7 Tips For A Successful Enterprise Software Implementation

7 Tips For A Successful Enterprise Software Implementation
Purchasing a new enterprise application is an important step your company can take toward becoming a better business. But like all new workplace initiatives, just because you build it doesn't mean that they will come. To ensure that your enterprise …
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Buyout firms get SaaS-y with enterprise software providers
A takeover of Salesforce.com Inc. (CRM) would be a landmark in the annals of enterprise software M&A, with a value likely exceeding $ 60 billion with a premium. Only an exclusive group of companies — like Larry Ellison's Oracle Corp. (ORCL), which …
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Latest Cloud Software News

Cloudcomputing security startup Threat Stack names new CEO
Threat Stack, a growing digital security company based in Cambridge, has hired its third chief executive as it seeks to add more customers in the cloud-computing sector. Brian Ahern, formerly the founder and CEO of Foxborough-based security company …
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EMC to acquire Maryland-based cloud software company for .2B
Hopkinton storage company EMC said Tuesday that it would acquire Maryland-based cloud software company Virtusteam for $ 1.2 billion in cash. The deal is expected to close by this fall. Virustream will form EMC's (NYSE: EMC) new managed cloud services …
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Why Amazon dominates cloud computing yet should not be your knee-jerk choice
Will Amazon ultimately dominate the public cloud and IaaS? It's perhaps the prime question now on the minds of IT strategists today as they develop their organization's digital roadmap, for key reasons we'll examine below.
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Latest Enterprise Software News

The benefits of doing a detailed enterprise software requirements analysis
When developing requirements for purchasing enterprise software, organizations often struggle to decide how much detail to capture. The more detailed requirements are, the more time and money it takes to collect, document and manage them. Is it worth …
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When to keep, upgrade or replace enterprise software
Suppose needs have changed and existing software is no longer a good fit. Maybe the current software version is getting too old. Perhaps it's time to consider the cloud. How do you decide if enterprise software should be kept, upgraded or replaced?
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Latest Enterprise Software News

On Apple's Enterprisey Focus–They Just Might Be The Enterprise Software Outlier
Apple isn't really known as an enterprise vendor, but rather as a consumer one that people like to use in an enterprise setting. Apple traditionally hasn't set itself up well to sell into enterprise – they don't follow the technology enterprise norms …
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3 ways to minimize enterprise software selection risk
Enterprise software selections contain hundreds or thousands of requirements. The most practical way to handle such large numbers of requirements is to use an evaluation system. The output is a deterministic data driven decision, typically ranking …
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CONTACT CENTERS BMC Debuts Remedy 9 for 'People-Centered' IT
It's important to provide IT services that are as quick and easy to deploy as are, say, an Android phone app or an Amazon service, said Young, who focuses on end-point devices, IT service management and client virtualization software · Relevant …
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Latest Enterprise Software News

SirionLabs Named Among 20 Most Promising Enterprise Software Providers
TROY, Mich.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SirionLabs, a pioneering enterprise SaaS provider focusing on post-signature management of complex services, today announced that it has been featured in SiliconIndia magazine's May edition dedicated to the “20 Most …
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ENTERPRISE SOFTWARE BMC Debuts Remedy 9 for 'People-Centered' IT
Remedy Service Management 9.0, the new IT service management (ITSM) platform from BMC, is designed to provide both IT managers and end users with a more intuitive, consumer-type experience. BMC announced the release of the new platform, which it …
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Using process to eliminate bias when selecting enterprise software

Using process to eliminate bias when selecting enterprise software
So the judge decides, and the accused is sentenced. That wouldn't be due process, would it? If this process is shocking in a courtroom, why is it acceptable when selecting enterprise software? Substitute the prosecutor above for an aggressive and slick …
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DARPA Turns To Games To Hunt Software Bugs
The goal is to greatly increase the number of people participating in formal verification, the process by which software is rigorously analyzed to look for potential exploits, according to DARPA. Although much of the heavy lifting required by the …
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How to avoid common enterprise software selection risks
Organizations always seek a return on enterprise software investments. All too often, that planned ROI doesn't materialize because the best-fit software is not selected. This article examines the more common software selection risks, along with …
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