ThePulse Software - Cloud - Mobile
10 October 2012
Cloud Computing SAAS Mobile Big Data Sales & Marketing Leadership
This week's issue brought to you by: Actian

Putin and the Cloud

JACQUELINE VANACEKJacqueline Vanacek, SAP VP, cloud evangelist, & U.S. Commissioner on the Federal and State-Local Cloud Commissions to transform government, blogs about her recent presentation in Europe on the joint Sand Hill/SAP study on cloud job potential worldwide.

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Windows 8 Transition

JAMES MOREHEADNot sure if your small or midsize business should be an early adopter or wait to transition to Windows 8? The VP of product management at discusses opportunities and risks.

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Cloud Server Security

ANDREW HAYWhat security issues do you need to consider when moving servers to public or hybrid clouds? CloudPassage discusses five top concerns and what to do about them.

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QA Team Integration

MANUEL CUBILLO ARIASThere are advantages to setting up a stand-alone QA team within a software development company instead of outsourcing the QA testing, but it is not an easy task. Avantica’s QA manager discusses how to analyze organizational and development processes to avoid challenges.

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New White Paper: Clarizen & WalkMe Case Study


Clarizen, a SaaS project management software company, had a challenge with converting free-trial users to paid users. Read the case study of how WalkMe helped them address this challenge and also achieve other benefits.

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This Week's Sponsor: Actian


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