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Content tagged with Productivity/Collaboration Apps posted in November 2004
Beyond BPM Tools
Commentary  |  11/30/2004
Process management is a practice that can be supported by tools not traditionally thought of as "BPM" software, and businesses owe it to themselves to investigate all their options before deciding on a BPM strategy.
Workstream Brings Workforce Systems to Next Level
News  |  11/24/2004
Workstream TalentCenter elevates the software as service model.
Workforce Performance Management: Efficiency and Effectiveness
News  |  11/24/2004
Automating and improving processes and performance.
Lawson Looking for Light in EPM
News  |  11/24/2004
ERP solution provider shifts focus -- maybe.
PeopleSoft: Succeed or Secede
News  |  11/24/2004
Another option for PeopleSoft users is conceivable.
ERP Rest in Peace
News  |  11/24/2004
Commoditization of ERP transitions focus to performance management.
Building an Intelligent IT Infrastructure
News  |  11/23/2004
To address the complexity of today's requirements, IT needs a fresh approach to infrastructure. New technologies are coming together to help you construct a smarter, more flexible environment. Here's how to progress toward your goal.
Innovation or Exaggeration?
News  |  11/23/2004
IBM's "Business Transformation Outsourcing" adds service improvement to BPO's purpose.
Datawatch Reports Sales, Earnings Boosts
News  |  11/23/2004
CEO Robert Hagger attributed revenue improvements to across-the-board increases in sales among all its product categories.
Oracle Secures Nearly 61% PeopleSoft Shareholder Backing
Commentary  |  11/20/2004
Oracle has won backing from slightly more than 60% of PeopleSoft Inc. shareholders in its $9.2 billion hostile takeover.
Lombardi Software Joins Forces With Systems Integrator
News  |  11/19/2004
BPM vendor Lombardi and Athens Group plan to focus on the retail, energy and financial services industries.
Manufacturer Gets Help Managing Product Information
News  |  11/19/2004
Brady Corp. turns to product-information-management software from FullTilt Solutions so it can more easily handle information on thousands of products. The software also helps Brady manage its online catalog.
The Future Of The Programmer
Commentary  |  11/17/2004
For an upcoming story on the role of automation in software development, I started with the premise that automation, like outsourcing, would reduce the stateside opportunities for programmers. Bad idea.
SunTrust Banks May Not Make Sarbanes-Oxley Deadline
News  |  11/16/2004
Problems with how loan-loss reserves are calculated are unlikely to be corrected by Dec. 31.
Celestica Launches RFID Service
News  |  11/16/2004
The $6.7 billion Canadian assembly and engineering company integrates RFID into Mexican fulfillment-center operations; global rollout may follow
Evolve Business Processes, Don't Reengineer Them
News  |  11/12/2004
Business process reengineering got a bad rap in the 1990s. But many companies can benefit from a business process overhaul if it's done right.
Web-Based Business Processes Help Activate Reservists
News  |  11/11/2004
Appian's business-process-management software helped the U.S. Army communicate with reservists in the wake of the 9/11 attacks.
PeopleSoft Rejects Oracle; Ellison Appeals To Shareholders
News  |  11/11/2004
He says he will walk away if the majority of shareholders don't themselves sell to Oracle by Nov. 19.
Innovation Management Technology
News  |  11/9/2004
Disruptive innovation on the way?
Automated Business Processes Keep Medical Equipment Running
News  |  11/9/2004
By combining business-process automation and mobile technology, Spacelabs Medical is improving service and generating more revenue.
Firm Touts Automated BPM Modeling
News  |  11/3/2004
New York-based Nsite announced the release of a service that analyzes customers' business processes as they happen and then predicts the best path for the same, subsequent operation.
What Is Open Source?
Commentary  |  11/2/2004
As the controversy over open-source software drags on, I thought it might be helpful to take a step back and explain what open source is and how it works. Open source programming is much more organized than its name and image convey. The open source community actually consists of hundreds of thousands of programmers worldwide who sign up to work on different projects. Their ideas and their own coding prowess are their passports to any project. If the project has already been established, the pro
Pegasystems Adds Capabilities To BPM Suite
News  |  11/2/2004
Pegasystems rounded out functionality in its business process management software to include new capabilities that help users collaborate with each other, model work processes, and analyze process data more effectively.


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