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.
Do enterprise leaders realize how modern field service management tech can transform a business? Only if you tell them, says ServiceMax CFO Rick Gustafson
SMEs are getting more of SAP's attention these days. At a recent event aimed at that segment, I dug into the product line up but with emphasis on Business ByDesign.
Workday wants customers who embrace change, and an SI ecosystem that spurns costly, long-term technology implementations in favor of business transfomation
Voice control is coming to devices in the workplace, bringing virtual assistants to enterprise applications, predicts Kevin Roberts of FinancialForce
At Intacct Advantage, I was reminded that the struggles of CFOs and CIOs have a lot in common. For the CFO, technology has the potential to address some vexing problems. But becoming a strategic CFO involves much more than the right tools.
FreeAgent is preparing for a flotation on the UKs AIM market. It's a modest fund raising exercise but will give the company better visibility.