Business Intelligence for the Mid-Market

Over the last couple of decades, companies in virtually every industry have used data warehouses (DW) to collect and organize data that they analyze to gain information about their market, customers or their own operations. This provides business intelligence (BI) that allows them to understand and predict trends so they … READ MORE

Vickie Farrell February 27, 2012

Live from the ARC World Industry Forum!

I’m in Orlando, FL today at the sixteenth annual ARC World Industry Forum hosted by ARC Advisory Group, the leading research and advisory firm for industry and infrastructure. ARC Advisory Group covers technology related to business systems, product and asset lifecycle management, operations management, energy optimization, automation systems and supply … READ MORE

John D'Andrea February 8, 2012

How evolved is your workplace?

In October, Dell and Intel introduced the "Evolving Workforce Study" at Dell World. The introductory report sparked discussion around how the workforce is changing and how IT will be called upon to adapt in order to support ever-growing employee needs. The study boasts seven potential hypotheses related to new working … READ MORE

Paul Bell December 7, 2011

Unlock IT Investment for Innovation

As Dell Inc. chief Michael Dell mentioned in his keynote speech opening Dell World, the line between the business and IT continues to disappear. And what’s causing that? First, businesses face insatiable end-user demand as the members of the millennial generation – who’ve never known a world without computers and … READ MORE

Ana Cantu October 13, 2011

Can’t attend Dell World 2011? Go virtually!

Update 10/3: Dell World 2011 in Austin is now sold out. Join us virtually! It’s free, and you can register now at Dell World: Live Online.    Are you an IT professional who can't make it to Austin for Dell World 2011? No worries – stream it! Dell World: Live Online … READ MORE

Sarah Richardson Luden September 28, 2011

Debunking the myths of innovation (part 2)

Myth 2: Successful innovations require large-scale, disruptive revolution. Reality 2: The most successful innovations are often the simplest. Disruptive innovative, as opposed to incremental improvement, is not typically achieved by asking customers what they want or need. Some businesses do not do formalized market research (focus groups, surveys, panels) to … READ MORE

Jim Stikeleather September 8, 2011

Debunking the myths of innovation

Myth 1: Innovation is all about emerging technologies and creating new products. Reality 1: Innovation is also about new services and new ways of doing business Firstly to help understand the concept of innovation, a definition has to be established. Simply defined, innovation is the process that takes new ideas … READ MORE

Jim Stikeleather August 31, 2011
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