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Pagers, Cellphones, and Cloud ERP

June 5, 2012
By Edmund Tee
Pagers, Cellphones, and Cloud ERP

Reading the insightful article by our guest blogger Jason Carroll last week about how the ERP reseller scene is being changed by the Cloud, I can’t help but think back to the times when I had, ahem, a pager. Yes, I realize I am revealing my age here, and that the link between the...
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Cloud ERP may follow Cloud Enterprise Messaging

May 17, 2012
By Edmund Tee
Cloud ERP may follow Cloud Enterprise Messaging

Think back a couple of decades. If you were a facsimile machine salesman, and had the chance to evaluate enterprise email as it begun to take off, would you have leapt at the opportunity? Or would you have stuck to what was comfortable, and risk getting relegated to the sidelines in the wake of...
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Black Swans and Forcing Functions for Cloud Manufacturing Software

May 3, 2012
By Edmund Tee
Black Swans and Forcing Functions for Cloud Manufacturing Software

Nobody likes a forcing function. But sometimes, it takes one of those to compel action. In today’s blog, I wanted to touch on how a made-to-order manufacturer finally decided to commit to moving their ERP to the cloud after a black swan event that has shaken up the organization. This was a tip-off that...
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Refuse to be a Cloud data hostage

April 27, 2012
By Edmund Tee
Refuse to be a Cloud data hostage

You should never be locked into one vendor, and should ALWAYS be able to walk away from a service provider that is providing service levels that are below par. But how realistic is that when it comes to cloud service providers? If you’re not happy with the service that you receive, take your business...
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