Chris KanaracusIDG News Service

Chris Kanaracus covers enterprise software and general technology breaking news for the IDG News Service.

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Workday takes another shot at Oracle, SAP with recruiting app

Social and mobile support are meant to appeal to younger applicants

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Salesforce combining Radian6 with Buddy Media to create Social Studio

The new product gives teams a unified way to collaborate on content marketing campaigns

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SAP after Sikka: The big questions

SAP needs a new visionary to fill the departed tech chief's shoes

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SAP tech chief Sikka steps down in management shakeup

The executive is leaving for personal reasons, shortly before co-CEO Bill McDermott is expected to be named sole CEO.

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Oracle, Oregon officials once discussed faulty website technology as Healthcare.gov fix

Oregon has since scrapped its site, Cover Oregon, and will use the federal Obamacare site

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Oracle will allow customers to swap on-premises software for cloud services

The move follows a similar one by rival SAP

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Big data hype didn't speed growth in the BI market, Gartner says

Most companies haven't deployed big data projects yet, despite all the hype

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SAP giving Ariba an in-memory energy boost with Hana

More details will be revealed at the Sapphire conference in June

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Tibco scoops up analytics vendor Jaspersoft for $185 million

Jaspersoft's BI tools will complement Tibco's Spotfire cloud analytics service

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Oracle wants an illegal monopoly on Solaris support, company alleges

Oracle has sued Terix and Maintech, saying they provide support for the OS in an illegal fashion

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Epicor focuses on Microsoft technology to speed up apps

The move to .NET will make life easier for customers, according to one executive

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US tech spending to see 'solid, steady growth' this year and next, Forrester says

Stability in the federal government is spurring Forrester's confident outlook

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Official urges state to adopt federal Obamacare site, rather than fix one Oracle built

Oracle and Oregon are at loggerheads over the health insurance exchange Cover Oregon

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San Diego's SAP system has tripled workloads for some tasks, report says

SAP's software systems 'work exactly as designed,' a spokesman says

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Salesforce.com takes a cue from Amazon's Mayday with 'SOS' for service

The help feature can be embedded into any native iOS or Android application