SAP's Q3 results came in a little better than expected. The question now is what happens going forward.
Dennis Howlett analyzing the issues faced by senior business practitioners who work with enterprise software.
Dennis Howlett has been providing comment and analysis on enterprise software since 1991 in a variety of European trade and professional journals including CFO Magazine, The Economist and Information Week. Today, apart from being a full time blogger on innovation for professional services organisations, he is a founding member of Enterprise Irregulars and an investor in a European start-up. Prior to, Dennis was technology and tax partner in a British firm of Chartered Accountants for 10 years. Prior to that held various senior finance roles across a broad range of industries.
Colleagues regularly moan about airlines. Here's a good feel post about BA. It's an airline that is looking after me very well. I am pleased to sing its praises.
TechEd was a slightly odd show this time around that left us with plenty to think about and much to anticipate. Here's the show wrap.
Vishal SIkka is expanding his vision for HANA. Here's what it really means.
Coding for SAP is usually associated with serious geeks. But in this video we find that youngsters can be taught how to work with SAP systems. Enjoy
As more companies seek to simplify their licensing arrangements, SAPUK&IUG have published the results of a survey which overwhelmingly show the need for simplification. It won't be easy.
It appears that someone at Oracle's Troy, MI office has sent Ford Motor Company a smear campaign against Salesforce.com. If true then it is a very bad idea with serious repercussions.
As Sears refactors its IT landscape, legacy vendors are finding themselves out in the cold in favor of open source alternatives.
SAP's hijacking of the Oracle open World #OOW #OOW12 hashtags was roundly criticised as tasteless and classless by some of SAP's closest friends. Discuss.
Oracle's current cloud focus has polarised opinion. Some think it's great, others think it's mutton dressed as lamb. Where's the upside for customers?
ERPGuru announced it is acquiring Cloud Commerce. Is this the first step in cloud VAR consolidation? What does it mean for customers?
Source say that SAP will close Ariba as soon as next Monday. When that happens the burning question comes...what next? Concentrate on the network, cloud assets or both?
Larry Ellison, CEO Oracle delivered a measured keynote, or rather sales pitch, that focused on speed and cost. But is that enough to wow customers?
Zach Nelson, CEO NetSuite talks about fixing the problem of multi-channel commerce. Has he got a winning formula?
Who would have thought? Infor is readying some of its solutions for Red Hat deployment