By R "Ray" Wang on August 11, 2015
Infor Moves Towards A Cloud Network Economy With Acquisition Of GT Nexus.
Posted in Business | Tagged Apps Strategy, Charles Phillips, Cloud, Cloud Computing, Constellation Research, Ensw, enterprise applications, enterprise apps, Enterprise apps strategy, enterprise software, GT Nexus, Infor, inforum, Manhattan Associates, Manufacturing, mergers, Mergers And Acquisitions, network economy, News Analysis, procurement, R "Ray" Wang;, rwang0, Software Insider, SoftwareInsider, supply chain, supply chain orchestration, suppy chain management, vendor strategy | Leave a response
By Vinnie Mirchandani on June 14, 2015
It will be the extension of the Sunday night/Monday morning phenomenon. What users expect at work should not trail what they are already seeing in their cars and in their homes. Or at the movies.
By Vinnie Mirchandani on April 9, 2015
Infor hosted its annual Innovation Summit at its headquarters in NYC last week. Aesthetically it was very pleasing as I wrote here, Infor was also generous in the long list of analyst and media guests invited (and I encourage you to read posts about the event from Brian Sommer, Larry Dignan and others.) In some […]
By Vinnie Mirchandani on December 22, 2014
Infor’s continued focus on micro-verticals and deploying them in the Amazon cloud is starting to pay off. In its quarterly earnings announcement it said “it has more than 25 million users of its cloud applications, and industry-specific certifications in healthcare, aerospace & defense, and government” People will nitpick about their definition of “cloud” but to […]
By Brian Sommer on October 7, 2014
Recent conferences by Infor and Oracle demonstrate that the on-premises vs cloud debate is over. Brian Sommer looks at what happened with Oracle this last year to get to this point.
By Brian Sommer on September 24, 2014
Infor’s suite of high-end cloud financial software products include a new user interface, in-memory database technology and more. CloudSuite signals a major shift in the application space. Will CIOs bite?
By Michael Fauscette on September 19, 2014
I just returned from New Orleans last evening after attending Infor’s user conference Inforum (disclosure: Infor paid my travel expenses to the event, and is an IDC client). On the flight back I was thinking about what I saw, and what I’ve learned about Infor from my last several interactions with them, and wanted to […]
By Vinnie Mirchandani on September 17, 2014
I have written in past about Infor’s micro-vertical strategy and its quest with its internal design agency Hook +Loop to make enterprise software “beautiful”. I saw more of that at Inforum in New Orleans this week, but I also signs of the messages maturing more into a focus on efficiency and value from software. To […]
By Michael Krigsman on August 27, 2014
CEO Charles Phillips explains why his enterprise software company has cultivated design as a core strategic competency.
By R "Ray" Wang on August 14, 2014
Infor Acquires SalesLogix To Expand Vertical CRM Footprint On August 14th, New York City headquartered, enterprise software giant, Infor, announced the intent to acquire the assets of Scottsdale AZ, Saleslogix for an undisclosed sum. For those keeping track of CRM history, Saleslogix was last owned by Sage Group and sold off to Swiftpage, an […]
Posted in Business, Featured Posts | Tagged acquisition, acquisitions, Amazon, Amazon Web Services, Apps Strategy, Chief Customer Officer, Chief information officer, Chief Marketing Officer, CIO, Cloud, Cloud Computing, Cloud suites, CMO, Constellation Research, CRM Magazine, CustExp, Customer Experience, customer relationship management, customer relationship management (CRM), customer service, CXM, enterprise applications, enterprise apps, Enterprise apps strategy, enterprise software, Infor, Infor CRM, Infor ION, mergers, Mergers And Acquisitions, mobile, mobility, News Analysis, R "Ray" Wang;, rwang0, Saleslogix, Software Insider, SoftwareInsider, Swiftpage, vendor strategy