News: September 2011

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

JasperSoft Makes Business Intelligence Mobile

September 30, 2011

Jasper 4.2 includes new mobile capabilities for the open source-based business intelligence suite.

SAP Lets Partners Share Custom Business Intelligence Apps

September 28, 2011

A new PartnerEdge program encourages SAP channel partners to build and sell custom-built analytics applications based on SAP's …

Vision Critical Unveils Customer Experience Management Platform

September 26, 2011

New Customer Experience Management (CEM) platform automates the secure collection and integration of all data collected throughout an …

Salesforce.com Winning Enterprise Software Deals: Analysts

September 23, 2011

Salesforce's vision of the 'social enterprise' may be catching on, according to analysts.

Salesforce Acquires Assistly for Customer Service

September 21, 2011

Salesforce's latest acquisition will be the start of a 'small business cloud.'

Oracle Grows Software Business, Moves Away from x86 Hardware

September 21, 2011

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison says Oracle database already supports unstructured data and explains why he's moving away from x86.

SAP Acquires Crossgate for Business Social Networking

September 20, 2011

Crossgate's technology lets companies integrate and network with trading partners, clients and suppliers.

Big Money for Big Data and Mobile Business Intelligence

September 19, 2011

There's no shortage of venture funds for big data, predictive analytics and mobile business intelligence.

SAP Unveils Smart Meter, Profitability Apps for HANA In-Memory Analytics

September 13, 2011

SAP stakes its future on in-memory analytics with two more HANA applications.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Gets SAP Blessing

September 12, 2011

Linux vendor ramps up software certifications for next-generation enterprise Linux platform.

Microsoft Ships Dynamics AX 2012 ERP

September 9, 2011

Four months after it began beta testing, the software giant says it has shipped the latest update of its Dynamics AX ERP package as promised.

SAP to Acquire Right Hemisphere for 3-D Visualization Software

September 8, 2011

By acquiring 3-D visualization software maker Right Hemisphere, SAP will enable comprehensive visual communication for all SAP customers.

Rocky Economy Drives Interest in Work Force Analytics

September 6, 2011

Back in July I wrote a post suggesting CIOs could provide business value by working with human resources professionals. HR is a …

Salesforce.com Invests in ERP, Supply Chain

September 2, 2011

Kenandy and Infor investments show that Salesforce is keenly aware of back-office software opportunities.

IBM Targets Risk Analytics with Two Acquisitions

September 1, 2011

IBM adds to its $14 billion in analytics acquisitions with Algorithmics and i2.