SAP has always been a leading provider of CRM software. However, SAP’s strategy has shifted toward a software-as-a-service (SaaS) model through which it plans to close the gap between its offerings and Salesforce. That effort is manifesting itself in the form of SAP Sales Cloud, an instance of a CRM application that combines elements of various SAP acquisitions to create a CRM application optimized to run on the SAP HANA in-memory database.
Salesforce is currently evolving from providing a simple software-as-a-service (SaaS) application that tracked sales leads to a suite of cloud applications that promise to driver superior customer experiences. Pegasystems first gained recognition as a provider of a business process management (BPM) that the company has subsequently extended to create a set of highly integrated sales and marketing applications.
With some many players entering the business intelligence and data visualization software space in recent years it can be difficult to know where to begin. Our enterprise software experts have analyzed the similarities and differences between Qlik Sense and Tableau to help you make a more informed decision.
Google announced today it plans to acquire Looker, a provider of data analytics tools delivered via the cloud for $2.6 billion.
The all-cash deal adds a set of software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications to a Google portfolio that already includes the BiqQuery data warehouse. Looker, which runs on the Google Cloud Platform, will officially become an arm of Google Cloud later this year. The two companies already have more than 350 joint customers.
It is no secret that the business world is becoming more driven and influenced by data. But, in order to get the most out of this additional data, you must be able to present it in a compelling way. With so many players in the space, it can be difficult to understand all the options. Our team of experts has broken down and compared the similarities and differences between Looker and Tableau to help you make a more informed decision.