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Move fast and pray: The merits and perils of speed in enterprise tech

Sometimes speed wins. Other times, it kills. Speed to market, first-mover advantage, rapid deployment and quantum moves forward are generally considered to be positive attributes in the tech world. Yet is it also possible that enterprise tech, which has suddenly become a pretty hot sector, currently is enjoying too much of a good thing? Speed …

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We’re the Fastest Growing Cloud Company In the Enterprise Software Space

“We’re the fastest growing cloud company in the enterprise software space,” says SAP CEO Bill McDermott. “We grew total revenue by 16% and grew cloud 48%. Let me just put this on the line. When you grow cloud 48%, that’s 80% faster than Salesforce, that’s 30% faster than Workday. So when you have a franchise …

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SAP CEO: We Out-Innovated Everybody

SAP announced the completion of its $8 billion acquisition of Qualtrics which brings critical real-time customer experience data to its customers. SAP CEO Bill McDermott explains how the combination of Qualtrics’ Experience Management (XM) Platform with SAP’s enterprise software and cloud services is not only a game changer for companies, but solidifies SAP as the …

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SAP + Qualtrics – Why Did They Do It?

SAP released a compilation video (below) featuring SAP CEO Bill McDermott and Qualtrics CEO Ryan Smith that really sums up well why SAP is acquiring Qualtrics: Bill McDermott: First it’s an honor to team up with Brian Smith, a great CEO, and an inspirational leader. We couldn’t be prouder of our relationship with Qualtrics. Ryan …

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A Global Growth Juggernaut in the Cloud

SAP CEO Bill McDermott says that buying Qualtrics creates a “global growth juggernaut in the cloud, the number one business software growing in the cloud in the world.” McDermott says that he’s here to build a company for the generations, not just for a few days and that this is a fundamentally transformational deal, one that will …

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