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The Coming Shift in Enterprise Software

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Consumer product companies have to be “user centric” to survive and yet most enterprise software companies fall short on this front. Why Invest?

Startups and a Common Misunderstanding in Agile Software Development


They didn't feel they had visibility into timelines and costs for development of their software. They couldn't plan their business.

How Classy Is Helping Nonprofits To Attract and Retain Supporters


What do you get when you combine a charitable pub crawl, the movie Anchorman, and a software developer randomly hired off Craigslist? Thanks!

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Colony Logic: Helping The Enterprise Overcome Legacy Systems


The company is focused on the enterprise software area. It''s not often that startups come out of the gate, backed by a private equity investor.

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Ten of Southern California's Top Software Companies


marketing, and not enough of the traditional, software-and-algorithm intensive startups you'd expect to see in Silicon Valley. Factual. Inktank.

How ContractSafe Wants To Help You Get Your Legal Docs In Order, With Ken Button


To address that disaster, Ken Button and Randy Bishop�two veterans of the startup industry�created ContractSafe (, a new online service aimed at helping companies to tame that mess and manage and store their contracts in the cloud. We have been around software for a long time. What is ContractSafe? READ MORE>>.

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Connectifier Gets $6M For Recruiting Software


Orange County-based Connectifier , a sttup founded by ex-Googlers, and which is developing search-powered recruiting software, has raised $6M in a Series A. Connetifier is developing tools which use search software and artifial intelligence to better help recruiers find and locate talent. READ MORE>>.

The Next 5 Years: Possible Trends in Business Software

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During the past twenty five years, software programs utilized by business underwent tremendous changes. Enhanced Platform Mobility.

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MindSpark Taps Autistic Individuals For Software Testing Workforce


Santa Monica-based startup MindSpark announced on Tuesday that it is expanding its efforts to provide enterprise level, software testing, tapping into a workforce of employees who are specifically on the autism spectrum. mindspark autism autistic software testing consultancyREAD MORE>>.

FloQast Gets $1.3M For Financial Software


According to FloQast, it is developing closing software aimed at helping accountants close their books faster, and which integrates with Intacct and NetSuite. startup capital venture software close financial floqast Los Angeles-based FloQast has raised $1.3M in a funding round, according to the company. READ MORE>>.

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Fan Appz Launches Personal Marketing Platform To Help Brands Convert Fans Into Loyal Customers

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That’s how social can help build customer lifetime value.”. Companies want to see their social media investment drive sales.”

Top 11 Free Travel Apps To Help Keep You Sane

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Traveling has changed so much, especially with the help of a smartphone. What new cultures are there to see? Where to eat?

TigerText's New Bot Helps Schedule Appointments, More


Is a messaging "bot" the answer to helping to improve the quality of health care? TigerText--which is widely used in a healthcare setting as a replacement for non-HIPAA compliance texting--said it is using natural language processing and other technology for the healthcare automation software. READ MORE>>.

Profitability Helps San Diego Lender Step Out from Industry Cloud


LendingClub helped to pioneer the model, saying in November 2012 that it had surpassed $1 billion in loans issued since 2006, when it was founded. There is more integrity to the process,” Gilbert said, because National Funding uses traditional loan analysts as well as software to analyze and process its loan applications.

Bridg Aims At Restaurants With New CRM Software


Los Angeles-based software developer Bridg said this week that it has launched a new customer relationship management (CRM) software product specifically aimed at restaurants. bridge software customer relationship management restaurant productREAD MORE>>.

How to Make Sure Professional Services Don’t Take Over Your Software Company

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help you integrate your product with other systems making it harder for your product to be replaced by competitors. training. rollout support.

Poor Software Developers - Pull the Plug Early


There's an old adage in software development that I refer to all the time: The first 90% of development takes 90% of the time. used this when I taught software engineering. The remaining 10%, takes the other 90% of the time. It's currently in beta. used a company in India to develop the site, and it's mostly done.

Pakedge Device and Software Acquired For $32.7M By Control4


Pakedge Device & Software , a provider of home and business networking products and services, has been acquired by Control4 in a $32.7M Control4 said that the acquisition will help it expand its networking, power management, and cloud-based remote management capabilities. deal, the companies said this week. READ MORE>>.

LA Clippers Turn To Computer Vision, Software Analytics To Improve Shooting


The Los Angeles Clippers are turning to software analytics to help improve their shooting percentages, according to software developer Noah Software. All of that information is fed into a system to help players know exactly why they missed a shot, and provides suggestions on how a player can improve their shooting.

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Swarm Aims To Rejuvenate San Diego's Software Industry


It hasn''t been a great few months for San Diego''s software and technology industry, as the city has seen three, big software companies move their operations, and thousands of jobs, to Texas. growth investment industry software diego swarm Others involved in the effort include investor Brant Cooper, and Cooley''s Eric Otterson.

FloQast Finds $6.5M For Accounting Software


Los Angeles-based FloQast , a new software startup developing month-end closing software for accountants, has raised $6.5M in a Series A funding, the company said today. FloQast says it has developed software which works alongside Excel to help accountants do their monthly close of books. READ MORE>>.

Tritech Software Buys The Omega Group From Trimble


San Diego-based Tritech Software , a developer of software for the law enforcement, public safety, fire, and emergency medical services (EMS) industries, has acquired The Omega Group , a developer of cloud-based mapping and analytics software for the market. Financial terms of the acquisition were not announced. READ MORE>>.

Condusiv Debuts SQL, Exchange Optimization Software


Burbank-based Condusiv , the developer of disk optimization software, has set its targets on SQL Server and Microsoft Exchange, with a new product. The firm said its new product, the V-locity Server I/O optimization software, is designed for use on servers running SQL Server and Microsoft Exchange. READ MORE>>.

Guidance Software Lands Retailer


Pasadena-based Guidance Software , the developer of electronic discovery and investigation software, announced today that it has signed an un-named, multi-billion dollar retailer as a customer. According to Guidance Software, the firm will help the retailer build an "e-discovery center of excellence". READ MORE>>.

FollowMaid Helps Clean Up, Manage Twitter Followers


The new service--created by Pacific Palisades software development firm Etronica--is aimed at both individuals and businesses. According to Etronica, the new service automatically scans Twitter accounts, and is designed to help social media managers better manage their Twitter followers. READ MORE>>.

BitVore Finds $4.5M For Big Data Software


Irvine-based Bitvore , a startup developing big data and intelligence-gathering software which pulls information from both public and private data sources for businesses, said this morning that it has closed a $4.5M, Series A funding round. The funding was led by serial entreprenur Yuri Pikover, as well as $1M from crowdfunding. READ MORE>>.

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mPulse Gets $10M For Mobile Health Software


Los Angeles-based mPulse a developer of mobile software to help health plans better communicate with their clients, has raised $10M in a Series A funding round. The company's mobile software is used by health plans and pharmaceutical companies, and counts the Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP) and Kaiser as customers. READ MORE>>.

Citrusbyte Wants the World to Build Better Software


Citrusbyte is a full stack, design and development firm that specializes in helping companies get the APIs they need to run more efficiently. According to the team, the driving philosophy behind Mission Control was to help the world create better software. Image Credit: Wikipedia  .

Qualaroo Launches New Product, Helps Convert Web Visitors


Qualaroo , a developer of website conversion and analytics software which helps web businesses improve the experience and conversion of their visitors, has launched a new product. Qualaroo''s CEO, Sean Ellis, has been involved in such startups as Eventbrite, Dropbox, Xobni, LogMeIn, among other companies. READ MORE>>.

VIEVU Helps Cops turn the Camera on YOU

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We do have a cloud system right now, but it’s done with the software.  The wearable tech sector shows no signs of slowing down in 2014. 

Bluebeam Software Acquired For $100M


Pasadena-based software developer Bluebeam Software has been acquired by German software company Nemetschek AG , the two said late Friday. According to the two, Nemetschek will pay $100M for BlueBeam, which is a developer of PDF software used for architecture, engineering, and construction. READ MORE>>.

PaeDae Debuts System To Help Mobile App Developers Find New Users


bartr paedae mobile development software exchange link traffic advertisingIn PaeDae's new BARTR system, the company said that it will let developers earn credits--without transaction fees or surcharges--for advertising other applications, which they in turn can use to spend on advertising to attract game players on other applications.

SOA Software Launches New Product


Los Angeles-based enterprise software developer SOA Software has rolled out a new product this morning, focused on management of application programming interfaces (APIs). The company said it snew product, LIfecycle Manager for APIs, helps enterprises manage the development use of APIs, services, and software assets.

Changes in Software & Venture Capital – Part 2 of 3

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Open cloud led by Amazon with their AWS services drove total operating costs down by 90%. This led to an explosion in startups. Funny, that. Enter VC.

MomentFeed Upgrades Location Analytics Software


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O Labs Launched To Incubate, Accelerate Enterprise Software In LA


According to the three, they have created O Labs as an independent company specifically to create, grow, and operate portfolio companies focused on helping large and growing enterprises. olabs manatt accelerator incubator originate hale boggs keyvan peymani jeff scheinrock enterprise software startup READ MORE>>.

Small Business Tools that help with Website Development and Content Sharing

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GraphDat helps streamline the process of maintaining quick and reliable  server performance.

iRise Adds iPad, Android Emulation To Prototyping Software


El Segundo-based iRise , which develops enterprise prototyping software, used to help business users mock up visual software prototypes of applications, said Wednesday that it has added new support for iPads and Android phones. irise android ipad emulation software prototype mockup mobileREAD MORE>>.

Koupon Kitty Launches Coupon Code Software


A new, online coupon software "bookmarklet" called Koupon Kitty --backed by Juvo Capital, the investment firm of Talmadge O'Neill and Harry Tsao--said it launched Wednesday, to help consumers find the best coupon codes for various e-commerce sites. koupon kitty bookmarklet browser software savings deals coupons code coupon Creating A New Events Management Software Giant, with Gregg Parise


Is the world ready for another event management software provider? What is all about? The world today is not about that. Thanks!