Content tagged with Software
posted in October 2003
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A Platform Switch In Search Of A Killer App
News  |  10/31/2003  | 
Microsoft paves the way for more connections between PCs and the Web
IBM Lotus Readies New Workspace Software
News  |  10/31/2003  | 
Its Team Collaboration product combines elements of instant messaging, online meeting software, and virtual workspaces.
Legacy-System Updates Get A Second Look
Features  |  10/31/2003  | 
Are your company's legacy IT systems keeping your business from moving forward?
Sun And Texas Instruments Ink Licensing Deal
News  |  10/31/2003  | 
Texas Instruments will integrate Sun's Java technology into its chipsets for mobile phones.
Volvo Gets Proactive About Logistics
News  |  10/31/2003  | 
A new system will help the company optimize its transportation network and find the best shipping routes at the best prices.
Money Machines
Features  |  10/31/2003  | 
Replacing trusted legacy apps has risks and up-front costs. But leaders at these companies decided that keeping them around was even riskier.
Buy Vs. Build: Custom May Be The Only Legacy Replacement
Features  |  10/31/2003  | 
No off-the-shelf application could provide the specific price- and promotion-management capabilities that supermarket chain Giant Eagle needed, so the company developed the apps itself.
Wake-Up Call
Features  |  10/30/2003  | 
LCI Communications provides collaboration tools that put new life into large company meetings
Marriott To Consolidate Group Sales Efforts
News  |  10/30/2003  | 
The hospitality company is deploying software from Siebel with IBM's WebSphere and DB2 to tie together its event-reservation systems worldwide.
SmartAdvice: Strategic Value, Employee Retention
Commentary  |  10/30/2003  | 
Here's what The Advisory Council recommends you look at in three key areas of business technology: proving IT's strategic value; what to do about SCO's lawsuit involving Linux; and IT employee retention
Web Invoicing Takes Flight At Airlines
Features  |  10/30/2003  | 
About a dozen carriers will use system to cut procurement costs
Tracking Errant Information
Features  |  10/30/2003  | 
BlueCross BlueShield expedites inquiries with Bristol's transaction-monitoring app
U.N. Signs For Software As Service
Features  |  10/30/2003  | 
Early next year, it expects to switch many systems to a hosted PeopleSoft environment
What's Next In CRM?
Features  |  10/30/2003  | 
Collaboration that involves customers can help vendors tailor solutions to individual needs
IT Spending Fuels Economic Growth
News  |  10/30/2003  | 
Increased IT spending by businesses and consumers helped the economy grow at a 7.2% annual rate in the third quarter, its strongest pace in 19 years.
EU Antitrust Officials Probe Microsoft's Licensing Policies
News  |  10/30/2003  | 
The European Union wants to "assess the conditions offered by Microsoft:" for its licensing policies.
California Firefighters Battle Blazes Using Aging Computer Infrastructure
News  |  10/30/2003  | 
The California Department of Forestry is relying on some systems that go back to the 1980s, along with more modern technology, to battle the most expensive fires in state history.
Bausch & Lomb Well On Its Way To Supply-Chain Transformation
News  |  10/29/2003  | 
Company is using Manugistics software to automate replenishment.
W3C Sides With Microsoft In Patent Fight
News  |  10/29/2003  | 
It's asking the U.S. Patent Office to revoke a patent that it says threatens economic and technical damage to the Web.
IBM Launches Compliance Push
News  |  10/29/2003  | 
It debuted new services, tweaked some software, and disclosed impending enhancements to help businesses comply with federal regulations.
Amazon Expands Book Search To More Than Titles
News  |  10/29/2003  | 
Its Search Inside The Book service is designed to get readers interested in a particular topic to increase their use of the site.
Pharmaceutical Makers Turn To CRM
News  |  10/29/2003  | 
Many drugmakers are turning to the software to generate more revenue from existing products and prime the market for upcoming offerings.
Sybase Sees Database Rebound, But Overall Sales Are Down
News  |  10/28/2003  | 
Application-integration products are drag on an otherwise improving picture for the software company.
Microsoft Settles Class-Action Suits With Five More States And D.C.
News  |  10/28/2003  | 
The settlements, worth $200 million, leave actions with five states unresolved.
Web-Based Invoice Management To Help Airlines Cut Costs
News  |  10/28/2003  | 
About a dozen major carriers have signed up to run invoices for consumables through new system.
Westbridge Offers Web Services Security
News  |  10/27/2003  | 
It's positioning its upgraded XML Message Server as a safeguard for users of Microsoft Office 2003.
SuSE Linux Gets Helping Hand From Veritas
News  |  10/27/2003  | 
Veritas will develop its server software for SuSE's version of the open-source operating system, giving SuSE a boost against rival Red Hat.
Uptick In Care
Features  |  10/27/2003  | 
Application integration helps Sutter Health take patient care up a notch
Gates Shows Next Version Of Windows
News  |  10/27/2003  | 
He told attendees at Microsoft's Professional Developers Conference that Longhorn, due in 2006, will be the most important version of Windows in a decade.
Out Sick
News  |  10/27/2003  | 
Consumers Help Microsoft
News  |  10/27/2003  | 
Here Come The Office Apps
News  |  10/27/2003  | 
Automation Improvements
News  |  10/27/2003  | 
Data Center's Red Hue
News  |  10/27/2003  | 
Funding Anti-Spam Efforts
News  |  10/27/2003  | 
IBM-HP Rivalry Heats Up
News  |  10/27/2003  | 
As Hewlett-Packard tries to challenge IBM's lead in corporate computing, IBM is taking no chances.
Suppliers Sign On As GE Powers Up RFID Effort
News  |  10/26/2003  | 
Power-plant systems division sees faster inventory and on-time projects
Price-Hike Surprise
News  |  10/24/2003  | 
It's been a buyers' market for years, but now some software vendors want to charge more. One CIO warns that the attempts could backfire
Beyond Drug Discovery
News  |  10/24/2003  | 
IBM is building systems for medical research and digital medical imaging
Linux In The Data Center? It's Happening
News  |  10/24/2003  | 
Red Hat's Enterprise Linux 3 is more reliable and scalable
Informatica Previews Integration Software
News  |  10/24/2003  | 
Vendor also targets small and midsize businesses, backs off analytical-apps market
Keeping Spam In The Can
News  |  10/24/2003  | 
Senate passes anti-spam legislation, but the bill's enforcement is questionable
How To Keep Software Costs Down
News  |  10/24/2003  | 
Buyers can try these tips to maintain their leverage before they lose it.
File Sharing's Close-Up
Features  |  10/24/2003  | 
Music execs wish they'd embraced online business models sooner. Hollywood had better be quick to learn that lesson.
All Eyes On Cell Phones
Features  |  10/24/2003  | 
SMS messaging is popular overseas. Will it become an important communication tool for U.S. businesses?
Judge: Key Antitrust Clause With Microsoft Not Yet Effective
News  |  10/24/2003  | 
Lawyers for the government and the trrial judge admit that a key part of the controversial antitrust settlement with the software vendor may not be working out as hoped.
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