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By Bob Warfield on January 19, 2011
Matt McAdams writes an interesting guest post for Phil Wainewright’s ZDNet blog, Software as Services. I knew when I read the snarky title, “Database.com, nice name, shame about the platform,” I had to check it out. The key issue McAdams seems to have with Database.com (aside from the fact his own company’s vision of PaaS is […]
Posted in Featured Posts, Technology / Software | Tagged Cloud, Cloud Computing, DaaS, Data as a Service, database.com, latency, phil wainewright, salesforce.com, Software development | Leave a response
By Michael Coté on January 19, 2011
If there’s ready cash at hand, lock-in and “proprietary” is demoted in favor of a quick buck; if the developers are building a general application with a longer time between compile and cash, an open, standard platform is more attractive.
By Phil Wainewright on January 19, 2011
It frustrates me that the supposedly single market in Europe is a concept that has existed for more than fifty years, but we’re still far removed from seeing it in practice, in particular for cloud providers.
By Denis Pombriant on January 19, 2011
Image via Wikipedia Tablet vendors at the recently concluded Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas had a coming out party. Driven by the wild success of the iPad, they introduced something like eighty — that’s 8-0h my goodness — tablet PCs to the world. Now, by itself that’s significant, especially for CRM, and something […]
By Zoli Erdos on January 19, 2011
This morning Zoho, known for SMB focused SaaS offerings in the areas of productivity, collaboration, business processes launched an Accounting app: Zoho Books. I typically don’t do detailed product reviews, when I see the first good ones, will link to them – just a few points here and then let’s discuss how it rounds out […]
Posted in Featured Posts, Technology / Software | Tagged accounting, application software, business suite, CRM, erp, integration, Intuit, QuickBooks, small business, smb, sme, Xero, zoho | 2 Responses
By Michael Krigsman on January 19, 2011
Here’s a detailed list of ERP train wrecks, failures, and lawsuits.
By Brian Sommer on January 19, 2011
With all of the M&A activity flaring up in the software space, some customers are scouring their license contracts to see what rights they’ll have (or not). Did you do a material change of control clause?