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By Chris Selland on November 19, 2010
I have seen at least a dozen of my smartest friends refer to Bill Gurley’s terrific post this week before I actually got around to reading it – which I finally did. My first thought upon reading it was of some recent discussions on StockTwits as well as among my Enterprise Irregulars colleagues, particularly in [...]
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By Merv Adrian on November 19, 2010
This is a personal note about a professional decision. You might not be interested. If you are, read on. I’ll try to be brief. I’ve had a very fulfilling two years as an independent analyst, succeeding beyond my expectations. I established (or continued) a respected brand, gathered several thousand twitter followers, drew 80,000 blog views [...]
By Dennis Moore on November 19, 2010
Computer Research studied Oracle Applications customer plans for the future, along with their satisfaction with Oracle maintenance and support. Some of the results will shock you.
By Michael Krigsman on November 19, 2010
As part of the Enterprise Irregulars track at this week’s Defrag conference, I moderated a panel of experts discussing the cloud. Enjoy this thoughtful and entertaining podcast.
By R "Ray" Wang on November 19, 2010
The super majority (26 of 27) of publicly traded software vendors in the Software Insider Index® delivered turnaround stories for Q3 Cy 2010 year-over-year (YoY) performance. SaaS vendors and middleware vendors led the charge with solid double digit gains against tough comps. Performance of on-premises apps vendors reflected the easy comps from a dismal 2009 [...]
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By Jason Busch on November 19, 2010
Earlier this week, I tackled the subject of D&B’s latest mobile-dedicated browser interface (not a true “app”) that delivers a variety of supply risk alerts, details and search capabilities to a variety of smartphone platforms (Se…
By Jason Busch on November 19, 2010
Ariba’s latest marketing tomb, Collaborative Commerce for Dummies is either a stroke of genius or a potentially dangerous over-simplification of a hodge-podge of important topics (also see Jon Hansen’s take here). I’m not the target audience, so don’t look to me to tell you which it is. Let’s have the market, and each reader, judge [...]
By Sandy Kemsley on November 19, 2010
I recently had my first briefing with BonitaSoft about their open source BPM product. Although the project has been going on for some time, with the first release in 2001, the company is only just over a year old; much of the development has been done as part of BPM projects at Bull. Their business [...]