What does the cloud consultancy look like and how does it differ from the on-premise world. It has huge implications for implementation methods and cost.
Dennis Howlett analyzing the issues faced by senior business practitioners who work with enterprise software.
Dennis Howlett is a 40 year veteran in enterprise IT, working with companies large and small across many industries. He endeavors to inform buyers in a no-nonsense manner and spares no vendor that comes under his microscope.
Can anyone turn around HP or is it all looking a bit like too little too late?
Is SAP/Ariba a done deal? SAP thinks so but this hasn't washed through yet. What might happen? More to the point, where does this leave SAP at a time of transition?
Salesforce.com does well at home but does it get the same attention overseas? If London is a benchmark then the answer is a resounding 'yes.'
Vinnie Mirchandani has been giving enterprise vendors a tough time the last year. It has had me scratching my head to provide a cogent response. Here's my first effort.
SAP has made its HANA developer license free to all comers. This is important at multiple levels, not least because it opens the door to extreme applications.
SAP Busines ByDesign enters a new chapter in its history. One that sees changes but not retirement.
Many colleagues had been looking forward to hearing Lars Dalgaard articulate SAP's cloud story. Most I know came away with puzzled looks. If there is a plan, it makes no sense to me at multiple levels
NetSuite takes another step in expanding its ecosystem. This time it's at the expense of Sage.
Day 1 at SAPPHIRE Now was one of little news but a lot of comforting of the user base. Here's how SAP achieved that goal.