Archive: Cloud ERP financials and supply chain

Crossing the Cloud Financials Chasm

Brian Sommer thinks we are approaching a tipping point for financial applications moving to the cloud. We have already seen this in the SME space. He thinks the time is ripe for enterprise. Here's why.

Workday’s Q2 shows continued controlled growth

Workday continues its upwards trajectory with Q2 numbers that comfortably exceeded financial analyst estimates. The company upped its full year outcome and talked to some of the investments it is making for the future. It all looks good – so far.

SAP Walldorf

SAP licensing – more clarity or clear as mud?

SAP appeared to offer good news for customers wishing to reduce maintenance costs through a pro-rating of unused licenses. But all is not quite what it seems. The circumstances are not defined in the public domain and conflicting comments from SAP downplay the net effect.

UNIT4’s subscription transformation continues as H1 delivers

UNIT4 is reporting its first half 2013 results. The company is making solid progress as it transforms from an on-premise to subscription service vendor. We also get more color on’s performance and its prospects for the future.

SAP gets more flexible over licensing

SAP users have been crying out for greater flexibility over terms and conditions for a long time. The supplier appears to be heeding their calls.

Quietly reinventing B2B commerce

Deem (formerly Rearden Commerce) is in the midst of a 20-year mission to reinvent commerce by turning B2B spending into an in-app purchase in your daily routine

Sage keeps calm, carries on to the cloud

SMB-focused ERP vendor Sage is finally getting its cloud story straight, with flagship Sage 200 now offered in an Azure-hosted version. CTO/CIO Stuart Lynn explains the strategy.

The changing SAP cloud partner channel

What’s happening inside the SAP channel partner ecosystem. In this post, I discuss some of the high level points that came out of the company’s recent partner channel conference.