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Software Outlook - View from the Street: Terry Tillman of Raymond James Financial

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Wall Street analyst Terry Tillman of Raymond James Financial shares his outlook on the world of enterprise software at the 2015 Billing Innovators Summit EAST at the New York Academy of Sciences in October of 2015. Moderated by MGI Research Managing Director Jim Mendelson.

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Replay of Primary Access Oct 10 2013 Conference Call on Cloud ERP is now available

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NetSuite: SuiteWorld 2013 - Nothing Sexy, Just Steady Momentum

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NetSuite hosted its SuiteWorld user confab in San Jose, CA on May 13-16, 2013.  Well-attended, the event underscored NetSuite’s strong position in its core market. The major news, a product entry into manufacturing, will impact the generic ERP suites, a market ripe for replacement.  Execution now is the major issue facing NetSuite for the next two years.

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2012 SaaS Innovators Summit - Nov 13th 2012 in San Francisco, CA

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On Nov 13th MGI Research is hosting an intensive half-day, invitation-only “21 conference” focused on technology and business innovation in SaaS.

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Monetization as a Service - 20 Questions with MetraTech CEO Scott Swartz

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While much of the focus of SaaS is on services that are driven off a browser, there is nothing inherent in the model that prohibits programmatic access to structured web services with a defined business functions. We are begininng to see an evolution of a market for complex business functions offered on a web as a service. One of such services is Monetization, i.e. ability to perform complex calculations over the web for functions such as billing, sales compensation, benefit/pension calculations, complex revenue splits, etc. etc. Examples in the business world abound and range from stock exchange transactions to cell phone billing to sales commissions for complex products.

In the past such processing was largely handled by programs embedded inside monolithic ERP products or custom coded by enterprises. In both cases, the cost for anything robust was prohibitive for most small and medium sized businesses. Now, with a cloud-based offering, many midsize and some small firms will have access to very flexible calculation capabilities.

One of the companies focused in this space is MetraTech. We recently hosted the CEO of MetraTech Scott Swartz for a 20 Questions session during which we discussed the merits of this emerging opportunity.

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