Consumers are a demanding lot. They expect instant gratification but rarely consider the effort required to plan, transport and fulfill those desires. Echo Global Logistics provided a glimpse into the supply chain and planning challenges it and its customers have dealt with this last year-and-a-half.
HR has gotten quite challenging recently and it’s going to get even rockier. Unplanned attrition is set to skyrocket and the workload of the CHRO may become untenable. Here’s a peek at the way forward.
Esker fills a gap that many ERP solutions fail to address. And, it does it while delivering additional productivity and other benefits that rarely show up in modern ERP business cases. Who then is Esker?
Can professional services firms improve chargeability, profitability and more with a new generation of apps? AI-powered Zero has some tech and proof-points.
Today, Plex Systems announced it is being acquired by Milwaukee-based Rockwell Automation for $2.22 billion (USD). This is a big deal for manufacturers, ERP vendors, cloud software firms and more. Here's the quick analysis.
Finally, one of the most difficult and elusive problems to solve in professional services is getting a big dose of tech. Mavenlink is applying operations research tech to optimize the staffing of a service firm’s entire professional staff.
We may be witnessing an inflection point in financial accounting software vendor FinancialForce and it’s a good one. Here’s the latest news on their evolution.
What does it take to turn sustainability hype into practical reality? Questions smart buyers need to ask their ERP vendors
Recent ERP announcements re: sustainability are long on potential and short on details. Will vendors deliver what the market needs? Here are the questions smart buyers should ask.
Coming out of the pandemic, many companies are looking to expand. But the question is how to do this in a smart way. Here’s a take on the challenges with expanding on payroll, HR, analytics and more.
In all the talk about resilience lately, is anyone asking if resilience a good thing and why must we be resilient? Turns out, what you thought was a good characteristic might be covering up major executive flaws.
Smart CIOs think a few moves ahead of where the software market and the business world are moving. There are clearly some new frontiers to be discovered in the quest to better automate business processes and decisions. How will new tech change the way of work?