IT news in brief - 10 December
Oracle’s ERP speeds up
Oracle has launched a raft of products in its latest Web-based ERP suite, Oracle 11, to reduce application implementation time. In a bid to counter widespread criticism over the speed of ERP, Oracle claims its one-hour-install program will reduce the average installation time of pre-configured applications from several days to one hour.
GE launches EDI service GE Information Services, a subsidiary of the US General Electric Company, has launched a Web-based EDI service for SMEs. Called GE TradeWeb 3.1, it allows large retailers to pay some, or all, of their small suppliers’ EDI costs. The service requires users to have a PC, a standard Internet browser and a modem to exchange documents. More details at http://www.getradeweb.com