Cultivating a Competitive Advantage Amid Rapid Growth

Cultivating a Competitive Advantage Amid Rapid Growth

As 2015 begins, I am thrilled to see Apttus has risen from just 30 employees a few years ago to well over 600. This time last year we recognized the need to bring on board new talent in order to keep pace with rapidly growing customer demand and market opportunity....
Happy Holidays from Apttus

Happy Holidays from Apttus

Amongst all of the sweet treats, bright lights and good cheer of the holiday season, it’s important to take some time and consider those who help make our progress possible. It is in this spirit that I’d like to thank our customers, partners and everyone in the...
Speed is the New Business Imperative

Speed is the New Business Imperative

I had the pleasure of meeting a lot of attendees a few weeks ago at the Salesforce1 event in Munich. Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff gave the keynote and as is now customary, invited several local customer CIOs (Coca-Cola, Deutsch Telekom, Roche, Software AG among others)...
Strong E-Commerce Presence Brings Rewards

Strong E-Commerce Presence Brings Rewards

Dude, where’s my store? It’s not a zero sum game, but it might seem that way in the retail world these days. Online shopping is growing and expected to reach $1.4 Trillion this year @20% y/y growth. Life is good, right? However, a recent USA Today article listed...
Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays

H2 to Summarize Blog Content As we celebrate the holiday season our thoughts turn grateful to those who help make our progress possible. It is in this spirit that I’d like to thank our customers and everyone in the Apttus community who has contributed to our...
Driving Up User Adoption of Selling Applications

Driving Up User Adoption of Selling Applications

Bottom line: Increasing user adoption of new and automated selling systems increases sales, improves customer satisfaction and is a strong catalyst for greater collaboration. Apttus recently reached a new milestone – 500,000 users are now using our applications...
Oracle Plugs CPQ Hole with Acquisition of BigMachines

Oracle Plugs CPQ Hole with Acquisition of BigMachines

If you’re watching trends in the enterprise software market—or living them as I am—you’ll agree it’s been an eventful year. As the ongoing battle between “on-premise-turned-cloud” solutions and “born in the cloud” solutions continues, there have been interesting...