In a report released today, Gartner said it believes that by 2020, 75 percent of application purchases by businesses will be related to building apps, rather than buying them. The report covered a very wide range of trends around enterprise software and services, including predictions around the shift to cloud services.
Progress Software has partnered with Logi Analytics to release a new custom analytics platform designed to unlock the value of operational data.
A guest post by Joel Schneider of Liberty Technology Advisors, Inc. on how teamwork creates a successful ERP implementation process.
The practical impact of Nadella's selection for enterprise IT buyers won't be known for some time. So much the better for poorly supported speculation!
Monolithic business applications (think late-90s ERP) made a certain amount of sense--all that functionality tightly integrated under one user interface. Unfortunately, as Ben Kepes points out, that interface usually stank.
Over the next few years, enterprise software providers will focus more on providing "enterprise-class support" for mobile data and applications on top of existing mobile architectures, predicts market research firm Gartner.
Tech is known for rapid change. Tony Byrne points out that some things stay the same. Byrne, of the Real Story Group, outlines six lessons for enterprise software buyers based on trends that have persisted for years and that will remain important in 2014 and beyond.
Microsoft continues to dominate a sluggish enterprise software market, according to the latest stats from IDC. Microsoft had a 17.1 percent share of the enterprise software market based on revenues in 2012, down from a 17.4 percent share in 2011.
The enterprise software behemoth Oracle has agreed to buy Acme Packet, a provider of session border controllers and other IP-based network products, for $29.25 per share, or a total of $1.7 billion, net of Acme Packet's cash.
LAS VEGAS-- When you think about Robert Bosch, you usually think hardware. But Bosch also has a large software unit that provides software stacks to enterprises looking to manage business processes, sensor outputs and big data.