Banking software faces rising glitch rate and “tech debt”

As banks face a growing number of costly incidents, it begs the question, why? According to a recent BBC News article and our own experience—the answer lies somewhere between an overdependence on antiquated code, complex line-of-business and geographical variations, mass mergers and acquisitions, tighter SLAs and changes in data transfer patterns. Testing alone won’t be enough [...]

By | February 7th, 2013|

Will Core ERP Ever Move to the Cloud?

by Dennis Gaughan, Gartner Anlayst This week marks the one-year anniversary of Gartner’s acquisition of AMR Research. In many ways, I can’t believe an entire year has gone by; it’s gone very quickly. One of the striking differences between AMR past and Gartner present is just the “virtual-ness” of the workplace. Given that most AMR [...]

By | December 9th, 2010|

Survey says: Corporate IT budgets looking good for 2011

Technology executives are seeing their budgets rise in 2011, and that money will be allocated to new projects, according to a Wedbush survey. Wedbush surveyed 100 IT managers with decision authority on projects. Wedbush’s findings indicate a penchant for cloud, virtualization and collaboration projects. Even big software projects like enterprise resource planning implementations are showing [...]

By | October 18th, 2010|

How can Finance get into the EDI world

Image that its Friday morning, just like all of the others, the Accounts Payable Manager comes out of his/her office to the sound of paper being shuffled throughout the AP department. He/she looks over their empire of personnel and watches as each clerk pulls a check from one pile, the paper remittance details from another [...]

By | July 9th, 2010|

Is the SaaS experiment finally over?

Software as a service hasn’t had as big an impact as was once expected. Should developers take the hint? Software as a service (SaaS) has been one of the most important trends in software development in recent years, particularly for the small and midsized business markets. As the sales pitch goes, SaaS offers customers streamlined [...]

By | July 7th, 2010|

Supply Chain News: Buiding Sense and Respond Supply Chain Networks

Moving from Supply Chains Focused on Trying to Predict Demand to a Customer-Driven Chains that are Organized to Respond to Demand with Lightning Speed by SCDigest Editorial Staff Below is an except from the groundbreaking report on integrated supply chain planning and execution written by SCDigest’s research organization Chief Supply Chain Officer (CSCO) Insights. The [...]

By | June 25th, 2010|

19 B2B Products Complete Drummond Group’s AS2 Interoperability Certification

Drummond AS2 Certification now in 10th year June 15, 2010 – Austin TX. Drummond Group Inc., the trusted interoperability test lab, today announced that it has completed the AS2 Interoperability Certification (AS21Q10) with 19 leading products from around the globe. This test marks the tenth year of Drummond Group’s AS2 test and certification. AS2 messaging [...]

By | June 15th, 2010|

SEEBURGER & RollStream Simplify Trading Partner Community Management

Extends Automation beyond EDI/B2B Messaging to Non-Data Communications ATLANTA, GA, and McLean, VA, June 8, 2010 – SEEBURGER Inc. and RollStream Inc. today announced a channel partnership to help large enterprises simplify the management of complex B2B trading communities by automating both the exchange and testing of transactional data, such as purchase orders, and administrative [...]

By | June 8th, 2010|

SAP Touts Sustainability, Mobility, On-Demand, Social Collaboration, and In-Memory Technology at SAPPHIRE NOW

By Greg Gorbach and Sid Snitkin. Source This year, SAPPHIRE morphed into SAPPHIRE NOW, where two physically separated, live but robustly interconnected, venues each hosted thousands of attendees. Tens of thousands more joined via the Internet. Co-CEOs Jim Hageman-Snabe and Bill McDermott delivered back-to-back keynote presentations, one form Orlando, and one from Frankfurt. SAP used [...]

By | June 1st, 2010|