It’s a new year, so shouldn’t your firm start off its software selection activities on the right foot? Software contracts and their terms are something vendors refine hundreds or thousands of times annually. They write them to their advantage not yours. Here are some pointers for evening the odds. Good luck…
To close the books of a moderate-sized or larger firm can be taxing, no pun intended. For decades, the work of closing hasn’t changed much but new software offerings are making this less labor-intensive, less error-prone and more automated. Here’s a quick look at the space and a conversation writeup with one of the CEO’s of these new closing software vendors.
December had an abundance of stories involving executives behaving badly and writers making up lots of new words to add to our tech vocabulary. There were also a lot HR stories, too. Here’s my monthly recap of solid stories you might have missed.
diginomica’s Jon Reed produced a flurry of stories at the conclusion of this year’s Sage Intacct Advantage conference. Here's a macro view of the changes afoot at Sage Intacct and their impact on customers and prospects.
A chance to catch up with NetSuite founder (and Oracle EVP) Evan Goldberg recently. We discussed a number of topics re: international expansion, vertical support, technology stack changes and more.
ERP vendors are pouring on the heat now. It’s year-end and they need to make Wall Street happy with increasing financial results. Their customers are going to be paying, dearly, for these year-end deals and too many software buyers are being too trusting.
It's time for the annual trip to the HR Technology Conference in Las Vegas. Here are the highlights of this years confab - the good, the bad and utterly indifferent.
In the final part of this post-OpenWorld Oracle assessment, a to-do list for Larry Ellison and team to win more ground in the ERP wars.
A blow-by-blow competitive assessment of Oracle v the rest of the ERP world in the wake of last week's OpenWorld conference.
If you send Brian to a monster show like Oracle OpenWorld, he’ll cover it and in detail. This 3-part series of articles outlines the considerable effort Oracle has put into building a deeply competitive ERP suite that marks a signal change in the ERP competitive landscape and promises trouble for some of Oracle’s competitors.
Battling from behind his flu, Brian Sommer outlines the highlights of August in the enterprise tech world.