Help For Health Care
President Bush is pressuring the health-care industry to expand its use of IT. But where will the money come from?
Crime Fighter BI
Florida's efforts in law enforcement data-sharing, analytics and reporting can teach all BI practitioners a thing or two.
BMC Debuts Configuration-Management Database
The software is designed to help businesses unify service- and infrastructure-management tools to promote database management consistency and simplified integration among processes.
EII: Information on Demand
Will enterprise information integration really displace traditional data warehousing, or just complement it?
Agile To The Bone
Service-oriented architecture lets you respond quickly to demands for new and improved processes
Plug and Play Meets Process
Service-oriented approaches have helped Owens & Minor, TransUnion, Pfizer and MasterBrand Cabinets build processes quickly and affordably
Metastorm Teams With NEC
NEC will recommend and install Metastorm's e-Work software in conjunction with its own products and services, especially those designed for the banking, brokerage and insurance industries.
Tear Down This Wall
E-commerce expert Peter Fingar and CSC Europe CTO Howard Smith are business process management systems (BPMS) evangelists. They envision a world where application design teams don't have to worry about the IT stack and don't have to throw their requirements over the proverbial wall to programmers.
For a growing portion of companies, BI is ready to start giving something back to the bottom line.
Composite Information Server 3.0; Edge 2.0; JRockit 5.0; WebLogic Server 9.0; Eclipse Test & Performance Tools Platform (TPTP) 3.2
Open Source DBs Up Enterprise Appeal
Highly anticipated releases of the top two open source databases, PostgreSQL 8.0 and MySQL 5.0b, are expected this month. -- Also: Get Smart and Trendspotting
What Happened to Simplicity?; Intelligent Infrastructure; Lights On
The design of Business Objects' latest analytics platform points to the future of how BI will be practiced, no matter what vendor a business uses.
Two Niche E-Commerce Firms Merge
EFunds' $19.4 million buyout of ClearCommerce would give eFunds, a transaction processing outsourcer, products to prevent fraud during E-commerce transactions.