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Democratizing deep learning in the cloud

With the cloud enabling improvements to efficiency, collaboration, and access to data, businesses can employ deep learning at scale in a way that was not possible using a traditional on-premise deployment model. Now, companies who…

Control Tower Technology Value Matrix 2018

In 2018, control tower vendors continued to push the boundaries of what customers are ready to adopt, with tools and automation that only the most sophisticated users can leverage.  The challenge for vendors has become…

Yellowfin adds Signals and Stories

Business intelligence (BI) software vendor Yellowfin announced two new augmented AI tools to simplify analytics and insights – Signals and Stories – to deliver early detection and resolution of anomalies, identify patterns and trends previously…

Assessing supply chain management maturity

As organizations are looking to modernize their supply chain management technology, it is useful to follow a maturity model that maps to what capabilities some vendors are delivering today and in the foreseeable future. Moving…

Salesforce industry solutions

Vertical customer relationship management (CRM) capabilities can help companies meet industry-specific business needs that are cumbersome or unsupported on traditional CRM solutions. With pre-built components and objects, pre-trained data models, industry-specific process extensions, and task…

SAP S/4HANA ROI case study: Apparel Company

A large apparel company deployed SAP S/4HANA as part of an enterprise-wide technology transformation that allows the company to consolidate its infrastructure to a single global instance.  The company reduced the overall cost of its…

Analytics Technology Value Matrix 2018

As analytics technology becomes increasingly sophisticated, companies are putting more and more trust in data to gain an edge over the competition. Vendors are responding to the increased user demand and adoption by investing in…

Guidebook: Salesforce.org Philanthropy Cloud

Organizations are increasingly challenged to show they are socially responsible – both to support their brand, sustain customer loyalty, and recruit and retain talent. In looking at Salesforce.org Philanthropy Cloud, Nucleus found that it provided…

E2open expands downstream

At its user conference, E2open Leaders Forum, E2open described how it is connecting planning and execution on its multi-enterprise network, supporting suppliers, manufacturers, logistics, and channel partners.  E2open put its customers center stage to articulate…

Nucleus Top Ten Predictions for 2019

Nucleus’s top 10 predictions for 2019 look at rising and falling trends and revisits two topics we took on last year.  We look at high-flyer Slack and reassess the value of Alexa.  IBM takes a…

Oracle acquires DataFox

On October 22, Oracle Corporation (Oracle) announced its acquisition of DataFox Intelligence, Inc. (DataFox) for an undisclosed sum. The product will be supported as-is for existing customers and Oracle plans to use the technology in…

SugarCon update

At SugarCRM’s user conference, the company announced plans for additional investments in innovation in marketing, sales, and service – as well as cloud infrastructure – with a focus on artificial intelligence (AI). That is not…

SuccessFactors TM delivers value

Nucleus engaged with SAP SuccessFactors Talent Management Suite customers to determine the benefits and value that can be derived from a talent management suite. Coming from a wide variety of business cases and industries, these…

Alexa is open for business

Alexa for Business is not the solution of six months ago (s71 – Alexa is not ready for business – April 2018). Alexa for Business was originally deployed for simple task management rather than as…

Guidebook: Oracle NetSuite partner program

The Oracle NetSuite partner program provides the incentives and returns on investment to partner organizations to justify scaling their NetSuite practice, thereby enabling them to win more deals and deliver continuous value to their end…

Succession and pay lead at INSIGHTS 2018

At Ceridian INSIGHTS 2018, Ceridian unveiled its new succession planning feature, as well as announced the 2019 release of on demand pay. Succession planning is a key differentiator for top level human capital management (HCM)…

Salesforce Lightning ROI case study: Insurance Company

The company deployed Salesforce Lightning to upgrade the functionality of its existing Sales Cloud deployment. It used Lightning to enable faster data exploration and automated repeated processes across the complete sales cycle to enable more…

The benefits of SAP S/4HANA

Nucleus engaged with SAP S/4HANA customers to determine the benefits and value they are deriving from the enterprise resource planning (ERP) platform.  Despite having a wide variety of business cases that led to implementing S/4HANA,…

Salesforce Quip

Salesforce Quip provides cloud-based content sharing and collaboration, allowing users to share and annotate a variety of document types, and comment and vote on other’s input. Prebuilt templates for project tracking, Kanban, and other sales,…

Adobe acquires Marketo

In September 2018, Adobe announced the acquisition of Marketo for $4.75 billion dollars. The deal is expected to close in Q4 2018. Adobe plans to incorporate Marketo technology into its Customer Experience Cloud to enable…

Ultimate UltiPro enterprise customers

Large organizations, as well as those organizations that are in growth mode, need a human capital management (HCM) solution that is scalable, can easily integrate to work seamlessly with other systems and take advantage of…

CRM Technology Value Matrix 2H2018

Leading CRM providers are focused on breaking down barriers: those between siloed applications serving sales, service, and marketing, and those that limit user productivity. This is driving investments in integration to provide a complete view…

Acumatica remains pragmatic with R2 Release

At its recent release launch, Acumatica outlined the new functionality that it is bringing to its product.  With the focus squarely on continuing to improve the usability of its software, Acumatica demonstrated several new features…

SAP S/4HANA ROI case study: Centria

Centria deployed SAP S/4HANA to unify its enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution landscape as well as simplify business processes and implement mobile solutions.  By consolidating three instances of SAP, Centria was able to improve the…

Hitachi solutions help monetize field service

Hitachi Solutions’ Extended Field Service is an offering made up of Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Field Service with extensions for many field service-specific tasks. In addition to the product, Hitachi outlines a 3-phased strategy that…

Human potential leads at Inforum 2018

The theme of Inforum 2018 was “human potential”. Going off this theme, human capital management (HCM) was at the center of everyone’s conversations. These conversations were not limited to the value of the Infor HCM…

ProsperWorks rebrands as Copper

ProsperWorks has rebranded itself as Copper in an effort to differentiate from other customer relationship management (CRM) vendors by adopting an increased focus on people and relationships. The Copper CRM is a cloud-based system, integrated…

Microsoft Dynamics 365 delivers $16.97 for every dollar spent

In analyzing the results of Microsoft Dynamics 365 deployments, Nucleus found that for every dollar spent, companies realized an average of $16.97 in returns. This is significantly higher than the average for both enterprise resource…

Infor buys into hospitality vertical

Infor announced the acquisition of hospitality solutions vendor, Vivonet, Inc.  The move demonstrates how the verticalization of the enterprise resource planning (ERP) market is not slowing down anytime soon.  Additionally, Vivonet’s last-mile functionality allows customers…

Salesforce ROI case study: Atlantic Energy

Atlantic Energy, a non-traditional small-to-medium-sized energy supplier, deployed Salesforce Service Cloud and Field Service Lightning to facilitate growth, modernize the customer relationship management (CRM) infrastructure, and improve customer engagement. The project granted increased operational visibility…

Rapid7 unveils new automation features

On September 20th, Rapid7 announced new security automation and orchestration (SAO) capabilities available through its Insight platform. This new functionality will be integrated into the existing InsightIDR and InsightVM solutions, offering pre-built, use-case specific automation…

Understanding the Value Matrix

The Nucleus Research Technology Value Matrices are published at least once a year in Nucleus’s core research areas. Building on the analysis of actual end-user experiences, vendors are measured on both usability and functionality –…

ERP Technology Value Matrix 2018

In the last year, the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software market began to deliver on its promise to bring intelligence to back-office processes.  Be it through machine learning (ML) to automate bank transaction reconciliations, or…

Guidebook: Salesforce Sales Cloud

Salesforce Sales Cloud empowers sales teams to sell more intelligently and efficiently by centralizing customer information, delivering a singular 360-degree view of the customers across the company in order to create personalized experiences that drive…

Salesforce ROI case study: BCBSM

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan deployed Salesforce Marketing Cloud, Service Cloud, and Community Cloud to streamline and automate its engagement with members. Nucleus found that the project increased efficiency, accelerated the time to execute…

Salesforce ROI case study: Specialty Food Producer

A specialty foods wholesaler deployed Demandware (since acquired by Salesforce and renamed Commerce Cloud) to enable future growth, leverage new technologies, and overhaul its e-commerce arm. Moving away from an aging on-premise application allowed the…

Preserving the value of Excel within CPM

For organizations that have been performing their planning and budgeting with Excel or supplementing a legacy solution, moving to a new corporate performance management (CPM) solution can be daunting due to potential change-management issues and…

The future of talent and succession management

The human capital management (HCM) market has been busy with a spate of announcements on partnerships and integrations with collaboration applications and tools, but providing another channel for self-service inquiries and HR reporting are only…

Micro Focus Vertica ROI case study: Wandera

Wandera deployed the Vertica analytics database management platform to replace an AWS Redshift legacy system and to improve the performance, reliability, and scalability of its mobile protection products. The implementation of the Vertica platform enabled…

The cloud benefits companies of any size

Traditionally, software vendors have positioned their products as solutions for small or large enterprises, largely because of complexity and resource constraints characteristic to large scale on-premise deployments. However, as cloud software breaks down barriers to…

Salesforce Financial Services Cloud ROI case study: Paducah Bank

Paducah Bank deployed Salesforce Financial Services Cloud to standardize its sales process, centralize company information, and provide a unified view of the customer across all business arms, both commercial and retail. Because of the deployment,…

Salesforce Quip ROI case study: Financial Services

An anonymous global financial services and insurance company deployed the Salesforce Quip tool to replace a legacy system and Microsoft Excel spreadsheets used to support the communication needs of its sales, business, and technology areas.…

BlackLine ROI case study: SiriusXM

A long-time BlackLine customer, SiriusXM recently deployed BlackLine’s automated journals capabilities to improve the efficiency of its accounting department and ease the review processes associated with the financial close.  Leveraging the cross-product functionality of BlackLine,…

Information Builders unveils WebFOCUS Infographics

Information Builders announced an upgrade to its WebFOCUS business intelligence (BI) and analytics platform with WebFOCUS Infographics. With Infographics, users can create and automatically deliver customized data visualizations without code or technical expertise. The tool…

Guidebook: Salesforce AppExchange

The Salesforce AppExchange Partner Program provides AppExchange partners with the typical marketing and lead generation capabilities of traditional partner programs with the additional advantages of access to the Salesforce Platform, distribution and infrastructure capabilities, and…

HighQ Benefit case study: Addleshaw Goddard LLC

Addleshaw Goddard LLC (AG), an international corporate law firm, deployed HighQ’s collaborative cloud platform to improve productivity, security, and add value to its client services. AG achieved increased efficiencies, risk management, improved client engagement, and…

Salesforce ROI case study: Superior Pool Spa and Leisure

Superior Pool Spa and Leisure, Ltd., deployed Salesforce Field Service Lightning (FSL) to address challenges with organization, communication, and efficiency associated with growing the business. The project enabled Superior to provide end-to-end visibility into its…

Blackbaud ROI case study: StarCare Specialty Health System

StarCare Specialty Health System deployed Blackbaud Financial Edge NXT to refresh its accounting software, replacing an aged, unsupported legacy solution.  With Blackbaud, the organization’s fiscal team could more easily prepare for audits and perform account…

Qlik acquires Podium Data

Qlik acquired Podium Data to expand its core capabilities to include data management. It looks to move beyond standalone analytics, trying to develop into an end-to-end business intelligence (BI) provider by incorporating Podium technologies into…

Task and workforce combine at Reflexions

The theme of Reflexions 2018 was “winning with NextGen Stores.” One of the major tests that many retailers noted to Nucleus, and a theme throughout the presentations, was the ever-increasing requirements for retail workers. These…

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