A panel of experts discuss when data becomes 'big', and typical board responses to requests for big data investment
Over-zealous date conversion to blame
Spreadsheet potential for all. Joy.
Are CIOs and rogue apps starting to co-exist in peace?
HP previously used a disparate combination of Excel, Access and analytics tools before adopting Anaplan's HyperBlock technology
Splunk has allowed firm to simplify its environment and better use its resources, claims head of grid operations and support
Sandwich chain integrates planning processes and gets 'one-click view of financial plans' with new software, says CFO
Mobile division head opted for Google as a 'kneejerk reaction' because friend from Ocado said it was a good idea
Microsoft's approach to iOS, Android and the overlaps between its own products, suggests that the firm may have finally changed tack
Oracle 'wouldn't give the same rigour, reliability and agility as Microsoft SQL Server 2012', claims company chief operating officer
Many employees are essentially writing their own apps on Excel already, says Joe Baguley
Competition for enterprise office users heats up
Business intelligence platform reduces time to create reports
Windows 8 on ARM aims to bring tablets to the masses
Outlook makes it onto Mac OS X, VBA scripts return to Mac Excel, and Mac users can integrate with Office Web Apps
A word processor, spreadsheet and presentations suite for Microsoft's smartphone platform