An interview with Anders Lisdorf, CEO of SensorSix

By Mila Nikolova, 26 September 2014

We asked Anders Lisdorf, CEO of SensorSix, a few questions about his company and his view of the markets they serve.   (more…)

[Interview] Sciforma CEO Talks of Planning Your Business Around Sequence of Client Needs

By Jennifer Riggins, 25 September 2014

No matter what you are selling, a car, your design work, or a software as a service (SaaS), you have to listen more than talk. Why? Because the most successful form of sales -- and product development for that matter -- dates back about 2,500 years ago. Whatever product or service you are offering needs to evolve around not only the set of needs your prospects have, but also the order in which they need those needs fulfilled. This is exactly what Yann le Bihan kept in mind when he created Sciforma project and portfolio management tool back in 1982. And that's how the solution has been evolving ever since. (more…)

[Interview] Samanage CEO Looks to Create Better Software Experience

By Jennifer Riggins, 29 July 2014

Doron Gordon is the CEO of Samanage IT Service Desk Software for risk detection, license management and software inventory. He talks about how the greatest accomplishment any business can achieve is to assemble a fantastic, customer-oriented team. And then creating a fantastic user experience can't hurt either. Without further ado, let's learn the story of Samanage!  (more…)

[Interview] Tenrox Looks to Make Workflow-Driven Software for All Service Organizations and Project Workforces

By Jennifer Riggins, 4 July 2014

There are a couple of trends in cloud-based business software: mobility, integrations, customization, and ease of use. All these are happening with one goal in mind: to make technological business solutions accessible to the masses. You no longer need a doctorate in a specific software niche to improve processes and productivity -- pretty much anyone can use business apps for this. But this is a rather newer ideal. That's why it's interesting that way back in 2003, Kevin Sequeira joined Tenrox (now a part of Upland Software), a company that makes professional services automation software for the greater professional services market. Today, we learn from Kevin, the General Manager & Director of Product management of how it happened. (more…)

How to Create a Business that Fulfills a Need

By Jennifer Riggins, 13 June 2014

Keeping in touch with your clients. This is definitely what you want to do, but you don't often have time to do. Thank goodness for email. And with SendinBlue and other email marketing software, you are able to automate and track much of your customer communications. This is why Armand Thiberge started SendinBlue, to ease the growing of his own business. We've found the best businesses tend to be created to solve an entrepreneur's own challenges. So let's jump right in and find out how Armand created a business to solve yours! (more…)

[Interview] Quote-to-Cash pioneers Apttus links leads to revenue

By Jennifer Riggins, 21 May 2014

We asked Kirk Krappe, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Apttus CPQ (Configure Price Quote), Apttus Contract Management, and Apttus Revenue Management a few questions about the company and his view of the markets they serve. (more…)

[Interview] Groove Uses Human Touch to Grow Help Desk Biz

By Mila Nikolova, 18 May 2014

We had the pleasure of talking to Alex Turnbull, Founder and CEO of Groove, about the evolution of the company, the benefits of cloud based helpdesk software, and the future of the product. (more…)

[Interview] Insightly CRM says easy-to-access information is power

By Jennifer Riggins, 15 May 2014

Let's be serious, there are many customer relationship management solutions (CRM) out there. Much of the traffic we get at GetApp is from folks trying to sound out the difference in the cacophony of CRM choices. One theme though is certainly true, a CRM is an essential tool for any sized business that works with customers. Insightly CRM in particular is one of the most popular of all our solutions because it focuses on easy access and organization of all your important client information. That's why we couldn't wait to sit down with CEO and founder Anthony Smith and learn how it all began! (more…)

[Interview] “We do one thing really, really well: invoicing” Patrick Dodd, President of Blinksale

By Mila Nikolova, 18 April 2014

We had the pleasure of talking to Patrick Dodd, President of Blinksale, about the evolution of the company, the benefits of invoicing software for small businesses and the future of the product.  (more…)

[Interview] “Software should deliver clear ROI” Ben Harris, CEO of Decibel Insight

By Mila Nikolova, 28 March 2014

We had the pleasure of talking to Ben Harris, CEO of Decibel Insight, about the evolution of the company, the benefits of visual web analytics software for conversion rate optimisation and the future of the product. (more…)