On the Radar: Provade – Enterprise SaaS Labor Procurement
CEO Edward “EJ” Jackson speaks with SandHill.com on why “staying focused” is the best business advice he’s ever received, why team matters and his tips for today’s fledgling software CEOs.
The Perils of Cheap Research
How is bad market research like a cheap date? Guy Smith of Silicon Strategies Marketing explains in this post to the SandHill.com Blog on Best Practices: Software Marketing.
Understanding the Strategic Value of IT in M&A
Many mergers don't live up to expectations, because they stumble on the integration of technology and operations. But a well-planned strategy for IT integration can help mergers succeed. Learn more in this article from The McKinsey Quarterly.
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Top Stories from the Past Week
- Judge Rules SAP Must Pay Interest on $1.3B Judgment to Oracle (eWeek)
- Ex-Hewlett-Packard CEO Hurd Asks to Join Suit to Protect Privacy (Bloomberg Businessweek)
- Enterprise apps find space on consumer devices. (Computerworld)
- Larry Ellison’s 10-Point Plan for World Domination (InformationWeek)
- EMC is in the cloud fight to win (Forbes)
The Latest Software Business News on SandHill.com
All Headlines: Microsoft says Hotmail service is back to normal.
VC Activity: KnowledgeVision receives $2 million.
M&A Deals: Dell acquires SecureWorks.
Executive Moves: Johan Berg named CEO of International Business Systems.
Quote of the Week
“The iPhone has hands-down captured the imagination not only of the consumer but of the corporate user.”
- Sugar CRM chief technology officer and cofounder Clint Oram on the power of consumer devices in the enterprise
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