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Social marketing has been one of the key areas within customer engagement this year and to that effect Oracle, IBM, Salesforce, TeraData and others have all acquired best of breed solutions this year. One product although in the competition has not been able to generate the buzz as much as we or i thought, was Microsoft Dynamics CRM. The company seems to be finally catching up with its competitors quick and fast.
The black Monday seems to be still haunting some major giants within mobile industry like Nokia, Google and Microsoft. Exactly this day in 1987 the stock market crashed around the world wiping out huge value in a very short period. Google's blunder today gave a quick shiver down the spine if such day would repeat itself again. Thankfully its not as bad :). However the threesome Google, Nokia and Microsoft have disclosed their accounts this quarter with some points to ponder over this weekend. Google though as a quoted draft by mistake.
If you are struck between complex maintenance of your business with excel spreadsheets and are not in a position to go for advanced products like SAP, NetSuite or Salesforce then here comes a new product TradeGecko coming out of its beta. TradeGecko is a cloud-based inventory and sales management SaaS application for small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
Apache is a home to majority of the projects that had been driving the industry from a long time with of-course almost every big fish tagging itself as a sponsor. Apache has announced general availability of its flagship projects Lucene Core 4.0 and Solr 4.0 this week boosting opensource and nosql based search technology.
ownCloud, the popular open source file sync and share project, released its latest free community edition today, adding new features like video streaming, mounting of third-party storage, like GoogleDrive and Dropbox, a presentation player and new address book and contact sharing.
Big Data buzz is going up with almost endless solutions and endless funding available from venture capitalists. ScaleOut software is the new entrant to provide an in-memory powered data analytics platform that integrates map/reduce functionality enabling organizations to achieve near real-time data analytics.
The first development milestone release (DMR) for MySQL Cluster 7.3 was on preview this week at MySQL Connect Conference. The release features support for Forigen Keys, NoSQL API for Node.js and new MySQL cluster Auto-Installer.
Apache Airavata, an incubator project (an entry path to Apache) so far that provides features to compose, manage, execute, and monitor small to large scale applications and workflows on computational resources ranging from local clusters to national grids and computing clouds, has graduated to Apache Top Level Project (TLP).
Serena Software has conducted a survey of IT professionals that focused on the current state of agile software development, the results of which came to light today. The research centered on what is working with regards to agile development methodology, the extent of agile adoption in enterprise IT organisations today, biggest challenges and more. The key findings revealed that development teams have united on agile practices, but lack the communication with customers, operations and other development teams, which slow projects and agile success.
Joomla, the opensource web content management system (CMS) has announced availability of its next major version 3.0.0. While the 3.0 comes with wide range of features enabling a responsive design support and an optimized admin console that works well on mobile devices, the opensource company has urged to assess the need to upgrade from version 2.5.x.