Content tagged with Enterprise
posted in August 2006
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Microsoft Boosts Support for Legacy Products
News  |  8/30/2006  | 
Microsoft is extending custom support agreements for legacy products, which is good news for companies that want extra time before upgrading to newer products.
Oracle Upgrades PeopleSoft Performance Management
News  |  8/30/2006  | 
Oracle unveils version 9 of the PeopleSoft Enterprise Performance Management suite of analytical applications.
Analysis: Processes, Composite Apps Put Portals in the Spotlight
News  |  8/29/2006  | 
The layering of an interesting mix of service-oriented architecture, composite applications and business process management possibilities on top of the portal platform may just bring back some of the portal's pizzazz.
In Focus: Chrysler Scorecard Gets Auto Dealers Firing on All Cylinders
News  |  8/29/2006  | 
Freda Bane-Prastitis explains the evolution of Chrysler's scorecard project--from human beings actually cutting and pasting information to the new interactive version that lets dealers, company field force managers and Detroit-based executives drill down on the metrics.
IBM To Acquire FileNet
News  |  8/28/2006  | 
Beefing up ECM to counter EMC.
Sarbanes-Oxley Starts a Foreign Affair
News  |  8/28/2006  | 
Flight of IPOs from U.S. points to challenges ahead for securities regulation.
Performance Notification Is Not Performance Management
News  |  8/28/2006  | 
Event-based alerts need context to enable timely management.
Hummingbird Ships Integration Software For Microsoft SharePoint
News  |  8/21/2006  | 
Hummingbird Ltd., a maker of enterprise content management software, has launched integration tools for Microsoft SharePoint.
Global 360 Ships Upgrade Of BPM Suite
News  |  8/21/2006  | 
Global 360 releases an upgrade of its business process management suite, which includes integration with several Microsoft products.
AmberPoint Upgrades SOA Software
News  |  8/21/2006  | 
AmberPoint says it has introduced service scorecards and better policy enforcement in the latest version of its management software for service-oriented architectures.
CRM Has Passed Its Sell-By Date
News  |  8/21/2006  | 
Managing customer relationships needs a much broader approach.
Sales Compensation Management Market Grows
News  |  8/21/2006  | 
But persistence of spreadsheet use and lack of process hamper accuracy and results.
Review: Oracle Steps Up the Competition in Enterprise Search
News  |  8/21/2006  | 
Its federation and security features make Secure Enterprise Search 10g a strong option for Oracle shops, but will it standalone in a non-Oracle enterprise?
In Focus: Embracing SOA Without the SOA Initiative
News  |  8/21/2006  | 
Once considered a bleeding-edge technology, service-oriented architectures are becoming the preferred method when a project needs to get done.
Customer- and Process-Focused Performance Management
News  |  8/21/2006  | 
Root-cause analysis and process improvement can help reduce costs.
A New Force in Sales Process and Performance Improvement
News  |  8/21/2006  | 
ForceLogix introduces on-demand applications for sales optimization.
Microsoft Selects Initiate Systems for Customer Data Integration
News  |  8/21/2006  | 
Does it signal convergence of operational and analytic MDM?
BI And More At LinuxWorld
Commentary  |  8/17/2006  | 
Open source took center stage in the tech world this week as the spotlight turned to the LinuxWorld conference in San Francisco. Among the vendors of interest to Business Intelligence Pipeline readers were Adaptive Planning, IBM and JasperSoft.
Dashboard: Event Streams Gain Open Option
News  |  8/15/2006  | 
Esper issues the first production release of its open-source Esper event-stream processing and event-correlation engine.
Dashboard: Bucking the Hype, IT Security Losses Decline
News  |  8/15/2006  | 
Given a general security climate in which vulnerability is climbing and reports of computer crime get more alarming, we have to wonder how it can be that respondents to security surveys keep reporting lower numbers.
Field Report: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
News  |  8/15/2006  | 
Single View of the Truth: Structured and Unstructured
BI Megatrends: Our 7th Annual Special Report
News  |  8/15/2006  | 
What are the latest directions in business intelligence? In our seventh annual report, we take a look at the major drivers impacting how you'll architect and implement BI in your organization. Could search, semantics and master data management push BI over the top?
Headsup: Should You Speed Up BI? Not So Fast!
News  |  8/15/2006  | 
Real-time BI can be tricky business.
Dashboard: Briefs
News  |  8/15/2006  | 
Oracle partners with IDS Sheer; IBM makes third SOA acquisition; HP buys Mercury Interactive.
Dashboard: IBM Eyes FileNet
News  |  8/15/2006  | 
Enterprise content management consolidates as Microsoft and Oracle move in.
Google, Competitors Look Toward the Ultimate Search
News  |  8/15/2006  | 
As the use of artificial intelligence by Google and enterprise-focused rivals grows, searchers remain consistent in one way: They want information based on what they do not yet know.
Onsite: Verizon Wireless Dials Up Payables Efficiency and Visibility
News  |  8/15/2006  | 
Verizon Wireless has mastered payables with online order-to-pay software, cutting down on paperwork, maximizing discounts and improving cash-flow management.
Mission Intelligence: BI Beyond the Big Dipper
News  |  8/15/2006  | 
An expanding data universe, intelligent systems and analytical power have the BI community on the spot to redevelop the mnemonics that enable business users to understand and share what they've learned from their galaxy of information resources.
Open Source Performance Management Debuts
News  |  8/15/2006  | 
Besides being open source, the other unique aspect of Adaptive Planning's eponymous offering is that the company can host it or it can be deployed in a customer's in-house data center.
JasperSoft Launches Pro Version Of BI Server
News  |  8/14/2006  | 
JasperSoft Corp. launches a professional version of its open-source business intelligence server.
Short List: Data Warehousing; Rights and Records Management
News  |  8/14/2006  | 
This edition examines the Sun Microsystems-Greenplum appliance-based data warehouse system. Plus, brief looks at Information Builders' WebFocus, the Pentaho BI Project, Movaris' OneClose Account Reconciliation and more.
Put to the Test: Pegasystems' SmartBPM Suite 5.1
News  |  8/14/2006  | 
With this latest version, Pegasystems has made its powerful product easier to use for process participants, business analysts and developers.
The Seven Pillars of BI Success
News  |  8/14/2006  | 
Business intelligence tools may be getting better, but technology is only part of the story. To succeed you must develop measures, set a strategy, manage effectively, ensure executive support, choose the right tools, standardize on a platform and align the BI strategy with business. Here's how to make it happen.
Breakthrough Analysis: Search Is Not the Answer
News  |  8/14/2006  | 
Few users are looking for the hit lists of dubious relevance returned by the major search engines. The question-and-answer approach will beat out search in spotting the information we're after. How long before we see this technology in enterprise and Web tools?
In Focus: IBM's FileNet Play Amounts to More ECM Consolidation
News  |  8/14/2006  | 
Increasing its portfolio, regaining its market share dominance and foiling its chief rival are part of the deal, but IBM also gains FileNet’s ready-made applications and solutions.
Analysis: To Better Manage, Separate Rules and Processes
News  |  8/14/2006  | 
Corticon's BRM system provides New Corp. the rules visibility its business, management and IT people need to succeed.
IBM Adds Sametime to its Linux-Compatible Catalog
News  |  8/14/2006  | 
Debuting this summer, the instant messaging and web conferencing software is Eclipse based, making it platform neutral. Could this give the Linux Desktop a real chance for success?
Q&A with Rodney Masney, President of the Americas' SAP User Group
News  |  8/11/2006  | 
As president of ASUG and global IT architect at packaging giant O-I, Rodney Masney stays on top of the current enterprise resource planning opportunities and pain points. Here's his take on some of the hottest topics for ERP users.
Change Agent: Don't Bank on Reusing Services
News  |  8/11/2006  | 
Some service-oriented architecture evangelists make reuse out to be some sort of Holy Grail. Yet other practitioners on both the SOA and BPM sides believe that reuse is a 'phantom,' something not really there after all. So is reuse real?
Letters: CDI Is Not MDM; Defining Web 2.0
News  |  8/11/2006  | 
Reader Colin White contends, "While there is no question that a bidirectional CDI hub is valuable technology for integrating customer data, it is important to realize that CDI is only one step and one possible starting point in the journey toward managing enterprisewide master data."
Staying a Step Ahead of Fraud
News  |  8/11/2006  | 
The perpetrators of fraud change tactics faster than conventional methods of detection can track. Predictive analytics, authentication and rules engines will help detect and fight crime before the losses mount.
Tracking Technology's Future
Commentary  |  8/10/2006  | 
Choosing technologies to invest in would be a lot easier with a crystal ball. Peering into the sphere you could see the products destined to fail, and those headed for success. Heck, you might even be tempted to put a few dollars down on the winner of the next Kentucky Derby, retire, and let someone else worry about the future of IT.
HardMetrics Maps Data Delivery
News  |  8/9/2006  | 
System provides new option for contact center performance management.
Envision Performance Suite Helps Improve Operations in Contact Centers
News  |  8/9/2006  | 
Integrated solution provides support for agents, customers and business in general.
Varicent Automates Sales Compensation Management
News  |  8/9/2006  | 
Suite is simple yet comprehensive.
Seeburger Gains Major Customers, Nearly Doubles Revenues in First Half
News  |  8/9/2006  | 
Contracts cover business integration software and service.
Contextware Announces Release of Version 2.4
News  |  8/9/2006  | 
New version offers more ways to improve enterprise productivity.
ETI Guarantees Success with Customized Integration Solutions
News  |  8/9/2006  | 
Built-to-order integration aims to revolutionize the delivery of data integration solutions.
Celequest Partners with Bristlecone
News  |  8/9/2006  | 
Companies offer turnkey appliance for SAP NetWeaver BI.
BI Tools Can Serve Broader User Base
News  |  8/9/2006  | 
Research shows pre-built report templates reduce costs and improve users' satisfaction.
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