The beauty of performing analytics in the cloud is that it’s usually on a pay-per-use basis. This can help smaller organisations employ tools usually only affordable to bigger players. Real-time analytics can provide your whole workforce with up-to-the-minute data on customers and sales wherever they are. Social media analytics can help to harvest data, making the most of public interaction.

Forget Big Data, use "Little Data" instead

News 9 Nov, 2015 Nicole Kobie

Futurist suggests companies can create "magical" experiences for customers by paying attention to little details

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Content management should be viewed through same lens as CRM, ERP et al

News 27 Oct, 2015 Maggie Holland

The value of managing content in a more strategic way should not be underestimated, claims Box CEO

Oracle takes Big Data analytics into the cloud

News 27 Oct, 2015 Joe Curtis

Database giant’s platform takes data from processing through to insight

Oracle democratises data visualisation with latest cloud tool

News 27 Oct, 2015 Joe Curtis

Mix, analyse and present data using your mobile device

OpenCRM announces ClicData BI integration

News 22 Oct, 2015 Clare Hopping

The addition of ClicData as an OpenCRM integrator adds an additional BI reporting tool to the platform

How to use the iOS Health app

Advice 21 Oct, 2015 Clare Hopping

If you’re an iPhone user looking to get fit and healthy, the iOS Health app can help you hit your goals. Here’s how to use it..

Teradata launches IoT analytics apps

News 20 Oct, 2015 Clare Hopping

App imports Big Data to platforms like Hadoop and Terdata's own analytics software

Amazon's new in-memory engine SPICE will transform your analytics

News 8 Oct, 2015 Joe Curtis

QuickSight, based on the SPICE engine, lets users analyse all their AWS data in minutes

AWS announces Amazon Elasticsearch Service

News 5 Oct, 2015 Clare Hopping

The real-time distributed search and analytics engine is a super-speedy way to load, process, analyse and visualise data

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Box and IBM team up on new data capture and sharing tools

News 1 Oct, 2015 Adam Shepherd

Key management and legal hold support also coming to the cloud storage platform

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Microsoft announces more intelligent cloud offerings

News 30 Sep, 2015 Clare Hopping

As an extension of Azure, it has announced additonal products in containerisation, security, infrastructure and the IoT

Microsoft to boost Office 365 capabilities with VoloMetrix acquisition

News 4 Sep, 2015 Jane McCallion

Organisational analytics features will be brought to cloud productivity suite

Women's Tennis Association transforms its business with help of SAP HANA

Case Studies 6 Aug, 2015 Jane McCallion

Tennis Analytics for Coaches will transform fan experience as well as helping players

Salesforce: Gov can learn from private sector

News 30 Jul, 2015 Joe Curtis

Salesforce's UK chief says IT firms can help Whitehall achieve digital transition

Analytics, big data most common cloud tasks for developers

News 27 Jul, 2015 Clare Hopping

IoT app development will take place entirely in the cloud in 2016

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Tableau to open EU datacentre by end of 2015

News 7 Jul, 2015 Joe Curtis

Visual analytics firm hopes facility will boost adoption of cloud tool Tableau Online opts for Cloudera's EDH

News 7 Jul, 2015 Clare Hopping

The firm wanted a Hadoop-based solution to help offer a more personalised experience for customers

Box inks deal with IBM to integrate cloud services

News 24 Jun, 2015 Rene Millman

Partnership promises email and social integration, and Watson-powered analytics

SAP reveals new data analytics tool for financial services

News 24 Jun, 2015 Jane McCallion

Data pooling with increased understanding of risk could help increase profits

Capgemini division plumps for IBM cloud platform

News 19 Jun, 2015 Clare Hopping

Sogeti will begin using IBM Bluemix as a developer sandbox for IoT devices, collaboration and app programming