The COVID-19 pandemic has intensified the pace of global change and the pressure on companies to respond. But, despite rapidly building their digital capabilities during the pandemic many organisations are yet to fully embrace transformation
Productivity and people – why finance is so much more than balancing the books By Andrew Hicks
Advanced CFO Andrew Hicks discusses insights and statistics that have come from the Advanced Workforce Trends Survey. The article analyses key take-outs from a finance perspective.
Can ERP save the world? By Paul Esherwood
There’s a hypothesis in cosmology and astrophysics called the Fermi Paradox that ponders a simple question – where are the aliens? This thought experiment illuminates the contradiction between the absence of evidence for extraterrestrial life and the mathematical prediction that life should be evident throughout the cosmos
Why multi-cloud is the New Normal By Holger Mueller
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.
Will low-code / no-code drive or fix ERP technical debt? By Adrian Bridgwater
It’s easy to jump on a bandwagon, especially in technology circles. When the next ‘killer app’ comes along (or the next Twitter starts to emerge), every protagonist, futurist, evangelist (and possibly a few tech-polygamists) wants a share of voice and a slice of the market pie.
Can a new entrant change the game in the experience economy? By Paul Esherwood
Getting the band back together is not always a prudent idea. How many times have we seen legends reform in their twilight years only to undo their previous good work and rewrite their legacy with a failed attempt at making it again?
Living the EAM Dream: How asset management has changed By Adrian Bridgwater
Asset Performance Management (APM) is the evolution of Enterprise Asset Management (EAM), so how will this technology now be applied inside the Industry 4.0 universe to give us the Maintenance 4.0 intelligence we will need to keep running?
Employee expectations in a post-COVID world – a report from Workday and Peakon By Debbie Walton
2020 was the most disruptive year we’ve seen in recent history for both organisations and their employees when the global spread of COVID-19 completely changed the way we live and work. COVID-19, together with the wave of awareness that flooded...
The new era of hybrid work By Christine Horton
COVID-19 has in many ways irrevocably changed the way we work. Almost overnight, organisations were forced to establish a new remote workforce. Kitchen tables became desks, and in-person meetings were replaced by video calls. Now, more than a year later,...