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“My Customers Don’t Care About ERP So Why Should I?” By Paul Saunders

by Debbie Wilson  |  April 12, 2018

On Black Friday 2017, the day after the US Thanksgiving holiday, I was both excited and relieved to have identified a Christmas gift for my wife. My wife has the ability to buy just the perfect gift for each and every member of the family, whereas I have the ability to buy her a Blu-ray […]

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“So, Does It Come In Blue?” by Tim Faith

by Debbie Wilson  |  April 5, 2018

ERP software providers have done wondrous things over the past 20 years to build interconnected systems that store important data and integrate them with other related business systems.  The technology built into these systems to capture data was amazing at the time, and has produced “warehouses”, “lakes”, “rivers”, “reservoirs”, “fjords” (Have I just invented a […]

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Our Eagerly Anticipated 2018 ERP Market Share Analysis by Chris Pang

by Debbie Wilson  |  March 29, 2018

Two more days till April begins, and I guess like many of you, you’re asking the question “Are we seriously at the of end of Q1 already?” But yes, it’s true, the calendar doesn’t lie! Quarter end means targets and deadlines and for us we’ve been busy completing research notes to ready for the beginning […]

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What are you waiting for? Get serious about including AI into your postmodern ERP strategy! by Denise Ganly

by Debbie Wilson  |  March 21, 2018

In the words of Bob Dylan, times they are a changin’. Digitalization is happening at an ever increasing pace. For those of us working in the postmodern ERP space, our lack of readiness and the systems’ inability to cope with these changes are becoming woefully apparent. We continue to approach the challenges with a mindset […]

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“ERP Selection – What is the Best Option for Me?” by Denis Torii

by Debbie Wilson  |  March 15, 2018

“Can you tell me what is the best application for replacing my current monolithic core ERP application”? That is a question many on our team get from clients all the time. And while the answer is almost always NO, the essence of the answer is that best application and best vendor will always be particular […]

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Digitalization Is Creating An ERP Skills Shortage by Pat Phelan

by Debbie Wilson  |  March 14, 2018

Enterprises are starting to look beyond traditional ERP vendors for solutions that can support digital business. If creating a digital business model changes the way that work gets done, perhaps even eliminating the concept of separate front- and back-office applications, will it spell the end of ERP? Gartner doesn’t think so. It is more likely […]

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Business Drives ERP Initiatives by Paul Schenck

by Debbie Wilson  |  March 1, 2018

An ERP initiative is frequently the largest IT project a CIO may undertake. Sometimes it is their last! CIOs can think of ERP like Spider-Man, “With great size comes great opportunity.” That opportunity is the potential for digital business transformation, for which the ERP system serves as a platform. It can enable your enterprise to […]

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“Not Your Old ERP” by Mike Guay

by Debbie Wilson  |  February 22, 2018

I’m excited to be posting to the ERP blog!  My kids will be impressed that I am participating in a blog – or maybe that I know how to… As Debbie mentioned in her last post, the changes vendors are making in ERP are exciting. Those of us that have been around long enough to […]

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ERP is Sexy!

by Debbie Wilson  |  February 16, 2018

I love the regular chuckles and chiding I get over my Gartner email signature tagline: “ERP is sexy!”  As you might expect, I make this statement precisely to be provocative and to get a reaction.  The truth of the matter is that I’m not kidding.  Today’s market dynamics for ERPs – large financial and operations […]

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by Jim Carolan  |  September 11, 2008

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