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November 12, 2014
This week's Pulse is sponsored by NetSuite

Professional Services Automation Tools & Tactics

Kimberly Odom

Kimberly Odom
Director - Vertical Marketing
Software Industry NetSuite

Managing complexity in a fast-growing services business is a challenge. Professional services automation tools (PSA) can provide the foundation for success. In addition, focusing on these five key areas will help your team overcome the complexities of the rapidly growing global services organization.

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Hybrid Clouds: What Will Change in 2015?

Igor Stenmark

David Cope
EVP, Corporate Development
CliQr Technologies

Cloud computing continues to be a major force and 2015 will undoubtedly see it evolve. Here are four predictions for what will happen in the hybrid cloud and containers market in the new year.

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Unified Communications and Hosted PBX Trends

Sheldon Smith

Sheldon Smith
Senior Product Manager
XO Communications

The communications market is set for a significant shift, as options such as open source and cloud hosted PBX services gain popularity. Hosted alternatives especially are becoming go-to options for companies worldwide. Here are five trends.

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Big Data Platform for Anti-Money Laundering

Ryan Goldman

Ryan Goldman
Director of Product Marketing

Recent decisions against large global banks have resulted in multi-billion dollar fines and brought anti-money laundering (AML) to the top of the financial services industry’s priority list. This article discusses why Hadoop is the ideal AML platform and building a solution with an enterprise data hub.

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This Week's Sponsor: 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.