Predictions for Enterprise IT 2011
After a whirlwind year for the cloud, Jake Sorofman takes a moment to offer his year end predictions for enterprise IT in 2011 in this post to the SandHill.com Blog on Predictions for 2011.
When Should a Software or SaaS Company BUY a Patent
Jeremy Aber takes a recent popular startup’s business model as an example for when to buy a patent in this post to the SandHill.com Blog on On-Demand/SaaS Reality.
Don't Miss: The Cloud Disruptive Innovation: Managing the Business Transformation
Some innovations bring incremental improvements while others transform the market completely. Kamesh Pemmaraju analyzes cloud computing and questions whether or not it classifies as a disruptive innovation in this post to his SandHill.com Blog, Leaders in the Cloud.
How IT is Managing New Demands
In our fifth business technology survey, executives say they want more immediate value from IT and forward-looking strategies from technology leaders that support growth and innovation. Learn more in this article from The McKinsey Quarterly.
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Top Stories from the Past Week
- SAP Ordered to Pay Oracle $1.3 Billion (New York Times)
- Benioff Vs. Ellison: This Round Goes To Salesforce (InformationWeek)
- HP CEO Out of Hiding, Gives Rosy Outlook (CNN)
- IBM Tops Green500 List (Yahoo)
- Oracle Customers Reveal Angst on Costs, Services, Maintenance (eWeek)
The Latest Software Business News on SandHill.com
All Headlines: Cloud computing expands abroad.
VC Activity: DCIM solutions company Nlyte receives $12 Million in Series C funding.
M&A Deals: Attachmate buys Novell.
Executive Moves: Analytics and decision management technology provider FICO names Michael J. Pung Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.
Quote of the Week
“This is pretty dramatic. It’s a game-ending home run type of result. It will tell people ‘Hey, we need to be careful.’ ”
- University of California, Berkeley professor Robert P. Merges on the $1.3 billion ruling in the Oracle copyright case against SAP
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