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By Brian Sommer on January 26, 2010
Resellers of SMB ERP products and other application software partners are experiencing a changing solutions world. Presenters at the Progress Software Global Partner Conference gave some great insights into these changes.
Posted in Technology / Software | Tagged Current Affairs, erp, Future of Application Software, Implementing Technology, SaaS, SaaS and Beyond, Software Vendors, software. applications, The Applications Market, Think About IT | 1 Response
By Vinnie Mirchandani on January 26, 2010
Larry Ellison is a brilliant man. For many reasons, but particularly for knowing the limits of his company. Tomorrow, he is going to talk about synergies between software, hardware and services as he discusses the Sun acquisition. Except that he…
By Michael Krigsman on January 26, 2010
Enterprise software is rapidly evolving to reflect the growing importance of social software. Nowhere is this change more obvious than in customer relationship management (CRM).
Posted in Featured Posts, Technology / Software | Tagged CIO issues, CRM, Cultural issues, Customer, enterprise software, IT issues, Paul Greenberg, sales, Social, Social CRM, Vendor relationships | Leave a response
By Michael Coté on January 26, 2010
One company’s story of using Intuit’s Partner Platform to deliver new, cloud-based RIAs.
By Susan Scrupski on January 26, 2010
Enterprise 2.0 is maturing, but most practitioners (even veteran players whom we could classify as “innovators”) agree that the opportunity for Enterprise 2.0 is still in its infancy. I saw affirmation of that today on member Laurie Buscek’s post this morning, “Enterprise 2.0 Candy Store.” The good news is there are many, many more Enterprises moving [...]
By Jeff Nolan on January 26, 2010
In October of last year I wrote that Newsday’s paywall would fail to attract new revenue and as a defensive pricing strategy it does little or merit. In the final analysis, this is exactly why it will fail. By creating a pricing plan that defends rather than attacks a market the company is conceding defeat [...]
By Charlie Wood on January 26, 2010
An instant classic.
By Tom Raftery on January 26, 2010
I was talking to Paul Craane of Chicago law firm Marshall, Gerstein & Borun today. Paul is a patent attorney an interest in Green technologies. Paul got in touch because he wanted to highlight the fact that the US Green Technology Pilot Program, a special program announced by the US Patent and Trademark office at [...]
By Jeff Nolan on January 26, 2010
Over the weekend @Devahaz asked me for my thoughts on current status re a post I wrote over 2 years ago lamenting the optimistic projections of newly minted electric vehicle companies.
I realize that I may be guilty of “not getting with the program” on this whole electric car business, but does anyone else [...]
Posted in Featured Posts, Trends & Concepts | Tagged Better Place, Chevrolet Volt, Electric car, electric vehicle, Honda Civic Hybrid, Internal combustion engine, Nissan Leaf, Toyota Prius | 2 Responses
By Jason Busch on January 26, 2010
A certain vendor product-type (who I know would prefer to go
unnamed in this context) recently reached out to me. This was not to give me the skinny on a new solution release; no, his questioning and probing was on
a far more important subject:…