Content tagged with Enterprise
posted in March 2011
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Social Learning A Hit At Classic Residence
News  |  3/31/2011  | 
Taleo Learn is being used by employee groups within the operator of retirement communities to train and educate each other.
Telligent Connects With Microsoft Lync
News  |  3/31/2011  | 
The beta version of the company's community software includes presence, chat, VoIP, and the capability to initiate videoconferences from inside Lync.
IBM Connects With Social Software
News  |  3/30/2011  | 
Jeff Schick, IBM's vice president of social software, gives a tour of the company's various social media applications and how he uses activity streams and communities throughout the day. Acquisition Points To Marketing Ambitions
Commentary  |  3/30/2011  | 
Radian6 brings social media monitoring capabilities to the SaaS-vendor’s CRM suite, but Marc Benioff makes no bones about the broader application potential.
Oracle's Itanium Dump Could Spark M&A Frenzy
Commentary  |  3/30/2011  | 
Teradata and SAP will be attractive targets if Oracle's rivals believe Larry Ellison is going to keep his best software to himself.
Google Launches In-App Billing On Android Market
News  |  3/30/2011  | 
Feature provides more ways for developers to make money, combats piracy, and reduces the number of apps in the online store.
Oracle, Moffitt Collaborate On Cancer Informatics System
News  |  3/30/2011  | 
Moffitt Cancer Center is using Oracle technology to build a scalable, secure data analysis platform to support personalized cancer care and research.
Cisco To Acquire NewScale For Cloud Self-Provisioning
News  |  3/30/2011  | 
The addition of a service catalog and self-service portal will make Cisco into more of a private cloud supplier. To Buy Radian6 For Social Media Monitoring
News  |  3/30/2011  | 
Radian6 makes tools to monitor and analyze comments from 150 million websites, social media sites, blogs, and discussion forums.
IBM To Support Australia's National Broadband Plan
News  |  3/29/2011  | 
$205 million deal calls for Big Blue to provide government-backed NBN with key software and consulting services.
Workday Extends Cloud Integration Options
Commentary  |  3/29/2011  | 
Platform as a Service provides an ecosystem for linking ERP to payroll, recruiting, benefits, time-tracking, and other systems and third-party providers.
Broadvision's Clearvale Express Offers Free Social Media Capabilities
Slideshows  |  3/28/2011  | 
Broadvision has introduced Clearvale Express, a SaaS-based social networking/enterprise 2.0 application that makes it possible for a company to provide workers with a Twitter-like activity stream that lets you know what your colleagues are working on, collaborate on files and tasks, and build collaborative communities. Workers can follow other users and view a simple Facebook-like profile wall on each user of the company network within Clearvale Express. The application is a stripped down versio
Unified Communications Goes Social
Commentary  |  3/28/2011  | 
Facebook-style interaction adds the missing link to enterprise voice and video integration.
Practical Analysis: Oracle Vs. HP -- Who's Got Your Back?
Commentary  |  3/28/2011  | 
Customers should opt to keep the vendor that's keeping their interests in mind.
Data Gaps Plague Process Initiatives
Commentary  |  3/28/2011  | 
Data governance and business process management efforts are too often siloed. It's up to IT (and the business) to integrate the two.
India's Satyam Hit With Asset Freeze
News  |  3/28/2011  | 
Still dealing with fallout from a 2009 fraud scandal, the offshore outsourcer insists it has enough free cash to continue operations.
Nimbula Readies Cloud OS Launch
News  |  3/27/2011  | 
Director operating system will enable providers to build out a cloud infrastructure like Amazon's EC2, then extend it with their own brand of added services, the firm announced at Cloud Connect.
Social Media Is Changing CRM
News  |  3/25/2011  | 
Facebook, Twitter, and other social channels are changing the way companies interact with customers, says Alex Dayon, executive VP of customer relationship management at
Itanium Dump Could Cost Oracle Billions
Commentary  |  3/25/2011  | 
Forcing customers to buy Sun hardware if they want to run Oracle apps may be the only way to justify a $7.4 billion acquisition, but such a move could alienate customers and deliver them straight to rivals.
Army, Air Force Get 3D Battle Planning Technology
News  |  3/25/2011  | 
DARPA designed the holographic display system to help military leaders plan initiatives in urban areas and other complex terrain.
Budget Ax Threatens Key Federal IT Initiatives
Commentary  |  3/25/2011  | 
Taking the Congressional hatchet to funds for cloud computing, data center consolidation, transparency, and IT oversight is risky business, and appropriators should reconsider.
Oracle Reports 37% Revenue Growth
News  |  3/24/2011  | 
Software revenue increased 19% from a year ago, reaching $6 billion, and gross margins for the hardware business Oracle acquired when it bought Sun Microsystems reached 55% in the most recent quarter.
Panorama Applies Social Network To Business Intelligence
News  |  3/24/2011  | 
Seeking to deepen contextual BI, Panorama Software's Necto enables team sharing of analysis and also analyzes every user's connection to information.
Sazneo Offers Group Chat For Business
News  |  3/24/2011  | 
The browser-based, cloud service groups messages into channels established around teams, departments, and initiatives.
NASA CTO For IT's Departure Highlights Fed's Cloud Challenges
Commentary  |  3/24/2011  | 
Chris Kemp was a force behind the government's Nebula cloud, and it isn't clear how fast the federal cloud computing effort will move forward after his departure.
Internet Explorer 9 Fast, Powerful, Intuitive
Slideshows  |  3/24/2011  | 
The browser wars are back and bigger than ever. Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, and Opera are all providing innovative, fast, and streamlined experiences for surfing the Web. And now, with the release of Internet Explorer 9, Microsoft joins in with arguably the best Web browser the company has ever released. With a revamped interface, improved security and privacy options, and much better performance, IE 9 compares well with competing browsers. Traditionally a laggard in performanc
Intel And HP Back Itanium, Slam Oracle
News  |  3/24/2011  | 
Chipmaker's CEO says there is no truth to Oracle's claim that Intel has decided to phase out the high-end processor.
NComputing Intros Bundled Desktop Virtualization For SMBs
News  |  3/24/2011  | 
"Office in a Box" packages devices, software, and pre-certified peripherals to encourage desktop replacement for everyday productivity tasks.
SAP Unifies Governance Risk And Compliance Suite
News  |  3/24/2011  | 
Single platform combines Access Control, Process Control, Risk Management and Global Trade Services. The payoff: faster, easier deployment and more comprehensive, automated GRC.
Ariba Discovery Helps Buyers Find Suppliers
News  |  3/23/2011  | 
Using dating sites like as a model, the e-procurement network makes it easier for companies to find and qualify suppliers and vice versa.
IBM To Buy Management Software Developer
News  |  3/23/2011  | 
Acquisition of Las Vegas-based Tririga, Inc. will bolster Big Blue's Smarter Planet offerings.
Box Brings Content Management To The Cloud
News  |  3/23/2011  | 
ECM Cloud Connect can move information between more than 40 on-site enterprise content management systems like Microsoft SharePoint and EMC Documentum and Box's cloud platform.
Don't Give Short Shrift To Software Testing
Commentary  |  3/23/2011  | 
Even vanilla hosted collaboration systems need to be put through their paces with each successive upgrade.
RPath Simplifies Building Workloads For Data Center, Cloud
Commentary  |  3/22/2011  | 
Operating system expertise is combined with a cross-hypervisor approach to offer a "service factory" for the visual assembly of software stacks.
Microsoft System Center Adds Private Cloud Portal
News  |  3/22/2011  | 
Concero, introduced at the Microsoft Management Summit in Las Vegas, will be able to deploy Hyper-V virtual machines to Windows Servers internally or to the Windows Azure cloud. Makes Email Social
News  |  3/22/2011  | 
The client plug-ins for Microsoft Outlook or Lotus Notes display sidebars and tabs for viewing enterprise collaboration content, reducing the need to send email attachments and cutting storage costs.
ON24 Brings Social Media Capabilities To Webcasting Platform
News  |  3/22/2011  | 
The development environment uses widgets to add collaboration, training, and social network feed tools to online meetings.
Binfire Boosts Project Management In Collaboration App
News  |  3/21/2011  | 
The cloud-based software gets a real-time, interactive whiteboard, tagging, and free-form search.
Nuix Integrates E-Discovery With Lotus Notes
News  |  3/18/2011  | 
The software pulls data via Domino Extensible Language (DXL), IBM's preferred method of data-extraction for Lotus Notes, across both email and other Lotus Notes databases.
MongoDB 1.8 Adds Journaling
News  |  3/17/2011  | 
The NoSQL database system for handling big data as documents adds several features beyond the much-requested "write-ahead" journaling, including covered and sparse indexes.
Okta Shows Single Sign-On Service For Cloud Apps
Commentary  |  3/17/2011  | 
TechWebTV catches up with Okta at Cloud Connect 2011 to find out how the company is using its Active Directory-compliant single sign-on service to help enterprises easily give employees access to cloud services.
HP's Leo Apotheker Talks Turkey (And Some Trash)
Commentary  |  3/17/2011  | 
The new CEO wants us to forget the company’s recent tumultuous affairs and is working on crystalizing the message behind "The HP Way 2.0." View the video interview.
Google Chrome 10 Boosts Performance, Management
Slideshows  |  3/17/2011  | 
Google releases a new version of its Web browser every six weeks, so a new release of the Chrome browser is usually light on new features. That's true for Chrome 10, but the improvements in the new version of the browser are welcome. Probably the biggest new feature is the new Crankshaft V8 engine for JavaScript. Along with other performance improvements, the JavaScript engine clearly puts Chrome right at the top of browser performance, based on a variety of benchmarks. Chrome 10 has also added
Vanderbilt Launches Cancer Decision Support Tool
News  |  3/17/2011  | 
My Cancer Genome Web site will collect information about genetic mutations that impact different cancers and link to targeted research on treatment options.
Executives Flock To LinkedIn
News  |  3/17/2011  | 
Corporate leaders are shying away from Twitter, Facebook, and other consumer-oriented sites and embracing LinkedIn and specialty business networks, according to the Society for New Communications Research.
Seesmic Desktop Adds Yammer Plug-In
News  |  3/17/2011  | 
Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn are among the social networking content streams available via the Seesmic client due to integration with Yammer.
SuccessFactors Acquires Social Learning Firm, Upgrades SaaS Suite
News  |  3/17/2011  | 
Jambok multimedia learning platform added to help customers create and share training content. Software-as-a-service BizX suite gets analytic, social networking, and mobile upgrades.
Google Apps: A Love Story
News  |  3/16/2011  | 
How the BI-LO grocery chain found happiness in the cloud.
Review: Google Adds Faster Engine To Chrome 10
News  |  3/16/2011  | 
The latest version of the Google Chrome Web browser includes a new JavaScript engine that boosts performance and has added improved Options management.
SAP Adds OpenSocial API To StreamWork
News  |  3/16/2011  | 
Apps built with the social Web development standard can be made available to users of SAP's collaborative decision-making software.
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