Beyond BPM Tools
Process management is a practice that can be supported by tools not traditionally thought of as "BPM" software, and businesses owe it to themselves to investigate all their options before deciding on a BPM strategy.
Reason To Share
Despite political infighting, intelligence agencies are working to improve collaboration and data sharing.
ERP Rest in Peace
Commoditization of ERP transitions focus to performance management.
Reason To Share
Despite political infighting, intelligence agencies are working to improve collaboration and data sharing
Beyond the World Wide Web
As the Internet continues to mature, look for the coming of age of the next big thing: the Semantic Web.
Solving the Last Mile
Expect some final roadblocks when trying to expose your enterprise systems as services.
Set Disruptors ON FULL
New information integration technologies, with help from Moore's Law and increasing standards acceptance, are becoming today's disruptive technologies. Data warehouse incumbents are in for a surprise if they don't pay attention.
SAML: The Secret to Centralized Identity Management
Complicated by too many systems, too many applications, and too many passwords, identity management is a major headache for most organizations. Can an intelligent, Web-services approach employing new standards ride to the rescue?
Building an Intelligent IT Infrastructure
To address the complexity of today's requirements, IT needs a fresh approach to infrastructure. New technologies are coming together to help you construct a smarter, more flexible environment. Here's how to progress toward your goal.
The 38 Subsystems of ETL
Three little letters -- E,T, and L -- obscure the reality of 38 subsystems vital to successful data warehousing.
SmartAdvice: Five Main IT Categories To Evaluate In Companies You Might Buy
There are some basic IT functions, from tech plans to an inventory of products, to consider when your company is deciding whether to buy another, The Advisory Council says. Also, weigh the cost of backing information up against the cost of lost business in deciding on a data backup plan; and look at your company's software-development processes when deciding whether to move immediately to the new CMMI.
Casting for ROI
Pinning down BI's return on investment will never be easy, but it might be easier than fly fishing.
Storage on the Grid; dBASE: Back in Action?; SAP and HP Team for Midsized Companies; Gartner to App Vendors: Go a la Carte
Five Steps To BPM Success
Many aspects of an effective enterprise BPM deployment strategy are unrelated to the solution or even to the process being implemented.
Business Technology: Shhhh...: Kmart-Sears' Internal Memo
Bob Evans imagines a memo from the honchos of the proposed Kmart/Sears to the CIOs of Kmart and Sears. It reflects the absence of any public discussion about how business technology would be used to beat Wal-Mart and other retailers that have embarrassed Kmart and Sears.
Manufacturer Gets Help Managing Product Information
Brady Corp. turns to product-information-management software from FullTilt Solutions so it can more easily handle information on thousands of products. The software also helps Brady manage its online catalog.
New Horizons For Intuit
Customer focus: It's what drove Intuit to dominance in tax software and is driving its expansion.
BI Case Study: Doing More With Less
Necessity can be the mother of invention when it comes to business intelligence. A tight IT budget forced Chesapeake Bay Foundation, a non-profit organization, to get creative with its financial analytics strategy.
Repeat To Succeed
Why build from scratch when you can reuse proven processes? To ensure BPM success, design components you can use again and again throughout your organization.