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What is ERP? Key features of top enterprise resource planning systems

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) software standardizes, streamlines and integrates business processes across finance, human resources, procurement, distribution and other departments. Here's what you need to know about these key IT...

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Asana vs. Mavenlink vs. Wrike: Project management platforms compared

Asana, Mavenlink, and Wrike offer world-class work management, but how do you know which one is best suited for your company? Here are the highlights, pros, and cons of each platform.

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Tableau adds natural language interface, streamlines data prep

With the latest update, Tableau users can type plain English queries to generate data visualizations, further lowering analytics’ barrier to entry

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App overload: The silent productivity killer

By introducing an app for nearly every task, IT organizations risk sapping employee efficiency. Here’s how to tackle the glut.

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Gartner: Cloud, enterprise software to drive global IT spending increase

Spending on enterprise software, particularly cloud services and applications, is expected to grow faster than any other category of IT this year, fueling an overall increase in global spending on technology.

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Oracle CEO Mark Hurd on the rebellion against complexity

As enterprises transition from on-premises IT, Oracle is positioning itself as the premier provider for cloud computing. You may think this is a stretch, but the company has steadily revamped its vast software portfolio to the point...

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How virtual assistants are driving business value

Leading organizations are leveraging virtual assistants to streamline operations and better serve the needs of staff and customers alike.

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Mavenlink review: Intelligent service-based project management

From its high-level views to the smallest unit of task detail, Mavenlink offers a well thought out platform complete with business intelligence reporting — a definite plus for service-based businesses.

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Robotic process automation is on the rise

When it comes to business process management, the drive for efficiency is king. Enter RPA to help streamline legacy processes.

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9 AI project mistakes to avoid

From building isolated proofs of concept to not defining how to measure success, a wide array of gotchas can derail your AI project’s prospects for delivering business value.

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Carrefour modernizes food traceability with blockchain

Blockchain is helping the supermarket chain track the provenance of its food products, but knowing your supply chain inside out is the key to making the most of the technology.

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Workplace AI: Emerging technologies, ethical questions

Workforce-focused AI offers significant upside, but short-term gains might backfire in the form of lower employee morale, higher turnover, lower productivity, and public relations backlash.

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Top 12 BI tools of 2019

It’s not always easy choosing a business intelligence tool to meet the needs of your enterprise. Here are 12 that could work for you.

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5 chatbot strategy mistakes — and how to avoid them

Chatbots are fast becoming a common solution for customer and end-user communications. But many chatbot strategies are missing the mark.

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Top 11 enterprise architecture tools for 2019

These popular and emerging EA tools offer businesses everything they need to support enterprise architecture and digital transformation.

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Digging deeper into AI: Why scratching the surface isn’t enough

Leaders are betting on artificial intelligence to grow their business. To succeed, though, they must recognize that AI is a way of being, not just another thing to do.

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Tableau talks up natural language interface for creating visualizations

BI vendor seeks to simplify and automate data analysis as part of a growing trend toward injecting AI capabilities into BI tools.

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How to develop an effective CRM strategy (and 7 signs you're not ready)

A CRM can give your company a strategic advantage – if, and only if, you tightly conceive and execute your CRM strategy. It’s not easy, but here’s how.

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The incumbent’s advantage

Digital transformation is scary, but it can be a bit less risky by maintaining and leveraging your organization's existing systems and exposing them in new, more engaging experiences.

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