By Michael Krigsman on September 24, 2012
Dreamforce was a huge cloud and social enterprise success, but salesforce.com still has challenges ahead.
By Sadagopan on September 20, 2012
I attended Dreamforce 2012, Salesforce.com’s 10th annual user conference, in San Francisco, and came away feeling very positive about the company, product and the possible solutions that can get conceptualized. With ~90,000 registered attendees, 350+ partner companies and ~750 sessions, Dreamforce 2012 could very well be the largest user conference by any IT company ever [...]
By Martijn Linssen on September 20, 2012
By Jarret Pazahanick on September 19, 2012
I recently had the opportunity to attend a briefing with 16 bloggers at the SAP Labs in Palo Alto. It was a day and a half session covering Cloud, Mobility and HANA although Stacey Fish was kind enough to set up some 1-1 meetings with the SAP HCM team so I swapped them for the [...]
Posted in Application Software, Enterprise, Featured Posts, Mobile | Tagged bydesign, cloud, HANA, HCM, hr_renewal, human_capital_management, saas, sapmentor, sap_developer_network, successfactors, syclo
By Rakesh Malhotra on September 14, 2012
The vast majority of enterprises that I talk to believe that the natural end state for cloud computing is a hybrid one. This means a combination of public/private/IaaS/PaaS/SaaS depending upon the needs of the business and the economics of the situation. Not surprisingly, this has caused legacy vendors to engage in large-scale cloud washing in [...]
By Ben Kepes on September 11, 2012
The annual Salesforce extravaganza DreamForce is just around the corner (disclosure, I’ll be attending DreamForce and Salesforce will be covering my T&E account) and with it comes my annual look forward and prediction of what is to come. For reference check out my previous prediction posts here and here. This
By Michael Krigsman on September 10, 2012
New research demonstrates the changing role of IT. Here is advice to ensure your IT organization is not marginalized as a consequence of these changes.
By Adron Hall on September 7, 2012
I was speaking with Krishan Subramanian (@krishnan) and Adam Seligman (@adamse) today. I love talking to these guys. They’re both smart, intelligent and upbeat guys. They see the positive things we’re all working toward and accomplishing in the technology space, specifically around PaaS, Cloud Computing and around the cultural implications of stronger technology communities, involvement …
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By Michael Krigsman on September 4, 2012
IT metrics can be a curse against innovation and becoming a strategic partner with the business. Here are steps you can take to escape the tyranny.
By Christian Reilly on September 4, 2012
It usually starts with some ghoulish headline about “big data” and ends in a look toward the heavens, accompanied by a shake of the head and a deep, woeful sigh. The kind of big data they are talking about is not applicable to me, not yet, maybe not ever. It hasn’t reached the point where [...]
By Michael Krigsman on August 27, 2012
A stellar panel of experts got together to discuss business innovation based on cloud, social, and mobile technologies. Watch the video here.
By Krishnan Subramanian on August 13, 2012
Last week, Pando Daily had an obituary written for Dell (previous CloudAve coverage) based entirely on their dismal performance in the consumer sector. In a week and a half, Dell will announce its second-quarter earnings results. Expect a bloodbath. In the first quarter, back in May, Dell gave the market a goose egg — analysts [...]
By Stan Swete on August 9, 2012
We use the object model to define both the structure of our applications (classes, relationships, and attributes) as well as the logic of our applications (methods). All parts of the object model are defined as metadata. Instead of the thousands of relational tables and millions of lines of code used to define traditional enterprise software, Workday applications consist of millions of metadata definitions
By Jacob Morgan on August 8, 2012
One of the common questions that business leaders want to know is what kind of an investment needs to be made in collaboration. In other words, what sort of a budget should they be planning for and where should this money be coming from? It seems that this topic isn’t as widely addressed as it [...]
Posted in Enterprise | Tagged collaboration, cost of employee collaboration, emergent collaboration costs, enterprise 2.0 costs, enterprise collaboration costs, guide to enterprise collaboration costs, social business costs