If you haven't yet developed a radio frequency identification (RFID) technology strategy, don't rush.
Stories by Marc L. Songini
Radio frequency identification technology (RFID) isn't just for the supply chain anymore.
Users hope SAP AG's admission that it inappropriately downloaded proprietary technical data from Oracle databases won't hurt the vendor in the long run.
On Tuesday SAP admitted that its Tomorrownow services subsidiary made some "inappropriate downloads" from an Oracle web site but contended that SAP personnel did not access the material.
Faced with security breaches and personal data hemorrhages from retailers and a variety of educational and medical facilities, consumers are now becoming more skittish about the potential dangers of e-commerce.
Netsuite has unveiled upgrades to its online ERP offering that should ease installation, broaden support for business processes and let executives view financial data in multiple currencies.
Salesforce.com this week introduced a service that uses service oriented architecture technology to ease the process of integrating third party applications with its hosted CRM software.
SAP has shed some light on its plan for a set of integrated on-demand ERP applications for midsize companies due to ship next year.
Oracle Corp. this week rolled out a new set of applications to help support corporate risk management and financial reporting compliance procedures.
Sometime rivals, SAP and Microsoft, will next month start shipping a jointly developed product that links SAP business applications with Microsoft Office desktop software.
Microsoft isn't wasting any time moving to scoop up worried or disgruntled PeopleSoft customers uncertain about the prospect of becoming part of Oracle's installed base.
SAP is hoping to woo its installed base next week by demonstrating to users how the latest enhancements to its software can help them cut operational IT costs and plow that money back into business innovations that can help a company grow.
Looking to ensure the long-term loyalty of its users, PeopleSoft Inc. last week announced extensions to some of its software support programs and said it plans to ship an upgrade of its finance applications in the fourth quarter.