Enterprise Software Policy Articles

How IDG Works to Provide Inaccurate IT Information
What This Article Covers Who Writes ComputerWorld’s SAP Articles Who and What is IDG/IDC? How IDG Works Analyzing ComputerWorld’s SAP Articles IDG's Overwhelming Focus on Advertising Pretending to Do Research? Introduction ComputerWorld published the article What Does SAP’s Next Generation ERP Mean for Customers? on ...
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Understanding the Enterprise Software Market
What This Article Covers Background on the Enterprise Software Market Requirements for an Efficient Market How Enterprise Software Stacks Up Are Prices are published and Easily Compared? The Elusiveness of Total Costs Ease of Product Comparison Third Party Ratings Are Producers Regulated? Regulation of Statements ...
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SAP Attempts to Intimidate Business Objects Trainers With Fake Threats to Fair Use Law
What This Article Covers What is Fair Use Law? SAP's Long View What SAP Expects to Gain from Writing Legally Unsupported Letters That Contradict Fair Use SAP's One Way View on This Topic Introduction This article describes has SAP has been using legal letters which misrepresent what ...
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How to Best Understand the Control of the SAP on IT Media
What This Article Covers How the SAP IT Media System Works The Main Entities in the SAP IT Media Model Related Media Models for Other Industries Introduction I recently wrote an article that is a critique of our IT media system in the article The ...
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Consulting Company Fiduciary
What This Article Covers Background on Fiduciaries. The Similarities Between the Financial Advisors and IT Consultancies Do Consulting Companies Have a Fiduciary Responsibility to their Clients? The Problem When Providing Advice is Combined with Zero Fiduciary Responsibility. What is the Impact on all of This ...
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Project Success
What This Article Covers Background on the Measurement of the Success of IT Projects How This Relates to the Purchase of Major Brands in Software and Consulting Do Implementing Companies Want their Projects Evaluated for Success? Background on Enterprise Risk Management and Performance Management One ...
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Publishing to a Standard
What This Article Covers Background on the Issue A Better Course for Achieving Integration Why ERP Vendors Invested Nothing in Publishing Standards Background on the Issue While doing research for the book The Real Story Behind ERP, I found interesting information regarding the tactics used to ...
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FUD SAP IBM
What This Article Covers Background on Account Control The Use of Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt No one Was Every Fired for Buying IBM The Repetition of Strategies Over Decades Background on Account Control This website has chronicled how software vendors like Oracle and SAP are ...
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IT Consulting Companies and the Mythology of Job Creators
 What This Article Covers How the consulting business undermines the concept and the mythology of "job creators" IT consulting companies and the contribution to income inequality. Underhanded strategies by consulting companies to get sales at any cost How low can consulting companies go? IT Consulting ...
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Features of the Supply Chain Software Market
What This Article Covers Features of the Supply Chain Software Market. Have Analysts Been Reliable? The Problem Learning from the Past The Issue of Churn Lacking Success and Failure Statistics Unusual Preference for Large Vendors Features of the Supply Chain Software Market The supply chain ...
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What Sun Tzu Says About Enterprise Software Marketing Strategy
What This Article Covers Who was Sun Tzu? Deciphering the Marketing Code A Modern Incarnation of Sun Tzu's Wisdom for Enterprise Software Background on Enterprise Software Marketing Strategy Most people are familiar with Sun Tzu the ancient Chinese general and philosopher who wrote the classic ...
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What Gartner's Analyst Monopoly Means for Software Selection
What This Article Covers How Did Gartner Grow to the Behemoth that it is Today? What are the Implications of Gartner's Power in the Marketplace. Software Selection Using Gartner as a Guide Background on Gartner What it is quite interesting is how little diversity there ...
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Why Large Consulting Companies Hate The Cloud
What This Article Covers Where Do Large Consulting Companies Stand on the Cloud? How Large Consulting Companies Put Brakes on the Cloud's Growth Where Do Large Consulting Companies Stand on the Cloud? In the previous article I corrected a mistaken article in the Wall Street ...
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Why SAP Hates the Cloud
What This Article Covers How an article in the Wall Street Journal's blog misunderstands SAP's actual strategy for the cloud. What is SAP's real history with respect to cloud computing? Why SAP is opposed to the cloud and to SaaS. Background I was recently forwarded ...
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