CRM industry news

  • January 17, 2005 17 Jan'05

    CRM market to continue on wild ride in 2005

    After the many exciting events of 2004, it's hard to imagine any more change in the CRM market. Still, a panel of CRM experts and analysts who recently sat down with say they have reason to believe we can expect plenty of activity in ...

  • January 14, 2005 14 Jan'05

    2004 CRM Products of the Year editors and industry experts have selected the best CRM products of 2004. See who the winners are.

  • January 07, 2005 07 Jan'05

    Oracle closes PeopleSoft acquisition

    With a 97% stake in its former rival now in hand, Oracle today formally made PeopleSoft a wholly owned subsidiary.

  • January 06, 2005 06 Jan'05

    CIO priorities for 2005 run the gamut

    The days of cost cutting may be over for CIOs, so the question now is: How will they handle growth? Ten CIOs weigh in with answers as diverse as their companies.

  • January 05, 2005 05 Jan'05

    CRM eyes growth in '05

    A return to planning for growth and data initiatives promises to be a focus of CRM initiatives for 2005.

  • January 03, 2005 03 Jan'05

    2005 outlook: Desktops to see Linux, search war and more spyware

    TechTarget group publisher Paul Gillin offers up his annual predictions for the year ahead, and forecasts a pay hike for IT pros, a potential new owner for Apple and the rise of Linux, spyware and searching on the desktop.

  • December 20, 2004 20 Dec'04

    Year of the CEO -- the good, the bad, the ugly

    Some IT CEOs will be popping champagne corks to celebrate a successful 2004, while others will be drowning their sorrows.

  • December 20, 2004 20 Dec'04

    IT's 2004 winners and losers

    Fired CEOs, controversial reports and market share battles all led to an exciting year for the IT industry. We broke down the winners and losers.

  • December 15, 2004 15 Dec'04

    Siebel's transition year

    From a new market focus to new products to a new CEO, it was a year of change for CRM pioneer Siebel Systems.

  • December 13, 2004 13 Dec'04

    PeopleSoft accepts latest Oracle offer

    The year-and-a-half acquisitions battle drew to a close today when PeopleSoft's board finally agreed to an Oracle takeover.

  • December 08, 2004 08 Dec'04

    Busy week for SMB CRM

    The end of the year has proven to be anything but slow as a host of vendors released a new offering aimed at the small and medium-sized business market.

  • December 08, 2004 08 Dec'04

    Siebel takes a dip in the channel

    Siebel Systems is introducing a new channel program to go after small and medium-sized businesses for its Siebel OnDemand and Siebel Professional Edition products.

  • November 24, 2004 24 Nov'04

    Doyle departs as Salesnet CEO

    Former Applix chief, Alan Goldsworthy, to take the helm amidst strong growth from Salesnet competitors.

  • November 20, 2004 20 Nov'04

    PeopleSoft shareholders tender shares

    A majority of PeopleSoft's shareholders met Oracle's Friday deadline to tender their shares. The long-running battle now hinges on the "poison pill" provision.

  • November 17, 2004 17 Nov'04

    Siebel OnDemand hosts SMB party

    One year after introducing OnDemand, Siebel is targeting SMBs with a new sales force and new vertical products.