Monthly Archives: April 2012

Latin America and Asia – but don't forget the West

shutterstock_69132217Focus on the newly emerging regions – but don’t abandon your traditional markets.

The West continues to struggle its way out of a downturn in the economy, with sales for many businesses being at an all time low.  However – there is a glimmer of hope in the emerging markets of Latin America, and the Asian economies.  Is it worth concentrating the majority of our efforts in this new sphere, and abandoning the selling patterns of the past?

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Is the UK G-Cloud in trouble already?

Cloud imageWill there be repercussions for the program after the departure of Chris Chant?

Following the resignation of Chris Chant as the leader of the Government G-Cloud Campaign, there has been a lot of press surrounding the program, both negative and positive.

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Is your ERP system hampering business?

Cloud computing and the increasing consumerisation of enterprise technology are two factors that are transforming ERP and enabling new ways for companies to interact with their staff, customers, suppliers and other stakeholders. Despite such advancements, ERP deployments are often left to grow old, moving from a business enabler delivering value, to a straitjacket holding the business back. In this post, we look at some of the some of the indications that an ERP system is hampering your business.

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Mobile Apps – a security risk too far?

shutterstock_88454554Can business afford the risk of mobile apps?

A key theme to emerge from the CFO Leadership Summit in Orlando this week was a genuine concern about the new spate of mobile apps.  Many CFOs are apprehensive about the security and the limitations of the growing number of mobile financial reporting apps that are on the market at the moment.

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The importance of a Chief Technology Officer

shutterstock_2599996Should the UK government follow the example of the US and the private sector?

The United States have had a CTO since early 2009, with Obama recognizing the power of technology in modern government in his address to the UK Parliament last year.

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