Decision Support Systems Related News

September 2000

09/29/2000 MicroStrategy launched online store. Try MicroStrategy 7 with full featured hands-on demo.

09/28/2000 LeaseLoan is speeding up the contract financing process using Web-based automated credit evaluation. See release.

09/27/2000 Hyperion Performance Scorecard now features full Web-deployment and access to Hackett Benchmarking & Research database. See release for details.

09/27/2000 NCR's Teradata database now supports Extensible Markup Language (XML), the Common Warehouse Model (CWM), and the Open Information Model (OIM). See release for details.

09/26/2000 InfoImage and Tacit Knowledge Systems partner to deliver corporate knowledge through Decision Portal. See release for details.

09/26/2000 IBM's LotusDevelopment announced the public beta availability of LotusSametime 2.0, its real-time collaboration platform. See release for details.

09/25/2000 Sagent Technology announced the Sagent Portal, a second generation information portal that integrates a broad range of content and applications. See release for details.

09/25/2000 Competing Data Warehousing standards merge. Meta Data Coalition will merge with Object Management Group. See release for details.

09/25/2000 Net Perceptions introduced E-commerce analyst software. See release for details.

09/25/2000 MIS AG introduced a Web-Based Collaborative Analytical Processing architecture. See release for details.

09/22/2000 DM Review announced its 2000 Readership Awards. See release.

09/22/2000 announced top ten sites onthe Web to find Finance information. See release for details.

09/21/2000 U.S. Air Force selected Lockheed Martin to modernize its air,missile and space command and control (C2) systems; 15 year program may cost $1.5 billion. See press release for details.

09/20/2000 KPMG Global Study: Majority of companies see Internet transforming their industry role. See KPMG release for details.

09/19/2000 Deutsche Bank invested $33 million in AlphaBlox and formalized a strategic partnership. Deutsche Bank has developed business critical analytical applications using the AlphaBlox platform. See AlphaBlox release.

09/19/2000 IBM purchased Stampede's TurboGold client-to-server accelerator for its more than 300,000 Lotus Notes users worldwide. See release.

09/18/2000 Actional Control Broker to play key integration role in Dresdner Bank'snew Web-Based Loan Pricing Tool. See release.

09/15/2000 SPSS and Informix partner to deliver Analytic Customer Relationship Management solutions. See SPSS release.

09/14/2000 Aviation executives test system from In-Flight Network and Globalstar that allows commercial airline passengers access to low-cost, high-speed Internet and e-mail services in-flight. See In-Flight photo.

09/14/2000 Informix Extended Parallel Server software, a high-end data warehouse product, set a world record in the 1000GB TPC-H benchmark on a Sun Enterprise 10000 server. See Informix release.

09/14/2000 IBM announced several new models of its NetVista PC family and a 1GB Microdrive. Check IBM or see press release.

09/13/2000 USA Truck has selected's OptiStop(R) and Strategic ProfitabilityAnalysis(TM) decision support systems. See release.

09/13/2000 Comshare and Informix partner to resell Ardent DataStage and Comshare products. See Comshare release.

09/13/2000 Oracle bests IBM DB2 in new study on Database Total Cost of Ownership. See Oracle release.

09/12/2000 Comshare received certification as a software partner. Comshare Decision provides OLAP reporting to the SAP BusinessInformation Warehouse. See Comshare release.

09/12/2000 Departments of Justice, Labor, the Interior, Agriculture, and Health and Human Services failed a computer security review. By The Associated Press CNET

09/12/2000 GeoQuest introduced DecisionPoint. It is a new solution to transform upstream petroleum decision-making. See release.

09/11/2000 QUALCOMM announced Eudora 5.0. New version features automatic file sharing and syncing capabilities, a flame monitor, and email statistics tracking. See QUALCOMM release.

09/11/2000 Comshare announced that beta testing is in its finalphase for Comshare MPC(TM) 4.0. It will integrate strategic planning, budgeting, financial consolidation, management reporting, and analysis processes into a single, packaged-software application. See Comshare release.

09/08/2000 NaviSite announced it has entered an alliance with Compaq to deliver a complete web hosting solution integrated with managed storage. See NaviSite release.

09/07/2000 Oracle and Open Text announced a partnership to enable single point access to Content Management and Collaborative capabilities. See Open Text release.

09/06/2000 Harrah's Entertainment announced it received the 2000 Leadership in Data Warehousing Award from the Data Warehousing Institute (TDWI) in recognition of it Total Rewards customer-loyalty program. See Harrah's release.

09/06/2000 Jones Lang LaSalle will develop a Web-Based Management Planning and Control System with Comshare. See Comshare release.

09/06/2000 Business Objects announced its sixth annual international user conference October 15-18, 2000. Conference theme is "e-Business Intelligence @ Work in the Real World." See Business Objects release.

09/05/2000 KDnuggets poll points to strong Clementine growth; SPSS data mining workbench tops KDnuggets Web poll. See SPSS release.

09/05/2000 NEC Research Institute announced magnetic disk drives may be able to store up to 100 times more data using new composite materials. See NECI release.

09/01/2000 Roadmap's Geneva forecasting software predicts Al Gore will have a narrow victory in the 2000 Presidential Election. See Roadmap release.

09/01/2000 ASSISTUM software used in initiative to increase the value of UK Oil and Gas reserves by 1 billion. The prototype application includes a framework of over 100 questions. See ASSISTUM release.