News: October 2004

Industry and product news on CRM, Business Intelligence, ERP, supply chain management, and other enterprise applications. - Archive for October 2004

EU Clears Oracle for PeopleSoft Takeover

October 26, 2004

UPDATED: Oracle sees another obstacle disappear in its $7.7 billion hostile takeover bid.

Biz Apps Boost BlackBerry

October 25, 2004

Developers Sybase and PeopleSoft are cramming more functionality into the popular little handhelds.

PeopleSoft: 'We're Not For Sale'

October 21, 2004

Founder Dave Duffield's memo to employees is designed to rally the troops as well as the stock, analysts suggest.

Oracle v. PeopleSoft Trial Closes

October 15, 2004

A Delaware judge must wade through two weeks of testimony.

NetSuite Gets Personal With Web Analytics

October 14, 2004

The application service provider today announced the release of NetSuite 10.0, which features the capability to track individual customers' …

SAP Adds New Features to Business One

October 13, 2004

New integrated features let SMBs better manage multiple software tools in a single integrated program.

Siebel Colors Its CRM Blue

October 5, 2004

The company partners with IBM and others to build its CRM and BI businesses and counter Salesforce.com's call center software.

Microsoft Updates ERP, Teams With Siebel

October 4, 2004

Redmond eyes more enterprise share with release of Solomon 6.0 and its self-service portal.

Oracle-PeopleSoft Saga: A Market Ripple Effect

October 1, 2004

Keep your eye on what IBM, Microsoft and SAP do in the next year, analysts say. DoJ Won't Appeal Oracle's Takeover Plans

PeopleSoft Fires CEO Conway

October 1, 2004

UPDATED: Board cites loss of confidence as reason for firing Craig Conway, adding a new twist to the company's struggle to fend off Oracle's …