When making decisions to adopt Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and planning for implementation and upgrade, you need to take into consideration your budget and the subsequent impact on operations. I suggest five tips for efficient implementation and utilization of ERP solutions based on my 18 years of experience of ERP consulting at Accenture’s Seoul office.
What are the similarities and differences when it comes to open innovation in the public and private sectors? I have been wondering about this question for a while and as I gather my thoughts, it would be great to hear other perspectives. Here you get my starting views for a good discussion.
The U.S.government says it must govern Internet technology more closely to protect against cyberattacks.
The U.S. Department of Defense may have funded the research that led to the Internet, but freewheeling innovation created the patchwork of privately owned technology that makes up the Internet today. Now the U.S. government is trying to wrest back some control, as it adjusts to an era when cyberattacks on U.S. corporations and government agencies are common.
Regular readers of this blog have probably realised that I read a fair number of books. The good news for book publishers is that I buy nearly all of these books (and the others are either legally free, or from the library). The interesting news for book publishers is that the format I use is changing.
I was speaking with a client recently who reminded me of the metrics her CEO had set out for innovative new ideas. While I think it is important to have clear goals and quantifiable metrics for innovations, I was a bit apprehensive about these measurements. Take a look at them and see if you can guess which one gives me the most concern.
Woolworths’ mobile shopping revolution continues with the unveiling of Australia’s first virtual supermarket.
Tjeerd Jegen, Woolworths Director of Supermarkets said: “The walls of Town Hall Station in Sydney have been converted into a virtual supermarket and will feature more than 120 of Woolworths’ most popular products across all product categories, including our famous fresh food”.
What is Design Thinking? Because of the word “design” and many automatically associate it with the craft of design or design as a profession. Actually it is less to do with “design” and more with “system”. There are many ways to define "design thinking" and this list is not exhaustive.
Think you’ll still be puttering away on your laptop, tablet, and smartphone a decade from now?
There will still be computers in 2025, but what will they be like, especially in a world where we’re short on power and minerals? Here are some scenarios about how our tech development might be shaped by global factors in the next two decades.
Right or wrong, most employees are afraid of what their boss might think or say or if they told them half of what they’re thinking. This stems partly from the consequences a boss can wield if employees step too far out of line, but it also comes from a common personality difference between bosses and front line employees.
You’ve got a killer idea, a well-researched business plan, and enough capital (you think) to at least get it off the ground. Before you get too far, however, have you factored in legal expenses? It's a cost that optimistic entrepreneurs sometimes forget about or downplay.
‘Yes’, there’s broad consensus that a holistic approach (incorporating Direction/Intent, Execution/Delivery, Collaboration/KM & People/Organization) is the best way to innovate, and ‘No’, there’s broad agreement that there is no one way to drive innovation (bottom up, top down, a mixture etc – it all depends on the company) but one interesting question remains….can every company innovate successfully? Is Innovation based on ‘Nature’ or ‘Nurture’?
Infosys Ltd., which has the most cash among India’s computer-services providers, said the number of European companies with “broken” economic models has risen, increasing opportunities for acquiring them.
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