By David Terrar on December 8, 2014
This is a must read, dissecting the massive SAP enterprise software ecosystem and economy. Hopefully senior executives, both in SAP and in the service providers and systems integrators that operate in the SAP Nation can put themselves in their customers shoes, read this book and listen to Vinnie Mirchandani’s call for action.
84% Of Enterprises See Big Data Analytics Changing Their Industries’ Competitive Landscapes In The Next Year
By Louis Columbus on December 1, 2014
87% of enterprises believe Big Data analytics will redefine the competitive landscape of their industries within the next three years. 89% believe that companies that do not adopt a Big Data analytics strategy in the next year risk losing market share and momentum. These and other key findings are from a Accenture and General Electric study published this month […]
Cognizant makes the biggest bet ever by an Indian services provider. Has the services game changed forever?
By Phil Fersht on September 17, 2014
Cognizant has upped the ante; now it’s time for the ambitious providers to open their war-chests
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Accenture makes a significant As-a-Service move by bringing together Operations, Cloud and Infrastructure
By Phil Fersht on July 21, 2014
The services world has already started to change – and those who are only just realizing this may already be too late
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By Michael Krigsman on June 30, 2014
Digital business transformation is the latest buzzword. These stats demonstrate how to gain real business benefit from the trend.
By Michael Krigsman on June 30, 2014
Research explains how marketers and the CMO can become leaders in digital business transformation.
By Phil Fersht on April 7, 2014
Accenture’s dropping the term “outsourcing” from its strategy line is the most significant yet in terms of rebranding the outsourcing business
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By Phil Fersht on March 19, 2014
Why BPO clients which have tech-enabled their processes are achieving better performance and outcomes
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By Dave Kellogg on November 6, 2013
The first stop in the Host Analytics cloud EPM roadshow was held today before a packed house at the lovely Four Seasons Hotel in Palo Alto. The event featured a keynote address from Accenture Managing Director Tamara Emerson. One of her slides was about considerations whether you should look at SaaS/cloud financial systems. Here is […]
By Vinnie Mirchandani on November 4, 2013
The recent PwC decision to acquire Booz took me back to younger days when I was an reluctant accountant at PW (the C came later after it merged with Coopers). I had little desire to do time in auditing or get a CPA certificate, but that was a requirement back them to qualify for its […]