Profile of Doug HenschenExecutive Editor, Enterprise Apps
Member Since: 11/15/2013
News & Commentary Posts: 1717
Doug Henschen is Executive Editor of InformationWeek, where he covers the intersection of enterprise applications with information management, business intelligence, big data and analytics. He previously served as editor in chief of Intelligent Enterprise, editor in chief of Transform Magazine, and Executive Editor at DM News. He has covered IT and data-driven marketing for more than 15 years.
Articles by Doug Henschen
posted in September 2012
Social network giant Facebook and venture capital blue chip Accel Partners think emerging platforms like Hadoop deserve new business intelligence, data visualization, and analytics tools.
Oracle's venerable database will gain virtualization; new Exadata appliance and tighter integration between cloud and on-premises data also expected.
Oracle applications executive Steve Miranda, via Twitter chat, suggests Fusion, Taleo, and RightNow will be focus of attention at next week's Oracle Open World conference.
Tibco Spotfire, already popular for finding the proverbial needle in the haystack, now works smarter with the biggest haystacks.
Salesforce.com is still tiny compared to giants like IBM, Oracle, and SAP, but there's plenty of room for fast growth in new markets. Here's what it needs to do next.
Salesforce.com and Facebook co-developed new Work.com app for goal-setting, employee feedback, and performance reviews.
At Dreamforce conference, Salesforce.com's marketing, development platform, and HTML5 announcements point to consolidation of acquisitions even as it adds new file-sharing, social, and collaborative capabilities.
Hortonworks shares its innovations with everybody, including rivals Cloudera and MapR. CEO Rob Bearden says the market will 'return to its rightful owner.'
Oracle's planned acquisition complements earlier purchase of Taleo and stokes competition with IBM, Salesforce.com, and SAP in talent management.
Epicor acquires Solarsoft Business Systems, introduces scaled-up, multi-tenant ERP service aimed at midmarket companies.
SAP's Jim Hagemann-Snabe takes on tough questions and rebuts Larry Ellison's barbs at the InformationWeek 500 Conference.
At the IW500 Conference, P&G's Filippo Passerini demos analytic dashboards used to forecast performance and drive the right decisions.
Three performance management and business intelligence announcements show a maturing market for cloud-based reporting, planning, and analysis.
EMC's Greenplum unit still has an important partnership with SAS, but a new deal with Alpine Data Labs brings big data practitioners a second option for advanced analytics.
Dow better anticipates demand as it moves into high-margin specialty products.
E. & J. Gallo, the No. 5 company in the InformationWeek 500, brings silos of data together for analysis and adds insights from social networks.
IBM's new cloud-based suite eyes cross-functional teams that don't want or can't buy multiple specialized systems for each aspect of digital marketing.
Oracle complies with a judge's ruling that it must keep developing its database and applications to run on HP's Itanium servers. But it vows to appeal.
Beer maker hopes to avoid data warehousing and business intelligence suites and instead rely on a mix of ERP-based reporting and cloud-based performance management.
After settling with SAP for $306 million in TomorrowNow copyright case, Oracle appeals judge's decision to set aside a massive jury award.