NetSuite CEO Zach Nelson claims SuccessFactors is a NetSuite customer. SAP says it runs on ByDesign now. Who's right?
Software as Services
In the best-informed blog on software-as-a-service and on-demand business applications, Phil Wainewright cuts through the vendor spin, analyzes the trends to watch and adds his thought-provoking insights.
Since 1998, Phil Wainewright has been a thought leader in cloud computing as a blogger, analyst and consultant.
Enterprises are being sold over-specified, inefficient private cloud infrastructure that will end up as shelfware, a conference heard last week.
Europe needs growth and cloud computing has a role to play. But are policy makers too eager for rapid results? An event later this month may yield some answers.
Why a new, digitally enabled, contract-based online business model is disrupting long-established enterprises.
Cisco's track record with software tells us the company will not survive the shift to software-defined networking
Read my analysis of today's news in the blog post I published last November ... the trouble with prescience is that people forget too easily these days
Siri's approach to deciphering voice recognition has lessons for SaaS vendors who are debating how to mine their stores of big data for value.
Adoption of cloud in the enterprise is disruptive in a bad way for IT and in a good way for business. No wonder IT wants to put the brakes on.
Lord Sugar's apprentices are learning how to be entrepreneurs in a parallel, non-digital reality where no one ever dreams of using their smartphone to look something up on Google
Appirio's latest funding is a new bell tolling for today's top integrators, a warning signal that, rather than acquiring these cloud upstarts, they may indeed be challenged and replaced by them.