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Content tagged with Government posted in February 2004
ROI Comparison Report: Portals
News  |  2/27/2004  | 
How are the customers of major portal vendors faring?
DOJ Moves to Block Oracle's Bid for PeopleSoft
News  |  2/27/2004  | 
The Department of Justice, joined by seven states, said it would file a civil antitrust lawsuit against Oracle Corp. to block its attempt to acquire PeopleSoft Inc.
WebSideStory Launches Web Analytics Platform
News  |  2/26/2004  | 
WebSideStory introduced a Web site analytics service that replaces its HitBox products, introducing dashboard and reporting improvements.
Oracle-PeopleSoft Battle Widens
News  |  2/26/2004  | 
The case spills over into the political arena with word that Oracle lobbyists have met with Senate Judiciary Committee staff members to discuss the case.
QlikTech Introduces BI Application For SAP Data Sources
News  |  2/25/2004  | 
QlikTech debuted a business intelligence package designed to pull data from various SAP data sources and hopes to introduce templates for analyzing specific types of business tasks with the software in the first half of this year.
Study: Sarbanes-Oxley Doesn't Worry Most IT Managers
News  |  2/25/2004  | 
Among 1/3 of IT operations considering upgrades to comply with Sarbanes-Oxley, likely areas of IT investment include analysis of contract management and supply chain.
Hyperion Debuts BI Platform, Linux Support
News  |  2/25/2004  | 
Hyperion introduced the first stage in its product road map since acquiring Brio Software.
ING Implements Cognos for Intelligence
News  |  2/24/2004  | 
Bank uses new BI tool to organize metrics.
Why Business Intelligence Matters
Commentary  |  2/22/2004  | 
The Web has simultaneously made data easier to gather and share, and also created new channels of information all its own. And emerging technologies on the horizon — radio frequency identification technology that it's hoped will track individual items within supply chains, for example — promise whole new mountains of data. Making better use of that data is your job, and we're here to help.
Nurture the Wealth
News  |  2/20/2004  | 
Nurturing corporate wealth from information assets is the focus of BI and data warehousing in 2004.
Instant Recognition
News  |  2/20/2004  | 
Actuate's Spreadsheet Designer makes the most of a familiar paradigm.
News  |  2/20/2004  | 
Key product releases, with a focus on customer data integration.
News & Analysis
News  |  2/20/2004  | 
Hosted CRM is hot... and so is "dynamic" CRM, a service-oriented approach to improving customer service.
Collaborate to Innovate
News  |  2/20/2004  | 
How can IT advance making innovation a core competency? Key to your success is collaboration: Find out what inventive software providers are doing to support collaborative ingenuity.
End the Conflict: Resolve Customer Data Inconsistency
News  |  2/19/2004  | 
The conflict must end: To provide strategically important customer sales, marketing, and service, your organization must get past the turf battles and establish solid, timely, and high-quality customer data.
It's an Old Story
News  |  2/19/2004  | 
Oracle is generating so much news, who can keep up?
The Fall of Waterfall
News  |  2/19/2004  | 
Does your development methodology send you down Niagara Falls in a barrel?
Accuracy and Precision
News  |  2/19/2004  | 
Analytic accuracy and precision will make or break real-time decision-support systems.
Efface the Music
News  |  2/19/2004  | 
Mobile phones and music-making converge: Can you dance to it?
Preemptive Intelligence
News  |  2/19/2004  | 
The Department of Homeland Security's concept of an information sharing and analysis center — designed to watch for crisis signals so that it can respond rapidly and intelligently if one does unfold — has merit for private businesses. Here's why
The Word on Text Mining
News  |  2/19/2004  | 
Text analytics provide concept discovery, automated classification, and innovative displays for volumes of unstructured documents.
From Strategy To Execution
News  |  2/19/2004  | 
How can business intelligence improve the whole information value chain? The answer requires a network approach that integrates standalone applications and data resources to deliver timely intelligence across the enterprise.
Data-Management, Financial-Planning System Launched
News  |  2/19/2004  | 
Financial planners need data management, according to Carlsbad, Calif.-based Financial Profiles.
New Software Helps Predict Customer Behavior
News  |  2/19/2004  | 
SPSS has combined predictive-analytics and text-mining technologies for market analysis applications, life sciences research and other areas.
Unstructured Data's Value
News  |  2/19/2004  | 
SPSS Inc. has combined its predictive-analytics and text-mining technologies into one application.
Feds Invest In Info-Sharing Center For Financial Industry Security
News  |  2/19/2004  | 
They'll spend $2 million to create a next-generation financial-services information-sharing and -analysis center to help the industry protect its IT infrastructure.
Feds Set Up Analysis Center for Financial Industry Security
News  |  2/17/2004  | 
Will spend $2 million to create a next-generation financial-services information-sharing and -analysis center to help the industry protect its IT infrastructure
Certive Connects Disparate Data
News  |  2/17/2004  | 
Certive Corp. this week will ship new software designed to help companies reduce the complexity of connecting disparate data sources.
Cantor Fitzgerald Offers A New View
News  |  2/17/2004  | 
Traders can now supplement their strategies using Cantor Market Data's AutoSpeed View. The product combines a direct-data feed from eSpeed with proprietary analytics tools.
Microstrategy Fills Out Reporting Skills
News  |  2/17/2004  | 
New MicroStrategy Report Services include operational reports, scorecards or dashboards, as well as classic business reports delivered in the style the user feels most comfortable with.
Actuate Announces Application For Analytic Pros
News  |  2/17/2004  | 
Actuate Analytics is designed for "power types," company says.
Real-Time Data Access Using BPM
Commentary  |  2/17/2004  | 
A look at BPM's capabilities and the current BPM market.
NetSuite Beefs Up Analytics Capabilities
News  |  2/17/2004  | 
NetSuite boosts its BI dashboards.
PeopleSoft Adds Ascential Data Integration Tools
News  |  2/17/2004  | 
PeopleSoft builds the Ascential tools into its Enterprise Performance Management applications.
Energy Bar Firm Gets Reporting Boost
News  |  2/17/2004  | 
Business-intelligence software from Corporate Radar to simplify data-analysis process.
ERP Linked to RFID as Vendors Rebuild Apps
News  |  2/17/2004  | 
Translating data from RFID tags to supply-chain software key to deriving value.
Revenue, Profits Jump at Informatica
News  |  2/17/2004  | 
Fourth-quarter revenue grew 13% to $56.7 million, while profits more than doubled from the year-ago quarter.
Enterprise Reporting Makes a Comeback
News  |  2/17/2004  | 
Companies turn data into reports for use by the larger knowledge workforce.
Fraud Spurs European Analytic Spending
News  |  2/17/2004  | 
Compliance, risk management fuel investment, Datamonitor forecasts.
Business Objects Unveils Product Roadmap
News  |  2/17/2004  | 
Business Objects S.A. releases a roadmap for the integration of its business intelligence products with reporting technology obtained in the acquisition of Crystal Decisions, which closed last month.
Synygy Introduces Innovative Solution for Workforce Performance Management
News  |  2/13/2004  | 
Synygy Objectives Management software enables strategy-to-execution management
A New Symphony for Performance Management
News  |  2/13/2004  | 
SymphonyRPM brings platform and solutions for operational performance management
The Making of a Real-Time Hero
News  |  2/11/2004  | 
Leverage corporate information to make your organization smarter, faster, and more profitable.
Cognos Updates Financial Planning Software
News  |  2/11/2004  | 
Business intelligence heavyweight Cognos released Tuesday a new version of its financial planning software that more closely melds with the functions of Cognos' reporting, scorecard and analytic applications.
Justice Recommends Against Oracle Bid for PeopleSoft
News  |  2/11/2004  | 
Oracle maintains that its takeover bid ultimately will be cleared
Ascential Selected by PeopleSoft for Data Integration
News  |  2/5/2004  | 
Opportunity for Ascential and challenges for PeopleSoft customers
Secure FTP with AS3
News  |  2/5/2004  | 
Maybe you can teach an old dog new tricks

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