By Jason Busch on May 1, 2015
Procurement organizations operating in small and middle market environments do not have the luxury of time – in certain cases there is not even a formal function. Supply Chain Digest recently explored the subject, quoting a piece from Redactive’s Supply Business quarterly featuring the thoughts of Dave Nellist, who runs procurement for a New Zealand […]
By Vinnie Mirchandani on April 28, 2015
Amazon finally broke out AWS revenues – it has an annual run rate of $ 5 billion with growth accelerating, and that is profitable. Lots of people are shocked Amazon has built a solid business in yet another sector – this time against titans like IBM, HP, Oracle and many other outsourcing/hosting firms. Not surprising […]
By Vinnie Mirchandani on April 23, 2015
The WSJ profiles IBM CEO Ginni Rometty after its 12th straight quarterly decline in revenues and she calls some of her divested hardware units “empty calories” “These units were producing revenue but not profits” The WSJ adds a chart where they point out other businesses IBM has moved out of and markets IBM aspires to […]
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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