Wearable tech and the future of cloud ERP

A recent study conducted by the University of London looked into the positive aspects of introducing wearable technology at the workplace.

One of the key takeaways from the study is that wearable technology can improve employee productivity by as much as 8.5% while enhancing job satisfaction by 3.5%. Writing for CNN, Dr. Chris Brauer, the person who spearheaded the study tells us that such wearables could help in building a...

By Anand Srinivasan, 16 June 2014, 0 comments. Categories: Developers, ERP.

Cloud-enabled enterprise and the opportunity for CIOs

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...

By Russell Poole, 06 November 2013, 2 comments. Categories: CIO, Enterprise, ERP.

New research paper forecasts 2014 to be “year of ERP cloud”

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.

The report...

By James Bourne, 07 October 2013, 1 comment. Categories: Applications, Big Data, CRM, Enterprise, ERP, Research.

SAP VP cloud solutions Sven Denecken: Hybrid is “picking up speed”

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

One of the more interesting flashpoints from the opening morning of the SAP UK & Ireland Forum in Birmingham this week was at the end of Rob Enslin’s keynote.

As reported by CloudTech...

By James Bourne, 05 July 2013, 0 comments. Categories: Big Data, Enterprise, ERP, Hybrid, Industry, Interview.

With HANA, SAP says commitment to cloud is "stronger than ever"

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, the company’s big cloud bet and a shift to the database sector.

The big push this year, of course, is HANA's Enterprise Cloud, which is in the words of SAP, “the power of real-time business and simplicity of the cloud". It's enterprise class with cloud’s...

By Cloud Tech, 03 July 2013, 0 comments. Categories: Applications, Editorial, Enterprise, ERP, PaaS.

Is the CFO the last man standing when it comes to the cloud?

The use of cloud technology by corporations has mushroomed in recent years. As the concept of cloud has gained greater acceptance at a consumer level, companies have increasingly recognised the benefits that cloud-based systems can bring to their businesses.

As a result, many have moved away from technology which is installed in-house and instead have adopted systems like Salesforce.com for customer relationship management and NetSuite for ERP.

Yet while the use of cloud technology has become mainstream...

By Bob Stark, 25 April 2013, 1 comment. Categories: Adoption, CRM, ERP.

What are the top 3 myths about cloud ERP software?

The growth of cloud computing has caused a paradigm shift in all sorts of business applications, but perhaps most notably in ERP software.

As noted in a previous article, cloud ERP is growing like wildfire as more and more businesses move to their ERP system to the cloud.

But as cloud ERP becomes more popular, misconceptions about it also spread and it becomes more difficult to separate fact from fiction. In an effort to do just so, here are the top 3 myths about cloud...

By Acumatica, 02 January 2013, 0 comments. Categories: Enterprise, ERP.

Cloud ERP is the next big thing in the cloud

By Sharon Florentine

The Cloud ERP (enterprise resource planning) landscape is expanding, and competition is heating up. Back in July 2012, Web-based business software provider NetSuite’s Q2 revenue and earnings numbers were the first indicators of a growing trend in the Cloud ERP space.

As Ben Kepes reported in the Cloud Ave blog, NetSuite’s subscription and support revenues were $61 million, a 27...

By Rackspace, 07 December 2012, 1 comment. Categories: Enterprise, ERP.