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

27-Feb-2013 | Thomas Wailgum

To ERP, or not to ERP…that is the question that confronts many growing businesses that are weighing a substantial investment (shall we say an “outrageous fortune”) in new or to-be-upgraded enter

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Avis’s Zipcar Acquisition Reflects Enterprise Software Changes

14-Jan-2013 | Thomas Wailgum

When the Avis Budget Group announced that it was buying car-sharing service Zipcar, it got at least one enterprise software analyst thinking about the analogous situation occurring at on-premise softw

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How to Avoid Cloud Vendor Lock-In

3-Dec-2012 | Thomas Wailgum

A new research report on cloud-software buying trends is chock-full of warnings for those companies who blindly ignore the “massive potential” for vendor lock-in in the cloud. “Despite a perc

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The New New, Totally Next-Gen CIO Role

30-Nov-2012 | Thomas Wailgum

You can’t swing a dead cat around these days and not hit someone or some consultancy trying to redefine the CIO role or predict the “next generation” skillsets that tomorrow’s IT leaders will

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

23-Nov-2012 | Thomas Wailgum

It was a “bold action.” That’s how HP CEO Leo Apotheker put it, when he announced HP’s $11 billion acquisition of EIM vendor Autonomy in August 2011. Stated Apotheker: “We believe this bold

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

28-Sep-2012 | Thomas Wailgum

“Rethinking Analytics for the Social Enterprise,” a new research report written by author and business innovation expert, Don Tapscott, and his colleague, Mike Dover, sounds like it was written fo

Project Management Success: A Skilled Executive Sponsor Needed

18-Jul-2012 | Thomas Wailgum

What’s one of the keys to ensuring the success of business-technology projects, like SAP implementations? An executive sponsor with the right skills and pre-defined responsibilities, according to re

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

11-Jul-2012 | Thomas Wailgum

The results of a new survey on how Americans work and the impact of mobile technologies probably won’t surprise you: All those smartphones, tablets and cloud apps are enabling U.S. workers to work m

Data And Information Governance At Johnson & Johnson

25-Jun-2012 | Thomas Wailgum

Each and every one of Johnson & Johnson’s U.S. consumer products possesses nearly 400 data attributes. These range from packaging dimensions and weights to storage requirements and selling price

The Benefits of BI Standardization – Benchmarking Insight

1-Jun-2012 | Thomas Wailgum

The rise of best-of-breed software-buying strategies has been the proverbial “blessing and a curse” for companies. On one hand, they’ve been able to buy one-off packages that fulfill very specif