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Cloud ERP Showdown to Heat Up With SAP ByDesign on HANA

by Robert Anderson  |  April 22, 2015

I recently met with Dr. Michael Schmidt and Rainer Zinow, both principals from SAP's cloud-based ByDesign ERP team and can only conclude that contrary to much editorial speculation over the...

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Two Great Calls This Week: NetSuite and SaaSMAX

by Robert Anderson  |  February 13, 2015

Great to be checking back in with everyone.  Since my introductory blog post, I've spent time with NetSuite and SaaSMAX, an up-and-coming provider that I've begun to track in my...

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DBMS Legacies are Very Sticky

by Merv Adrian  |  December 18, 2014

Donald Feinberg (@Brazingo) & Merv Adrian (@merv) Every so often, there’s a wave of interest in the “imminent retirement” of one or more legacy database management systems (DBMS). Usually, it’s...

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Hadoop 2013 - Part Four: Players

by Merv Adrian  |  March 8, 2013

The first three posts in this series talked about performance,  projects and platforms as key themes in what is beginning to feel like a  watershed year for Hadoop. All three are reflected in...

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2012 Sales Force Automation Magic Quadrant Released

by Robert Desisto  |  July 19, 2012

The 2012 Sales Force Automation Magic Quadrant is officially published. We had one new leader emerge, one vendor drop from inclusion and a new product added that was not included...

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The End of One Era and the Beginning of Another

by Jim Holincheck  |  December 6, 2011

As I reflect on SAP’s agreement to acquire SuccessFactors, it takes me back to 2004.  At the end of that year, after a long, bitter takeover battle, Oracle finally acquired...

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2011 Sales Force Automation Magic Quadrant Released

by Robert Desisto  |  July 18, 2011

Check out the 2011 Sales Force Automation Magic Quadrant (released on July 15th, 2011). Mobility continues to grow in importance for users; therefore, it has also become a more critical...

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Gartner on SAP in South Africa.

by Thomas Otter  |  May 5, 2011

I'm heading down to South Africa for the Gartner on SAP event, at Sun City 1 and 2 of June. This is the third time I've been to the event....

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SAP Q1 2011. Some thoughts.

by Thomas Otter  |  April 28, 2011

We had a couple of meetings today with SAP execs and internally  to discuss the SAP results and Donald Feinberg (SAP lead) John Rizzuto (Gartner Invest) and I figured we'd...

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SAP Offers Further Details on New CRM SaaS Offering

by Robert Desisto  |  March 7, 2011

On 1 March 2011, SAP previewed its updated Sales OnDemand solution at CeBIT 2011 in Hanover, Germany. Neither pricing nor an official release date has been determined, but the product...

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