By Vinnie Mirchandani on January 3, 2016
The problem is customers paid gold prices for on-premise implementations, but against cloud benchmarks, what is stored in that Fort Knox is merely gold plated and needs to be dramatically depreciated.
By Paul Greenberg on November 30, 2015
This was my last conference of 2015 – and, because its Oracle OpenWorld, one of my most difficult to figure out – my bad, not theirs. I struggle, I come up with one ironclad conclusion and it turns out the iron part is really sponge – and I change my mind. A couple of years […]
By Louis Columbus on October 26, 2015
Orchestrating big data, cloud and mobility strategies leads to 53% greater growth than peers not adopting these technologies. 73% of midmarket companies say the complexity of their stored data requires big data analytics apps and tools to better gain insights from. 41% of midmarket companies are using big data to better target marketing efforts. 54% […]
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By R "Ray" Wang on October 26, 2015
Customers Must Hurry To Address The Mistakes From Shadow IT SaaS/Cloud Adoption Amidst the hey day of the early years for software as a service (SaaS) and Cloud, many line of business executives signed simple month to month, user based contracts without the burdens of IT and scrutiny of vendor procurement. These edge applications and […]
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By Naomi Bloom on October 14, 2015
If you don’t ask the right questions, you sure as hell won’t get useful answers! It’s HR technology conference season, and we’d better get our act together if we’re going to get the maximum value from our time spent at these conferences. That means knowing what questions we’re trying to answer before we’re bombarded with […]
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By R "Ray" Wang on September 22, 2015
Stop Thinking In Channels And Start Thinking In Settings and Scenes As organizations realize they are no longer selling products and services but delivering on experiences and outcomes, the shift to delivering on a brand promise requires the ability to deliver mass personalization at scale. This is the heart of delivering digital business value. However, […]
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By Paul Greenberg on September 21, 2015
These are the last two reviews of the 2015 CRM Watchlist season. But, boy, are they a good way to close it out. Accenture and The Pedowitz Group (TPG) couldn’t be any more different as to why they won the Watchlist.
By Vinnie Mirchandani on September 15, 2015
A US District Judge presides over a trial started yesterday in Las Vegas related to a $209 million copyright lawsuit Oracle has filed against Rimini Street. Having been an expert witness in a few software cases, I know both sides will have copious amounts of filings and expert reports. The questioning and the testimony will […]
By Naomi Bloom on September 10, 2015
Ron and I have been spending a lovely holiday in England, treating ourselves to very high end accommodations in London and the Cotswolds, and now on the south coast of Cornwall. We’ve been having a wonderful time, including visits with friends, lots of theater in London, and endless explorations of quiet Cotswold and Cornish villages. Our […]
By Paul Greenberg on September 8, 2015
The last CRM Watchlist 2015 technology vendors are not the least. Coveo and Infusionsoft are powerhouses in their own markets and worth the time you might spend reading about them and following them up.