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Hummingbird Releases Genio 4.0 With Improved Support for Oracle, Business Objects, Cognos, and NCR
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hummingbird genio  and NCR, should provide Hummingbird Genio with a stronger product. (For more information about the prior version of Genio see Hummingbird Announces Extraction and Portal Strategy for ERP October 27th, 1999.) It should be noted that Hummingbird is relatively new to the ETL industry, and their technology should be examined closely. User Recommendations Customers examining Extract/Transform/Load (ETL) tools should include Genio on a long list of candidates. One question that should be asked of the

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Hummingbird Announces Extraction and Portal Strategy for ERP


Boston, October 25 /CNW-PRN/-Hummingbird Communications Limited (TSE:HUM,NASDAQ:HUMC), announced the immediate availability of Genio MetaLink for SAP R/3. MetaLink features drivers that enable organizations to extract and transform SAP data. This is the first product in their new ERP-related electronic business strategy. Hummingbird also announced the rollout of the Hummingbird Enterprise Information Portal, which will be available in December.

hummingbird genio  Genio MetaLink should allow Hummingbird to compete in the relatively fierce business intelligence market with older, more established players such as Ardent and Cognos. In addition, Genio has integration with Hyperion Essbase, a leading OLAP product. User Recommendations The fact that Genio is SAP CA-ALE certified (the ALE concept involves using external converters to connect non-SAP systems to the R/3 system, external converters are generic format conversion programs), and IDoc-enabled (Intermediate Read More

SAP Keeps Traction On Some Tires Of Its Omni-Wheel-Drive Part 2: Challenges and User Recommendations


SAP’s viability and its business applications market’s leadership remains unscathed, as the company remains rock-solid and will be the leader for a long time to come. While SAP has espoused one of the most compelling and promising collaborative-Commerce vision to-date, the ideal enablers of collaboration – it still has to prove to the market it can integrate and deliver, and satisfy the small and medium-size customer with quick implementations and nimble responses to problems.

hummingbird genio  Sun/iPlanet , BroadVision , Hummingbird , Vignette and many others in the battle for the portal space. This formidable competition may also prompt the customers towards wising up to the fact that SAP does not necessarily deliver the best value to everybody across the board. The cost, time and effort to upgrade SAP to newer version continue to be a concern to some users too. The perception that SAP is still the most cumbersome and expensive product to deploy remains indelible in many minds, despite Read More

Evolutionary Technologies Does EAI (Always Did, We Just Didn’t Call It That)


Evolutionary Technologies (ETI) has announced the newest release of their flagship product, ETI•EXTRACT Tool Suite Release 4.2. ETI·Extract has long been well known as an ETL (extract/transform/load) tool, only recently have companies begun to realize that data extraction and consolidation are key underpinnings for EAI efforts, proven by the fact that ETI’s year-over-year Q4 revenue in the Americas increased by 20%.

hummingbird genio  examined include IBI, Informix, Hummingbird , and IBM . If the ETL effort is to support an EAI initiative, various players in the EAI space such as Tibco , Vitria , webMethods , WRQ , and IBM should also be interviewed for a proposed solution. Companies should keep a strong focus on exactly what goal they are trying to achieve, the steps required to achieve it, and how the vendor's proposed solution maps to those steps. In this way, scenarios used during the selection process can be carefully scripted to Read More

The 2006 ECM West Conference: A Trial from AIIM


The Association for Information and Image Management recently held a conference to educate organizations on the latest content and information management technologies. Among the key topics addressed were emerging trends in enterprise content management and the future of the Internet.

hummingbird genio  FileNet, and OpenText and Hummingbird ). It is also showed the emergence of several niche players such as Sitecore for web content management, and Upside for contract management. The presence of Hyland Software and Adobe shows companies such as these are working hard on capturing more momentum in the market. ECM is considered among the top three topics of the most important strategic information technology (IT) trends for 2007 within organizations. Hopefully AIIM, ECM users, and exhibitors will invest Read More

Enterprise Content Management: It Is More Than Just Web Content Management


Enterprise content management (ECM) is moving beyond web content management. To meet enterprises' needs, large vendors are introducing scaled down versions, others are integrating ECM with other systems, and all are focusing on key areas.

hummingbird genio  , BroadVision , and Hummingbird have already included this with their solutions. Personalization is already the majority stage, but most ECM vendors are still in early majority stages of including it in their solutions. Integrated document archive and retrieval systems (IDARS) is a combination of document management systems and records management systems. It provides a system for storage, managing, retrieving, and distributing content in any form, from documents to digital images. This technology has Read More

Ardent Software: Will Informix Merger Affect their Success?


With Informix’s completion of its acquisition of Ardent Software, it remains to be seen how effective this marriage will be, and whether Ardent will be allowed autonomy to continue its success in the extract/transform/load and data integration infrastructure.

hummingbird genio  also consider Acta and Hummingbird. Read More

Records Management Becoming More Important Due to Compliance Regulations


Electronic media and corporate governance have complicated records management for enterprises. Properly defining information as corporate records and using a record management system can help enterprises meet regulatory compliance and reduce liability.

hummingbird genio  FileNet , Documentum , Hummingbird , and Interwoven , or that specialize in RM systems such as Objective , Tower Software , and eManage . Conclusion Organizations dealing with legislative and regulatory mandates must ensure that their RM systems are order. When implementing a system, keep in mind what the key selection criteria are for your RM solution and see if it is not possible to upgrade your current solution to meet regulatory standards. Start by making sure the right processes are in place within Read More

PeopleSoft Building Muscles To Overcome The Rough Patch Part 3: Target Markets, Alliances, & Competition


In PeopleSoft’s case, the fact remains that it is still the best-attuned offering (in terms of pricing, vertical extensions, customizability, professional service approach, etc.) to the needs of large, service-oriented enterprises, or for ‘greenfield’ sites. However, to put things in the right perspective, one should bear in mind that PeopleSoft’s license revenue in 2001 was still less than the corresponding revenue in 1998, back when the company was only a HRMS/ERP player.

hummingbird genio  Sun/iPlanet , BroadVision , Hummingbird , Vignette and many others in the battle for the portal space. In the professional services automation (PSA), there are again Lawson, J.D. Edwards, Ariba, Siebel, SAP, Oracle, and a number of PSA specialists such as Deltek , Niku , Evolve , Novient and Changepoint . Thinking vertically, in the healthcare space, it particularly competes with Lawson Software and Infinium , whereas in the higher education, it faces SCT , Jenzabar , and Datatel , on top of ubiquitous Read More

Onyx Software: CRM Vendor Battling For Viability


Onyx Software is one of the few direct competitors of Siebel Systems with a solid chance at long-term success in the CRM market. A strong customer focus and a commitment to a 100% web-based architecture are just two of its critical success factors. Find out how Onyx is staking its claim.

hummingbird genio  does have partnerships with Hummingbird, Hyperion and Cognos (three business intelligence vendors) but it does not have any branded analytical applications that run on the Onyx E-Business Engine. The company relies on these integration partners to develop sophisticated analytics applications. Onyx should also accelerate its wireless development. Wireless capability is poised to become a significant selling point for CRM vendors as the use of wireless devices in field sales and service staffs increases. Read More

The Quest for the Right Self-service Model: Enterprise Content Management Suite or Integrated Best-of-breed?


Organizations are looking for self-service models to manage their internal and external content. Content management systems are the answer, but then the question becomes which to choose—an all-in-one enterprise content management suite, or an integrated, best-of-breed point solution?

hummingbird genio  For example, OpenText acquired Hummingbird ; IBM bought FileNet ; and Oracle acquired Stellent . Amidst these consolidations, point vendors see an opportunity to collaborate with other vendors, integrate solutions, and provide clients with functionality similar to ECM suites. These smaller vendors are providing IBOB solutions to clients with a range of ECM tools, including document management (DM), records management (RM), digital asset management (DAM), or web content management (WCM). Their offerings Read More

Business Objects Teams With TopTier For Analytics


Business Objects and TopTier Software have teamed to provide a unified enterprise portal to unite ERP, CRM, and supply chain information with business intelligence. Given that the market for analytical applications is estimated to mushroom at a compound annual growth rate of 28 percent to more than $6 billion in 2004 (source: IDC), these vendors are in the right place at the right time (and so is everybody else).

hummingbird genio  Partners with Cognos ), Hummingbird , Hyperion Solutions , Plumtree , Siebel (see Informatica Powers Siebel's new e-Business Analytics , MicroStrategy , and Knosys (see Knosys 'in the kno' with ProClarity 3.0 Analytical Platform ). There may be many other candidates that a specific company is interested in for the long list of potential vendors, but the final short list should include no more than five. BEGINLYX+ Read More

Plumtree Fuels Growth With New Corporate Portal Product


Plumtree Software recently released Plumtree Corporate Portal 4.0, a new version of its portal product with a significant number of new “gadgets” and increased functionality to allow constituents outside the organization to view relevant information. Plumtree’s partnership development has led to a sophisticated portal product with support for many business applications.

hummingbird genio  such as Sybase or Hummingbird that have developed a portal product. These firms have expertise in some of the technologies used in corporate portals, but do not focus all of their resources on portal development. (Note that Viador was a Business Intelligence vendor in the mid-1990s when it was called Infospace but currently focuses all of its development on its portal product.) The last group of vendors is large business applications vendors that have developed portal products, such as Microsoft and Read More