Recently, our office, along with other floors in the same building, was burgled. Luckily for us, it was during the early hours of the morning when no one was in. On our floor alone,...
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?
Sometimes we have procurement projects where the project goals are undermined by Dickensian thinking. David Parmenter in his book Winning CFOs writes that the paper-based processes deployed in the accounts payable function are akin to operating in Charles Dickens’ era.
We are regularly contacted by people who refer to their previous usage of SunAccounts as their finance system and Systems Union as the vendor or author. These tend to be senior finance managers and consulting advisory people of a certain age.