Mike West is a Vice President and Distinguished Analyst at Saugatuck Technology, with extensive expertise in Cloud Business and Cloud IT, ISVs in transition to SaaS, Cloud Hubs, Platforms and Integration, Social Business Technology platforms, Mobility Platforms, and Risk, Compliance and Governance. Mike has published hundreds of research reports and has addressed audiences around the globe on a wide range of topics concerning technology and business strategy, applications development, and the Cloud.
Recent Stories From this Author
A New Data Tool from Progress Software: Easyl
December 3, 2013 Progress demoed Easyl at Dreamforce and created significant buzz for two good reasons
Informatica Takes Aim at Large Enterprise Markets
November 12, 2013 Informatica's recent announcements address some of the concerns of large enterprise users
Cloud Integration Concerns Have Declined
October 3, 2013 Saugatuck research shows concerns about integration capabilities have fallen sharply in recent years
Single-Vendor Suites Winning over Best-of-Breed and Multi-Vendor Cloud Solutions
July 24, 2013 Saugatucks 2013 Cloud Survey found that enterprise buyers increasingly prefer suite solutions versus best-of-breed or...
Cloud ISVs: Dont Reinvent the Wheel
June 6, 2013 In current transition, tech challenges can be met with best practices
Moving Away from Enterprise Information Boundaries
January 24, 2013 Seven challenges to data management trends, and five quick best practices
Cloud Overhead and Apps Everywhere
December 13, 2012 10 more expectations and developing trends for core business systems in 2013
Emerging Enterprise Architecture Drives 10 Trends for 2013
December 7, 2012 Cloud is the undercurrent for unusual, transformative synergies
Cloud: Moving Too Fast to Evaluate?
October 2, 2012 Innovation at Salesforce.com and others disrupts IT, business relationships
Dreamforce and Social Enterprise Realities
September 21, 2012 Collaboration and social tools way behind Salesforce.com proclamations
Dells Emerging Softer Side
July 23, 2012 Swainson expects cloud, BI to propel software division
10 Enterprise Cloud Insights
July 19, 2012 Deployment survey sparks conversation on on-demand costs, efficiency
A Path to Success in the Cloud
February 23, 2012 SAP deal for SuccessFactors: a real coup
Master Brands Position Enterprise Cloud
February 13, 2012 Acquisitions of Taleo and SuccessFactors show an accelerated cloud pace
Azure: 10 Things You Need to Know
February 1, 2012 10 things you need to know about Microsofts cloud platform, Azure
Five Disruptive Technologies We Are Thankful For
November 29, 2011 What started out as a tactical move to the cloud driven by cost-effective, stand-alone and often narrowly targeted...
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