Report says agency's computer systems failed to track supplies during last year's hurricane season.
Developers extend Salesforce.com's reach via its on-demand application marketplace
No Such Thing As A Stupid Question
What's that term they use to describe a question that's put forward clearly and simply? Oh yes, I just remembered: "in plain English." Wouldn't it be cool to make database queries in plain English? Well, it looks like you may be able to.
TRW To Consolidate On Dell And Linux
The supplier of automotive safety systems will purchase 24,000 Dell desktop computers, laptops, and workstations, hundreds of servers, and dozens of storage systems.
The Open-Source Majority
So if you're a BI practitioner who doesn't trust open-source software applications for your intelligence work, here's something you should know: You're in the minority.
U.S. Air Force Heavies Up On BI
The Armed Services branch uses real-time reporting to plan and carry out its complex array of global missions that it carries out each day by the hundreds.
Coming Next Year: The First 'Trusted' Linux Operating System
Red Hat, with help from IBM and Trusted Computing Solutions, plans to put its operating system through the paces of the National Information Assurance Partnership's Common Criteria evaluation program to create the first "trusted" Linux operating system.
New Tool To Monitor HIPAA Compliance
Ecora's Enterprise Auditor has built-in HIPAA reports that map directly to the act's security rules, making it easier to quickly generate compliance reports.
OpenDoc Goes Commercial With StarOffice Release
The OpenDocument format that sparked a high-profile dispute between Microsoft and the state of Massachusetts will make its debut in a commercial office suite this week, as part of Sun Microsystems’ StarOffice 8 release.
To Build A Survey
Research scripting technology helps an addictions institute take some of the sting out of building up survey data.
Facing product missteps, internal dissent, talent raids, and the retirement of a key exec, Microsoft regroups into three new divisions.
I Want My Enterprise Apps
Research In Motion is providing new services to put its popular PDA in front of CRM, business-intelligence, and other applications
Protection Gets Granular
Major database vendors add layers of security that can be used on information where it resides inside the database
Little White Lies
Let's be honest. Customers who think carefully don't make sales guys' lives any easier. But customers who fail to think carefully don't make their own lives any easier. What's true in the used car trade happens to be true in the data warehouse trade as well. And that's what one of our stories this week is all about.