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Unit4 pioneers the “hybrid analyst summit”

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Since Workday held its first Analyst Summit in 2010 - I had called their effort exhilarating - I have encouraged vendors to adopt a similar format. User Conferences are more for customers - I find analysts intrude on their time.

Burning Platform: Flashing Red Lights around Green Policy

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In the 57th episode of Burning Platform, we host Kurt Marko of MarkoInsights. He is an IT analyst, consultant and regular contributor to a number of technology publications including Diginomica and AvidThink. Coming out of Stanford with a BS and.

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Analyst Cam: Aisera

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As we have moved to virtual briefings, I have increasingly been excerpting short video segments (with permission ), as part of my Analyst Cam series. This time, it is Muddu Sudhakar, CEO of Aisera. He presents on their Conversational AI. Analyst Cam

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Burning Platform: AI in the Enterprise

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In this 53rd episode of Burning Platform, we have Roy Altman, CEO of Peopleserv. We draw on his recent experience editing of an issue of Workforce Solutions Review focused on AI (available here) We cover a wide range of angles. AI, ML Burning Platform Cloud Computing, SaaS

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Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

Analyst Cam: Sora

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As we have moved to virtual briefings, I have increasingly been excerpting short video segments (with permission ), as part of my Analyst Cam series. This time it is Laura Del Beccaro, Co-Founder and CEO of Sora, I was introduced. Analyst Cam

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Analyst Cam - Zoho One update, Part 1

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As we have moved to virtual briefings, I have increasingly been excerpting short video segments (with permission ), as part of my Analyst Cam series. This time is Taylor Backman, Senior Evangelist at Zoho. He pre-briefed me on the new. Analyst Cam

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Analyst Cam: SAP Industries - Retail Part 1

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As we have moved to virtual briefings, I have increasingly been excerpting short video segments (with permission ), as part of my Analyst Cam series. I have invited SAP to present updates on various verticals as I discussed here This. Analyst Cam Supply chains Vertical Markets (Banking, Retail etc

The road to energy hell.is being paved with good intentions

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I recently read this article on climate change from a professor in New Zealand "To stop continuously worsening climate change, we need to stop burning fossil fuels for energy. That’s a tall order, because fossil fuels provide 84% of all. Globalization and Technology Sustainability, Green Computing

Analyst Cam: Workday Skills Cloud update

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As we have moved to virtual briefings, I have increasingly been excerpting short video segments (with permission ), as part of my Analyst Cam series. This time it is Cristina Goldt, GM Talent products at Workday who provides an update. AI, ML Analyst Cam Future of Work

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Thinking outside the Magic Quadrant

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First an apology, I could have it titled this post as well with the Forrester Wave or the IDC MarketScape. Next a mea culpa, I unleashed a few MQs during my tenure at Gartner in the 90s. However, in the. Industry analysts (Gartner, Forrester, AMR, others) Industry Commentary

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On the road again - Part 2 - the Wild West of business travel

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In part 1 last week, I described our family's experiences on a trip to Mountain States - 3 airports, 5 flights, 9 hotels, 2 rental cars, plenty of restaurants. While I was balanced and reported what worked well, we saw. Food and Drink New Normal COVID-19 Travel

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Analyst Cam - Zoho One update, Part 2

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As we have moved to virtual briefings, I have increasingly been excerpting short video segments (with permission ), as part of my Analyst Cam series. This time is Taylor Backman, Senior Evangelist at Zoho. He pre-briefed me on the new. Analyst Cam

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Burning Platform: Leading with authenticity

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In the 49th episode of the series we have a repeat appearance by Sabrina Horn, CEO of Horn Strategy We discuss her new book "Make it, don't fake it". The book shows how authentic leadership eliminates the need for the. Burning Platform Leadership during Crisis

Analyst Cam: SAP Industries - Life Sciences Trends

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As we have moved to virtual briefings, I have increasingly been excerpting short video segments (with permission ), as part of my Analyst Cam series. I have invited SAP to present updates on various verticals as I discussed here This. Analyst Cam Vertical Markets (Banking, Retail etc

Burning Platform: Supply Chains - the good, the bad and the ugly

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In the 59th episode of Burning Platform, we (again) host Bob Ferrari of Supply Chain Matters. We have a wide ranging conversation around supply chains - the challenges in the semiconductor sector, the chaos at the California ports, the labor. Burning Platform Supply chains

Analyst Cam: SAP Industries - Retail Part 2

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As we have moved to virtual briefings, I have increasingly been excerpting short video segments (with permission ), as part of my Analyst Cam series. I have invited SAP to present updates on various verticals as I discussed here This. Analyst Cam Supply chains Vertical Markets (Banking, Retail etc

Analyst Cam: SAP Industries - Utilities

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As we have moved to virtual briefings, I have increasingly been excerpting short video segments (with permission ), as part of my Analyst Cam series. I have invited SAP to present updates on various verticals as I discussed here This. Analyst Cam Vertical Markets (Banking, Retail etc

Burning Platform: HR - "what doesn't kill you, makes you stronger"

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In the 58th episode of Burning Platform, we host Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer and Managing Partner at Sapient Insights. I invited Stacey to present key findings from their 2021/2022 HR Systems Survey Key Findings. This is their 24th Annual. Burning Platform

Enterprise Applications: Get busy living or get busy dying

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I have been telling some of my friends "I started my career when the pendulum said "Build systems, don't buy them". Since my first implementation (a mainframe application in 1983) I have enjoyed a glory time for packaged applications and. Cloud Computing, SaaS Global and Vertical extensions Industry Commentary

My Happy Place: New Florence

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The New Florence. New Renaissance innovation blog was born in March 2005. Facebook had a different name then. No one had heard of the iPhone. Or SpaceX. Or AWS. Honestly, I thought I would run out of material in a. Industry Commentary Innovative Business Uses of Technology

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Burning Platform: Digital Nomads

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In the 38th episode of the series we have Mark Brooks, CEO of Courtland Brooks. While the COVID-19 pandemic and related WFH protocols have turned many of us into recluses, the big realization is you can WFA - as in. Burning Platform Future of Work Globalization and Technology

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Analyst Cam: SAP Industries - Servitization/XaaS

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As we have moved to virtual briefings, I have increasingly been excerpting short video segments (with permission ), as part of my Analyst Cam series. I have invited SAP to present updates on various verticals as I discussed here This. Analyst Cam Servitization

SAP Data & Analytics Analyst Summit - a review

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I was invited to an analyst summit on SAP's Data and Analytics portfolio of products. What a remarkable difference from last year! I had flown to a similar event in Vancouver - first to Seattle, then taken a bus across. Analytics, Big Data Enterprise Software (IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP

Analyst Cam: SAP Industries - Automotive Trends

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As we have moved to virtual briefings, I have increasingly been excerpting short video segments (with permission ), as part of my Analyst Cam series. I have invited SAP to present updates on various verticals as I discussed here This.

Burning Platform: Amazon, automation and society

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In the 36th (yesterday) and 37th (today) episode of the series we have Dr. Robin Gaster, President, Incumetrics Inc. and Visiting Scholar, George Washington University Institute of Public Policy. We discuss various aspects of Amazon's growing empire from his new.

Analyst Cam: SAP Industries - Circular Economy Trends

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As we have moved to virtual briefings, I have increasingly been excerpting short video segments (with permission ), as part of my Analyst Cam series. I have invited SAP to present updates on various verticals as I discussed here This. Analyst Cam Sustainability, Green Computing

Burning Platform: Work Anywhere - Tertiary Towns and Rural Revival

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In the 42nd episode of the series we have Raju Vegesna of Zoho Software. While the COVID-19 pandemic and related WFH protocols have turned many of us into recluses, the big realization is you can WFA - as in Anywhere. Burning Platform Future of Work

Burning Platform: Acronyms, Buzzwords and Customer Realities

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In the 56th episode of Burning Platform, we host Jon Reed, a co-founder of Diginomica. He is a fellow Enterprise Irregular who blogs and videocasts on enterprise trends. One of his most popular, regular features is Enterprise Hits and Misses.

Burning Platform: More work from Anywhere

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In the 41st episode of the series we have Tammie Hilend, CIO of Maxar Technologies While the COVID-19 pandemic and related WFH protocols have turned many of us into recluses, the big realization is you can WFA - as in. Burning Platform Future of Work Telecommunications

Thank you, Dennis Howlett

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Dennis has announced he is retiring. I knew it was coming - he would often fret he did not have enough time for his large and growing family - but I would have bet it would be towards end of. Industry analysts (Gartner, Forrester, AMR, others) Industry Commentary

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Analyst Cam: SAP Industries - Direct to Consumer

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As we have moved to virtual briefings, I have increasingly been excerpting short video segments (with permission ), as part of my Analyst Cam series. I have invited SAP to present updates on various verticals as I discussed here Kicking. Analyst Cam Vertical Markets (Banking, Retail etc

Analyst Cam: Altec  - Connect right people at the right time with the right document

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As we have moved to virtual briefings, I have increasingly been excerpting short video segments (with permission ), as part of my Analyst Cam series. This time it is Don Howren, President & COO at Altec, Inc. Most ERP, CRM. Analyst Cam Cloud Computing, SaaS

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Burning Platform: A Curmudgeon Christmas Greeting Card

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Brian Sommer and I have recorded 12 episodes in this series - see index here. Last couple of weeks, guests Rob Kugel of Ventana, Josh Greenbaum of EA Consulting and Bonnie Tinder of Raven Intel have joined us. This time. Burning Platform Enterprise Software (IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP

The Analyst Cam: IFS Cloud sneak preview

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As we have moved to virtual vendor briefings, I have increasingly been excerpting short video segments (with permission from vendors), as part of my Analyst Cam series. I had a chance to catch up with Darren Roos, CEO of IFS. Analyst Cam

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The Analyst Cam: ASUG interview of SAP CEO Christian Klein

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As we have moved to virtual vendor briefings, I have increasingly been excerpting short segments (with permission from vendors), as part of my Analyst Cam series. Geoff Scott, CEO of ASUG, interviewed Christian Klein, CEO of SAP, on a wide.

The Analyst Cam: The IFS Rebranding

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As we have moved to virtual vendor briefings, I have increasingly been excerpting short segments (with permission from vendors), as part of my Analyst Cam series. Today is a huge day for IFS with a major rebranding exercise. Oliver Pilgerstorfer, Analyst Cam

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The Analyst Cam: Cognizant on State of Voice Interfaces

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As we have moved to virtual vendor briefings, I have increasingly been excerpting short segments (with permission from vendors), as part of my Analyst Cam series. This insight from a Cognizant survey caught my eye "When we look back on. Analyst Cam New Normal COVID-19

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A SAP vertical "Dream Team"

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I have long believed navigating SAP is like going on an Easter egg hunt. You know there are lots and lots goodies, but it takes effort to find them. That was reinforced when I wrote SAP Nation 3.0. I kept. Global and Vertical extensions Vertical Markets (Banking, Retail etc

The Analyst Cam: Cella Technologies and shop floor optimization

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As we have moved to virtual vendor briefings, I have increasingly been excerpting short segments (with permission from vendors), as part of my Analyst Cam series. During the last few months we have seen growing interest in bite-sized applications in. Analyst Cam Vertical Markets (Banking, Retail et

The Analyst Cam: Plex Systems Dataset - COVID-19 impact on Global Manufacturing

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As we have moved to virtual vendor briefings, I have increasingly been excerpting short segments (with permission from vendors), as part of my Analyst Cam series. Jerry Foster, CTO at Plex Systems walked me through anonymized customer manufacturing data from.

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Burning Platform: Servitization Trends - Part 2

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In the 54th and 55th episode of Burning Platform, we host Marne Martin, President of the Service Management GBU and Mark Brewer, Global Industry Director for Service Management at IFS. We discuss the accelerating trend of servitization which is leading. Burning Platform Servitization

Burning Platform: Servitization Trends - Part 1

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In the 54th and 55th episode of Burning Platform, we have Marne Martin, President of the Service Management GBU and Mark Brewer, Global Industry Director for Service Management at IFS. We discuss the accelerating trend of servitization which is leading. Burning Platform Servitization

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