Profile of Doug HenschenExecutive Editor, Enterprise Apps
Member Since: 11/15/2013
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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 2013
Oracle OpenWorld delivered big news and a consistent message. It also repackaged old news, bashed big data tools and avoided license cost and complexity issues.
If Oracle's 'new' cloud services sound familiar, that may be because they've been announced before. Here's a rundown on the real cloud news.
Oracle E-Business Suite, JD Edwards, PeopleSoft and Siebel customers are extending their on-premises deployments with cloud-based services.
Promising 100 times faster performance on existing apps, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison makes a move to take the wind out of SAP's Hana in-memory sales.
Oracle is making nice with Microsoft and Salesforce.com is doing deals with bitter rivals. Here's why coopetition rules in the cloud age.
Oracle's first quarter financials showed some strength amid mixed results. Hurd promises SAP Hana-killer announcement at next week's Oracle Open World.
Salesforce.com promised deep integration with Oracle applications in June. Now it's promising similar ties with HCM and financials vendor Workday.
MemSQL adds JSON document handling to its high-scale, in-memory database to challenge the leading NoSQL database vendor.
Teradata expands in-database analysis options with Revolution Analytics and Fuzzy Logix, growing rivals of SAS in advanced analytics.
World's largest music service switches Hadoop distributions to take advantage of Hortonworks Hive improvements, support services.
Couchbase JSON Anywhere strategy brings NoSQL database to iOS, Android and the cloud, challenging SAP and MongoDB in the process.
Too many big data initiatives start with nebulous goals. Executives from MetLife and Tivo Research Analytics pipe up on getting practical.
SAP resells Intel and Hortonworks Hadoop distributions, adds big data applications, connectors and scientists.
SAP says KXEN deal will bring automated predictive analytics capabilities to business users, not just data scientists.
Workday Big Data Analytics is ready to take on big external data sets, but for now most customers are focused on internal analyses of smaller data.
ChatterBox is reborn as Salesforce Files, a file-storage and sharing system that will reach into the likes of SharePoint and Dropbox.
ConocoPhillips, the No. 2 company in the IW 500 ranking, uses analytics and dashboards to increase natural gas production.
Smartphone app running on Cassandra hails cabs in multiple cities. Acunu powers analytics for tracking taxi requests, pickup hot spots and more.
The latest Salesforce and Workday results echo InformationWeek research: Cloud apps are moving beyond SMBs and into hard-core areas like ERP.