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

5 Recurring-Revenue Model Keys to Success

Kimberly Odom

The SaaS subscription model has transformed the software industry. Unless your organization is equipped to succeed in this new world of recurring revenue, you risk being left behind. This was the premise behind a recent webinar led by Kimberly Odom, director - vertical marketing, software industry at NetSuite. She discusses five keys to success that have allowed NetSuite to achieve rapid growth.

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Big Data & CRM Platform

Umberto Milletti“Marketing techniques that worked in the past won’t work in the future because the buyer behavior has changed,” says Umberto Milletti, InsideView CEO. He discusses its CRM intelligence platform for sales and marketing, CRM trends, marketing automation and Big Data analytics for customer insights.

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Hadoop Deployment?

Hadoop/Big Data SurveySand Hill Group is doing a study on deployment of Hadoop in the enterprise. Please click here to take our short survey. Survey findings will be shared next month with those who complete the survey. You’ll also be entered for a chance to win a copy of our upcoming Big Data report.($1,995 value).

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Data Stewardship Platform

Rex AhlstromData governance solutions help raise the value of business data; but if there is no time component, how valuable is that data once it’s out of date? Rex Ahlstrom, BackOffice chief strategy officer, discusses three major benefits of a Data Stewardship Platform.

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Crowdsourced Funding Tips

Javier RojasJavier Rojas, Kennet Partners managing director, conducts discussions with founders whose capital-efficient businesses are “return leaders.” In this conversation with the former CEO of SDA/Cadence Design Systems, he discusses key criteria for using corporate crowdsourcing to launch a startup.

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Software Review Forum

Vinay BhagatVinay Bhagat, TrustRadius CEO, says that although it may sound scary to invite broad, honest and public commentary, it can be empowering as long as you have a generally well-received product and are willing to listen and react to feedback. He discusses three trends regarding embracing transparency.

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Notable Quote

question mark icon"In the Age of Data, organizations need... that rapidly turn big-data investments into value-creation engines."


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NASSCOM Product Conclave (NPC) '13


NASSCOM Product Conclave '13Register Now for NASSCOM Product Conclave (NPC) '13 – India’s Largest Software Products Conference

NPC '13 (October 28-30 in Bangalore) promises to break all records and set a new benchmark as a platform for product enthusiasts and professionals in India. Check out the Top 10 reasons to attend NPC '13. and the conference agenda (85 high-quality sessions over three days).Join at least 1,400 attendees at India’s largest industry software products conference.

Speakers – You’ll hear insights from 175 speakers including 10 major international tech hubs, including Silicon Valley, Seattle, Boston, London, Singapore, Los Angeles, Israel, Australia/NZ and even some of the top entrepreneurs from our neighboring Sri Lanka will be at the conference.

Networking – You’ll have ample opportunity and time over three days to network  with 20 VC firms, 7 accelerators, execs from 20 top-tier product companies and several angel investors. Everyone involved in the ecosystem will be there.

We are quickly running out of available tickets for the conference.

Register now and grab your seat - avoid last-minute disappointment.

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