Email Due for a RebootApril 1, 2015
IBM and Microsoft are reinventing email with built-in analytics and other features that aim to make the aging app more relevant to how people work today.
Developing IoT Apps Is Easier Than You ThinkFebruary 26, 2015
Want to develop IoT apps but put off by the complexity? It's actually quite easy, if you let IoT development platforms do all of the heavy lifting.
5 Open Source Business Intelligence ToolsDecember 1, 2014
Open source business intelligence tools are beginning to gain traction in the enterprise.
10 Open Source ERP OptionsNovember 10, 2014
While the ERP market is dominated by software giants like SAP and Oracle, there are plenty of open source ERP options.
12 Open Source CRM OptionsSeptember 29, 2014
CRM isn't just limited to products from giants like Microsoft and Salesforce.com. There are a surprising number of open source options as well.
App Integration Underpins Customer EngagementSeptember 16, 2014
CRM tools won't improve customer engagement if they are not integrated with legacy systems like ERP. Fortunately, application integration is far easier than it used to be.
8 Keys to Enterprise App Store SuccessAugust 6, 2014
Want to launch an enterprise app store, but not sure where to begin? Experts offer advice that will help.
Wearable Tech Will Make Enterprise ImpactMay 15, 2014
Just as smartphones took the business world by storm, wearable technology will almost inevitably soon be found in the workplace.
How to Buy Social Customer Service SoftwareApril 16, 2014
As the importance of social customer service grows, so do the number of solutions designed to help companies provide it. Here's how to purchase one for your organization.
6 Big Business Intelligence MistakesMarch 17, 2014
Want a successful business intelligence implementation? Then make sure to avoid these six big BI mistakes.
DIY App Builders: a Buying GuideJanuary 21, 2014
Sophisticated technology makes it possible for even non-developers to create useful software applications. Here we list of a few of the available DIY app building programs.
10 Hot CRM StartupsJanuary 13, 2014
The mature enterprise CRM software category is again attracting startups, thanks to an infusion of cloud and mobile technologies.
3 Approaches to Building Mobile Apps: Which Is Best?December 26, 2013
There's more than one way to develop a mobile app, and enterprises are discovering that different types of apps may call for different development approaches.
CRM Software: Good, but Not EnoughOctober 15, 2013
Thanks to market maturity, most CRM software is pretty darned good, according to Ovum. But CRM software alone isn't enough to offer a good customer experience.
9 Social CRM Companies to WatchJuly 10, 2013
Experts say large CRM companies will continue to acquire or integrate social CRM solutions into their platforms. Here are nine startups providing such solutions.
5 Top Tablet Conferencing AppsJune 14, 2013
The tablet-based conferencing market includes giants like Cisco, Citrix and Adobe and up-and-comers like Fuze and Saba.
Tablets Boost Web Conferencing ConvenienceJune 11, 2013
Web conferencing is already a convenient way to attend presentations or collaborate with far-flung colleagues. It is even more convenient when done via a tablet.
HCM No Longer an ERP AfterthoughtMay 21, 2013
Human capital management is no longer an also-ran when it comes to ERP purchasing decisions. Increased interest in HCM is leading giants like Oracle and SAP to make changes in their products.
4 Hot Open Source Big Data ProjectsApril 30, 2013
There's more -- much more -- to the Big Data software ecosystem than Hadoop. Here are four open source projects that will help you get big benefits from Big Data.
Big Data + SaaS = Better MarketingMarch 26, 2013
Big Data apps, or BDAs, offer a new twist on software-as-a-service (SaaS) that will be especially valuable to marketers.
7 Apps for Social Media Monitoring on the GoMarch 6, 2013
Monitoring social media is a 24/7 job, which is why it's so important to use mobile apps for doing so. Here are seven interesting mobile social media monitoring apps.
Social Media Monitoring and Listening Tools: a PrimerJanuary 4, 2013
Interested in "social listening?" This beginners' guide to social media monitoring and listening tools tells you what you need to know.
Salesforce's Social Media Marketing PlayDecember 5, 2012
Salesforce hopes its Marketing Cloud, built on its acquisitions of Radian6 and Buddy Media, will appeal to CMOs who want to consolidate social media marketing activities.
Microsoft, Salesforce Battle in CRM Cloud SpaceJuly 7, 2010
The two organizations may call it a battle over CRM-related patents, but let's not forget, they are also competitors in the cloud-based CRM space.
ASPs Help Keep the Customer SatisfiedSeptember 3, 2002
Companies work hard to land new customers and then work even harder to figure out how to keep down costs for servicing those customers. From knowledgebases to live chats to hosted call centers, ASPs have the answer.
Web-Native ASPs Lay Down the GauntletJuly 24, 2002
Wielding weapons of speed of deployment, low-cost implementations and XML integration, Net-native ASPs are poised to challenge enterprise ISVs giants such as PeopleSoft, Siebel and SAP.
Salesforce to Be Reckoned WithMarch 7, 2002
In the land of enterprise software giants -- where the likes of Microsoft, PeopleSoft, Siebel and SAP roam -- Salesforce.com is gathering its resources and is planning to take on the titans head-on.
Appjuice Leaves the Data with the CustomerMay 1, 2001
The Amsterdam-based CRM ASP has found a way to ease the concerns of potential clients: It lets them host their own data.