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Salesforce.com Wants to Help You Transition to a Customer Company
Coincidentally or not, my industry analyst career started at about the same time that salesforce.com was founded, back in 1999. And boy, has the vocal cloud

salesforce boston  all salesforce.com editions. The Salesforce Chatter mobile application is free for all salesforce.com customers. Keeping ahead of the curve Salesforce.com is nowadays much more than a commoditized cloud CRM provider. In addition, the company’s AppExchange marketplace currently features over 1,700 solutions that have had 1.6 million installs and have contributed $700 million (USD) in total revenue to salesforce.com’s partner ecosystem. Reportedly, 70 percent of the Fortune 100 companies have installed

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Supply Chain Shorts for the Week of April 8, 2013


In this week’s Shorts, we talk about JDA’s release of JDA eight; Retails Solutions’ value proposition; and a recent visit to Oz Development. What have you been up to this week, supply chain-wise? Wandered off the beaten path and happened upon something interesting? Drop us a line or give us a call.JDA JDA has released JDA eight, as expected, which should be a terrific new platform—product, and

salesforce boston  ,  Sage , and Salesforce , as well as to  QuickBooks , and  Microsoft   Dynamics . Oz also offers, however, beyond these prebuilt integrations, a platform for companies to build their own integrations, as well as, of course, much more customized integrations that can be done for many other ERP, CRM, and homegrown systems. A typical customer for Oz seems to be  Big Agnes . When this manufacturer of tents, sleeping bags, and camping equipment implemented NetSuite, with an EDI solution from NetSuite Read More

Progress Exchange 2013 Part Two: Will Pacific be Progress Software’s PaaS to Relevance?


By P.J. Jakovljevic (see bio) and Bob Eastman (see bio) Last week in the TEC blog, we discussed Progress Software’s history and current focus. The company has experienced many changes in the last couple of years, including divestiture of some large assets (including Sonic, Actional, and DataXtend), and a new focus. We also mentioned the Progress Exchange 2013 conference earlier this month

salesforce boston  the low end, the Salesforce Platform in the middle, and Oracle and SAP HANA on the top end. We expect IBM , HP , Cisco , etc. to become disruptive forces as well. This will not be an easy path forward for Progress, but perhaps now that the rest of world is catching up with the cloud Progress has a chance in light of its global presence and affordable price point? Also, major ERP OpenEdge partners like QAD , ProALPHA , Aptean (with the OpenEdge ERP products in the portfolio), and TOTVUS remain loyal and Read More

UNIT4: The (Largely) Untold Story - Part 1


February and bleak mid-winters are not exactly the high season for software user conferences in North America, and thus I accepted the invitation by UNIT4 (formerly Unit 4 Agresso), the second-largest business applications provider in continental Europe, to its UK 2010 user conference. The attraction, in addition to the Celtic Manor Resort in lush South

salesforce boston  deployed in conjunction with Salesforce CRM (or  Sales Cloud 2 ), clients are provided with an integrated/unified  data model , and the ability to leverage Force.com’s strong customization, visualization (reporting and dashboard), and workflow capabilities. My initial quandary about this joint venture was about what all this might mean to the  on-premise  CODA offerings. Namely, the apparent statements of commitment by both UNIT4 and Salesforce.com, and the fact that CODA’s Chairman Jeremy Roche Read More

Servigistics and MCA Solutions Join Forces on "Super Tuesday"




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Informatica Adding a Cloud Workflow Angle to Data Integration


Informatica Corporation, an independent provider of data integration software, recently acquired Active Endpoints, a private business process management (BPM) provider. As a public company with over $800 million in annual revenue and over $500 million in cash, Informatica seems to be a great new home for Active Endpoints’ technology and customers. Not only will Active Endpoints technology be

salesforce boston  Spring 2013 portfolio. These Salesforce Platform –based workflow products are in tune with Informatica’s data integration involvement in salesforce.com ’s ecosystem. This combination of Informatica’s data integration and data management capabilities in the cloud with Active Endpoints’ business process automation (BPA) platform could be a great value prop over a slew of other data integration products at Salesforce AppExchange (and elsewhere). Every enterprise, large and small, could benefit Read More

War Looms in the On-demand CRM Market (and Beyond)-But Will You Profit from It?


Salesforce.com is now an almost unstoppable force in the world of on-demand customer relationship management. However, it may be the architect of its own downfall—and Microsoft is poised to take advantage. But will you profit from the Salesforce.com-versus-Microsoft war?

salesforce boston  (SFA), under the brand Salesforce SFA partner relationship management (PRM), under the brand Salesforce Partner Networks marketing automation, under the brand Salesforce Marketing customer service and support automation, under the brand Salesforce Service & Support . Salesforce.com has also had success in targeting multiple market segments, via different editions of its service (the latter three introduced during fiscal 2007): Group Edition (formerly Team Edition ), which is targeted to up to five Read More

Salesforce Marketing Cloud Unveiled Today


Today at Dreamforce Salesforce introduced the Marketing Cloud. The platform offers several capabilities that appear to be handy for marketers. Social listening enables users to gain real-time insight into more than 400 million social sources. Social content facilitates the publishing of content on venues that are close to customers (social networks, mobile apps, or Web sites). Social engagement

salesforce boston  Today Today at Dreamforce Salesforce introduced the  Marketing Cloud . The platform offers several capabilities that appear to be handy for marketers. Social listening enables users to gain real-time insight into more than 400 million social sources. Social content facilitates the publishing of content on venues that are close to customers (social networks, mobile apps, or Web sites). Social engagement allows for multichannel communication with customers. Social advertising enables marketing teams to Read More

Salesforce.com Launches Salesforce Wear


Wearable technologies and the Internet of Things (IoT) are the “next big thing” in enterprise software. To that end, CRM software platform Salesforce.com recently launched Salesforce Wear, its initiative for wearable computing in the enterprise. With wearable IoT tools, companies can discover new ways to market, sell, service, and design products.

salesforce boston  com Launches Salesforce Wear Wearable technologies and the Internet of Things (IoT) are the “next big thing” in enterprise software (being not just a consumer phenomenon). To that end, cloud customer relationship management (CRM) software platform Salesforce.com recently launched Salesforce Wear , its initiative for wearable computing in the enterprise. The company has for some time been talking about its “Internet of Customer” approach (its concrete IoT deployment), whereby behind every Read More

Maximizer CRM 12: Salesforce Automation Certification Report


Maximizer CRM 12 is now TEC Certified for online evaluation of salesforce automation (SFA) solutions in the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Evaluation Center. The certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations relying on the integrity of TEC research for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this report for product highlights, competitive analysis, product analysis, and in-depth analyst commentary.

salesforce boston  CRM 12: Salesforce Automation Certification Report Maximizer CRM 12 is now TEC Certified for online evaluation of salesforce automation (SFA) solutions in the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Evaluation Center. The certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations relying on the integrity of TEC research for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this report for product highlights, competitive analysis, product analysis, and in-depth analyst commentary. Read More

Salesforce for Google Apps: Running Your Business Just Got Easier


How much time do you waste juggling multiple applications or searching for documents instead of focusing on your customers and prospects? Salesforce.com and Google, two software-as-a-service (SaaS) providers, have teamed up to bring together Web-based business applications that can streamline communication and collaboration. Find out how to take advantage of the benefits of SaaS to meet more of your business needs.

salesforce boston  for Google Apps: Running Your Business Just Got Easier How much time do you waste juggling multiple applications or searching for documents instead of focusing on your customers and prospects? Salesforce.com and Google, two software-as-a-service (SaaS) providers, have teamed up to bring together Web-based business applications that can streamline communication and collaboration. Find out how to take advantage of the benefits of SaaS to meet more of your business needs. Read More

UNIT4 and Multitenancy


Among the interesting developments at the recent Grape Escape event in Boston was the announcement of UNIT4’s multitenant model for its Agresso ERP offering, which generated a great deal of discussion, if not some controversy. So, UNIT4 boasts five key deployment capabilities for Agresso ERP: A virtual machine (VM) environment option A private cloud environment option An

salesforce boston  and Multitenancy Among the interesting developments at the recent Grape Escape event in Boston was the announcement of UNIT4 ’s multitenant model for its Agresso ERP offering , which generated a great deal of discussion, if not some controversy. So, UNIT4 boasts five key deployment capabilities for Agresso ERP: A virtual machine (VM) environment option A private cloud environment option An Intel-Agent data privacy protection A redundant Web backbone and data storage component A shared service Read More

Enhanced Social and Mobile Capabilities for Concurforce


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salesforce boston  a one-click expense report. Salesforce Chatter integration—TripIt Pro itineraries and Concurforce notifications are automatically posted to Salesforce Chatter, increasing collaboration on business trips, agendas, and content to save time and help employees work more efficiently with their colleagues. Cash expenses such as tips or taxi fares can be quickly added to an expense report. Receipt images can easily be captured with the phone’s camera, and credit card charges are automatically included in Read More

RuleStream Corporation


RuleStream is a privately held corporation founded in 1999 by leading experts of the Knowledge-based Engineering industry—an industry that did the right thing in the wrong way for almost 20 years. RuleStream has invented a patent-pending technology to turn a service business into an off-the-shelf enterprise software product business. The product, the RuleStream® system, captures product related rules to automate key business processes, thus delivering an unbeatable competitive advantage to every manufacturer that chooses to use it. The company is headquartered in Boston, has a technical center in Cleveland, and has established field operations in North America through offices in Boston, Cleveland, Detroit, Dallas, San Jose, Washington D.C., and Seattle. It is funded by Masthead Venture Partners.

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In August 2011, TEC Principal Analyst P.J. Jakovljevic experienced the 11th Vendor Shootout for ERP first-hand. Plex Systems, IQMS, and abas-USA presented directly, while Infor ERP SyteLine, Epicor ERP, Microsoft Dynamics AX, SAP Business ByDesign, and Oracle JD Edwards were represented by partners. Log in to read P.J.'s report on the event, and find out why this strange "co-opetition" works for both users and vendors.

salesforce boston  Vendor Shootout for ERP Events Over the last few years I have repeatedly seen the Vendor Shootout TM for ERP event banner ad appearing on the Technology Evaluation Centers ( TEC ) Web site and being promoted in TEC’s newsletters. In addition, I would come across mentions of the event in other industry magazines, press releases (PRs), social media feeds, Web site banners, and so on. Needless to say, I was curious about an event (not to say dismayed by my lack of insight) that even carried Read More