Apps get down to global business

To catch a thief
Watching the detectives may be fun on TV, but human detection is 'not very productive' when it comes to stopping retail theft, according to Steve Winningham, senior vice president of IT at Virgin Entertainment. At the launch event for Microsoft's BizTalk Server 2004, Winningham explained how his company uses technology to help catch employees stealing from the 23 Virgin Megastores in the U.S.

Kalido lets Unilever compose Sinfonia
Unilever Latin America has embarked upon an enterprise-scale data warehouse and business intelligence project called Sinfonia that will eventually become one of the largest databases in the world. Read more
EJB circulation application delivers for LA Times subscribers
Los Angeles Times programmers link a subscriber at home using a PC Web browser to account data in a legacy system that dates back to the pre-Web world of 1989.
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