The progression of advanced systems and operational intelligence over the years has lead to businesses/organisations having the ability to use data in a proactive way so that problems can be identified immediately. Data analytics and sensor information can identified the problem immediately with enhanced process management controls preventing the problem occurring at all. In the modern world, It has become the new ‘normal’ to to respond to everyday activities exceptionally.
Mobile connectivity has suddenly stepped away from the early social network and email adopters to become commonplace. The big jump is the fact that it is no longer the social animals driving the moves forward. Businesses are rapidly taking up the drive for mobility.
I had some discussions recently regarding a multinational replacing a pretty, but poorly functioning eProcurement system with iPOS for SunSystems and an old joke popped into my head.
How many psychiatrists does it take to change a light bulb?
Having spent seemingly endless hours answering procurement RFIs over the years, I found myself working on something last night, when I had a moment of déjà vu.
I recently had the pleasure of meeting and talking to the CIO of a multi-national company about his future needs. He was sure that he had no need for BPM because if he did he would use the ERP workflow!
A couple of weeks ago I was standing around at a BBQ with the rest of the men drinking beer and watching the host burn the meat. Anyway, as usual with new acquaintances I found myself in the “so what do you do for a crust?” conversation.
Last week I had the privilege of spending a day at the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia. John Cleary (Blue Chip Consulting) ran an excellent session on “Applied Corporate Strategy for the Finance Professional”. It was a day jam packed with content and value.
In our house I am the chief dishwasher stacker. There is no argument. I do it better. Of course, few people argue to do a tedious job at all, so maybe I am delusional. But I think not.
I have recently been privileged to participate in the process of product selection by two best in class organisations. It is my experience each time you deal with such organisations you always have learns and are reminded there is no substitute for doing a process properly.
Our “Art of War – Strategic Battle Plans for Successful SharePoint ROI” seminars last Thursday in Sydney and Friday in Melbourne struck a common chord in all the attendees. Companies of all shapes and...