At the National Retail Federation Conference and Expo, Apex Analytix announced version 7.2 of FirstStrike, which detects overpayments made to suppliers where merchandise was supposed to have been bought at a discount.
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.
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.
Three of the larger Oracle Corp. user communities this week announced that they are banding together to launch a single education and technology sharing event next year.The organizations are the Chicago-based International Oracle Users Group (IOUG), which is composed primarily of database users; the Atlanta-based Oracle Applications Users Group; and the Lexington, Ky.-based Quest International Users Group, made up of the onetime PeopleSoft Inc. and J.D. Edwards & Co. users Oracle inherited after its buyout of PeopleSoft in January.