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Everybody loves the cloud

Turns out we’re just not very good at using it… As enthusiasm for the cloud overtakes competence, decision makers and IT departments alike are starting to feel the burden. Businesses big and small have embraced the cloud as the magic bullet to drive down costs, increase security,

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‘This is a terrible time to buy ERP’

Hold on to those purse strings, says ERP expert… How does this grab you: a major consulting firm which makes a living implementing ERP solutions reckons this just isn’t a good time to be busting out budget for new deployments. In a recent blog, Eric Kimberling, lead consultant

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Good news, everyone! Your tax just got harder

Eliminating ‘unfettered averaging’ one of the goals of new accounting standards… The changes to Accounting Standard IFRS15 is just one of four new IFRS standards coming into force over the next few years as part of a move to enforce new global accounting rules aimed at transparency

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ERP decisions: form must follow function

Is cloud a good idea when on-premise works better? That’s a ‘no’… With the wave of enthusiasm for cloud software having well and truly broken, there is another problem creeping into the industry. Without any rhyme or reason, many customers are requesting ‘cloud’ purely for the sake

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Ready up for a ‘post-ERP world’

Subscription business heralds a new era, if subscription software vendor is to be believed… While it was essentially throwing the covers off a couple of new products, subscription software company Zuora reckons the implications are much deeper and wider. Indeed, hot on the heels of our feature

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ERP Market Commentary: 2018 a user odyssey

Our analysts reflect on the current state of the ERP software market… The established ERP vendors are under increasing pressure from ‘cloud-native’ ERP products as well as the allure of well-designed user-oriented point solutions which are unencumbered from the constraints of financial or supply chain integration requirements.

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How bizarre: Here’s how to identify DT need

These are the commonplace business processes which should kick digital transformation into gear… Regular readers know that we like to keep an eye on Panorama Consulting, because among other things it provides comparative insights into the top ERP vendors – and who doesn’t like winners and losers

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Concur launches ANZ App Centre

Plug in a few of your favourite business services… The app centre is the delivery end of SAP-owned company Concur’s API, which has allowed a number (around 60) of local software providers to develop apps and services which integrate with the Concur mothership to ‘take better control

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Science fiction? Nah, business as usual

Value of human experience likely to increase on the path to 2040… Imagine how weirded out people from the offices of the 1970s would be should they be teleported into the workplace of today. They’d probably find it a bit perplexing. Now, imagine the office of the

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