As a year in which traditional work practices have been forced to adapt draws to a close, Zendesk's Andrew Lawson ponders three trends for the next twelve months
Enterprise hits and misses - retailers get ready for the vaccine economy; Silicon Valley reels from corporate exits as the workforce changes
This week - your roundup of the final surge of events and acquisitions (we hope). Retailers try to anticipate the vaccine economy with the holidays in full swing, and Oracle becomes the latest to acknowledge flexible work - via their corporate headquarter plans. As always, your whiffs.
The omni-channel lessons retail needs to take from COVID - Macy's CEO on pandemic learnings for 2021
COVID-19 has been a horrible learning experience for the retail sector as the omni-channel balance has shifted on its axis. Can the likes of Macy's take on board the necessary lessons for some kind of retail 'new normal' in 2021's 'Vaccine Economy'?
Customers face difficult decisions around when, how and even if, to move their SAP landscapes to a cloud infrastructure. Here are some of the top-line challenges I see in customer sites.
The revenge of the sales and marketing suite - HubSpot CMO Kipp Bodnar on product updates, training, and education
For a while, sales and marketing software seemed to be leaning best-of-breed, but is the suite back? Perhaps, but with a platform twist. How well is HubSpot positioned in all this? A recent talk on product updates sheds light.
Fall event highlight - field lessons on extracting value from data, from Constellation's Supernova Award finalists
Virtual events tend to rush by in a nondescript blur, but there were highlights along the way. A panel from the Constellation Connected Enterprise event surfaced field lessons, bringing the problem of moving from data silos to (better) decisions into focus.
Digital experiences vendor Adobe is seeing its product portfolio gain traction as buyers adapt to their new COVID-19 reality.
Ellison pledges data center build out after a Q2 when demand outstripped supply for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure
Oracle turns in a steady Q2 as Larry Ellison flags up ERP successes and OCI demand outpacing capacity.
Businesses need to tap into data more effectively to build resilience, says Tableau's Tony Hammond.
Asana beats growth expectations in Q3, sees enterprise opportunity ahead as Adobe closes acquisition of its competitor
Facebook under fire for illegal monopolistic practice, but what chance genuine action by regulators?
The FTC vs Facebook - place your bets!