By Jason Busch on February 19, 2013
Given YouTube’s rising influence – or at least the time we’re all wasting watching silly clips – we decided to honor the namesake viral video with a Spend Matters research paper titled: A P2P Implementation Guide: Avoid the “Dumb Ways to Die.” Our thesis is that far too many companies get themselves into trouble with […]
By Michael Krigsman on March 1, 2011
A new survey of small business ERP projects sheds light on project success and failure.
By Michael Krigsman on September 13, 2010
Appearing to ignore strong arguments to the contrary, Marin County defended its decision to completely abandon a $30 million investment in SAP software and related services from Deloitte Consulting.
By Brian Sommer on September 5, 2010
Can you be a consultant and still accept referral fees from a hardware or software manufacturer? Can you do it if you disclose these monies? The answer depends if you are a consultant or a reseller. It also depends if you are truly independent and objective.
By R "Ray" Wang on May 11, 2010
Apps Strategy Options Abound And Organizations Need Accurate Comparison Methodologies
Recent inquiries from blog readers and client engagements highlight a growing need to compare the cost of apps strategies. Common comparison scenarios often include:
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By Michael Krigsman on April 21, 2010
Zach Nelson and I discuss ERP, cloud computing, and other exciting enterprise topics. See the video and read the analysis.
By Michael Krigsman on February 3, 2010
Panorama Consulting today released results of a study comparing gaps between customer expectations and actual results achieved on ERP projects.
By Michael Krigsman on February 2, 2010
Despite the growth of BI, achieving ROI remains a challenge; video interview with Michael Corcoran, Chief Marketing Officer of Information Builders.
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By R "Ray" Wang on January 25, 2010
Gains In SaaS Adoption Driven By Speed And Cost Savings
Preliminary data from Q4 earnings data show continued traction among SaaS solutions. Expect SaaS deployments to gain steam in 2010 as organizations finalize their SaaS apps strategies to take advantage of 7 key benefits:
Richer user experience – SaaS apps bring Web 2.0 usability to the enterprise […]
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By Jason Busch on November 9, 2009
In my first post examining attributes SAP perceives to be important in the making of a good implementation and technology partner, I noted a number of observations from SAP’s Zia Yusuf, EVP, Global Ecosystem & Partner Group, and ZDNet’s Brian Sommer….