News & Commentary
Content tagged with Enterprise Architecture posted in October 2004
Page 1 / 2   >   >>
Acxiom Buys Chinese BI Firm
News  |  10/31/2004  | 
The data-management and services company buys a Shanghai-based provider of data-management, business-intelligence, and CRM services to Asian and global companies.
Here Car! Good Car!
News  |  10/29/2004  | 
Moody cars and "neuromarketing" make some nostalgic for old-fashioned technology.
Pipeline
News  |  10/29/2004  | 
Axentis, Corticon, and SAS lead our harvest of important releases.
Without Safety Nets
News  |  10/29/2004  | 
Will super-efficient supply chains take one beating and fail to keep on ticking?
Downplaying Upgrades and Other Mistakes of the 21st Century
News  |  10/29/2004  | 
Our interconnected world forces application users to face reality: It's time to upgrade.
The Post-Merger Pervasive
News  |  10/29/2004  | 
With more native drivers than ever, Pervasive Software's data integration suite packs a punch.
Wal-Mart Takes RFID To Sam's Club
News  |  10/29/2004  | 
The retailer will soon begin putting RFID-tagged cases and pallets in its chain of club outlets.
Hospitals Get New Data Source To Reduce Medical Errors
News  |  10/29/2004  | 
Emergency rooms in several Massachusetts hospitals are using a new electronic tool to access patients' prescription information from insurance claims to improve safety and quality of care.
R U Compliant?
News  |  10/28/2004  | 
Sarbanes-Oxley Act compliance is nothing if not a real-time challenge. Creating a good information flow among potentially hundreds of stakeholders requires a new influx of technology, including solutions based on instant messaging.
Metrics Development: Taking It From the Top
News  |  10/28/2004  | 
The biggest challenge in performance management often comes right at the beginning: metrics definition and development. Here are ideas to get strategic initiatives (and top executives) moving.
People Power
News  |  10/28/2004  | 
Organizations can only go so far to improve performance before they must address their most important asset: the workforce. Competitive forces are pushing managers to look beyond HR and ERP systems and embrace performance management.
Surrounding the ETL Requirements
News  |  10/28/2004  | 
Make sure you know your requirements before getting started on ETL.
More Than Pie Charts
News  |  10/28/2004  | 
Business intelligence is too important to be limited by outdated presentation and visualization.
The New Frontier
News  |  10/28/2004  | 
Innovation performance management: Is it a myth... or mandate?
The Many Faces of Workforce Management
News  |  10/28/2004  | 
HR, now seen as strategic, is the focus of application innovation.
The Cure for Healthcare?
News  |  10/28/2004  | 
Just like ER: Healthcare professionals demand mobile intelligence.
In Brief
News  |  10/28/2004  | 
High-level intelligence at a glance
Closed Loop
News  |  10/28/2004  | 
Before the Hype, The BCM Connection, The Zachman Framework
When Metrics Stink
News  |  10/28/2004  | 
Managing performance well means sending the right signals.
The Pieces Fall Into Place
Commentary  |  10/28/2004  | 
All the pieces seem to be falling in place for Oracle's hostile takeover bid for PeopleSoft.
Pilot Software Introduces Web Channel Performance Management
News  |  10/27/2004  | 
Pilot Software targets strategy-execution alignment for under-served Web initiatives.
Raising Employee IQ
News  |  10/27/2004  | 
Ten ways to raise every employee’s innovation quotient
Optimizing Workforce Communication and Productivity
News  |  10/27/2004  | 
Employee collaboration utilizing instant messaging brings value over email.
KXEN Brings Data Mining to Operations
News  |  10/27/2004  | 
Simplification of data mining brings sophistication to business.
Do Scorecards Deliver Value?
News  |  10/27/2004  | 
Are balanced scorecards really changing the way we drive performance?
Business Objects Wants To Tackle RFID Data
News  |  10/26/2004  | 
The BI firm has joined forces with a maker of product information software to help companies analyze the massive data flows anticipated from radio frequency identification (RFID) deployments.
Fair Isaac Touts Consumer Financial Data Service
News  |  10/26/2004  | 
A partnership with Experian combines Fair Isaac account management technology with a tool that updates lenders on consumers' credit behavior.
The Big Newbies
Commentary  |  10/25/2004  | 
How well will analytical tools from enterprise software giants pan out against technology from firms that specialize in -- and pioneered -- business intelligence?
Lombardi Boosts BPM Modeling With Upgrade
News  |  10/25/2004  | 
Lombardi Software introduced a new version of its business process management (BPM) software, with improvements in modeling, process simulation and activity monitoring.
Financial Apps Drive Hyperion Sales Jump
News  |  10/22/2004  | 
The BI firm experiences double-digit growth for its planning and financial management applications in the fiscal first quarter.
SAP Profit Up 15 Percent
News  |  10/22/2004  | 
The German company said net income for the quarter, ended Sept. 30 was $366.2 million, or 94 European cents a share, up from $318.1 million, or 81 European cents a share, in the same period a year ago.
BI Training Proves Key For Non-Profit Staff
News  |  10/22/2004  | 
A vitally important Canadian blood donor organization rolls out extensive training to help non-technical staff master their new BI reporting tools.
IBM Unveils Compliance-Focused Storage, Software
News  |  10/21/2004  | 
IBM on Wednesday introduced storage and software to help companies meet government mandates in healthcare, financial services, and other industries.
Siebel Systems Shows Some Muscle
News  |  10/21/2004  | 
CRM vendor posts profit along with healthy increase in licensing deals.
A Challenge For The Ages
Commentary  |  10/20/2004  | 
Government agencies on the national, state and local levels want to build a means of effectively sharing and analyzing homeland security data. The full difficulty of that task will rival anything the government has ever accomplished.
Informatica Hits Q3 Earnings Numbers
News  |  10/20/2004  | 
The data integration firm reported sales of $52.4 million, up from $50.6 million in the same period last year.
Word-based Reporting Tool Gets Upgrades
News  |  10/19/2004  | 
Windward Reports Version 3.0 features a new data source mapping component and has been made available for use in Microsoft's .NET framework.
Keys to the Database
News  |  10/19/2004  | 
Please stay on that side of the database.
Why It's Time for FP++
News  |  10/19/2004  | 
Finding a measure to effectively size applications has never been more complicated: Here's how using a 30 year old concept can help.
Pipeline
News  |  10/19/2004  | 
Recent Releases
A Good Idea With Some Loose Ends
News  |  10/19/2004  | 
Nexaweb attacks Web app performance, but neglects data management.
Dashboard Tool Introduced For Financial Services Firms
News  |  10/19/2004  | 
The Web-based application is the second in a series of industry-specific tools designed to ease performance management rollouts.
The Collaborative Effect
News  |  10/19/2004  | 
New business strategies and processes are putting pressure on IT to produce real-time information. Some of the most valuable stuff is held in manufacturing execution and plant processing systems. Integrating these resources is hard -- but competitive business value is the reward.
The No-Sacrifice, Affordable Data Warehouse App
News  |  10/19/2004  | 
Smart planning and open source technologies can cut away huge costs normally associated with enterprise data warehouse applications. Budget-constrained large enterprises have put these tips to the test, and smaller enterprises can benefit from them, too.
SMB Excel-eration
News  |  10/19/2004  | 
Small to midsized businesses (SMBs) often begin -- and sometimes end -- their quest for business intelligence with Microsoft's ubiquitous Excel. However, with an increasing number of add-ins -- not to mention a long look at what's up with Microsoft Business Solutions -- SMBs' options will multiply.
Measuring Up
News  |  10/19/2004  | 
Small to midsized businesses (SMBs) are living a golden age as new technology options give them the stuff to compete -- or at least partner more effectively -- with the largest organizations. But SMBs have to be smart; even in an on-demand world IT infrastructure is critical to flexible growth.
Data Quality Discipline
News  |  10/19/2004  | 
Any single data element can quickly go from a simple transformation into an explosion of new requirements: Are you prepared?
Fast Forward
News  |  10/19/2004  | 
High-performance computing: It's finally moving out of science labs and into enterprise decision-making.
A Picture of Trust
News  |  10/19/2004  | 
Corporate behavior under the microscope: Break a promise and customers will find out about it.
In Brief
News  |  10/18/2004  | 
Road Show Rage; SAS on 64-bit Linux; MySQL and Embarcadero Partner; Microsoft BI Central to Site; Discover Relationships - With People
Page 1 / 2   >   >>


The Business of Going Digital
The Business of Going Digital
Digital business isn't about changing code; it's about changing what legacy sales, distribution, customer service, and product groups do in the new digital age. It's about bringing big data analytics, mobile, social, marketing automation, cloud computing, and the app economy together to launch new products and services. We're seeing new titles in this digital revolution, new responsibilities, new business models, and major shifts in technology spending.
Register for InformationWeek Newsletters
White Papers
Current Issue
InformationWeek Tech Digest - July 22, 2014
Sophisticated attacks demand real-time risk management and continuous monitoring. Here's how federal agencies are meeting that challenge.
Flash Poll
Video
Slideshows
Twitter Feed
InformationWeek Radio
Archived InformationWeek Radio
A UBM Tech Radio episode on the changing economics of Flash storage used in data tiering -- sponsored by Dell.
Live Streaming Video
Everything You've Been Told About Mobility Is Wrong
Attend this video symposium with Sean Wisdom, Global Director of Mobility Solutions, and learn about how you can harness powerful new products to mobilize your business potential.