• Intuit Embraces The Disruptors–Partners With Uber

     

    Here is some news that comes somewhat out of left field. On the one hand you have Intuit, creator of QuickBooks the desktop accounting software that powers millions of small businesses globally. A steady, but not overly cutting edge vendor some would s…

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  • Docker Creates A More Robust Project Structure

     

    Open source projects are funny things – often started by an individual or a small group, they soon (assuming they’re successful in this early stage) gain a momentum of their own. After this point an uncomfortable situation developers – is the project big enough for a more formal structure, or should it […]

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  • Good Technology, Mobile Management And IPO Ambitions

     

    Question: With mobile use becoming ubiquitous, is mobile device management (MDM) best delivered as part of a broader management and security platform, or is it sufficient to have simply a standalone MDM tool? It’s a relevant question and one which will indicate the future of companies like Good Technology. Good Technology […]

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  • A Cautionary Government Cloud Story–UK’s G-Cloud. Does The “G” Stand For Gone?

     

    Respected cloud computing commentator and consultant Ian Apperley has spent significant time studying the UK’s G-Cloud program. G-Cloud is a program introduced by the UK Government back in 2012 that aimed to offer public-sector organizations throughout the UK access to cloud infrastructure. The idea of the initiative was that the […]

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  • That Pivot Seems To Have Worked Out OK–CloudBees Picks Up $23.5M

     

    Late last year CloudBees announced a business pivot in that it was giving up on its RUN@cloud PaaS and would instead focus purely on the Jenkins continuous integration and continuous delivery project. For those unaware, CI and CD as they’re known in the business helps software development teams to deploy […]

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  • Luna–A Connected Smart Mattress Cover For A Good Night’s Sleep

     

    If Google’s acquisition of Nest last year showed us anything, it is that connected devices, especially in the context of a home setting, are going to become an increasingly important part of how consumers live their lives. And where there is a big consumer opportunity, there is always significant activity […]

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  • Witkit Offers (Another) Fully Encrypted Collaboration Platform

     

    If 2014 was typified by every vendor under the sun offering a file sharing and collaboration platform, then 2015 looks set to be typified by a multitude of solutions offering full encryption. Indeed, since Edward Snowden’s revelations about just how far state spying goes, there has been a laser focus […]

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  • GoodData Melds Ease Of Use With Best Practice Guidance

     

    GoodData is a company trying to reinvent the way business analytics works. It is also one one a triumvirate of SaaS companies that started at roughly the same time and came to epitomize the second generation of cloud companies. Alongside NewRelic and Z…

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  • iRise Wants To Make Software Development As Easy As 1, 2, 3

     

    No matter how agile an organization is, there is still a lag between the creation of a business idea and the realization of that concept in software. That lag is, of course, caused by the fact that software development is a technical job, and requires …

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  • The Zendesk Mafia Strikes Again–ChartMogul Launches Its Subscription Metrics Tool

     

    News of a recent fundraising by SaaS metrics vendor ChartMogul caught my attention, not least of all because of the pedigree of the founders and investors. Founder Nick Franklin was a very early employee of Zendesk, and worked with the company through …

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