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Is It Time for the Public Sector to Move to ERP in the Cloud?

State and local governments that have long used enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions are taking a new look at today’s software market. They are setting out on a new search for value—finding a system they can be certain will help them stay current and control costs even in an uncertain future.…

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What to Do When Your ERP Doesn’t Measure Up

When an organizational leader begins to realize the ERP system he or she has grown to rely on is no longer meeting the company’s needs, it’s more than just a gut feeling. The warning signs can become painfully obvious, pointing to the fact that a rigid system can’t keep up with rapid business evolution, especially during a reorganization or integration following a merger or acquisition.…

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What’s New Under the IT Sun? Nothing and Everything

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IT is changing. The buyers, the technologies, and those who provide them are all shifting.

What is IT to do in the midst of an as-a-service and automation revolution?

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A Big Move for HR Software as a Service: Aon Hewitt Doubles Down on Workday

Aon Hewitt continues to bet big on Workday, the cloud-based HR software provider.

In the latest industry consolidation move, Aon Hewitt announced this week that it completed its acquisition of Kloud, Europe’s largest dedicated Workday consultancy. The acquisition significantly improves Aon Hewitt’s position compared to other niche Workday consultancies, including DayNine and Appirio, and the other top human resource (HR) consultancies, including Towers Watson and Mercer, in terms of total Workday resources and regional coverage.…

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Risks and Rewards of Strategic Transformation Projects

Terry Wynn is a co-author of this blog.


ISG research shows that implementation of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems and other large transformation projects usually fall dramatically short of client and contract expectations. Many organizations report that their ERP projects run late and over budget.…

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Implications of SAP’s Ariba Acquisition on BPO – Details are Still Cloudy

Bill HuberWhen SAP, the enterprise application software company, announced yesterday that it agreed to acquire Ariba, the procurement and supply chain world took note. Ariba is the leading procurement and e-commerce solution in the marketplace, with an enviable install base.…

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Rules of Thumb for Selecting and Managing ERP Service Providers

Top_5Editors note: In February the parent company of TPI, Information Services Group Inc., acquired STA Consulting, a premier independent information technology advisor serving the public sector. This TPI Top 5 is co-authored by one of our STA Consulting colleagues.

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