Business Strategy for Software Executives
September 5 , 2006
The Birth of Enterprise 2.0
More than simply Web 2.0 applied to business, the synthesis of new technologies, models and mindsets will revolutionize corporate computing ñ and the software industry.
By M.R. Rangaswami, Sand Hill Group
At Sand Hill Group, weíve watched the enterprise software industry move in and out of the spotlight. Since launching the Enterprise conference in 1998, weíve listened as software CEOs and experts have debated the industryís opportunities and shortcomings.
An End-of-Summer Recap
As Labor Day passes, itís time to take stock of recent events and how theyíll impact planning for next year. Erik Keller analyzes the major moves of the past few months and what it means for business plans in this weekís post to his SandHill.com Blog, The Software Critic.
Enterprise 2.0: More than Just a Nose Job
This week, a new blog debuts from SandHill.com: The Enterprise 2.0 Vision. As debate continues about whatñ if anything ñ Enterprise 2.0 is exactly, Vinnie Mirchandani of Deal Architect offers his perspective on what software vendors need to offer in order to aid in its construction. Like the Bionic Man, Enterprise 2.0 requires a thorough re-building, not just a nose job.
Publish Your Perspectives!
The SandHill.com Blog wants your opinions. Send your thoughts on the enterprise software industry to firstname.lastname@example.org and weíll publish them in our blog.
Getting the Most from Open Innovation
A typical large company can no longer rely solely on its own resources. Creation networks are a promising way to move beyond them. Read more about ìCreation Netsî in this article from The McKinsey Quarterly.
Poll: A Microsoft Buyout?
The Financial Times of London recently argued that a group of private equity companies could team to buyout Microsoft. Could it happen?
Last week, SandHill.com readers gave their opinions as to who will be the top ìTech Titanî in 2011.
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