Category Archives: ERP

This category looks at issues dominating all aspects of deployment – best practice and evaluation sits alongside comment.

On the private versus public cloud debate

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.

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ERP Series 1: Why use ERP and what are the benefits of an ERP solution?

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! Dave Turner Continue reading