At Planview, Louise Allen has taken on a huge challenge. The company is offering a Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) solution which competes with the largest companies in the industry—Microsoft, Oracle, HP, CA and SAP. Planview doesn’t only compete with these major players, its solutions have to interoperate with many of their applications and databases as well. Compounding these competitive challenges is the fact that Planview is also in the midst of migrating to a SaaS model, one of the toughest tasks for an established, independent software vendor (ISV).
I had an opportunity to hear and meet the CIO of a fascinating non-profit organization, called the Microfinance Information Exchange (MIX), at IntegratioNEXT. MIX’s mission is to provide detailed financial and social information which enables microfinance institutions (MFIs), market facilitators, leading donor organizations and investors to make better investments in the segment of the population [...]
Even with the rapid evolution of today’s data integration tools, there is still plenty of room for skilled consultants to create powerful and innovative solutions to address specific industry requirements. A case in point is Astadia’s growing portfolio of industry-specific, vertical market data integration solutions built on the Pervasive DataCloud on-demand integration platform. Astadia is [...]
One of the keys to successful data integration is taking the time to ensure data quality across business processes. However, few organizations have the patience or can afford the expense associated with attaining a sufficient level of data quality to ensure effective data integration. Pivotal Information Technology (IT) is employing Pervasive Software’s data quality and [...]
I’ve known Kevin Lennox, the VP of Sales at Monexa Solutions, for a number of years because we attend all the same SaaS/Cloud Computing events. So, it was no surprise to find him at IntegratioNEXT. Monexa Solutions pioneered the on-demand subscription billing business long before we started talking about Cloud Computing. Monexa has worked with [...]