Den Howlett
Following 20+ years in finance and IT related roles, Den Howlett became a freelance writer/analyst/commenter specialising in enterprise IT. He has been calling the vendors to account ever since.
Den Howlett

@dahowlett

Enterprise applications drama critic, BS cleaner, occasional bad coder, buyer champion and foodie trying to suck less every day.
Den Howlett

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Team GB lessons from Rio 2016 - a tech and HR perspective

TeamGB scored an impressive set of medals at Rio 2016. What lessons can be drawn and applied to the field of talent and the place of technology? It strikes me there is quite a lot we can learn, but only if we abandon short term thinking.

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Silicon Collar - a book review

Vinnie Mirchandani has produced a thought provoking book on the impact of machines in the modern world. He poses important questions but doesn't always leave us with answers. Even so, this is an important addition to the discourse on 21st century technology impacts.

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Analytics and the elusive customer of one

We're getting buried in analytics and a conflation of ideas around the customer transaction and not the customer experience. Where are the tools? Better still, where's the strategy?

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SAP Q2 FY2016, an S/4 HANA take

SAP's S/4 HANA story is in the early stages of unfolding. Even so, the company gave some good indicators of where it is going that should help in better understanding momentum, even while further questions are left hanging in the air.