Help For Health Care
President Bush is pressuring the health-care industry to expand its use of IT. But where will the money come from?
Crime Fighter BI
Florida's efforts in law enforcement data-sharing, analytics and reporting can teach all BI practitioners a thing or two.
BMC Debuts Configuration-Management Database
The software is designed to help businesses unify service- and infrastructure-management tools to promote database management consistency and simplified integration among processes.
EII: Information on Demand
Will enterprise information integration really displace traditional data warehousing, or just complement it?
Agile To The Bone
Service-oriented architecture lets you respond quickly to demands for new and improved processes
Plug and Play Meets Process
Service-oriented approaches have helped Owens & Minor, TransUnion, Pfizer and MasterBrand Cabinets build processes quickly and affordably
Tear Down This Wall
E-commerce expert Peter Fingar and CSC Europe CTO Howard Smith are business process management systems (BPMS) evangelists. They envision a world where application design teams don't have to worry about the IT stack and don't have to throw their requirements over the proverbial wall to programmers.
For a growing portion of companies, BI is ready to start giving something back to the bottom line.
Open Source DBs Up Enterprise Appeal
Highly anticipated releases of the top two open source databases, PostgreSQL 8.0 and MySQL 5.0b, are expected this month. -- Also: Get Smart and Trendspotting
What Happened to Simplicity?; Intelligent Infrastructure; Lights On
The design of Business Objects' latest analytics platform points to the future of how BI will be practiced, no matter what vendor a business uses.
Two Niche E-Commerce Firms Merge
EFunds' $19.4 million buyout of ClearCommerce would give eFunds, a transaction processing outsourcer, products to prevent fraud during E-commerce transactions.
The Rumor Of SOX ROI
Sarbanes-Oxley-compliant organizations are starting to back up vendor claims that compliance management practices are producing benefits beyond compliance.