IBM Buys Database-as-a-Service Startup Compose

IBM’s Derek Schoettle said Big Blue bought Database-as-a-Service provider Compose to reach the next generation of developers trying to build cloud-native applications. How To Use Data To Outsmart Your Competitors (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) IBM purchased San Mateo, CA-basedCompose on Thursday. Compose is a privately held company that provides MongoDB, Redis, Elasticsearch,

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7 Smart Ways To Leverage Social Data

Social media data is not just for marketing anymore. Learn how companies are using these insights in novel ways to turn that data into dollars and cents. (Image: Geralt via Pixabay) Social media data is morphing into a new kind of ammunition for companies open to using it. Marketers have been monitoring the effectiveness of

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