Why the "P Principle" Applies to Modern IT
Jake Sorofman of rPath reviews the connection between manufacturing and the industrial transformation in IT in this post to the SandHill.com Blog, “New Era, New Thinking."
The Need for Outcome-Based IT Marketing
Tom Pisello of Alinean recaps the results of a Gartner study which shows CIOs need for value-based sales pitches in this post to the SandHill.com Blog on software marketing best practices.
Take Part in an Executive Networking Dinner
Join Sand Hill Group's M.R. Rangaswami, ServiceSource executives and customers on Tuesday evening, March 8, at Parcel 104 in Santa Clara, Calif. for an intimate networking dinner and lively discussion about service industry trends and innovative ways to optimize recurring service revenue streams. Seating is limited to 20 executives, so please take this opportunity to RSVP today!
A Return to Deal Making in 2010
M&A volumes rose last year for the first time since the crisis. Capital markets think deals created more value too. Read the latest statistics in this article from The McKinsey Quarterly.
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Top Stories from the Past Week
- Google Explains Reasons for Email Glitch (InternetNews)
- SAP Unveils 'Facebook for Enterprise' Sales Tool (CRM Daily)
- Gartner Predicts Massive Bounce in CRM Sales, Salesforce Aims for US$3B Revenues (CMS Wire)
- White House Asks for $1B Boost in Federal IT Budget (eCommerce Times)
- 5 Myths of Innovation – Why the ‘I’ Word Needs to Become a New Discipline (Forbes)
Join Global Innovation Leaders at Confluence 2011
Taking place March 11 at the Santa Clara Convention Center, Confluence 2011 is an exclusive globalization summit for executives to understand latest trends in global innovation, engineering optimization and opportunities in emerging markets. Sand Hill Group's M.R. Rangaswami will be moderating a panel at this 2nd annual event which brings together senior decision makers from the Software, Semiconductors, Telecom/Networking, Healthcare (Medical Equipments) verticals. Find out more and register at www.confluence2011.com
The Latest Software Business News on SandHill.com
All Headlines: IBM unveils software to virtualize a data center ‘in minutes.’.
VC Activity: Guardian Analytics receives $11 million.
M&A Deals: Intel completes McAfee acquisition.
Executive Moves: Michael Grant named CEO of Cloudscaling.
Quote of the Week
“This incident is a reminder that whatever service or software you're using, people still need to have a backup and archive strategy.”
- Rebecca Wettemann of Nucleus Research, on Gmail’s outage
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