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Constellation Research to Hold Webinar on Where You Stand with Siebel September 18, 2013

The past decade has seen a dramatic expansion of countries legislating data protection laws in response to citizens’ insistence that their privacy is as precious as ever. Consumerized cryptography promises absolute secrecy. Privacy has long stood in opposition to the march of invasive technology: it is the classical immovable object met by an irresistible force.

So how robust is privacy? And will the latest technological revolution finally change privacy forever?

The Workday Rising conference has concluded and - fair to say - it was a very good event for Workday. There is something naturally exhilarating for customers, partners and vendor when their is significant growth - everything gets bigger and better including a user conference like Rising. And customer and partners are invigorated to see more companies being on board, doing the same as them.
With this mornings announcement of SAP announcing it's intention to acquire San Francisco based analytics vendor KXEN, we may be witnessing the beginning of the fall season of acquisitions by the usual suspects.
Not much I can add, just read this tweet. The brain receives about 40,000,000 pieces of information every second – Only 40 of those are actually consciously processed. — UberFacts (@UberFacts) September 10, 2013  

Frank ScavoSaaS Adoption Gains Ground, Based on Outstanding Economic Characteristics

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Irvine, CA – September 10, 2013. Constellation Research, Inc. announced today the publication of  "SaaS Adoption Trends and Customer Experience” by Constellation Vice President and Principal Analyst, Frank Scavo. Based on survey results from Computer Economics, this report documents the increasing adoption levels and investment rates for SaaS applications across all categories and recommends best practices for buyers in evaluating and contracting with SaaS providers.

General Catalyst, Summit, and Yuchun Lee To Take Clarabridge To Next Phase Of Growth

Rapidly growing Reston, VA based Clarabridge, announced on September 10, 2013 a $80 million round of capital. Founded in 2006, Clarabridge is a leading provider of customer experience solutions. The funding announcement is significant as Clarabridge:...

Data-to-Decisions [D2D] is one of the broadest business research themes that Constellation Research covers, touching every area of governmental, personal and business decision making. I want to congratulate the 11 finalists in D2D and introduce you to them. For it's you, the reader of this blog, those who are interested in disruptive, innovative decision making, the public who find this page, who will decide the winner from these finalists. And now it's up to you, the public, and to the judges to make the final decisions.

The polls are now open for the 2013 SuperNova Awards!

Polls close on October 9, 2013 at midnight, PT. The 2013 SuperNova Award winners will be announced on October 30, 2013 at the SuperNova Awards Gala Dinner which is held on the first night of Constellation's Connected Enterprise.

Industry veteran joins Constellation Research to extend coverage of enterprise software by publishing first report and holding first webinar.

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Constellation Research, Inc., the award-winning research and advisory firm focused on disruptive technologies today announced the addition of J. Bruce Daley to the research team as Vice President and Principal Analyst covering mobility, sales force automation, and front office professional services. Daley’s research will focus on those trends driving the adoption, implementation, and modernization of enterprise class technology. Daley will also cover sales force automation (SFA) for Constellation with an emphasis on mobile technology. The addition of Daley bolsters Constellation’s ability to provide its clients with the most comprehensive analysis of disruptive technologies.

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