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The CIOs 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...

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6 criteria for selecting a software implementation consultant

Enterprise software implementation is a big deal, and the right consultant can make your life easier. Here are six essential criteria to consider when selecting a consultant.

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6 tips for finding a great software implementation consultant

Enterprise software implementations can take many months to several years, and usually require a team effort with internal and external resources. If you need to hire a systems integrator or software implementation firm, here are six...


How you can make your system implementation project a success

In order to implement a new financial management solution, you need excellent project management, expert subject matter experts, executive support, and a great plan. There is one more thing you need.

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How Agile techniques can improve enterprise software implementation

Enterprise software implementations like ERP are famous for being late and exceeding budget. This article looks at using Agile concepts to reduce implementation project risks.

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How much should a new cloud financial management system cost?

With many companies moving their financial management to the cloud, there are many questions around what the cloud solutions cost and how they are 'priced' compared to traditional on-premise solutions. To add to the confusion, legacy...

Former SAP exec pleads guilty to bribery charge

The ex-VP admits he bribed Panamanian government officials for a multimillion-dollar contract

Use SAP's mobile platform? Patch now to avoid these 'high risk' vulnerabilities

The flaws could give attackers access to encrypted information

Infor seeks to strengthen cloud footing with $675M GT Nexus buy

Its efforts in the retail supply chain could get an especially significant boost

UK government reportedly working to end its reliance on Oracle

The request is 'bad advice,' says one analyst

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Get your vendor’s A team

Promises made about service delivery can slip away when you find that you’ve been assigned to a B team.

Nokia Here said to be snatched up by Audi, BMW and Daimler for $2.7B

The company's digital mapping technology is considered a critical element of self-driving cars

Oracle gets September trial date against Rimini Street

The case could establish ground rules for companies that provide third-party maintenance services

Skype for Business preview adds support for massive meetings, cloud-based phone administration

Businesses can begin testing the new features now, with a full release expected later this year

Microsoft parental control update causes consternation among parents

An update to this free parental control product left some long-time users in the lurch


The ERP upgrade conundrum: How to calculate the true cost

If you use an old on-premise financial management solution, you have a difficult decision to make over the next few years: do you upgrade the application one last time and get a few more years out of it or move to a modern cloud...

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What does the future hold for Microsoft Dynamics?

Microsoft Dynamics software line isn’t dead. Instead it’s moving to be a service you can build into the tools you need to make your businesses processes work better.

SAP: 'There is confusion over Hana that we need to clarify'

SAP'S S/4 Hana, Hana and Hana for cloud platform: What's the difference?

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