This post is updated from work originally posted on the Gartner blog network in February 2017. You can find the original post here. As organisations face dramatic variations in use cases and user quantities of applications while confronting impacts of COVID-19, the potential fit of consumption billing with requirements is arguably more
Reejig, a Sydney based startup that uses big data and AI to predict problems and opportunities in large complex workforces, today announced a $2.2 million first capital raise. The company says the money will be used to scale its software as a service platform which connects various HR systems, collating
With benefits come risks. The cloud has returned computing power to the people, enabling IT projects to be quickly and efficiently shaped by business users. Agility and responsiveness are the new technical goals, and they’re being delivered by empowering business users and less-technical developers alike with new and easy-to-use tools.
From today the Adobe Experience Manager is available as a cloud service. Previously it was offered in two ways, on-premise and as a managed service. The cloud-native architecture will bring the benefits of SaaS to the Adobe product, including faster implementation and easier integration – a sore spot for marketers when
Amazon AWS, Google Cloud, Alibaba Cloud and now Microsoft Azure – Why does Salesforce want to run its software on all of them?
This week Salesforce named Microsoft Azure as its public cloud provider for marketing cloud. Microsoft is the fourth IaaS platform on which Salesforce wants to run its software. The Salesforce relationships with Amazon AWS and Google Cloud were dated back to 2016 and 2017 respectively. The last partnership with Alibaba Cloud was sealed
Decisions around foundational technology like ERP are critical to the long-term success of any organisation. With decision-making moving beyond the IT department into the realm of business line managers, it is important that both sets of stakeholders understand each other’s concerns. These issues are covered in a report by IRBS,
According to a new IBRS study, spend on enterprise solutions is set to increase in 2019-2020. Both IT and line of business buyers need to consider how they manage procurement of these new solutions – and how they can make integration easy for their business. According to the report, there are
The key trigger driving upgrades or investment in technology is an organisation’s growth and transformation agenda. Business leaders tell us that investment in technology drives efficiencies which enable re-allocation of resources to deliver on growth initiatives. And 2019-2020 represents a tidal wave of change, with a shift in both buying power
A study of senior ANZ executives’ attitudes, expectations and plans for enterprise software has found that satisfaction levels with enterprise solutions remains low, but that adoption of ‘as-a-service’ software is changing this. The IBRS report paints a picture of the complex struggle between management and their staff when it comes to
Adobe’s marketing team radically altered its mindset, talent and relationships with agencies to adapt to a new way of operating, according to John Travis, VP Brand Marketing, Adobe. Speaking at Adobe Symposium in Sydney today, Travis outlined how Adobe’s marketing department changed as the Photoshop maker transformed from selling boxes