Business Strategy for Software Executives
November 19, 2007
Meet the New CIO
Successful CIOs – and their vendors – must understand and embrace the dramatic evolution of the technology leadership role in order to remain a productive part of enterprise management.
By S. Sadagopan, Satyam
Mark Hurd surprised attendees of a technology conference recently. The HP CEO spent a significant portion of his time at the speaker’s podium discussing HP’s efforts to transform every dimension of the company’s IT – from internal systems to application usage to management of the IT organization.
The BMP, BAM and BI Convergence
IBM finally put us out of our misery and bought Cognos, leaving BI to struggle to remain a standalone market. But Tony Baer of onStrategies says BI is not dead yet. After the dust settles, BI 2.0 will emerge. Read why in this post to the SandHIll.com Blog on the Impact of Merger Mania.
When Will Web-based Enterprise Software Take Hold?
Web 2.0 is another technology where consumers are far more advanced than businesses. Jnan Dash of Curl Inc. ponders when enterprises will embrace Rich Internet Applications for business-critical apps in this week’s post to the SandHill.com Blog on Enterprise 2.0.
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Bringing Best Practice to China
As the country merges into the world economy, best practice in China will become best practice globally, products developed in China will become global products, and industrial processes developed in China will become global processes. Read how the progression will take place in this article from The McKinsey Quarterly.
News Update: Virtually Challenging
Oracle uses OpenWorld to announce a VMware challenger; plus, Blue Cloud and Constellation System top "grid," a Dell "greenprint" emerges and Adobe’s CEO walks. Read these stories and more software news of the week in the latest SandHill.com Software News Summary.
Poll: The Evolution of the CIO
What will the CIO of 2015 look like?
Last week, readers gave their opinions as to whether the SaaS market will live up to its aggressive forecasts.
More at SandHill.com:
Five reasons why one blogger thinks Oracle will buy Salesforce.com.
UBmatrix receives $8 million.
Dell buys Everdream.
Jack Sweeney is named president and CEO of Apparent Networks.
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