As we evolve towards a post-pandemic future, HR needs a radically new game plan and not some feel-good buzzwords.
A tale of two digital transformation studies - views on Smart Manufacturing and 4IR from Plex and PTC
Recent studies from Plex and PTC are not only directional, but inform us as to how manufacturers see Smart Manufacturing/Fourth Industrial Revolution initiatives in the pandemic age.
With more and more as-a-Service business models out there, isn’t it time to eliminate the often manual, spreadsheet-driven pricing of services? Here’s a look at Zimit and other changes in the services value chain.
The SMB space is a challenging one for HR professionals. They have too few staff, champagne tastes and beer budgets. Integrated, multi-tenant cloud suites may help.
The business of caring in business - why employee wellbeing in a post-COVID corporate culture matters more than ever
Creating a great company culture involves more than just changing the colors in the company’s logo. It takes a bit more thought, consideration and planning. Enter Lorna Borenstein and her new book on the subject.
The view for now seems to point to a free-for-all space today and work is needed by HR, ERP and niche vendors to really get it on track for greatness.
Phil Simon is author of a new book - Reimagining Collaboration: Slack, Microsoft Teams, Zoom, and the Post-COVID World of Work. Here's what he told me about what he's learned.
Plex Systems has been a big change agent in the ERP space, being the first to pioneer multi-tenant cloud ERP software. Its recent acquisition of Kors Engineering could trigger better value for manufacturers and ignite a wave of additional M&A deal-making by competitors. Here's our assessment.
While lots of ERP vendors want you to implement a newer version of their product because it has a ‘modern platform’, the business problem(s) to solve may be more time and people focused. Businesses have to be ready to move away from monthly, aggregated data to more precise data, costs and insights. A simple package upgrade barely scratches the surface of the needed changes.
While people yearn to be free to express themselves and their wants/desires, they can’t really be that free to express themselves fully with their current or potential employers. Some tech firms want to change that, but will people cooperate and will businesses use this information correctly? We’re in murky waters here!
A conversation with Nancy Hauge, CHRO of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) vendor Automation Anywhere.
It's Christmas Eve and Brian's intercepted a CEO letter to Santa...