Determining Data Platform Value: Leveraging the asset of an expert community

As discussed in the previous blog in this series, an Ernst and Young study, CFO-CIO: a growing collaboration, finds that “To succeed, organizations must make bold technology investment decisions that are driven by corporate strategy.” To achieve this goal, CIOs and CFOs need to work together with business leadership to ensure that, beyond cost effectiveness,… Read more

Determining Data Platform Value: A Combination of Strategy, Finance, and Technology

According to a recent Ernst and Young study, CFO-CIO: a growing collaboration, in the past three years, 71 percent of CFOs have increased their involvement in IT purchasing decisions. The report points out that this is true even though many CFOs admit they have “insufficient understanding of IT issues” and are more focused on “managing… Read more

Best of 2014: Top 10 Data Exposed Channel 9 Videos for Data Devs

Have you been watching Data Exposed over on Channel 9? If you’re a data developer, Data Exposed is a great place to learn more about what you can do with data: relational and non-relational, on-premises and in the cloud, big and small. On the show, Scott Klein and his guests demonstrate features, discuss the latest… Read more

The Perfect Combination: SQL Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 and System Center 2012

Delivering a Complete Data Platform for the Modern Datacenter with Cloud OS Today’s organizations need the ability to seamlessly build, deploy and manage applications and services across on-premise and cloud computing environments. The Cloud OS platform with Windows Server® 2012, Windows Azure, Microsoft® SQL Server® 2012, Microsoft System Center 2012 and Visual Studio 2012 work… Read more