By Vinnie Mirchandani on November 20, 2015
A reader of SAP Nation 2.0 commented it read like a “slow-motion train wreck”. It starts with the incredible excitement and expectations when S/4HANA was launched in February : “This is the biggest product launch in the last 23 years and perhaps the company’s history,” The book then documents the meandering, the hedging and the […]
By Michael Krigsman on June 30, 2015
Serious discussions of digital transformation invariably turn to business models and the changing relationship between a company and its customers. Business models play an essential role in defining the value that any organization delivers to its customers. When an industry or group fundamentally changes how it provides value, business model innovation is often involved. For […]
By Denis Pombriant on June 25, 2015
There’s an old saying: if you can’t make money at your business then you don’t have a business, you have a hobby. What happens when we have an economy of hobbyists?
By Sadagopan on June 25, 2015
As known for quite some time, Apple is working to get its new streaming music service, Connect, up and running. It followed what is generally taken as the standard way of launching things: offer the service free for the first three months. But, Apple then made a decision that quickly showed itself as short-sighted. Apple […]
By Vinnie Mirchandani on June 14, 2015
It will be the extension of the Sunday night/Monday morning phenomenon. What users expect at work should not trail what they are already seeing in their cars and in their homes. Or at the movies.
By Charlie Bess on June 5, 2015
What level of configuration (or self-configuration) will be possible through the parent panel? Will parents enable the ‘toy’ to suggest that it is time for bed, take a bath, be more polite, learn a language, understand algebra or religion??
By Tom Raftery on May 22, 2015
Equinix is powering one of its Silicon Valley data centers with a 1MW Bloom Energy fuel cell
By Jason Busch on May 12, 2015
McDonald’s recently announced an important commitment to sustainability by moving to eliminate suppliers that engage in any potential deforestation practices in its supply chain. For quick background reading on the topic, see McDonald’s Corporation Commitment on Deforestation pledge. Here are some highlights: “McDonald’s is committed to eliminating deforestation from our global supply chains. We expect […]
By David Terrar on May 5, 2015
Just over a week ago I was in my local Apple Store with a few other people looking at the new MacBook, rather than with a larger gaggle checking out the Apple Watch for the first time. Interestingly there were more people clustering around a display case of all of the Watch colour and case […]