President Bush will appoint a national health-technology coordinator as the government takes on a bigger role in pushing the health-care industry to embrace IT
AutoZone Fights Back
SCO Group lawsuit defendant asks court to stall case until a related suit is resolved
IT Spending Seen On Rise Again
IT spending is not only recovering, it is building a base that will power it to even higher levels in the coming months, according to a survey of more than 130,000 IT decision makers conducted by the Wendover Corp.
BMC Snaps Up Marimba
It's spending $239 million to acquire technology that will help expand the capabilities of its software, which ties systems and applications management with business objectives.
Ballmer Memo Touts Microsoft's Work To Improve Software Management
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer on Wednesday sent a letter to customers that trumpets the company's Dynamic Systems Initiative and management software lineup, including the planned Systems Center 2005, and points out its work with ISV partners to enable management of mixed systems and applications in the data center.
Clarke Says CA Is Ready To Move Forward
The software vendor's new chief operating officer says CA has eliminated the issues that triggered a government probe, and has a solid business model, balance sheet, and vision.
SAP Maps CRM Push
SAP America CEO Bill McDermott says customer demand for integrated app suites catering to individual industries plays right into his company's hands.
RFID Legislation Gains Sponsors
A Massachusetts lawmaker wants ground rules for how retail RFID is used. The aim is to allay alarmists' worries while making the technology more pervasive.
Investor To SCO: Stop Suing Linux Users
Major SCO investor BayStar gave Linux users a big bouquet recently, when the
company told SCO to stop suing Linux users.
Oh, that's not what BayStar actually said. BayStar told SCO that BayStar
believes that SCO's entire future rests in its lawsuit against IBM.
AutoZone Asks For Delay In SCO Lawsuit
AutoZone filed a motion asking a court to delay action in SCO's lawsuit against AutoZone, pending resolution of SCO's lawsuits against IBM, Red Hat and Novell.
Group Battles "Dubious" Software Patents
The Electronic Frontier Foundation has launched a campaign to persuade the government to revoke patents it feels are harmful to innovation and free expression by small businesses or nonprofits.
BI Factors Prominently In Strong SMB Spending Outlook
Small and medium-size businesses plan to ratchet up their overall IT spending by 6.6 percent in 2004, with business intelligence software factoring prominently in the mix, according to research released Tuesday.
JBoss CEO Against Open-Sourcing Java
JBoss CEO Marc Fleury sides with Sun on releasing Java technology to the open-source community, but he also thinks it's a good idea to open-source other core technologies for building services-oriented architectures.