By Brian Sommer on August 10, 2010
SaaS applications are evolving quickly and in interesting directions. Intacct’s newest product expansion and alliance points a new direction for that firm.
By Michael Krigsman on July 20, 2010
NetSuite OpenAir released services resource planning, to bring ERP-style benefits to professional services organizations.
By Phil Wainewright on July 9, 2010
Every time I go to a NetSuite event, I wonder to myself why other vendors don’t make more of a song-and-dance about the potential for highly impactful business transformation that SaaS enables. Maybe it’s the particular sector of the market that NetSuite targets, where the early adopters are companies that want to find some way […]
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By R "Ray" Wang on June 4, 2010
Acquisition Consolidates Two Market Leaders In The Project Based Solutions Market
Deltek announced on June 3rd that they would acquire Maconomy for $72.7M ($3.39/share (DKK 20.50)). Maconomy is a leading project based solutions (PBS) software company (~35.6M 2009 revenues) based in Copenhagen, Denmark. Deltek is a 265.8M (2009 revenues) PBS software vendor based in Herndon, VA. […]
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By R "Ray" Wang on March 2, 2010
Single Instance ERP Harder And Harder To Justify The holy grail of an ERP implementation used to be the single instance deployment. However, market forces, a move to adopt new disruptive technologies, slow pace of innovation from incumbent vendors, and high maintenance fees have changed many organization’s perspectives. Add a slew of rapidly changing business […]
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By Paul Greenberg on January 4, 2010
Cover of Bad Boys (Special Edition) Okay, you saw what I think about the Four Bad Boys of CRM the other day. Now onto the next not-really-a-tier tier. You’ll note that this year, I’m changing the way I do my ZDNet blog posting to the “more-if-you-click-here” so they just don’t look so damned long. This […]