Is ERP alive or dead? Schrödinger's cat & the future of ERP

Further research led me to an interesting hypothesis by a couple members of the Gartner analyst community: until further information has been gathered, ERP should be considered to be the famed cat of Edwin Schrödinger—simultaneously alive and dead.

Rabobank constructs physical model to understand IT architecture

Rabobank has built a 3D model of its own organisation and supporting IT systems to help visualise improvements that can be made as it embarks on its digital transformation programme.

Management Consultancy Disrupted: The Move Towards Asset-Based Consulting

The innovative version of the consulting business model transforms the commodity from billable hours into business results and moves towards program & results based pricing models. For the customer, the benefit is clear. So why hasn’t the industry been disrupted yet?

Digital Transformation: 2017 vs. 2007

In 2007, digital was synonymous for IT. However, research reveals that top performing companies register "digital" as a way to create an even more intimate customer experience.

The decline of the Chief Risk Officer and rise of effective risk management

A recent study from the American Sociological Review put forth an interesting thesis. They were able to trace the increase in risk-taking among major financial institutions back to the advent of the CRO or Chief Risk Officer.

Lessons from Microsoft Inspire 2017

This week Microsoft held their annual partner event –Inspire—in Washington D.C. Year in year out, Microsoft uses the partner event to launch new products and services, as well as demonstrate how and why partners can grow their business with Microsoft.