As both SAP and Oracle struggle to find a cloud strategy, Workday plows its own furrow. New time tracking, mobile UI refresh and expanded financials lead the way in Workday 17
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.
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Microsoft neither confirms nor denies that it is snooping on your Skype conversations. But it has the capability. Enterprise will not be happy but what about SME?
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