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$50 million says cloud ERP is lifting off – here’s why

April 24, 2014 | Four factors explain why cloud ERP is lifting off now - and why FinancialForce.com has had a $50m funding boost today Read more [...]

Blinkbox tunes in to IaaS to compete with Amazon and Netflix

April 24, 2014 | Video streaming firm Blinkbox works to deliver a great service to customers in a cut-throat market where it competes against the likes of Amazon Prime and Netflix and has to keep a close eye on costs. Read more [...]

The data scientist debate – new salary data and definitions

April 23, 2014 | As the debate about what a data scientist actually is carries on, fresh salary data sheds light on who these folks are - and how their value is perceived. Read more [...]

The worrying cloud building around the G-Cloud – special report part 2

April 23, 2014 | | 4 Comments In part one of this special report, I outlined my unease at recent developments around the UK government's G-Cloud program. In this second part, we take a closer look at what we do and don't know about the current situation and reflect on growing sell side discontent. Read more [...]

Interview: Birst’s newly appointed CEO aims for an IPO

April 23, 2014 | Jay Larson has left Jive Software to take up the post, while outgoing CEO Brad Peters will become Chief Product Officer Read more [...]

Why almost everyone is wrong about HMRC’s plans to sell data

April 22, 2014 | Opening up business data is a key ingredient in ensuring that tax practitioners have the best information to meet client needs. Resisting that is stupid. Read more [...]

Does a Netflix price hike get me series 3 of House of Cards?

April 22, 2014 | I'm only half way through series 2 of House of Cards - will I get it finished before Netflix puts my subscription price up as the streaming content site fires up for further international expansion? Read more [...]

Deconstructing the omnichannel – with Sailthru CEO Neil Capel

April 18, 2014 | Sailthru's Neil Capel is not your typical CEO. He was up for some frank talk on personalization, and whether we actually need the 'omnichannel.' Read more [...]

You can lead advertisers to mobile, but you can’t make them spend, admits Google

April 17, 2014 | It's dominating the online advertising market, but Google's feeling the pain of the shift to the mobile first world with advertisers not yet ready to forsake the desktop. Read more [...]

Has the European Court of Justice just holed Obama’s NSA data gathering reform?

April 16, 2014 | Europe’s top court has set a precedent that could have global ramifications by declaring invalid the European Union’s ill-considered data retention laws and potentially undermining Obama's attempt at NSA data gathering reform. Read more [...]

Yahoo! turnaround turns positive, but Wall Street’s more into Chinese whispers

April 16, 2014 | Wall Street seemed keen on Yahoo!'s latest numbers, despite a 20% crash in profits. But are investors applauding Marissa Mayer's long term plans or eyeing up a big cash boost from a Chinese e-commerce IPO? Read more [...]

The SAP Fiori or Freeori discussion heats up

April 15, 2014 | | 10 Comments SAP user groups are flexing their muscles on the topic of whether Fiori should be part of maintenance. Read more [...]

Oracle Fusion – Debra Lilley’s perspective

April 14, 2014 | Seasoned Oracle consultant Debra Lilley provides her perspective on Fusion applications and Oracle's cloud efforts. It's all looking good. Read more [...]

Heartbleed for enterprise: an issue of unknown import

April 13, 2014 | Heartbleed in the enterprise may not be a big deal but silence does not mean all is well. Read more [...]

MuleSoft founder Ross Mason on avoiding API armageddon

April 11, 2014 | | 2 Comments Enterprises must streamline internal connection infrastructure to survive the coming explosion of SaaS, digital channels and smart devices Read more [...]

Mon Dieu! Les Français n’ont pas interdit email après 18 heures!

April 11, 2014 | | One Comment Écoutez et répétez! Delightful though the idea is, the French have not just banned work emails after 6pm despite the lurid headlines to that effect that spun around the world yesterday. Read more [...]