Borland Software unveiled quality management software Monday designed to eliminate software defects by tightly linking requirements to code as it is built and tested.
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After Ameritrade Holding Group finished its acquisition of TD Waterhouse Group in April, it launched a business intelligence competency center made up of business users whose charter is to monitor and manage TD Ameritrade Holding's BI investments to make sure they yield results.
Rick LaPlante, Microsoft's general manager of Visual Studio 2005 Team System (VSTS), talks about Team Foundation Server, a key component of VSTS that began shipping early this year. Although Microsoft shipped the other components of Visual Studio 2005 last November, it delayed the release of Team Foundation Server, a server-based product that supports integrated version control, reporting, work item tracking, process guidance and automated build capabilities.
Shaygan Kheradpir, CIO at Verizon Communications, gets several mostly cordial instant messages a day from line-of-business workers -- like customer service representatives -- asking for help with their IT systems.
As users persist in their gripes that applications built by corporate developers don't meet their needs, IT managers are increasingly turning to tools and processes that can ease requirements definition and management efforts.
While moving toward a service-oriented architecture (SOA) often means radically changing how a company uses software applications, some of the most vexing issues associated with SOA aren't technical -- they involve the challenge of managing people and policies during the shift.
Serena Software Tuesday unveiled software designed to tie together and govern changes made during application development to ensure that new applications meet original requirements.
Hyperion Solutions announced support Tuesday for the Google OneBox for Enterprise, which is a part of the Google Search Appliance.
In the wake of multiple high-profile laptop thefts and data breaches, some IT shops are launching new initiatives to ensure that sensitive corporate data stored in spreadsheets and business intelligence tools remains secure.
Until a few months ago, users at publisher Simon & Schuster had to wait as long as a half-hour for results from business intelligence queries about sales figures.
Sun Microsystems Monday unveiled a new Web portal that will detail its efforts to make its Java programming language available as open-source code. Bob Brewin, Sun's chief technology officer for software, talked to Computerworld Tuesday about the company's work to make its Java SE (Standard Edition) open-source.
SAS Institute is in the midst of a corporate reorganization that signifies an increasingly competitive market for business intelligence (BI) tools, according to analysts.
The Eclipse Foundation next week will announce new releases of 10 of its open-source projects in a coordinated effort to synchronize the version compatibility of the projects.
Embedding business intelligence (BI) into operational processes can help workers make better decisions, but such IT initiatives must be focused on an area that will show a significant return on investment and be designed with business users.