Brian Sommer

Brian is currently CEO of TechVentive, a strategy consultancy serving technology providers and other firms. He is also a research analyst with Vital Analysis.

Latest Posts

Re-Think Learning

Learning is a complex and still lightly understood activity. Imagine how someone who had learning disabilities would approach the learning process. Are there lessons to be applied elsewhere?

April 7, 2011 by

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ERP, Services, Telephony and Mobile

My cell phone is dying but I'm hoping my new device will connect with businesses in ways never before possible. Will software vendors see the new opportunity or will they continue to view cell phones as phones and not as business process change agents?

April 5, 2011 by

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HRO in the Cloud - Executive Interview: Titan Technology SVP

It's not just an on-premise vs. cloud world for ERP applications. In the HR space, there are some other models in play that might make some IT and functional executives re-think new deployment decisions. This is an executive interview with some interesting observations re: global HR, global solutions, ERP and the cloud.

February 21, 2011 by

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Book Review: The Management Myth

Do consultants seem to know less about management than you? Have you ever wondered about the science within management science? Are you hungry for a first-hand expose on the world of pricey management consultants? After you read this book, you might want to re-think whether you should be wearing that school tie, monogrammed shirt and wing-tips. Check out this book review.

February 20, 2011 by

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