By Dion Hinchcliffe on April 27, 2016
Software development can be carried out by almost anyone with only a little technical know-how. This is unleashing a new generation of business coder, along with a matching wave of grassroots apps that solve long-neglected problems in the enterprise.
By Tom Raftery on April 26, 2016
What is going on in the oil industry? The price of oil has cratered. In 2012 it was over $120 a barrel. Today, 2016, it is at $42 a barrel, and this is an improvement from January and February of this year when it went under $30 a barrel. Previously, when the price of oil […]
By Paul Greenberg on April 26, 2016
Microsoft’s first Envision, a rough-edged yet solid conference, was defined by its lack of definition. However, the company did drop hints about their plans and I take a crack at figuring it all out.
By Michael Fauscette on April 25, 2016
Almost three months now as CRO at G2 Crowd, and quite a lot of immersive research later, I have developed a way to look at the B2B online review market that I think provides a somewhat different perspective on the business and on the value provided to its different constituents. I’ve also started to collect […]
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Accenture, Genpact, IBM, EXL, TCS, Capgemini and WNS lead the first As-a-Service lens of Finance and Accounting
By Phil Fersht on April 25, 2016
Growth in offshore-dominated services may be slowing for traditional IT support services, but for multi-process Finance and Accounting (F&A) services engagements, 2015 saw the market continue to grow at a 10% clip. Why? Because F&A outsourcing is about 10 years behind IT outsourcing – in terms of adoption – and is a market that can quickly […]
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By Denis Pombriant on April 25, 2016
Tien Tzuo, CEO of Zuora, wrote a post for re/code that was so good it deserves broader circulation. While the focus is on customer relationships in subscription businesses, it’s also about loyalty and having just written a book about customer loyalty (available next month), it resonated with me. My research is full of old style […]
By Dion Hinchcliffe on April 25, 2016
I’ve noticed lately what appears to be an emerging trend in marketing and communications leadership in some large companies. Specifically, the positions of chief marketing officer (CMO) and chief communications officer (CCO) are sometimes being consolidated into a single role, even in very large enterprises. Such consolidation has already happened at PG&E, Walgreens, and Citi, […]
By R "Ray" Wang on April 25, 2016
Digital Transformation Kicks Into High Gear As A Boardroom Priority Yet Most Leaders Unprepared Whether it’s the fact that 52% of the Fortune 500 have been merged, acquired, gone bankrupt, or just fell of the list, or maybe it’s the paranoia that a small startup anywhere in the world can disrupt the established business […]
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By Steve Mann on April 25, 2016
Traditional marketing tactics — email, search spam, paid/rented email lists, outbound sales calls, display advertising, interstitials etc… continue their decline. As a result, marketers worth their salt are doubling down on inbound marketing, most especially mobile, social and content marketing as a means to drive engagement with their markets. In 2016, successful marketers will remember the 5 Ns: […]
By Dion Hinchcliffe on April 19, 2016
In an era of fast change, disruptive tech, and too many priorities, what will the CIO really need to focus on this year to deliver combined technical and business leadership that will guide their organizations into the future?