Research: ERP advice for buyers, software vendors, and consulting firms

Research: ERP advice for buyers, software vendors, and consulting firms

As part of a research series begun in 2009, Panorama Consulting just released data related to key challenges associated with ERP implementations in small- and mid-sized companies. To conduct the research, Panorama used a web-based survey with 215 respondents. Eighty-six percent of the respondents have revenues under $1 billion. I previously wrote about yearly iterations […]

Research: Why CIOs fail and how to fix it

Research: Why CIOs fail and how to fix it

Digital transformation has placed CIOs under tremendous pressure. As expectations of IT increase, CIOs must adapt to a business environment where innovation, speed, and solution precision are essential.   Unfortunately, the historical relationship between IT and the business has been fraught with difficulty. With IT failure rates estimated between 30- and 70-percent, CIOs have significant […]

Creating the marketing technology experience

Creating the marketing technology experience

Customer engagement is a hot topic these days because engagement and interaction are the foundation of relationships and long-term partnership with customers. Marketing technology is a critical part of this equation. To explore this topic, I invited two experts to the CXOTalk stage for an in-depth conversation. Esteban Kolsky is an independent analyst focused on […]

Five steps to build digital business networks

Five steps to build digital business networks

Digital transformation is one of the top buzzwords of our time. However, looking carefully, a significant part of the meaning involves technology and platforms that harness value from networks of digital relationships. Digital business networks are one of the critical assets of any organization, although most companies do not have systematic methods for using those […]