December had an abundance of stories involving executives behaving badly and writers making up lots of new words to add to our tech vocabulary. There were also a lot HR stories, too. Here’s my monthly recap of solid stories you might have missed.
Fall event highlight - Sage Intacct's SaaS industry customers reveal subscription business lessons - and results
Subscription business models are all the rage. But transitioning to subscriptions brings a slew of new challenges. Here's an illustrated review of a memorable keynote, packed with use cases, and lessons for change.
'Techquilibrium' is a balancing act as enterprises embrace agility in their core IT. Infor's Rod Johnson explores the role of modern ERP in digitalization
Implementing ASC 606 has been a challenge for accounting teams, especially those in subscription businesses. Sage Intacct's Laura Wiler has some tips
Oracle's Q2 numbers disappointed Wall Street at the end of a year that's had its patches of turbulence.
Workday rings the changes as it ramps product management and marketing with a significant reorganization
It's all change at Workday as the company switches focus to a more product centric approach to the market with advanced analytics at the core.
diginomica’s Jon Reed produced a flurry of stories at the conclusion of this year’s Sage Intacct Advantage conference. Here's a macro view of the changes afoot at Sage Intacct and their impact on customers and prospects.
Learning to walk before you reach for the stars - sound AI advice for enterprise adoption.
SAP Business ByDesign has a new roadmap and an update for 2019. It not only makes for good reading/watching, it's how marketing should present in my opinion.
Taking the self-driving enterprise for a spin - Aera CEO Fred Laluyaux on learning from users, building a category and not being Siebel
It's been two years of building technology, proving value and learning lessons en route; now it's time to scale up the noise level.
Moving past the 'growing pains' of 2019 - Zuora CEO Tien Tzuo talks customer diversity, product integration and platform take-up
2019 has seen some execution challenges for Zuora as its customer footprint grows in breadth and size.
Early team building and owning the projecct paid off handsomely in this S/4HANA greenfield project - but there's more and a few surprises
A chance to catch up with NetSuite founder (and Oracle EVP) Evan Goldberg recently. We discussed a number of topics re: international expansion, vertical support, technology stack changes and more.