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The SAP Fiori or Freeori discussion heats up

April 15, 2014 | | 10 Comments SAP user groups are flexing their muscles on the topic of whether Fiori should be part of maintenance. Read more [...]

Ted Baker plans switch to Microsoft ERP to support global growth

April 8, 2014 | The company's head of finance also revealed plans to roll out Windows smartphones and tablets Read more [...]

Workday CEO Aneel Bhusri sees five clouds ahead, legacy behind

April 1, 2014 | | One Comment Enterprise applications have moved online, leaving legacy vendors behind, and will coalesce around five separate clouds, says Workday co-CEO Read more [...]

Cloud, cloud, cloud for Oracle, but Wall Street’s unimpressed

March 19, 2014 | In a world built on cloud, cloud, cloud enemies become frenemies and then become customer references as Oracle disappoints Wall Street despite turning in growth. Read more [...]

Vendors rush to update their installed base – or die

March 13, 2014 | | One Comment Vendors such as Microsoft, SAP and Infor are realizing survival depends on persuading their installed base to upgrade to the cloud, as fast as possible Read more [...]

Exclusive: a Spanish inquisition with Infor CEO Charles Phillips

March 12, 2014 | Value engineering, big bets on Amazon Web Services and a possible HANA deal with SAP. Infor CEO Charles Phillips takes time out to update us on the latest steps in the firm's transformational journey. Read more [...]

SAP on how to ‘cheat the cloud’ with HANA

March 12, 2014 | SAP's head of cloud strategy Sven Denecken explains that HANA allows customers to choose cloud, on-premise or both to pursue their business goals Read more [...]

Infor targets new market share as three year overhaul nears completion

March 12, 2014 | The company believes it can now go to market with a complete suite that talks for itself Read more [...]

McKinsey’s five step program for cloud services success

March 12, 2014 | The cloud wave is larger than most people think so the issue, particularly for those businesses looking to provide cloud-delivered services, is to try and understand the nature and size of the opportunity, says McKinsey. Read more [...]

Fifteen minutes with NetSuite’s Zach Nelson

March 3, 2014 | | 6 Comments NetSuite CEO Zach Nelson inevitably doesn't agree with Microsoft that no-one serious is doing cloud ERP. Nor we must assume do Dell or Deloitte... Read more [...]

Intacct CEO: What it costs to build a cloud financials business

February 21, 2014 | | 2 Comments Fifteen-year-old cloud financials vendor Intacct has raised a total of $135 million in its bid to seize the SME market. Will it get to IPO? Read more [...]

FinancialForce pushes ERP native on Salesforce platform

February 19, 2014 | | 17 Comments In a move that's symbolic and strategic for both vendors, FinancialForce ERP drops a system of record into Salesforce's system of engagement Read more [...]

Oracle’s HCM World showcases thought leadership, cloud upgrades

February 10, 2014 | | One Comment Oracle offered a powerful endorsement of HCM for businesses intent on accelerating growth amid the transformational ascendance of mobile technology and millennial workers, with a rare dual appearance of its top executives at its HCM World conference in Las Vegas. Read more [...]

Oracle Cloud World: what we learned from Larry

January 30, 2014 | | One Comment Larry was on form, good form at Cloud World - especially in an open Q&A, a forum in which he has always excelled and which we don’t get to see enough of these days. Read more [...]