Stories by Geoffrey Hollander

  • Report2Web eases report distribution

    Publishing, organising, and managing reports for a large enterprise can drown you in a sea of paper. Large organisations using reporting for enterprise applications, such as enterprise resource planning, can have several hundred thousand reports stored on their systems, can output more than 1000 types of reports monthly, and, if there are daily or weekly updates to these reports, can publish 30,000 to 40,000 versions, copies, and sub-reports monthly.

  • FileMaker fulfils role

    Do you want to work with your data without having to become a database expert in the process? If so, FileMaker Pro 5.0 might be worth considering.

  • Rough edges snag Paradox 9 upgrade

    Paradox has long been a robust end-user database, but the product has struggled with usability issues and the demands of fluent integration with other WordPerfect and Microsoft Office 2000 programs. With Paradox 9, Corel has tried to respond with an easier-to-use database, but with limited success.

  • MapInfo 5.0 gains ties to enterprise data

    Sometimes the latest upgrade to a software package isn't worth the time and trouble. Fortunately, that's not the case with MapInfo Professional 5.0. This venerable and well-respected package continues to improve with age