Tuesday, August 09, 2005

RFID Experts Launch New Software Company

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August 9, 2005


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In this issue:

* RFID Experts Launch New Software Company
* SSA Global To Buy Epiphany
* Midmarket CRM Vendors Release Bumper Crop Of Updates
* Update: Oracle To Buy Stake In Indian Banking Software Maker
* Global Dispatches: Oracle To Buy Control Of Indian Banking Software Vendor
* HR Outsourcing Picking Up Steam
* Geek's Garden: Japan Aims To Be Tops In FLOPS

RFID Experts Launch New Software Company

TrueDemand Software to help retailers and manufacturers derive greater
value from data generated by the emerging smart-tag technology.



SSA Global To Buy Epiphany

SSA Global Technologies has signed an agreement to acquire Epiphany, an
enterprise CRM solutions provider, for $329 million.



Midmarket CRM Vendors Release Bumper Crop Of Updates

A half-dozen ERP and CRM software makers are in the midst of major
software releases, bringing deeper integration options and added
customization features to their applications.



Update: Oracle To Buy Stake In Indian Banking Software Maker

Oracle Corp. will buy a majority stake in Indian banking application
vendor I-flex Solutions.



Keeping the Customer in View
How well do you know your customers?

Accurate customer data directly impacts loyalty and business planning,
yet few companies update data regularly. Experts address the challenges
of ensuring a consistent, coherent customer view across the



Global Dispatches: Oracle To Buy Control Of Indian Banking Software Vendor

Oracle agrees to buy majority control of a banking software vendor
based in India; and Sun Microsystems says it will open a data center in
Scotland for remotely managing customer systems.



HR Outsourcing Picking Up Steam

Large companies are starting to outsource HR business processes and IT
to service providers, instead of upgrading ERP software.



Geek's Garden: Japan Aims To Be Tops In FLOPS

Japan aims to be tops in TFLOPS; a continued history of "difference
engines"; and poultry trimmers get augmented reality.



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