ThePulse Software - Cloud - Mobile
SandHill
15 August 2012
Cloud Computing SAAS Mobile Big Data Sales & Marketing Leadership
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Biz Intelligence Trends

Howard DresnerHoward Dresner discusses findings from the 2012 Wisdom of Crowds Business Intelligence Market Study including nature and rate of change, customer opinions of vendors, success of BI initiatives, impact from proliferation of BI tools, collaboration and more.

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Presto for Real-Time BI

Rick PittsJackBe’s CEO explains the capabilities lacking in traditional business intelligence systems, how JackBe’s Presto platform enables real-time business intelligence and the customer-demand functionalities that are forming the next-gen wave of BI applications.

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Motivating Groups

Burton GoldfieldCEOs of small startups often find themselves serving as the project leader for several teams at a time. But effective, collaborative teams don’t just happen. TriNet’s CEO shares tips for promoting collaboration and cooperation among project team members.

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Making Data More Usable

Burton GoldfieldHaving challenges with accessing company data from all sorts of files and formats? Startup Alcove9 makes data easily accessible and more usable, no matter where it resides in the company. Alcove9’s president also shares insights for other startups.

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Software Industry Events

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August 2012 M&A Report

Download the recap of software M&A activity in July, courtesy of Software Equity Group.

 
 

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