Selling to Crazy-Busy Prospects
Jill Konrath of Selling to Big Companies explores the challenges of capturing the attention of today's frenzied buyers in this post to the SandHill.com Blog on software sales.
Copyright Your GUI?
Jeremy Aber, founder of Aber Law Firm, discusses the importance of considering copyright protection for your software’s graphic user interface in this post to the SandHill.com Blog on best practices in operations.
Successful Business Software Services in the Cloud: Interview with Workday VP of Development
Kamesh Pemmaraju speaks with Workday’s VP of Development Petros Dermetzis about building a successful cloud-based business software service in this post to the SandHill.com Blog on cloud collaboration.
Using Rivalry to Spur Innovation
Productive rivalry stimulated artistic innovation during the Renaissance, and according to the director of General Electric's Global Research Group, it also has helped his company develop better products and services. Read more in this article from The McKinsey Quarterly.
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Top Stories from the Past Week
- Beinoff Donates $100mil for UCSF Hospital (SFGate)
- HP, Verizon, GE Present Decidedly Cloudy IT Forecast (eWeek)
- Big IT Vendors Turning to Mergers to Help Take on Cloud (SFGate)
- The Open Source Tea Party (ZDNet)
- DOJ involvement in whistleblower case turns up heat on Oracle (ComputerWorld)
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M&A Deals: Consoma acquires cloud vendor Compiere.
Executive Moves: Ron Reed moves up to Chief Executive Officer at Adesso Solutions.
Quote of the Week
“We can't stop children from getting sick, but we can make sure they have not only the best doctors, which they have now, but they really need a new facility specially designed for kids.”
- Lynne Benioff, Salesforce.com founder Marc Benioff’s wife on their $100 million donation to UCSF
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