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September 28, 2016
This week's Pulse is sponsored by Gemalto

What you should know about being a CEO

Derek Collison

Derek Collison
Founder and CEO

Being a CEO is associated with power, leadership, control, authority and success. The CEO of Apcera, who previously held executive positions at some of Silicon Valley’s most prominent companies, discusses how his perception of the title has changed and what he’s learned through his transition from CTO to CEO.

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Problem solving for business improvement

Robert O. Martichenko

Robert O. Martichenko
LeanCor Supply Chain Group

Organizations strive to continuously improve to remain competitive and profitable but struggle to solve problems that result in significant improvement. This article discusses the four stages of problem-solving maturity that organizations need to progress through to achieve advanced supply-chain performance.

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Cloud strategic sourcing solution benefits

Stan Garber

Stan Garber
Co-founder, Chief Customer Officer and President
Scout RFP

Companies are increasingly investing in upstream strategic-sourcing technology. This article discusses how cloud strategic-sourcing solutions enable more informed, faster purchasing decisions and gives an example of how an intuitive sourcing platform transformed a company’s procurement process.

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Case study on improving SaaS customer retention

7Geese Case Study

7Geese is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company with many sources of customer data at its disposal. But these sources were disconnected from each other, so there were few opportunities to analyze and act on the data in a useful way. This case study explains how 7Geese changed that situation.

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At this conference, renowned analyst Amy Konary, research vice president, Software Licensing and Mobile Enterprise Applications, IDC, will be joined by Mark Seery, senior director, Strategy and Corporate Development, Juniper Networks, to discuss how the focus on cloud and virtualization are expediting the adoption of new software business models and what this means for intelligent device vendors and software providers. Mark will talk about the software business models and monetization approaches that Juniper Networks has implemented to successfully launch and grow innovative new businesses.

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This Week's Sponsor: Gemalto


GemaltoAbout Gemalto Sentinel Software Monetization

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