Category Archives: Business Change

Articles reflecting on upcoming trends and changes to business practices.

All CFOs have to be ‘digital’ and here’s why

Recently we’ve seen a lot of attention on the CIO and the CMO when it comes to bringing digital expertise to Boards. But what about the CFO? In today’s digital businesses, successful CFOs will have to share the burden whether they like it or not. That’s because it has fundamentally changed the way business is done and has impacted business models irreversibly. Continue reading

The new UNIT4 – 5 reasons to get excited about the future

At its UK customer conference in Edinburgh earlier this month UNIT4’s CEO José Duarte made no secret of the business’s ambition to lead the way in making technology more aligned with the seamless, convenient and easy to use digital lives we all enjoy in our home and leisure time. This move supports the fact many of us face the daily frustrations and challenges of ineffective, non-integrated and collaboration resistant business systems and solutions that seem to inhibit our ability to work optimally in any location, at any time, with disparate teams, or on any device. Continue reading

How Middlesbrough Council went to G-Cloud to replace SAP with UNIT4

Yesterday’s Computing magazine in the UK ran a case study following an interview with UNIT4 customer, Middlesbrough Council. Steve Fletcher, corporate programme manager discusses the Council’s search for economies in its IT systems with the main focus on an SAP finance and payroll system “that seemed to require more resources to maintain than an organisation the size of the council ought to be spending.” Continue reading

Recruiting and retaining millennials – are you socially aware?

For millennials, the cloud is already very much a reality. As they move into the world of business, they will expect their experience with technology at work to mirror their experience at home. We have to start thinking differently if we want to recruit and retain tomorrow’s talent. Continue reading

Business-focused group reporting

Business-focused group reporting: Focus on the change process now that the technology exists

In this article we invite Kerstin Ollesson, Vice President and COO at Meritmind to talk about how modern technology and reporting tools can delivery quality data.  An increasing number of operational decision-makers demand analysis that is both faster and more business focused. Continue reading