The Pulse - A newsletter by Sandhill.com
March 23, 2016
This week's Pulse is sponsored by NetSuite
 
 
 

FlowVella Launches iPhone App for Phablets

Brent Brookler

Brent Brookler
CEO and Founder
FlowVella

FlowVella, the mobile-first presentation platform, launched its iPhone app, giving developers the ability to build, edit and present rich multimedia app-like presentations on the go, even without Internet connection. The new iPhone app optimizes the platform for bigger devices – "phablets."

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What Oracle & Google Don’t Understand About Cloud

Jeff Kaplan

Jeff Kaplan
Managing Director
THINKstrategies

Basic principles of delivering quality cloud services is still misunderstood by many software players. This reality became clear recently with the latest financial news from Oracle and Google regarding their escalating cloud efforts. Here’s the analysis of what they don’t understand about cloud.

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IoT Security, Privacy & Monetization Challenges

Noah Harlan

Noah Harlan
President
AllSeen Alliance

As the IoT moves forward, monetizing initiatives is a challenge for businesses. This article discusses how to drive new revenue and who is involved in initial monetization ideas. It also gives advice on security and privacy issues, including top decisions involved in approaching security and privacy by design.

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Benefits of GRC Solutions for Financial Services

Sam Abadir

Sam Abadir
Director of Product Management
LockPath

The pressure to demonstrate accountability and integrity has financial institutions dedicating unprecedented resources toward governance, risk management and regulatory compliance. This article discusses benefits of a holistic, real-time approach including monitoring devices and third parties for regulatory compliance.

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Alternative Locations for Software Startups

Stephen Thompson

Stephen Thompson
Consul and Sr. Economic Officer
Ontario International Trade and Investment

There’s a perception in the startup world that you need to be based in Silicon Valley to succeed. This article discusses why the Valley might not be the right place for your startup and why opening up your options could make a difference in growth and success.

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Unintended Consequences of Moving to Cloud

Carmelo Milian

Carmelo Milian
Co-Founder and CEO
OneCloud, LLC

Your business needed agility and cost-efficiency, so you migrated services to the cloud. But your company is now suffering some of the cloud’s unintended consequences. This article looks at some of those consequences and gives recommendations on how to avoid them.

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Events

 
 

MGI Research Monetization Summit 2016 – April 20 in San Francisco

MGI Research Monetization Summit 2016 – April 20 in San Francisco

SandHill readers get a 25% discount by using the promo code SandhillEXEC25 when registering for the Monetization Summit 2016. Business models are changing rapidly, and the shift from selling a product to delivering products “as a service” is underway – forcing organizations to re-think pricing, sales, and support. Join your peers on April 20, 2016 at the Julia Morgan Ballroom in San Francisco to hear case studies from leading companies and gain insights into the opportunities and challenges of embracing the Digital Revolution. And hear the MGI360 Vendor Ratings on all the key billing and CPQ vendors. Finance, IT, and operations professionals will benefit from the Summit’s practical insights and best practices.

Register now and get your 25% discount with the promo code SandhillEXEC25.

 
 

Surveys

 
 

Reminder for SandHill Survey on IT Priorities and Spend in 2016

SandHill needs insights of CxOs of software companies and services companies for our first study of IT priorities and spend. Please answer a few short survey questions so that you and all of us in the industry can benefit from combined knowledge and insights. In appreciation, we’ll provide you a complimentary copy of the report ($300 value) on the findings. If you are not the right person who has information about your company’s IT spend and priorities in 2016, please forward this survey information to the appropriate C-level executive in your company.

Click here to take the survey.

 
 

Executive Briefings

 
 

M&A Trends Reports

What are the recent software merger/acquisition trends? Download the March 2016 report to find out, courtesy of Software Equity Group. This new and improved format has many more data and charts.

Click here to download the report.

 
 

This Week's Sponsor: NetSuite

 
 

Netsuite

NetSuite Inc. is a leading vendor of cloud computing business management software suites. NetSuite enables companies to manage core key business operations in a single system, which includes Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Accounting, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), and Ecommerce. NetSuite's "real-time dashboard" technology provides an easy-to-use view into up-to-date, role-specific business information.

 






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