Poll: 2005 Spending
IDC downgraded its U.S. IT spending growth forecast for
the year from 5.8 percent to 5.0 percent. What is your perception of technology expenditures this
year compared to 2004?
our Pulse Poll >>
Last week, 52 percent of readers estimated that 30 percent
to 40 percent of today’s enterprise software vendors
would disappear in the next 5 years. Click
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SIIA’s Enterprise Software Summit
The SIIA event gathers software and services executives
in Universal City, Calif. on May 24-25 to strategize about
the future. Sand Hill Group’s M.R. Rangaswami will
be participating in the "Analysts Tell It Like
It Is" panel where panelists will describe their perspective
on the industry and forecast growth opportunities for the
next 12-18 months. Find out more at www.siia.net.
New Ideas on IP?
This week, the SandHill.com blog focuses on intellectual property. How do software companies deal with IP differently today? What new models are working? Experts share their views in this week’s blog.
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All the Latest Software M&As
Consolidation is increasing at a feverish pace. Keep up
with the latest M&A deals at SandHill.com. Through its
alliance with Venator Partners, the site is updated each
Monday with deals from the previous week.
Read about the
most recent unions here >>
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