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Gauging the IoT Fear Factor

11 Dec, 2018

The enterprise still has a few things to figure out on the IoT, particularly when it comes to many of its anticipated use cases.

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The IoT in 2019 and Beyond

10 Dec, 2018

Once the IoT becomes a service- and revenue-generator in its own right, rather than an extension of legacy infrastructure, we will safely be able to say that we live in a truly connected universe.

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Avoid the Pitfalls of Digital Transformation

10 Dec, 2018

Initial perceptions can be powerful influencers, which puts the agents of digital change under greater pressure to produce early positive results or risk losing the support of those who can make or break the entire program.

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Following the Digital Transformation Path to Success

07 Dec, 2018

If one aspect is common to those who have found success in digital transformation so far, it is that they did not try to do too much too quickly.

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Keeping the Digital Transformation Momentum Going in 2019

06 Dec, 2018

The next decade will see a raft of start-ups built around digital processes and workflows, and perhaps deconstructed away from corporate organizational principles altogether in favor of fully independent work units and amalgamated processes.

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Intelligent ERP Gains Momentum

22 Nov, 2018

Intelligent ERP platforms are hitting the channel in increasing numbers, bringing a wealth of new capabilities to a class of software that had started to stagnate.

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ERP Faces New Security Threats

21 Nov, 2018

ERP usually touches some of the most mission-critical data and services in the enterprise, making it a tempting target for wrongdoers. But there are ways to protect yourself.

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ERP Entering All Facets of the Economy

20 Nov, 2018

Organizations around the world are being continuously pushed to achieve greater efficiency and faster turnaround, and ERP is a way of achieving both goals.

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The Enterprise and Enterprise Resource Planning

19 Nov, 2018

The first question to ask when evaluating any ERP solution is: What is this technology supposed to do? ERP is intended to bring order to the business process by aligning key objectives with any and all resources.

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How to Avoid ERP Failure

14 Nov, 2018

Nobody likes to admit failure. By nature, ERP calls for a wholesale reimagining of business processes and perhaps the business model itself. That kind of change is not easy, nor is it risk-free.

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What Are the Key ERP System Modules

31 Oct, 2018

Many ERP platforms start with a set of core modules. This provides a firm foundation on which to build a fully dynamic business model, and allows for a highly flexible approach to suit multiple unique business requirements.

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Implementing an Effective ERP Strategy

30 Oct, 2018

ERP can be an extraordinarily valuable tool in the quest to streamline operations and improve competitiveness, but make no mistake: This is very complex software that can easily foul things up if not provisioned and deployed properly.

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Putting Smart ERP into Action

29 Oct, 2018

One of the questions enterprise executives will have to ponder when unrolling or upgrading ERP platforms is how much intelligence it should have.

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Best ERP Systems: Flexible, Customizable

29 Oct, 2018

The best ERP solutions stress flexibility and customization, eliminating silos and allowing knowledge workers to concentrate on creative planning and higher-level activities.

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The Drive Toward Interoperable Collaboration

28 Sep, 2018

Collaboration platforms should be open and interoperable, and the industry is taking steps toward this goal. But the process is at a nascent stage, and it leaves questions of security, compliance and data management up in the air.

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Choosing the Right Collaboration Platform

27 Sep, 2018

In one key way, collaboration software conforms to past productivity solutions: There are lots of platforms with lots of features that all require careful evaluation to determine which one is the correct fit for the enterprise.

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Navigating the Choices in Collaboration Software

26 Sep, 2018

Rather than evaluating collaboration as a single function, most experts recommend breaking them down to their constituent pieces to determine which sets of key features will best support your business model.

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Boosting Productivity Without Sacrificing Security

25 Sep, 2018

Productivity software is turning into a vulnerability for the enterprise as hackers find new ways to worm their way into sensitive data infrastructure.

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A New Day for Office Productivity Solutions

24 Sep, 2018

Office productivity software has been around for a while, long enough, in fact, that most enterprises look at it as just another routine aspect of the knowledge workflow. But that might be about to change.

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Productivity Suites Are Getting Smarter

12 Sep, 2018

The newest wave of productivity suite solutions appears poised to launch another generational shift in the business world in the form of intelligent processes and smart digital assistants.

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