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Cloud ERP Poised for Growth, New FinancialForce CEO Says
FinancialForce named a new CEO this month, and he’s already touting the market opportunity for his new employer, and for cloud ERP generally. With only a few days on the job, veteran tech executive Tod Nielsen is signaling his goal to increase FinancialForce’s revenue tenfold. This Research Byte evaluates how FinancialForce might get there and what it means for customers.
Cloud Providers Racing New Rev Rec Solutions to Market
Enterprises need to start planning for two significant new revenue recognition accounting standards. Although they may seem far in the future, they will affect multiyear contracts that companies write today. In this Research Byte, we examine the latest announcements for rev rec compliance by three cloud system providers: Intacct, FinancialForce, and NetSuite.
The Maturing of ERP on the Salesforce Platform
Salesforce.com is not only the industry's most well-known cloud CRM system. It is also a platform for a variety of other software providers. This Research Byte outlines the latest developments with the four ERP providers building on the Salesforce platform: Kenandy, FinancialForce, Rootstock, and AscentERP. We conclude with a caveat for buyers.
Understanding Cloud ERP Buyers and Providers
Not all ERP systems that are labeled “cloud” are the same. At the same time, vendors need to realize that not all ERP buyers are the same. The study provides an overview of ERP cloud vendors and describes the two major categories of buyers in this market: first-time buyers looking for their first ERP systems and established companies replacing their legacy systems. We also segment cloud ERP providers into two categories: cloud-only ERP providers and traditional vendors that have added cloud or hosting as deployment options. We conclude with recommendations for buyers and providers who seek to serve these markets. Two appendices provide our analysis of key ERP vendors in each category. (32 pp., 6 fig.) [Research Byte]