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Articles by Mary Hayes Weier
posted in February 2007
Salesforce.com and IBM write up new contracts with partners willing to adopt an on-demand software model.
The Justices spent much of the time debating the definitions of words like code, software, and component.
The hiring of Peter Dunning, formerly with RightNow Technologies, comes as SAP prepares a new on-demand software delivery model for midsize businesses.
The luggage tags contain RFID chips to help find lost baggage and are being designed to match the colors and grains of luggage offered by Chanel, Dior, Gucci, Prada, and Louis Vuitton.
Despite its importance in the U.S. economy, the region's tech industry isn't exempt from civil turmoil and complex socioeconomic issues.
Driven by in-house development and acquisitions, it has a new plan to become a top-tier software vendor. It's worth a look.
HP is looking to grow its software business, partly through acquisitions. Look for it to snap up companies in the area of information management.
New business partners included IBM, Air France, Audi AG, Dell, Fannie Mae, and Pacific Life Insurance.
In addition to Mercury, Bristol, and Knightsbridge, HP has acquired at least 10 software companies since 2003, including Peregrine, OuterBay, Novadigm, and several identity management vendors.
Just four companies are on pace to hire more than 35,000 employees the next six months. Strains are showing.
Tech vendors plan to hire tens of thousands of employees in India in early 2007. But lack of leadership is forcing some to put staffers on the fast track to management and recruit U.S. talent.
Business Objects, itself rumored as an acquisition target by Oracle, is offering software for midsize businesses named Crystal Decisions, a company it acquired in 2003.