The Evolving Excellence blog has a strongly-worded article against implementing SAP at a particular company with $5M in annual revenue. The argument basically says that a simpler, less expensive, system would work just as well for a business of that relatively small size.
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Google Groups was down for a short while today, as you can see from the image below. Even the most robust infrastructure sometimes fails.
I will be attending the Red Herring East conference in Boston on June 26-28. If any blog readers want to get together, please get in touch.
Once again, courtesy of the Dashboard Spy, here’s an interesting user interface for a project management dashboard. If this interests you, then take a look here as well.
As discussed in this post, I believe enterprise 2.0 implementation challenges are being overlooked in the rush to adopt enterprise 2.
Dennis Moore, General Manager for Emerging Solutions at SAP, spoke at the Enterprise 2.0 Conference about integrating web 2.
Andrew McAfee made the following comment in a debate with Tom Davenport at the Enterprise 2.
This is a bit off-topic, but as someone who has been around the fringes of book publishing for years, I find it fascinating.O’Reilly is about to offer their books on a single-chapter basis, in addition to the traditional mode of whole-book sales.
I’ve started a photo-sharing site on Flickr. If you are curious at all, take a peek!
The Journyx project management blog offers the following advice when managing software development projects: Don’t reward for shipping on schedule. Anyone can ship garbage.