David Menninger's Analyst Perspectives

It’s Alive!: A Look at Why the Software Ecosystem Matters to You.

Posted by David Menninger on Nov 26, 2010 5:44:00 PM

With the ongoing spate of mergers and acquisitions in the software industry, I’d like to offer some perspective on what these acquisitions mean to software-purchasing organizations. Think of the software industry as a thriving ecosystem, with large software companies at the top of the food chain. Small companies are formed and, if they have an interesting idea and some good marketing, they grow. The really good ones may continue to grow and be independent, but most of the good ideas eventually get bought by larger, more established companies.

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Topics: Analytics, Business Intelligence, Enterprise Software, Information Technology, Operational Intelligence, IT Performance Management (ITPM)

Joining the Ventana Research Team and Community

Posted by David Menninger on Nov 26, 2010 5:42:22 PM

Here’s a big shout-out to the Ventana Research community. I’m happy to be here. I think it would be appropriate to introduce myself and tell you a little bit about why I’m here and what I hope to accomplish as a member of the Ventana Research team.

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Topics: Analytics, Business Intelligence, Enterprise Software, Information Technology, Operational Intelligence, IT Performance Management (ITPM)