Oracle’s announced some changes that give software buyers a new choice: a solution that provides the automated upgrades and performance updates that public cloud apps possess but on private cloud environments. While it mostly appeals to large enterprises, it is precisely those prospective customers that public cloud apps providers want to retain.
The spinning is intense as tech firms try to position old tech as a necessary antidote for the pandemic. But can old tech enable digital transformation? Is lift and shift a remedy for the times? The truth is in the motives of the players (not the technology).
Many firms, consultancies and tech firms are publishing suggestions for businesses to digitally transform and/or re-open during the pandemic. The discounted software and the business guidance are great, but remote work strategies still seem vague and squishy.
Finance professionals aren’t just busy: they’re confronting a wide range of new challenges that are all triggered in one way or another by the pandemic. These challenges often require research, planning and expert counsel to resolve and resolve quickly.
Work From Home is shining a light on how firms have ignored previous pioneers in remote work. Did those firms really deserve those ‘great place’ to work awards if they didn’t support remote workers well or equitably pre-pandemic?
A service ticket tale provides some COVID-19 HR insight...
Marketers need to re-think their COVID-19 thinking and face up to some hard realities.
Don’t peek behind the curtain to see what HR’s been up to unless you’re strong of heart. The enormity of HR’s workload and change requirements via COVID-19 are insane immense and it’s not just a one-time thing. Here’s the textual workplan….
This spring, product news on the ERP front has been thin. However, a recent set of calls with the CEOs from Workday, Planful and Plex was illuminating.
After a season of no physical conferences and vendor events, a very personal view of the 'new normal'...