Content tagged with Finance
posted in March 2011
Salesforce.com 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.
Why Dell Is Wrong About The iPad
Commentary  |  3/30/2011  | 
A Dell executive recently lambasted Apple's iPad as too expensive for business technology users. His math doesn't add up.
Tabula Raises $108 Million For Programmable Chips
News  |  3/29/2011  | 
The programmable logic semiconductor designer notched one of the largest venture capital rounds ever for a private chip company.
Lenovo Boosts Workstation, Desktop Performance
News  |  3/28/2011  | 
The ThinkStation E30 and ThinkCentre M81 are targeted at creative, engineering, and financial professionals.
Tibco FTL Speeds Capital Market Messaging
News  |  3/28/2011  | 
'Faster Than Light' middleware breaks the microsecond barrier. But will the latency advantage last?
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.
Wall Street Reform Will Bring Huge Technology Changes
Commentary  |  3/25/2011  | 
IT organizations will need to adapt quickly to the Dodd-Frank law’s myriad requirements. Download our Cheat Sheet for a (relatively) quick summary.
Business Intelligence Goes Mainstream At info360
Commentary  |  3/24/2011  | 
The biggest event in content management and records management adds BI to the topic list.
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.
Is There Enough Software To Knit HP's Strategy Together?
Commentary  |  3/15/2011  | 
The short answer is no, but with a few deeper partnerships and key acquisitions, it could become much more than the sum of its parts.
Infor Launches $1.8 Billion Bid For Lawson
Commentary  |  3/14/2011  | 
Former Oracle president Charles Phillips puts his new company (back) on the acquisitions track. Could he be grooming the apps vendor for an even larger deal?
Twitter Must Turn Over Records In Wikileaks Case
News  |  3/14/2011  | 
ACLU and Electronic Freedom Foundation plan to appeal a judge's ruling, siding with the U.S. government, requiring the microblogging site to release information on three users who had contact with Wikileaks.
Foursquare, Amex Partner On Offer Program At SXSW
News  |  3/11/2011  | 
The pilot program lets South by Southwest Interactive attendees link personal American Express accounts and Foursquare profiles to easily redeem merchant offers without coupons or codes.
Microsoft Exec Says Cloud Strategy Is Right On Track
Commentary  |  3/11/2011  | 
Office Division president Kurt DelBene details customer wins, Office 2010 sales gains and software-as-a-service imperatives headed into 2012.
SAP's Hana Appliance Gets Apped
Commentary  |  3/10/2011  | 
CEOs and line-of-business buyers will be impressed by the list of supercharged applications and a BW upgrade. Now it's up to competitors like Oracle to respond.
SAS Talks Up BI Improvements
Commentary  |  3/9/2011  | 
It's a vendor is known for its high-end analytics, but it's also planning improvements to its business intelligence tools and interfaces. Here's where SAS falls short and where it deserves more credit.
Is Mobile BI Worth the Hype?
Commentary  |  3/7/2011  | 
Separate "must have" from "nice to have" mobile business intelligence functionality. And watch out for licensing implications.
SAP Sales On-Demand Heads to Market
Commentary  |  3/2/2011  | 
The secret sauce is tight integration to the entire Business ByDesign suite. That makes it possible to deliver the kind of deeply integrated CRM/ERP app that Salesforce has to partner to deliver.


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