Content tagged with Software
posted in March 2006
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Game Companies Get Down To Business
News  |  3/31/2006  | 
Being a genius with a great idea isn't enough; gaming companies are following the lead of corporate IT and adopting third-party middleware to make their products winners.
Virtualization Vendors Jockey For Advantage
News  |  3/31/2006  | 
Microsoft delays update for its Virtual Server software, licenses its Virtual Hard Disk format to XenSource.
Game Plan
Features  |  3/31/2006  | 
The Vista Lineup
Features  |  3/31/2006  | 
A Clearer View Of Vista
Features  |  3/31/2006  | 
With the next major release of Microsoft Windows on the horizon, businesses need to start planning now. Our survey shows what some business technology professionals have in mind--and why.
10 Hot Web Startups You Should Know About
Features  |  3/31/2006  | 
InformationWeek highlights 10 companies whose services and applications have the potential to bring about a revolutionary change in the way the Web works.
Blinkx Changes Desktop Search
Features  |  3/31/2006  | 
Startup touts its free 1-Mbyte Pico search toolbar as the world's smallest search engine
Web Word Processing Made Simple
Features  |  3/30/2006  | 
Writely tool makes composing documents online a snap
Wikis Suit Up For The Office
Features  |  3/30/2006  | 
Internet startup Socialtext leads the charge toward the adoption of firewall-protected wikis
Mashups: A Hallmark Of Web 2.0
Features  |  3/30/2006  | 
Google Maps is one of the most popular ingredients for offering a multitude of information in one simple graphical interface.
Laszlo Restores Power To Web Users
Features  |  3/30/2006  | 
OpenLaszlo lets developers build interactive Web apps
Business Cards No More
Features  |  3/30/2006  | 
Jigsaw offers Web-based subscription service for business contacts
DreamFactory Brings Power To The Browser
Features  |  3/30/2006  | 
Startup extends interactive features of CD-ROMs and games into a lightweight front end for Web apps
Online Calendar Draws Enterprise Interest
Features  |  3/30/2006  | 
83degrees' aims its free collaborative calendar at small businesses
EMS Scales A Data Mountain
News  |  3/30/2006  | 
Outdoor gear merchant Eastern Mountain Sports implements Web-based business intelligence to help it win retail sales.
Fujitsu Announces Controls Automation and Monitoring Solution for Compliance, Risk, and Performance Management
News  |  3/30/2006  | 
Collaboration with Deloitte Consulting LLP also in the works.
Kawasaki Expands Use of Click Commerce Solution Worldwide
News  |  3/30/2006  | 
The powersports equipment manufacturer intends to increase sales of Kawasaki accessories around the world.
Cox Communications to Deploy Informiam's ClearPath with Cisco IP Contact Center Solution
News  |  3/30/2006  | 
ClearPath being deployed in conjunction with recently announced Cisco IPCC solution to allow for visibility of customer operations across 19 North American contact centers.
Oracle's BI Play
Commentary  |  3/30/2006  | 
Oracle is pushing a new product line that it hopes will cover companies' BI needs from top to bottom.
Is Open Source Ready To Implement SOA?
News  |  3/28/2006  | 
LogicBlaze debuts open-source Fuse middleware to help businesses get started with their SOA projects.
SAS Expands Into Credit Risk, Bank Compliance Areas
News  |  3/27/2006  | 
At its annual user conference, SAS also details its expanded data integration R&D efforts.
Cognos Adds Search Technology To BI Toolset
News  |  3/27/2006  | 
The updated release of Cognos 8 also offers PowerPoint support and tighter integration with the SAP NetWeaver Enterprise Portal.
Skype Founders Sued For Racketeering
News  |  3/27/2006  | 
The suit claims that peer-to-peer client maker Kazaa, also founded by Skype founders, violated StreamCast's exclusive rights to the technology behind Kazaa by selling it to a shell company.
Process Management Grows Up: Q&A With Gartner's Jim Sinur
News  |  3/27/2006  | 
VP and distinguished analyst Sinur outlines a BPM maturity model and talks about what it takes to get to the next level of process performance.
Three No-Cost Ways To Get Started With BPM
News  |  3/27/2006  | 
Several business process management vendors now offer free, downloadable tools that let you model processes, analyze expected performance improvement and create most, if not all, of an actual executable design.
Microsoft And Eclipse: A Showdown For Ajax Leadership
News  |  3/24/2006  | 
Dueling Ajax efforts could determine who controls the user interface for interactive Web applications.
Heads Roll As Microsoft Misses Vista Target
News  |  3/24/2006  | 
The business version is on time, but the company won't make the key holiday consumer sales season.
Updated: Check Point And Sourcefire Scrap Acquisition Amidst Scrutiny
News  |  3/24/2006  | 
Israel-based Check Point will have to seek other business partners to add intrusion detection to its product lineup.
Office 2007 Delay Sets Stage For Massachusetts Open Document Battle
News  |  3/24/2006  | 
The delay gives Microsoft time to challenge the Open Document Format in Massachusetts. By January, Microsoft is expected to have received approval from the ECMA standards body for Office 2007.
Spyware And Adware Continue To Plague PCs
Features  |  3/24/2006  | 
More businesses deploy anti-spyware apps, while efforts to control the parasitic code are widening as watchdog groups employ new tactics and law enforcement cracks down on suspects.
GM Implements New Parts Inventory Management System
Features  |  3/24/2006  | 
The availability of parts at dealerships, necessary for completing repairs in a day, is critical for keeping customers satisfied.
The Skinny From Bill Gates
Commentary  |  3/23/2006  | 
Microsoft's desktop strategy is slated to take its next step forward later this year, with the release of Office 2007. Gates, now Microsoft's chairman and chief software architect, talked with our sister publication InformationWeek last week and held forth on an array of topics related to corporate data and information-sharing, including a server-based version of Excel, enterprise data search and corporate blogging.
Readers: Less Faith In Database Analytics?
Commentary  |  3/22/2006  | 
A comparison of two Business Intelligence Pipeline polls indicates that readers have less confidence in database makers' ability to deliver built-in analytics than they did a year and a half ago.
IBM Gets Into Gaming, Animation
News  |  3/22/2006  | 
IBM is helping three companies innovate in the gaming and animation industries.
Adware Pioneer To Exit Market, Sale Could Lead To Consolidation
News  |  3/22/2006  | 
Claria's announcement that it will sell its adware business raises the possibility of rivals 180solutions and WhenU making a bid.
Workscape Promotes Enterprise Compensation Management
News  |  3/22/2006  | 
New release brings more providers into pay for performance.
What Is Location Intelligence?
News  |  3/22/2006  | 
Improve processes and performance through contextual information about location.
Dassault Intros Software For Future Animators, Engineers
News  |  3/22/2006  | 
Cosmic Blobs Lab Pack, aimed at children ages seven to 14, lets kids create 3D characters and objects to animate and is being marketed to schools.
Making the Audit Pay
News  |  3/22/2006  | 
Regulatory compliance effectiveness often brings operating efficiency.
Informatica Intensifies Focus on Data Integration
News  |  3/22/2006  | 
New technology roadmap and data quality lead focus for Informatica.
Coming Soon: Your Next ERP System
News  |  3/22/2006  | 
Companies face crucial choices in enterprise software, and not just enterprise applications.
RFID Pays Way, Opens Doors At Resort
News  |  3/22/2006  | 
Guests at a resort in Niagara Falls will be given RFID wristbands to access rooms and pay for service during their stay.
Eclipse Expands, Urges Shift Away From Windows User Interface
News  |  3/21/2006  | 
Eclipse Rich Client Platform offers developers a way to build user interfaces that run across Windows, Mac, and Linux desktops.
Microsoft Delays Consumer Version Of Vista Until January
News  |  3/21/2006  | 
Versions for business will be available by November, but Microsoft will miss holiday consumer sales.
Summary: Harvard Business Review On Decision-Making
Features  |  3/21/2006  | 
BI practitioners may find a recent edition of the Harvard Business Review indispensable.
Analysis: On SOA & BPM: Q&A With Systinet's Tom Erickson
News  |  3/21/2006  | 
Systinet president Tom Erickson offers seasoned views of the integration and process management market.
In Focus: Xerox Adds Sophistication to Low-Cost ECM
News  |  3/21/2006  | 
Xerox's DocuShare 5.0 upgrade stays easy-to-use while debuting blog- and wiki-support functions and componentized content management capabilities.
Many Data Centers Still Have No Risk Management Plan
News  |  3/21/2006  | 
More than 75% have experienced a business disruption in the past five years, including 20% who say the disruption had a serious impact on the business, according to a recent survey of data center managers.
Step Outside the Magic Kingdom
News  |  3/20/2006  | 
Conventional wisdom can crowd out innovation.
Oracle 3Q Earnings Soar On Hefty Sales Increase
News  |  3/20/2006  | 
CEO Ellison predicts that new search technology and the recently completed Siebel acquisition will further fuel Oracle's growth.
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