Microsoft is looking at how companies do business--and writing software products to support those processes.
New and noteworthy product releases for intelligent enterprises.
The Reality of Real Time
Don't let the hype confuse you: Real-time enterprise technologies offer operational more than strategic benefits.
Execution Systems: The Heart of Intelligent Manufacturing
Steadily evolving over two decades, the manufacturing execution system (MES) now plays a central role in achieving manufacturing efficiency and effectiveness. The MES also commands potentially valuable sources of information for strategic business applications that feed on enterprisewide intelligence.
BI Scorecard: The Best BI Tool
Vendor demos often obscure architectural differences between BI suites. Yet, as our BI Scorecard series concludes, you dare not overlook them.
Data Warehouse Check-Ups
Periodic check-ups will help you avoid letting business intelligence and data warehousing problems spin out of control.
Quality Is Job One
New data quality remedies took center stage at The Data Warehouse Institute's recent gathering in Boston.
Buffalo Spammer Found Guilty
Howard Carmack was sentenced to as many as seven years in prison for stealing Internet accounts to send hundreds of millions of spam messages.
Business Technology: Words Are IT's Bridge To Credibility And Funding
We all know that IT matters and just as surely, so, too, does language matter. It might be comfortable to lean on the specialized internal jargon of our professions, Bob Evans says, but business-technologists need to continue making big strides in dropping the Soap and picking up the concepts, themes, and language of business.
The Truth's In The Analysis
You don't have to be studying for a doctorate in philosophical relativism to know that the truth can get a little squishy when it's reported different ways.