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Legacy processes are holding back your digital business

Having a digital business model isn't about online sales, and it’s not just about technology; it’s about using technology to support a flexible, connected operating model. But in many organizations, technology has outpaced process.

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CIO May/June Digital Magazine: Making waves with immersive technologies

Immersive technologies, including augmented reality, virtual reality and mixed reality, don’t easily fit at most businesses today. But some early successes prove opportunity does exist in enterprise.

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Building the confidence to go-live

Anyone who has been responsible for a major ERP go-live can attest to the following scenario: when it's time to go-live, there will be a tsunami of pressure that starts to build from the business against going live. This article...

NetSuite launches spate of ERP products and features

NetSuite launched a unified cloud service called SuiteSuccess and HR product SuitePeople at SuiteWorld 2017.

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How to run your small business with free open source software

From alternatives to Microsoft Office to full-blown ERP systems, open source software can provide free options for small businesses that don't have the budget for big-ticket enterprise applications.

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MillerCoors seeks $100M in damages from IT contractor

MillerCoors is suing IT services firm HCL in federal court over what began as an approximately $53 million software deployment.

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Why the subscription economy is the future of business

Zuora CEO Tien Tzuo says subscription-based companies are growing nine times faster than product companies and explains why ‘subscription relationship management’ platforms will replace existing ERP and CRM systems.

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Hybrid ERP matures as companies develop better strategies

Developing new strategies to ensure that cloud and on-premises ERP systems play nice together is just one part of the hybrid challenge.

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Your ERP project can be improved by... ’80s movie quotes?

Implementing a new ERP system is a full-contact sport. As the project lead, you need to deal with a new technology, competing priorities for scarce resources, multiple vendors and a very stressful environment. You need to be ready to...

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Get your company ready for artificial intelligence

Companies need to resolve issues regarding data quality, ERP and business process improvement first, before implementing artificial intelligence solutions.

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How manufacturers make the most of machine data

Digitizing the manufacturing process via ERP systems can greatly improve ROI. However, it doesn’t come without challenges.

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Five ways inadequate requirements wreak havoc with enterprise software purchases

See how poor requirements analysis puts enterprise software purchases at risk of partial to outright failure...and how to fix the problem.

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The secret to success in implementing large, global, complex IT initiatives

In the more than two decades that I’ve been in the advisory business, I’ve been involved with and observed many large-scale, complex technology implementations. One of the most interesting cases was the massive, global Oracle ERP...

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Artificial intelligence is transforming ERP solutions

Without a doubt, artificial intelligence (AI) will have a profound impact on the footprint of enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions in the foreseeable future. AI will enable organizations to further optimize their operating...

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Understanding Microsoft’s cloud application platform

Microsoft’s ambition for its new Dynamics 365 cloud CRM and ERP service is broader than just creating a subscription service from its on-premises business tools.

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ERP heads for the cloud

On-premises ERP is destined for legacy status. How can IT ensure a smooth transition to cloud?

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The year of cloud ERP

IT and business users have come to understand the cloud's capabilities and value proposition.

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CIO August 2016 Digital Magazine: ERP heads for the cloud

Cover story: Cloud-based ERP will eventually rule, and on-premises software is destined for legacy status. How can IT ensure a smooth transition?

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