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  • News: Husqvarna's e-commerce app to unify workflow with business partners, factories

    Husqvarna Group, the Swedish-based maker of outdoor lawn and garden equipment, is powering up an updated e-commerce network designed to better share business information with tens of thousands of trading partners around the world and facilitate order fulfillment with the company's factories.

  • News: 10 Key Questions to Assess Application Outsourcing Maturity

    As more companies look to external IT service providers to help them both innovate and optimize, many are initially surprised by the amount of change required for a relationship to work successfully -- issues that extend well beyond onboarding supplemental, temporary staff. Many companies think that the key to outsourcing success is selecting the right partner, but even the best partner will disappoint you if you are not prepared and organized for an outsourcing arrangement.

  • News: When using Apple Store's EasyPay isn't so easy

    Apple's EasyPay service promises Apple Store shoppers a fast way to conduct business at the company's retail outlets, letting them buy items without even talking to a store employee. It's fast and convenient--but one New Jersey teenager claims he got more than he bargained for, after he was accused of trying to walk out of the Apple Store on New York's Fifth Avenue without paying for a pair of headphones.

  • News: We're hiring and we're bipartisan, says tech lobby in Tampa

    Among those attending the Republican National Convention in Tampa this week is Perse Faily, the CEO of start-up EMN8. When the convention is over, she will head over to the Democratic National Convention with the same message.

  • News: Protect Your Dropbox Data with Two-Factor Authentication

    Dropbox is rolling out stronger security to protect data stored in the cloud. Following in Google's footsteps, Dropbox is enhancing account security with optional two-factor authentication.

  • News: Groups want two major US parties to support Internet 'freedom'

    The Republican and Democratic parties in the U.S. should take a stand for Internet "freedom" during their upcoming national conventions, a group of Internet activists urged Monday.

  • News: How the cloud changes the virtual desktop landscape

    While cloud computing and virtualization, along with a focus on small and midsize businesses, are expected to be major trends at this year's VMworld show, the virtual desktop infrastructure players are looking to make some news this week as well.

  • News: 10 Online Reputation Management Tips for Businesses

    When people search for your business, they should ideally find your company website, your social media accounts and positive posts on review sites. These 10 tips will help your efforts to achieve that lofty goal.

  • News: ERP vendor Deltek going private in $1.1 billion deal

    ERP software vendor Deltek is being purchased by private equity firm Thoma Bravo in a US$1.1 billion deal, the companies announced Monday. The acquisition is expected to close in the fourth quarter.

  • News: Best of BI: Maverick Transportation centralizes data to make real-time decisions

    For Maverick Transportation, a national long-haul trucking company with more than 1,200 drivers on the road, even small changes to processes can lead to swings of hundreds of thousands of dollars on the bottom line. Changes in routes, driver training, gas mileage, accident rates -- they all affect profits. Until recently, however, the company couldn't easily visualize real-time trends or accurately predict future outcomes.

  • News: Cancer Treatment Centers examines clinical data with BI

    Cancer Treatment Centers of America upgraded its BI program in March, replacing old software used to produce reports with QlikView to generate information that helps drive better business decisions.

  • News: Best of BI: Celestica uses BI to open a lucrative revenue source

    When CIO Mary Gendron joined Celestica in October 2008, she says the Toronto-based electronics manufacturing services provider had nothing in the way of analytics. But its CEO saw information as transformative and wanted to build up its BI capabilities.

  • News: Best of BI: Booz Allen's $50 million BI investments pays rich dividends

    Several years ago, each division at Booz Allen Hamilton had its own reporting processes and systems. But executives knew the McLean, Va.-based consulting firm couldn't grow effectively if it had disparate groups doing their own reporting. They also knew they'd have to provide better information to Wall Street traders when Booz Allen went public, which it did in 2010.

  • News: Best of BI Editor's Choice Awards 2012

    For a charitable organization, boosting donations is the holy grail. For a trucking company, the goal is to increase driver productivity without sacrificing safety. And at a cancer treatment center, improving patient health is the top priority. But whatever the goal, the 10 organizations spotlighted in Computerworld's first-ever Best of BI Editor's Choice Awards have learned how to get the valuable insights they need from their data using business intelligence and analytics tools.

  • News: IBM to buy cloud HR software vendor Kenexa for $1.3B

    IBM plans to boost its enterprise social line of software by acquiring Kenexa, a maker of cloud-based human resources applications, the companies said on Monday.

  • News: Best of BI: City of Richardson, Texas, finds BI value across agencies

    The City of Richardson's mission, like that of any government, is to serve its citizens effectively and efficiently.

  • News: Best of BI: Parallon Business Solutions consolidates its BI data streams

    Running a healthcare business is a complex challenge. It requires administrators to stay up to date on hundreds of performance metrics -- everything from bed occupancy rates and staffing levels to insurance reimbursements.

  • News: Best of BI: Volunteers of America Chesapeake uses BI to boost donations

    If there's a homeless shelter, drug abuse recovery program, senior center or housing services agency for the disabled in your community, there's a good chance that it's supported by the Volunteers of America, which has 36 affiliated chapters around the country. Like all VOA chapters, VOA Chesapeake relies on contributions and volunteers from a variety of corporations, charitable groups and individuals to support its programs.

  • News: Who's leading mobile app efforts? Not IT

    Survey finds business units are funding mobile app projects and BYOD dominates among business partners, not just employees

  • News: IT services deals decline 20% in second quarter

    The number of new IT and business process outsourcing contracts worldwide dropped by 20 percent to 411 in the second quarter from 516 in the same quarter a year ago, with average contract values also sliding, according to research firm Everest Group.



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