The Pulse - A newsletter by Sandhill.com
September 17, 2014
This week's Pulse is sponsored by Intacct
 
 

Choosing the Right Cloud Financial Management System

Robert Reid

Robert Reid
CEO
Intacct

Is your company considering investing in a new financial management system? If so, how can you make sure a financial system will give you the best management reporting and enable you to make confident decisions as you grow your business? This article discusses how cloud solutions help software companies manage financial processes and provides checkpoints for choosing the right solution.

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Cloud Computing Equities Present and Future Trends

Igor Stenmark

Igor Stenmark
Managing Director
MGI Research

The MGI Cloud 30 index includes shares of 30 leading technology companies likely to experience an above-average positive impact from cloud adoption, including pure plays and SaaS. This article discusses three reasons for a seeming dichotomy in cloud equities performance and what happens next.

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Business Agility Readiness Game Plan & Roadmap

Rodney Heisterberg

Rodney Heisterberg
Professor
School of Business and Management at Notre Dame de Namur University

“Creating Business Agility: How Convergence of Cloud, Social, Mobile, Video, and Big Data Enables Competitive Advantage,” provides a business case and game plan for integrating technology to build a smarter, more customer-centric digital business for a successful business ecosystem.

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Dresner Advisory: Cloud & Collaborative BI Trends

Howard Dresner

Howard Dresner
President and Founder
Dresner Advisory Services

Dresner Advisory Services is renowned for its in-depth Wisdom of Crowds® Business Intelligence Market Study series. Howard Dresner talks about some of the trends and major findings in two 2014 reports recently published — the third annual Cloud BI and Collaborative BI market studies.

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Toluna QuickSurveys: Comparing Apple to Apple

 
 

We know how the story goes when comparing apples to oranges; but when it comes to comparing Apple to Apple, the similarities — and differences — may surprise you. With just a year or so difference in age, the iPhone 5s and iPhone 6 were conceived under the same roof and share DNA, but they each have characteristics that make them seem grades apart. Using SmartSelect methodology, a unique methodology that ensures accuracy, Toluna QuickSurveys surveyed 2,000 customers about their initial reactions to both Apple offspring within 24 hours of their debuts into the world — from their looks to their personalities and everything in between. Click here to see the results of this consumer poll.

 
 
 

Join us for LicensingLive! 2014 in Cupertino, Calif. on Oct. 21-22, 2014

 
 

LicensingLive! is  the only free software monetization event where you can network, share ideas and learn from software executives, product managers, software developers, analysts and industry experts. Join Amy Konary, IDC, R Ray Wang, Constellation Research, Jeff Kaplan, ThinkStrategies and Rhianna Collier, SIIA as they share the information you will need to focus on the new revenue opportunities available in the Shared Economy and the IoT. Oct. 21 will change everything you thought you knew bout software monetization!

 Are you ready for the connected world? Come to LicensingLive! and you will be.

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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.