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  • Oracle PeopleSoft payroll problems still peeve police

    Problems with an Oracle PeopleSoft ERP (enterprise resource planning) system that have resulted in faulty paychecks going out to police officers in Fort Worth, Texas, have persisted for months with no clear end in sight.

  • SAP's Business ByDesign gets software development kit

    SAP on Monday announced the 2.6 release of its SaaS (software-as-a-service) suite Business ByDesign, which contains a highly anticipated SDK (software development kit) that partners will use to create extensions and add-ons.

  • SAP, Microsoft try again with Duet Enterprise

    SAP and Microsoft announced Tuesday what some observers see as a reboot of Duet, the strategy first formed by the companies in 2005 to tie SAP's ERP (enterprise resource planning) software with Microsoft Office.

  • Oracle: PeopleSoft still going gangbusters

    Oracle has added more than 350 PeopleSoft customers in the past year, even as it prepares to launch the <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/applications/oracles-fusion-apps-finally-debut-in-q1-2011-892">next-generation Fusion Applications</a>, the company announced Thursday.

  • TomorrowNow litigation drags SAP Q4 profits down

    SAP saw revenue rise 27 percent in the fourth quarter but profits dropped by more than a third due to increased provisions linked to litigation with Oracle related to its former TomorrowNow unit, the company said Wednesday.

  • SAP buying security software, other assets from SECUDE

    SAP is acquiring software and related assets from its partner SECUDE in order to provide improved security for its customer base, the company said Wednesday. The deal is expected to be completed by Feb. 1. Terms were not disclosed.

  • ERP investments to slow in 2011

    The number of companies planning to invest in their ERP (enterprise resource planning) systems will drop slightly this year, according to a Forrester Research report,

  • Microsoft reengineering Dynamics

    In an attempt to further ease deployments for third-party developers, Microsoft is reengineering its Microsoft Dynamics ERP (enterprise resource planning) software.

  • Oracle aims new BI app at SAP customers

    Oracle is moving further into rival SAP's turf with Oracle Financial Analytics for SAP, a new BI (business intelligence) application that can crunch ERP (enterprise resource planning) system financial data for insights.

  • SAP gets deeper into XBRL with software acquisition

    SAP said Thursday it is acquiring software for handling XBRL (extensible business reporting language) requirements from German vendor Cundus. Terms of the deal, which is expected to be completed this year, were not disclosed.

  • Oracle awarded $US1.3 billion in SAP lawsuit

    A jury has awarded Oracle US$1.3 billion in damages in its corporate theft lawsuit against SAP, a blow to the German applications vendor, which had argued it should pay no more than $40 million for the software stolen by its TomorrowNow subsidiary.

  • Oracle awarded $1.3 billion in SAP lawsuit

    A jury has awarded Oracle US$1.3 billion in damages in its corporate theft lawsuit against SAP, a blow to the German applications vendor, which had argued it should pay just $40 million for the software stolen by its TomorrowNow subsidiary.

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