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Does Gartner’s “Postmodern” ERP moniker put a positive spin on what is in reality the equivalent of technology landfill? by Jon Hansen

December 6, 2014

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“When ERP was in its heyday, CEOs and business executives wanted reliable and integrated solutions, so they seized upon ERP as the way to provide this,” said Mr. Kyte. “Business stakeholders still want these same qualities, but now they assume that these qualities will be present in any software solution, and their requirements have switched […]

MarketDojo: A Dragon’s Den View by Jon Hansen

February 4, 2014

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Editor’s Note: On December 19th, 2013 I had the opportunity to interview Year in the Life candidate MarketDojo, a New Wave company that that helps clients to “maximize” their purchasing power.  In the post-show commentary, our Dragon’s Den (or Shark Tank if you prefer) panel of experts provide their take on the interview and offer […]

Breaking News from Gartner: Neil Armstrong walks on the Moon by Jon Hansen

November 14, 2013

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Given the “breaking news” in the November 13th, 2013 ComputerWeekly.com article “Gartner: CIOs need to address procurement to buy IT from startups,” it seems that the increasingly maligned analyst firm is heralding in an new era of CIO enlightenment regarding the need to engage with smaller IT firms. Of course based on their industry coverage over the […]

Fortune’s Adam Lashinksy asks the question; Who is Oracle’s True Competition? by Jon Hansen

October 18, 2013

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In what was a short but powerful post on LinkedIn, Fortune Magazine’s Sr. Editor at Large Adam Lashinsky posed a very interesting question; Who is Oracle’s True Competition? It wasn’t that the question in and of itself was ground-shaking journalism but, the reason or reasons behind his asking the question in the first place. During […]

Why Mickey North Rizza can’t go home again . . . or can she?

June 21, 2013

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In Part 2 of yesterday’s post in which I wrote about Jason Busch’s proclamation that he is moving on regarding his “thinking,” I was posed with an interesting question. If after spending years with a service provider, a journalist/analyst may lack the necessary objectivity to “effectively” cover the market, what are my thoughts if this […]