Cloud financial software continues its march into large enterprises

Cloud financial software continues its march into large enterprises

The news in the accounting software world is still positive, particularly for the cloud vendors. Anaplan raised $100 million in new funding and got a $1 billion valuation in the process. Revenue growth at Anaplan has been stupefying of late. Business Insider reported that revenues have gone from $10 million/year in 2012 to $10 million/month as of this […]

The talent businesses really need (and HR software might not deliver)

The talent businesses really need (and HR software might not deliver)

I’ve given a number of webinars, presentations, etc., lately regarding the resurgent war for talent. Some of the main points I hammer in include: The ability of boomers to retire has improved significantly in the last couple of years as the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) has more than doubled from its March 2009 low. […]

As IT's industrial age ends, the humanist era begins

As IT’s industrial age ends, the humanist era begins

There’s a real skills crisis in IT — and it’s not a quantity issue. The new IT is not what the old IT was designed to do. For some, the new IT will create opportunities; for others, soul-searching and less relevance.