How to Be “World-Class” in the Demand Generation
Everyone wants to be at the top of the game and Jeff Ogden of Find New Customers informs you of the most crucial component to being world class in the B2B demand generation in this post to the SandHill.com Blog on Best Practices: Software Marketing.
As computer technology continues to take over one appliance after another, Guy Smith of Silicon Strategies Marketing discusses how current views of video entertainment media are quickly becoming archaic in this post to the SandHill.com Blog on Emerging Market Opportunities.
Is Force.com Your Key to the Cloud?
Kamesh Pemmaraju interviews Alok Misra and Ian Gotts on their new book, Thinking of... Force.com as Your Key to the Cloud Kingdom? Ask the Smart Questions and discusses how and when a company should consider Force.com to resolve its cloud needs in this post to his SandHill.com Blog, Leaders in the Cloud.
A Better Way to Automate Service Operations
As service operations use IT to become more efficient across all processes and workflows, they will need to align their work practices with the strengths of automation. Learn more in this article from The McKinsey Quarterly.
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Top Stories from the Past Week
- Senate GOP blocks bill that would promote less outsourcing (Washington Post)
- Global CIO: Larry Ellison Is Rewriting the Golden Rule of IT Strategy (InformationWeek)
- ‘AngelGate’ Disrupts TechCrunch conference but no ‘Jerry Springer’ Moment (LA Times)
- CA Technologies To Acquire Hyperformix (InformationWeek)
- Oracle bypassed: Programmers fork OpenOffice (CNET)
The Latest Software Business News on SandHill.com
All Headlines: HP’s $130 billion gamble.
VC Activity: SAP founder invests $6 million in SaaS company Panaya.
M&A Deals: IBM to buy Blade Network Technologies.
Executive Moves: Ohio based IT solutions company Agilysys named Henry R. Bond Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.
Quote of the Week
“The best thing Congress can do for Americans right now is lower - not raise - the cost of creating good jobs... This bill would raise taxes on the very job creators that we hope will hire out-of-work Americans, which makes no sense, especially in the middle of a recession.”
- Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) on the death of the Senate outsourcing bill
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