Paul Esherwood
Editor in Chief
109 Articles Published
IBM bolsters Azure capabilities with Neudesic acquisition
IBM has acquired Neudesic, the US cloud services consultancy specialising in the Microsoft Azure platform. Headquartered in California, Neudesic has more than 1,500 cloud and data experts located across the US and in India and provides the full scope of digital transformation services.
Dream Big
Bill McDermott Dreams Big. His aspirations are not bound by convention nor are they constrained by tradition. They are driven by a conviction that anything is possible and we all have the ability to reimagine our future on whatever scale we conceive. McDermott talks in terms of exponential thinking - radically disrupting classical concepts by discovering new solutions to problems that have puzzled us for decades. There is no ceiling to his ambitions and he unashamedly sets astronomic targets which few would dare to consider. Winners Dream - the title of his book says it all.
Editor’s Words: capability and complexity
In a previous editorial, I quoted Tom Peters who famously said: “If you’re not confused, you’re not paying attention” - but that sentiment is already outdated.
Being #2 set the stage for #1 in cloud ERP
Oracle has been on a journey of self-reflection over the last few years.The once brash and spiky vendor has reinvented itself with a new customer-centric narrative, a modernised partner network and a portfolio of products that has escalated it to the undisputed position as the world’s leading cloud ERP vendor.
Partnerships key to mass-adoption
When the world’s largest consulting firms like Accenture, Deloitte and EY start talking about a ‘once in a lifetime opportunity’ the rest of the world better sit up and take note
Cute acquisitions augment the core offering
ServiceNow is building-out its offering with highly targeted acquisitions that enrich the core proposition rather than making huge plays that history knows are sometimes difficult to integrate. 
Tech Trends Report 2022
The Deloitte Tech Trends report is in its thirteenth year and looks at current, emerging and future technology trends. It is essential reading for any digital leader and is widely regarded as one of the most comprehensive and thorough reports of its kind.
Industries: the final frontier for cloud
Ever bought something new to find that it’s actually something old in a different wrapper? There are some great examples of deep domain experience, regulatory compliance and finely tuned capability - but there is also a lot of vapourware out there too. 
Boomerang hires and the importance of maintaining relationships with former employees
The battle for talent is well documented in this issue of ERP Today and virtually all large employers are in a race against time to find, hire and onboard the staff they need to meet their obligations.
Benefits of low code app development still flying under the radar, according to ServiceNow research
Businesses will begin to place a greater emphasis on low code app development in 2022, but employees still need educating on the benefits that this can bring to themselves and to their organisation, according to new research from ServiceNow. The survey...
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