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NetWare for Small Business - NetWhy?
Remember Novell? They’re a small Utah company that makes network software called NetWare, now aimed at small businesses. Sounds familiar?

nds tools  and dependability of Novell NDS eDirectory services, and the manageability of Novell GroupWise 5.5-enabling small businesses to take advantage of the same tools that help many Fortune 500 companies manage and grow their businesses. Additionally, Novell Small Business Suite 5.1 contains key partner products including IBM WebSphere*, Network Associates VirusScan* and NetShield*, Oracle8i*, Tobit FaxWare*, and others. Market Impact Let's see if we have this straight - we can run IBM's Small Business Pack

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Software Test Tools

Tools exist to support software testing at all stages of a project. Some vendors offer an integrated suite that will support testing and development throughout a project's life, from gathering requirements to supporting the live system. Some vendors concentrate on a single part of that life cycle. The software test tools knowledge base provides functional criteria you might expect from a testing tool, the infrastructure that supports the tool, and an idea of the market position of the vendor.  

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Microsoft Releases Preview of Exchange Server 2000


Microsoft Corp announced the availabilty of Exchange 2000 Server Beta 3, the messaging server previously code-named Platinum. The product will be distributed via Microsoft's web site at http://www.microsoft.com/exchange. The product is available in English, German, French and Japanese versions.

nds tools  to run on NetWare NDS servers and is synchronized with Novell's Directory Service, allowing for greater control over the GroupWise-messaging environment. Some of the added functionality in Microsoft's New Release of Exchange are: Multiple Message Databases: Having multiple Databases enables administrators to split a single logical database across multiple physical disks, thus improving performance, enhancing stability and enabling faster restores. Even with the advent of multiple databases Microsoft does Read More

Fischer’s Prio! SecureSync ~ A Solution to Enterprise Directory Chaos


Prio! SecureSync combines the proven technologies of Fischer Systems and Siemens, providing over 18 years of combined directory synchronization and management experience. The flexibility and interoperability of the product have certainly captured the industries attention in bringing order to ‘directory chaos’, thereby allowing an always up to date, synchronized, disparate directory computing environment.

nds tools  may exist in Exchange, NDS, and the HRS database. However, the HRS department may have ownership of the telephone number attribute, making the HRS database the authoritative source for the telephone number. This means that the meta-view must get the phone number from the HRS database. It also means, should the Microsoft Exchange administrator change the phone number within Exchange's database, the system will not push the exchange phone number to other repositories, as the HRS system is the authoritative Read More

Beyond Boundaries: A New Role for Finance in Driving Business Collaboration


The current global economic instability means firms have to quickly adapt to business conditions. This uncertainty may increase companies’ reliance on business alliances to provide as-needed skills, services, and products. To optimize these alliances, finance should enter the discussion as early as possible. Find out where finance’s true value lies when realigning strategic objectives to include business collaboration.

nds tools  strategy. Our study fi nds that finance’s real value depends on the quality of the information it uses and communicates, and the best information comes when a team or person dedicated to handling alliances can work with consistent data provided by a standardized IT platform. Sponsor’s Perspective Tear Down this Wall, Mr. CFO! Prepared by Jonathan Becher, Senior Vice President of Marketing at Business Objects, an SAP company Executive Summary The title is a reference to the historic moment when U.S. Read More

Novell to Play Catch-Up with GroupWise 5.5 Internet Enhancement Pack


Novell is positioning GroupWise to compete head to head with Lotus Notes and Microsoft Exchange by enhancing its Internet and administrative functionality.

nds tools  JAVA enabled browser, enhanced NDS integration for simplified administration, enhanced remote access and a Windows NT Server enhancement which allows GroupWise to run as a Service and not merely as an application. According to Terry Ulanch from Novell's Collaboration Marketing, The Enhancement Pack simply makes the Web client better. Now GroupWise WebAccess, though accessible through any browser, is more like the Windows client in its functionality: Each message pops up a new window, so users don't have Read More

Jive


Jive offers a set of social tools that consists of core social business platform functionality and a series of atypical applications. Collaboration tools (Activity Streams), social intelligence (Jive Edge), integration with Microsoft SharePoint, Office, Outlook (Jive for Microsoft), social media integration (Jive Fathom), app integration (!App Experiences), and mobility (Jive Present) form the core of the platform. Jive Find is an intelligent search tool that bases its search results on individual activities and connections to other individuals to better predict what prospects are looking for. Jive Anywhere introduces a smart Web browsing tool that morphs into browsing Internet activity as well as other in-house systems such as customer relationship management (CRM) or enterprise resource planning (ERP).

nds tools  Jive offers a set of social tools that consists of core social business platform functionality and a series of atypical applications. Collaboration tools (Activity Streams), social intelligence (Jive Edge), integration with Microsoft SharePoint, Office, Outlook (Jive for Microsoft), social media integration (Jive Fathom), app integration (!App Experiences), and mobility (Jive Present) form the core of the platform. Jive Find is an intelligent search tool that bases its search results on individual Read More

SCO’s Tarantella Offers Tools for Technology


SCO introduces Tarantella ASP edition and ASP Connect as tools for the Application Service Provider market.

nds tools  vary by hundreds or thousands of users per day. The product also features usage monitoring and billing capabilities, developed specifically to allow ASPs to monitor, analyze, and report application usage to their customers. The ASP Edition combines Tarantella's web-enabling software with a set of product training, support, automatic maintenance upgrades, and other services. It is designed to ensure ASPs are up-to-date with the most current features to centrally manage and deploy applications over the web. Read More

A Case Study and Tutorial in Using IT Knowledge Based Tools Part 1: Decision Support Discussion


In going through a business decision process for complex technology selections, more and more use is being made of technologically driven processes using Decision support tools and captured knowledge. The use of these systems and the capability to drive a solution from them assumes an ability to accurately express business requirements and business value within these tools. In this article, we explore the marriage of knowledge management and decision support in forming knowledge based selection systems and procedures that can assist in reducing the current appalling record of IT project failures. This is illustrated by the process to select a Personal Digital Assistant (PDA).

nds tools  Case Study and Tutorial in Using IT Knowledge Based Tools Part 1: Decision Support Discussion A Case Study and Tutorial in Using IT Knowledge Based Tools Part 1: Decision Support Discussion E. Robins - May 30, 2001 Executive Summary    Most business managers, whether vendors, vendor clients or implementers, are unaware of the fundamental capabilities that knowledge based decision support can provide to minimize project risk for all sides of technology utilization. Given that over 90% of IT projects Read More

A Case Study and Tutorial in Using IT Knowledge Based Tools Part 2: A Tutorial


This tutorial, part 2 of a two part series on Knowledge Based Selection, demonstrates the selection processes and capabilities of Knowledge Based Selection Methods and Tools. These tools, integrated with business decision making procedures, can arguably reduce selection risk and improve chances for success in IT projects. Given the appalling rate of IT project failures, selection can potentially help reduce risk in some 30% of cases, with an associated estimated cost of about $30B annually to industry according to some sources. In this tutorial, we illustrate a number of the procedures for rapid decision processing through the real-life selection of a PDA device. The process gave confidence to the argument to wait for the solution, while weighing risk against return.

nds tools  involving hundreds and even thousands of selection criteria of many different levels of criticality. Value Trees    Value trees, simply put, provide a measure of value of a solution against your business requirements. They generally consist of criteria arranged into hierarchical trees, much like directories on a hard disk - and not too differently related. Files in a folder are related by implication to the name of the folder, for example. The criteria are prioritized according to the main goal, and Read More

Software Test Tools Software Evaluation Report


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nds tools  Test Tools Software Evaluation Report TEC's Software Test Tools Software Evaluation Report allows you to compare and analyze the features, functions, and services of multiple enterprise software solutions. Vendor responses are comprehensively rated on their level of support of for each criterion (supported, not supported, customization, future releases, etc.) to ensure you make and accurate and informed decision. This Software Evaluation Report provides extensive information about vendor or Read More

Using Social Media Tools for Recruiting Talent


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Do More with Less: Merging Enterprise Applications with Desktop Tools


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nds tools  More with Less: Merging Enterprise Applications with Desktop Tools Workers spend on average close to 80 percent of their workday with some combination of enterprise applications and desktop tools. Best-in-class companies have already found ways to improve productivity. Learn more about the convergence of enterprise applications with desktop tools, and the role it plays in providing visibility to enterprise data, improving communication, and facilitating real-time decision making. Read More

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