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Cloud ERP Is All Around Simplification

“Cloud ERP is a very new principle in the market,” says Mark Chalfen, director at PwC. “The way that I see cloud is all round simplification—simple and standard. It’s a lot more easy than it was five, ten, fifteen, twenty years ago.” Mark Chalfen, director at PwC, talks about how cloud ERP software can help …

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Move fast and pray: The merits and perils of speed in enterprise tech

Sometimes speed wins. Other times, it kills. Speed to market, first-mover advantage, rapid deployment and quantum moves forward are generally considered to be positive attributes in the tech world. Yet is it also possible that enterprise tech, which has suddenly become a pretty hot sector, currently is enjoying too much of a good thing? Speed …

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Salesforce Revenue Proves That 2 Heads Are Better Than 1

For five years, Salesforce (CRM) has relied on the combination of co-founder and CEO Marc Benioff, and Chief Operating Officer Keith Block, who was recently promoted to co-CEO. They’ve built the business into a $10 billion enterprise, and it appears they’re well on their way to $13 billion in fiscal 2019 revenue — as Benioff had predicted — …

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We’re the Fastest Growing Cloud Company In the Enterprise Software Space

“We’re the fastest growing cloud company in the enterprise software space,” says SAP CEO Bill McDermott. “We grew total revenue by 16% and grew cloud 48%. Let me just put this on the line. When you grow cloud 48%, that’s 80% faster than Salesforce, that’s 30% faster than Workday. So when you have a franchise …

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Technology and Innovation Powering Levi Strauss Growth Strategy, Says CEO

Levi Strauss began trading on the New York Stock Exchange this morning under the ticker symbol ‘LEVI.’ By mid-afternoon, the stock was at $22.66, substantially higher than the price offered to institutional investors. It’s clear that investors believe that Levi’s can leverage technology and innovation to successfully compete online and in brick and mortar stores. …

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We’ve Gotten Enormous Benefits From the Digital World, But Trust Has Really Suffered, Says SAP CEO

SAP CEO Bill McDermott released a video message on Twitter saying that “trust has really suffered” despite the “enormous benefits from the digital world.” Bill McDermott, CEO of SAP, discussed his concerns about trust in the digital world in a Twitter video: I think trust has really suffered. In many ways, we’ve gotten enormous benefits …

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