The Pulse - A newsletter by Sandhill.com
January 7, 2015
This week's Pulse is sponsored by Intacct
 
 

12 Misconceptions & Myths about
Buying Business Software

Paul Ressler

Paul Ressler
Principal
The Cirrostratus Group

With so much change in technology available in the marketplace in 2015, and a lot of hype and myths surrounding it, we asked several software experts to share advice about how to avoid making mistakes because of misperceptions. Here are the facts and advice for buyers as well as software developers.

Read the Story
 
 
 

Mobile & Wearable Devices: Data-Collecting Digital IDs

Andrii Glushko

Andrii Glushko
UX Designer
SoftServe Inc.

Interface personalization, which allows fixtures to learn while operating and become more intelligent with time, is changing our lives, from the Nest thermostat to healthcare. Here’s why mobile and wearable devices can serve as a digital ID to gather required data and connect growing ecosystems.

Read the Story
 
 

Tips for Greater Business Agility in 2015

Jeff Rauscher

Jeff Rauscher
Director of Solutions Design
Redwood Software

How will leading companies achieve greater agility in 2015? This article discusses the benefits of process automation, including how it can make a dramatic difference with the supply chain, one of the most complex processes a business has to face, as well as why the billing process is a perfect candidate.

Read the Story
 
 
 

Cloud Identity Access Management Strategy

Chip Epps

Chip Epps
Senior Director Product Marketing
OneLogin

Your organization is moving applications and assets to the cloud. Here’s how to incorporate these apps into your security and compliance practices, adapt your Identity Access Management (IAM) to fit this changing application environment, transform the business smoothly and still keep costs under control.

Read the Story
 
 

Cloud Adoption Guideline for Smaller Enterprises

Jeff Baker

Jeff Baker
Vice President
Avendus

The adoption of cloud is changing the way enterprises compete, allowing smaller enterprises to outmaneuver their larger peers. This article discusses some of the key facets that successful cloud migration strategies share that smaller companies planning their adoption of cloud can use as a guideline.

Read the Story
 
 
 

VMware vSphere 5.5: 5 Enhanced Features

Anjali Bisaria

Anjali Bisaria
Tech Writer

vSphere is a pedestal on which all major VMware technologies and applications are mounted. The latest release, vSphere 5.5, highlighted a number of improvements and enhancements across the entire platform. Here are five important standout updates that the vSphere cluster offers.

Read the Story
 
 

Adobe & Box: Subscription Services = Increased Revenue

Tien Tzuo

Tien Tzuo
Founder & CEO
Zuora

From media to connected devices to retail to software, we’re seeing a broad, systemic shift towards recurring revenue in financial models. This article looks at why Adobe and Box have increased revenues due to subscription services.

Read the Story
 
 
 

New on SandHill

 
 

Sandhill NewsNews is Making a Splash on SandHill.com

Due to popular demand, we’re expanding our focus on software industry news. In addition to the press release “News You Can Use” section in the upper-right area of all pages on the site, SandHill now posts blogs highlighting news stories in recent days. Check it out – we search the Internet for the most interesting stories so you don’t have to take time to do that. The blog posts are a quick read and easy to find – just look for the ink splash images on our home page, channel pages and topics pages.

Anytime you have noteworthy software news or press releases to share with the SandHill community, please send your information to managing editor Kathleen Goolsby at kathleen@sandhill.com.

 
 
 

This Week's Sponsor: Intacct

 
 

Intacct

Intacct is the cloud financial management company. Bringing cloud computing to finance and accounting, Intacct's award-winning applications are the preferred financial applications for AICPA business solutions. Intacct applications, in use by more than 7,300 organizations from startups to public companies, are designed to improve company performance and make finance more productive. Hundreds of leading CPA firms and Value Added Resellers offer Intacct to their clients. The Intacct system includes accounting, contract management, revenue management, project and fund accounting, inventory management, purchasing, vendor management, financial consolidation and financial reporting applications, all delivered over the Internet via cloud computing. Intacct is headquartered in San Jose, California. For more information, please visit www.intacct.com or call 877-437-7765. Connect with Intacct on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter or YouTube.