Christine Horton
17 Articles Published
A cloud hangover: is the party over for public cloud?
A cloud hangover: is the party over for public cloud?
After the exuberance of the initial rush to the public cloud, could organizations be reassessing their IT strategies in the cold light of day? Certainly, it appears to be the case for some firms.
How global consulting firms are adapting to life out of the box
There is no major technical complexity for GSIs to manage anymore. So how are Big 4 giants like KPMG, Deloitte and EY responding to increased demand for business process design and change management rather than tech implementations? 
Industry 4.0
Industry 4.0: How are firms addressing the skills shortage?
Despite the hype surrounding the next Industrial Revolution, there’s one big problem: a global skills shortage is hampering the progress of Industry 4.0. Christine Horton asks how firms will solve the problem.
ifs arcwide
“We will not work with you anymore”: how SAP pressure led to IFS Arcwide
Launched in April this year, Arcwide is a joint venture between IFS and its platinum service partner BearingPoint. The move has left some industry-watchers scratching their heads as to why IFS would create its own SI – especially as it risks putting the enterprise ERP software vendor at odds with its established partner ecosystem.
Moving from mid-market to enterprise ERP: when is the right time?
When should you consider upgrading your mid-market solution for an enterprise-level ERP system?
Navigating global supply chain disruption
It has never been more important to ensure supply chains are both resilient and sustainable. So how can organisations develop both short and long-term strategies to cope with global disruption?
Moving on: When it’s time to adopt a dedicated ERP system
The time will come when basic accounting software will no longer fulfil your growing business’ requirements. There often comes a point within a relationship when one party realises it’s time to move on.
How can technology provide the tools to meet the future demands of sustainable supply chains?
What is Big Tech doing to ensure its customers are equipped with the tools and technologies to ensure that supply chains are optimised and sustainable?
Tech talent shortage – why it’s time to get outside your comfort zone
The talent crisis continues to impact every aspect of the tech industry. There simply are not enough qualified individuals to support the work that is required – a problem that has been exposed by the acceleration in digital transformation necessitated by COVID-19.
Taking control of your supply chain
Tackling Scope 3 emissions can seem like a daunting task - but it’s a necessary aspect of any net zero plan Coming out of COP26, business leaders across all industries pledged to accelerate climate action throughout every aspect of their organisations.