Tags: Enterprise

How to avoid self-inflicted opportunity costs and failing at business intelligence.

 Six critical learning points every business should consider in their enterprise system implementation project. Enterprise systems, including ERPs, CRMs, ECMs and others, are part of the critical knowledge repositories of any organization. These systems provide the data and analytical insights that enable businesses to make high-value strategic decisions, while simultaneously providing the day-to-day tactical data…

Has Sage unified its fleet of solutions?

Sage has announced the advent of Sage Business Cloud. It was launched under the tagline: “The One and Only Cloud Platform Designed for Every Stage of Customer Business Growth”. The question is, whether this is marketing hype over substance. Sage has a history of acquiring applications and rebranding them with similar names without actually unifying…

Business Leader Interview with Ulf Zetterberg, CEO Seal Software

Ulf Zetterberg is the co-founder and CEO of Seal Software. The company was founded in 2010 and created a new market segment Contract Discovery and Analytics. He has more than 25 years in enterprise software and services and has held senior positions in several companies including OpenText, Proact and EMC. Steve Brooks:                    Who is your…

Cloud infrastructure reality outperforming perception

Cloud infrastructure reality is outperforming perception claims Oracle. Nearly half of UK companies plan to run their business on cloud infrastructure within three years according to a recent study. This appears to confirm that UK businesses are embracing cloud infrastructure (IaaS) to boost performance and innovation levels. Negative perceptions persist – primarily around security, complexity and…

What’s good about IBM and Cisco’s security hook up

IBM and Cisco have announced that they are to collaborate and better integrate their solutions to improve cybersecurity. In their joint press release announcement, the collaboration will include: “IBM Security’s QRadar, Watson for Cybersecurity, App Exchange, X-Force Threat Intelligence, Resilient IRP and managed security services, and Cisco’s Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW), Next-Generation Intrusion Protection System (NGIPS) and Advanced Malware Protection (AMP)…

Bluewolf shrinkwrap Salesforce for the SMB market

Bluewolf has announced a new program, Bluewolf Go. It helps customers complete a Salesforce implementation within 30 days at a fixed price. There are four options in the program. One is aimed at companies with little or no knowledge of Salesforce. This takes approximately 60 days and costs €40,000. The solution is only available for Sales…

SAP offers lift for digital economy

SAP has partnered with Dell and Hitachi to announce some new offerings to help companies embrace the digital economy. The announcement also included two new offerings from SAP: The IoT foundation bundle for SAP HANA and the IoT intelligent edge processing bundle for SAP HANA. These new offerings have been based on the needs of…

Distribution heads to the cloud

Infor has announced that Infor CloudSuite is now available for wholesale distribution. Infor has been rapidly migrating its on-premises applications into CloudSuite as it tries to accelerate the migration of its customer base into the Cloud. This is the latest product to be migrated and sees Infor CloudSuite now consisting of 18 separate products. According…

Equinix announces IOA blueprints

Equinix has announced the availability of four blueprints for its Interconnection Orientated Architecture (IOA). Equinix developed the IOA as part of its response to its Enterprise of the Future document it issued in October 2015. In that report, Equinix proposed that the most effective companies in the future would be those who were the best…