Continuing a year-old turnaround, J.D. Edwards & Co. last week reported hefty year-over-year earnings growth on a 9% increase in sales for its third quarter, ended July 31. The enterprise apps supplier posted net income of $9.5 million (8 cents per share) on sales of $229.0 million, compared with a $185.9 million loss ($1.65 per share) on sales of $209.4 million a year ago. The company reported license revenue of $55.0 million, up 10% from a year ago, but CEO Bob Dutkowsky says that's 5% less than management had expected.
5 Top Federal Initiatives For 2015As InformationWeek Government readers were busy firming up their fiscal year 2015 budgets, we asked them to rate more than 30 IT initiatives in terms of importance and current leadership focus. No surprise, among more than 30 options, security is No. 1. After that, things get less predictable.