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Finally, True Born-on-the-Cloud Application Platforms

by Yefim Natis  |  March 13, 2016

Current cloud application platforms for enterprise software are like "radio on TV". Like early TV programs that showed a (radio) announcer reading news off a page, the current aPaaS take...

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Mobile Offline: Back to the Future

by Robert Desisto  |  January 8, 2016

Roughly 3 years ago I started receiving Gartner client inquires about support CRM apps supporting mobile offline mode access for smartphones and tablets. The two most common reasons were mobile salespeople needed access...

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The Cloud - When Breaking Up Is Easy to Do

by Andrew White  |  November 12, 2015

A story, reported in both US print editions of the Wall Street Journal and the Financial Times, suggests that Microsoft is going to assuage the recent European ruling that scrapped...

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The Gathering Storm: Information Governance in the Cloud

by Andrew White  |  October 9, 2015

For those of you that know me (or follow my blog), you will know that I don't shirk from a good argument.  In fact, in my youth, I loved to...

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The Great Firewall of Brussels

by Jay Heiser  |  October 6, 2015

Visiting Beijing last week, I found a surprisingly modern and comfortable city, but I was frustrated that I couldn’t Facebook my experiences in real time, because the government blocks access...

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Gartner Special Report: Defining Cloud SaaS Application Risks and Benefits

by Robert Desisto  |  June 29, 2015

Gartner has just released a Special Report: Defining Cloud SaaS Application Risks and Benefits.  The Special Report consists of a number specific research items that will help companies develop and successfully deliver...

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Are your kids ready for the SaaS puppy?

by Jay Heiser  |  June 4, 2015

Letting the line of business get a SaaS application is like giving your kids a puppy for Christmas. Hopefully, the new pet will provide a maturing experience, in which your youngsters learn...

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The Inexorable Rise of Self Service Data Integration

by Andrew White  |  May 22, 2015

let's keep this simple: "self-service", the art of moving work from supplier to customer, tends to reduce costs for a supplier and increase costs for the customer.  At the same...

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U.S. Productivity grew by more than 16% in the last quarter, up from 11% in previous (newspaper headlines, April 28, 2024)

by Andrew White  |  May 15, 2015

The newspaper article continues....”cost of living index down....standard of living up....Reduction in poverty....but income inequality appears to widen after 20 years of narrowing”. If ever you wanted a long bet,...

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Is the Definition of SaaS that Important?

by Robert Desisto  |  April 30, 2015

I often get calls from clients asking me if particular vendor is a true SaaS vendor or not. The problem is the answer is not that simple. Regardless of the...

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