Month: April 2002

Why Mellon Left the SPC

Mellon Financial Corp. has chosen not to renew membership in the Software Productivity Consortium. Its decision reflects the difficulties SPC has had in attracting corporate

Hyperion: A Company in Transition

Eleven-year-old Hyperion is in flux. The company is restructuring after losing $31 million last year and laying off about 400 employees. It has installed new

Sifting a Riverbed of Data for Insight

Pizza-flavored cheddar cheese—good business opportunity? Yes, as Cabot Creamery determined. Does osteoporosis more often hit wine drinkers or teetotalers? Imbibers, as Kaiser Permanente can tell