BLOG WISDOM: 2011 Cloud Merger & Acquisition

Advanced Cyber/IO, Blog Wisdom, Commerce, Methods & Process
Ric Merrifield

RE-THINK

2011 Cloud M&A Predictions

Posted: 17 Jan 2011 11:35 AM PST

Phi Beta Iota: Ric is the author of Rethink–A Business Manifesto for Cutting Costs and Boosting Innovation.  Below we list only the eleven companies with links, and one additional reference.  His complete posting with full paragraphs on each as well as context on GroupOn, Facebook, and Microsoft, is a tremendous overview.

1) doxo. free online bill pay service

2) Yelp. social voting

3) Tippr.  highlights flaws in GroupOn

4) Gist.  aggregates all social interactions in one place

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5) Shiftboard. sign up and manage shift assignments

6) Limeade.  personalized health plans

7) ReputationDefender. gives individual complete control

8) Concur.  expense management

9) ActiveWords. saves time, productivity enhancer

10) Symantec.  gorilla in security marketspace

11) I4CP.  Institute for Corporate Productivity