Adrian Bridgwater
Technology Editor
64 Articles Published
The COVID-19 transformation of business transformation
According to management consultancy firm McKinsey, the average business in EMEA accelerated its digitisation by a factor of some seven years over the course of 2020.
10 things to know Now about ServiceNow
ServiceNow is a company dedicated to making work, work better. With many of its core competencies resting in IT services management and IT operations management, ServiceNow was founded according to a simple vision detailed by founder and chairman of the board Fred Luddy.
Absoft’s hard-line strategy for SAP cloud migration
There’s an awful lot of talk about cloud computing and the migration strategies, tactics and operational nuances required to evolve our pre-existing IT stacks and wider data estates to the new world of cloud. Pick any consultant, specialist cloud advocate...
UpperEdge offers higher-sharper guidance to SAP on cloud hyperscalers
Move to the cloud, they say.  The problem, oftentimes, is that talk is cheap and any generalised move to ‘shunt’ enterprise application management to cloud (or indeed cloud-native) deployment environments takes strategic engineering planning, architectural insight and a wide-ranging view...
Forterro ups Germany-Bulgaria ‘midmarket’ ERP presence
As a piece of terminology, the label industrial ‘middle market’ may be somewhat misleading. Midmarket still generally means fairly big business, but (depending upon which measure you use to gauge it) it simply means that level of business operations that does not fall into the Small to Medium sized Enterprise (SME) category… and is not large enough to rank as major scale corporate enterprise.
Jitterbit: After the disruption starting pistol, what next?  
This is a contributed commentary written by Steve Sichtman in his capacity as VP of multi-channel development at Jitterbit, a company that describes itself as an API transformation specialist with an acute interest in the ERP market and wider transept...
AWS widens database fabric 
Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) doesn’t necessarily call out ERP as a core competency for application use cases when it updates the major tiers and strata of its platform. It doesn’t have to. In actuality, it leaves many of the...
Enterprise software ‘security gates’ needed to lock down automation intelligence 
We are of course living in an era of spiraling automation intelligence. Every month we are fed with more messages detailing how software platforms, products and tools are being bumped-up, bolstered and boosted by AI & ML driven automation through...
Cloud expectations vs cloud clarity, reality & functionality
For many enterprises, the cloud computing model of service-based IT represents a promised land of new opportunities, leaving behind headaches that have challenged IT teams and businesses for years. ERP Today spoke to the engineering team at UK, USA and...
The eco-production line 2.0 runs on ‘microsecond moments’
Nobody needs much of a lesson in the industrial revolution this year; given the COP26 climate summit (26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties) and the focus on how private and public enterprises are contributing to carbon emissions, the...