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Posts from Date:   2010-9

Thursday Thoughts: Gotta Go, My Network is Crying!

by Debbie Wilson  |  September 23, 2010

This week I have immense, newfound respect for vendors that operate high-reliability networks.  A good friend of mine works for a 5 sigma (99.999%) guaranteed uptime B2B integration vendor. She got the “pleasure” last week of receiving the “special” blackberry, which means she was on 24 hour per day call, for 7 days, for any […]

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Dispatch from Emptoris Empower 2010

by Debbie Wilson  |  September 15, 2010

It has been s a pleasure to attend Emptoris’ Boston Empower conference once again.  Although this is the first year in memory that Emptoris did not announce a major release of its platform (9.0 is scheduled for release in late 2011), there have been many impactful new capabilities revealed.  Emptoris is addressing a historical reporting/analytics […]

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Live From the Elemica North American Sourcing and Supply Chain Conference

by Debbie Wilson  |  September 14, 2010

I’ve really enjoyed a change of my normal business schedule today – which I have spent listening and learning at Elemica’s North America Sourcing and Supply Chain conference.  I’ve had the chance to hear about Elemica’s thriving e-sourcing services business, inherited from RubberNetworks, and its VMI solutions.   It’s been especially nice to catch up with […]

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Mulling Embedded Integration

by Debbie Wilson  |  September 13, 2010

The house is quiet and clean.  My sheltie keeps looking at me rather anxiously – with concerned questioning in her deep brown eyes.  My cat can’t seem to keep her paws off my keyboard – and I’m getting good at hitting the “save” button the instance I see her approaching.  Every creature in my house […]

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