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BroadVision and SugarCRM Join Hands for Closer Integration

SugarCRM and BroadVision have teamed up to integrate their respective products -- SugarCRM's namesake CRM app and BroadVision's Clearvale enterprise social networking platform -- to give users a fuller view of what is happening in the enterprise, the companies announced this week. This is not a full...

Post-Holiday Follow-Up Provides Opportunity for E-Tailers

Every holiday season, online retailers develop a "tractor beam" focus on customers, ensuring orders are met, packages arrive on time and toys are in stock. However, historical data show that January is even busier than December -- and more valuable for building and solidifying customer loyalty, acco...

BroadVision Upgrade Renews Core Strengths

BroadVision, a developer of self-service Web applications, has released QuickSilver 2.0. The new version represents a significant upgrade to the application, which lets content managers and Web designers create and publish lengthy and complex documents in multiple formats, such as HTML, PDF and Post...

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Living Through the IT Perfect Storm

Back in the IT good old days -- just three or four years ago -- money was plentiful, nearly all projects were approved, expanding bandwidth and the Internet made all things possible, and confidence in the economy ran high. What happened next has been described by Harvard University lecturer and auth...

E-BUSINESS SPECIAL REPORT

Riding Out the IT Perfect Storm

Back in the IT good old days -- just three or four years ago -- money was plentiful, nearly all projects were approved, expanding bandwidth and the Internet made all things possible, and confidence in the economy ran high. What happened next has been described by Harvard University lecturer and auth...

E-BUSINESS SPECIAL REPORT

Which E-Business Portal Is Right for You?

Driven to reap ROI from real-time data access and advanced collaboration among employees and partners, more and more IT executives are hunting for the right enterprise portal. This is not a simple search, however. The array of choices is dizzying, with solutions up for grabs from pure-play vendors B...

E-BUSINESS SPECIAL REPORT

The Incredibly Quiet B2B Resurgence

There is life after the bubble for technology and portal providers that serve the B2B sector of e-commerce. But vendors must adjust to a new landscape in which spending and cost-cutting priorities have shifted dramatically in response to tough economic times. According to Gartner research director J...

The Next Wave of E-Commerce Technology

In the not-too-distant future, e-commerce technology not only will become smarter and faster, but could completely transform the way companies deal with internal information, customer service and the sales process. This change will occur as new features bring together several separate technologie...

Blueprint: E-Commerce Without Microsoft

Enterprise cannot swing an optical mouse these days without hitting a Microsoft product. But despite the software giant's aggressive posturing, enterprise is hardly at its mercy when developing a blueprint for e-commerce. In fact, it is easy to avoid Microsoft altogether, Giga Information Group a...

King of the E-Commerce Shopping Carts

Shopping carts have become standard for online vendors. But software developers -- particularly those that make some of the larger off-the-shelf e-commerce packages -- are upping the ante by integrating additional features into their products. The best carts now provide uninterrupted interaction ...

Is the B2B Shakeout Finally Over?

While the worst of times may be over for companies in business-to-business e-commerce, the sector remains unsteady and is likely to see more consolidation and survival-oriented alliances. "I don't think the shakeout is over," Forrester research director Laurie Orlov told the E-Commerce Times, not...

Microsoft Moves to NCompass E-Biz

Microsoft announced Monday that it has reached an agreement to purchase privately held e-business software company NCompass Labs, reportedly for US$36 million. NCompass Labs' flagship product is NCompass Resolution, a software package that Microsoft said allows companies to deploy personalized ...

Midday Report: Nasdaq, Techs Open Week Strongly

Nasdaq stocks were rising for a second consecutive session Monday, as strength in the technology sector pushed the benchmark Nasdaq Composite Index up by midday. Top Nasdaq gainers included Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO), up US$1.67 to $17.27, Oracle (Nasdaq: ORCL), up 53 cents at $17.68, and Sun Microsys...

BroadVision Gets Lift From Wal-Mart

BroadVision (Nasdaq: BVSN) picked up 73 U.S. cents to $6.24 in morning trading Monday, after the e-commerce software maker said that retail giant Wal-Mart Stores will use BroadVision software to power its Web sites. Terms of the global licensing agreement were not disclosed. Wal-Mart, already a ...

BroadVision Slips on Q1 Results, Job Cuts

BroadVision (Nasdaq: BVSN) fell 8 U.S. cents to $5.13 in morning trading Wednesday, after reporting first-quarter results that, while in line with the company's lowered expectations, were below year-earlier levels. The e-business software maker also reportedly announced plans to eliminate jobs. Re...

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