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diginomica 12/09/2019 10:45
Salesforce opens up its platform, bets on serverless and CIM. Mon, 12/09/2019 - 07:45. Summary:. Salesforce Evergreen and the CIM data model may have been the big news at Dreamforce. We spoke to CPO Bret Taylor and MuleSoft CTO Uri Sarid. . But just as significant for Salesforce customers is , a Kubernetes-based serverless environment that runs inside the Salesforce platform. For the first time, this means developers can use functions written in its proprietary Apex programming language alongside others created in open-source languages such as node.js and Java. As the event drew to a close, I caught up with Chief Product Officer Bret Taylor and also MuleSoft CTO Uri Sarid to get the low-down on these moves and others. of Taylor's tenure as CPO,
diginomica 12/09/2019 08:45
SAP Business ByDesign roadmap 2020 - the frog is turning into a prince. Mon, 12/09/2019 - 05:45. Summary:. SAP Business ByDesign has a new roadmap and an update for 2019. It not only makes for good reading/watching, it's how marketing should present in my opinion. It is some time since I reviewed the world of SAP Business ByDesign. That's hardly surprising since ByDesign has often been characterized as the Even so, and as has become a tradition at this time of year, Rainer Zinow, SVP product management for SAP mid-market solutions recently detailing progress in 2019 and roadmap information for 2020. Zinow is a rare constant at ByDesign that is unusual in the public face of SAP. As such, he speaks with confidence but without the arrogance so of.
diginomica 12/09/2019 06:35
Taking the self-driving enterprise for a spin - Aera CEO Fred Laluyaux on learning from users, building a category and not being Siebel. Mon, 12/09/2019 - 03:35. Summary:. It's been two years of building technology, proving value and learning lessons en route; now it's time to scale up the noise level. on the progress of Cognitive Automation start-up Aera.
diginomica 12/09/2019 00:58
Enterprise hits and misses - AWS blows off the multi-cloud at re:Invent, while the robots-jobs debate gets an optimistic entry. Sun, 12/08/2019 - 21:58. Summary:. This week - Amazon doubles down on its cloud dominance at AWS re:Invent. The robots-and-jobs debate gets an optimist entry, and the anti-password identity movement picks up steam. Your whiffs include a $100,000 banana, and yeah, Peloton. by Jerry Bowles. MyPOV : Jerry breaks down a jobs study so optimistic, you'd think that robots were hiring unemployed humans off of street corners, and then conducting the survey. To be fair, plenty of jobs reports are not as sunny as this one from Sykes Enterprises. Jerry quotes Ian Barkin, Sykes' chief strategy and marketing officer,. What we found i.
diginomica 12/06/2019 13:15
Fall event highlight - Steve Wilson says digital identity is dead, so where do we go from here? Fri, 12/06/2019 - 10:15. Summary:. Nothing is rarer in the enterprise than a provocateur with substance. Could Constellation's Steve Wilson be one of those? At the Connected Enterprise 2019 event, I put Wilson to the podcast test - pressing him for context on "Identity is Dead." He didn't disappoint. 's Connected Enterprise 2019, , VP, Principal Analyst and the man responsible for that zinger, was my perfect foil. Why? He publishes provocative blogs in the public domain (e.g. ), informed by deeper research we may not have access to. If you call a blog post "Identity is Dead," I'm going to press you on what comes next. Same with Wilson's longstandin.
diginomica 12/06/2019 06:37
Is Lands End's cliffhanger crisis over as retailer finds firmer ground for uni-channel growth? Fri, 12/06/2019 - 03:37. Summary:. Lands End looks to have taken a data-driven step back from the edge of the cliff, but is it really on solid ground at last? , is at last on firmer ground? Wall Street certainly thought so this week as the stock price soared 21% on some decent Q3 numbers that saw essentially flat revenues of $340 million and a 9% year-on-year profit boost to $3.6 million.
diginomica 12/06/2019 05:55
Moving past the 'growing pains' of 2019 - Zuora CEO Tien Tzuo talks customer diversity, product integration and the platform take-up. Fri, 12/06/2019 - 02:55. Summary:. 2019 has seen some execution challenges for Zuora as its customer footprint grows in breadth and size. :. We made an early bid that the subscription business models pioneered by SaaS, media and technology companies would eventually spread to every industry and we see validation of this every day in the business headlines, in the analyst reports and most importantly in our customer base. Zuora turned in Q320 numbers yesterday with total revenue running at $71.8 million, an increase of 17% year-on-year, while subscription revenue was $54.0 million, an increase of 25% year-on-year.
diginomica 12/06/2019 03:45
Who’s afraid of losing their job to a robot? Not most American workers, new study claims. Fri, 12/06/2019 - 00:45. Summary:. Methinks, they don’t protest nearly enough. Despite the steady stream of gloomy reports (some of them ) suggesting that automation will replace thousands of jobs over the next few decades, (not to mention the unlikely presidential campaign of entrepreneur Andrew Yang, whose major policy idea is a basic universal income to help workers who lose their jobs to robots), American workers remain surprisingly sanguine about the future of work. in 2018 that found that Americans expect widespread job automation in the coming decades. About eight-in-ten U.S. adults (82%) said that by 2050, robots and computers will definitely or p.
diginomica 12/05/2019 15:16
The 2020 enterprise software un-predictions. Thu, 12/05/2019 - 12:16. Summary:. Had your fill of smug, obvious and self-congratulatory tech predictions? You've come to the right place. At diginomica, we don't play the predictions game - but Brian and Jon have your un-predictions covered. , or we're all in trouble. Enjoy! Top 11 Un-Predictions for 2020. 1. A courageous Silicon Valley firm makes news when it hires its first over-50-year-old coder. 2. An ERP vendor's development team goes into crisis when its new intelligent analytics solution suggests that the "next best action" is to destroy itself. 3. WeWork, a purveyor of office space, rebrands to be a provider of frat houses. They claim it will be a "smooth transition" for its brand image. 4.
diginomica 12/05/2019 07:23
Jazz Pharmaceuticals goes SAP S/4HANA on private AWS. Thu, 12/05/2019 - 04:23. Summary:. Early team building and owning the projecct paid off handsomely in this S/4HANA greenfield project - bu there's more. at SAP's UKI Quality Awards in the Business Transformation Category for its greenfield S/4HANA implementation. At this year's UK&Ireland SAP Connect event, I sat down with John Mahon, Executive Director, IT Technical Operations & Finance, Jazz Pharmaceuticals, to discuss the firm's greenfield SAP S/4HANA project that was delivered in a breakneck 11 months across five sites. Jazz successfully ran its business on Microsoft AX, but the version it was using goes end of life in 2021.
diginomica 12/05/2019 02:17
NetSuite's next steps - a conversation with founder Evan Goldberg. Wed, 12/04/2019 - 23:17. Summary:. A chance to catch up with NetSuite founder (and Oracle EVP) Evan Goldberg recently. We discussed a number of topics re: international expansion, vertical support, technology stack changes and more. in July 2016. Oracle has been quite committed in making NetSuite a key part of its cloud applications strategy. A couple of months ago, after Oracle’s OpenWorld event, I put together a 3-part piece on Oracle’s new, strong positioning in cloud ERP:. NetSuite figures into that story as its cloud chops in the mid-market and SMB space are considerable. I wanted to get a bit more on the NetSuite story of late and recently got some time with NetSuite found.
diginomica 12/05/2019 01:54
Don't ask for attention, earn it - how to make better sales videos and emails using the loyalty loop. Wed, 12/04/2019 - 22:54. Summary:. What's the biggest mistake in sales and marketing today? How about: "We want 30 minutes of our audience’s attention without earning it." Here's how Andrew Davis advises companies to change their video and email marketing. , a media and marketing strategist, said that most initial sales communications do not offer a good experience overall. In his session at Vidyard’s called “Creating Sales Videos that Pique Curiosity and Inspire Action,” he went through examples with two companies, and helped them learn how to get better at earning attention. What’s wrong with sales communications. To help understand what the
diginomica 12/04/2019 08:13
Workday posts strong Q3, cautiously eyes growth in financials. Wed, 12/04/2019 - 05:13. Summary:. Cautious optimism as Workday posts strong Q3 results and CEO Aneel Bhusri looks ahead to its financials products finding favor with the Fortune 500. also helps round out the proposition to the CFO, he added:. I think the last piece that has come more and more recently has been in the area of procurement and the chief procurement officer.
diginomica 12/04/2019 06:26
Salesforce co-CEOs talk customers, Tableau and having "our own Brexit" as Q3 revenues rise 33%. Wed, 12/04/2019 - 03:26. Summary:. Salesforce's Q3 numbers show strong revenue growth, but a slip into the red on the back of acquisition activity. , but Wall Street was initially more downbeat after a cut in forward-looking guidance as the firm announced strong Q3 revenue growth of 33%. The firm beat analyst expectations on revenue, up to $4.513 billion from $3.39 billion a year ago, but turned in a loss of $109 million against a profit of $105 million for the comparable period.

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