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Clint Boulton

Clint Boulton, a senior writer at CIO, covers IT leadership, digital transformation, and the CIO role. He was a content marketer for Dell APEX. Inspire IT leaders with tales about the advantages of multi-cloud infrastructures. Dunning-Kruger bias is something that keeps IT leaders sceptical, but curious nonetheless.

JD Edwards Sues; PeopleSoft Spurns Oracle

J.D. Edwards filed a $1.7 billion suit against Oracle and its two top executives in state courts in Colorado and California Thursday — the same day that Peoplesoft formally rejected Oracle’s unsolicited $5.1-billion bid.In its lawsuit, J.D. Edwards is claiming…

PeopleSoft/J.D. Edwards Facing Challenges

When PeopleSoft moved to acquire rival J.D. Edwards Monday, it marked the latest in a series of mergers between software vendors, but it also jogged the competitive landscape in the market for selling business application software to customers.Analysts said that… Pairs CRM Service with Outlook

Customer relationship management concern Thursday introduced a new offering that bundles its CRM software with Microsoft’s Outlook e-mail software without having to rely on additional server integration. The San Francisco firm said the Outlook Integration solution lets sales and…

IBM, Siebel Broaden Relationship

IBM and Siebel Systems Tuesday expanded their relationship to ensure that Siebel’s customer relationship management software works more closely with Big Blue’s WebSphere platform. An IBM spokesperson told the deal is good for three years, to the tune of…