Paul Esherwood
Former editor
162 Articles Published
Are you ready to get ready for the cloud?
For decades we have believed that our business processes were the horse and the system was the cart. Now, CEOs are being urged to switch that long held belief and embrace a new way of working that puts...
Customisation
There was once a well-trodden path for ERP implementations. Buy a licence from Oracle or SAP for some generic finance and HR software and then give Deloitte or Capgemini several million pounds to dismantle...
IPO set to catapult Infor into the big league
Charles Phillips is not your typical American tech CEO. He is an elegant man. Gently spoken, thoughtful in his responses and his calm and measured tone is to the point and unexaggerated; a far cry from...
Artificial Intelligence
Do you know what it is? AI is the hottest topic in tech right now. But, like with so many other hot topics there is a lot of confusion, misunderstanding and false narrative...
All change at SAP and good news for ServiceNow
In a shock announcement Bill McDermott said that he would not be renewing his contract with SAP and would stand down as CEO. Jennifer Morgan and Christian Klein, both SAP executive board members, were appointed as co-CEOs following McDermott’s departure. Morgan is based in the US and comes from a sales background and was previously president for the cloud business while Klein is based in Germany and comes from a product background, previously holding the CTO role.
Angela Mazza Teufer rejoins Oracle to lead ERP business across Europe
Angela Mazza Teufer is Oracle’s beacon for enterprise applications and cloud across Europe. After a long career at rival, SAP, she rejoined Oracle just nine months ago with a mandate to grow the cloud business across Europe. Paul Esherwood spoke exclusively to the new SVP at OpenWorld and posed a series of questions which are reported below...
RIP Systems Integrators
The role of the system integrator is changing almost as fast as the technologies that they are implementing. Can SIs disrupt themselves as well?
People platform for people businesses
Mike Ettling takes over at Unit4 and talks exclusively to ERP Today about the driving force behind the people agenda and what it takes to be a successful CEO in the fast-paced world of ERP and HCM technology...
The future of business is experience
In his first media interview since taking the helm of the UK & Ireland operation, Jens Amail spoke exclusively to ERP Today about life at SAP, its purpose-led mission to create a better world...
Editors Words
As starts go, it’s been a good one. The reaction to our first issue has been inspiring and everyone at ERP Today is very grateful for the kind words and encouragement. We know we have a lot of hard work...
Oracle + IBM power HS2 into the fast lane
Paul Esherwood spoke exclusively to Bill Gayler, ERP system owner, about the HS2 ERP journey and what it means for the business going forward. If you are going to start a business with a £55bn budget, you will need a...