Business Intelligence Tools and Services

Email Alerts

Register now to receive Microscope.co.uk-related news, tips and more, delivered to your inbox.
By submitting you agree to receive email from TechTarget and its partners. If you reside outside of the United States, you consent to having your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States. Privacy
  • Dear Bill my old friend...

    ...great to see you topping the list of richest Americans for the 17th year in a row. Must be very satisfying keeping your old rival Larry in third. An estimated fortune of $54bn, according to the Forbes poll, means it's going to be yet another good ... 

  • As one case closes another begins

    The decision by NetApp and Oracle to can a legal dispute that has been rumbling on for a decade comes just hot on the heels of the move by HP to sue over the appointment of its former CEO Mark Hurd. The reason these things are mentioned is that over ... 

  • Blow that whistle to get some extra cash

    If I was to leave an employer under a cloud I wonder if a quick chat with the person responsible for software management could be a wise investment. Imagine if, and this is strictly hypothetical, they said over a couple of beers that they thought tha... 

  • Twitter comes to the rescue

    Last night my mother in law went missing. She is 71, suffers from memory problems and had gone to visit family in Exeter, a long way away from her home in North London. A coach delay and the driver's decision to miss a stop triggered a six hour abse... 

  • LARs to be told of rebate cuts at Microsoft WPC

    Microsoft is making some sweeping changes to Large Account Resellers (LARs) rebates and will outline its plans at the Worldwide Partner Conference in Washington this week. In essence, Redmond is halving LAR fees from its new fiscal year starting 1 J... 

  • Be warned there will be more digital have-nots

    Data is something that those of us who have smart phones and take for granted are going to have to get used to paying for in the future. As the hundreds queued down Regent Street outside the Apple store waiting to get their hands on the latest iPhon... 

  • The games industry reminds us all of how to party

    There must be money in those there gaming hills. It was with a great deal of envy and a fair amount of incredulity that we read about the Activision party at the E3 show in Los Angeles. The gaming company used some of the biggest names in pop music ... 

  • For SAP co-CEOs it's 100 days and counting

    So the co-CEOs of SAP Bill McDermott and Jim Hagemann Snabe have notched up 100 days in the hot seats running the software vendor. There is something almost ritualistic about this 100 days thing with politicans often analysised on what they have don... 

  • If talk is cheap, surely that is great news for the quality of software?

    Julian Dobbins, head of analyst relations at Micro Focus, discusses how IT, through the use of better tools and process support, can focus on delivering quality from start to finish Growth will return to the IT industry in 2010. Most industry commen... 

  • A new era of politics in the web 2.0 world

    There are times when things of such importance happen that even Eastenders is taken off the air. Such a time was last night with Gordon Brown resigning as Prime Minister and David Cameron going in the opposite direction to see the Queen and become h...