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One year later, SAP hasn't blown it with SuccessFactors

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But the software giant has set ambitious goals. Can it reach them? FORTUNE -- It's been over a year since German enterprise software giant SAP shelled out $3.4 billion for SuccessFactors, a Silicon Valley-based maker of human resources software. Since then, engineers on both sides of the Atlantic have been...
One year later, SAP hasn't blown it with SuccessFactors

Seven Questions for Workday CEO and Greylock Partner Aneel Bhusri

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Aneel BhusriFew people where as many hats in Silicon Valley as Aneel Bhusri. Currently known primarily for his role as co-CEO of Workday, the cloud-based human resources software company that floated in an IPO last year, he also maintains an active role as a partner at venture capital firm Greylock...
Seven Questions for Workday CEO and Greylock Partner Aneel Bhusri
Post-acquisition, SAP and SuccessFactors outline where marriage is headed

Workday embraces the big trends: Windows 8, 'Big Data' and analytics

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Workday, the human resources software maker that defied expectations with its initial public offering, unveiled its strategy today at its annual user conference, Workday Rising. In short, the Pleasanton, Calif.-based company is committed to building a recruiting mobile app for hiring teams, as well as a big data analytics...
Workday embraces the big trends: Windows 8, 'Big Data' and analytics

There's A New Crop Of Power Players And They Come From SuccessFactors (SAP)

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Some companies are like trees. They seed the world with executives that run the next crop of startups. So it is with SuccessFactors. Before SAP bought SuccessFactors for $3.4 billion last year, the company made millionaires out of a lot of employees by going public in 2007. SuccessFactors alums are...
There's A New Crop Of Power Players And They Come From SuccessFactors (SAP)

Former SuccessFactors Leader Lands At Venture Firm

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Lars Dalgaard, who sold his startup SuccessFactors to SAP for $3.4 billion, is joining Andreessen Horowitz as its eighth general partner, the Silicon Valley venture firm is announcing Thursday. He sees even bigger events ahead....
Former SuccessFactors Leader Lands At Venture Firm

Seven More Questions for SAP's Co-CEO Bill McDermott

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The last time we heard from SAP co-CEO Bill McDermott, he talked a great deal about a then-upcoming product strategy called HANA. The idea was to move all of SAP’s existing business applications into a high-performance appliance, where the database runs in memory, and is more responsive to requests. In...
Seven More Questions for SAP's Co-CEO Bill McDermott

SAP Almost Killed A Cloud Product That It Now Says Is Super Important (SAP, N)

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SAP had considered killing its floundering cloud service called ByDesign, Co-CEO Bill McDermott told Dow Jones. But now it looks like it brought this cloud back from the dead just to make SuccessFactors use it. SuccessFactors was acquired by SAP for $3.4 billion. Not surprisingly SAP has said that SuccessFactors...
SAP Almost Killed A Cloud Product That It Now Says Is Super Important (SAP, N)

Larry Ellison's first Tweet

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It took a while, but one of the Valley's most outspoken executives is finally on Twitter. FORTUNE -- Oracle's cloud is almost seven years in the making—about the same amount of time it took for Larry Ellison to join Twitter. The outspoken CEO issued his first Tweet on Wednesday and,...
Larry Ellison's first Tweet
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HP Could Sell or Shut Down Part Of Its Enterprise Services Unit, Ex-Employee Says (HPQ)

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HP is internally discussing selling part of HP ES, known as the Business Process Outsourcing unit, or it might shut that business down altogether, one employee that just left the company told us. This unit lets big companies hire HP to do tasks such as CRM, HR and payroll, accounting....
HP Could Sell or Shut Down Part Of Its Enterprise Services Unit, Ex-Employee Says (HPQ)

The CEO Of The Company Oracle Just Bought For $1.9 Billion Was Once Tortured By Oracle (ORCL)

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Oracle grabbed cloud-based human resources company Taleo for $1.9 billion today. Funny thing is, Taleo's CEO, Mike Gregoire, had a long and not-very wonderful history with Oracle. He lived through one of the nastiest hostile takeovers in the software history: Oracle's takeover of Peoplesoft which closed in 2004 after more...
The CEO Of The Company Oracle Just Bought For $1.9 Billion Was Once Tortured By Oracle (ORCL)

SAP says HANA will power all cloud applications

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SAP's HANA Cloud Platform, consisting of the core in-memory database plus application development tools, analytics and integration services, will eventually underpin all of its cloud-based applications, the company said at its Sapphire conference.The announcement Tuesday came shortly after SAP unveiled the HANA Enterprise Cloud, a new service that gives...
SAP says HANA will power all cloud applications
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ANDREESSEN: Anyone Who Thinks The Internet Is Over Is Too Old Or Too Rich (ORCL, SAP, MSFT)

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A decade after the dotcom bubble burst, big enterprise companies like SAP and Oracle were shocked that software-as-a-service and cloud computing could threaten them, says legendary venture capitalist Marc Andreessen. "The joke about SAP has always been, it's making [1950s] German manufacturing methodology, implemented in 1960s software technology, delivered to...
ANDREESSEN: Anyone Who Thinks The Internet Is Over Is Too Old Or Too Rich (ORCL, SAP, MSFT)

SAP May Have Wasted $3.4 billion On SuccessFactors Unless It Changes Its Crazy Sales Culture (SAP)

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SAP bought its way into cloud computing with its $3.4 billion purchase of SuccessFactors last year. But SAP will still have a hard time making itself into a great cloud company, says a former SuccessFactors exec. That's because running a cloud business is completely opposite to running a traditional enterprise...
SAP May Have Wasted $3.4 billion On SuccessFactors Unless It Changes Its Crazy Sales Culture (SAP)

SAP: Q1 HANA, mobile revenue euro 49 million

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SAP talked up HANA, mobile and its cloud unit powered by SuccessFactors amid lumpy first quarter results....
SAP: Q1 HANA, mobile revenue euro 49 million

Great Acquisitions! Now Put a Fork in ERP

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Editor’s note: Tien Tzuo is the CEO of Zuora, as well as the former chief strategy officer/chief marketing officer at salesforce.com. You can follow him on Twitter at @tientzuo. Everyone is applauding Oracle and SAP’s cloud acquisitions — RightNow, SuccessFactors, and now Taleo. But the biggest cheers are coming from...
Great Acquisitions! Now Put a Fork in ERP

Since Larry Ellison's First Tweet Was A Bust, Here Are His Best Quotes Ever (ORCL)

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Larry Ellison had 20,000 followers before he posted a single tweet. That's because he's one of the world's richest people and has been the CEO of Oracle since he founded the company in 1977. He's also outspoken, outrageous, and really funny when he wants to be. So the bar for...
Since Larry Ellison's First Tweet Was A Bust, Here Are His Best Quotes Ever (ORCL)

SAP Execs Announce A Great Quarter But Warn Employees That Bonuses Might Not Happen (SAP)

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SAP is about to post one its best quarters ever. But that doesn't mean employees will automatically get a bonus, co-CEOs Jim Hagemann Snabe and Bill McDermott warned employees yesterday. The execs told employees that "a continuation of the current spending levels could affect our bonus payout," reports Bloomberg. Employees...
SAP Execs Announce A Great Quarter But Warn Employees That Bonuses Might Not Happen (SAP)
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SAP Lays out Product Direction Post-SuccessFactors Deal

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SAP on Wednesday released details for its roadmap for HCM (human capital management) software following the US$3.4 billion acquisition of SuccessFactors, which......
SAP Lays out Product Direction Post-SuccessFactors Deal

Talent Matching And Intelligence Software Company Evolv Raises $15M From VantagePoint, Khosla And Others

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Evolv, a startup that develops science-based, on-demand talent matching and intelligence software, has raised another $15 million in Series D financing, led by VantagePoint Capital Partners with existing investors GGV Capital, Lightspeed Venture Partners, and Khosla Ventures also participating in the round. This brings the company’s total funding to $44...
Talent Matching And Intelligence Software Company Evolv Raises $15M From VantagePoint, Khosla And Others

Dear Larry Ellison: SAP Execs Have An Answer To Your Tweet That Disses Them (ORCL, SAP)

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It's been more than three months since Larry Ellison sent his one and only Tweet, a shot-across-the-bow at his old enemy SAP.  He wrote: Oracle's got 100+ enterprise applications live in the #cloud today, SAP's got nothin' but SuccessFactors until 2020 -- Larry Ellison (@larryellison) June 6, 2012 Business Insider...
Dear Larry Ellison: SAP Execs Have An Answer To Your Tweet That Disses Them (ORCL, SAP)

Here's SAP's Latest Challenge To Marc Benioff (SAP)

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SAP is trying to snag a big, fat portion of the next frontier in enterprise software: tools to manage interactions with employees and customers in social media. In a brash challenge to Salesforce.com, SAP is selling new social tools for salespeople and call-center workers. While Salesforce.com does a lot more,...
Here's SAP's Latest Challenge To Marc Benioff (SAP)

With portfolio consolidation in sight, SAP cloud chief Lars Dalgaard steps down

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SAP, the legacy business software behemoth that is now definitely, totally, 100 percent A Cloud Company, has just lost the man who made it so. Lars Dalgaard, who joined SAP when the German-U.S. giant bought his company, SuccessFactors, in late 2011, has quit to become an investor. He will, however,...
With portfolio consolidation in sight, SAP cloud chief Lars Dalgaard steps down

Coupa Software Snags $22 Million By Helping Companies Spend Billions

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Coupa Software is growing like mad by solving a tough problem for companies  -- helping them know if they are spending too much money, and too much time, buying the supplies they need. The company just landed a $22 million series E round, bringing its total funding to $34 million. It's...
Coupa Software Snags $22 Million By Helping Companies Spend Billions

Forget Facebook! Meet 12 investors on the hunt for the next Microsoft

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Smart investors are betting big on business technology. Sure, all the buzz goes to consumer-focused companies like Facebook and Zynga. But while those companies’ post-IPO performance has been tepid at best, enterprise startups have been quietly kicking ass. In 2012 alone, acquisitions in the billion-dollar range include Meraki (acquired by...
Forget Facebook! Meet 12 investors on the hunt for the next Microsoft

SuccessFactors and CubeTree: defensive or aggressive?

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SuccessFactors and CubeTree: defensive or aggressive?

SAP Sapphire 2012: Red Bull, SuccessFactors, mobility [morning roundup]

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SAP Sapphire Now 2012: Red Bull seeks insights for drink sales; SuccessFactors leaves questions; a careless mobility vision and more....
SAP Sapphire 2012: Red Bull, SuccessFactors, mobility [morning roundup]
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