Peter Sayer

Senior Editor

Peter Sayer covers enterprise applications for CIO.com.

Top 12 BI tools of 2020

Top 12 BI tools of 2020

It’s not always easy choosing a business intelligence tool to meet the needs of your enterprise. Here are 12 that could work for you.

Mercy turns to analytics to improve implant outcomes

Mercy turns to analytics to improve implant outcomes

Mercy Technology Services is using NLP technologies and an in-memory database to extract and analyze data from doctors’ notes in near real-time.

ServiceNow: Not just for managing IT services anymore

ServiceNow: Not just for managing IT services anymore

ServiceNow is making a play to push beyond ITSM, thanks to new AI tools in the Orlando release of its Now platform and other recent AI-related moves.

HHS takes low-code approach to healthier legacy apps

HHS takes low-code approach to healthier legacy apps

The Dept. of Health and Human Services is leveraging agile and low-code dev tools to cut down tech debt, moving some of its 100-plus legacy apps to the cloud.

Concordance harmonizes ERP for healthy growth

Concordance harmonizes ERP for healthy growth

When three distributors of health care products joined forces, they had to merge IT teams and settle on a common ERP before they could deliver tools for growth.

IBM puts Power Systems in SAP’s cloud

IBM puts Power Systems in SAP’s cloud

SAP and IBM offer a new (certified) home for big databases in SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud.

SAP promises to support S/4HANA through 2040

SAP promises to support S/4HANA through 2040

The ERP vendor seeks to entice upgrades to its latest platform as it also announces there will be no support for Business Suite 7 beyond 2030.

Not dead yet: Windows Server 2008 users have options

Not dead yet: Windows Server 2008 users have options

With support for Windows Server 2008 ending, there’s still time to examine alternatives to upgrading.

Google offers IBM AS/400 apps new home in its cloud

Google offers IBM AS/400 apps new home in its cloud

Search giant follows Microsoft in offering route to legacy workload modernization via new Power Systems service in Google Cloud Platform.

IBM quantum computing network adds new Fortune 100 explorers

IBM quantum computing network adds new Fortune 100 explorers

More businesses are experimenting with quantum computing via IBM’s Q Network, including Delta, Anthem, Goldman Sachs and Wells Fargo.

Uniper CIO seizes on company split to move to cloud

Uniper CIO seizes on company split to move to cloud

When power company E.ON spun off its gas business as a new company, Uniper’s CIO started modernizing.

AWS re:Invent: Intelligent services, closer clouds

AWS re:Invent: Intelligent services, closer clouds

Quantum computing is still way out there, but Amazon Web Services is bringing other computing tasks much closer to home.

Inside Cisco's IT monitoring makeover

Inside Cisco's IT monitoring makeover

When Cisco’s IT team set out to replace a homegrown monitoring system, changing minds was as much of a challenge as changing code.

Dreamforce 2019: Salesforce gives CRM ‘single source of truth’

Dreamforce 2019: Salesforce gives CRM ‘single source of truth’

At its annual customer conference, Salesforce.com introduced Customer 360 Truth and a curiously British-sounding Einstein that your customers can now access.

Inside HPE’s massive S/4HANA consolidation

Inside HPE’s massive S/4HANA consolidation

Taking a top-down approach is the key to ERP consolidation success, says HPE SVP and CIO Archana Deskus. Unless the CEO is on board, something this big won’t get done.

The big picture from Tableau Conference 2019

The big picture from Tableau Conference 2019

More AI, more preparation, more cloud integration were the key takeaways from the analytics platform maker’s annual event.

Microsoft shows off hybrid cloud management and cloud analytics tools at Ignite

Microsoft shows off hybrid cloud management and cloud analytics tools at Ignite

Enterprises will soon have access to Azure Arc and Azure Synapse Analytics, two new services that bolster Microsoft’s cloud offerings.

Ticketmaster tackles tech debt with streaming data platform

Ticketmaster tackles tech debt with streaming data platform

Online box office takes data science enterprise-wide without rewriting all its code.

Oracle Co-CEO Mark Hurd dies

Oracle Co-CEO Mark Hurd dies

Hurd’s death leaves Oracle in the hands of its other CEO, Safra Catz

9 key takeaways from SAP TechEd Las Vegas

9 key takeaways from SAP TechEd Las Vegas

SAP seeks to simplify app development on its cloud platform, while helping customers make the most of machine learning.

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