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BigIdeas 2011: Of BigMachines’ Quantum Leap - Part 2
Part 1 of this blog series talked about my very first attendance of BigIdeas, BigMachines’ annual user conference that takes place in the fall in Chicago. I

accenture arriba acq  Channelinsight, InsideView Technologies, Accenture, DocuSign, Pierce Washington, EDL Consulting, Lumo Graphics , and Cloud9 were other sponsors and exhibitors. It was a bit surprising not to see Microstrategy and Right90 at this event, given established alliances, while the Microsoft Dynamics CRM partnership is still budding. The only apparent non-show was SAP , where Cincom Acquire ,  Configure One , and  Cameleon Software  for now seem to have the upper hand. About 70 percent of BigMachines cu

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