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Moving to Cloud Can Ease SAP HANA Transition

by   |    September 2, 2014

Lee Blakemore, SVP of Velocity Solutions for SAP Software at Velocity Technology Solutions, argues that, for SAP customers, transitioning to the cloud now can make implementation of HANA easier later and offers tips for cloud-enabling your SAP deployment. Read More…


The Use of BI in the Cloud is a Game Changer

by   |    August 7, 2014

In this excerpt from their forthcoming book, “Creating Business Agility: How Convergence of Cloud, Social, Mobile, Video, and Big Data Enables Competitive Advantage,” authors Rodney Heisterberg and Alakh Verma describe what the current migration to cloud BI means for CIOs and list the top issues IT leaders must consider when evaluating cloud BI. Read More…


How to Innovate Using Multi-Source, Multi-Structured Data

by   |    July 22, 2014

Products and services leveraging multi-source, semi-structured data allow businesses to compete better and function more efficiently, but analyzing heterogeneous data presents challenges to conventional relational databases. In this opinion piece, Harmeek Bedi of BitYota writes that the solution is a new class of cloud-based Data Warehouse Service designed for fast, low-latency analytics. Read More…