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Content tagged with Mobile Applications posted in August 2004
Review: Unify Has Designs On Building Web Apps
News  |  8/30/2004  | 
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
News  |  8/27/2004  | 
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.
Customer Profitability Is Not A Financial Metric
Commentary  |  8/25/2004  | 
Try treating customer profitability as a demand chain metric, not a financial measure.
A Better View Into Relationships
News  |  8/25/2004  | 
Anacubis Desktop 3.0 shows the BI potential of information visualization software.
Pipkins App Lets Call Centers Manage Schedules Online
News  |  8/25/2004  | 
A new module for Pipkins' Vantage Point workforce management software lets call center agents and supervisors view and modify schedules online.
Readers' Choice Awards
News  |  8/24/2004  | 
Intelligent Enterprise readers have voted! Here are the winners across 24 strategic business application categories.
Cognos Bids For Swedish Software Vendor
News  |  8/24/2004  | 
It's willing to pay more than $52 million in cash for Frango, a developer of financial-consolidation and reporting software.
SAP Inks HR Deal With U.S. Postal Service
News  |  8/23/2004  | 
SAP has signed a deal to replace the U.S. Postal Service's 25-year-old human resources management system with SAP software. Posts Solid Earnings, Raises Guidance
News  |  8/20/2004  | reports strong earnings in the second quarter on an 88 percent jump in revenue.
BMC Readies Application Management Tools For PeopleSoft
News  |  8/20/2004  | 
BMC Software Inc. plans to release next week an upgrade of its application management tools for PeopleSoft business software.
NetSuite Targets QuickBooks Users
News  |  8/18/2004  | 
Online business application provider NetSuite launched NetSuite Small Business, a renamed and revamped version of its earlier Oracle Small Business Suite.
Oracle Releases New CRM Software
News  |  8/17/2004  | 
Integration of sales and marketing is key to new release.
Metastorm Upgrades BPM Software
News  |  8/16/2004  | 
Updates include better rules-management, BPEL support and a dashboard for process monitoring.
Synygy Adds Referrals Management Solution
News  |  8/13/2004  | 
Solution addresses incentives, sales processes, and customer interaction oversights.
Customer Profitability and Demand Chain Strategies
News  |  8/13/2004  | 
Creating cross-functional customer value-based initiatives.
Epitome Releases Productivity System For Mortgage Industry
News  |  8/13/2004  | 
The suite is designed to allow organizations to automate and streamline residential and commercial mortgage processes, from origination to underwriting and servicing.
Forrester VP: Judge Should Block Oracle Takeover Of PeopleSoft
News  |  8/11/2004  | 
Says takeover would hurt customers by "virtually eliminating further innovation of the PeopleSoft product lines."
Axentis Delivers New Edition Of SOX Management Pack
News  |  8/10/2004  | 
Latest version deepens assessment functionality and expands reporting capabilities.
SEC Outlines Its Five-Year Plan
News  |  8/9/2004  | 
On the agenda are collaborative technologies, knowledge management, and workflow automation.
Actuate's UpTrade Program Revived Due to Popular Demand
News  |  8/6/2004  | 
News - August 1, 2004
Microsoft Business Solutions Goes Thematic
News  |  8/6/2004  | 
Microsoft outlines five development themes for its ERP solutions.
PeopleSoft Lands Biggest Deal In Its History
News  |  8/6/2004  | 
The software and services deal with Mexico's Tax Administration is valued at more than $50 million.
Report: Non-Tech Execs Have Growing Say In IT Budgets
News  |  8/4/2004  | 
Cross-functional committees in companies around the world are playing an integral role in setting IT direction.
Unix V. Linux ? What's really at stake?
Commentary  |  8/3/2004  | 
IT industry consultant Rob Enderle came down hard on Linux and the concept of free software Tuesday at the second day of SCO Forum in Las Vegas. "I've always had a sense of [BS] and bullies," Enderle told the crowd of SCO resellers, software partners, customers, and employees. The implication, based upon Enderle's presentation, is that IBM and a faction of the Linux vendor and user community are resorting to threats and misinformation to undermine SCO's efforts to pursue legal action to
Princeton Softech, BMC Enter Marketing Alliance
News  |  8/3/2004  | 
The pact adds Princeton's database archiving software to BMC's performance management portfolio.
SCO has a plan, and (this time) it doesn't involve the inside of a courtroom
Commentary  |  8/2/2004  | 
More than a year into its contentious battle with IBM, Novell, and the Linux community over Unix's possible role in the development of Linux, the SCO Group still believes there's a place for its Unix-based products. Even as Linux grabs share from competing operating systems, a recent Forrester Research study notes that Unix isn't going anywhere anytime soon.
Fuego Aligns With Healthcare Consulting Firm
News  |  8/2/2004  | 
IT consulting firm Daou will use Fuego's application, called FuegoBPM, to streamline healthcare customers' business processes.
Wise Move For Snack Company
News  |  8/2/2004  | 
Production-scheduling software lets Wise Foods participate in promotions and compete better with national brands.

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