Enterprise Software Blog — Page 2

Why Our Top Hiring Criteria Is Not What You Think

October 25, 2014

Building companies is fun. It’s hard. But that’s what makes it fun. We face challenges everyday at Oomnitza. Challenges that we sometimes do not have the answer to. What sets apart great talent, and what we look for in great people, is the quality to overcome challenges. For most people that’s not natural. We try to […]

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7 Things You Need to Know About IT Asset Management

November 27, 2013

1. It Doesn’t Replace MDM (Mobile Device Management) Securing phones and tablets is important. They need to fit into your existing IT policy. And while there are many great tools to do that, there’s not quite as many options on the IT Asset Management front. IT Asset Management is the database that keeps all of […]

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Actually, 98% Of VCs Aren’t Dumb by Mark Suster

May 29, 2013

When we first started Oomnitza we thought that raising VC money was the end all be all. Once we have that we can pay ourselves, we can raise money and buy out the centerfold of the New York Times. Boy were we wrong… it wasn’t until we started gaining serious traction and making money that […]

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One of the Biggest Mistakes Enterprise Startups Make

March 20, 2013

Yesterday Mark Suster of GRP Partners wrote an article on Techcrunch about his take on enterprise sales: “We want low-touch or zero-touch businesses” was the mantra. I believe it’s flawed. But the “no sales people” mantra isn’t what I’m here to take on. It’s the second belief system that is even more engrained and even […]

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Microsoft going after enterprises with Dynamics AX ERP

March 20, 2013

Microsoft is on a full out hunt over SAP’s and Oracles existing install base. And according to this article from Computerworld, they’re winning! Cosmetics manufacturer Revlon is using AX to replace 21 “disparate business systems and 531 point systems,” according to an announcement made Tuesday during the Convergence conference in New Orleans. “We were an […]

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The Beginners Guide to Enterprise Asset Management

December 28, 2012

Asset management is about letting the asset do the work for us. The job is to keep the asset running. Focusing on additional uptime is the goal. The Basic Asset Management Hierarchy This is what different types of Asset Management stages look like: Reactive – Fix it AFTER it fails. The first step of enterprise […]

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What Is Enterprise Software?

May 31, 2012

Traditionally “enterprise” software is software sold to an “enterprise”. To someone who lives high up on the food-chain and doesn’t use the software. He or she mandates the software, which has to be used by employees. That doesn’t work so well in today’s world. Now that we are consumers of software on a daily baises, […]

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The New Age of Productivty

May 15, 2012

Things are changing in the enterprise software space. The over sized, bloated, on premise systems are now turning into cloud based, standardized, agile anywhere applications. A few decades ago it used to be that companies competed with complexity of process. “How much different can we make this supply chain process to gain an edge on […]

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