05 August 2014
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Written by Tim Blair White

Selecting an ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) solution to run your business is akin to navigating a technology maze and hoping that one does not end up in the sticky dark wondering what went wrong and whom do I sue?…

04 August 2014
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Written by Tim Blair White

(continued from Part 1 – Dynamic Businesses Succeed, Static Ones Perish) Blurring The Lines Between Web and ERP One night you may have woken up as an express train went through your back yard with such a racket that…

03 August 2014
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Written by Tim Blair White

(continued from Part 2 – Blurring The Lines Between Web and ERP) Embracing the Cloud or the Grave Yard? The “Cloud” is just another way of saying, “applications running in a data center, accessed via the Internet and easily connected…

02 August 2014
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Written by Tim Blair White

continued from Part 3 – Embracing the Cloud or the Grave Yard?) The World Has Gone Mobile In 2013 IDC predicted that “87% Of Connected Devices Sales By 2017 Will Be Tablets And Smartphones”. This graph shows the amazing trend…

01 August 2014
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(continued from Part 4 – The World Has Gone Mobile) Internet Browser Friendly or ERP Citadel? Many legacy ERP systems force users to access the full application via a VPN or Terminal Services connection and a heavy application running on…

10 August 2013
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A CEO Technology Survival Guide If you feel the Nerds have gotten you cornered and are a bit confused regarding technology in your business then this guide will help steer you out of the technology labyrinth: Critical computer systems…

25 March 2013
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Written by Tim Blair White

Cloud Services is just a handy way of marketing the concept of leased application platforms running in a vendor’s data center and accessible over the Internet. Thus, instead of owning and running an application on-premise, in your own data…

24 March 2013
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Written by Tim Blair White

MuleSoft is an emerging startup with a fantastic Cloud platform for connecting Cloud Services with other Cloud Services and On-premise APIs. I had the pleasure of being introduced to MuleSoft via a day at Lightspeed Ventures of Menlo Park, Ca with…

11 March 2013
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Written by Tim Blair White

When getting ready to ink the normal 3-year deal with your Salesforce rep, you need to safely navigate your Salesforce support options: once you sign then you are locked in for the full 3-year term! That’s right, if you…

11 March 2013
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Written by Tim Blair White

Nutanix is a new startup launching a converged data and compute SANless server for advanced data centers. I had the pleasure of being introduced to Nutanix via a day at Lightspeed Ventures of Menlo Park, Ca with eight other CIOs (or…