ThePulse Software - Cloud - Mobile
22 MAY 2013        
Cloud Computing SAAS Mobile Big Data Sales & Marketing Leadership
This week's issue brought to you by: SafeNet

Next-Generation Cloud Platform Models

Derek Collison

What will the next-generation cloud platform look like? What are the most significant cloud changes coming in the next couple of years? Apcera’s CEO shares his view of cloud trends. He also discusses why the industry must fix some difficult problems so that organizations can take advantage of the next-generation computing capabilities and explains why lines are blurring between IaaS, PaaS and SaaS delivery models.

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Private Capital Analytics

Jamie CohanHow can private securities investors and startups solve value calculation and accounting challenges? AllRounds’ CEO explains challenges encountered with the financial integrity of investments and how the company’s integrated private capital analytics system reduces risks and increases opportunities.

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Cloud Migration ROI

Ken CopasHow can organizations achieve ROI when migrating to the cloud and what are the biggest mistakes in cloud deployment plans? GlassHouse Technologies gives advice on deploying to the cloud, shares information on cloud trends and predicts the future of the cloud vendor landscape.

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Cloud Migration Trends

Rahul ChaudhariHow can companies accelerate their automated software testing?  In this article, the CEO of Qualitia, a platform with scriptless automated testing, explains testing differentiation in the market. He also shares his startup’s experiences in acquiring initial customers, determining pricing and other lessons learned.

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Software Renewals Tips

Christine HeckartWhat is Fast Data and what does it mean for software renewals and recurring revenue? ServiceSource’s CMO explains why many renewal sales teams are stuck in a data traffic jam and how locating the renewals business at the intersection of Big Data (volume) and Fast Data (velocity) can get them in the fast lane.

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Why BI Initiatives Fail

Howard DresnerThe fact is some business intelligence initiatives are left dangling. As this Dresner Advisory Services blog points out, companies invest millions in information infrastructure to support reporting teams, but often the executives don’t use it. What causes investments to have no return, even when the strategy is pushed down from the C-suite?

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Cloud Vendor Power Shifts

Jeff KaplanDemand for cloud solutions is fueling market opportunities for systems integrators and other service-oriented channel companies and threatens to commoditize and usurp market power of some of the largest software vendors. THINKstrategies gives the primary reason for this power shift.

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