Fair Isaac's 3Q Profits Decline
The credit-rating service and credit-analysis software supplier said revenue was up about 6% but net income was down almost 4%.
Healthy On The Front End
Software companies floundered right and left in the most recent quarter. Not the reporting and analytics firms.
Gary Thomson, CIO and senior VP of Choice Hotels International, sheds light on customer data integration and the role of the CIO.
Automated, model-driven architecture could be your ticket to simpler, less painful enterprise development.
Biometric Passports Pushed Back
Legislation to push back the deadline requiring countries in the State Department's Visa Waiver program to issue the passports awaits President Bush's signature.
Business Objects Outpaces 2Q Estimates
The business intelligence software giant reported revenue of $222.2 million in the quarter ended June 30, up from $129 million in the same period last year.
Common Mistakes in Data Presentation
When it comes to data presentation, graphical glitz can confuse rather than clarify what's being communicated. Our practical series delves into common errors and how to correct them.
Survival Data Mining for Customer Insight
Data mining techniques that have proven their worth in smaller applications are now crossing over into mainstream business computing. A practical approach will help you better understand customer behavior and reduce churn.
Customer Value: Setting the Gold Standard
If customers are essential to profitability, why do so few companies put them at the focal point of performance management? Here's a practical guide to help your organization use metrics to drive higher customer value.
Boosting Business Acceptance
Business acceptance is a bigger problem than BI/DW professionals want to admit. Here's how to get on the right track.
Seeing the Connection
Thanks to text mining, visualization software can now depict relationships between concepts found in documents and email.
The Pieces Are Moving
What's that grinding sound? It's nothing less than strategic business applications shifting to a higher virtual plane.
High-level intelligence at a glance
Hunting Big Game
When you think of customer value, don't think CRM - think B2B processes.
IBM Overhauls Executive Ranks
Michael Borman, general manager of IBM's Global Business Partners and PartnerWorld organization, is tasked to oversee IBM's iSeries.
SAP Lives Up To Earnings Preview
Software revenue increased 15% from the second quarter of 2003, and the vendor expects overall software revenue in 2004 to increase by around 10% compared with 2003.
The SAP Question
Should Oracle and PeopleSoft be viewed in the context of a global market, or a domestic one?
IBM Ships Product Data Management Tools
IBM unveils software to help businesses track, manage and control product data shared with customers and partners or gathered internally from different information technology systems.
Cheap, Easy RFID?
Microsoft prepares to enter the radio-frequency ID market by tuning its products and collaborating with partners. Will its low-cost model change the stakes?
EII: Dead on Arrival
The only problem with the 'EII for intelligence' approach is that it is absolutely and utterly flawed.
Grid Computing Is Growing
Oracle's Ellison says he sees it in Oracle's sales figures, and analyst research points to an upward tick, too.
A New View on Intelligence
Given the growth of XML and the advantages of EII, more companies will change their view of on-demand intelligence.
IBM To Scoop Up Analytics Firm Alphablox
IBM reveals plans to increase the business intelligence capabilities of its DB2 data warehouse and middleware products with the signing a definitive agreement to purchase the BI software maker.
Radio Beacon Ships RFID Kits For Microsoft ERP
Radio Beacon launches two software-hardware kits for companies looking to incorporate the use of product-tracking electronic tags with Microsoft Corp.’s Great Plains and Solomon business applications.
Oracle Names New CFO
Harry You is leaving the same position at Accenture to succeed Jeff Henley as Oracle's chief financial officer.
SAP Acquires A2i
SAP AG said it has acquired software maker A2i Inc. to broaden the data management capabilities within SAP’s NetWeaver integration platform.