News: August 2011

Industry and product news on CRM, Business Intelligence, ERP, supply chain management, and other enterprise applications. - Archive for August 2011

Salesforce Gets Social and Mobile

August 31, 2011

Salesforce unveiled a number of enterprise social media and mobile application products at Dreamforce today.

Shift from Reporting to Analysis Requires Asking the Right Questions

August 25, 2011

It used to be so much simpler to hire a data analyst. You looked for someone who knew how to take data that had been loaded into and then …

Workday 14 Offers Embedded Intelligence for Business Processes

August 22, 2011

The latest version of Workday's enterprise solution for HR and financial management includes more than 140 new features.

Salesforce Stays Strong Despite Global Turmoil

August 19, 2011

Salesforce.com sees no recession, says CEO Benioff.

Microsoft Has an Office 365 Outage

August 18, 2011

Office for the Web has been available for a couple of months but it's not problem-free quite yet.

Microsoft to Release Hadoop Connectors for SQL Server, Parallel Data Warehouse

August 10, 2011

New Hadoop connectors will provide interoperability between SQL Server, PDW and Hadoop environments.

SAP Expands Business ByDesign ERP with New Feature Pack

August 9, 2011

The second release this year of the SAP Business ByDesign ERP suite follows recommendations from SAP customers and partners.

SAP Under Attack at Black Hat

August 8, 2011

Security researcher finds serious issues at the heart of SAP, and provides a tool to help users fix the problem.

Business Intelligence Vendors Put BI in the Hands of Apple iPad Users

August 5, 2011

New mobile versions of popular business intelligence apps are now available to Apple iPad users.

Oracle Builds Data Warehousing and Analytics for Financial Services

August 1, 2011

Oracle says its Financial Services Data Warehouse was engineered for the needs of financial firms.