Decision Support Systems Related News - February 2001

February 2001

02/28/2001 Call for papers: Decision Technologies in Management Track, HICSS35, abstracts due 03/31/2001. Check call.

02/28/2001 Sagent announced analytic applications for Insurance, Financial Services and Web Analytics. Check release.

02/28/2001 Check Point announced a security dashboard for managing Internet security. See details in release

02/27/2001 CUseeMe® Networks announced the secondgeneration of its web-based client collaboration technology. Check release

02/27/2001 Deltek improves customer support, increases productivity with WebEx real-time meetings. Check release.

02/26/2001 Otis Elevator is deploying Polycom’s ViewStation and ViaVideo to increase productivity and decrease costs. Check release.

02/23/2001 Microsoft(R) SQL Server(TM) 2000 won the Datamation Product of the Year for 2000 in the Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence category. Check Microsoft site.

02/22/2001 KurzweilAI.Net features Ramona, the first lifelike, photorealistic, conversational Web site avatar. Check release.

02/21/2001 Deltek® Systems announced new software for Project Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting in project-based organizations. Check release.

02/21/2001 eOriginal and Guardian Mortgage Documents agree to support "electronic mortgage closings". Check release.

02/19/2001 ACNielsen U.S. announced the release of PRICEMAN(TM) 3.0, an enhanced version of its industry leadingstrategic pricing software. Check release.

02/19/2001 Microsoft introduces software for next-generation data services to mobile networks. See release.

02/16/2001 American Water Resources Association is hosting conference on "Decision Support Systems for Water Resources Management", June 27-30, 2001, in Snowbird, UT. Check web site.

02/15/2001 Aberdeen Group Profile report positively reviews Comshare MPC 4.0. See release.

02/15/2001 Hollister, a manufacturer of health care products, will use Cognos' Web-based solution with SAP Business Information Warehouse. See release.

02/14/2001 Health Management Systems named top Decision Support vendor by KLAS Enterprises. See release.

02/14/2001 Staples will deploy an IBM SP supercomputer in a new enterprise data warehouse. Proprietary decision supportapplications linked to DB2 Universal Database. See IBM release.

02/13/2001 Robert S. Seiner of CIBER, Inc. and TDAN will lead workshop on knowledge management systems at 13th Annual DAMA, March 4-8 in Anaheim, CA. See release.

02/12/2001 MicroStrategy unveils support for Java-Basedprogramming and Unix platforms. See release.

02/12/2001 Business Objects recognized seven of its key channel partners for outstanding performance. See release.

02/12/2001 digiMine business intelligence service used by for data warehousing and analysis. See release.

02/12/2001 Active Decisions' new "Active SalesAssistant" increases e-tail conversion rate. See release.

02/10/2001 In Memoriam: Nobel Laureate and artificial intelligence expert Herbert A. Simon dies. See story.

02/09/2001 IBM announced that it has shipped its 3000th S80 server, making it the fastest-selling high-end server in history. See release.

02/08/2001 SQL Server profile: Cost-effective platform for delivering Data-Driven Decision Support. Check Microsoft release.

02/07/2001 One year ago, Yahoo was the victim of the first majordistributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack. Hacked servers created a data "traffic jam" (ZDNet, Feb. 07, 2001).

02/07/2001 Business Logic created an alliance program for its new net-finance suite. See release for details.

02/06/2001 Call for papers: Decision Support Systems Mini Track, AMCIS 2001, Boston, MA, Aug. 3-5, 2001. Papers due March 12. See call.

02/06/2001 Compaq named nine independent software vendors businesspartners in the Compaq Zero Latency Enterprise (ZLE) initiative. See release.

02/06/2001 SAS and Sagent agree inprinciple to new strategic partnership tocross-license and resell each other's software products.

02/05/2001 Carlisle Tire & Wheel chose Comshare software to integrate its worldwide budgeting and consolidation. Check release.

02/05/2001 Cognos® announced set of analytical applications for J.D. Edwards® WorldSoftware®. Check release.

02/05/2001 Semotus Solutions co-developed KINETIDEX 2.0: decision aid assists in critical prescription dosing decisions. Check release.

02/05/2001 Active Research was renamed ActiveDecisions. It now offers "a full range of decision support solutions". Check release.

02/02/2001 University of Minnesota uses Cognos DSS applications with student and financial information, human resources data, scheduling, and academic data. Check release.

02/01/2001 Hummingbird released v2.1 of e-Gateway and e-Toolkit to provide portal access to legacy applications. Check release.