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A Firewall is Cheaper Than a Lawyer
eBay's motion for a preliminary injunction to limit Bidder's Edge online auction search engine from linking to their site, may set precedents for future

federal auctions  Friday, April 14, the Federal District Court in San Jose, California held a hearing on eBay's motion for a preliminary injunction to limit Bidder's Edge, an online auction search engine, from linking to eBay's website. In an open letter dated April 20th to its user base, President and CEO of Bidder's Edge, Jim Carney, defended his position stating that, we remain confident in the correctness of our position and in the need to defend the openness of the Internet. eBay's attempt to block Bidder's Edge

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Commerce One Holds Announcement Festival


Commerce One’s eLink2000 in Las Vegas is less about gambling than it is about sure things. Except, perhaps, for just how close it’s willing to get to SAP.

federal auctions  worldwide basis and to Federal markets in the United States An agreement that Cap Gemini Ernst & Young U.S. LLC would be a solutions provider for Commerce One products and services A strong alliance with Compaq. Commerce One will make Compaq equipment the preferred servers for its NT systems, Compaq will be a reseller of Commerce One products, and Compaq Global Services will be a tier one, preferred global systems integration partner for Commerce One worldwide. Market Impact This is a solid set of Read More

For a Million Gallons of Glue Find a Marketplace on Steroids


FreeMarkets, Inc., will provide marketplace access and services to the United States Postal Service. The USPS is the first Federal entity to use FreeMarkets’ services, although the company has separately begun a strong marketing initiative to other parts of the government.

federal auctions  a Million Gallons of Glue Find a Marketplace on Steroids For a Million Gallons of Glue Find a Marketplace on Steroids D. Geller - May 2nd, 2000 Event Summary FreeMarkets, Inc. (NASDAQ: FMKT) runs a marketplace that enables large competitive auctions for the purchase of industrial parts and raw materials. Unlike most digital market makers whose goal is to create completely digital marketplaces, FreeMarkets provides value by combining technology with labor-intensive services. When buying a thousand rolls Read More

Emptoris "Procures" Zeborg's Spend Management Expertise Part Two: Market Impact


The Emptoris acquisition of Zeborg is both a wise offensive and defensive move since it combines the resources of two companies that should focus on arguably growing e-sourcing/spend management opportunities. The companies have quite complementary product offerings, industries of focus, and excellent customer references.

federal auctions  even more complex when federal and state government regulations and corporate mandates such as sourcing from minority-owned businesses are brought into play as thresholds that cannot be circumvented. Spend management comes in the form of software and services. It allows organizations to gain control of the entire purchasing cycle, since the organizations deploying spend management across their e-purchasing operations should have a much better idea of how their money is being spent. Moreover, they must Read More

21st Century Fox Hunt - US vs. Microsoft


Next Generation Windows Services? How about Next Generation Microsoft? We outline how the ongoing legal delays will undermine the new Microsoft.NET initiative, as Microsoft goes from being predator in the last century to become this century’s favorite prey.

federal auctions  case initially to the Federal Appeals Court in Washington, D.C. Market Impact There's been a lot of recent scholarship regarding the Microsoft antitrust case, and what each new development means ( Judge orders breakup! Supreme Court to review case. ) We'd like to assemble some of the most likely scenarios into a possible map of how the next few years will unfold for the Redmond software titan. October 2000 : US Supreme Court receives case on direct appeal from the United States District Court. November Read More

I Know What You Did Last Week - But I'll Never Tell


Internet advertising is under attack from privacy advocates and private citizens as DoubleClick reveals that it can correlate surfing behavior with individual identities. DoubleClick points out that this is only possible when the personal identification is provided voluntarily. Opponents question whether the average surfer understands the implications of providing information.

federal auctions  the offices of the Federal Trade Commission. Before the acquisition DoubleClick knew you by a coded number. It knew that you visited this bookstore site, that health information site, and, yes, even the online gaming site. The first time you visited any of the 11,500 Web sites using DoubleClick to serve ads, DoubleClick dropped a cookie on your machine and made an entry for you in its database. It could then follow you as you visited other sites served by DoubleClick. Not only would it know what sites Read More

Dataprev Selects IFS Applications


Brazilian social security information and technology company Dataprev recently selected IFS to provide business intelligence (BI) and document management solutions. This is not a typical IFS customer profile, but this might show that IFS’s solid technology and willingness to partner with others for joint ventures can make the vendor competitive even in non-manufacturing and non-asset-intensive environments.

federal auctions  Security (INSS) and the Federal Revenue of Brazil, as well as the ministries of Social Welfare, Labor and Employment, and Social Development and Fight Against Hunger. Dataprev also maintains agreements with 81 financial institutions for processing information related to the loan grant payroll retirees.   IFS is part of a consortium with three Brazilian firms to provide Dataprev with a cloud-based solution, including user licenses, and a set of modules supporting BI, performance management, time and Read More

Delivering the Business Value of Automating Business Processes to Small and Medium Enterprise


Enterprises of all sizes today face common problems dealing with handling increasing business complexity while reducing costs. The solution continues to be the automation of business processes. SAP is an established leader in addressing the needs of large enterprises. Building on that performance and identified best practices, SAP built and launched SAP Business One. SAP Business One was designed to offer small and medium businesses the same business streamlining and efficiencies at a scale and scope appropriate to their needs. IDC recently interviewed a number of companies that have successfully deployed SAP Business One. The purpose of our interviews was to determine what impact the software had on their productivity and cost reduction.

federal auctions  systems integrator serving a federal government customer base, deployed all three components of SAP's financial accounting module. The software, in conjunction with improvements in NextiraOne Federal's financial operations, enabled NextiraOne Federal to reduce its accounts receivable staff from three people to one while improving the quality of invoicing a billing acceptance by 500%. Another example is Variety Food Incorporated, a food producer and distributor, was able to grow its business by 15% Read More

Emptoris: Opening a New Chapter of Prosperity - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series talked about my impressions following an upbeat and constructive business update meeting at Emptoris’ headquarters. Under its new investors’ wing, with a new customer-focused CEO, and with the former Click Commerce's contract and service management (CSM) business as a new major capability, Emptoris has charted a new course recently.

federal auctions  Opening a New Chapter of Prosperity - Part 2 Part 1 of this blog series talked about my impressions following an upbeat and constructive business update meeting at Emptoris ’ headquarters . Under its new investors’ wing, with a new customer-focused CEO, and with the  former Click Commerce 's contract and service management (CSM) business as a new major capability , Emptoris has charted a new course recently. Results Are Telling The company had two back-to-back record quarters, whereby Read More

Kronos Announces Latest Version of TeleStaff Public Safety Scheduling Solution


High-level enhancements in TeleStaff 2.8 were announced by Kronos last week—Microsoft database compatibility, bidding, reporting, and data consolidation. It is worth pointing out the performance of Kronos TeleStaff and the (less talked about) public sector workforce management suite since Kronos' May 2011 acquisition of PDSI and the TeleStaff product. Kronos’ TeleStaff Scheduling

federal auctions  and in the US federal government space. The primary competitors for TeleStaff are VCS (Visual Computer Solutions) in New Jersey, InTime Solutions in Canada, IntelliTime in California, and Emerald City Software in Washington. These organizations are very small in comparison with Kronos (some with 10 employees or fewer), and it would not surprise me to see them acquired by Kronos or some other large WFM vendor. TEC article (Dec 2011): KronosWorks 2011: Beyond Time Clocks for Modern Workforce Management Read More

USi to Offer Managed Messaging for U.S. Feds


USi plans to not only host messaging, but also to offer technical expertise and training to government agencies as part of its enterprise Exchange outsourcing package.

federal auctions  enterprise-scale managed solution for Federal agencies with mission-critical messaging and collaboration needs. Market Impact USinternetworking, Inc. will be the first Application Service Provider to enter the Government market with enterprise wide messaging solutions. USi will be using Microsoft Exchange 2000 (Still RC-1) to demonstrate its abilities at the annual FOSE show in Washington, DC. USi plans to not only host messaging, but also to offer technical expertise and training to government agencies Read More

Enterprise Management Software Vendor Welcomes Additions


Deltek recognizes that most organizations run their enterprises by using a sort of closed-loop, corrective action process. However, most product-based businesses still need solutions to replace manual workarounds, and Deltek has embarked on a mission to garner a one-stop-shopping portfolio.

federal auctions  indications that many US federal organizations besides DoD (such as the Department of Transportation [DoT] and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration [NASA]) have been lowering the project value threshold which mandates the use of EVM reporting (from $50 million [USD] to $5 million [USD]). In 2005, the US Office of Management and Budget stated its intention to enforce EVM in IT projects at federal agencies, including compliance with American National Standards Institute/Electronics Industries Read More

Deltek Remains the Master of Its Selected Few Domains Part Five: Deltek’s Major Product Lines


Within its marketing and proposal automation product, Deltek espouses an emerging CRM derivative known as client relationship management, which should help firms track client relationships in a more sophisticated manner than through methods such as referral or word-of-mouth, which were appropriate during their start-up phases.

federal auctions  contracts with the American Federal Government. Respectively, its three branded solutions, Deltek Enterprise, Deltek Vision and Deltek GCS Premier, encompass seven front- and back-office software categories including CRM and proposal automation; employee T&E; project and resource planning; budgeting and control; accounting and billing; procurement and materials management; HR management; and, BI. The three solutions also have different technological foundations and a level of web-enablement, as it will Read More

Big ERP Players Courting Government Agencies


There has been significant activity in the public sector, with all major players winning important new federal contracts for Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP). This strong government interest in ERP applications means that ERP seems to be getting some infusion from this sector at least.

federal auctions  for more than 160,000 federal employees. According to Washington Technology online from October 23, Oracle Corp. and SAP Public Sector and Education Inc. have captured important new federal contracts for ERP, signaling continued strong government interest in ERP solutions. Oracle, within the past month, won contracts with the National Institutes of Health and the Small Business Administration. Other recent wins include the departments of Energy and Veterans Affairs. SAP Public Sector and Education of Read More

E-mail Discovery: Amendments to Federal Rules of Civil Procedures


The rise of electronic records is having a profound effect on business litigation. Electronic records are now so important that the litigation rules in US federal courts have been officially amended to give judges and litigants more guidance on coping with records. IT managers tasked with setting policies for e-mail retention should understand the amended rules before any lawsuit is started or anticipated. Learn more.

federal auctions  mail Discovery: Amendments to Federal Rules of Civil Procedures The rise of electronic records is having a profound effect on business litigation. Electronic records are now so important that the litigation rules in US federal courts have been officially amended to give judges and litigants more guidance on coping with records. IT managers tasked with setting policies for e-mail retention should understand the amended rules before any lawsuit is started or anticipated. Learn more. Read More