Software M&A – 2010 Recap
Ken Bender of Software Equity Group presents the data behind last year’s 90 percent increase in software M&A value and his prediction for an even bigger 2011 in this post to the SandHill.com Blog, Software M&A Monitor.
HP Targets – Who’s Next?
As the pace of software M&A picks up, Christopher Baum of Software Advice handicaps which companies HP might be looking to acquire in this post to the SandHill.com Blog, Megavendor Watch.
More Findings from “Leaders in the Cloud 2011”
Kamesh Pemmaraju shares additional insight from the new study in the slides from his Cloud Connect presentation in this post to his SandHill.com Blog, Leaders in the Cloud.
Rethinking Knowledge Work: A Strategic Approach
Knowledge workers' information needs vary. The key to better productivity is applying technology more precisely. Read how in this analysis from The McKinsey Quarterly.
Poll: Startup Game?
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Top Stories from the Past Week
- Washington Piracy Bill Pits Microsoft Against Tech Giants (ABC News)
- Is HP Ready to Take on Amazon in the Cloud? (InternetNews)
- Microsoft Pledges $2 million in Japan Quake Aid (Computerworld)
- Benioff's Front Office Vision (CRM Buyer)
- McAfee Opens New Cloud Data Center in London (eWeek)
The Latest Software Business News on SandHill.com
All Headlines: Open source platform OpenStack goes commercial.
VC Activity: StumbleUpon receives $17 million.
M&A Deals: Intel buys software maker SySDSoft.
Executive Moves: Dave Hills named CEO of BuzzLogic.
Quote of the Week
“The time is right for American companies to send a message to their supply chain that they should stop stealing American technology. It's as simple as that.”
- Brad Smith, Microsoft's general counsel and senior vice president, on the company’s piracy lawsuit
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