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Saba Software: All about People (Cloud) - Part 2
Part 1 of this series introduced Saba Software, a public provider of what it calls “People Cloud,” which constitutes a new class of business-critical software

irs protest  collaboration technologies. The post first described the vendor’s slew of industry rewards and accolades at the recent 2011 Enterprise 2.0 conference in Boston and related events. Then, I discussed the need for the “People Cloud” that transforms people-driven enterprises and analyzed a number of social software use case scenarios. My post ended with a description of Saba’s current state of affairs: 700 employees, 1,600 customers, and 23 million users worldwide (its solutions have been deployed in

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The Sarbanes-Oxley Act May Be Just the Tip of a Compliance Iceberg


The Sarbanes-Oxley Act is not the only government regulation that enterprises must comply with. Several others make it imperative that appropriate enterprise resource planning and financial management systems provide comprehensive sets of financials and analytics capabilities to ensure compliance.

irs protest  US Internal Revenue Services (IRS), it is no surprise that regulatory requirements and corporate governance issues account for the modest increase in demand for transactional HR systems. These HR systems provide tools to produce the W-2 and 1099-R forms, the maintenance of data in compliance with immigration laws, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) disability information. For more information, see Thou Shalt Manage Human Capital Better . Banks and Financial Organizations' Liquidity Issues Read More

DoubleClick Takes Bath, Throws in Towel


After weeks of being deluged by lawsuits, bad press, federal regulatory investigations and nasty name-calling, DoubleClick backs off on its plans to tie surfing behavior to personally identifiable information.

irs protest  brought up as the first entry the DoubleClick home page with a tag line identifying it as The (in)famous DoubleClick Company. DoubleClick did not answer TEC's queries about this strangely deprecating text. Market Impact DoubleClick has not abandoned its plans, as Mr. O'Connor's statement made clear. In fact, as revealed by CNET, the company hired a political strategist, Josh Isay, as Director of Public Policy and Government Affairs to manage its lobbying efforts. With advertisers demanding more return Read More

AMD Earnings Beat the Street! Intel Earnings Beat the Street?


Both Intel and AMD announced earnings that handily beat Wall Street estimates – on the surface. Do the numbers symbolize a new trend in the CPU market?

irs protest  for chips in the first quarter, chip makers AMD and Intel announced sales and earnings estimates far in excess of what Wall Street had predicted. For Intel, earnings were 88 cents per share, vs. the expected 69 cents per share. But the real surprise was AMD: analysts expected earnings to be 58 cents per share, the actual results were $1.15 per share, almost double the estimates. Closer inspection reveals that 17 cents of Intel's earnings came from a tax settlement with the IRS, which means the earnings Read More

Apparent BPM in the Cloud—Analyst Roadshow


Apparancy was born out of the idea to create a fresh business process offering that takes the best of what traditional BPM suites can provide—from workflow and business process execution to process monitoring and control monitoring—and combines it with key additional value for an organization.

irs protest  Act (ACA), or common IRs reporting. These are costly, time-consuming, and necessary tasks. Apparancy is ready. Is the market ready for Apparancy? I have always thought that to excel at business process management, it is important not just to deliver good process models and effective business rules, but also to enable the assimilation of these processes within the real business life cycle of a company, via collaboration, timely communication , and compliance. Not an easy job, as business process Read More

Quantum Snaps Off Its NAS Group


Quantum Corporation, recently acquired by Maxtor, will divest itself of its server appliance subsidiary, renaming it Snap Appliances, Inc. Snap Appliances will now attempt to compete on its own in the growing Network-Attached Storage market.

irs protest  to receiving a favorable IRS ruling and board approval. Quantum DSS will consist of two business groups: Enterprise Solutions and DLTtape. The Enterprise Solutions Group, building on the Quantum|ATL brand, will grow the company's current position in tape automation systems, into storage solutions supported by direct sales and service capability. The DLTtape Group will continue to expand its position in storage devices and media. Market Impact This is merely a split-off of the former Meridian, a company Read More

The move to IFRS and XBRL


IFRS is an accounting standard dealing with global financial reporting. XBRL is an electronic language describing financial data according to global standards. This article describes why IFRS will displace GAAP in the US and the link between IFRS and XBRL.The move to IFRS and XBRL Why are governments moving to International Financial Reporting System (IFRS) and extensible business

irs protest  government’s Internal Revenue Service (IRS) get reduced to one investigation. Citizens of the IFRS world will be able to file their income taxes with government-approved software using XBRL tag names. Citizens who have to produce multiple income tax filings will have one common electronic income tax form to complete and distribute. Auditors who have to review company financial statements will have an easier role. Time and effort to produce financial statements will be reduced. ERP and financial Read More

How Your Business Can Thrive During an Economic Storm


Most businesses are impacted by the slow economy, but recessions and economic slowdowns don’t last forever. Smart companies will be able to manage the challenges and emerge stronger and more vital for the experience. Discover how business process automation, a renewed focus on customer service, new tax opportunities, and other best practices can help your company shine in these tough economic times.

irs protest  taxes. But don't invite IRS problems by mis-classifying your workers, which means arbitrarily labeling workers as independent contractors even though they are really employees. If you have the ability to dictate when, where, and how the work gets done, the workers are employees and should be treated as such. WATCH YOUR CASH FLOW Slow-paying customers in a bad economy can have a domino effect on you by adversely affecting your cash flow. Maintain your credit rating. The key to having access to capital is Read More

Oracle Mends Its Ways To Bounce Back


Despite its inclination to traditionally thrive on a moderate amount of controversy and to fly a number of trial balloons, Oracle, has also been a practical company, often modifying its strategy and adopting a tack that would work better. Thus, while Oracle's declining revenue and profit are painfully noted, the company has been taking some long overdue moves to appease its customers and to play fair with the competition. Time will only tell, however, whether Oracle has used these slower economic times to get its act together and to position itself for the its future revival.

irs protest  because of changes in IRS laws. Oracle senior management called the extension a goodwill gesture to the Oracle Application Users Group (OAUG) to allow customers more time in their upgrade planning to the current versions of Oracle applications. More than a dozen members of the OAUG had reportedly petitioned Oracle in writing for an extension of the deadline. Moreover, the ongoing chasm between Oracle and its independent users group, which has hurt Oracle's perception of its service & support viability, Read More

Bean Counter to Business Leader: 5 Strategies for the CFO


The role of the chief financial officer (CFO) is evolving, but due to pressures to meet financial reporting requirements, there’s still a strong pull toward “chief bean counter” responsibilities. But CFOs can find opportunities to become true business leaders. With help from technology, five key strategies can enable the CFO to have a significant impact on the direction and success of the business. Learn more.

irs protest  analysts, shareholders, and the IRS. Beyond that, he or she had to deal with accountabilities such as governance and compliance, borrowing and repaying debt, mergers and acquisitions — all complex processes, but still typically in the context of managing the mechanics of a process. Thanks in large part to today's technologies, there is now an opportunity for the CFO — and by extension the Finance department — to take on a value added role. Anyone in any area of a company where automation was Read More

The CPSIA Is Coming–Is Your Company Ready?


Recently introduced Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) regulations include labor-intensive safety and testing guidelines for children’s products, footwear, and apparel. Brands and retailers that may have slashed jobs in response to the weak economy must meet these regulations with fewer people. Learn about solutions that help your company make compliance part of a comprehensive supply chain strategy.

irs protest  compliance. NGC is the first apparel-specific software company to offer a solution tailored specifically for managing CPSIA compliance, with features that include: Enabling brands and retailers to streamline the process of requesting, tracking, approving and sending General Certificates of Conformity and Certificates of Compliance – all at the click of a button Providing comprehensive visibility into the compliance and testing process so that responsible parties can view the status of tests and Read More

A Kinder Unisys Makes Web Users Burn


Unisys has modified its policy on garnering license fees from the use of the .GIF image format.

irs protest  with most of the first group. Comments made by a company patent lawyer at SlashDot suggest that the real thrust of this announcement is to get compliance from the third group, those who issue free software with their equipment. Of the websites, those most likely to be at risk would be large enough to attract Unisys' notice and cheap enough to use inexpensive graphics software. Also possibly at risk, depending on unrevealed aspects of Unisys' strategy, would be sites that post user-generated GIF images; Read More

The Ghost in the Machine: Where Has Process Automation Left the Consumer?


Business process automation is all very well and good. After all, nothing succeeds like success, especially automated success. But what is the effect of automation on the consumer, that most unpredictable of systems?

irs protest  a transaction at the first instance of an error while processing your request message? To an extent, the present generation of consumers expects efficient automation, and it's not too far-fetched to imagine that future generations of consumers will reject any process that displays inherent inefficiency. Enterprises, meanwhile, are giving increasing priority to providing real time online visibility of services, meaning that consumers themselves are now playing a pivotal role in provisioning and workflow Read More

PeopleSoft Keeps Truckin’ On A Potholed Road Ahead


In spite of the impression that currently PeopleSoft can do nothing wrong, many users of the older versions of its products might be bracing themselves for a less than smooth product upgrade ride.

irs protest  contract to PeopleSoft. The IRS is licensing PeopleSoft 8 CRM suite, including PeopleSoft CRM Marketing, CRM Support, CRM Sales, CRM Help Desk, CRM FieldService, and CRM Interaction Management, as well as PeopleSoft's analytics tools. This is reportedly one of the biggest deals PeopleSoft has won in the CRM sector while going up against top competitor Siebel Systems Inc. , with a few more significant wins to be announced soon. On August 6, PeopleSoft announced that the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) Read More

IBM’s Marketplace Solutions: Is Ariba Not Enough?


IBM trains its sights on helping businesses create online marketplaces. But, we ask our staff prognosticator, isn’t that what partner Ariba does?

irs protest  IBM it is the first marketplace software to support such wireless devices as mobile phones, PDAs, and pagers. Providing wireless support to a marketplace promises to create much greater market efficiency and inventory liquidity. Participants in an auction, for example, can receive notice of significant events in real time when they are at meetings, on the golf course, or watching Rocky VII at the multiplex. The software is currently in a limited availability release with nine customers. IBM has signed Read More