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May 13 2015
This week's Pulse is sponsored by Actian

Cloud Security Trends & Pre-certified Clouds

Tim Prendergast

Tim Prendergast
Founder & CEO

As security becomes the differentiator in cloud environments, there is an emerging trend toward pre-certified clouds compliant for specific industries. It’s a win-win trend for software creators and for enterprise CIOs. Read the article to learn about the benefits.

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Transitioning from Traditional to SaaS Model

Omid Razavi

Omid Razavi
Independent Customer Success Consultant

Traditional on-premises software vendors still struggle to adapt to the changes in their competitive environment caused by the SaaS subscription model. This article discusses the challenges and how to succeed in a market dominated by born-in-the-cloud companies.

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Talent Management through Data-Driven Analytics

Daniil Shash

Daniil Shash
Data Science Product Manager

In today’s highly competitive business world, talent optimization can be a game-changer. This article shares insights into building a career advisor tool based in part on predictive analytics.

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Top Cybersecurity Startups and VC Partners

Steve Morgan

Steve Morgan
Founder & CEO
Cybersecurity Ventures

In the last five years, $7.3 billion has been invested into 1,208 cybersecurity startups and funding in 2014 broke the $2 billion barrier for the first time. This article looks at 32 cybersecurity startups and which venture capital firms are funding them.

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IntacctLive SandHill Webcast on State of Software Industry – May 19

SandhillRegister now to join M.R. Rangaswami of SandHill, Rob Reid, CEO of Intacct, and a panel of software industry executives for a live webcast discussing some of the key findings in our recent survey of software CEOs and CFOs on the state of the software industry and how companies are adapting to changing conditions. Join us for this first time that we reveal the survey findings.

WHEN: May 19, 11:00 a.m. (PT) / 2:00 p.m. (ET) 

You are invited to learn what your colleagues think about:

  • The business outlook for the next 12 months
  • Three factors that are expected to drive growth
  • Key metrics companies use to track their business
  • How the Internet of Things is impacting software businesses
  • The pace and change of innovation that is creating a perfect storm

Attendees will receive a free copy of the full report on the CEO / CFO Outlook study (a $300 value).

Register now!

This Week's Sponsor: Actian



Actian powers the action-driven enterprise in the Age of Data, delivering rapid time to analytic value with a modular approach that connects data assets behind the scenes, enables unconstrained analytics and scales almost without limits. Actian is headquartered in California with offices in Austin, New York, London, Paris, Frankfurt, Amsterdam and Melbourne. Stay connected with Actian Corporation on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.


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