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By Susan Scrupski on March 23, 2010
I was introduced to Anne Petterøe in 2009 by a fellow Enterprise Irregular (EI) who asked me if I might be able to help her find a place to stay for SXSW here in Austin. I had already been following Anne on Twitter, but definitely didn’t know her at all. But, because she hailed from one of [...]
By Thomas Otter on March 23, 2010
I’m featuring two academics for this year’s Ada Lovelace day. It is an international day of blogging to celebrate the achievements of women in technology and science. Firstly: Dr Sue Black. I’ve not met Sue, except on twitter, but I have admired her efforts to support Bletchley Park for some time now. She blogs about [...]
By Craig Cmehil on March 23, 2010
The other week Jon Reed from JonERP asked me to join him for his next episode of the ERP Lounge which I was both honored and flattered to do so. The episode which is now online and you can find here he also posted a piece up on the SAP Community Network that you might [...]
By Michael Krigsman on March 23, 2010
Over the past several years, our understanding of IT failure has evolved and deepened. It’s now time to start a new dialog focused on opportunity and success.
Posted in Trends & Concepts | Tagged CIO issues, Cloud Computing, Cultural issues, Devil's Triangle, Governance, Information technology, IT issues, Organization development, Organizational culture | Leave a response
By Brian Sommer on March 23, 2010
SaaS and On-Premise solutions are growing further apart, not closer. The innovation within SaaS vendors is fast, furious and focused. It’s also embarassing to on-premise vendors.
Posted in Technology / Software | Tagged Cloud, Current Affairs, erp, Future of Application Software, internet, SaaS, SaaS and Beyond, sap, Selling & Marketing Software, Software Vendors, The Applications Market, Think About IT | Leave a response
By Jeff Nolan on March 23, 2010
Like everyone who has looked at the issue of immigration, I came to the conclusion long ago that it is a broken and outdated system. Just consider that every H1-B visa is snapped up within 12 hours of becoming available and you see how not only demand outstrips supply but an industry has grown up [...]
By Tom Raftery on March 23, 2010
I had a great chat about Smart Buildings the other day with IBM’s VP Energy and Environment, Rich Lechner. Why are smart buildings important? Well, as Rich says, in the US buildings are responsible for about 70% of the energy consumption and for about 40% of the greenhouse gases emitted. When you combine that with [...]
By Jason Busch on March 23, 2010
Group purchasing organizations (GPOs) are extremely well engrained in the healthcare supply chain. GPOs are intermediaries that sit between hospitals and other buyers and suppliers, typically taking a percentage of the value of each transaction (whic…
By Zoli Erdos on March 23, 2010
How many times were you looking for the right hotel at the right price, close enough to your conference, customer or just a particular location? Finding the right one typically includes juggling multiple sites – hotel search, price comparisons, many with teaser prices that turn out to be unavailable, maps, reservation systems…etc. Not for long, [...]
By Jason Busch on March 23, 2010
In this post, I’ll continue my analysis of Coupa’s T&E capabilities by walking through a typical submission and approval process (read Part 1 and Part 2 of this series here). I know this sounds like a deathly boring subject for many, but trust me, it…