In the first article of this ERP series, ‘Why use ERP and what are the benefits of an ERP solution’ we looked at the benefits that organizations get from using ERP. In this and future articles in the series, we identify some of the key trends impacting ERP systems and the improvements they will deliver to end users. Continue reading
Some think private clouds lack the breadth their public cloud cousins have in terms of scale, so does this mean the end of the private cloud? Will perceived enhanced security be the private cloud’s saving grace?
Firstly, not all private clouds and public cloud infrastructures/data centers are alike, and neither are the software solution providers running on these infrastructures. Meaning: the capabilities (and relative advantages and disadvantages) of these public and private cloud options can vary widely, based on the specific software and/or data center provider.
Welcome to the first in a series of articles highlighting the benefits of ERP, and explaining the key trends around ERP – why should you be interested in social capabilities for example? These are my views – I may not cover everything, and if you think I’ve missed out a key trend or disagree with what I’ve said, feel free to comment below and join the debate! Continue reading
If making changes to your ERP (enterprise resource planning) system gives you cold sweats, sleepless nights and panic attacks then we may have some good news.
There is no getting away from the reality of change – it is all around us and if we fail to adapt our businesses will not survive. Continue reading
A recent report by Site Selection magazine in cooperation with IBM Global Business Services shared their research findings on the most competitive cities, including a chapter on shared services. See the full report “The world’s most competitive cities” Continue reading