Why have so many sourcing advisors failed with automation?

Why have so many sourcing advisors failed with automation?

Remember when sourcing advisors has become the “new analysts” and dominated so many outsourcing discussions?  Remember when it was the norm for clients to bring in the sourcing specialists whenever they needed a deal done, not only to get a good price, but also to make sure they selected the right partner and had a […]

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Blueprint for Growing Traffic Each Stage of a Website’s Life

Blueprint for Growing Traffic Each Stage of a Website’s Life

Every website owner wants to know the best way to grow their website’s traffic. But here’s the thing–every website is different.  Not all of the differences matter, but one difference makes a huge impact.  That’s the lifecycle stage your website is in.  Depending on the stage, your goals, strategy, and steps to grow are different. […]

So about OpenWhisk progress. What’s up with serverless frameworks

So about OpenWhisk progress. What’s up with serverless frameworks

  It’s way too early to say whether OpenWhisk, IBM’s open source serverless implementation, will be a breakthrough success. But the project has a few new proof points in place that it didn’t just a couple of months ago that are worth noting. One of the key issues with any open source project seeking commercial […]

A third of enterprises are making significant investments in RPA

A third of enterprises are making significant investments in RPA

Tired of the RPA hyperbole?  Well, you’d better get used to it continuing, as key industries have already made significant short-medium term commitments:   Our 2017 State of Operations and Outsourcing study with KPMG, covering 454 major enterprises, shows the hi-tech and financial services industries leading the way with, respectively, 53% and 44%  already making significant […]

How Quora Launched My Website Traffic [It’s a Good Source!]

How Quora Launched My Website Traffic [It’s a Good Source!]

How Quora Launched My Website Traffic [It’s a Good Source!] 3.5 (70%) 2 votes Is Quora a good source of traffic for a new website? Heck yeah!  Woohoo!  Can’t say enough good things! Folks, it’s the #1 traffic source for my new web site I have discovered so far by a wide margin.  I wrote […]

Episode 29 - The Internet of Things and customer use cases and success stories

Episode 29 – The Internet of Things and customer use cases and success stories

SAP’s Nils Herzberg and I were on an ASUG webinar earler this year where he outlined some great use cases SAP’s customers have for the internet of Things. Nils had some great examples, but the webcast was limited to ASUG members only, so I asked him to come on the IoT Heroes show to share the […]