Who will deliver Cloud ERP?

January 22, 2010
By manchester

Thomas Wailgum of CIO magazine ponders the Oracle/SAP rivalry and wonders whether or not either has what it takes to successfully deliver Cloud ERP. In other words: Have SAP and Oracle become too big to compete in this new decade of constant change, next-generation app pipelines, pricing upheavals and innovation-first business strategies? Read the...
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ERP Data Integration with B2B

January 18, 2010
By djohnson

A few weeks ago Gartner acquired AMR, and this week Dennis Gaughan replaced Bruce Richardson (who left AMR to join the vendor Infor) with the responsiblity for editing the AMR newsletter. One thing didn’t change – we still found a few gems in the newsletter. In today’s B2B discussion, Dennis points out the need...
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ERP SaaS vs. ERP on premise

January 14, 2010
By ecohen
ERP SaaS vs. ERP on premise

When given a choice, customers visiting an ERP website clicked SaaS (61.1%) over on-premise (38.9%) when learning about ERP purchasing options. What can we learn from this? One possible conclusion would be that more people are interested in learning about SaaS than an on-premise solution. This certainly makes sense given the analyst predictions, the...
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ERP Implementation with VAR Support

January 7, 2010
By manchester

Talk of SaaS and cloud computing is leading some to say that VARs are going the way of the dinosaur. While this might be true for VARs that make a living installing software, those with expertise in ERP and accounting have skills and expertise which is needed. An ERP Installation Example Earlier this week,...
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ERP Predictions – 2010

December 28, 2009
By djohnson

There are several ERP predictions for 2010, most are calling for SaaS and cloud deployments. A few predictions are included below. Nucleus Research lists “cloud adoption” as number 1. Enterprise Irregulars lists cloud growth and innovation as number 1. CIO Magazine lists “cloud computing” when discussing the new role of CIOs. ZDNet, Paul Greenburg...
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Customizing SaaS ERP – Part III

December 22, 2009
By djohnson

An article in CMS by Eric Kimberling inspired a part III to our customizing SaaS ERP posts. In Part I, we looked at the question of whether to customize a SaaS ERP deployment. In Part II, we examined the sources of SaaS and customization savings and advised flexibility. Now we look at some percentages...
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