Sage Summit 2017 was a refreshing affair that demonstrated a 'new' Sage that has been conspicuously missing in the past. There's an awful lot to do but progress is good and customers should be encouraged.
Fred Studer brings a refreshing and enthusiastic approach to marketing in a product segment that has not been known for marketing innovation. He has grand plans and a focus on customer storytelling. This aligns closely with our view of 21st century technology marketing.
Finance must free up time to become a business partner and drive growth. Take these 4 actions to transform your role, advises Unit4's Sjoerd-Jaap Westra
In what is a first for this author, product placement planted the seed that eventually led to a buy decision. It's an interesting approach but one which conceals a different approach to buying that is refreshingly cogent.
Intuit's first UK customer event, QuickBooks Connect attracted a sizable crowd that appeared mostly to be millennials and Gen Y people. Does QuickBooks hold enough to crack that demanding market?
Fairsail's CEO says its acquisition by Sage creates an opportunity to dominate the midmarket in global HR and payroll
About to launch in Europe, on-demand subscription airline Surf Air takes a novel approach to business travel that the 1970s jet set would approve of
Three things I thought I'd never write about in one article: cannabis, DevOps and cloud ERP. But at Privateer Holdings, these three make a good mix - and a recipe for growth. At the Acumatica Summit, CIO Cuba Flowers told me their story.
How do you escape the chaotic tyranny of spreadsheets? If you're LendKey Technologies, you challenge three cloud ERP vendors to a functionality bake-off. At the recent Acumatica Summit, LendKey's Stacey Rohrbaugh told me about their Acumatica project, the results, and where this online lending firm is headed next.
In this edition: financial software nears closer to modernity, and Dinosaurs trample Unicorns (usually). Plus: the ethics, surprises, and dark side of AI (poker has fallen!). Customer service is bogging us down with useless "empathizers." Your whiffs include premature desolation, a Southwest (dis)service, and, of, course, bad Super Bowl commercials.
Typically last to make change, there's a lot going on in the financial software arena. And it's not just about GL/AR/AP.
An impromptu podcast with CEO Jon Roskill at Acumatica's annual conference shed light on the pursuit of modern ERP. Roskill also explained why ERP vendors should respect the customers' need for "multi-cloud." Here's my review of a new world of ERP, where RESTful APIs become bragging rights.
Zoho has ambitions to crush Salesforce. They have plenty of application firepower available, along with a business model that is antithetical to the VC model that dominates technology startups. Is it enough? We assess.