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July 30, 2014
This week's Pulse is sponsored by SafeNet

Sand Hill Study Assesses Companies’ IoT Impacts

M.R. Rangaswami

M.R. Rangaswami,
Co-Founder & CEO
Sand Hill Group

With the Internet of Things widely predicted to be a top trend that will reshape the software industry over the next few years, Sand Hill Group’s annual CEO / CFO Outlook study this year included a set of questions on the IoT’s impact to date on the companies responding to our survey.

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Hadoop Replacing Enterprise Data Warehouse

Shanti Subramanyam

Shanti Subramanyam,
Founder & CEO
Orzota, Inc,

The enterprise data warehouse with expensive proprietary appliances and software technologies will soon be obsolete. Hadoop is thriving and evolving rapidly to perform all storage, compute and analytics while providing new functionality to handle huge amounts of unstructured and semi-structured data.

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Avoid These Five Revenue Pitfalls

Kathleen Goolsby

Kathleen Goolsby,
Managing Editor

The biggest mistake entrepreneurs usually make is getting so carried away by their idea that they forget they need to build a profitable business from it. Read the advice from several startups on their lessons learned around avoiding revenue pitfalls.

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Perspectives and Tools To Help Startups Succeed

John Hitchcock

Peter Davidson,
Tech Support Specialist

When should a startup’s leaders start thinking global? Planning for the ins and outs of a business is one of the important elements that must be in place for any software startup to be successful. Following the helpful tips in this article can help make your startup endeavors succeed.

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The Benefits of Integrated Project Accounting and Financial Managements

Live webinar: Wednesday, August 6th at 11 AM PT / 2 PM ET

For software and SaaS companies, managing the profitability of your services organization is challenging. Tightly integrated project accounting and financial management applications are needed to maximize services revenue and ensure successful project performance and profitability.

During this webinar, you'll learn how Intacct can help you:

  • Gain real-time insight into the performance and profitability of your services organization.
  • Automatically capture time and expenses, increase invoicing accuracy and reduce revenue leakage.
  • Accelerate billing and collections cycles, automatically generate invoices and eliminate data re-entry.
  • Manage all project-related data in a single location and track projects in real time.

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Executive Briefing


Overview: The Rising Tide of Enterprise Software Companies from India.

India’s enterprise software industry has been slowly bubbling since the 1980s but has generally failed to deliver a large number of high-impact, high-value companies. However, there is now a new scalable wave of enterprise software companies coming out of India with potential for several high-impact companies over the next decade. 

This executive briefing by Lightspeed Venture Partners presents an overview of the companies that are cloud native, have cracked a global market and are prospects for partnering and investments.

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This Week's Sponsor: SafeNet


SafeNetLicensingLive! 2014 – The One and Only Software Licensing Conference

October 21- 22 at the Cypress Hotel in Cupertino, CA

This year’s theme, Licensing Anywhere, Anytime — the New Norm highlights the breadth and depth of how the software business is evolving into a real-time and highly flexible model to meet customer demands and needs.  It’s a rare opportunity to learn and network with several of the industry’s foremost recognized analysts, subject matter experts, product managers and colleagues. Subjects to be discussed include:

  • Application delivery in the IoT
  • The Sharing Economy – matching what end users want and what drives revenue
  • Real Life case studies that focus on challenges and solutions
  • Round table discussion moderated by Rhianna Collier, Vice President Software Division, SIIA
  • Hands on learning tracks
For a full agenda, click here. Don’t miss out – Register today!