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Sunday, August 18, 2019

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ClickSoftware’s Clear Mission But Rocky Road To A $1.4 Billion Sale

When announcing its sale to Salesforce, ClickSoftware’s CEO highlighted mission clarity as a key factor for the company’s achievements to date. While that may be the case, it certainly wasn’t an easy road for the company over the last two decades...

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European PE Superstar Hg Capital Comes to the Big Apple

For those firms who operate within the software and tech-enabled business markets in either Europe or the United States and are seeking an under the radar yet solid capital partner, Hg Capital might be just the ticket...

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Oracle’s VP of Applications Debbie Green Keeps It Real

Debbie Green begins by telling a story: “A father sees his son injured playing rugby and hands him over to paramedics, who rush him to a hospital. On getting to the operating theatre, the surgeon stops and says, ‘I shouldn’t be operating on this child – he’s my son.’”...

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Digital Trends in Education Put Students at the Head of the...

Public schools have been doing business the same way since granddad was forced to walk to school uphill, both ways, with no shoes and in five feet of snow. Compare any classroom from those far-flung days against a modern version and – with the exception of a few tweaks to seating arrangements and tech upgrades – they won’t be all that different...

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The Top 50 SaaS CEOs of 2019

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The SaaS Report’s Top Women Leaders in SaaS of 2018

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Capricorn Investment Group Pours Billions Into Impact Investing

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Workday, An Exceptional Enterprise Software Case Study

In March 2005, two former PeopleSoft executives set out to redeem themselves and their team from the nightmare of a transaction experience they went through during their Oracle takeover. David Duffield, then vice chair of PeopleSoft and Aneel Bhusri, head of product strategy, used that experience to fuel their drive to outcompete in the world of enterprise software...

Microsoft: The Most Formidable Competitor There Ever Was

Bill Gates was legendary for his relentless work ethic in the early days of Microsoft. Admittedly, he was not the most...

Top 25 Women Leaders in Cybersecurity of 2019

The Software Report is pleased to announce the Top 25 Women Leaders in Cybersecurity of 2019. Hundreds of exceptional women were...

Avast Founder, A Software Billionaire From An Unlikely Place

Building a software company is no easy feat, but it takes someone truly special to persist, survive and overcome the most severe political, economic and competitive forces, and come out the other side a billionaire. Pavel Baudis founded his company in the 1980s in Czechoslovakia under stifling conditions, namely the Soviet regime. He was a chemist by training but realized his natural inclinations where not in science but in computers...

The SaaS Report’s Top 50 SaaS CEOs of 2018

It gives us great pleasure to announce The SaaS Report’s (now The Software Report) Top 50 SaaS CEOs of 2018. These CEOs were selected...

Coupa’s Hammoud Succeeds Through Authentic Leadership

Despite a very humble start in life, Raja Hammoud, the senior vice president of product at Coupa, beat the odds to become a senior executive at a NASDAQ-listed company. Growing up in Lebanon with wars breaking out seemingly every year, it was a wonder Hammoud was able to survive, let alone thrive in life...