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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.
Social Work England creates new benchmark for ERP projects
Kindness, wellbeing and mindfulness embedded as a key tenet of the project - implemented on time, to budget and already delivering benefits.
Zahra Bahrololoumi, CEO UK&I, Salesforce
A 22 year veteran of consulting giant Accenture, Zahra Bahrololoumi – or Z as she is known to her friends – has made the monumental leap from consultancy to vendor and now finds herself sitting at the top table within...
The Moment of Service
There’s a fragile point in time during every business deal when the blood, sweat and tears are condensed into a single instance. The efforts made to secure the sale, the capital invested to deliver your product, and the time spent nurturing relationships are boiled down to a solitary moment when it all comes together or fails to meet expectations. This is the moment you either delight or disappoint. This is the moment of service...
The time is NOW for Kevin Samuelson and INFOR
When we last wrote about Infor all the talk was around an IPO – and who doesn’t love a big IPO? I wrote bullishly about the expectation of Infor floating and becoming one of the biggest software IPOs of all time. It seemed certain that the prospect of raising a load of new cash coupled with the lure of being catapulted into the limelight would be too much for Infor (and their VC partners) to resist. Thank God it didn’t happen...
Is this the reckoning humanity needed?
t’s obvious to conclude that humanity doesn’t work. Our purpose in this world seems unclear and we have stumbled from century to century without direction or reason. Like a rudderless ship cast into the vast oceans, we have tried many ideas over several thousand years and none have delivered peace, purpose or paradise.
There’s a storm coming and it’s called RPA.
Mihir Shukla is the CEO and co-founder of Automation Anywhere. By the end of this year his company will have over three million digital workers deployed in the world’s largest organisations. RPA is likely to be the most transformative technology to emerge from the digital revolution and Automation Anywhere is at the head of the field when it comes to capitalising on the burgeoning demands...
Melissa Di Donato – how far have we really come?
Melissa Di Donato dares to be different. And she is daring you to be the same. The new CEO of SUSE is unashamedly taking aim at the issue of gender-bias and diversity while hatching a plan to grow SUSE into a global powerhouse.
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...