Marc L Songini

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New program boosting Wal-Mart’s online fortunes

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. this week announced that its three-month-old program that lets customers order products online and pick them up at its brick-and-mortar stores has been spread to 3,300 stores in the U.S.

Oracle rolls out E-Business Suite 12

For the first time in six years, Oracle Corp. is shipping the next generation of its flagship E-Business Suite, Version 12, with officials vowing that an upgrade to this version won't be as challenging as the move to its predecessor, Version 11i.

Workers suffer as payroll problems plague PeopleSoft rollout

The Palm Beach County School District in Florida has 25 million reasons to be distressed with their PeopleSoft ERP implementation. Since the software

Oracle to extend support for J.D. Edwards iSeries apps

Oracle Corp. this week is expected to announce plans to continue upgrading and supporting J.D. Edwards applications running on IBM's iSeries platform beyond 2013. The move is part of an Oracle effort to reassure the 5,000 or so users inherited with its acquisition of PeopleSoft Inc. who run applications on IBM hardware.

Microsoft wooing rivals’ CRM users

Although a latecomer to the CRM business, Microsoft Corp. has been quietly luring customers away from more established rivals like Siebel Systems Inc., now part of Oracle Corp.

Oracle apps development head outlines Fusion

As senior vice president of applications development at ERP and database software maker Oracle Corp., John Wookey faces the considerable task of crafting the vendor

Vendor backs out of million dollar evoting deal

Election officials in Florida's Leon County are scrambling to comply with state and federal voting laws after the county's preferred vendor for optical scan voting systems backed out of an informal deal.n

Select Comfort CIO

Minneapolis-based mattress retailer Select Comfort Corp., an Oracle ERP shop, is rolling out business intelligence software from Siebel that

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