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Throwback Thursday: The Origins of Failure for ERP – Jon Hansen on the Coupa Cabana

April 24, 2014


Keeping within the spirit of the social media world’s Throwback Thursday practice – I have used an old photo from my days as President of a publicly traded software company to comply with the image requirement – I thought that I would share the following article that was posted on the Coupa Cabana blog back […]

We Come Bearing ‘Bred Heifers’ by Kelly Barner

June 27, 2012


In the late 1930’s, Dan West, a farmer from Indiana, was serving as the director of a relief program in Spain. The country had been ravaged by years of war – World War I and the Spanish Civil War – and the needs for basic provisions were urgent. West realized that supplies of food from […]

Managing the Process of Automation: Leveraging Capabilities Without Forfeiting Accountability

August 14, 2009


“It ain’t easy leading a software company these days.  Customers are sick of poor quality, inadequate security, old-fashioned business models, and pie-in-the-sky claims for trends like open source.  They just want software that works.  That was the message coming from customers, industry experts, and even some company executives at the Software 2005 conference last week […]

Network Member Question: What is the Future of Enterprise Software Modeling (Development)?

February 11, 2008


What you are really talking about are the differences between agent-based and equation-based modeling.The latter has been the traditional model used by software developers because it attempts to quantify and therefore confine multiple strands (re attributes) of diverse stakeholders into a single, definable stream or process.While applicable in the more static environment of say financial […]