By Naomi Bloom on November 20, 2012
You may have thought that everything that could be said about Workday’s Tech Summit 2012 had already been posted, but you were wrong. There was another announcement made there quietly, as befits the first steps on what is going to be a multi-release, probably multi-year product journey, that has not yet been covered.
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By Brian Sommer on November 13, 2012
The genesis of many application software products is a great idea. Someone conceives a better, newer way to achieve a business outcome, complete a process, etc. That idea gets codified and becomes an application. In some cases, it bec…
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By Vinnie Mirchandani on November 13, 2012
4 years ago when I interviewed Sridhar Vembu, CEO of Zoho for The New Polymath, the prime driver in the marketplace for SaaS adoption was better economics compared to on-premise. But Sridhar also spoke about agility in SaaS delivery Feature parity to Microsoft Office (and other software) will come sooner than you may think. We [...]
By Vinnie Mirchandani on November 12, 2012
It was a striking sight. It was end of day in last week’s Technology Summit after Workday had showed us countless demos of new functionality, when under non-disclosure they announced plans to develop a Recruiting module. It would be next-gen, not just applicant tracking, but would allow for candidate identification through traditional and social channels, [...]
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By Phil Wainewright on November 12, 2012
Enterprise cloud applications vendor Workday, fresh from its recent IPO, held its annual convention this week. With many of its 350 customers and 200 prospects in Las Vegas for the event, it gave a good feel for the profile of the typ…
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By Vinnie Mirchandani on November 7, 2012
A few weeks ago, I wrote it is “Halftime in Enterprise Technology” Workday invited a group of analysts and bloggers to their annual Technology Summit, this year in conjunction with their user event, Rising. To me, the opportunity to mingle with all the development folks I describe below, the 200+ prospects in attendance, and several [...]
By Bob Warfield on October 25, 2012
B2C Internet plays are all about fashion trends and I’m not an arbiter of fashion. I can’t tell you whether this is the right time to make millions using sock puppets to sell pet food. I can tell you how to solve a hard problem that has valuable ROI in the Enterprise. I prefer the latter as a way to maximize the value of my career investment portfolio.
By Dennis Moore on October 21, 2012
Highlights from the world of Enterprise Software and Solutions over the past week: Lots of activity in the mobility world – Apple seems to have set the date for the iPad mini (this Tuesday, 23 October), Google promoting the Chromebook, rumors of new Google Nexus devices, Microsoft Windows 8 Surface tablet details announced and pre-orders [...]
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By Dennis Moore on October 15, 2012
Highlights from the world of Enterprise Software and Solutions over the past few weeks: Workday opens up to a huge, successful IPO ($WDAY) reestablishing the enterprise software and solutions market as an attractive investment space. Microsoft gears up to launch Windows 8. Upgrade to Windows 8 for $70. Upgrade to iOS6 and Android Jellybean 4.1 [...]
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By Bob Warfield on October 11, 2012
I guess those Old School Enterprise guys running Workday know a thing or two about SaaS too, eh?
So keep an eye on your SaaS investments. They have time to fix it if the growth rate slows–they’ll see it coming from the sales funnel. And if they don’t manage to get it fixed before it manifests in the revenue, something very bad is probably happening there.