Profile of Mary Hayes Weier
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Articles by Mary Hayes Weier
posted in February 2008
SaaS momentum can't be denied, but the vendor will try to limit uptake among its core customers.
Siebel CRM On Demand Release 15, due next month, includes RSS feeds and links to social networking sites.
Nasscom, which just wrapped up an annual conference that drew thousands of people worldwide to Mumbai, has been hit with a nasty blow. Its president faces prosecution for allegedly failing to ensure the safety of a Hewlett-Packard nighttime call-center employee prior to her murder.
Fast brings its new personalization technology to the table, and will make up the high end of Microsoft's search portfolio.
Those dissatisfied with outsourcing deals cited high costs, poor communications, and underestimating the project's scope.
Despite all the red ink, NetSuite had a successful initial public offering of stock in December, since many investors think the company eventually will be profitable.
The ruling involving TomorrowNow is a win for SAP, which could now avoid potential negative publicity from a drawn-out trial.
SAP plans to integrate Business Objects' data management technologies with its own, and link its BI Accelerator appliance to non-SAP data sources.
Just when it seemed panic in Detroit had reached a fervent pitch, there is another bizarre twist in the text-message scandal. A lawyer is trying to force SkyTel to hand over any text messages sent from city employee pagers, and their GPS coordinates, the morning that a stripper named Strawberry was murdered in Detroit.
The deal highlights a new trend among hardware companies to offer on-demand services for management of data, software and systems.
CRM takes second billing in the SaaS vendor's thrice-yearly software update.
There's a good deal of chatter in the blogosphere today about Salesforce.com supposedly shopping itself to Oracle. Time will tell if anything comes of it, but back in November I posted five reasons I think Oracle will eventually buy Salesforce.com.
Using an on-dash, touch-screen computer that displays information about what equipment is in the truck, drivers can ensure that they leave for job sites with the correct tools.
A team of researchers is using SAS Institute's statistical software to predict which college No. 1 football recruit Terrelle Pryor will choose. Earlier this week the prediction model called for him to pick Ohio State; now it's saying he'll likely choose Penn State. Michigan has dropped to his No. 3 choice. Hmm, we'll see.
Cape Clear Software was one of the last remaining independent providers of an enterprise service bus, which is middleware technology for integrating applications using Web services.
My, oh my, what a mess in Detroit. Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick faces a financial audit, an investigation into potential perjury, maybe an investigation into criminal fraud. The evidence? Smoking text messages.
Yet IBM isn't immune from a talent war that has raised questions about skill levels of employed engineers in India.
The company makes a surprise leap ahead of Business Objects and Cognos in its ability to execute on BI products and pricing.
The head of the data integration tool provider talks about competition, software industry consolidation, and Informatica as an acquisition target.
The five-year strategy builds on Cisco's $1.1 billion investments in Indian ventures in recent years.