News & Commentary
Content tagged with Mobile Applications posted in May 2004
Strategy Shift
News  |  5/31/2004  | 
Microsoft is looking at how companies do business--and writing software products to support those processes.
BEA To Emphasize Software As Architected Services
News  |  5/31/2004  | 
It launched its Liquid Computing strategy, which is designed to get business processes to flow through a company without regard for boundaries set by the IT infrastructure.
FDIC Tells Banks To Get Ready For Check 21
News  |  5/31/2004  | 
Banks must make operational changes to comply with law, regulatory group says.
Information Builders Intros Quick Set-Up BI For VARs
News  |  5/28/2004  | 
Information Builders and its subsidiary iWay Software introduced a quick set-up business-intelligence package for VARs, and Web services software for IT managers.
NetSuite To Add ERP Functions To Hosted Apps
News  |  5/28/2004  | 
NetSuite debuts new enterprise resource planning (ERP) features it will add to its hosted application portfolio in the third quarter.
Pancake Chain Adopts E-Business
News  |  5/24/2004  | 
Restaurant-Management system at IHOP is designed to improve data collection and better serve franchises and restaurant patrons.
Kawasaki Boosts Supply Chain
News  |  5/24/2004  | 
U.S. distribution arm of motorcycle maker adds data-analysis functions to its data marts to improve visibility of parts distribution.
North Carolina Farm Bureau Expedites Policy Processing
News  |  5/20/2004  | 
North Carolina Farm Bureau has reduced its staff and expedited its policy processing function. The carrier has improved quality dramatically while redeploying 30 percent of its staff and reducing policy turnaround from three weeks to five days at the most.
Seibel Launches Two New Vertical Market CRM Packages
News  |  5/20/2004  | 
New offerings for Siebel 7.7 are targeted at communications service providers and the automotive industry.
BEA To Unwrap New Products, 'Liquid Computing' Vision at eWorld
News  |  5/20/2004  | 
Vendor will unveil BPM version of WebLogic, ESB at annual developer show
The Evolving Enterprise
News  |  5/18/2004  | 
Don't blame outsourcing for the transformation of the IT profession. It's time to adapt, or face obsolescence.
Embedded BI: Intelligence at Your Service
News  |  5/18/2004  | 
As organizations grow to depend on globally distributed service networks, their business intelligence (BI) capability must adapt. Here's how autonomous agents will "embed" BI in business processes to overcome new challenges.
Oracle Goes Bam
News  |  5/18/2004  | 
Oracle said last week it's adding business-activity monitoring capabilities to its application server.
ERP Market Benefiting From IT Spending Increase
News  |  5/18/2004  | 
The global market for enterprise resource planning software is expected to grow by more than $1.5 billion this year.
Standing at the Crossroads
News  |  5/17/2004  | 
Should you outsource, upgrade, or simply leverage existing technology to improve ERP system performance?
Business Objects Certified For IBM's On Demand Suite
News  |  5/17/2004  | 
Business Objects and IBM have "several" industry-focused On Demand integrations in the works, said Business Objects, which announced the news at the annual Retail Systems conference being held this week in Chicago.
Acsis Announces Partnership with SAP AG to Fulfill Vision of RFID
News  |  5/14/2004  | 
IntelligentApplications News - May 11, 2004
Oracle To Update App Server With Business Activity Monitoring
News  |  5/14/2004  | 
Data integration software also to be spun off as separate product.
Sales Performance Expectations Rising Fast
News  |  5/13/2004  | 
From efficiency to effectiveness in the sales organization.
Planning and Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance
News  |  5/13/2004  | 
Mature planning systems provide many benefits.
Enhance ERP to Improve Business Effectiveness
News  |  5/13/2004  | 
Failing to periodically assess existing systems negatively impacts business.
Completing the IT Value Equation
News  |  5/13/2004  | 
Manage the entire IT portfolio to optimize IT alignment.
GERS Targets Retail Industry With BPM
News  |  5/13/2004  | 
GERS Retail Systems, a maker of technologies for managing retail stores, will incorporate business performance management capabilities into its planning and analytics tools.
Intalio Receives $11 Million In New Funding
News  |  5/12/2004  | 
Cargill Ventures joins board of pure-play BPM vendor.
Geac Ties Performance Management Software To Back-Office Apps
News  |  5/10/2004  | 
Geac integrated a number of its ERP and industry-specific applications with performance management functionality based on software it acquired last year, the company said Monday.
Applix To Announce Excel-Based Planning Module
News  |  5/10/2004  | 
Applix's Planning Manager is designed to act as a task and review layer on top of TM1, the company's analytics platform.
Gluecode Partners With MySQL
News  |  5/9/2004  | 
Gluecode, which offers portal, security management and business process management software, is bundling MySQL's database with its portal software, Gluecode Advanced Server, as well as with Gluecode Enterprise Server, a single suite of Gluecode's entire portfolio.
Open For Business
News  |  5/4/2004  | 
Preparing for a complex, event-driven future, leading-edge businesses are pushing the software community to focus application development on a vision of business-driven, integrated processes. The conclusion of our series focuses on key components.
A Kinder, Gentler Process
News  |  5/4/2004  | 
BPR isn't coming back to haunt us
Adobe Beefs Up Acrobat Publishing Platform
News  |  5/4/2004  | 
Buys business process software maker to better integrate PDFs into enterprise workflow.
PeopleSoft Targets Smaller Businesses With New Apps Suite
News  |  5/4/2004  | 
The package combines industry-specific business processes, implementation services, and hardware.

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