Help For Health Care
President Bush is pressuring the health-care industry to expand its use of IT. But where will the money come from?
Court Puts RFID On The Docket
County juvenile court in Georgia will use the technology to track the 12,000 files on the children that pass through the system each year
Crime Fighter BI
Florida's efforts in law enforcement data-sharing, analytics and reporting can teach all BI practitioners a thing or two.
Ad Game Analytics
DDB Matrix is pushing the BI envelope -- among ad agencies, at least -- by rolling out sophisticated analytics that go far beyond standard OLAP and reporting.
BMC Debuts Configuration-Management Database
The software is designed to help businesses unify service- and infrastructure-management tools to promote database management consistency and simplified integration among processes.
EII: Information on Demand
Will enterprise information integration really displace traditional data warehousing, or just complement it?
Agile To The Bone
Service-oriented architecture lets you respond quickly to demands for new and improved processes
Plug and Play Meets Process
Service-oriented approaches have helped Owens & Minor, TransUnion, Pfizer and MasterBrand Cabinets build processes quickly and affordably
Metastorm Teams With NEC
NEC will recommend and install Metastorm's e-Work software in conjunction with its own products and services, especially those designed for the banking, brokerage and insurance industries.
Where Process And Intelligence Converge
The practices of business activity monitoring and business process management have begun to feed into, shape and demand results from BI systems. Our expert examines the ways BAM, BPM and BI are converging.
Tear Down This Wall
E-commerce expert Peter Fingar and CSC Europe CTO Howard Smith are business process management systems (BPMS) evangelists. They envision a world where application design teams don't have to worry about the IT stack and don't have to throw their requirements over the proverbial wall to programmers.
For a growing portion of companies, BI is ready to start giving something back to the bottom line.
Composite Information Server 3.0; Edge 2.0; JRockit 5.0; WebLogic Server 9.0; Eclipse Test & Performance Tools Platform (TPTP) 3.2
Open Source DBs Up Enterprise Appeal
Highly anticipated releases of the top two open source databases, PostgreSQL 8.0 and MySQL 5.0b, are expected this month. -- Also: Get Smart and Trendspotting
What Happened to Simplicity?; Intelligent Infrastructure; Lights On
Data Warehouse Or Bust
Owens Corning gave its IT group only 10 weeks to roll out an unconventional data warehouse and analytical package that would help rescue the company from a desperate gross margin situation.
The design of Business Objects' latest analytics platform points to the future of how BI will be practiced, no matter what vendor a business uses.
Two Niche E-Commerce Firms Merge
EFunds' $19.4 million buyout of ClearCommerce would give eFunds, a transaction processing outsourcer, products to prevent fraud during E-commerce transactions.