Think Globally, Analyze Locally
All this talk about "operational BI" and "pushing intelligence to decison-makers" is mostly just theory, right? No, it isn't. And nothing illustrates better than example.
DreamWorks Moves To SOA
A move to the Linux operating system and open source applications more than a year ago played a key role in DreamWorks' transition to a service-oriented architecture.
A Buttoned-Down AOL IM?Consumer Version Suits Most
There's a lot to be said for bringing more business functionality to what has primarily been a consumer application. The test for tech vendors is to develop services that businesses will buy and their employees will use.
The Information Makers
There are a number of vendors vying to help businesses manage and analyze the 80-85 percent of all corporate data that's stored in unstructured and semi-structured formats -- and some of their names might surprise you.
Wikis In The Workplace
Wikis--which make everyone an author--can ignite information sharing within a company. And the best part? They're cheap.
Who's Watching Now?
Automated tools will monitor employee use of E-mail, phones, and the Net, and a lot of companies are happy to use them
We're No. 1
If you still haven't gotten the respect you deserve from your CIO, that might change.
Beyond The Relational Database
"Information management" goes way beyond the relational database -- if for no other reason, than simply because relational databases can't handle the entire job.
It's Open Season
As Oracle and other major software companies buy open-source vendors, the commercial market takes on a new and uncertain look
Yahoo faces many challenges as it tries to turn vast sums of data it has on visitors into revenue. Another challenge: that little company called Google.
Buying Out The Boss
Open-source application server and middleware maker JBoss attracted huge attention last month when it announced it was moving up the stack by building the first commercial-use product based on Enterprise Java Beans 3 (EJB3). Now JBoss is back in the news -- as a potential buyout target.