Corporate Venture Capital’s Role in Disruptive Innovation Part 2: Will the Big Numbers Result In Big Success this Time?
By Evangelos Simoudis on November 24, 2014
I started writing these posts with the hypothesis that in their effort to innovate, corporations must re-invent the traditional R&D model with one that augments the R&D efforts with venture investments, acquisitions, strategic partnerships and startup incubation. Corporate VCs (CVCs) are expected to play a big role in this innovation quest. With that in mind […]
By Michael Krigsman on November 21, 2014
While chief information officers have made great strides to become more strategic and valuable, they’re often still regarded as an “itinerant specialists” rather than long-term strategic partners to CEOs.
By Tom Raftery on November 21, 2014
I was asked to speak at the recent SAP TechEd && d-code (yes, two ampersands, that’s the branding, not a typo) on the topic of the Internet of Things and Energy. This is a curious space, because, while the Internet of Things is all the rage now in the consumer space, the New Black, as […]
By Denis Pombriant on November 21, 2014
The idea of an omnipotent software platform and the evolution of Customer Science go hand in hand. Customer Science is the upshot of my idea that we’re in the process of converting from random acts of CRM in the front office to a more structured, efficient, and predictable approach to conducting front office business. Platforms […]
By Jason M. Lemkin on November 20, 2014
Hopefully, sometime over the next few weeks, you’ll finish up your 2015 model and planning. If not, please try to do it before 12/31 … I’m working on this with several companies I am involved with. My #1 suggestion is this — try to have every single employee that can materially influence revenue have a variable […]
By Dave Kellogg on November 18, 2014
It took me a week or so to get to it, but in this post, I’ll take a dive into the Hortonworks S-1 filing in support of a proposed initial public offering (IPO) of their stock. While Hadoop and big data are unarguably huge trends driving the industry and while the future of Hadoop looks very bright indeed, […]
By Basab Pradhan on November 14, 2014
Why is Big Data big? Obviously not because someone invented a new statistical method of data analysis that can explain everything. It’s because there is a lot more data spewing out of business processes where there were none before. The questions haven’t changed – as a business manager I still want to know how to […]
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By Brian Sommer on November 14, 2014
Intacct’s user conference served as a coming of age event for this growing mid-market cloud accounting software vendor. New partnerships with Salesforce and American Express were announced, and industry analysts were invited to mix with a happy bunch of customers.
By Michael Krigsman on November 14, 2014
New research demonstrates profound challenges facing IT and Chief Information Officers. CIOs who are “IT survivors” will build strategic relationships with stakeholders and other constituencies.
By Phil Fersht on November 13, 2014
The HfS RPA Maturity Model assesses where an individual service provider sits with regards to the maturity of its RPA strategy
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