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News Analysis: Lithium Technologies Adds $53M in Financing

New Funding Shows Strength In Social Business Market And Lithium’s Business Model Emeryville, California based Lithum Technologies announced today that it raised $53.4M in financing.  The lead round is from New Enterprise Associates (NEA). Other investors include SAP Ventures. NEA leads the round with Peter Sonsini joining the board. Peter‘s been active with ecommerce play […]

Posted by R "Ray" Wang on January 5, 2012

Monday's Musings: 10 Mega Business Trends To Watch For In 2012

The Shift From Transaction To Engagement Ushers A New Era For Businesses. As organizations enter the evolution from transactional systems to engagement systems, a shift is happening in business (see Figure 1).  Engagement requires a different design point and business model for success.  Engagement must account for sense and response, massive social scale, conversation, new […]

Posted by R "Ray" Wang on December 26, 2011

Press Release: Constellation Research Appoints Sachin Gosavi As VP of India

Constellation Research Inc, an award winning, specialty research and advisory firm that serves business leaders who seek to unleash the power of emerging and disruptive technologies, today announced the appointment of Sachin Gosavi as Vice President (India). Sachin brings over 12 years of experience in marketing and strategy in India, and will focus on serving the […]

Posted by R "Ray" Wang on December 22, 2011

Research Summary: Demystifying Enterprise Gamification For Business

Purpose and Intent Much hype surrounds the topic of gamification. Often seen as a technique to add engagement to existing tasks, projects, marketing campaigns, and initiatives, the term gamification unfortunately lacks the seriousness it deserves. This report seeks to change the point of view and demonstrate where gamification plays a role in the enterprise. More […]

Posted by R "Ray" Wang on December 7, 2011

Press Release: Industry Veteran Barry Wilderman Brings Enteprise Performance Management and CFO Coverage To Constellation Research, Inc.

New York, New York, United States – October 10th, 2011 11:31 am (GMT – 5:00) Eastern Time Constellation Research Inc, a next generation research analyst and advisory firm helping clients achieve business value from emerging and disruptive technologies, announced today that Barry Wilderman has joined as a Vice-President & Principal Analyst for Enterprise Performance Management.  […]

Posted by R "Ray" Wang on October 10, 2011

Executive Profiles: Disruptive Tech Leaders In Cloud Computing – Gaurav Dhillon, SnapLogic

Welcome to an on-going series of interviews with the people behind the technologies in Cloud Computing.  The interviews provide insightful points of view from a customer, industry, and vendor perspective.  A full list of interviewees can be found here. Gaurav Dhillon, CEO and Chairman, SnapLogic Biography An early investor in SnapLogic, Gaurav joined as CEO […]

Posted by R "Ray" Wang on July 27, 2011

Announcing The Constellation SuperNova Awards

THE GENESIS Today, we announce an award that celebrates and recognizes leaders who have overcome the odds to successfully apply emerging and disruptive technologies for their organizations. In Search of Protostars Most award programs recognize the technology suppliers for their advancements in the market.  Few, if any programs, have recognized individuals for their courage in […]

Posted by R "Ray" Wang on June 6, 2011

Press Release: SAP User Group Executive Bridgette Chambers Joins Board of Advisors At Constellation Research

Constellation Gains Strong User Advocate Chicago, Illinois, United States of America – February 15, 2011 08:00 AM (GMT -7:00) Central Time Constellation Research Inc, a next generation research analyst firm helping clients navigate emerging and disruptive technologies, announced today the addition of Bridgette Chambers to the Board of Advisors. Bridgette currently serves as the CEO […]

Posted by R "Ray" Wang on February 15, 2011

Press Release: Oracle User Advocate Debra Lilley Joins Constellation Research's Board of Advisors

Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK – February 7, 2011 8:30 AM (GMT 0:00) Greenwich Time Constellation Research Inc, a next generation research analyst firm helping clients navigate emerging and disruptive technologies, announced today the addition of end user advocate Debra Lilley to the Board of Advisors. Constellation Research’s Board of Advisors play a key role in […]

Posted by R "Ray" Wang on February 7, 2011

Press Release: HR Industry Veteran Naomi Bloom Joins Board of Advisors For Constellation Research

Fort Myers, Florida – January 11, 2011 1:00 PM (GMT -5:00) Eastern Standard Time Constellation Research Inc, a next generation research analyst firm helping clients navigate emerging and disruptive technologies, announced today the addition of Naomi Lee Bloom of Bloom & Wallace to the Board of Advisors. Constellation Research’s Board of Advisors play a key […]

Posted by R "Ray" Wang on January 11, 2011

Press Release: Jeff Ashcroft Brings Next Gen Supply Chain To Constellation Research

Toronto, Ontario – January 10, 2011 11:00 AM (GMT -5:00) Eastern Standard Time Constellation Research Inc, a next generation research analyst firm helping clients navigate emerging and disruptive technologies, announced today the addition of Jeff Ashcroft, a seasoned veteran and innovator in the supply chain and logistics world. Jeff brings two decades of practical logistics […]

Posted by R "Ray" Wang on January 10, 2011