Content tagged with Software
posted in July 2003
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Other Voices: Ask Your Users: Less Really Can Be More
Commentary  |  7/9/2003  | 
Software companies hate to admit it, but most people don't use all the features of their products. Making them happy might mean giving them less.
Envision To Expand Its Facilities In India
News  |  7/9/2003  | 
The provider of asset-management software will double the size of its staff at its facility in Bangalore.
Evolving IT Priorities: 3Q 2003
Features  |  7/9/2003  | 
Japan Mulls Switch To Linux For Public Servants Data
News  |  7/9/2003  | 
The government would use the open-source operating system to manage personnel data for the nation's 800,000 central government employees.
Smaller Companies Get Help To Manage Product Lifecycles
News  |  7/9/2003  | 
CoCreate unveils low-cost .Net-based app to help businesses collaborate on engineering, manage projects and more.
Microsoft Begins Broader Test Of Speech Software
News  |  7/9/2003  | 
Speech Server will compete with VoiceXML standard, which is used by several other vendors.
Burton Group Adds Web-Services Group
News  |  7/8/2003  | 
Application Platform Strategies, a new business unit of the Burton Group, will focus on Web services.
Microsoft To Award Stock Instead Of Options
News  |  7/8/2003  | 
CEO Steve Ballmer says the move is designed to ease employees' concerns about options that are valueless and keep its best employees as it goes forward.
Spam Problem Affects ISPs' Bottom Lines
News  |  7/8/2003  | 
A study by the Probe Group says dealing with the proliferation of unwanted E-mail has added numerous costs for ISPs.
Yahoo Gets Its First CIO
News  |  7/8/2003  | 
One day after Redback Networks moved to eliminate $467 million in debt by giving 95% of its common stock to bondholders, the company's former CIO was introduced as the new CIO of Yahoo.
Spam Gets Dangerous
News  |  7/8/2003  | 
Beware 'brand spoofing,' in which a spammer disguises E-mail to make it appear as if it's from a trusted company in order to extract personal information.
Congress Gets An Outline Of Spam's Toll
News  |  7/8/2003  | 
Offciials told a Congressional committee that spam costs as much as $10 billion in lost time and productivity, as well as reducing consumers' confidence in the E-commerce.
Adobe Discontinues Program For Macs
News  |  7/8/2003  | 
The software vendor says the next version of its flasgship video editing program will work only with Windows XP.
Massachusetts Investigates Microsoft Settlement Promises
News  |  7/8/2003  | 
State lawyers say they're looking into complaints that the software vendor retaliated against a computer maker for promoting a rival operating system.
Postal Service Expands MicroStrategy Deployment
News  |  7/8/2003  | 
As many as 30,000 employees will use the vendor's business-intelligence software to boost efficiency.
WebOffice Upgrade Turns Collaboration Tools Into Integrated Portal
News  |  7/8/2003  | 
Version 5.0 lets users see the presence of those on their conferencing buddy lists, along with its audio and video capabilities.
Adobe Adopts Activation
News  |  7/3/2003  | 
SCO Group Seeks Consensus
News  |  7/3/2003  | 
Web-Site Services Enhanced
News  |  7/3/2003  | 
Small Business Server Closer
News  |  7/3/2003  | 
Online Patent Fight
News  |  7/3/2003  | 
Intel Loses E-Mail Case
News  |  7/3/2003  | 
Impact Models Show Savings
News  |  7/3/2003  | 
Intel Case Could Crimp Anti-Spam Efforts
News  |  7/3/2003  | 
Court ruling casts doubt over claims of economic damage from unwanted E-mails
New Software Helps Companies Manage IT Projects
News  |  7/3/2003  | 
Pacific Edge's Portfolio Edge is a combination budgeting and prioritization tool.
SCO Group Seeks Multiparty Solution
News  |  7/3/2003  | 
The company says an industrywide effort may be required to satisfy its intellectual-property concerns.
A Question of Loyalty, And Practicality
News  |  7/3/2003  | 
Some PeopleSoft apps buyers are signing deals with the vendor out of loyalty, but also because they want to be prepared for any outcome with new software they can run for a few years.
Vendors Offer Data-Center Automation Tools
News  |  7/3/2003  | 
IT managers can use a variety of products to ease their workload.
Siebel Prepares For A Less-Than-Stellar Quarter
News  |  7/3/2003  | 
Earnings for the CRM leader will be at the low end of expectations.
Web Services Are Becoming Manageable
News  |  7/3/2003  | 
And just in time, too, as interest in the emerging technology picks up
Homeland-Security Technologies Need Dual Purpose
News  |  7/2/2003  | 
Homeland-security technology needs to help prevent terrorist attacks and also address other government or commercial needs.
Adobe Tests Anti-Piracy Technique
News  |  7/2/2003  | 
If online-activation trial works in Australia, a rollout in the United States will follow.
Business-Activity Apps Get Closer To Reality
News  |  7/2/2003  | 
Monitoring software lets companies analyze data in real time
The Web-Services Legacy
Features  |  7/2/2003  | 
Legacy systems can drive Web services, as companies leverage old data in new ways
Software Analyzes PC Crashes
Features  |  7/2/2003  | 
EdgeSight pieces together clues to computer failures
PeopleSoft Says It Had A Better-Than-Expected Quarter
News  |  7/2/2003  | 
Preliminary results show that PeopleSoft has confidence of many customers, CEO Conway says—though not all.
Actional Beefs Up Web-Services Management
News  |  7/1/2003  | 
Actional has added a new planning and analysis tool to its lineup of software devoted to the new field of Web-services management.
Web Services Are Poised To Change Business
News  |  7/1/2003  | 
While Web services are the odds-on favorite to help create business agility, IT departments aren't designed to change as quickly as the companies they support.
Windows Small Business Server 2003 Approaches Release
News  |  7/1/2003  | 
The Windows Server 2003 software bundle is aimed at companies with up to 50 PCs.
Information Resources Inc. To Be Acquired
News  |  7/1/2003  | 
The company is being acquired by Symphony Technology Group and Tennenbaum Capital Partners in a deal valued at $100 million.
Campaigns For The Future Of PeopleSoft Continue
News  |  7/1/2003  | 
The company's board of directors reiterates its belief that an Oracle takeover is bad for shareholders, while Oracle takes its message to PeopleSoft's customers.
Linux Consumer-Electronics Group Formed
News  |  7/1/2003  | 
Eight companies have allied to make Linux a more effective platform for consumer devices.
Virus Alliance Expands By Three Security Firms
News  |  7/1/2003  | 
Computer Associates, Sybari Software, and Symantec have joined the Virus Information Alliance.
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