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 Charlie Bess on June 5, 2015
What level of configuration (or self-configuration) will be possible through the parent panel? Will parents enable the ‘toy’ to suggest that it is time for bed, take a bath, be more polite, learn a language, understand algebra or religion??
By Anshu Sharma on May 18, 2015
Microsoft’s biggest failure of the last decade may not have been missing the cloud and the mobile revolutions but giving away probably the biggest advantage it had — developers building killer apps for your ecosystem.
By James Governor on May 18, 2015
felt like pretty much every announcement at #build2015 was aimed at removing a barrier to entry for developers. well done microsoft. — James Governor (@monkchips) May 3, 2015 At Build 2015 Microsoft finally sloughed off many of the shackles of its own making and renewed its relevance to the industry from a developer, and thus […]
By Denis Pombriant on May 14, 2015
Sage and Salesforce put on a love fest on Tuesday to announce their partnership in which Sage has developed Sage Life, a product to enable small companies to connect their “customer, accounting, payroll and finance data into one system, accessible from any device, anywhere,” according to the press release. The wording leaves it unclear if […]
By Denis Pombriant on May 11, 2015
Well, how about them apples? In a Reuters article out today, Microsoft said it wasn’t really pursuing Salesforce at this time citing the high cost—about $50 billion for the market cap and what must be calculated for a premium likely to be extracted from any would-be suitor. As I have been saying, the time when […]
By Vinnie Mirchandani on May 10, 2015
I usually look to spend time with vendor and customer executives at user conferences, but at SuiteWorld last week, I found myself spending time and learning more about NetSuite’s growing application and services ecosystem. The striking theme – while there were usual suspects mentioned like Autodesk, Deloitte, Kronos and Ultimate there were many, many much […]
By R "Ray" Wang on May 9, 2015
SuiteWorld Comes Of Disruptive Age Over 7,500 attendees convened at the San Jose McEnery Convention center for the 5th annual NetSuite SuiteWorld. The four day event brought together customers, partners, and influencers among the ecosystem. As one of the original cloud pioneers, the appropriate event theme focused on the impact of disruption. Taking its […]
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By Denis Pombriant on May 6, 2015
One billion dollars. Buying Salesforce would take about 60 of these piles. The latest Bloomberg reporting on the possible acquisition of Salesforce has more meat on the bones but still no evidence beyond reports of conversations. But it is completely within the realm of possibility that Salesforce could be bought. The meat on the bones […]
By Vinnie Mirchandani on May 4, 2015
Mark Hurd, CEO of Oracle pointed out during this week’s Cloud Summit that consumer tech spending has caught up to enterprise tech spending, and is accelerating. Enterprise tech spending, in contrast, is under all kinds of pressure. He did not say it but in several presentations by him and many of his executives over the […]