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By Vinnie Mirchandani on January 21, 2013
Watching the playoffs this weekend, I chuckled when I saw SAP is the NFL’s Official Cloud Software Solutions provider. Not sure how much it cost SAP but they are clearly eager to be considered “cloudy”. Since the revenues show a tiny cloud profile (prelim 2012 results show cloud revenues at EU 270 m in IFRS, [...]
By Michael Krigsman on January 21, 2013
We often hear that IT is not aligned with the business, which is a catchall concept loosely meaning that business leaders and IT folks do not understand each other’s goals. Although differences in perspective and goals between these groups do exist, the gaps are difficult to measure, quantify, or even describe precisely. Nonetheless, these differences [...]
By Jason Busch on January 21, 2013
In only a few years time, Coupa has gone from a purchase-to-pay (P2P) upstart to the fastest growing eProcurement provider, besting the growth of companies many times its size in new customer wins, adoption levels and percentage revenue increases, among other metrics. In a recent press release, Coupa shared some figures around this growth, including [...]
By Sandy Kemsley on January 21, 2013
Sometime last year, I ran into Bruce Silver at a conference, and he told me about a new conference that he was planning together with Nathaniel Palmer, called bpmNEXT. As Bruce described it then, and as it says on the recently launched website, “Part TED, part DEMO, part Think Tank, bpmNEXT is not your usual [...]
By Esteban Kolsky on January 21, 2013
Knowledge Management never worked. In the past 25+ years I must have tried a dozen or more different models of knowledge management and collaboration . In spite of the relative success of most of them – I will claim to have not succeeded 100% of the time by my standards, even if the client got [...]
By Paul Greenberg on January 21, 2013
Today, I’m announcing the 2013 winners of the CRM Watchlist, including the vendors, the consulting/systems integrators, and the Ones to Watch.