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SYS-CON Media announced today that the Website showcasing one of its most distinguished titles, PowerBuilder Developer's Journal (PBDJ), founded in 1994 and now now in its sixteenth consecutive year of publication, has been stunningly re-designed and re-launched at PBDJ 2009 - where under the technical-savvy leadership of longtime Editor Bruce Armstrong, PBDJ continues to publish in-depth perspectives, technical features, industry columns, book reviews and excerpts, all written by thought leaders in the worldwide PowerBuilder community. Distinguished contributions over the years have included an article by Sybase's own Dr Raj Nathan, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Worldwide Marketing and Business Solutions Operations, and a very popular interview with Sybase Chairman, CEO and President, John S. Chen. (The full Chen interview can also be viewed ... (more)

A Success Story: ComputerWorks of Chicago, Inc.

Business Challenge: Provide wireless access to a point-of-sale and inventory management system Sybase Technology Used: PocketBuilder, PowerBuilder, SQL Anywhere, and DataWindow .NET Results: Developed wireless interface to desktop POS and inventory management system in three days. Saved considerable time and expense by not having to rewrite code. Provided bookstores with faster, easier access to better inventory data. Built customer satisfaction by speeding up cashier checkouts and offering faster and more accurate responses to queries. Increased store flexibility to access an... (more)

Appeon Migrates Healthcare Labor Resource Management Software to the Web

Appeon Corporation and RES-Q Healthcare Systems has announced the successful migration of key modules from RES-Q Healthcare Systems Labor Resource Management System, built with Sybase PowerBuilder, to the Web and J2EE. This move to the Web comes in response to RES-Q Healthcare Systems’ relentless pursuit of further improving the effectiveness and efficiency of staffing operations for hospitals and healthcare providers. The new Web-based employee scheduling and personnel management system will boost the speed and responsiveness of staff scheduling activities for the hundred... (more)

Profit Tools

Profit Tools is able to rapidly create an affordable, full-function, extensible and scalable solution that has been enthusiastically embraced by small to mid-sized commercial trucking companies. Nearly 200 companies have implemented Profit Tools; these customers are realizing significant bottom-line results. The Physical Link in the Supply Chain Look around your office or your home. Virtually everything you see is there courtesy of the trucking industry. Trucking, the physical link in the supply chain, moves raw materials and finished goods from one place to another. Although we... (more)

Sybase TechWave 2007: Sybase and HTC Unite to Deliver More Secure, Better Managed Mobile Solutions

“The combination of HTC’s leadership in the Windows Mobile device market and Sybase’s leadership in enterprise mobility software made this alliance a natural fit,” said Terry Stepien, president, Sybase iAnywhere. “Combining our Sybase iAnywhere solutions with innovative HTC mobile devices and wireless infrastructure creates simple and affordable ways to improve productivity, increase efficiency and drive sales in an increasingly competitive marketplace.” Sybase Techwave 2007 media sponsor PBDJ's most current issue at the magazine bins Sybase,... (more)