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By Tom Raftery on November 27, 2009
Yesterday I got an update from an ERP company called Epicor that primarily serves the mid-market. While I am not an ERP specialist its always interesting, as a middleware guy, to get a view from the app side. Greenmonk for obvious reasons also takes a keener view than the RedMonk mothership in applications in areas [...]
By Brian Sommer on November 27, 2009
Wow – The Financial Force.com product line may have the rosiest future of all the products showcased at the recent Dreamforce.com show in SFO. Read why here.
Posted in Technology / Software | Tagged CEO Interview, Current Affairs, erp, Financial Software, Future of Application Software, Mergers & Acquisitions, Selling & Marketing Software, Software Marketing, Software Vendors, software. applications, The Applications Market | 1 Response
By Jason Busch on November 27, 2009
There seems to be a fallacy on the provider side of the Spend Management market that On-Demand or SaaS business models do not require the same level of expert third-party services and implementation support as installed solutions. More and more, I se…
By Ramana Rao on November 26, 2009
Time to pick up the Information Flow story again. The next leg for me is iCurrent. Over the last 2+ years, I’ve been working with a fabulous team with the full support of the VC I wished for to build a product for personalized news delivery for the mainstream audience. Two years quietly building a [...]
By James Governor on November 26, 2009
The logo to the right has nothing to do with us. RedMonk was incorporated in November 2002. The name RedMonk was my idea. Stephen was happy to go with it. I looked around the web at the time, and it seemed noone else was actually trading under the name. So we went ahead. At first, […]
By Brian Sommer on November 26, 2009
With new, powerful cloud platforms available, shouldn’t newer software developmental techniques like Agile apply to these environments as well? CA thinks so and has created a new toolset for this.
Posted in Business, Technology / Software | Tagged Future of Application Software, Implementing Technology, PPM - Project Portfolio Management, SaaS and Beyond, Software development, Software Vendors, software. applications
By Jason Busch on November 26, 2009
Thanksgiving, when celebrated properly, is an excellent metaphor for a well-managed and executed procurement and supplier management function. Perhaps the best illustration linking the two concepts together is turkey. Now, being the gourmet urban dwe…
By R "Ray" Wang on November 25, 2009
Building Innovation With And Around Your SAP Environment Keynote summary: Pace of change continues to increase in market forces, work dynamics, business models, and pace of technology adoption. Innovation is essential in this market. There’s a tonne of innovation at SAP. Management and politics keep it from coming out. Users need to tap into innovations […]
Posted in Business | Tagged Apps Strategy, business execs, Business suite 7, contract negotiations, contract strategy, customer advisory boards, enhancement requests, enterprise applications, enterprise apps, Enterprise apps strategy, Enterprise Business Apps, Enterprise Business Apps Vendors, enterprise software, erp, innovation, license fees, maintenance fees, oracle, role of user groups, SaaS, sap, SAP Business Suite 7, SAP Enterprise Support, SAP User Group UK & Ireland, software contract reviews, Software Ecosystems, software licensing, software licesing and pricing, Speaker Notes, user conference, user event, user group events, user groups, users | 3 Responses
By Michael Krigsman on November 25, 2009
Long known as a diverse group of top-notch thought leaders, the Enterprise Irregulars has added three new members. Here’s what’s happening in their Irregular world.
By Jason Busch on November 25, 2009
If anyone had any question as to whether or not Hubwoo would pursue a business model independent of SAP, this recent announcement should silence any dissenting voices. Now, it was not always this way. Hubwoo once flirted with a different master befor…