Default image

Michael Singer

Michael Singer is a career coach, podcast host, and author to help you step into a career you're excited about. Currently, He is a coach and trainer helping entrepreneurs and executives achieve business and leadership success. He is also an award-winning business journalist focused on the intersection of technology, Big Data, Cloud, SaaS, SAP, and other trending technology.

NetSuite ‘Flexing’ Platform Muscles

NetSuite, which makes business management software offered as a service , has rolled out a set of tools to support a new vertical strategy. The San Mateo, Calif.-based company unveiled SuiteFlex, a new application development platform that allows programmers to…

Apex Gives SAP a Case of Vertigo

SAP  may be feeling the heat.The world’s largest vendor of ERP  software was quick to deprecate Apex, the new programming environment announced by Salesforce.com  this week.Apex is a Java-like programming environment that will allow developers to customize applications running on…

SAP Pushes Compliance as Strategy

SAP  wants companies to think of governance, risk and compliance (GRC) management in strategic terms. The leading vendor of enterprise software, based in Walldorf, Germany, introduced an integrated set of solutions to help enterprises manage their GRC issues. The solutions…

Salesforce: More Than Just a Pretty SaaS

Salesforce.com surprised analysts with a much stronger second quarter than expected. As impressive as the raw numbers, however, was the manner in which the leader in on-demand customer relationship management (CRM) software is diversifying its revenue streams. The company reported…

A Sales View of The Inside

Knowing how your products are selling can be a lot like waiting for results on election night. Exit polls can indicate general trends, but you won’t know exactly how many votes you got until all precincts have reported. In a…

Salesforce Serves Notice

Courtesy of Internetnews.com.Salesforce.com may not have deep enough pockets to get into the venture capital business the way rival SAP did last week, but it has found a way to leverage venture capital indirectly on its behalf. The provider of…

SAP Looks to Lure ISVs

SAP wants more independent software vendors (ISVs) to build applications on NetWeaver. The $125 million venture fund it announced should help lure them in.The company already has 1,000 ISVs building applications on its proprietary NetWeaver platform, with more than 1,500…

SAP and Oracle Go Another Round

SAP threw another blow at the body of rival software vendor Oracle, announcing that is offering technical support and a conversion roadmap for customers running Siebel software. On the eve of its Sapphire user conference beginning tomorrow in Orlando, Fla.,…