The Pulse - A newsletter by Sandhill.com
January 28, 2015
This week's Pulse is sponsored by NetSuite
 
 

IT Bifurcation: 10 Tips to Land on the Winning Side

Toby Redshaw

Toby Redshaw
CEO
Kevington Advisors

At the end of 2015 not all CEOs will be happy about their results. Underlying both the good and the bad will be a clear bifurcation between those that get and execute modern IT and those that don’t. Here’s what the bifurcation is, how it came about and how you can end up on the right side.

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Patent Trolls: Tips to Avoid Patent Infringement

Lisa Allen

Lisa Allen
Associate Attorney
Lotus Law Center

Patent trolling — purchasing patents and earning revenue by licensing use of the patent and/or suing or threatening to sue for damages based on patent infringement — has become a serious problem for unsuspecting tech companies. Here’s what businesses can do to avoid possible patent infringement.

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Four Reasons Why the Box Debate is Over

Tien Tzuo

Tien Tzuo
CEO
Zuora

Box’s growth is headed towards a billion-dollar run rate and beyond. This article discusses the four key metrics that are driving that growth.

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Dresner Study: Mobile Computing & BI Trends

Howard Dresner

Howard Dresner
President and Founder
Dresner Advisory Services

What is the growth rate of mobile business intelligence? What are the current business preferences for the various mobile apps and platforms? How is cloud computing impacting mobile BI? Howard Dresner discusses trends revealed in the 2014 Mobile Computing / Mobile Business Intelligence Market Study.

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50 Shades of Right in SW Product Development

Todd Olson

Todd Olson
CEO and Co-Founder
Pendo

A product manager’s goal is to pick things that deliver the most value to an organization. Choosing the right thing is harder than it seems because what’s right is complex and nuanced. This article gives examples of how “right” can often be wrong in a different context and offers practical solutions.

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5 Attributes of IT Ops Analytics Tools

Phil Tee

Phil Tee
CEO and Founder
Moogsoft

Given the complexities of today’s dynamic IT infrastructures to enable a software-defined business, legacy IT tools and support approaches can no longer keep pace to assure application and service availability. This article discusses attributes of an emerging generation of operational tools.

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Executive Briefings

 
 

Executive BriefingBest Practices for Enterprise IT Data Quality

Chief data officers (CDOs) must control the costs and consequences of explosive data growth, as well as help capture, understand and exploit big data for strategic gain. This white paper discusses how focusing on data quality for enterprise IT allows the CDO to improve data maturity rapidly and create early wins that support broader data quality initiatives. It also addresses three persistent issues.

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November M&A ReportNovember M&A Report

What are the recent software merger/acquisition trends? Download the November monthly report to find out, courtesy of Software Equity Group.

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This Week's Sponsor: NetSuite

 
 

ActianNetSuite Inc. is a leading vendor of cloud computing business management software suites. NetSuite enables companies to manage core key business operations in a single system, which includes Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Accounting, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), and Ecommerce. NetSuite's "real-time dashboard" technology provides an easy-to-use view into up-to-date, role-specific business information.