Profile of Mark Smith
News & Commentary Posts: 87
Mark is responsible for the overall direction of Ventana Research and drives the global research agenda covering both business and technology areas. He defined the blueprint for Information Management and Performance Management as the linking together of people, processes, information and technology across organizations to drive effective results.
Articles by Mark Smith
posted in August 2008
I have been critical of the integration of Business Objects and SAP in the past, but many solid steps in the right direction are simplifying the complexities I've blogged about. Business Objects provided answers at last week's Influencer Summit that increase my confidence significantly on their product roadmap...
I attended the Actuate user conference last week where they brought forward a series of new advancements utilizing open source and new platform capabilities... Actuate is extending support for Rich Internet Applications as the need for information across businesses and to consumers requires very scalable platforms...