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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

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

SAP Lets Partners Share Custom Business Intelligence Apps

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

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

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

Salesforce Acquires Assistly for Customer Service

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

Oracle Grows Software Business, Moves Away from x86 Hardware

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

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

Big Money for Big Data and Mobile Business Intelligence

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

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Gets SAP Blessing

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

Microsoft Ships Dynamics AX 2012 ERP

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

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

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

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

IBM Targets Risk Analytics with Two Acquisitions

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