Innovative companies of today can no longer rely on CIOs whose purview doesn't extend past back-office server stacks. With the way tech is headed for nearly every industry – to the cloud – most enterprises need an IT exec at the front of the business with a solid understanding of the organization's core processes and how to better realize them, observed Kendra Von Esh, executive strategic advisor at Coupa, in this exclusive interview with FierceCIO.
The now-dissolved Hewlett-Packard reported its last quarterly financial report on Tuesday, disappointing Wall Street and providing a lackluster forecast for the two companies it was split into.
If there was any doubt that Workday intends to go head-to-head against the likes of Oracle and SAP in the financial management software market, the cloud company has now put those questions to rest. During its third quarter earnings report last week, Workday trumpeted its progress in its smaller FMS business, announcing big customer wins and sales improvements.
IBM has announced the release of a new identity verification tool on its Bluemix platform called Identity Mixer that allows companies to verify user credentials without collecting personally identifiable information.
After its phenomenal third quarter earnings report this week, Salesforce is about to close the trading week with its stock up 34 percent so far this year – an otherwise disappointing one for Wall Street, with the S&P 500 Index up under 2 percent.
The next version of Dynamics AX, Microsoft's flagship ERP suite, will land early next year and it promises to be a doozy, delivered first as a cloud service and with a revamped user experience.
Google launched Wednesday a new way for businesses to purchase their cloud computing needs.
Oracle continues its intense pursuit of chief marketing officers with its launch of enhancements to its Marketing Cloud suite that target areas such as mobile, revenue attribution and granular campaign optimization.
NEC Corporation of America announced Monday the launch of Univerge Blue Business Cloud Services, which offers cloud-based unified communications services and features such as voice, mobility, messaging, presence, Web conference and contact centers.
Federal agencies have not been immune to the cloud revolution taking the IT world by storm, and private sector companies could do better to address the challenges the government faces in trying to rollout cutting-edge solutions.