How was Q1?
Now we're into second quarter, how do you think software companies performed during first quarter? Take our pulse poll. In last week's poll, sixty percent of SandHill.com visitors said sales knew customers better than marketing.
Hot Blogs: Open Source, SaaS and Consolidation
Thanks to our insightful bloggers, the SandHill.com blog has received tremendous traffic the past few weeks. Don't miss the final post from Paul Lavallee to the industry consolidation blog of two weeks ago.
This week, the SandHill.com bloggers take on open source: It's taken off within the enterprise but how will enterprise software vendors use open source? Will it be commingled with their own IP? As infrastructure? How will open source change vendor business models? Don't miss the latest thinking on this topic in this week's blog.
Sand Hill Group hosted a webinar on software as a service (SaaS) last Thursday. The event drew more than one hundred participants. Read a recap of the most interesting discussion points in final post to the SaaS blog by K.B. Chandrasekhar.
Learn from Tomorrow's Entrepreneurs
Suzanne McKechnie Klahr left law school to found Build, a group that works with teens to foster business savvy and entrepreneurship. Read Suzanne's story and find out what you can learn about innovation from today's youngest business leaders in this month's Software Personalities.
More at SandHill.com:
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Monitor the latest software venture capital deals >>
Scan the list of last week's software M&As >>
See who's made it to the top in our list of recent software executive appointments >>
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