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PeopleSoft has released PeopleSoftFinancials 8.4 - its new internet applications for financial results, complete with the boast that the product is 'one of the best software products ever produced by a software company.'

Hackett Benchmarking & Research evaluated the efficiency and effectiveness of staff functions at over 1,700 organisations and found that implementation of the software could save £500,000 for every £700m in revenue. Peoplesoft mulls

While two thirds of European and US chief information officers are investing in web services, they are almost evenly split between Microsoft’s.Net and Sun Microsystems’ Java 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE).

According to a survey of 100 CIOs by Merrill Lynch analysts, independent software makers are more likely to favour J2EE’s ability to run on any technology, even though it is written only in Java. But some favour.Net because programs can be developed in multiple languages, although they run only on Microsoft technology.

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