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Tech CEOs Must Selectively Use Intelligent Automation to Improve Operational Excellence of Their Infrastructure Operations

by Rene Buest  |  February 18, 2019

SMB technology and service providers serve an ever-growing client base with ongoing requirements for improvements in service delivery, quality and availability, while having the need to optimize all necessary operating...

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Why 2019 can be a pivotal year for Diversity & Inclusion

by John Kostoulas  |  February 18, 2019

The change has been easy to notice: in the last 6 months, the topic of Diversity and Inclusion comes way more often in my client interactions. Clients want to hear...

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"Being Basic Isn’t All Bad" by Patrick Long

by Debbie Wilson  |  February 16, 2019

The cloud is a great piece of technology: it cuts down on infrastructure and allows people to work from almost anywhere. ERP systems are moving to the SaaS and IaaS...

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Sales compensation governance does not need to be painful

by Dave Egloff  |  February 15, 2019

Recently, Gartner did a study and found that of the sales leaders identifying sales compensation as one of their higher priorities, 32% said plan effectiveness was their top concern.  No...

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FAQ - Critical Capabilities for MES

by Rick Franzosa  |  February 12, 2019

On February 11, 2019 Gartner published the first release of the Critical Capabilities for Manufacturing Execution Systems.  While the MES vendor and practitioner community is generally familiar with the Gartner Magic Quadrant, the Critical Capabilities...

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Toolkit: Product Manager Competencies Self-Assessment

by Deacon Wan  |  February 12, 2019

Do you know the different competencies of successful Product Managers? - Business Acumen and Enterprise Knowledge - Building Relationships - Influencing, Collaborating With, and Leading yOthers - Outside-In, Customer-Driven, Design...

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Five questions to find the truth in a trend

by Mark Mcdonald  |  February 8, 2019

When is a trend more than a rumor? Take the predication that 50% of the current Fortune 500 will not exist in 10 years time.  Technically, the prediction is  accurate,...

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"Intelligent Enterprise – A Journey that Technology Alone Will Not Get You There" by Duy Nguyen

by Debbie Wilson  |  February 8, 2019

The rise of the “Intelligent Enterprise” comes as the dawn era of AI and ML adoptions are increasing.  Gartner’s 2019 CIO Survey (2019 CIO Survey: CIOs Have Awoken to the...

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Four Steps to Adopt Open-Source Software as Part of the DevOps Toolchain

by Manjunath Bhat  |  February 8, 2019

If you love open-source as much as I do, dig in to the research that Chris Little, Daniel Betts and I put together to help you adopt OSS as part...

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Location-based Marketing Meets Privacy Awareness

by Andrew Frank  |  February 8, 2019

There was a time when “location-based marketing” meant out-of-home media placements – signs, billboards, in-store displays, and so forth. Naturally, when GPS chips found their way into mobile phones and...

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