By R "Ray" Wang on June 3, 2013
Will There Be A Come Back For NRN and Infosys? Infosys announced on June 1st, 2013, that Mr. N R Narayana Murthy (NRN), the legendary co-founder of Infosys who retired in August 2011 as Chairman Emeritus, has been appointed by the board as Executive Chairman and a director. From the press release: Mr. N R […]
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By Brian Sommer on April 27, 2010
Salesforce.com and VMWare made an announcement today that could auger big changes for Integrators, Outsourcers, Universities, IT professionals and CIOs. What was the fuss about VMForce?
Posted in Trends & Concepts | Tagged Cloud, CRM, Current Affairs, Future of Application Software, Implementing Technology, Outsourcing, Professional Services, SaaS, SaaS and Beyond, Selling Professional Services, Service Providers, Software development, Software Events, Software Vendors, software. applications, Think About IT
By Brian Sommer on April 15, 2010
Ann Landers frequently told readers to seek true love elsewhere. It looks like a number of big-name integrators, outsourcers, etc. have signed up with NetSuite, a SaaS application solution. It would appear that big service’s love for on-premise ERP is waning.
Posted in Technology / Software | Tagged Cloud, Current Affairs, India & Services, netsuite, Professional Services, SaaS, SaaS and Beyond, Selling & Marketing Software, Selling Professional Services, Service Providers, Software Marketing, Software Vendors, The Applications Market, Think About IT
By Brian Sommer on March 22, 2010
HR technologies, especially HR outsourcing solutions, appear to be changing a lot lately. Northgate Arinso is growing organically and inorganically to become a major player domestically and abroad.
By Brian Sommer on March 18, 2010
oDesk’s Brian Goler called to discuss the Inadvertent Freelancer concept. The discussion covered much more than oDesk’s abilities to help the modern freelancer.
By Brian Sommer on March 16, 2010
Compuware Changepoint has created a faster time to value solution for technology firms. PSA and PPM solutions are getting deeper vertical chops.
Posted in Technology / Software | Tagged Current Affairs, India & Services, PPM - Project Portfolio Management, Professional Services, project portfolio management, PSA - Professional Services Automation, Selling Professional Services, Service Providers, software as a service
By Brian Sommer on February 25, 2010
What differentiates one freelancer from another is their brand and how they present. Are you doing everything possible to speak to the prospect’s issues instead of speaking about yourself? Selling doesn’t have to be hard if you sell with your strengths: your subject matter expertise and your knowledge of the prospect.
Posted in Business | Tagged Contracting, Current Affairs, HR, marketing, PowerPoint, pr, pre-sales, Professional Services, Public speaking, sales, Selling Professional Services, Service Providers, Subject Matter Expert, Trade fair
By Brian Sommer on February 20, 2010
If you’ve got a service organization, do you know how it stacks up to others? Dave Hofferberth at SPI Research did a quick interview with Brian and shared a few nuggets from their latest (and quite detailed) report.
Posted in Business | Tagged CEO Interview, Current Affairs, India & Services, netsuite, Notable Research, PPM - Project Portfolio Management, Professional Services, PSA - Professional Services Automation, Service Providers, software as a service
By Brian Sommer on February 16, 2010
Few firms ever really tell you how to get ahead. Even those that do often leave out some critical information. If you’re lucky enough to get a job offer these days – read this post.