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An illuminating finding from recent research published by IRBS in its State of Enterprise Software Report 2019 is the revelation that line of business leaders are increasingly taking more responsibility for purchasing decisions around business applications — ahead of the IT department. And that, in turn, also changes both the nature of their relationship

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Decisions around foundational technology like ERP are critical to the long-term success of any organisation. With decision-making moving beyond the IT department into the realm of business line managers, it is important that both sets of stakeholders understand each other’s concerns. These issues are covered in a report by IRBS,

According to a new IBRS study, spend on enterprise solutions is set to increase in 2019-2020. Both IT and line of business buyers need to consider how they manage procurement of these new solutions – and how they can make integration easy for their business. According to the report, there are

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The key trigger driving upgrades or investment in technology is an organisation’s growth and transformation agenda. Business leaders tell us that investment in technology drives efficiencies which enable re-allocation of resources to deliver on growth initiatives. And 2019-2020 represents a tidal wave of change, with a shift in both buying power

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Every company and every industry needs to chart its own digital transformation. There is no cookbook and no set of ingredients that you can or should blindly follow. Instead, companies must be willing to address and reform everything about the way they work — their people, their processes and their

According to a new IBRS study, integration is proving to be a challenge for the growing number of organisations where business units have procured cloud-based applications with only superficial IT involvement. For example, IBRS has noted that human resources departments that procured Software as a Service (SaaS) based e-learning and human

The role of IT has changed dramatically over the last two decades, and the expectations on technology leaders like CIOs and CTOs have evolved to reflect these changes. Often, those IT chiefs are required to help their organisations adjust to the business disruption this technology-led change has ushered in. These

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Consumers and customers are empowered, educated and spoiled for choice. With the emergence of digital channels, consumers now take their best experience in any context and apply it as a benchmark in every context. For example Amazon’s commerce platform has taught us, as consumers, to expect the widest range of

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Organisations that are resisting the shift to cloud computing are often basing their decisions on common misconceptions around security, price and integration. That’s a key finding in a recent report conducted by IBRS, The State of Enterprise Software Report 2019.  The Security Myth Many of the organisations surveyed declared security

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Demand for organisations to refresh their enterprise systems has built to bursting point. And it’s going to create a wave of new enterprise software investment in the next one-to-two years, according to the recently released IBRS State of Enterprise Software Report 2019. “Organisations have withheld investment in ageing enterprise solutions because they’ve