Who isn’t a “data-driven” business these days? At Domapalooza 2017, I met a Domo customer that’s walking the walk. Colony American Finance CIO Matthew March shared how lean IT helps them excel. It’s also a cloud BI story, moving from spreadsheet chaos to business actions. March has numbers to back it up – including a 100 percent company-wide adoption rate.
In this edition: A look beyond the robots, into emotional intelligence and culture change where humans can – in theory – make the difference. Plus: Google’s enterprise cloud play gets a harder look, and new pieces on re-inventing talent, DBAs, and, alas, net neutrality. And, some awkward whiffs that may surprise you.
Putting servers in oil seems ready-made to provoke questions such as ‘Would you like fries with that?’ But Dutch start-up, Asperitas, is using the oil to cool the servers not cook them, is doing it in a way that has a lot of long-term economic arguments in its favour, and is maybe arriving just as new technologies come along that could exploit it
On the day of the MuleSoft IPO, we look at its rival, cloud-based integration platform Dell Boomi, and why it didn’t spin off during the recent EMC merger
IaaS as Oracle’s largest cloud market? Larry Ellison has Amazon in his sights as Oracle beats Wall Street expectations for its third quarter.
In part two of Dick Hirsch’s series on enterprise microservices, Hirsch takes the reader on an illustrated dive into the SAP Hybris YaaS microservices approach. Crunching data from SAP Hybris, Hirsch analyzes SAP’s microservices release schedules and patterns. He also reflects on how microservices might impact S/4HANA, and the SAP Cloud Platform.
At the SAP Hybris event in Munich, SAP announced the SAP Hybris Revenue Cloud offering – the latest in a series of commercial microservices offerings. In this analysis, Dick Hirsch explains why microservices are becoming a factor for enterprise software vendors. He also breaks out several types of microservices, and the relevance of each.
Spend management provider Coupa handsomely beats analyst estimates in its Q4 FY17 results and raises guidance based on a ‘disciplined’ growth strategy
Is Google finally getting serious about enterprise cloud? We’d like to think so but then we’ve been here many times before.
You don’t normally think Microsoft when it comes to server hardware design, but its Project Olympus development platform may hold the key to how servers, applications, services and data centers develop. It has already become a de facto standard for the processor chip makers to meet.