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By Denis Pombriant on March 19, 2012
Salesforce held its winter Cloudforce meeting in San Francisco last week. For many the meeting seemed like a reiteration of Dreamforce and to be fair there was some overlap but each time they tell the story, the company adds new wrinkles that cause people like me to pay attention. What caught the attention of many [...]
By Brian Sommer on March 19, 2012
What does the future of analytics or BI look like? A chat with John Schwarz held some interesting perspectives.
By Evangelos Simoudis on March 19, 2012
A couple of weeks ago my partners and I hosted a meeting of our SaaS advisory board. This is one of our firm’s four advisory boards. I had written about the role of these boards and the value our firm and portfolio companies derive from our advisors’ insights, feedback and help. Our SaaS advisory board includes executives from SaaS application vendors, CIOs and CTOs of companies that are heavy users of SaaS applications, and leading SaaS consultants. One of the most interesting insights that came out of our meeting was that the Chief Marketing Officers (CMOs) are starting to drive…
Research Summary: Best Practices – Three Simple Software Maintenance Strategies That Can Save You Millions
By R "Ray" Wang on March 19, 2012
Forward And Commentary Software ownership costs continue to escalate as vendors accelerate their efforts to capture support and maintenance revenues. Some vendors have gone to the extreme to eliminate third-party options for their customers. This best practices report examines three strategies to free up unnecessary costs to fund innovation and new projects. A. Introduction On [...]
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By David Terrar on March 19, 2012
After some soul searching I’ve just started updating my various personal profiles around the web to say I’m a social business evangelist rather than saying enterprise 2.0. I’ve got close to this before. I wanted to explain why now. …
By Zoli Erdos on March 19, 2012
We have not adopted a new Member for a long time.. so it was really high time to do something about it. To be honest, I can’t say our new member is the smartest of the pack (at least not yet), but she is sure the cutest: Anneka Roxanne Patel arrived today, at 7lb 9oz. [...]