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What the Trello Deal Tells Us About the State of Collaboration and Enterprise Software Stacks

Trello, an app considered indispensable by many software developers, has joined the Atlassian family, announced last week, in a deal worth $425 million. As Wired said in its coverage, Trello was developed basically as a niche to-do list app for a specialized purpose and audience (software developers) that 95% of the population has never heard […]

B2B Solution of the Week: How to avoid the pitfalls of ERP implementation

It’s the granddaddy of all B2B applications: enterprise resource planning (ERP) software. Many flavors of ERP exist today on premises and in the cloud, however, they all share a level of implementation complexity fraught with danger. What can B2B practitioners do to ensure that their ERP implementations have a maximum chance of success? A number […]

The top 5 books on DevOps

We whetted your appetite with our  B2B guide to DevOps and now you might be thinking about how you can implement DevOps practices for software development in your organization. With summer just around the corner, you should add these insightful DevOps books to your business reading list. The Phoenix Project: A Novel about IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business […]

The New Split: How the enterprise software buyer’s digital habits and information needs are changing (new findings)

It’s not your father’s enterprise software buying environment. The #ensw buyer today is a different buyer with different research habits and information needs. In fact, there is no longer just one type of enterprise softwre buyers, but a nearly 50/50 split between GenX/boomers and GenY decisionmakers who have very different ways of looking for and […]

SAP revamps business suite with ‘biggest launch in over two decades’ (Sponsored)

With the launch of its latest business suite of hybrid-computing products, SAP is responding to the increasingly-crowded financial software market lead by emerging cloud companies. The new business suite of HANA-driven applications is dubbed SAP S/4 HANA, and it is the company’s biggest launch in over two decades. HANA has been the company’s crown jewel for the last […]

Cytegic monitors cyber-security threats in real-time

Say you’re concerned about cyber-criminals hacking into your company’s back end. You’ve run risk assessments before but those reports take weeks to compile. You’re worried those assessments could come too late. What if you could diagnose cyber-security attacks in real-time and be notified immediately of potential solutions? Those are the questions a new Israeli startup will gladly […]

Everything you need to know about Revenue Cycle Management

Cash is king. The issue is collecting it right away. Or as an SAP-sponsored white paper puts it, the primary business challenge remains reducing Days Sales Outstanding (DSO). “Without automation tools, there is no way to sufficiently increase productivity to reduce overhead and improve performance at the same time,” write the authors at PayStream Advisors, […]

Breaking down the top HR software trends

The world of HR software is busier than ever. Established players have been usurped, or even swallowed up, by upstarts. Technology has shifted its emphasis to cloud-based solutions. Companies have embraced a “Moneyball” approach to managing their human resources, turning increasingly to analytics. As HR software continues to evolve as companies find better ways to […]

Autodesk software now free for all students, academia worldwide

The Bay Area-based Autodesk announced Monday all of its design software will be available to students, teachers and academic institutions free in 188 countries. A press release states “from students as young as 13 years old leveraging Fusion 360 to conceptualize and 3D print prosthetic devices, to college teams developing environmentally sustainable homes using BIM […]

Maggie Fox: the next stage of success at SAP (SAP CMO series)

It’s a confusing marketing technology world at the moment, and nobody knows technology like SAP. Historically focused on the CIO, now the company is reaching out to bring their expertise to a brand new audience: marketers. And that requires a different kind of marketing, something Maggie Fox is keenly aware of, and excited about. Fox, […]