By Paul Greenberg on March 2, 2020
Opinion: Brian Solis brings his perspective on Zoho and its ascension to breakthrough growth into the mid-market. How did they get here? What do they offer? What are the strengths and weaknesses?
By Paul Greenberg on January 10, 2019
I have a lot on my mind. Some of it wouldn’t make a PG-13 rating. What is here will, and they are small observations about our industry to begin the new year. E-commerce, business as a force for change, vendor movements, B2B, B2C, the best acquisitions, and, of course, the inimitable Steven Wright.
By Paul Greenberg on April 17, 2018
Zoho has been one of the great successes in the world of small business technologies. Few companies have been able to succeed with a similar business model, yet Zoho has been wildly successful. But they are also enshrouded in mystery. Read on to see what’s under their veil and what they have to do next — if they want to.
By Paul Greenberg on January 24, 2017
This is the 10th year of the CRM Watchlist, and the contest gets harder every year. Yet every year, not only do some of the expected win, but some lose and new winners emerge. Suspense killing you? Read on…
By Paul Greenberg on February 23, 2015
The three marketing companies that won this year’s Watchlist- Adobe, Callidus Cloud and OutMarket – couldn’t be any more different. Check them out: It is so worth it.
By Paul Greenberg on February 12, 2015
Salesforce has won mindshare at a level so substantial that all other companies — including much bigger ones — compete against it. Salesforce is Elite, all right. But is it perfect?
By Paul Greenberg on February 11, 2015
The CRM Watchlist 2015 Elites is a small group with a huge impact. Yesterday, we looked at Microsoft, and today, we take a look at the littlest of the four: PROS. Let ‘er rip.
By Paul Greenberg on February 10, 2015
Since the last third of Steve Ballmer’s reign and continuing with Satya Nadella, Microsoft has made a commitment to thinking in ecosystems — and just in time. What can they do to improve?
By Paul Greenberg on February 4, 2015
EY Advisory earned the CRM Watchlist 2015’s highest score. Why? They deliver the perfect integration of mission and vision with actual work and corporate life. Take a gander.
By Paul Greenberg on January 27, 2015
The 4th annual Lifetime Achievement Award goes to the institution which, historically, might have had the most impact on the CRM industry. That would be CRM Magazine. Find out why.