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"Out Of Unplanned Disruption Comes New Opportunity – A Snakehead Story" by Duy Nguyen

by Debbie Wilson  |  July 1, 2020

In 2002, the first snakehead fish was found in a pond in Crofton, Maryland.  By 2020, this destructive invasive species could be found all over the U.S. East Coast from...

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"Crisis or Business As Usual? Conway’s Law for Today" by Tim Faith

by Debbie Wilson  |  April 6, 2020

Conway’s Law (not actually a “law” law, but one of “those” geeky laws) posits that “organizations that design systems are constrained to produce designs which are a copy of the...

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"The 2020 ERP Software Market: Rocky times ahead, but hopefully a temporary setback" by Chris Pang

by Debbie Wilson  |  March 23, 2020

Spring is in the air in the northern hemisphere, and for the first few months of the year we’ve been working on updating our annual ERP market share assessment. This...

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"Virtual Reality Meets the Daunting Age of Worldwide Epidemic" by Duy Nguyen

by Debbie Wilson  |  March 9, 2020

Recently I was able to acquire an Oculus Quest.  I must admit I have never been much of a fan with Virtual / Augmented Reality myself.  This perspective certainly changed...

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"Gauche, Gauche, Gauche. The Problem of Pro-CESS" by Paul Saunders

by Debbie Wilson  |  February 24, 2020

Process – noun. Middle English from Latin processus (progression, course) Etymology and Entomology are often confused. Etymology (the study of words) fascinates me. Entomology (the study of things that make...

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"Valentine's Day is here, are you in love with your ERP?" by Paul Schenck

by Debbie Wilson  |  February 14, 2020

Many people have their own unique wedding anniversary or other significant day (first date, first kiss, engagement, etc.) that is important in their relationship. It is their special day. However, there...

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"ERP, the Future of Applications, and the Composable Enterprise" by Mike Guay

by Debbie Wilson  |  January 27, 2020

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when someone says “ERP?” Probably not “innovative and flexible.” ERP suites of the past weren’t designed to be either. Gartner coined the...

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"Secure the moving target!" by Tim Faith

by Debbie Wilson  |  January 21, 2020

The future of enterprise applications is integration.   One day there will be a frictionless user experience for all users of ERP that will enable deep insights into business at a...

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"Floating Point Error at Christmas" by Alexander Buschek

by Debbie Wilson  |  December 20, 2019

Floating Point Error at Christmas Christmas Eve is the busiest time for Santa Claus. It's delivery day. The supply-chain Santa Claus has to manage is impressive. Depending how well children...

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"Why You Should Keep the Business Team Around Long After Your ERP Project Go-Live" by Duy Nguyen

by Debbie Wilson  |  December 13, 2019

After all my years of travel and talking to customers, I often heard the same common complaint. Once an ERP implementation is completed, organizations often disbanded the business process owners...

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