Bill McNee

Bill McNee is the founder and CEO of Saugatuck Technology. He has been instrumental in leading the firmís growth while remaining an active voice in its research and consulting delivery. Over the years, he has helped spearhead the firm's research into evolving business and technology models as a result of the shift to Cloud IT and Cloud Business strategies. More recently, he has been actively involved in launching the firmís CIO-targeted Cloud migration / leadership practice.

Recent Stories From this Author

SAP SAPPHIRE NOW 2014 Ė 3 Takeaways
June 6, 2014 SAP is at an important juncture to begin to significantly monetize on the vision it has built over the past few years

The End of the Cloud Experiment - Whatís Next for Business?
March 16, 2014 Where is business computing heading?

Dimension Data and Application Modernization
January 22, 2014 A discussion around application modernization and likely workload migration scenarios for larger enterprises in the coming years

Workday Rising 2013 – Taking the Market By Storm
September 16, 2013 Key takeaways from the Workday Rising 2013 event

The Cloud and Business Innovation: The Implications of SMAC
August 15, 2013 Saugatuck interviews Cognizant Technology’s Malcolm Frank on the evolution toward, and implications of, the...

Adaptive Planning Repositions for Growth
May 7, 2013 Expansion is on the horizon for finance software vendor

Manufacturing Sector Engineers New Cloud Appeal
March 20, 2013 Plex strategy outlines possibilities for sectors and vertical vendors

And the Beacon Award Winners for Business Innovation Are ...
November 14, 2012 Saugatuck lauds four enterprises for creative IT and business methods

A Bull Market for Finance Cloud Apps
October 15, 2012 With better solutions and a business improvement approach, adoption conditions are “ripe”

Transformation in the Cloud
September 4, 2012 An interview with Rich Roseman, CIO News Corp

The CIO Juggling Act
July 17, 2012 Accenture tech architect Paul Daugherty on business concerns and infrastructure evolution

Oracle’s Cloud Position, Strategy and Impact
June 11, 2012 After years of downplaying the importance of the Cloud, Oracle wants to be known as a provider you can trust with a full line...

SAP Deal: Cloud to the Core
May 24, 2012 Ariba buy part of enterprise application growth; Oracle waits in wings

6 Takeaways from SAP’s Sapphire 2012
May 16, 2012 Orlando SAP conference: cloud and in-memory clearly part of the road, and battles, ahead

Back to Applications for Progress Software
May 15, 2012 Vendor re-focuses with PaaS and its OpenEdge core

IBM’s Integration Potential
May 3, 2012 Las Vegas Impact conference gives upfront look at PureSystems, cloud strategy

NetSuite: Shifting Toward the Enterprise
April 30, 2012 NetSuite: solid quarter reflects awareness of medium, large customers

An Enterprise Without Boundaries
April 13, 2012 Emerging architecture gives way to “cloud-mobility-social-analytics” stack

Cloud Hanging over IT Plans
April 2, 2012 Deployments in the discussion, increasingly so in Europe

Tech Investment: Defensive Yet With Significant Growth
March 12, 2012 Wall Street perspective is positive, though overlooks some cloud impact

IBM: The Cloud and the Channel
February 29, 2012 PartnerWorld event shows new bundling, branding focus

Fascinating Range of Government Cloud Deployments
February 21, 2012 SIIA Cloud/Gov presents evolution of standards and uses

CIO Cloud Insight
February 2, 2012 Importance of cloud growing in CIO IT strategy

Salesforce Acquires Rypple and Enters Collaborative HCM Space
December 21, 2011 has been on an acquisition binge in support of a broadened vision for the company as it repositions itself as...

EU Data Privacy – An Update!
December 9, 2011 We still have several years to go before we will ultimately see a European-wide set of data privacy standards – as there...

SAP Announces Plans to Acquire SuccessFactors
December 7, 2011 The long-term question may not be how they will bring together their core Cloud product architectures – but rather how...

IBM Software: Going Vertical and Selling Outcomes
December 2, 2011 While there are a number of important software industry trends that ebb and flow through time, the advent of the Cloud is...

Trip Report: CIO Summit
November 29, 2011 There was strong consensus that Cloud is just another weapon in the growing arsenal of tools to address evolving business...

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