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"What’s All This Talk about Cost Optimization?" by Joseph Provenza

by Debbie Wilson  |  October 12, 2018

There is a lot of discussion on the topic of cost optimization these days, especially in midsize enterprises (MSEs). That is not hard to understand given limited budgets and other...

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Industrial and High-Tech/Electronics Context for Manufacturing Execution Systems

by Rick Franzosa  |  December 14, 2017

The Manufacturing Execution Systems market has always been fragmented by industry and technology.  A Magic Quadrant cannot do justice to the nuanced differences, so in conjunction with the release of...

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Enterprise Apps for Technical Professionals

by Eric Knipp  |  September 30, 2016

I've managed the Application Platform Strategies (APS) team in Gartner for Technical Professionals (GTP) for almost 5 years. During that time, the demand from Gartner clients for technical research that...

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One Source of the Truth

by Rick Franzosa  |  March 18, 2016

I was having a discussion with a client about some of the jargon that is popular in the realm of manufacturing software systems. We got to one of my favorites....

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Digital Manufacturing Doesn't Just Happen

by Rick Franzosa  |  February 16, 2016

We are all about Digital.  Digital music, digital photography, digital business and, of course digital manufacturing. For several years, we have seen manufacturers that were in the process of 'digitizing'.  They were scanning...

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The Start of a Different Sage?!

by Robert Anderson  |  August 14, 2015

One can only hope.  By all appearances that seems to be the case.  IMHO opinion for the last decade Sage has been mired in the past, disbelieving and distrusting that...

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Musings on SAPPHIRE NOW 2015

by Robert Anderson  |  June 10, 2015

From SAP’s Partner Summit last month, I dived head-long into the SAPPHIRE NOW main event plowing through a busy schedule of keynotes, executive meetings, as well as a number of...

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SAP Global Partner Summit Ushers In PartnerEdge 2.0

by Robert Anderson  |  June 4, 2015

My visit to SAPPHIRE this year started with a day at SAP’s Global Partner Summit, attended by 800 of its 13,000 partners worldwide, where in a presentation titled “PartnerEdge 2.0”...

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People Platform to Take Center Stage in Unit4 Re-branding

by Robert Anderson  |  April 28, 2015

Unit4’s products fit smack-dab in the ERP domain I cover: services industries. Its products are designed around people-centric businesses like public sector, professional services, education, not for profits, and real...

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A plea.

by Thomas Otter  |  February 14, 2013

Dear software vendors, If you sell medical diagnostics software you can use the word DNA. If you sell ERP or HR sofware, please don't. I don't want to hear about...

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