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Panorama’s 2013 ERP Report: The Good, Bad And Ugly

Panorama’s 2013 ERP Report: The Good, Bad And Ugly

Companies rolling out ERP packages have radically reset their ERP project expectations, according to new report. But that may not be a good thing.
Avis’s Zipcar Acquisition Reflects Enterprise Software Changes

Avis’s Zipcar Acquisition Reflects Enterprise Software Changes

The Avis Budget Group's purchase of car-sharing service Zipcar is analogous to what's occurring between software vendors and their corporate IT customers today.
How to Avoid Cloud Vendor Lock-In

How to Avoid Cloud Vendor Lock-In

New research from Ray Wang of Constellation Research states that cloud-software buyers “face massive potential for vendor lock-in.”
The New New, Totally Next-Gen CIO Role

The New New, Totally Next-Gen CIO Role

The underlying assumption in every re-categorization and rethink of the CIO role is this: What value should an IT leader bring to the table?
HP’s Cautionary Tale Of ‘Bold’ IT Vendor Acquisitions

HP’s Cautionary Tale Of ‘Bold’ IT Vendor Acquisitions

There are no guarantees that big and bold M&As will always go smoothly or achieve the “synergistic returns” espoused by corporate chiefs. See: HP and Autonomy.
Analytics And The Social Enterprise: Believe In It, Or Not

Analytics And The Social Enterprise: Believe In It, Or Not

A new Tapscott Group report makes the case that “active listening to conversations on social media as well as disciplined analysis of all structured and unstructured data is so important.” Do you believe in the Social Enterprise?
Project Management Success: A Skilled Executive Sponsor Needed

Project Management Success: A Skilled Executive Sponsor Needed

Research from The Standish Group shows that the skills of the executive sponsor on IT projects “is the single most important factor that will increase project success.”

iPads, Email and Business Apps: Enjoy Your Summer Work-cations!

New survey results synch up with SAP’s “Anytime, Anywhere, Any device” mobile strategy. Workers are more connected than ever before—and loving it, too.

Data And Information Governance At Johnson & Johnson

How are leading companies managing and governing their Big Data streams and SAP data? Find out how Johnson & Johnson is doing it—and doing it well.
The Benefits of BI Standardization - Benchmarking Insight

The Benefits of BI Standardization – Benchmarking Insight

Companies with a low degree of BI standardization have fewer employees actually using the software and spend more on each user.