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Scaling ERP and Sage This article is sponsored by:

Scale became a topic du jour at a recent Sage analyst meeting in Atlanta. Scale is an important and multi-faceted topic and it helps understand where a software vendor’s intentions with their products lie. Herewith are some scale highlights from global applications vendor Sage and their implications on Sage Intacct and the Intacct ecosystem.

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Can ERP deliver more customer value? Acumatica CEO John Case on why industry-based ERP matters This article is sponsored by:

Can modern ERP have a different kind of customer impact? During my catch up with Acumatica CEO John Case, we spoke about where cloud ERP is making inroads - including manufacturing. I also wanted to discuss a surprising new Acumatica board member - Zach Nelson.

John Case, Acumatica CEO

The construction industry has a talent problem - can modern software change that? Sage's Dustin Stephens weighs in This article is sponsored by:

Construction and real estate is not an industry for the risk-averse; skilled labor shortages add to the risk factors. But a different type of construction software has emerged. Modernization isn't easy - but are the payoffs real? Here's my discussion with Sage's Dustin Stephens.

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SAP Sapphire 2024 - amidst RISE and Copilots, the S/4HANA public cloud almost stole the show This article is sponsored by:

SAP Sapphire brought the expected Business AI and RISE fanfare. But something happened I wasn't expecting: S/4HANA Cloud Public Edition customers made their case, and did so loudly. Here's the rundown - but would I take back my opening question to SAP?

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Want a quick, insightful way to evaluate software vendors? Here's one This article is sponsored by:

Buying enterprise software is about more than just functions and features. When you take the time to understand a vendor’s real priorities and how these affect specific constituencies, you see some things that will make you pause and possibly reconsider whether this is the vendor for you.


Enterprise hits and misses - is Return to Office a leadership crisis? Cyber threat talk heats up as event season rolls on This article is sponsored by:

This week - is Return to Office part of a broader leadership crisis, or is it a passive-aggressive layoff tactic? Cybersecurity threats sharpen the security discussion, but as our event roundups show, AI is still the hype magnet. Plus: your weekly whiffs.

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SAP Sapphire 2024 - why does SAP plan to acquire WalkMe? An early unvarnished take This article is sponsored by:

SAP had a few rabbits up its sleeve at Sapphire 2024. In particular, the surprise announcement of an agreement to acquire WalkMe shook things up. On the ground in Orlando, I had the chance to ask SAP leadership my burning questions - here's a first take.

SAP's Scott Russell fielding question
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