There were 7 blog postings during June (2013):
BonitaBPM 6 - engineering for growth
Bonitasoft launches version 6 of its BPM platform tomorrow – and there’s a lot of new code and capability on show. A completely new runtime engine and a new work portal are both reflections of the fact that the company is seeing bigger and more...
Neil Ward-Dutton, MWD Advisors | 4th June '13
Salesforce doubles down on marketing and analytics with two acquisitions in a week
Last week Salesforce.com raided its piggy bank by announcing not one but two acquisitions. It started the week with news of its impending $2.5 billion purchase of marketing software vendor ExactTarget and then soon after it announced the purchase of...
Helena Schwenk, MWD Advisors | 11th June '13
PegaWORLD 2013 impresses, but what's next?
A swaggering Pegasystems put on its annual customer event in Orlando last week. An audience of over 2,000 customers, partners and employees came together to dodge thunderstorms, play ping-pong and soak up some pretty compelling stories of...
Neil Ward-Dutton, MWD Advisors | 14th June '13
Social collaboration software: helping make the world smaller
Using technology to support collaboration in business is far from a new idea – the reason email is so well-entrenched, for example, is that we’ve been using it for decades. However, historically, business collaboration generally meant a small...
Angela Ashenden, MWD Advisors | 17th June '13
Microsoft & Yammer: still a long way to go
Yesterday was the first anniversary of Microsoft’s acquisition of the love-it-or-hate-it business social network vendor Yammer, which it bought for a cool $1.2 billion last summer. Reaction to the acquisition at the time was mixed, with some...
Angela Ashenden, MWD Advisors | 26th June '13
Birt Analytics steps up its focus on sales and marketing with new release
Actuate recently announced a new version of Birt Analytics, the in-memory visual analytics offering based on technology acquired from Spanish software provider Quiterian in 2012. The latest release (v 4.2) now includes several enhancements in the...
Helena Schwenk, MWD Advisors | 27th June '13
In praise of the silo
Every organisational feature—including silos—is an outcome of some kind of optimisation. By talking about trying to destroy silos, we’re denying the sometimes very rational reasons behind their creation. I’ve been travelling to conferences...
Neil Ward-Dutton, MWD Advisors | 28th June '13
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