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Toothless Chic & Hand Drawn Clouds – Wacky Predictions, 2010 Edition – IT Management & Cloud Podcast #61
By Michael Coté on December 11, 2009
Crazy, base-less predictions about the tech world for 2010 from a special, ribald panel.
By Michael Coté on December 11, 2009
A predictive note on how new platforms and devices change what’s required from the IT industry.
By Brian Sommer on December 11, 2009
The story of SAP’s Business ByDesign product continues to unfold. It looks like SAP is going to move this product forward more in 2010. Since its debut, the product continues to improve – read this post to find out how.
Posted in Technology / Software | Tagged bbd, Business ByDesign, ByD, Cloud, Current Affairs, erp, Future of Application Software, netsuite, SaaS, sap, software as a service, Software Vendors | Leave a response
Event Report: 2009 SAP Influencer Summit – SAP Must Put Strategy To Execution In Order To Prove Clarity Of Vision
By R "Ray" Wang on December 11, 2009
(Photos by R Wang & Insider Associates, LLC. Copyright © 2009 All rights reserved.)
Re-innovation Now At The Heart Of SAP’s Focus And Strategy
SAP has faced a rough two years. From the continuing market pressure on new license revenue, false-start launch of Business By Design (ByD), management restructuring, and issues with [...]
Posted in Business | Tagged Apps Strategy, Boston, Boston Park Plaza, Business Objects, Business process management, Business suite 7, channel programs, channels, compliance software, cost reduction, CTO, custom development, customer data integration, data governance, data integration, Delivered Innovation, deployment options, economic recession, ecosystems, enterprise applications, enterprise apps, Enterprise apps strategy, Enterprise Business Apps, Enterprise Business Apps Vendors, enterprise software, erp, event report, Industry Event, innovation, Jim Hagemann Snabe, John Wookey, license policy, maintenance fees, Maintenance Hike, microsoft, Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Silverlight, middleware platforms, oracle, partner ecosystems, partnerships, Peter Graf, product road maps, SaaS, sap, SAP Business By Design, SAP Business Suite 7, SAP Influencer Summit, SAP OnDemand Large Enterprise, software as a service, vendor events, vendor strategy | 2 Responses
By Vinnie Mirchandani on December 11, 2009
Ray Wang and I were recruited to judge a “shootout” at the Sapience conference Helmuth Guembel had organized in Cambridge this week. Mark Siller, Project Manager Steinbeis-Transferzentrum demoed the OneWorld product along with Mini Peiris, VP of Product Marketing at…
By Dion Hinchcliffe on December 11, 2009
It’s a truism that you don’t have to buy software to deliver on SOA, which is primarily a style of technical architecture and business strategy and isn’t really something you can go out and purchase. But it’s also true that…
Posted in Technology / Software | Tagged Architecture, Business, Cloud Computing, Compliance, Enterprise architecture, Enterprise Computing, esb, Governance, Industry Trends, integration, mashups, Open source, SOA, strategy, Technology / Software, Web services | Leave a response
By Sadagopan on December 11, 2009
Was in a closed door meet with some customers, influencers analyzing the state of the cloud computing market and the future directions including key players maturity, monetization and derivative impacts throughout the cloud landscape. The clear consens…
By Michael Krigsman on December 11, 2009
SAP over-hyped its mid-market software as a service (SaaS) product, called Business byDesign, leading to a mediocre reputation in the market but current status looks pretty good.
By Jason Busch on December 11, 2009
There comes a time in the evolution of any idea — or business —
where rapid introspection is preferable to any long, drawn-out
goal-setting or visioning development process. Over the course of 24
hours in early November, I had one of these…