Can we please stop with the silly headlines about Infor-SalesLogix?

Can we please stop with the silly headlines about Infor-SalesLogix?

August 22, 2014 PartnerCompete
It is not about mounting a big challenge to the market leaders. An aggregator of old and declining software products has acquired another old and declining software product. That's all. A slew of headlines suggest this is big...this is a strategic…
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6 days agoCan we please stop with the silly headlines about Infor-SalesLogix?
Intuit indicates a coming explosion in cloud based accounting

Intuit indicates a coming explosion in cloud based accounting

August 22, 2014 PartnerCompete
There's a negative connotation to Intuit's earnings announcement today. The switch to subscriptions will cause revenue to shrink. But bigger picture....whoa is Saas ever taking off in the SMB market. Intuit is downgrading expectations in the near…
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6 days agoIntuit indicates a coming explosion in cloud based accounting
Disruptors emerge quickly, and where you least expect it.

Disruptors emerge quickly, and where you least expect it.

August 22, 2014 PartnerCompete
This is not a Dynamics specific point, but is about how quickly new companies emerge to challenge market leaders or just change markets. You've heard of Uber, right? Per Wikipedia: Uber is a venture-funded startup and transportation network compa…
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6 days agoDisruptors emerge quickly, and where you least expect it.
Is it ok to say good things about Salesforce.com?

Is it ok to say good things about Salesforce.com?

August 22, 2014 PartnerCompete
By pretty much every metric, including the entirely bogus non-GAAP (aka non-real) figure, Salesforce.com had a great quarter. At one time in the past I was admonished for pointing that out. That story, of taking some heat for saying a positive thi…
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6 days agoIs it ok to say good things about Salesforce.com?
You built a great new product, but nobody knows how to use it

You built a great new product, but nobody knows how to use it

August 21, 2014 PartnerCompete
"Nobody" is a bit of an exaggeration, but real customer feedback says that SAP customers are puzzled about why they should buy the new product, and what value it can bring to their business. That's tough, especially when the product is the HANA in…
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7 days agoYou built a great new product, but nobody knows how to use it
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