CIOs Cheerier About Future Spending
Chief information officers in the U.S. are surprisingly optimistic about the future and think IT spending will climb nearly seven percent in 2005.
Review: Unify Has Designs On Building Web Apps
NXJ is an enterprise rapid application development suite in the BPM space that enables the building of almost any transaction-based business application requiring end-user interaction.
Oracle Re-extends PeopleSoft Bid
Oracle is offering $21 per share or about $7.7 billion for PeopleSoft, a leader in human resources management software and an applications rival of Oracle's.
Tried and True
Keeping your SCM solutions simple can be more a effective way to keep customers happy than focusing solely on TCO.
Important product releases for the development of intelligent enterprises.
Data Presentation: Tapping the Power of Visual Perception
Why do we quickly comprehend some forms of data presentation, and not others? The answer is vital to designers of decision-support applications. This installment of our series connects insight into the process of vision with presentation best practices.
Here's The Deal
Strategic software acquisition should mark the beginning of a beautiful relationship. But in today's BI market, contract negotiations involve sorting through complex pricing options, maintenance fees, and more. Sage advice will help you become a smarter BI buyer.
BI Vendor Selection: Smarter the Second Time
With 2005 in their sights, organizations are planning to upgrade their business intelligence (BI) capabilities. Find out how you can overcome obstacles to achieving "second-generation" success -- including power politics played by entrenched vendors, business users, and IT.
Don't just automate processes: Work on improving their effectiveness.
High-level intelligence at a glance
Mixed Signals, Quality Management, Learning Time
Readers' Choice Awards
Intelligent Enterprise readers have voted! Here are the winners across 24 strategic business application categories.
Terror List Ties Up Sen. Kennedy
A database mixup held Kennedy at airline gates three times. He had to contact a Homeland Security undersecretary to clear it up.
Compliance Today, Intelligence Tomorrow
E-mail will make its way into the realm of BI as data warehouses become more sophisticated and companies push themselves to eke out every competitive edge.
NetSuite Targets QuickBooks Users
Online business application provider NetSuite launched NetSuite Small Business, a renamed and revamped version of its earlier Oracle Small Business Suite.
Performing ETL With SQL
Product Review: Sunopsis v3 is a database-friendly extract, transform and load tool that runs without an engine.
Holding The Course
Even if BI spending is softening a bit for some companies, anecdotal information from our readers indicates that the overall market is firm.