As far as Den is concerned, Kenandy was the hottest ticket at Dreamforce. Kenandy is a new socialised cloud ERP for manufacturing play, partially funded by Ray Lane, ex-Oracle president and partner at Kleiner Perkins, one of the heavy hitter VC firms in Silicon Valley. Its founder, Sandra Kurtzig had been retired some 10 years so this must represent a genuine effort to do something fresh. The total seed investment is $10.5 million – not to be sniffed at.

In this discussion, Frank explains why he thinks this is an interesting development, despite the fact this is not a new concept.

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