ThePulse Software - Cloud - Mobile
28 AUGUST 2013
Cloud Computing SAAS Mobile Big Data Sales & Marketing Leadership
This week's issue brought to you by: NetSuite

Big Data Business Analytics Strategy

Robert Fox

Although Big Data analytics is a hot trend, it’s also difficult to deploy, so how do you get a handle on Big Data when implementing a business analytics strategy? Robert Fox, VP of application development, Liaison Technologies, explains why the correct policies and processes must be in place, providing a quality data set, and the importance of starting out with the right questions.

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Identity Management

Michael SkokAre you considering implementing an identity management system to help manage non-employee personnel? If so, it’s important to assess your current situation and formulate a transition plan. Peter Parks, Provade’s VP of product management, gives four considerations to ensure success.

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Customer Success Mgmt

Nick MehtaGainsight helps recurring-revenue businesses to reduce churn, increase up-sell and drive customer success. CEO Nick Mehta says his company is transforming “customer success” from an art to a science and revolutionizing the way companies retain and grow existing customers.

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Critical Metrics for Benchmarking SaaS Company Success


Menchmarking Saas SuccessYou’re invited to an exclusive event for software companies, Critical Metrics for Benchmarking SaaS Company Success, on Thursday, September 19, at The Rosewood Sand Hill in Menlo Park, featuring Ron Gill, CFO of NetSuite, Lauren Kelley, CEO and Founder of OPEXEngine and SandHill’s MR Rangaswami.

Today’s most successful software companies are leveraging new revenue models to effectively monetize and drive value. But new revenue models, especially the recurring revenue model, require understanding and adopting a new set of metrics to measure performance. At this complimentary executive breakfast, you will have the opportunity to network with other C-level executives and learn from SaaS industry leaders how to:

  • Understand the critical metrics needed to evaluate the success of your SaaS/software business
  • Gain real-time visibility across finance, sales and service with role-based KPI dashboards
  • Adapt your business to the world of recurring revenue through best practices and learnings from cloud industry veterans
  • Benchmark your SaaS or on-premise software business with standardized metrics

RSVP here. If you have questions regarding this event, please email


This Week's Sponsor: NetSuite


NetSuiteActian Corporation enables organizations to transact, analyse and take action on big data. Actian is the first to unveil a cloud development platform for building Action Apps, lightweight consumer-style applications that automate actions triggered by real-time changes in data. Actian also incites action for 10,000 customers worldwide with Vectorwise, the world’s fastest and most cost-effective analytical database, and Ingres, the mission-critical OLTP database. Actian is headquartered in California with offices in New York, London, Paris, Frankfurt, Amsterdam and Melbourne. Stay connected with Actian Corporation on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.