After he pulled off an agreement for an $8.3 billion acquisition, which he described as "the largest acquisition in the history of the SaaS industry," you could excuse SAP CEO Bill McDermott's exuberance when discussing Concur Thursday night during a conference call with analysts and media.
To "win the hearts and minds" of the North American market, travel booking and expense management provider KDS is taking an unconventional approach to growing its business, CEO Dean Forbes last month told The Beat.
During Sabre's first earnings conference call since returning to the public market, executives discussed an accelerating trend toward suppliers outsourcing technology projects.
Deloitte this week issued its annual 2013 Technology Fast 500 list of the fastest-growing North American firms in the technology, media, telecom, life sciences and clean technology sectors. A number of travel- or meetings-related companies made the list, including QuickMobile, ranked highest among them at 21st.