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The Cloud Wars - Finally?

by Andrew White  |  May 26, 2020

In September 2017 I noted that the real cloud war had not even started: The Battle for the Cloud Has Not Even Started Yet. My thinking had emerged around this...

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Spotlight on Oracle: Oracle Vendor Rating

by Andrew White  |  August 11, 2017

After a long break we just published the new Oracle Vendor Rating. Oracle's transition to a cloud-centric vendor continues, replicating the strength of its on-premises technology in the cloud. It...

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How Do the Mega-Vendors’ Cloud Strategies Compare - Update

by Andrew White  |  July 14, 2017

Back in April I started to compare the mega-vendor's revenues and strategies related to how cloud changes everything.  With Oracle's Q4 2017 out of the way, I thought I would...

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Spotlight on Oracle: S&OP, Digital Marketing Hubs, Identity Governance, and SAP Customers running Oracle DBMS

by Andrew White  |  May 8, 2017

Spotlight on Oracle – Highlights new research that covers, relates to, or mentions Oracle. Tim Payne just published the Magic Quadrant for Sales and Operations Planning Systems of Differentiation. This Magic...

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How Do the Mega-Vendors' Cloud Strategies Compare?

by Andrew White  |  April 28, 2017

I was looking at some data from some recent mega-vendor earnings reports and I noted the following. Look at how much the vendor's are reporting in terms of cloud oriented...

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A Glimpse into the Future with Global Data Excellence?

by Andrew White  |  July 15, 2015

I don't, as a rule, blog about vendor briefings.  As you can imaging there are many, many vendors that want to brief Gartner analyst.  They all want to influence us,...

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SAP TechEd 2014 Day 2 : Key Themes for me: SAP Needs Your Problems, and Now

by Andrew White  |  October 23, 2014

I only offer a few new twists following on from yesterday's at-length notes. Listening to Irfan (CTO) again I will temper my concerns yesterday re his vision statement. I concede...

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SAP TechEd 2014 Day 1 (for me, Tuesday): Key Themes for me: SAP Needs Your Problems, and Now

by Andrew White  |  October 21, 2014

Please note that I was once a user of ERP and supply chain planning applications (never having worked in IT); and also a software vendor selling SCP solutions that integrated...

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A Vendor Leaves the Emerging Information Stewardship Market - Before it Even Exists!

by Andrew White  |  June 13, 2014

I generally avoid blogging about vendor briefings. Firstly, they give free exposure to vendors.  Second, there is not always much that is overly interesting.  Well, that’s not fair.  What I...

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SAP Influencer Event Boston 2011

by Andrew White  |  December 13, 2011

SAP always puts on a good show.  2011 is no different.  This is the best place for analyst to go to get the annual brain dump on what is SAP’s...

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