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Slack’s New Updates Take Inspiration From Instagram

Slack has kept people connected as companies have largely moved their employees into remote working environments. The productivity company announced a slew of new features to its platform in October in connection with Slack Frontiers, a three-day customer event...

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Twilio Sets Its Sights On Customer Data Platforms

The means by which businesses deliver goods and services, communicate, and gain new customers has changed drastically over the last few months. Consequently, many companies have digitally transformed their offerings and applications to keep up with the changes...

Leaders

Billionaire Beat: Bill Gates’ Major Contributions To COVID Relief And Research

In the years since stepping down as CEO of Microsoft, Bill Gates has retained a positive profile thanks in large part to his public philanthropy, donating in excess of $50 billion of his own fortune through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF). The Microsoft co-founder began career as a philanthropist in 1994 and has made it his prime focus for the last two decades...

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Salesforce Unveils $100 Million Impact Fund For Education, Climate Action And...

CRM giant, Salesforce has unveiled $100 million for its second Impact Fund from Salesforce Ventures, the company’s global strategic investment arm. This will see the company invest in cloud companies focused on areas including education, climate action, and diversity...

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The Top 50 SaaS CEOs of 2019

We are pleased to announce The Software Report’s third annual Top 50 SaaS CEOs awards.  In 2019, we received an astounding number...

The Top 50 Women Leaders in SaaS of 2019

The Software Report is pleased to announce The Top 50 Women Leaders in SaaS of 2019. These awardees are some of the...

The Top 100 Software Companies Of 2020

The Software Report is pleased to announce The Top 100 Software Companies of 2020. These companies provide some of the most important and impactful...

The Top 25 Cybersecurity Companies of 2019

The Software Report is pleased to announce The Top 25 Cybersecurity Companies of 2019. For the past two months, we collected hundreds...

The Top 25 Women Leaders in Cybersecurity of 2020

The Software Report is pleased to announce the Top 25 Women Leaders in Cybersecurity of 2020. Hundreds of exceptional women were nominated in this...
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Enterprise Software Bull Run Expected To Continue

According to a new Gartner report released earlier this month, global enterprise software spending surged up 8.5 percent to $453 billion in 2019, compared to a modest 0.5 percent increase to $3.74 trillion for overall IT outlay. The research firm forecasts this trend will continue with a 10.5 percent rise in software spending in both 2020 and 2021...

The Top 25 Software Product Executives Of 2020

The Software Report is pleased to announce the Top 25 Software Product Executives of 2020.  Some of the largest and most reputable software companies...

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...

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...

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...