August 21, 2004

Powering Flash Applications with a Server

ver the past few years, Flash has made a big transition from a straightforward animation tool to a full-fledged development environment that makes its specialty in rich front ends for applications. To make this transition possible, Macromedia needed to introduce ways to easily integrate external data into Flash applications, to

Calculating Baseline Metrics for Business Intelligence

ven a casual observer of today’s IT scene has seen the buzzword storm that has developed around various forms of technology-enabled business management and monitoring: Business Performance Management (BPM), Business Process Management (also BPM), Corporate Performance Management (CPM), Business Activity Monitoring (BAM), and others. At first glance these acronyms all