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  • Fusion Apps questions Oracle should answer

    Oracle appears set to deliver more information than ever before about its long-awaited Fusion Applications at the OpenWorld conference in September, with more than 30 sessions listed as of Tuesday.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus18 Aug. 10 05:41
  • Forrester: Open-source BI has pros and cons

    A new Forrester Research report finds that while a number of open-source BI (business intelligence) offerings are providing many of the capabilities enterprises require, certain shortcomings remain.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus12 Aug. 10 04:47
  • IDC: SaaS momentum skyrocketing

    Interest in the SaaS (software as a service) delivery model is growing to the point that by 2012, almost 85 per cent of new vendors will be focused on SaaS services, according to new research from analyst firm IDC.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus27 July 10 04:03
  • Twitter moving into its own data center

    Twitter hopes to improve the reliability of its service by moving into its own, custom-built data center later this year, the company said on Wednesday.

    Written by James Niccolai23 July 10 05:29
  • JackBe rolls out 'enterprise app store'

    JackBe is applying the app store concept to its own products for building enterprise mashups, applications that pull together data from various systems.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus08 July 10 04:06
  • SAP readies 'River' cloud platform for public debut

    SAP is segmenting its emerging cloud-computing strategy across multiple development platforms, including one code-named "River," which will support lightweight extensions to its on-premises ERP (enterprise resource planning) software.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus29 June 10 05:02
  • Infor buddies up with Microsoft

    Infor will be relying on Microsoft technology for the next generation of its line of ERP (enterprise resource planning) products, in the wake of a deal the companies announced Wednesday.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus24 June 10 01:26
  • Improve Corporate Performance through Risk Management

    Enterprise reinvention and enterprise risk management have been a challenge to implement in many large organizations. The key to unlocking the potential of both is to understand and overcome why the traditional implementation approach consistently struggles.

    Written by Jack Bergstrand23 June 10 02:49
  • NSW Education CIO rides IT pressure test

    With some 1500 staff and 500,000 devices under his command, NSW Department of Education and Training (DET) CIO, Steven Wilson, is no stranger to large IT projects. With the Digital Education Revolution in full swing and infrastructure demands skyrocketing, Wilson is developing an accessible and sustainable IT program for students and teachers across the state.

    Written by Rodney Gedda01 June 10 14:45
  • Defence CIO group plans for fewer suppliers in IT shake-up

    The Department of Defence will appoint one or more service providers to deliver IT projects and assist with its strategic reform agenda as part of a larger move to transform how services are delivered by agency's internal IT organisation.

    Written by Rodney Gedda19 Jan. 10 14:22
  • Hospitals with better IT have fewer deaths, study shows

    The level of technology deployed by hospitals to help doctors and nurses automate their work can mean the difference between life and death, according to a recently-reported study. The study, involving more than 167,000 patients in 41 hospitals across the US, also showed that better IT lowered costs.

    Written by Lucas Mearian02 Feb. 09 08:32