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Open-source software: a viable option for non-tech companies?

Tech companies use OSS for a variety of reasons: the free availability of the source code allows them the ....

Lesson learned from Healtcare.gov – Open Source or not to Open Source?

Healthcare.gov is in the news all over these days. I have my own opinion about Affordable Care Act ( ....

Reinvention

Daniel Burrus, best selling author, says rapid change in business and technology is the “new normal.” However, in the ....

What is leadership?

You can find leadership in every sort of work and play, and in every sort of project, regardless of ....

Leadership and Change

Our ability to understand and manage organizational change increasingly depends on our ability to understand and manage the most ....

Motivation

How does a business benefit from having a well-motivated workforce? As we all know, a well-motivated workforce can provide ....

Mentors in business

In life one can have many mentors, a family member, a family friend, a friend’s parent. As people come ....

Integrity in Business

Change is the only constant these days.. In order to survive and prosper in today’s age any type of ....

Can Oracle Unified Methodology support Agile Development

The Oracle Unified Method (OUM) is built on the following five main principles as defined by Oracle: •Business Process ....

Agile – The ability to be adaptable

Conceptually this makes sense in software development. Changing requirements can derail a software development project. Yet there are always ....

Are you ready for Big Data Analytics?

Just like any technology cycles, there is widespread interest and hype in Big Data. It is probably most talked ....

Do you consider application rationalization part of your annual cycle?

Information Technology and its applications have become a critical part of today’s business operation. In many companies, CIOs have seat ....

I am happy to announce that I will be presenting at Oracle OpenWorld 2012

I am happy to announce that I will be presenting at Oracle OpenWorld 2012 this week in San Francisco, ....

Requirements, Process or Solution driven methodology for ERP: What works best?

This post was co-authored by Christopher (Chris) Sharbaugh  There are countless papers and articles on top risks for ERP ....

What’s the Future of ERP?

Is ERP Dead? These days there is a lot to read on Cloud and Cloud Computing. I have a ....

Right Size IT

Mainframe… Client Server… ERPs… SOA… Cloud… What’s next? Great technical advances and concepts. How do you keep up with ....

Business in the Cloud is not for everyone or everything

Some people are confused about what is meant with the expression, “business in the Cloud.” Some think it is ....