Michael Krigsman

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Michael Krigsman is an industry analyst and the host of CxOTalk, which tells stories of innovation and opportunity with the world's top business and technology leaders. He is a frequent speaker and panel moderator at technology conferences and advises the most successful enterprise companies on marketing and communications strategy. Michael's work has been referenced in the media over 1,000 times and in more than 50 books.

Michael Krigsman writes and speaks about technology in a manner that most observers consider to be fair and balanced. He maintains active personal and professional relationships with enterprise technology buyers, vendors, analyst firms (or individual analysts), consultants, and system integrators. As CEO of Asuret, Michael sells and delivers paid services to members of these same groups. Vendors regularly reimburse Michael's out-of-pocket travel expenses to attend industry conferences and events. Conference organizers frequently waive entry fees when Michael attends industry events. Michael often speaks at industry conferences and events.He is a member of the Enterprise Irregulars, a loose association of consultants, investors, industry representatives, analysts, and users of enterprise software. Interact with Michael on Twitter at @mkrigsman.

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Can SAP learn to speak SME with A1S?

Can SAP learn to speak SME with A1S?

SAP faces tough challenges as it prepares for the September 19 launch of A1S, code name for the company's new small business offering, to be delivered in the form of software as a service (SaaS). A1S represents SAP's hope to expand into the important small and medium enterprise (SME) market.

September 17, 2007 by in SAP

IT catfight in Portland, OR

IT catfight in Portland, OR

Portland, Oregon's late and over-budget ERP implementation has become a battleground between city officials and system integrator Ariston Consulting & Technologies. As the failing project's budget ballooned from $31 million to $49.45 million, finger-pointing and mutual blame have obscured faults on both sides.

June 18, 2008 by in SAP

SAP's A1S: love, not pricing, is key

SAP's A1S: love, not pricing, is key

SAP's announcement of A1S, it's software as a service (SaaS) product for small business, will take place tomorrow in New York City. Speculation is running high whether this product will succeed or fail, and the impact A1S will have on SAP as a whole.

September 18, 2007 by in SAP

Like to fail? Write custom code.

Like to fail? Write custom code.

Alan Zeichick's blog describes a Managed Objects survey claiming that IT managers are more likely to blame software for IT downtime "if their organization relies heavily on home-grown applications," as opposed to off-the-shelf software.From the survey:Within organizations relying on more home-grown applications than off-the-shelf offerings, more than 80 percent of respondents blamed software as the primary cause of most outages.

August 10, 2007 by in SAP

Glastnost at SAP

Glastnost at SAP

For many years, SAP was a poster child for the “not invented here” syndrome. Sure, the company has always been developer-focused, but arrogance in any form is unpleasant.

July 27, 2007 by in SAP