Author: Bernard Doyle, VP, Operations

Every (Successful) Company is a Tech Company

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Business leaders on the confluence of business and technology The vital role technology plays in business today is indisputable. Separating one from the other is increasingly difficult. Listen to what an industry analyst, venture capitalist and business leaders have to

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Cloud ERP Delivers M&A Value

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M&A stays strong through 2018 In 2015, consolidations of businesses through mergers and acquisitions hit a record, dizzying height of $4.6 trillion, as reported in Financier Worldwide. Despite Brexit concerns and European instability, the uncertainty of a new U.S. president,

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Unlocking Big Data Value

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The dubious beginnings of corporate BI/analytics Business Intelligence (BI) solutions have been around for decades, dating back to decision support systems (DSS) and executive information systems (EIS) in vogue during the 1970s and 1980s. Soon thereafter, data warehouses, data marts, data

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Digital Success Demands Integration Excellence

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Cloud complexity – the new innovation killer Migrating core business applications to the cloud is the future for organizations of all sizes and across industries. However, knowing where you are going is not the same as knowing how best to

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Citizen Experience in the Public Sector

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We the people (demand better service) The era of digital transformation currently underway underscores the essential and indisputable role disruptive technology now plays in business success. While digital excellence equates to the masterful utilization of cloud, mobile, social and big

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The Machine Learning, AI Imperative

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Machine Learning and AI – the dynamic duo of digital transformation Machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) are the fast-moving digital darlings putting a real-world scare into CIOs and business leaders struggling to stay ahead of the competition in

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Cloud CPQ’s Success Trifecta

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CPQ – an historical flyby The origin of configure, price and quote (CPQ) software reaches back as far as the ’80s when a rules engine, dubbed a ‘configurator’, was created to manage the part of sales where customers choose their

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Understanding Blockchain

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According to a survey conducted by Deloitte of 308 senior executives at U.S. companies with $500 million or more in annual revenue, almost two in five (39%) of senior executives indicated they had little or no knowledge about blockchain technology.

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Which Cloud (and where) for What?

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The cloud mandate/reality gut check The cloud-first mandate has been issued, and you have your marching orders. There’s plenty of low hanging fruit ripe for public cloud SaaS delivery. You quickly tick off non-mission-critical apps such as web service tools,

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Getting Unstuck From the (Legacy) ERP Rut

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Despite its present-day maturity, ERP remains costly, complex, and fraught with risk. The extensive integration of vast data, information, and applications fuels scope creep and drives up implementation costs. Decades of customization (particularly among early adopters in the energy, manufacturing,

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