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Virtual CPQ – A ‘Must-have’ for Manufacturers

CPQ comes of age in the cloud Configure, Price, Quote, or CPQ, is software that helps companies quickly generate quotes for the right products and services, with accurate pricing, for customers. By doing so, CPQ is a win-win-win for sales pros, customers, and

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Analytics and the Cloud Data Warehouse Imperative

Big data, big business, big gains Big data is nothing new. In fact, it fell off the Gartner hype curve in 2015. That’s not to say that big data’s business appeal has in any way lessened, or the promise of big data

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DevOps: How Transformation Happens

DevOps:  App development for the digital era The era of transformation is upon us and disruption is omnipresent. Digitization has become imperative for all businesses – small, medium, and large. Digital transformation is not just about embracing new technology alone.

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A CFO’s Wish List: Faster Close, More Transformation

Why the need for closing speed? When I talk to CFOs about process improvement, pretty much without exception they tell me that their top priority is closing the books faster. Why the pressing need for speedy close? Simply put, speeding

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Real Business Value from Virtual Reality

The long road to virtual reality Virtual reality (VR) creates a virtual environment in which a user can interact with objects similar to those in the real world, providing a fully-immersive experience. In today’s parlance, VR generally refers to a

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Process Experience Vital for Cloud ERP Migration

Cloud ERP on the rise ERP platforms are indispensable in the modern business landscape. They offer a number of advantages in terms of centralizing business processes, as well as lowering operational costs – for both large enterprises and SMEs. Top

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Surviving the Silver Tsunami in Government

Is the ‘Silver Tsunami’ real, and how will it impact government agencies? Quick answers to these questions are ‘yes,’ and ‘hugely’. Terse and alarming answers, to be sure. Lest there are those who feel dire warnings surrounding massive pending retirements

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Process Mining for Transformation Gold

The high cost of business process complexity As complex IT ecosystems have become the norm due to mergers and acquisitions, constantly evolving technology, and regulatory environments, critical business processes invariably span multiple technology systems. These disjointed technology silos make it

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IT Outsourcing in the Cloud Era

The transition to cloud-native applications and infrastructure is well underway: according to a new report from operation management firm, OpsRamp, 60% of IT professionals surveyed said that a majority of their applications are either built, or run, using hybrid cloud architectures.

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Cloud EPM – From Closing the Books to Guiding Strategy

The Evolving Role of CFOs Chief Financial Officers are relatively new to the C-Suite — fewer than 10% of the major companies in the U.S. had CFOs before 1978, compared to 80% or more each year after 2000.  Just the

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