Software

MuleSoft - A Catchy Name, An Interesting Niche, But The Shares Aren't Supported By The Business

MuleSoft went public last week and the shares have appreciated by 32% since the offer price.<p>Based on my guesses, the company has an EV/S of about 9X, …

SaaS

Microsoft Pushes Azure Cloud To Conquer In-car Services

Microsoft is out to make headway in the realm of connected cars. The markets for cloud-based solutions are only set to rise for the foreseeable …

SaaS

Here are the metrics you should track for hypergrowth

<b>Tim Anglade, Executive in Residence at Scale Venture Partners:</b> For people who don’t know Algolia, like, what do you guys do?<p><b>Nicolas Dessaigne,</b> …

SaaS

Avaya South Africa’s Danny Drew on the cloud, mobile and data

<i>media update’s</i> Adam Wakefield spoke to Drew about what Avaya does and how they're helping business move forward.<p>Avaya’s business is to help their …

SaaS

Silicon Valley software firm Lystable headed by Northern Ireland prodigy comes to Belfast

A Californian technology firm set up by an Ulster University student is to open a Belfast office this year after landing a $10m (£8m) injection from …

Silicon Valley

11 SaaS Leaders Share The Worst SaaS Advice They’ve Ever Heard

Whether you’re just starting your SaaS business or you’re in the process of growing your company, you’ll get lots of advice…whether you asked for it …

SaaS

When Should You Sell Your Startup?

When should you sell your business? There is no universal to this answer because the question is multifaceted and unique to each company. But we can …

SaaS

The Role of Customer Support Software in Successful SaaS Companies

Operating a SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) business can be very rewarding as it’s a great way to deploy software that has many benefits. It can also be …

SaaS

Tencent leads the top 25 public game companies with $10.2 billion in revenues

Tencent once again led the list of the top 25 public companies by game revenue. The Chinese company’s game-related sales rose 17 percent to $10.2 billion in 2016 from $8.7 billion in 2015.<p>The top 25 public game companies collectively grew revenues 17 percent to $70.4 billion in 2016, according to …

SaaS

A Deep Forensic Analysis Of PTC Provides Evidence Suggesting Misrepresentations And 50- 60% Downside

PTC is pitching a conversion to a SaaS model story and hyping its IoT business with misleading growth and market share figures; we find significant …

SaaS

German Software Maker SAP Sees Benefits From Trump Tax Plans - Bloomberg

German software maker SAP SE plans to capitalize on the Trump administration’s efforts to encourage the repatriation of cash held by U.S. companies …

SAP SE

Cloud Systems Are Becoming More Attractive to Developers

The IT industry is known for using terminologies that are hyped. In some cases, it appears that renaming an old approach with a catchier name leads …

SaaS

You Don't Really Need An Anti-Virus App Anymore

Ten years ago the first thing you needed to load on a brand new computer were anti-virus and malware applications. The internet was a mine field of …

Malware

Intel consolidates AI efforts into one group that combines engineering, software, hardware

Autos

Technology Purchases from Line of Business Budgets Forecast to Grow Faster Than Purchases Funded by the IT Organization, According to IDC

A new update to the IDC Worldwide Semiannual IT Spending Guide: Line of Business forecasts worldwide corporate IT spending funded by non-IT business …

SaaS

The Doyle Report: Cloud Technology: Friend or Foe?

What is cloud computing? An app? A service? A platform?<p>These questions and more took center stage at the CompTIA Annual Membership Meeting (AMM) …

SaaS

Out of date software leaves you vulnerable

Two weeks ago, Der Spiegel wrote an article highlighting that out of date software on private clouds was leaving government and political party …

Ubuntu

World Sports Nutrition Market-Opportunities and Forecasts, 2014-2020 | MarketIntelReport

Sports nutrition comprises products such as sports drinks, supplements and food, developed for and consumed by athletes, body builders and others to …

SaaS

How Watson works

Have you ever wondered how Watson, IBM’s AI works? Attendees at IBM’s InterConnect 2017 were able to find out from Rob High Jr. IBM Fellow, VP, CTO …

SaaS

Jason Lemkin Featured on The Twenty Minute VC Podcast

In this special episode of The Twenty Minute VC, I interview SaaStr’s own Jason Lemkin.<p>Jason Lemkin is the Founder @ SaaStr, now with the $70m SaaStr …

SaaS

Global Application Performance is within Reach: A Tale of Three Successful Enterprises

By David Nuti | March 22, 2017<p>Today’s corporate networks look like a bowl of spaghetti. They’re made up of headquarters, branch offices, private …

SaaS

The 10 Things I’d Tell My Younger CEO Self to Do Better Next Time

• <b>Slow down big decisions — when you aren’t sure.</b> You have to move fast and break things, but if the pit in your stomach says “maybe don’t do that” — …

SaaS

A Fight Over Tractors in America’s Heartland Comes Down to Software

Some farmers who own John Deere tractors are using black market code to get around software that restricts how they can repair their …

Agriculture

Another Promising SaaS IPO: Okta's S-1 Summary And Report Card

Okta is a leading independent provider of identity and access management software.<p>The company is both growing faster and burning more cash than any …

SaaS

How to Avoid SaaS Abandonment and Make Your Enterprise Software Work For You

Feature: Page (1) of 1 - 03/22/17<p>By Jeff Cole, Director of the Experience Design Group, Skuid<p>Spending on enterprise software has exploded over the …

SaaS

Twitter rolls out automated software to root out and ban members who advocate violence

Twitter has upped its game in the fight against online hate speech by rolling out an automated tool which it says can help identify and ban rogue …

Hate Crimes

Bootstrapped, profitable, and proud: Our journey to $1,000,000+ ARR

If you’re a long-time reader of Basecamp‘s Signal vs Noise, chances are you have probably read one of their Bootstrapped, Profitable and Proud (BPP) articles. Those articles tell the stories of startups that have made $1,000,000+ in annual recurring revenue (ARR) <i>without taking any VC …

Entrepreneurship

Android O touts better battery life and notifications

The search giant unveils the next generation of its mobile software, but it's only a preview version.<p>Google is hoping its newest version of Android is sweeter than the last.<p>The search giant on Tuesday announced the next generation of its mobile software, which powers almost nine out of every 10 …

Technology

Business Intelligence Market Growing at a CAGR of 21.1% During 2016 to 2021 - ReportsnReports

PUNE, India, Mar 22, 2017 (PR Newswire Europe via COMTEX) -- PUNE, India, March 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --<p>Business Intelligence Market is projected to reach USD 26.88 billion by 2021 from USD 17.09 billion in 2016, growing at a CAGR of 9.5% while services segment likely to grow at the highest CAGR …

SaaS

The Biggest Difference Between Coding Today and When I Started in the 80’s

I’m a lot older.<p>But seriously, the biggest skill back then was invention, creativity, imagination, whatever you would like to call it; unlike today …

Programming