FinancialForce showed me a neat and easy way to build Salesforce.com custom integrations. No coding required.
Dennis Howlett analyzing the issues faced by senior business practitioners who work with enterprise software.
Dennis Howlett has been providing comment and analysis on enterprise software since 1991 in a variety of European trade and professional journals including CFO Magazine, The Economist and Information Week. Today, apart from being a full time blogger on innovation for professional services organisations, he is a founding member of Enterprise Irregulars and an investor in a European start-up. Prior to, Dennis was technology and tax partner in a British firm of Chartered Accountants for 10 years. Prior to that held various senior finance roles across a broad range of industries.
When I think about Salesforce.com developers I think Heroku. It is much, much more. The magic comes from openness.
Salesforce.com is taking the unfiltered conversation route with customers. That's refreshing.
John Wookey, EVP Salesforce.com is re-imagining work or rather how work is rewarded and recognised. It is a big vision and one that is worth understanding.
Long time friend Vinnie Mirchandani and I discussed pieces of the content in Marc Benioff, CEO Salesforce.com's keynote.
Marc Benioff, CEO Salesforce.com did his usual Barnum & Bailey routine in the morning. But it was the late press/analyst session that revealed most of what we need to know. In doing so it reveals a humble company.
Rumors are flying that Sage has put its US operation on the block for sale. While nothing is confirmed, those rumors have not died down.
In less than 18 months, Appirio has assembled a developer community numbering 50,000, has commissioned over 400 challenges (projects) and generated more than $670,000 for those developers. What's the deal with CloudSpokes?
As 80,000 plus attendees prepare for Dreamforce, it's good to see that you can still have some gentle fun at the expense of a major vendor. And now...
Dreamforce 2012 is about to start and rumors abound about what will happen, what will be said and which will be the greatest party. Here is a selection of some of the latest and greatest.
Billing is a tough job. It sits in the middle of many processes yet has been something of a poor relation in ERP. NetSuite wants to change that.
PayPal's president is getting personally and publicly involved with account management. Enterprise software vendors should follow his example but will they?
Workday has finally disclosed its S-1 filing, a prelude to an IPO. Here is what it means and what the competitive landscape now looks like.
While Salesforce.com's Q2 exceeded market expectations, a collection of doubts over future growth meant the company's stock was punished. Should you be concerned?
As Workday's solutions mature they are starting to look like the Apple equivalent for the enterprise. Here's how