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How to keep requirements wish lists from crippling software purchases

Requirements wish lists can paralyze a major software purchase. This article considers ideas for dealing with the problem.

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Knowing when it's time to replace your aging enterprise software

All enterprise software eventually becomes obsolete. Here's how to decide exactly when enterprise software should be replaced

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Enterprise ERP reaches for the cloud

Benefits outweigh risks for big companies seeking flexibility, scalability.

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Whirlpool CIO tackles ERP overhaul and IoT-powered appliances

CIO Mike Heim is replacing Whirlpool’s aging SAP ERP systems with the vendor's HANA software, and is working closely with IBM on its Internet of Things predictive analytics platform.

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Samsung targets businesses with Enterprise Device Program

Samsung announced the Galaxy S7 and GS7 edge smartphones at Mobile World Congress 2016 yesterday. Along with the devices, it also announced new enterprise programs designed to encourage businesses to adopt Samsung's latest Android...

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ERP software gets a makeover

Can typically staid ERP software take a page from leading consumer apps when it comes to improving usability?

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On trend: ERP software gets modern data, mobile and social user interface

The user interface is one area where ERP software vendors are differentiating themselves, according to a Technology Evaluation Centers analyst. Buyers of ERP software should be looking for user interfaces that include data dashboards,...

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Business leaders lack confidence in IoT technology

Businesses are slowly starting to adopt Internet of Things technology. However, a survey from IT staffing firm TEKsystems shows that while leaders understand the impact of the IoT, overall confidence in its adoption is low.

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Top 3 reasons CFOs migrate to a cloud-based accounting system

Over the past few years, there has been a massive increase in the adoption of software-as-a-service and cloud-based accounting systems. Organizations large and small are exploring the cloud and its many advantages, but what started...

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Under pressure everything becomes fluid

There is a misunderstanding that under pressure people perform better. Pressure to a certain degree is fine and can have a positive impact on performance, because people become aware of the fact that things have to get done. But too...

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The 31 fantastic flavors of cloud-accounting applications

So you have made the decision to migrate to a new cloud-accounting solution, congrats! You now need to determine which solution is the right product for your organization. Before you begin looking at the products, you need to...

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The 'fog' of war and cloud implementations

There are many benefits of cloud-based accounting systems. After you've selected a new application you then begin the process of implementing the new solution. In order for your project to be successful, you will need to have a...

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3 ways to avoid costly software selection mismatches

Some organizations faced with enterprise software selection make emotional, rather than objective, decisions; select technology before understanding their needs; get caught up in vendor hype; or find a solution that does not match...

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How to avoid M2M

I recently talked with a fabulous IT leader. When Nipa Chakravarti took the IT reigns at TransAlta (Canada’s largest publicly traded power generator and provider of renewable energy), she faced a massive $40 million IT ERP...

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How to create enterprise apps employees will actually use

Enterprise apps are becoming the norm in the workplace, but too many are unappealing to employees. Here are the most important items to consider if you want to build compelling internal mobile apps.

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The case for moving to a cloud-based accounting system - the operations perspective

Are your accounting systems no longer meeting your needs and are expensive to maintain? Are you intrigued by cloud applications, but don’t know where to begin? I recently led a panel discussion with a CFO, CIO and a visionary in...

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The CFOs case for moving to a cloud-based accounting system

Are your accounting systems no longer meeting your needs and are expensive to maintain? Are you intrigued by cloud applications, but don’t know where to begin? I recently led a panel discussion with a CFO, CIO and COO to discuss their...

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When validation doesn’t rule

Every once in a while, somebody comes up with a great idea that is really dangerous. Here’s some ammunition you can use to counter one we’ve encountered.

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