Fair Isaac's 3Q Profits Decline
The credit-rating service and credit-analysis software supplier said revenue was up about 6% but net income was down almost 4%.
Healthy On The Front End
Software companies floundered right and left in the most recent quarter. Not the reporting and analytics firms.
Gary Thomson, CIO and senior VP of Choice Hotels International, sheds light on customer data integration and the role of the CIO.
Automated, model-driven architecture could be your ticket to simpler, less painful enterprise development.
MicroStrategy and Business Objects lead our digest of noteworthy product releases.
Biometric Passports Pushed Back
Legislation to push back the deadline requiring countries in the State Department's Visa Waiver program to issue the passports awaits President Bush's signature.
Business Objects Outpaces 2Q Estimates
The business intelligence software giant reported revenue of $222.2 million in the quarter ended June 30, up from $129 million in the same period last year.
Common Mistakes in Data Presentation
When it comes to data presentation, graphical glitz can confuse rather than clarify what's being communicated. Our practical series delves into common errors and how to correct them.
Survival Data Mining for Customer Insight
Data mining techniques that have proven their worth in smaller applications are now crossing over into mainstream business computing. A practical approach will help you better understand customer behavior and reduce churn.
Customer Value: Setting the Gold Standard
If customers are essential to profitability, why do so few companies put them at the focal point of performance management? Here's a practical guide to help your organization use metrics to drive higher customer value.
Boosting Business Acceptance
Business acceptance is a bigger problem than BI/DW professionals want to admit. Here's how to get on the right track.
Seeing the Connection
Thanks to text mining, visualization software can now depict relationships between concepts found in documents and email.
The Pieces Are Moving
What's that grinding sound? It's nothing less than strategic business applications shifting to a higher virtual plane.
High-level intelligence at a glance
Hunting Big Game
When you think of customer value, don't think CRM - think B2B processes.
Q&A With Cognos VP Don Campbell
Cognos talks about performance management's challenges, and how Cognos hopes to fit in a market where customers increasingly consolidate on fewer BI tools.
IBM Overhauls Executive Ranks
Michael Borman, general manager of IBM's Global Business Partners and PartnerWorld organization, is tasked to oversee IBM's iSeries.
Beyond The C
Will flexible functionality, including BI capabilities, allow a new breed of CRM apps to become the system of record for small business?
SAP Lives Up To Earnings Preview
Software revenue increased 15% from the second quarter of 2003, and the vendor expects overall software revenue in 2004 to increase by around 10% compared with 2003.
The SAP Question
Should Oracle and PeopleSoft be viewed in the context of a global market, or a domestic one?