Category: News


Workforce and service optimization solutions provider ClickSoftware Technologies Ltd. (that’s not a bad name) and Syclo, a developer of mobile software solutions, today announced the successful deployment of their joint workforce management solution at a major (unnamed) water district in the United States. The solution is called “SMART Schedule” and was jointly developed by the […]

RightNow, Informatica

RightNow Technologies announced yesterday that they had been contracted as a reseller for Informatica data integration technology. RightNow is pushing the combination of Informatica’s data integration technology and RightNow’s service, sales, and marketing solutions, for customers seeking to “better take advantage of the vast array of data sources across their organizations.” Informatica’s technology seeks to […]

McKee joins Iteration2

With all the pomp and circumstance befitting a prizefighter, Iteration2 has announced the “Enterprise Resource Planning industry heavyweight Gregg McKee” will be heading up the Texas office sales team. Iteration2 has given McKee the task of “continu[ing] the national expansion strategy throughout the central region, continuing success competing against overly complex and expensive solutions from […]

CRM on Mars

Mars, Pa.-based Mars National Bank (surely “Mars World Bank” or even “Mars First Planetary” would have been snappier?) has announced the selection of Open Solutions Inc.’s minimalistically christened The Complete Banking Solution to address its enterprise-wide data processing needs; the Open Solutions solution is a relational core data processing platform for community banks. Mars National […]

Two heartbeats

Heartbeat Software, the leading provider of key opinion leader (a.k.a. KOL) management solutions for the pharmaceutical industry, has signed deals with two of the top ten pharmaceutical companies to implement Heartbeat’s KOL Management platform. Though unnamed in press material, Heartbeat reassures us that both pharmaceutical companies have a strong global presence and the Heartbeat suite […]

The first WorkDay: Monday

Former PeopleSoft head Dave Duffield will release his software startup Workday only on Monday, but it hasn’t kept industry media from buzzing about the launch since Friday morning. Heck, for months, really. Maybe years. Back in 2003, Duffield, Aneel Bhusri and others who would form the core group of Workday defected from PeopleSoft in order […]

Analyzing this

AdventNet Inc., a provider of affordable enterprise IT management and IT security software, today announced the release of version 4.0 of ManageEngine Firewall Analyzer, and specifically its support for managed security service providers. ManageEngine Firewall Analyzer is an enterprise-class, vendor-neutral software for firewall log analysis. Firewall Analyzer supports almost all major firewalls including Cisco Pix, […]

helpIT, matchIT, cleanse it, use it

Representatives of helpIT systems, a data cleansing specialist, today announced the release of matchIT API, a customizable plug-in component for point of capture, duplicate detection/prevention, and lookup. matchIT API is targeted for those companies “confronted with large quantities of customer data spread across different files, systems, and departments.” As helpIT systems president Robert Heidenreich puts […]

How difficult is implementation? Survey says…

Representatives of PMP Research have announced the release of a report entitled “Time to Talk” and commissioned by the Evaluation Centre detailing issues enterprises are facing in linking key operational systems. Some key numbers from the study show that: • 40 percent of enterprises report difficulties in integrating their legacy systems with newer applications such […]

Questions from Dublin

Dublin-based firm Research and Markets has released a report scintillatingly entitled “Corporate Software Purchasing Trends.” The report presents the findings of the Change Wave Alliance survey on corporate spending for software and IT security, including a look at the impending impact of the Microsoft Vista operating system. The survey was conducted in October 2006 and […]