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By Michael Coté on May 16, 2011
“The exciting convergence of technology consumption and production models” is the topic of the next book Vinnie Mirchandani is working on (his last book had a good, optimistic take on the need for innovation). He recently asked about the role of developers in all that soup – at least I think that’s what he asked. [...]
By Paul Greenberg on May 16, 2011
I’ve known NetSuite for many, many years. ‘Twas back in 2004, I met Mei Li, their ultra-dynamic SVP of Corporate Marketing, who has become one of my closest friends. She introduced me at that time to Zach Nelson, the very charismatic and always well liked NetSuite CEO and co-founder, who I got to know at [...]
By Susan Scrupski on May 16, 2011
In the early days of experimentation with 2.0 in the Enterprise, anyone could really fire up a wiki or blog, port some RSS feeds, and call an impromptu meeting in the cafeteria to recruit a renegade team to collaborate and share. A lot of the enthusiasm and passion that surrounded these tools stemmed from these [...]
By Bob Warfield on May 16, 2011
Let me start this article by saying it’s not intended to be a negative article against free content or inbound marketing. Rather, I want to talk about some of the strategic considerations when you use these tactics. I believe wholeheartedly that, properly employed, there are no better tactics for building your customer base and [...]
By Evangelos Simoudis on May 16, 2011
Last Tuesday I was on a panel discussion that focused on cloud computing innovations. The panel was part of Saugatuck Technology’s Cloud Business Summit that was held in NY. A brief write-up of the entire conference can be found here. The panel was asked to address several questions such as: Over the next 5 years, [...]
By Phil Wainewright on May 16, 2011
Cloud application vendors are able to add new functionality at a far faster rate than conventional on-premise vendors, and with less cost and risk. That’s opening up an innovation gap that the established incumbents will find increasingly hard to close.