Are Oracle's IaaS and PaaS solutions real? Here’s what Brian Sommer learned at a recent analyst event centered on just such a question. The reality seems to be a lot of progress, but with some lingering concerns.
Anaplan is on a roll at the moment with stellar growth and a unicorn valuation but it has to do much more than simply declare itself a platform play.
Acquiring a services firm presents significant hurdles for a software business. Here is my assessment as someone who spent many years at Accenture or, as it was in my day, Andersen Consulting.
MOVE Guides acquisition of Teleport brings important machine learning skills to MOVE Guides already impressive services portfolio. Here's why the deal matters.
Plenty to chew over as we dig into the announcements and discussion at SAP Ariba Live.
Visier has taken a modular approach to building analytic applications that allows it to be both nimble and highly productive.
If you can't find the right skills then what are you doing to grow the skills you need? Size doesn't matter in this context but understanding value does. Are you even remotely prepared or leaving it to others?
You can automate and make your home as 'smart' as you like but is it all worth the investment or is the hype way ahead of the reality. Guess what I found?
We recently covered the DxContinuum acquisition by ServiceNow. In this story, we get into some of the detail and expectations going forward.
Typically last to make change, there's a lot going on in the financial software arena. And it's not just about GL/AR/AP.
First hand experience of the gig economy as the way brands are subcontracting essential after sales services is proving to be little short of a nightmare. Here's my salutary tale.
SMEs are getting more of SAP's attention these days. At a recent event aimed at that segment, I dug into the product line up but with emphasis on Business ByDesign.
In an era of increased globalization, relocation of key personnel is an important topic that has not received the attention it deserves from technology vendors. MOVE Guides and Papaya Global provide hints for how this often expensive and difficult process can be improved.