Pulse Poll: Why Software?
As part of the CEO Outlook 2005 survey, we asked CEOs why they work in the software industry - what keeps you working in this business?
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Last week, 42 percent of readers said Oracle would end up acquiring Retek, while 31 percent thought SAP would be the ultimate winner.
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Expert Opinion on Offshoring
This week, the SandHill.com blog takes on offshoring. How will it impact the software industry in the long term? What is the right way to deploy an offshore strategy? Don't miss this week's posts. And don't miss last week's post on marketing messaging strategies. Email us to become part of the blogging team or to suggest a topic at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Learn to Deploy a Software-as-a-Service Strategy
On April 7 at 10:00 a.m. PST, Sand Hill Group will host a Web seminar devoted exclusively to helping vendors make software-as-a-service (SaaS) a reality. The conference will discuss a model for how to build, deliver and manage a profitable SaaS system. IDC program director, Amy Konary, Kana executive VP, Brian Kelley and Jamcracker president, Todd Johnson. Click here to find out more and register for the call.
Watch for Upcoming Industry Events
SandHill.com's events page provides links to upcoming software-related gatherings. From the community page, click on 'Post an Event' to log in and post your gatherings or email us at email@example.com.
More at SandHill.com:
Read the enterprise software industry news of the week >>
Monitor the latest software venture capital deals >>
Scan the list of last week's software M&As >>
See who's made it to the top in our list of recent software executive appointments >>
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