MicroStrategy and Business Objects lead our digest of noteworthy product releases.
The Pieces Are Moving
What's that grinding sound? It's nothing less than strategic business applications shifting to a higher virtual plane.
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.
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?
Oracle: Justice Failed To Make Its Case
Software vendor says in a filing that the government didn't prove its proposed acquisition of PeopleSoft would reduce competition. The Justice Department, however, cites substantial anti-competitive effects from an acquisition.
NetSuite, Oracle Sever Licensing Ties
Marking the end of its licensing relationship with the world's second-largest software company, NetSuite now calls its lower end application suite NetSuite Small Business.
Social Security Spends Money To Save Money
The Social Security Administration is undertaking a $900 million project to reduce paperwork and re-engineer business processes, an overhaul that promises $1.3 billion in savings over seven years.
RFID Will Go Through Growing Pains
A Gartner analyst says the long-term outlook is positive, but the technology won't live up to its hype over the short term, leaving some users disillusioned.
Slow Start To Second Half
The markets fell sharply after tech companies issued profit warnings and unemployment figures were slightly higher than expected.
J&J Consolidates Financial Planning
ISA helped J&J tie together more than 200 different departments so that its managers could have a common Web-based, real-time view of its budgeting and financial-planning systems.
Ellison Takes The Stand
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison testified that his company has no interest in PeopleSoft's products or technology.