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Content tagged with Mobile Applications posted in February 2005
Optimizing Enterprise IT
News  |  2/24/2005  | 
Six strategies for reducing costs and ensuring business value
New Technology, New Approach To Design Apps
Commentary  |  2/24/2005  | 
Arch Ventures Partners has made investments in companies producing radio frequency ID tag and grid computing products, but may next put its money in companies developing products that exploit the nascent dual-core and multicore chip.
Google Movies
Commentary  |  2/23/2005  | 
Anticipating Oscar. It sounds like the title of some dreadful film; it is in fact an explanation of the timing of Google's latest search enhancement: cinema-centric search.
Just how many open-source licenses do we need?
Commentary  |  2/18/2005  | 
It's a question to which there's no answer … at least not yet. One thing's for sure: there doesn't seem to be any shortage of applications for new licenses. Ironically, the proliferation new open-source licenses, each with different restrictions and guidelines, introduces incompatibilities that could actually put up walls between some really good programs.
Linux is Linux, right?
Commentary  |  2/15/2005  | 
This week's LinuxWorld conference has brought with it the obligatory storm of new announcements from the most prominent providers of the Linux operating system: Novell and Red Hat. Both companies are making a serious play to grab desktop operating-system market share from Microsoft. Both have identified security as a major concern among their customers. And both have become chummy with the tech industry's biggest players. If open-source is all about mitigating vendor influence on IT innovation,
Linux' Maturing Message
Commentary  |  2/14/2005  | 
At this week's LinuxWorld Conference and Expo in Boston, look for technology vendors striving to convince IT managers that the real value to running Linux isn't just cost cutting.
Centive: On Demand Sales Performance Management
News  |  2/9/2005  | 
New solution for linking goals/objectives to incentives.
Synygy Drives EIM to Version 10.8
News  |  2/9/2005  | 
New release introduces next level of enterprise scalability for sales incentive processing.
IBM and SCO Share Split Decision In Latest Linux Sparring
Commentary  |  2/9/2005  | 
The wheels of justice continue to turn slowly in The SCO Group's $5-billion lawsuit against IBM, despite IBM's attempts to speed the process by requesting certain summary judgments that get to the heart of the case. The Utah U.S. District Court judge presiding over the case essentially rendered a split decision between the companies when he ruled Tuesday that he would allow IBM to maintain its claim that it hasn't infringed up
Headsup: Talk Amongst Yourselves
News  |  2/9/2005  | 
Headsup; PC-ERA vs. M2M-ERA Internet; Event Alert
Callidus Software: The EIM Road to Recovery, or Maybe Not
News  |  2/9/2005  | 
Corporate performance shows challenges in execution.
Oracle’s Good Intentions for Applications
News  |  2/9/2005  | 
Will PeopleSoft users find happiness in "fusion"?
Improved Security Enables More Wireless Apps
News  |  2/3/2005  | 
When the California law firm of Hooper, Lundy & Bookman gave its employees wireless access to internal applications, the firm increased its billable hours by seven percent.
SAP Fishes for .Net Portal Developers
News  |  2/3/2005  | 
If you work at one of the approximately 12,000 companies that run SAP applications on Windows servers, SAP and Microsoft's joint release of a portal development kit (PDK) for Visual Studio .Net 2003 presents a new possibility for agile application integration -- assuming the SAP Enterprise Portal is an interface you want to invest in.
IDC: Oracle Expands its Applications Market Footprint with PeopleSoft Acquisition
News  |  2/3/2005  | 
The study finds that the merger gives Oracle a significantly wider market footprint in applications on a worldwide basis.
Vignette Expands Reach
News  |  2/3/2005  | 
Access Distribution will add Vignette portal and collaboration solutions to its portfolio of enterprise application software solutions.
Process Gets Boost From SOX
News  |  2/2/2005  | 
The work SOX requires is a great start for process improvement, automation and control.
When Will IT Begin Acting Its Age?
Commentary  |  2/1/2005  | 
Microsoft last December distributed $32 billion to shareholders. That move, as we learned on Tuesday, boosted personal income in the United States by 3.7% in December. It also suggests that IT vendors are becoming more like other types of companies.

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