Where's BI Heading?
In its most recent analysis of the business intelligence market, International Data Corp. sees vendors through 2020 focused on automating more decision processes, and on expanding BI's reach to more people inside and outside an organization.
Five Questions For Guy Hoffman, CEO of Metallect
Hoffman's been at the helm of Metallect for four years. The company's software helps businesses understand the impact that changes to apps will have on their IT environments. When he gets restless, he goes wake surfing in one of the "pregnant puddles" that Texans like to call lakes.
With Gates Away, Ballmer Takes The Stage
During its annual meeting with financial analysts, Microsoft's CEO talks of building on Vista while growing the company's Internet advertising and entertainment businesses.
ERP Gets A Complete Makeover
Three major business-application vendors are in the midst of development projects to rewrite their software suites. Given the problems of the past, the improvements need to be more than skin deep.