By Vinnie Mirchandani on July 24, 2015
Rob Enslin presents the facts, with little spin. That is so refreshing to see in the midst of the cloud, “simple” and other noise coming from other SAP executives and even more from its partners
By Vinnie Mirchandani on July 17, 2015
I first wrote about ERP third party maintenance (support independent of the software publisher) in 2005. Even earlier, I have written about similar offerings like plug-compatible mainframes and specialty auto shops who do better than official dealers. I have noticed three things in the last decade: a) most analysts and bloggers do not write much […]
By Vinnie Mirchandani on June 24, 2015
Like most, I have watched many a “One more thing” announcement by Steve Jobs. While it made many run out and line up for blocks when Apple introduced that shiny new thing, it inspired the author in me to write about the birth of new products and initiatives. In my books, I have written about […]
By Vinnie Mirchandani on June 16, 2015
I am writing the sequel to SAP Nation to update it for the launch of S/4HANA. I analyze the launch and also delve into the history of next-gen products in enterprise software over two decades to provide some perspective on how S/4 may evolve and how the customer base will react to it. That I […]
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 Anshu Sharma on May 18, 2015
Microsoft’s biggest failure of the last decade may not have been missing the cloud and the mobile revolutions but giving away probably the biggest advantage it had — developers building killer apps for your ecosystem.
By James Governor on May 18, 2015
felt like pretty much every announcement at #build2015 was aimed at removing a barrier to entry for developers. well done microsoft. — James Governor (@monkchips) May 3, 2015 At Build 2015 Microsoft finally sloughed off many of the shackles of its own making and renewed its relevance to the industry from a developer, and thus […]
By Denis Pombriant on May 14, 2015
Sage and Salesforce put on a love fest on Tuesday to announce their partnership in which Sage has developed Sage Life, a product to enable small companies to connect their “customer, accounting, payroll and finance data into one system, accessible from any device, anywhere,” according to the press release. The wording leaves it unclear if […]
By Denis Pombriant on May 11, 2015
Well, how about them apples? In a Reuters article out today, Microsoft said it wasn’t really pursuing Salesforce at this time citing the high cost—about $50 billion for the market cap and what must be calculated for a premium likely to be extracted from any would-be suitor. As I have been saying, the time when […]