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Virginia’s eVA Program Garners Yet Another Industry Award by Jon Hansen

September 16, 2014


“Virginia took home the honor of Gold Cronin Award winner with their submission eVA Mobile Apps. eVA Mobile Apps – eVA Mobile 4 Business and eVA Mobile 4 Approvers – empowers users by bringing the bidding process to their fingertips and allows approvers to have real-time access to requisitions. These innovative apps provide a fast, secure […]

Virginia Launches eProcurement Mobile App by Bob Sievert

August 29, 2012


Governor Bob McDonnell announced the launch of a free mobile application for eVA, Virginia’s award-winning electronic procurement system. The eVA Mobile 4 Business app allows anyone with an Internet-enabled mobile device (iPhone, iPad, Android, Blackberry, Samsung, HP, etc.) to have real-time access to Virginia government business opportunities-anywhere, anytime. Virginia is the first state to launch […]

Are enterprise software vendors becoming the new telephone companies of the cloud computing age?

February 22, 2012


Talking with an ever increasing number of both new as well as long established software/ERP vendors within the context of the cloud and the accelerated mobile reality of conducting business in a global marketplace, an interesting trend is emerging in terms of how these organizations are coming to a proverbial fork in the road relative […]

SAP Mobile App Strategy demonstrates a forethought of intent that reflects a collaboration with versus a reaction to a changing market

February 15, 2012


One of the more exciting aspects of my radio series on mobile computing is that it squarely places me in the middle of what I can only describe as being a major market transformation in which the means by which we interact both socially as well as in our business dealings is converging into a […]

SAP interview reveals a company in “accelerated evolution” led by a walk the walk mobile first enterprise focus

February 10, 2012


During yesterday’s interview with JP Finnell (Head of Mobile Strategies, SAP America Service) and Vishy Gopalakrishnan (Vice President, Global Center of Excellence – Mobility, SAP), JP indicated that the company, which is celebrating it 40th year in business has, in the past three years, undergone more change than in the previous 37 years combined. At […]

From Mobile Business Intelligence to Synchronized Execution: So you can take it with you after all!

January 31, 2012


“Gartner expects that 33 percent of BI functionality will be consumed via mobile devices by 2013.” from the June 29th, 2011 article “Business Intelligence and Mobile Devices Will Change Supply Chain Management” by Herman Mehling One of the first things that comes to mind when I hear the term mobile Business Intelligence or “BI” are […]

True or False: Does employee use of mobile devices personally increase end-user adoption of corporate buying solutions?

January 25, 2012


“Capitalizing on employee acceptance of mobile devices in their personal lives, removes the traditional obstacles to adoption of corporate buying solutions on the part of the end user.” The above is an interesting statement with which to introduce this, the first post in our series on the advent of mobile supply chain solutions. Before getting […]

(New Series) The mobile supply chain: We’ve got an app for that?

January 23, 2012


On Wednesday, January 25th I will be launching a new series on The Mobile Supply Chain, in which I will provide an in-depth look at how mobile computing is dramatically changing the purchasing world, and what you as a procurement professional must do to stand out and be noticed as a vital contributor to your […]