An excerpt from an executive panel discussion on billing and business applications at the 2014 Billing Innovators Summit WEST held on April 23rd 2014 in San Francisco, CA.
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Bob Feghali, VP Global eCommerce Operations at Pitney-Bowes talks about using lean startup methodologies at the 2014 Billing Innovators Summit WEST held on April 23rd 2014 in San Francisco, CA.
As was the case in 2013, during the 1H2014 equities of cloud companies have lagged broad market benchmarks. In 2013, the 2nd half of the year reversed the trend - cloud equities not only caught up but also outperformed the market finishing the year up over 32.22% vs. S&P 500 up 29.69%.
CFO of secure cloud infrastructure provider Firehost Bruce MacFadyen talks about managing subscription revenue at the 2014 Billing Innovators Summit WEST in San Francisco, CA.
Join us on October 23rd 2014 at the New York Academy of Sciences for the 2014 Billing Innovators Summit EAST. See conference details for information and registration.
Road Notes – Amazon re:Invent Conference in Las Vegas, Nov. 11-14, 2013
The re:Invent conference, Amazon’s annual gathering of its cloud computing customers, prospects, and partners, has become the barometer of industry adoption of cloud computing. It’s become a massive event, hosted in Amazon’s distinct style, and underscores Amazon’s lead in the nascent, but growing market for cloud-based IT services. Organizations of all sizes are looking at Amazon, and practical hurdles limit the path of adoption. The success of the event also highlights the lack of a clear #2 player in the market. This is a real issue for competitors, because there is ample room for Amazon to improve its messaging and sales pitch.