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Subscription_billing engine

The subscription gig gets new tooling

December 12, 2016 | Anthony Caruana
The complexities of selling ‘as-a-service’ has driven a new category of software - the subscription billing engine… read more...
Machine learning and AI

Why hype is necessary to drive big data, analytics and AI

November 14, 2016 | Donovan Jackson
Analytics, business intelligence, machine learning and artificial intelligence are all ‘exciting’ aspects of the technology industry… read more...
Dell technologies tech deal

Say hello to Dell Technologies

November 2, 2016 | Anthony Caruana, Donovan Jackson
After doing the biggest deal ever done in tech, the combined ‘Dell EMC’ looks to the future… read more...
Microsoft sales gamification

The fun and games of sales gamification

October 13, 2016 | Newsdesk
Making a game of your sales effort is not something to be toyed with… read more...
Microsoft Dynamics 365

Microsoft’s giant step forward for enterprise SaaS

October 12, 2016 | Donovan Jackson
Big reveal for ‘as-a-service’ applications with built-in intelligence… read more...
ERP for IT

Having a crack at the ‘ERP for IT’ challenge

October 6, 2016 | Donovan Jackson
Of all the major business disciplines, only IT lacks comprehensive management and automation software… read more...
postmodern ERP

Postmodern ERP: Still not sunshine and roses

September 27, 2016 | Donovan Jackson
Beyond the hype and marketing schpiel, turns out enterprise software is still bloody difficult… read more...
budget blowouts

It’s blown the budget, but has enterprise IT failed?

September 1, 2016 | Donovan Jackson
The bigger the organisation - and the more public the results - the greater the risk of budget blowout and 'failure'… read more...
Guide to digital disruption

How to navigate the disruption economy

Incumbents needn’t be victims of disruption if they recognise the crucial thresholds and act in time, write Chris Bradley and Clayton O’Toole (McKinsey & Company)... read more...
space agency

How NASA landed a ton on Mars

June 16, 2016 | Donovan Jackson
The out-of-this-world power of collaboration… read more...
Government digital leadership

Estonia brings digital lessons down under

June 15, 2016 | Clare Coulson
Estonia may seem distant, but it provides lessons in what government digital leadership really looks like… read more...
Weldon

When executives go bad: avoiding a Weldon

June 10, 2016 | Clare Coulson
Ending up with the wrong hire can be a painful exercise all round… read more...
brain cloud

Head in the cloud

May 25, 2016 | Donovan Jackson
It’s perhaps the ultimate integration: connect your brain directly to the cloud… read more...
Software and app markets

Where did you buy your software?

May 2, 2016 | Clare Coulson
The proliferation of software and apps has created its own need for farmers’ markets in cyber space, and they are hot property right now… read more...
Smart City

Is a smart city really a thing?

April 6, 2016 | Clare Coulson
The hyping of the IoT by vendors and analysts may be moving to a new phase as city planners compete to be the cleverest… read more...
integration

Dealing to the donkey work: How automated integration drives innovation

March 15, 2016 | Donovan Jackson
Integration, recognised as a powerful concept which allows IT to better serve business, is traditionally difficult and expensive... read more...
Gartner magic quadrant ERP 2015

Gartner’s mid-market ERP Magic Quadrant: Which vendors shine?

February 24, 2016 | Donovan Jackson
With the release of its Magic Quadrant for Single-Instance ERP for Product-Centric Midmarket Companies, Gartner has pointed out those vendors which are delivering the goods… read more...
apple google

Customer experience: Apple excepted, mass personalisation is the new frontier

February 18, 2016 | Donovan Jackson
Companies focusing on developing ‘one to one’ relationships are winning an emerging battle of customer experience – but how come Apple pays so little attention to it?... read more...
CFO Innovators

Powered by cloud, CFOs are the new innovators

February 11, 2016 | Donovan Jackson
Finance, as essential a function as it is to any business, isn’t generally known as a hotbed of innovation. However, according to Oracle, perceptions and reality are changing where finance is concerned, and it is perhaps not hard to see why... read more...
generation rent

Generation rent

January 12, 2016 | Donovan Jackson
Everything as a service and nary ownership of it… read more...

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