Holger Mueller
Principal analyst at Constellation Research covering next gen apps
21 Articles Published
a person working on a laptop from a swimming pool | Workforce gone walkabout
Workforce gone walkabout
Is building back better a remote possibility? With hybrid work placing HR teams and planners under pressure, rebuilding the workforce is proving a tricky customer.
An illustration of a person looking ahead at the choice of two paths.
Cloud vendors can’t ditch on-prem: It’s a love/hate relationship
Is it a good match? The history and happenings of cloud vendors' difficult relationship with on-premise solutions.
A robotic figure captured in a mid-running motion | AI
Race for the prize: An update on the AI race as ChatGPT speeds ahead
All vendors bring distinctive value propositions to enterprises - choose wisely or find yourself obsolete in the age of AI!
A puddle of oil : DaaS
After the oil spill comes AI to fill in the gaps for enterprises
For AI to succeed it needs data and computation, so let’s look into the reasons why CxOs need to now have DaaSrolling off their tongues.
Workday EAP
The state of the Workday EAP platform
Workday has made substantial progress on its EAP recently, so time to dig into the new capabilities and approach.  
sovereign cloud
How to be ruler, and not rube, in the sovereign cloud
Legislation is catching up in the cloud race, as Mueller discusses how to keep your sovereign cloud safe from outside forces.
AWS Re:Invent 2019
Where’s AWS pointed in 2023?
With AWS re:Invent having closed out the end of 2022, it is time to assess where AWS stands in 2023, as the main thrust of its announcements at re:Invent allows for an analysis of its strategic direction. Also, as the...
Electric Sheep: The two-horse race in AI
Which company is the Switzerland of AI? Why have AWS and Microsoft failed? Who is leading in artificial intelligence? Find out with Holger Mueller, VP and principal analyst at Constellation Research.
Premises and potentates for cloud in 2022
Quantum computing, AI, DAOs and the metaverse make for an interesting cloud race after COVID-19
The state of the key HCM vendors for 2022 and beyond
The future of work is changing faster than ever, and people are the biggest asset of any enterprise.
Platforms matter in 2022 EAP is key for ERP success
Back in 2019, I had the pleasure to author a piece for ERP today on why platforms matter. Since, the industry has not stood still, and platforms have become stronger, broader and more important for all ERP vendors.
The Now Platform is the foundation of ServiceNow’s success
The backdrop –enterprise application platform (EAP) matter more than ever. I contributed a piece to the Q1 2022 issue of ERP Today on the importance of EAPs and their key criteria that matter
Why multi-cloud is the New Normal
Not long ago the IT landscape of an enterprise was a simple affair: one or a few data centres, usually determined by location requirements, would create a system landscape that every IT person with 10 or more year’s work experience grew up with. Fast forward to the 2010s and the landscape was characterised by duality – meaning that the data centres were still there – and a few workloads in the cloud, most likely a single cloud.
The cloud goes Vertical
The backdrop – commercial elasticity and the demand for workloads. The cloud has been one of, if not the, most transformative IT innovations in the short history of the IT discipline. The ability to convert CAPEX into OPEX has an irresistible lure to enterprises in a pandemic world more than ever.
The state of the human-centric enterprise
For a long time enterprise leaders have been postulating an enterprise model where people make a difference and are at the centre of the value creation of the enterprise. The core belief is simple: a more human-centric enterprise will make...
The state of leadership in 2021
Leadership has never been an easy task and in times of turmoil, mankind always looks to strong leadership for guidance. One can argue that apart from more localised natural disasters such as tsunamis or earthquakes, the COVID-19 pandemic has put...
Survival strategies in a hybrid and multi-cloud world
There is no question anymore that technology progress has overtaken the technology demands of business best practices, creating the current need for experimentation and exploration of how to operate a business in the 21st century...
The state of the enterprise in 2020 and beyond
While the world struggles with its most severe pandemic in 100 or so years, the key underlying dynamics...
New best practices for a Pandemic World
The COVID-19 pandemic has caught enterprises off guard and now CxOs are under pressure to determine their new business plans and how to get their enterprises started again. Markets, customers, business and ways...
How to choose your public cloud partner
Not all infrastructure platforms are the same and choosing your cloud partner is a critical strategic decision. Holger Mueller, contributing editor at ERP Today and principal analyst at Constellation Research...
It’s 2019 and ERP platforms matter
It used to be that functionality was all and everything for ERP selection, but this has fundamentally changed as platforms are the base that powers successful enterprises in the 21st century...