Enterprise business applications
- December 08, 2009
The vendor evaluation process can be very complex and time consuming. Get the latest resources for making informed decisions during your vendor evaluation process.
- November 30, 2009
Welcome back from Thanksgiving! If you're anything like me, you're still going through some post-turkey malaise. As you recover, check out SearchCIO.com's stories from last week. Outsourcing IT ...
- November 30, 2009
Customer feedback management tools offer new functionality, but responding to social media often falls to the call center.
- November 04, 2009
Though SOA is something you do, rather than buy, this CIO found the best approach was to go shopping and solve the problem at the database layer.
- September 10, 2009
Besides the obvious blockades to an ERP implementation -- the cost and the potential long-term disruptions to the business -- midmarket companies are still moving forward with ERP projects. I’ve ...
- August 12, 2009
Open source solutions and Software as a Service applications are both viable options in the midmarket. But which is best suited for you depends on your need for customization, integration and value.
- June 04, 2009
Business intelligence tools developers hope to increase BI usage among employees -- especially younger ones -- by adopting the look and feel of popular consumer applications like Google.
- March 25, 2009
There are free open source solutions available for almost everything -- if you know where to look and what to look for. Plus: Experts' top picks for free software.
- March 13, 2009
Microsoft ERP software upgrades were, needless to say, a focus of this week’s Microsoft Convergence conference, where some 7,000 customers and partners converged on New Orleans for Redmond’s annual ...
- March 03, 2009
Cloud computing allows a firm to bring its call center in-house to improve customer service, plus integrate applications and provide executive dashboards. Here's how.
- February 04, 2009
Open source applications look attractive in cost-cutting times, but solid IT support is essential for long-term success. Here, some CIO experiences.
- November 05, 2008
Are “user-friendly” projects more likely to catch on? It makes sense – the easier it is for the average user, the more likely it is that they will continue using it. You know, the whole “keep it ...
- September 04, 2008
Microsoft’s IE is facing some serious competition. With Mozilla’s Firefox, Apple’s Safari and Opera Software ASA’s Opera and recently Google’s Chrome, it seems Microsoft is falling back a bit. ...
- July 29, 2008
HD Supply had six months to move its disparate suppliers and customers off Home Depot's legacy systems and onto a new platform. An on-demand data integration solution from Hubspan is helping to create a network of equals.
- July 28, 2008
I brushed up on SaaS (Software as a Service) knowledge today. After reading through all the SaaS articles on my site, I continued on to Google. Amongst the many pages of SaaS, there was a Microsoft ...