Testifying for Oracle at its antitrust trial, Lawson CEO John Coughlan tried to show his company was more than a middle-market player, but was confronted with several cases in which its customers complained that the software vendor wasn't up to the job.
Innovative software firms are answering the call from U.S. government agencies for advanced analytics to help combat terrorism and criminal activity. What's the potential of this software for strategic business applications?
To help sell its services and better manage shipping processes, Ryder System's logistics division in May completed a carrier portal that makes shipment-tracking information visible to customers as well as the 650 carriers (including FedEx, J.B. Hunt, Roadway, Schneider, UPS and Yellow) that move the company's freight.
BPM Partners released a performance management dashboard designed for use by companies in the healthcare industry, the first of several anticipated industry-specific tools the services firm plans to produce.
A PeopleSoft executive testified that Oracle and SAP are its only real competitors in the high-end business-software market; earlier, Oracle's lawyers said SAP will overrun Oracle if its takeover of PeopleSoft is blocked.
5 Top Federal Initiatives For 2015As InformationWeek Government readers were busy firming up their fiscal year 2015 budgets, we asked them to rate more than 30 IT initiatives in terms of importance and current leadership focus. No surprise, among more than 30 options, security is No. 1. After that, things get less predictable.
InformationWeek Tech Digest, Nov. 10, 2014Just 30% of respondents to our new survey say their companies are very or extremely effective at identifying critical data and analyzing it to make decisions, down from 42% in 2013. What gives?