Katherine NoyesU.S. Correspondent, IDG News Service

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Katherine Noyes has been an ardent geek ever since she first conquered Pyramid of Doom on an ancient TRS-80. Today she covers enterprise software in all its forms, with an emphasis on Linux and open source software.

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Why analytics is eating the world

New tools promise to empower an increasingly diverse set of business users, but there are potential pitfalls

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Six features coming to Tableau's new BI analytics suite

Queries will be as much as 10 times faster

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GinzaMetrics helps marketers get more bang for their social buck

Four new tools link social-media efforts with the bottom line

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Salesforce App for Outlook brings CRM data to the inbox

Now in beta, the app is available for free with a subscription to Salesforce Enterprise Edition or higher

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AeroFS makes cloud collaboration free for up to 30 users

Security-focused service offers a private enterprise cloud with unlimited data

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Ellison swings at Salesforce as Oracle's growth sputters

A mixed Q3 earnings report was buoyed by strong cloud revenues

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Dropbox for Business gets two new collaboration tools

Users can now comment on shared files and keep Microsoft Office documents synchronized more easily

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Microsoft Dynamics CRM gets an analytics-infused update

Highlights include new social and mobility features, closer Office 365 integration

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This isn't your father's enterprise software

Changing expectations and a new generation of users are transforming the face of business applications

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Software AG hitches cloud wagon to AWS

The company will bring its entire cloud portfolio to Amazon Web Services this year

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Docker scoops up Kitematic for smoother Mac compatibility

Startup's open-source tool adds a GUI and one-click Docker installation

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New Chrome app puts Act-On's marketing automation tools front and center for SMBs

Users can now access the SaaS platform's functionality from anywhere within the browser

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SAP brings new analytics tools to companies large and small

Updated predictive capabilities target IoT and big data

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Adobe extends its Marketing Cloud to IoT and beyond

New features aim to help brands bring interactive experiences to retail stores, hotels and vending machines

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Salesforce gives Service Cloud a shot of data science

New features aim to help companies be smarter in customer interactions