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Content tagged with Mobile posted in July 2004
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NYSE To Further Upgrade Automated Execution System
News  |  7/30/2004
The improvements will allow the NYSE to process more trades electronically and enable "sweeping" an order.
The Magic Numbers For Servers Are 32 And 64
News  |  7/30/2004
Dell, HP, IBM, and Sun introduce 32/64-bit options as companies load up on gear
Business Technology: The Death Of American IT Has Been Greatly Exaggerated
Commentary  |  7/30/2004
Polar-opposite rhetoric isn't limited these days to political races; it's rampant in the business-technology world in discussions of workers and jobs. Bob Evans notes you can find a study to support your argument, and maybe even a bill wafting its way through the Senate.
Location Services Find Their Way To The Enterprise
Commentary  |  7/30/2004
Phone handsets and GPS-enabled hardware are ushering in a new wave of location-based services, Carl Zetie says. It's 2 p.m., do you know where your employees are?
Kerry's Acceptance Caps Busy Week For Democrats' IT Staff
News  |  7/29/2004
The Democratic National Convention used a combination of wired and wireless systems and networks to keep delegates, staff, and media connected and functioning.
News  |  7/29/2004
MicroStrategy and Business Objects lead our digest of noteworthy product releases.
The Pieces Are Moving
News  |  7/28/2004
What's that grinding sound? It's nothing less than strategic business applications shifting to a higher virtual plane.
Hunting Big Game
News  |  7/28/2004
When you think of customer value, don't think CRM - think B2B processes.
WebMethods Releases New Version Of Portal Software
News  |  7/27/2004
Upgrade includes compliance with latest portal standards, adds visual tools.
BellSouth's Profits Grow Despite Flat Revenue
News  |  7/26/2004
Net income in the second quarter rose nearly 5% although the company continued to lose access lines.
Compliance Efforts Still Somewhat Haphazard
News  |  7/26/2004
And few CEOs see compliance-related spending as an opportunity to improve business processes.
Metastorm Finds BI Partner In Hyperion
News  |  7/26/2004
The agreement will result in the addition of personalized dashboards, reporting and analytics functionality to Metastorm's e-Work BPM software.
Visual Planning Application Launches For
News  |  7/23/2004
Lets users create and share interactive visual representation of business processes and projects.
SmartAdvice: There's More Than Cost Benefits To Consider When Analyzing IT ROI
Commentary  |  7/23/2004
Look at six broad categories for quantifiable benefits when analyzing the value of IT investments, The Advisory Council says. Also, search-engine optimization is key to wise marketing; and CIOs need soft skills along with business skills.
Voice Over IP Looks Ready For Breakout
News  |  7/21/2004
Infonetics Research estimates that spending on the technology will rise from $1.2 billion in 2003 to $4.8 billion by 2007.
Ericsson Races Past 2Q Expectations
News  |  7/21/2004
Profits rose sharply thanks to growing demand and the benefits of cost-cutting.
Lucent Posts Fourth Consecutive Quarterly Profit
News  |  7/21/2004
It also raised its sales outlook, based on an improving telecom market.
Oracle And Government Present Final Arguments
News  |  7/21/2004
Each side had one last chance to impress U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker, who's expected to make a ruling within two months.
AT&T Wireless Debuts 3G Wireless Networks In Four Cities
News  |  7/20/2004
The networks in Detroit, Phoenix, San Francisco, and Seattle will provide mobile users with Internet broadband-type services.
MCI Unveils Private, Metro Ethernet Services
News  |  7/20/2004
The struggling telecom service provider is taking aim at the business market with easier, faster links to the Internet and wide-area connections.
BPM Helps Insurer Gets Budgeting In Order
News  |  7/20/2004
In an effort to add consistency to a previously decentralized budgeting process, Philadelphia Insurance Companies implements Satori Group's proCube.
FileNet Rolls Out ECM With Web Services Support
News  |  7/20/2004
Product is designed to provide rich content and business process management functionality for ECM applications.
Courion Offers Compliance Management As Part Of Identity Management Suite
News  |  7/20/2004
Product automates a set of processes necessary for organizations to achieve compliance with corporate policies and government and industry requirements.
BEA Unveils Software Kit For Business Process Automation
News  |  7/20/2004
BEA Systems Inc. unveils a bundle of tools for automating business processes through a combination of software integration, application development and workflow.
Bank Of America Chooses EDS To Integrate FleetBoston's Networks
News  |  7/19/2004
Under terms of a 10-year, $1.1 billion deal, EDS will help to integrate and manage the networks of FleetBoston, which Bank of America acquired in April.
Sajus Technologies Upgrades BPM Software
News  |  7/19/2004
The latest version of its BPM software includes expanded process modeling, goal monitoring, reporting, process automation and analysis.
JBoss Application Server Passes J2EE Compatibility Tests
News  |  7/19/2004
In addition, the company is eyeing plans for open-source BPM and workflow software.
IBM Touts Newest Unix Boxes' Virtual Options
News  |  7/16/2004
Chip technology lets users divide each processor into as many as 10 virtual servers
Fulton County Completes Network Security Upgrade
News  |  7/16/2004
The improvements give county IT officials the ability to monitor instant messaging and other activities by employees.
Smart Advice: Consider Using SLAs To Manage Outsourcing Vendors' Performance
Commentary  |  7/15/2004
Service-level agreements can help determine whether outsourcers are meeting metrics if your company plans to outsource long term, The Advisory Council says. Also, when replacing PCs, go for units that can handle software upgrades and pay back the investment; and prepare for the resurgence of B2B by getting systems in order now.
Report: Time To Pay Doctors To Adopt E-Records
News  |  7/15/2004
One of the industry's most-influential nonprofit groups says in a new report that doctors should be paid to adopt electronic records.
BPM Drives Value For Insurers
Commentary  |  7/15/2004
Examining a business process management value proposition for the insurance industry.
Krispy Kreme Turns To Geac To Manage Growth
News  |  7/15/2004
It's implementing the vendor's performance-management software to improve budgeting, forecasting, and financial analysis.
Forrester: Latest Generation Of BPM Can Pay Big Dividends
News  |  7/15/2004
Enterprises need to take advantage of latest features, including graphics-based process simulation and optimization routines.
Cisco Revamps Technology Organization
News  |  7/14/2004
As part of the reorganization, Charles Giancarlo was named the networking equipment maker's chief technology officer.
Oracle Extends PeopleSoft Offer
News  |  7/13/2004
The $21-per-share tender offer was scheduled to expire on Friday but was extended to Aug. 27.
Webplan Drives Supply Chain Performance to Next Level
News  |  7/12/2004
Operational performance application links demand and supply chain planning.
Tibco Brings Enterprise-Wide Approach to Integration and Operational Performance
News  |  7/12/2004
New product framework to help meet business and IT requirements.
Making Process Optimization Easier
News  |  7/12/2004
Nimbus control-ES facilitates business process design for Global 2000 companies.
Oracle: Justice Failed To Make Its Case
News  |  7/11/2004
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.
New Adobe Software Bolsters Document Security, Rights Management
News  |  7/11/2004
New server software delivers document services for business-process management, document control and document security.
Earnings Indicate Trouble For Enterprise Software Vendors
News  |  7/11/2004
PeopleSoft, Siebel Systems, and Veritas Software have said revenue and earnings for the quarter ended June 30 will fall short of earlier estimates.
ASP Corio Still Standing Despite Continued Losses
News  |  7/9/2004
The ASP had its share of casualties, but Corio is still kicking, despite losing almost $13 million last year.
NetSuite, Oracle Sever Licensing Ties
News  |  7/8/2004
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.
Automation A Sticking Point In Another West Coast Port Dispute
News  |  7/7/2004
Shipping lines want to let customers book berths, cutting out the need for clerks. The clerks say their roles as security checkpoints cannot be accomplished by software.
PeopleSoft Warns Of Weak Quarter From Oracle Bid
News  |  7/7/2004
PeopleSoft Inc. warned that its second-quarter results would be weak as a result of the “substantial” negative impact Oracle Corp.’s hostile bid has had on the company.
Most Businesses To Begin Major Software Upgrades This Year
News  |  7/7/2004
By the end of the year, 8 out of 10 businesses will have begun a major software upgrade, a market research firm said.
Payments Consortium Reorganizes To Improve Information-Sharing Among Member Banks
News  |  7/6/2004
With so many changes under way in electronic payments, banks need a way to come together to discuss ways to proactively play a role in development.
Social Security Spends Money To Save Money
News  |  7/5/2004
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.
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