Opportunity Knocks For Voice Over IP
Jeff Pulver,who this year convinced the FCC to keep his company's Free World Dialup service free from regulatory constraints, says the industry needs to set its sights higher than merely providing voice services over the Internet.
Sarbanes-Oxley: What IT Can Do
In the anxious rush to comply with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, too many financial organizations have ignored the great potential of IT systems. Not only can IT ease current headaches: IT systems can establish efficient, cost saving processes for the future.
IT Confidence Hits A Very High Note
The quarterly InformationWeek IT Confidence Index reached a record high 1,655 in March, up 18% from December and a whopping 119% from a year earlier.
Q&A With IBM Business Intelligence VP Karen Parrish
Karen Parrish, VP of business intelligence solutions at IBM, talks with Business Intelligence Pipeline about what's driving BI demand, the challenges involved in BI deployments and how IBM plans to keep up with the market.
Circle of Friends
Social networking with software: It can be positive, but not as a goal in itself.
PeopleSoft Unveils CRM Packages
PeopleSoft Inc. on Monday unveiled customer relationship management (CRM) software for financial institutions, insurers, and colleges.
Governance as Catalyst: The New Management System
Corporate governance regulations are pushing businesses to get serious about how they manage business processes. Here's how an integrated, process-based approach can become the focus of the first true "management system."
RedPrairie Upgrades Warehouse System
RedPrairie Corp. on Friday unveiled an upgrade of its warehouse-management system that includes customs, labor management, and billing modules.
Open Source Gives Users Choice
Novell vice chairman Chris Stone offers a pragmatic view of the open-source market, calling it "another way" to make money selling software.
Financial Reporting: Could Compliance Get Easier?
The first round of a financial-reporting auditing standard was made public last week, a step toward providing guidelines for companies struggling to implement systems compliant with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.
Albertsons Joins RFID Brigade
Like Wal-Mart and Target, the food and drug retailer is mandating that suppliers tag cases and pallets they ship with RFID tags.
Gaston Gives BPM A Healthy Diagnosis
What began as an effort to automate HR procedures has morphed into a widening business process management initiative touching wide-ranging work at Gaston Memorial Hospital.
WebEx, Salesforce Integrate Services
Salesforce.com and WebEx Communications Inc. on Monday said they have agreed to integrate that latter company's web conferencing service with Salesforce's Internet-based customer relationship management service.