While users welcomed Sun Microsystems’ plan to release Java to open source, they say a lack of details about the announcement makes it difficult to determine the impact of whatever the company is aiming to do.
Stories by Heather Havenstein
Mercury Interactive Monday rolled out a new tool designed to allow companies to automate change management and ease the risks associated with application and infrastructure modifications.
Business intelligence for the masses has been an industry buzz term for the past several years. But several users who attended the Information Builders’ Summit 2006 user conference last month say they are embracing the philosophy with new projects to quickly move BI reports and analysis out to frontline workers, suppliers and customers.
Many corporations and government agencies that are shifting from client/ server technologies to service-oriented architectures are facing technical and cultural challenges that are forcing an overhaul of their IT development groups.
On-demand business intelligence offerings are becoming an attractive option for potential users who want to boost access to data, without having to make additional infrastructure investments.
IBM has just rolled out four products under its WebSphere middleware stack. They are designed to help users more easily begin building a service-oriented architecture (SOA).
As more health care organizations move to pay physicians based on meeting certain quality standards, IT is playing a bigger role in aggregating the data used to measure care.
Adobe Systems has announced the public beta of its Adobe Flex 2.0 and Adobe Flash Player 8.5 tools. The two have been upgraded so developers can more easily connect rich internet applications to different back-end data sources.
Buoyed up by the opportunity to easily and safely share data with customers and partners, IT departments are increasingly taking internal applications and data outside their corporate firewalls in the form of web services.
To meet increasing user demand for business intelligence capabilty, application and database vendors are muscling in on the BI tool market that has until now been dominated by specialist third-party suppliers.
The spread of Web services has forced IT managers to seek out new tools to ease the cumbersome process of managing policies like security and performance.
As companies look to extend
Business Intelligence is one of the biggest growth areas in IT, as organisations are increasingly using embedded BI to help frontline workers make decisions that affect operations.
Firstlogic Inc. will unveil a new data quality integration framework next week designed to allow companies to tackle the burgeoning problem of data cleansing commonly faced when data from disparate front-end and transactional systems is linked for customer profiling and other business intelligence projects.
SAN FRANCISCO (11/17/2003) - BI vendors MicroStrategy Inc., Actuate Corp. and QlikTech Inc. are reinforcing their reporting tools with simplified deployment, centralized management, and better data presentation.