ThePulse Software - Cloud - Mobile
05 FEBRUARY 2014
Cloud Computing SAAS Mobile Big Data Sales & Marketing Leadership
This week's issue brought to you by: Actian

Pervasive Commerce Tech

Sanjay ParthasarathyWearables, the Internet of Things and micro-area networks are enabling pervasive computing. Sanjay Parthasarathy, Indix founder and CEO, discusses how pervasive computing is ushering in a consumer-centric era of commerce and infinite-channel retailing — with limitless potential but some challenges.

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Dresner Mobile BI Study

Howard DresnerDresner Advisory Services’ 2013 Wisdom of Crowds® Mobile Computing / Mobile Business Intelligence Market Study shows that opinions have changed in the past year in the debates on best practices and preferences in several mobility issues. Howard Dresner, president and founder, discusses the findings.

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Customer Data Integration

Betsy BilhornBetsy Bilhorn, VP of product, Scribe Software, discusses key factors when mapping out a data integration strategy and choosing a vendor. She also discusses cloud CRM integration and gives an example of how an integration platform met the needs of a large lighting franchise operation.

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Startup Plan for Success

Jim MorrisroePiston Cloud CEO Jim Morrisroe knows that running a company is challenging and additionally taking over leadership from a founding CEO requires building products, finding customers, preserving a vision, nurturing passion — and a plan. He offers advice for world domination 90 days at a time.

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Crank Up Software Sales

Jeff OgdenHow can your company close more deals and make your aggressive numbers? Jeff Ogden, founder and president, Find New Customers, shares a radical idea on what you can do instead of selling. He also urges companies to do five things in 2014.

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Notable Quote

question mark icon"I cringe when I hear Marc Andreessen talk about software..."


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This Week's Sponsor: Actian


ActianActian powers the action-driven enterprise in the Age of Data, delivering rapid time to analytic value with a modular approach that connects data assets behind the scenes, enables unconstrained analytics and scales almost without limits. Actian is headquartered in California with offices in Austin, New York, London, Paris, Frankfurt, Amsterdam and Melbourne. Stay connected with Actian Corporation on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.