Disruptive technologies

RSSSubscribe to this blog
About Author

Contact Author

Email Disruptive


Recent Posts

Facebook's lab rats

What happened to ethics?

It's long been said that if you're getting something for free online, then you're not the customer, you're the product. It's a reference to the one-sided bargain for personal information that powers so many social businesses - the way that...

Tags: big data, big privacy, constellation research, facebook, privacy, social networks

MongoDB is a showcase for the power of open source in the enterprise

Finding scale while maintaining quality will be key

We had the chance to attend the opening day of MongoDBWorld in New York. The event, which was the company's first user conference, was very well attended, with about 2000 attendees and made the Sheraton Time Square in New York...

Tags: applications, apps, big data, cloudera, constellation research, database, mongodb, nosql, open source

Infosys lands SAP's former CTO, Vishal Sikka, as new CEO

Analysing the significance of Infosys’ first outsider CEO who lands from Silicon Valley

Infosys announced on June 12th, 2014 that Dr. Vishal Sikka would become the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director (CEO & MD) of the company effective August 1, 2014. Dr. Sikka will be inducted as a whole-time director of the...

Tags: apps strategy, bpo, business process outsourcing, ceo, chief executive officer, cio, cloud, constellation research, enterprise applications, enterprise apps, enterprise apps strategy, enterprise software, india, indian it services firms, infosys, infosys technologies ltd., it services, it services firms, it strategy, n r narayana murthy, news analysis, r "ray" wang;, r “ray” wang;, rwang0, sap, software insider, softwareinsider, vendor strategy, vishal sikka

Microsoft discovers data ambience

And delivers an organic approach to in memory database...

Three weeks ago Microsoft's new CEO Satya Nadella was back in SFO for another announcement - after cloud for mobile and Office for iOS, then appearance at the build conference, now it was the database's turn. The event felt a...

Tags: analytics, big data, constellation research, disruptive technology, excel, in memory computing, microsoft, nosql, sap, satya nadella

Why this is one of the busiest weeks for enterprise software

Ten Enterprise Software Events To Check Out And Follow

The Monday after Mother’s day was traditionally the week of the America’s SAP User Group and SAP’s big show, SAPPHIRENOW. However, this year the 20,000 plus attendee and over 250 partner sponsored show moved to June 2nd in order to...

Tags: applications, consumerisation of it, digital marketing, future of work, ibm, informatica, infrastructure, matrix commerce, microsoft, netsuite, next gen customers, sap, technolgoy optimisation

SAP CTO Vishal Sikka resigns, what does it mean for SAP customers?

Departure of CTO signals change in long term direction

SAP  has announced a management reorganization and the departure of Vishal Sikka, SAP’s executive board member of products and innovation and CTO. The reorganization puts Bernd Leukert as Vishal’s immediate replacement to lead global development. The role of CTO has...

Tags: applications, cloud, cloud computing, cto, erp, hana, platform as a service, sap, vendor management

Key takeaways from IBM's Impact Conference - Day 1

Don't mention Websphere....

IBM’s Impact conference is happening in Las Vegas right now. The conference is well attended with over 9000 attendees. Here are my Top 3 Takeaways from the opening keynote: Marketplaces are essential In the new world of elastic resources and...

Tags: constellation research, ibm, infrastructure, mobile, watson, websphere

Big privacy: The new standard for big data privacy

Don't underestimate the strength of existing data protection legislation

I've just completed a major new Constellation Research report looking at how today's privacy practices cope with Big Data. The report draws together my longstanding research on the counter-intuitive strengths of technology-neutral data protection laws, and melds it with my...

Tags: analytics, applications, big data, big privacy, constellation research, privacy, security

The CMO is dead

CMOs use Big Data to become chief revenue and innovation officers

I know you’ve seen these types of dramatic headlines before: The CMO is dead. But in actuality, the roles in marketing, sales, and customer service that once governed how business “gets done” are shifting. This best practices report, Data-Driven Marketing...

Tags: applications, big ideas, cmo, constellation research, it business, marketing, mo, research

Cloud Bill of Rights for SaaS apps

Constellation certifies vendors on how well they perform to the Cloud Bill Of Rights: Actian and Netsuite achieve Epic status

The Enterprise Cloud Buyer’s Bill of Rights provides a tool for clients and vendors to change the tenor of contract negotiations from user subservience to an equal and collaborative long-term partnership. This Constellation CosmosCertification for the Cloud Buyer’s Bill of...

Tags: applications, cloud, cloud computing, constellation research, netsuite, pervasive software, r "ray" wang, saas, software as a service