Doug Henschen

Profile of Doug Henschen

Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
Member Since: 11/15/2013
News & Commentary Posts: 1717
Comments: 695

Doug Henschen is Executive Editor of InformationWeek, where he covers the intersection of enterprise applications with information management, business intelligence, big data and analytics. He previously served as editor in chief of Intelligent Enterprise, editor in chief of Transform Magazine, and Executive Editor at DM News. He has covered IT and data-driven marketing for more than 15 years.

Articles by Doug Henschen
posted in September 2007

Office Politics

Way back in the '80s, a popular maxim had it that "nobody ever got fired for choosing IBM." An IBM salesman probably came up with that one, but in any case it stuck. Reflecting on last week's announcement about the new IBM Lotus Symphony desktop suite, based on technology and available as a free download, I'd say it's time for a new maxim: "Nobody ever got fired for perpetuating the Microsoft Office monopoly."

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Process, Prediction and Icahn's Interest in BEA

It's pretty clear to me that the business process management and operational performance management camps are singing from the same hymn book these days. Throw in the business rule and predictive analytics camps and you've got a quartet singing in four-part harmony. The question is, when and which vendors will start putting this stuff together? Could Carl Icahn's interest in BEA spark some serious deal making?

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Why Info Management is the First Priority

Bill Sweeney, the Managing Director, Global Risk, Compliance and Technology at Citigroup, sees to it that the banking giant meets myriad regulatory requirements as well as rigorous rules around assigning reserves against market, credit and operational risks. On all these fronts, the biggest challenge, he says, is enterprise information management - getting a handle on the disparate data stores that are growing like weeds within just about every organization.

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