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    Why cloud ERP adoption is faster than Gartner predicts

    Louis Columbus

    A recent study completed by Gartner titled Survey Analysis: Adoption of Cloud ERP, 2013 Through 2023 published on January 24, 2014, written by Nigel Rayner advises CIOs and application leaders of financial services institutions to “consider cloud ERP as a potential replacement for aging core ERP systems that are out of support or running on an old technology platforms (such as mainframes).“

    About 2 months ago - 0 comments - Categories: ERP, Research
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    A roundup of cloud computing and enterprise software predictions for 2014

    Louis Columbus

    Alan Kay’s saying that the best way to predict the future is to create it resonates through the best cloud computing and enterprise software predictions for 2014. Constraints that held start-ups back from delivering sophisticated new apps and services are disappearing fast. The dynamics of one of my favorite books, The Innovator’s Dilemma by Clayton Christensen, are in full force across the cloud and enterprise landscape.

    About 3 months, 3 weeks ago - 1 comment - Categories: Enterprise, ERP, Forecasts, Research
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    Cloud-enabled enterprise and the opportunity for CIOs

    Russell Poole

    It is over five years since the term ‘cloud’ was first adopted into the mainstream to describe a fundamental change in how – and where – information technology is deployed. Cloud’s building blocks had been developing for several years prior: the rise of the Internet as a backbone for service delivery; hardware platforms so powerful that they could run multiple web scale workloads; and the opening of standards for application and infrastructure architecture; all contributed to the cloud phenomenon, which went beyond simple hosting or application service provision.

    About 5 months, 2 weeks ago - 2 comments - Categories: CIO, Enterprise, ERP, Strategy
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    New research paper forecasts 2014 to be “year of ERP cloud”

    James Bourne

    With executives satisfied that they can get a return on investment for low-level apps in the cloud, 2014 is going to be the year when enterprise mission-critical apps will take charge, according to cloudy infrastructure platform provider Virtustream. The findings have been released in a report, entitled “ERP – The Cuckoo in Cloud Land”, and gives insight both into the ERP (enterprise resource planning) landscape as well as the position of mission critical apps in the cloud.

    About 6 months, 2 weeks ago - 1 comment - Categories: Applications, CRM, Data, Enterprise, ERP, Research
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    SAP VP cloud solutions Sven Denecken: Hybrid is “picking up speed”

    James Bourne

    CloudTech caught up with Sven Denecken, VP cloud solutions at SAP at the SAP UK & Ireland Forum earlier this week, to discuss what the term ‘hybrid’ really means, the advantages of HANA Enterprise Cloud, and where SAP truly sees itself

    About 9 months, 3 weeks ago - 0 comments - Categories: Data, Enterprise, ERP, Hybrid, Hype, Industry, Interview
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    With HANA, SAP says commitment to cloud is "stronger than ever"

    Cloud Tech

    There were some pretty big statements being laid down during Rob Enslin’s keynote speech at the SAP UK and Ireland Forum today, with the enterprise giant’s global customer operations president making plenty of noise about HANA and its Enterprise Cloud, the company’s big cloud bet and a shift to the database sector. CloudTech was invited along to see the action, and wonders about the overall impact of HANA.

    About 9 months, 3 weeks ago - 0 comments - Categories: Applications, Editorial, Enterprise, ERP, PaaS, Strategy
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    Identity as a service (IDaaS) is more important than ever

    Cloud Security

    Conspiracy theorists and other concerned citizens will insist the government is watching every keystroke, keeping a record of every website, transaction, text and email. Shades of 1984's Big Brother, right? Everyone is sensitive as to what is being looked at, stored and analysed for hazily defined purposes. Privacy is no longer as private as you think; and hasn't been for many years.

    About 10 months, 1 week ago - 0 comments - Categories: Applications, ERP, Security, Strategy
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    Five ways CIOs can prepare for the cloud: Lessons learned from ServiceNow

    Louis Columbus

    ServiceNow is a global leader in providing cloud-based services used by enterprises to streamline and automate their IT operations. They're known for their expertise in IT Service Management (ITSM), speed of development cycles, and commitment to open source including MongoDB and NoSQL.

    About 11 months ago - 1 comment - Categories: Architecture, CIO, ERP, PaaS, Strategy
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    How cloud integration is defining the future of CRM

    Louis Columbus

    The future of customer relationships depends more on context than transactions. And this trend is accelerating, driven by the integration of social media into customer relationship management (CRM), rapid gains in usability of CRM and integration applications, and the global growth of the API economy.

    About 11 months ago - 0 comments - Categories: CRM, Enterprise, ERP, Strategy
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    2013 ERP market share update: SAP solidifies market leadership

    Louis Columbus

    During 2012 the enterprise resource planning (ERP) market experienced sluggish growth of just 2.2%, yet software as a service (SaaS), financial management and human capital management (HCM) applications showed potential for breakout growth. Through the challenging times of the previous year, however, SAP still retained worldwide market share leadership.

    About 11 months, 2 weeks ago - 0 comments - Categories: ERP, Public, SaaS , Trends
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