Last month, the National Institute of Science and Technology (NIST) published the US Government Cloud Computing Technology Roadmap -- a comprehensive compilation of federal suggestions, goals, and requirements that attempts "to lay the groundwork to more directly tackle a subset of cloud computing technology scope" in getting the federal government to ...
Lawyers today are becoming quite familiar with the SaaS approach to bringing computing capabilities to the practice of law. Reports indicate almost a third of all law firms used SaaS in 2013, up from a fifth in 2012, and that the growth trend is continuing.
There is a natural inclination for marketers to ignore the churn rate of their customer bases, if for no other reason than it is so much more uplifting to see new revenues and subscriptions pour in from a successful sales promotion.
Every company looking to streamline their IT operations will turn to SaaS. They want to decrease the hassle of maintenance, and increase the focus on their business. But the utility becomes almost ironic when a SaaS firm turns to another SaaS firm for a solution.
The combination of voice input/output, imaging, and camera technology that devices like Google Glass offer us should open up fresh and very innovative applications. Ideas are bouncing 'round the industry for augmentation of any number of manual operations, from cancer surgery to picking goods in a warehouse.
We know that encrypting data is critical for businesses, especially when we hear about successful hacking attempts that make off with carloads of credit card, email, and other personal data. Encryption keys help fend off those kinds of attacks and are crucial in situations involving SaaS applications and data in the public cloud.
Graphics processing is a compute-intensive process. Traditionally, it has been implemented on expensive workstations built around a SAN storage system. Keeping performance at the levels necessary for new software, and for meeting the demands of the producers is also expensive. Editors are easily frustrated with wait times and slow responses. The bottom ...
Naomi Bloom, founder and managing partner of Bloom & Wallace, sat down with us recently at Workday to talk about what she calls four of the foundational capabilities of SaaS -- or at least, real SaaS. In the first segment of this four-part video series on SaaS (or enterprise cloud applications), Naomi discusses why configuration is a better choice than customization.
Business teams want applications to be simple, scalable, and sexy -- applications people are passionate about using. Meanwhile, IT needs applications to be safe, secure, and sustainable. Ray Wang of Constellation Research points the way to the best of both worlds.
Many application vendors now claim they're in the cloud. But being committed to this new delivery model requires more than just saying it. So what must-haves should you look for in a cloud vendor? Watch this video to see the 10 critical requirements for cloud applications.
See how Workday's Enterprise Cloud has helped CareFusion, Flextronics, and TripAdvisor simplify global operations, provide unprecedented visibility into business information, and capitalize on speed and continuous innovation lifestyle of SaaS.
In this video, Laurent Botella, Director of Payroll Strategy at Workday, discusses the benefits of using Workday Payroll Software as a Service (SaaS) and what payroll professionals can expect in the future.
Do you understand the true value of your human capital? In this Workday video, the importance of leveraging the real value of your people is discussed. You’ll learn about the most common workforce challenges and technology obstacles. Learn how you can get better workforce insights into your talent.
Your business is the sum of its parts: your inventory, production, marketing, and spend. But the most important part of your business is your workforce. More than half your costs can be tied to your workers. Watch this video to learn why people are the new bottom line.
In this video, Leighanne Levensaler, VP of Product Strategy at Workday, speaks about the challenges HR professionals face with legacy human resource systems and how they can become the workforce authority with Workday’s unified HR solution.
Time tracking is painful. But it doesn't have to be. You just need a better system. And with Workday Time Tracking, you can have one. Watch the video to learn about this cutting-edge time and attendance application that allows you to process payroll and do workforce analysis in minutes.
How Oracle and other companies in the SaaS market can learn lessons about building stong, enterprise-directed ecosystems of apps and solutions from the example of Amazon and its recent Fire phone release.