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By Michael Krigsman on October 12, 2009
Oracle OpenWorld opened today in San Francisco, showcasing the company’s efforts to integrate its diverse product line and make life simpler for customers.
By R "Ray" Wang on October 12, 2009
Connect. Collaborate. Innovate.
Welcome to the first of many Altimeter Group research reports. Before you dive deep into the Customer Bill of Rights: Software-as-a-Service report, we wanted to share with you a bit about the research process and how we work within the community.
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By Craig Cmehil on October 12, 2009
I joined “forces” with Lee Provoost a few weeks ago around a shared interest and thought thread that spawned in Twitter. The following is a result of that collaboration…
Web 2.0 is a fad, make room for Web C3
Each day one wakes thinking they have a handle on what is happening, not thinking that they [...]
By Brian Sommer on October 12, 2009
Image via Wikipedia Watch for movement on these matters Last night, Oracle’s annual mega event, Oracle Open World, opened. This event draws some 37,000 people to San Francisco to hear, see and speak all things Oracle. With the keynotes starting in mere minutes, I thought I’d offer up my thoughts on what may or may […]
Posted in Business | Tagged Cloud, CRM, Current Affairs, erp, Fusion, Marc Benioff, Mergers & Acquisitions, mySQL, oracle, Oracle Open World, SaaS, SaaS and Beyond, salesforce.com, software as a service, Software Vendors, software. applications, Sun
By Dennis Moore on October 12, 2009
Some correspondents have questioned whether IBM can really compete with SAP and Oracle in the applications business using the approach I hypothesized. Using an approach like BPM BlueWorks, IBM Global Business Services consultants can share processes (…