By Dion Hinchcliffe on March 3, 2014
Emerging tech often takes a while to get into the enterprise. This year’s watchlist shows that there’s plenty of hot new spaces to watch, while a few much older trends are just now reaching mainstream.
By R "Ray" Wang on March 3, 2014
FinancialForce Debuts Its Full ERP Suite On Feburary 19th, San Francisco headquartered, FinancialForce.com announced the launch of its full suite of ERP offerings built on the Salesforce1 platform. Backed by investments from Unit4 and Salesforce.com, the cloud based vendor began as a single ledger financial management system built on the Salesforce.com Force.com platform. The announcement […]
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By Anshu Sharma on March 3, 2014
Bitcoin is not a game. The key players are asking ordinary people to invest their real-world money into a virtual currency that has a lot of potential to save us on transaction costs and speed but is also one of the easiest ways to lose half a billion dollars with no recourse! Brian wrote an […]
By Denis Pombriant on February 28, 2014
Salesforce CEO, Marc Benioff Two numbers to keep in mind: $4.8208 billion and $5.25 billion. The first number is the revenue reported by Nash-Finch. According to Wikipedia and Fortune magazine, the company is based in Edina, Minnesota, near Minneapolis. It is involved in “Food distribution to private companies, primarily independent supermarkets, and military commissaries; and […]
By Brian Sommer on February 27, 2014
Identified was bought by Workday and Monster acquired Gozaik and TalentBin. Smart market watchers should be asking “Why” these deals were done and what these deals could do to recruiting/HR vendors, competition and the companies that would benefit from re-imagined HR processes.
By Dion Hinchcliffe on February 26, 2014
While it’s typically the latest cutting-edge technologies like 3D printers and wearable tech that gets the most attention and buzz these days, it’s actually the newer IT workhorses of the enterprise that get the job done. Video conferencing, unified communications, and smart mobile devices, while not nearly as exciting as the newest advances, have steadily […]
By Jason M. Lemkin on February 24, 2014
A few months ago, I gave a great SaaS Founder CEO a Gift. A real gift. This founder CEO was at about $1m in ARR, doing well, but with only a smidge of angel funding and limited resources. And I gave him an insanely great VP of Sales candidate. An amazing fit for his company, […]
By Denis Pombriant on February 24, 2014
The story of front office automation is shifting from data to process, but the idea is so new that you’d be hard pressed to identify a movement by that name. However, I am happy to coin a term and if you consider the developments of the last decade a clear picture emerges. CRM and other […]
By R "Ray" Wang on February 24, 2014
Accelerated Pace of Change Creates the Perfect Storm for Dominating Digital Disruption The 2014 trends are out. The big predictions have been made. Yet what does it all mean as most organizations anticipate another unpredictable year? Since 2000, 52 percent of the companies in the Fortune 500 have either gone bankrupt, been acquired or ceased […]
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By Paul Greenberg on February 24, 2014
Disparate in what they do, they all involve technologies associated with engaging customers or at least understanding what they have to know so that they can engage customers.
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