|By Marketwired .||
|February 7, 2013 11:30 AM EST||
SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/07/13 -- Today, GoodData® announced that its partners are now able to build, promote and sell their own customized Bashes from the GoodData BashMarketplace. The GoodData BashMarketplace is a library of pre-built business analytics mashups called GoodData Bashes. Partners and customers can create and access Bashes from this ecosystem to address their specific business needs.
With this announcement, consulting firms, systems integrators and solution providers have access to GoodData's resources and ecosystem reach to add significant data driven revenue to their businesses.
Bashes, built on GoodData's leading Big Data Monetization platform, include integrations, reports, analytics, key performance indicators and best practices rolled into a visually stunning user experience. GoodData Bashes allow any business person, in any size company, to collect and process data from multiple sources, turning it into meaningful insights that they can act on, from any device.
"Our partners can now monetize their domain expertise through a combination of Bashes and GoodData services," said Cody Crnkovich, Vice President of Channels and Alliances at GoodData. "Leveraging GoodData's unique solution provider program, consultancies and VARs have a significant opportunity to create new recurring revenue from big data based around their core competencies on our industry-leading platform."
The GoodData partner Bash and professional services revenue increased four times in the second half of 2012. Many leading cloud solution providers are building GoodData Bashes, including ACR Analytics, Alternative Technology Solutions, Bitbang, Bluewolf, Covali, DemandGen, EmeraldCube, Keboola, Levementum, LyntonWeb, Samuraiz, Strategy Lab and Zero One Consulting.
Covali Sales & Profitability Bash
Covali is a highly experienced consulting firm specializing in providing integrated and advanced reporting and business intelligence (BI) solutions. Through this partnership, enterprises will now have the ability to analyze data from their Microsoft, Sage or MySql ERP systems. Covali is first to market with a Bash that integrates cloud BI technology with onsite data systems. The initial business applications will focus on sales and margins, customer value, supplier performance and financial performance.
"We are excited to become a preferred delivery partner for GoodData," said Noel Shannon, CEO of Covali. "This partnership will enable us to utilize our key strengths and deep web analytics knowledge to give customers a unique level of meaningful insight into their data. We will work hard to uphold the GoodData standard and are honored to be an extension of their delivery team."
Samuraiz Business Performance Monitoring Bash
Samuraiz Corporation is a software, middleware and cloud service distributor providing total support in marketing, sales and service for global advanced IT vendors and serving enterprise customers in Japan. Samuraiz provides advanced software, middleware and cloud services to reinforce business strategy of Japanese companies.
"We believe that the evolving Bash ecosystem powered by GoodData in Japan accelerates the business of many Japanese companies and brings enormous benefit to them," said Ritaro Tani, President of Samuraiz. "As our first step of introducing GoodData to the Japanese market, we are developing a business performance monitoring Bash especially for Salesforce.com users in Japan. We are going to add further benefits through mashups of Webtrends' analytics data, Compuware Gomez's user experience data and Japanese social analytics data to Samuraiz solutions powered by GoodData."
Zero One Digital Media Bash
Zero One helps companies improve communications, streamline processes, and develop new revenue channels with strategy, design and cloud technology. By collaborating with GoodData, Zero One is able to offer digital media clients data driven insights into their customer quality, content efficiency and audience profiles.
"In new media, it is critical to identify, obtain, and retain deep customer relationships that drive recurring revenue," said John Miller, Principal at Zero One Consulting. "The problem is that you need more than Google Analytics to do this. Our Media Bash provides immediate, actionable insights. We are very excited to team with GoodData on this innovative offering."
Levementum xRM Bash
Levementum is a leading Cloud Solutions Provider, with a focus on helping organizations run business applications like messaging, collaboration, CRM and analytics in the cloud. By developing hybrid cloud solutions upon industry leading platforms, such as Salesforce.com, GoodData, SugarCRM and Magento, Levementum helps customers leverage the power of the cloud for their businesses. Levementum's advanced relationship management analytics solutions powered by GoodData extend the value of CRM and Commerce solutions by providing measurable insights that optimize activity and enable smart data driven decisions.
"The power of GoodData to gather data from cloud applications, the web and other social outlets to provide businesses with real-time insight into business performance and customer behavior adds to the value of the CRM and Commerce solutions Levementum provides to our clients," said Doug Guilbeau, Managing Partner and EVP Operations at Levementum. "This combination of intelligence will allow businesses to make better decisions for measurable results."
DemandGen Demand Analytics Bash
DemandGen International is a global consulting firm helping progressive companies leverage marketing automation and CRM systems including Eloqua, Marketo and Salesforce. DemandGen has built a solid reputation as the trusted advisor to the world's leading marketing and sales teams for their vast expertise in building award-winning lead management systems. Their passion for helping clients measure marketing's success led the company to develop a Demand Analytics Bash powered by GoodData. The Marketing Performance Management Dashboard provides insight into marketing's contribution to pipeline and revenue.
"Our goal was to find this proverbial 'Holy Grail' for Marketing, and GoodData allowed us to build it," said David Lewis, Founder and CEO at DemandGen International. "We believe our clients need to show how Marketing activities and results tie to the strategic objectives of the business. Our GoodData Bash is a game changer for providing executives with a clear picture of Marketing's value and contribution."
GoodData provides a cloud-based platform and apps that enable more than 8,000 global businesses to monetize big data. GoodData is headquartered in San Francisco and is backed by Andreessen Horowitz, General Catalyst Partners, Fidelity Growth Partners, Next World Capital, Tenaya Capital and Windcrest Partners. For more information, read our blog, visit our website and follow @gooddata on Twitter.
©2013 GoodData Corporation. All rights reserved. GoodData, Bash, GoodBash, GoodSales Bash, GoodSuccess Bash, GoodMarketing Bash, GoodSubscription Bash, BashMarketplace, and others are trademarks of GoodData Corporation in the United States and other jurisdictions. Other names used herein may be trademarks of their respective owners.
The 3rd International Internet of @ThingsExpo, co-located with the 16th International Cloud Expo - to be held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY - announces that its Call for Papers is now open. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the biggest idea since the creation of the Worldwide Web more than 20 years ago.
Nov. 28, 2014 05:00 PM EST Reads: 2,113
15th Cloud Expo, which took place Nov. 4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, expanded the conference content of @ThingsExpo, Big Data Expo, and DevOps Summit to include two developer events. IBM held a Bluemix Developer Playground on November 5 and ElasticBox held a Hackathon on November 6. Both events took place on the expo floor. The Bluemix Developer Playground, for developers of all levels, highlighted the ease of use of Bluemix, its services and functionalit...
Nov. 27, 2014 07:00 PM EST Reads: 2,194
"We help companies that are using a lot of Software as a Service. We help companies manage and gain visibility into what people are using inside the company and decide to secure them or use standards to lock down or to embrace the adoption of SaaS inside the company," explained Scott Kriz, Co-founder and CEO of Bitium, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 15th Cloud Expo, held Nov 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Nov. 27, 2014 07:00 PM EST Reads: 2,023
Some developers believe that monitoring is a function of the operations team. Some operations teams firmly believe that monitoring the systems they maintain is sufficient to run the business successfully. Most of them are wrong. The complexity of today's applications have gone far and beyond the capabilities of "traditional" system-level monitoring tools and approaches and requires much broader knowledge of business and applications as a whole. The goal of DevOps is to connect all aspects of app...
Nov. 27, 2014 06:00 PM EST Reads: 1,924
The 4th International DevOps Summit, co-located with16th International Cloud Expo – being held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY – announces that its Call for Papers is now open. Born out of proven success in agile development, cloud computing, and process automation, DevOps is a macro trend you cannot afford to miss. From showcase success stories from early adopters and web-scale businesses, DevOps is expanding to organizations of all sizes, including the world's large...
Nov. 27, 2014 06:00 PM EST Reads: 2,443
SAP is delivering break-through innovation combined with fantastic user experience powered by the market-leading in-memory technology, SAP HANA. In his General Session at 15th Cloud Expo, Thorsten Leiduck, VP ISVs & Digital Commerce, SAP, discussed how SAP and partners provide cloud and hybrid cloud solutions as well as real-time Big Data offerings that help companies of all sizes and industries run better. SAP launched an application challenge to award the most innovative SAP HANA and SAP HANA...
Nov. 27, 2014 05:00 PM EST Reads: 1,825
Want to enable self-service provisioning of application environments in minutes that mirror production? Can you automatically provide rich data with code-level detail back to the developers when issues occur in production? In his session at DevOps Summit, David Tesar, Microsoft Technical Evangelist on Microsoft Azure and DevOps, will discuss how to accomplish this and more utilizing technologies such as Microsoft Azure, Visual Studio online, and Application Insights in this demo-heavy session.
Nov. 27, 2014 04:45 PM EST Reads: 1,850
When an enterprise builds a hybrid IaaS cloud connecting its data center to one or more public clouds, security is often a major topic along with the other challenges involved. Security is closely intertwined with the networking choices made for the hybrid cloud. Traditional networking approaches for building a hybrid cloud try to kludge together the enterprise infrastructure with the public cloud. Consequently this approach requires risky, deep "surgery" including changes to firewalls, subnets...
Nov. 27, 2014 04:45 PM EST Reads: 2,095
DevOps is all about agility. However, you don't want to be on a high-speed bus to nowhere. The right DevOps approach controls velocity with a tight feedback loop that not only consists of operational data but also incorporates business context. With a business context in the decision making, the right business priorities are incorporated, which results in a higher value creation. In his session at DevOps Summit, Todd Rader, Solutions Architect at AppDynamics, discussed key monitoring techniques...
Nov. 27, 2014 04:30 PM EST Reads: 1,996
Cultural, regulatory, environmental, political and economic (CREPE) conditions over the past decade are creating cross-industry solution spaces that require processes and technologies from both the Internet of Things (IoT), and Data Management and Analytics (DMA). These solution spaces are evolving into Sensor Analytics Ecosystems (SAE) that represent significant new opportunities for organizations of all types. Public Utilities throughout the world, providing electricity, natural gas and water,...
Nov. 27, 2014 04:00 PM EST Reads: 2,100
The security devil is always in the details of the attack: the ones you've endured, the ones you prepare yourself to fend off, and the ones that, you fear, will catch you completely unaware and defenseless. The Internet of Things (IoT) is nothing if not an endless proliferation of details. It's the vision of a world in which continuous Internet connectivity and addressability is embedded into a growing range of human artifacts, into the natural world, and even into our smartphones, appliances, a...
Nov. 27, 2014 04:00 PM EST Reads: 2,166
How do APIs and IoT relate? The answer is not as simple as merely adding an API on top of a dumb device, but rather about understanding the architectural patterns for implementing an IoT fabric. There are typically two or three trends: Exposing the device to a management framework Exposing that management framework to a business centric logic Exposing that business layer and data to end users. This last trend is the IoT stack, which involves a new shift in the separation of what stuff happe...
Nov. 27, 2014 03:00 PM EST Reads: 2,190
The Internet of Things is tied together with a thin strand that is known as time. Coincidentally, at the core of nearly all data analytics is a timestamp. When working with time series data there are a few core principles that everyone should consider, especially across datasets where time is the common boundary. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Jim Scott, Director of Enterprise Strategy & Architecture at MapR Technologies, discussed single-value, geo-spatial, and log time series dat...
Nov. 27, 2014 03:00 PM EST Reads: 2,314
An entirely new security model is needed for the Internet of Things, or is it? Can we save some old and tested controls for this new and different environment? In his session at @ThingsExpo, New York's at the Javits Center, Davi Ottenheimer, EMC Senior Director of Trust, reviewed hands-on lessons with IoT devices and reveal a new risk balance you might not expect. Davi Ottenheimer, EMC Senior Director of Trust, has more than nineteen years' experience managing global security operations and asse...
Nov. 27, 2014 01:00 PM EST Reads: 2,198
The Internet of Things will greatly expand the opportunities for data collection and new business models driven off of that data. In her session at @ThingsExpo, Esmeralda Swartz, CMO of MetraTech, discussed how for this to be effective you not only need to have infrastructure and operational models capable of utilizing this new phenomenon, but increasingly service providers will need to convince a skeptical public to participate. Get ready to show them the money!
Nov. 27, 2014 11:00 AM EST Reads: 2,026
SYS-CON Media announced that Centrify, a provider of unified identity management across cloud, mobile and data center environments that delivers single sign-on (SSO) for users and a simplified identity infrastructure for IT, has launched an ad campaign on Cloud Computing Journal. The ads focus on security: how an organization can successfully control privilege for all of the organization’s identities to mitigate identity-related risk without slowing down the business, and how Centrify provides ...
Nov. 27, 2014 10:00 AM EST Reads: 1,833
The Internet of Things will put IT to its ultimate test by creating infinite new opportunities to digitize products and services, generate and analyze new data to improve customer satisfaction, and discover new ways to gain a competitive advantage across nearly every industry. In order to help corporate business units to capitalize on the rapidly evolving IoT opportunities, IT must stand up to a new set of challenges. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Jeff Kaplan, Managing Director of THINKstrateg...
Nov. 27, 2014 10:00 AM EST Reads: 2,014
"SAP had made a big transition into the cloud as we believe it has significant value for our customers, drives innovation and is easy to consume. When you look at the SAP portfolio, SAP HANA is the underlying platform and it powers all of our platforms and all of our analytics," explained Thorsten Leiduck, VP ISVs & Digital Commerce at SAP, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 15th Cloud Expo, held Nov 4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Nov. 27, 2014 08:15 AM EST Reads: 1,681
One of the biggest challenges when developing connected devices is identifying user value and delivering it through successful user experiences. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Mike Kuniavsky, Principal Scientist, Innovation Services at PARC, described an IoT-specific approach to user experience design that combines approaches from interaction design, industrial design and service design to create experiences that go beyond simple connected gadgets to create lasting, multi-device exp...
Nov. 27, 2014 08:00 AM EST Reads: 2,019
Enthusiasm for the Internet of Things has reached an all-time high. In 2013 alone, venture capitalists spent more than $1 billion dollars investing in the IoT space. With "smart" appliances and devices, IoT covers wearable smart devices, cloud services to hardware companies. Nest, a Google company, detects temperatures inside homes and automatically adjusts it by tracking its user's habit. These technologies are quickly developing and with it come challenges such as bridging infrastructure gaps,...
Nov. 27, 2014 07:45 AM EST Reads: 2,122