The Pulse - A newsletter by Sandhill.com
December 10, 2014
This week's Pulse is sponsored by Intacct
 
 

2015 Predictions: Cloud, Big Data, IoT Changes

Rob Reid

Rob Reid
CEO
Intacct

The year 2015 has signs of churning out a lot of change for software buyers. We reached out to several industry experts for predictions of the major changes in the cloud, big data, analytics and the Internet of Things. They also predict what will be on companies’ radar screens by the end of next year.

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Top 5 Data Management Challenges for 2015

Sheldon Smith

Sheldon Smith
Senior Product Manager
XO Communications

The volume of data generated moment to moment has companies looking for the most efficient way to handle, store, access and eventually discard corporate information. But big data presents big challenges for data management. Here are the top five to watch in 2015.

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Why Salesforce Acquisition of RelateIQ is Important

Justin Shriber

Justin Shriber
VP of Products
C9

Salesforce.com is the juggernaut of sales force automation (SFA), but SFA’s failure to address front-line needs has paved the way for a new generation of sales productivity tools of which LinkedIn is the torchbearer. Will Salesforce’s acquisition of RelateIQ allow it to outflank rivals?

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Study on Success in Migrating to the Cloud

Jeff Kaplan

Jeffrey M. Kaplan
Managing Director
THINKstrategies

Despite promises that cloud service alternatives are easier than deploying traditional, on-premises hardware/software, the migration process is still complicated and fraught with pitfalls. The findings of a recent survey by THINKstrategies and INetU review facts regarding cloud implementations.

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Emerging Marketing Trends for 2015

Nick Rojas

Nick Rojas
Business Consultant

With the passing of another year comes the arrival of newer technologies that will provide new opportunities for marketing. Many new marketing trends will be anchored to mobile technology. Here are five that will emerge stronger in 2015.

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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.