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The Future of Business Intelligence: Did Gartner Get It Right?

August 20, 2009


On Friday’s segment “Beyond Business Intelligence Technology: The Importance of Domain Expertise” I will be welcoming Oco’s CEO William (Bill) Copacino who has authored 3 books and more than 150 articles on supply chain management, to discuss the transformational changes that are redefining our understanding of Business Intelligence. The level of preparation that goes into […]

Oracle launches sourcing software on demand: Why market adaptability may ultimately derail the transition (Part 2)

April 14, 2009


“Recognizing that adoption or end-user compliance is one of the main barriers to a successful program, the ability for project champions to leverage user comfort with known applications such as Excel to access certain functions within the SAP architecture could stimulate stakeholder buy-in, at least internally. By promoting the utilization of SAP through a familiar, […]

A “Perfect Vision” and Determined Execution: Laying the Foundations for Sustainable Success (Perfect Commerce Profile:

January 26, 2009


“A true centralization of procurement objectives requires a decentralized architecture that is based on the real-world operating attributes of all transactional stakeholders . . . in other words, your organization gains control of it’s spend environment by relinquishing centralized functional control in favor of operational efficiencies originating on the front lines.  This is the cornerstone […]

Optimization Modeling and the Modern Supply Chain (A PI Q and A) by Jon Hansen

March 18, 2008


Editor’s Update:  Interesting that an article in 2013 talking about “integrating social and enterprise process” is thought to be covering new ground.  I am of course talking about today’s Forbes post by Rawn Shah titled “SAP Realizes Enterprise Social Processes.” Back in 2008 I wrote an article on my government funded research in the late 90s titled “Optimization Modeling and […]