News & Commentary
Content tagged with Software posted in November 2004
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Mr. Torvalds Goes To Brussels
Commentary  |  11/30/2004  | 
Last week, a group of Open Source pioneers joined the battle over the future of software patents in the European Union. Over the next several weeks, the EU could fall into the same legal trap that ensnared the U.S. software industry--or it could take the first step towards dumping the concept of software patents once and for all.
Beyond BPM Tools
Commentary  |  11/30/2004  | 
Process management is a practice that can be supported by tools not traditionally thought of as "BPM" software, and businesses owe it to themselves to investigate all their options before deciding on a BPM strategy.
Unprotected PCs Fall To Hacker Bots In Just Four Minutes
News  |  11/30/2004  | 
The lifespan of a poorly protected PC connected to the Internet is a mere four minutes, research released Tuesday claimed. After that, it's owned by a hacker.
Lycos Europe To Spammers: It's Payback Time
News  |  11/30/2004  | 
The strategy is to bog down spammers' servers and drive up their operating costs.
Beijing Gives Microsoft The Boot
News  |  11/30/2004  | 
Beijing's municipal government kills a $3.5 million deal with Microsoft, as government officials prove they're serious about enforcing a "buy-China" software policy.
Connect Computing, Mandrakesoft Tackle Small-Biz Linux
News  |  11/30/2004  | 
Connect Computing partners with Mandrakesoft to offer Linux server software tailored for the small business market.
DecisionPoint Tool Reveals PeopleSoft, SAP Financial Data
News  |  11/30/2004  | 
DecisionPoint Release 11 sources finance and operational information from enterprise applications, creating a data warehouse for reporting and analysis.
HP Links Business Processes And IT Management
News  |  11/30/2004  | 
Hewlett-Packard's new OpenView software is designed to help companies automate IT responses to business events, such as a jump in order-processing transactions.
Catch of the Day: Banks Face New Phishing Scams
News  |  11/30/2004  | 
A new attack can result in stolen personal data even if the recipient of the fraudulent E-mail is not fooled by it.
Microsoft Cans Windows 2000 SP5
News  |  11/30/2004  | 
It plans instead to produce an "update rollup" in the middle of next year as its last security patch for the operating system.
Microsoft Windows Name Service (WINS) Said To Be Vulnerable
News  |  11/30/2004  | 
Microsoft is recommending that network administrators remove WINS if it's not needed.
Red Hat Preps Enterprise Linux 4
News  |  11/30/2004  | 
With the top two commercial Linux distributions based on the Linux 2.6 kernel, the open-source operating system could gain greater footing among enterprise apps.
Intel Offers Desktop Linux Resources To Asian Partners
News  |  11/24/2004  | 
The chipmaker extends documentation, software and support services to desktop Linux system builders, matching its existing programs for Linux servers and Windows systems.
Firefox Downloads On A Red-Hot Roll
News  |  11/24/2004  | 
Users download more than 5.6 million copies of the Firefox 1.0 browser since its release two weeks ago, reflecting recent market-share gains against Internet Explorer.
Linux Server Revenue Tops $1 Billion In Growing Market
News  |  11/24/2004  | 
Research firm IDC says Linux servers posted their ninth consecutive quarter of growth, now accounting for nearly 10 percent of all server revenue.
Outsider On Top
News  |  11/24/2004  | 
Computer Associates' CEO-elect must reconcile product strategy and customer satisfaction
Intel Helps Asian PC Partners Ship With Linux
News  |  11/24/2004  | 
Chipmaker provides Linux tools to reach growing market there.
Workstream Brings Workforce Systems to Next Level
News  |  11/24/2004  | 
Workstream TalentCenter elevates the software as service model.
Workforce Performance Management: Efficiency and Effectiveness
News  |  11/24/2004  | 
Automating and improving processes and performance.
Siebel Strengthens Commitment to Business Intelligence
News  |  11/24/2004  | 
Broadening of analytic application suite brings new focus for Siebel Business Analytics.
Lawson Looking for Light in EPM
News  |  11/24/2004  | 
ERP solution provider shifts focus -- maybe.
USDA Searches Web For Clues About Illegal Plants And Animals
News  |  11/24/2004  | 
It's deploying new search software that more intelligently finds sites that trade in flora and fauna that could harm people or the U.S. ecology.
PeopleSoft: Succeed or Secede
News  |  11/24/2004  | 
Another option for PeopleSoft users is conceivable.
ERP Rest in Peace
News  |  11/24/2004  | 
Commoditization of ERP transitions focus to performance management.
Honeywell And IBM Join For Defense Design
News  |  11/24/2004  | 
10-year joint design deal is part of IBM's effort to sell wider range of services
Eye on Open Source
News  |  11/24/2004  | 
More Choices for BI on Linux; MySQL Might Have Jumped the Gun
Merchants Fight Fraud
News  |  11/24/2004  | 
Use of methods to combat online fraud is up 13%, survey finds
Hackers Take Aim At Ad-Server Networks
News  |  11/24/2004  | 
Attacks take advantage of unpatched flaw in Internet Explorer 6.0
The Big Picture: Oracle-PeopleSoft Battle's Side Effect
Commentary  |  11/24/2004  | 
It's hard to argue with SAP's strategy when tech pros crave depth.
Vendors Aim To Ease Compliance For Web Data
News  |  11/24/2004  | 
Filtering appliance vendor 8e6 Technologies and storage vendor Procom ally to let companies better manage their Web data for compliance purposes.
JBoss Is Flying High
Commentary  |  11/24/2004  | 
Open-source applications are winning over enterprise IT departments, and JBoss is one of the firms leading the charge.
CSI: Data Warehouse
News  |  11/24/2004  | 
Armed with a knowledge of patterns, you can root out bad data.
Pipeline
News  |  11/24/2004  | 
Recent Releases
Beyond the World Wide Web
News  |  11/24/2004  | 
As the Internet continues to mature, look for the coming of age of the next big thing: the Semantic Web.
'Smartphone' Era To Start Next Year, Researcher Predicts
News  |  11/24/2004  | 
Research firm also predicts that 80 percent of mobile workers will use wireless e-mail within the next three years.
Solving the Last Mile
News  |  11/23/2004  | 
Expect some final roadblocks when trying to expose your enterprise systems as services.
The 2004 Realware(r) Awards
News  |  11/23/2004  | 
A Celebration of Strategic Business/IT Success
Set Disruptors ON FULL
News  |  11/23/2004  | 
New information integration technologies, with help from Moore's Law and increasing standards acceptance, are becoming today's disruptive technologies. Data warehouse incumbents are in for a surprise if they don't pay attention.
SAML: The Secret to Centralized Identity Management
News  |  11/23/2004  | 
Complicated by too many systems, too many applications, and too many passwords, identity management is a major headache for most organizations. Can an intelligent, Web-services approach employing new standards ride to the rescue?
Building an Intelligent IT Infrastructure
News  |  11/23/2004  | 
To address the complexity of today's requirements, IT needs a fresh approach to infrastructure. New technologies are coming together to help you construct a smarter, more flexible environment. Here's how to progress toward your goal.
You Want Reviews? We've Got 'Em!
Commentary  |  11/23/2004  | 
Been coveting a snazzy, sleek smartphone? How about an inexpensive way to share and sync files? A workhorse file and print server? Or a digital pen that remembers everything you write and creates e-mails
The 38 Subsystems of ETL
News  |  11/23/2004  | 
Three little letters -- E,T, and L -- obscure the reality of 38 subsystems vital to successful data warehousing.
Performance Management: 2005
News  |  11/23/2004  | 
What's the best way to align business with IT?
SmartAdvice: Five Main IT Categories To Evaluate In Companies You Might Buy
Commentary  |  11/23/2004  | 
There are some basic IT functions, from tech plans to an inventory of products, to consider when your company is deciding whether to buy another, The Advisory Council says. Also, weigh the cost of backing information up against the cost of lost business in deciding on a data backup plan; and look at your company's software-development processes when deciding whether to move immediately to the new CMMI.
Casting for ROI
News  |  11/23/2004  | 
Pinning down BI's return on investment will never be easy, but it might be easier than fly fishing.
Innovation or Exaggeration?
News  |  11/23/2004  | 
IBM's "Business Transformation Outsourcing" adds service improvement to BPO's purpose.
Apparel Industry Catches Up To Supply-Chain Age
News  |  11/23/2004  | 
For an industry that makes its money by being ahead of everyone else, few have modernized the all-important supply chain. Koret is one that has invested, however.
Oracle V. PeopleSoft Could Last Several More Months
News  |  11/23/2004  | 
Although Oracle has won a majority of PeopleSoft's shares, PeopleSoft refuses to give in. A ruling to eliminate PeopleSoft's poison pill isn't likely, and it looks like the two are headed for a proxy battle.
In Brief
News  |  11/23/2004  | 
Storage on the Grid; dBASE: Back in Action?; SAP and HP Team for Midsized Companies; Gartner to App Vendors: Go a la Carte
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