Daptiv (formerly eProject), has announced the availability of their SaaS collaborative business management solution, an on-demand product facilitates the management of work across projects and teams in the area between CRM and ERP. The product integrates Business Intelligence (BI) from Cognos to bring visibility into all areas of work.
"On the topic of customers, the next announcement that plays to IBM's benefit comes from Daptiv (formerly eProject). It has released the Daptiv PPM Fall '07 Edition powered by Cognos' technology. The on-demand project management and collaboration software already has over 700 customers, and it announced that Cognos' Business Intelligence platform is now the standard of its Product and Portfolio Management software.
This is yet another score for IBM, as the Daptiv PPM is used by the likes of Procter and Gamble, BP, Sprint/Nextel, Major League Baseball Advanced Media, and many more notable clients."
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Daptiv's product is geared to the business user, with features like DIY apps built into the platform and drag-and-drop reporting, so now IT departments will be freed from building applications and running lengthy reports, gaining the ability to focus on IT -specific projects. When used in an IT capacity however, IT professionals will have a central repository for managing all their work across projects and teams and can streamline everyday work to get stuff done.
What do you think about giving business workers the ability to build their own apps and run rich reports?