JD Edwards and IBM Watson reshapes the ERP world with Cognitive

Collaborate 2016 ushered in a new era in the ERP world – “Cognitive Era.” IBM’s JD Edwards Center of Excellence and the JD Edwards Product teams have been working on this strategic initiative for a few months. Effectively, JD Edwards is the first ERP to go Cognitive… “IBM’s Cognitive Solutions through Watson, is a breakthrough […]

Introducing Digital: How Cognitive will Supercharge your Oracle Investment?

“A new technological era is upon us, one that marries digital business with digital intelligence. It’s what’s known as cognitive business.” – *Ginni Rometty This month, I got the opportunity to visit IBM’s Oracle Digital Transformation Center of Excellence in Kolkata, India. It was exciting to see the innovation and IBM’s Oracle Practice capabilities in […]

The Executive Forum – Going Cognitive with JD Edwards (Part 1)

No need to wait no more! Let’s go cognitive with JD Edwards! The Cognitive Era is here.  Some of you may be thinking that cognitive is just another IT buzzword like “Internet of Things” or “Cloud.”  Cognitive is defined as “concerned with the act or process of knowing and perceiving,” but what does this mean […]

IBM Wins JD Edwards Partner of the Year Award

I am pleased to announce that IBM has  been recognized with the  JD Edwards Global Partner Award for 2016 at the 7th annual Oracle JD Edwards Partner Summit in Broomfield, Colorado hosted from February 1st – 5th.  This year’s theme was “Thrive in the JD Edwards Economy” – for which IBM has truly demonstrated throughout 2015 and beyond. IBM […]

“Watson meets JD Edwards” – Welcome to the Cognitive Era for ERP

Are you ready for the cognitive era? If you have been following IBM’s Watson messaging you would be familiar with the story of  IBM Watson going head to head with Jeopardy Champs and winning or the more recent video ad of  Bob Dylan’s conversation with IBM Watson. As I reflect back on the recently concluded […]

IBM Wins 2015 Oracle Asia Pacific Applications Partner of the Year Award

On October 25th, 2015, IBM Asia Pacific was recognized as Oracle’s Application Partner of the Year for 2015 across the region. At Oracle OpenWorld, members from my team as well as myself accepted the 2015 Asia Pacific Applications Partner of the Year award on behalf of IBM Asia Pacific. OpenWorld is Oracle’s premier customer conference […]

Top 5 Reasons to Check out #IBMatOOW15

Why should you visit #IBMatOOW15? 1. Win an Apple Watch. Our main IBM Booth #1301 at Moscone South is raffling off an Apple Watch every day of #OOW15. The Apple Watch allows you to receive and respond to notifications in an instant. Use it to follow @OracleandIBM on Twitter or use it to track your […]

“Innovate at Cloud Speed” – with IBM and JD Edwards EnterpriseOne 9.2

The innovation pace is at ‘cloud speed’ this year! The countdown has begun for Oracle’s largest event and amongst the largest technology conferences in the Enterprise Application market. This year would be my 10th year back to back, as a JD Edwards enthusiast, of attending this conference and seeing it evolve into the Mecca of […]

IBM Retail on Cloud: A New Way to Implement Enterprise Applications

Let’s take a close look to IBM Retail on Cloud! At IBM we are inventing a ‘new way to work’ that is inherently social, mobile, cloud-based and steeped in analytics. This new way to work helps us to be agile and innovative in a company of hundreds of thousands of people. The transformation that is […]

Do this! Not That! How to get it right in your Oracle Retail Implementation

Over the years, I’ve had the good fortune to be involved with quite a few Oracle Retail implementations, either hands-on as a Project Director or as an Executive Sponsor. And while the names change, there are some things that remain the same in almost all of these projects – so much the same that it […]

IBM announces JD Edwards Service and Learning Center in Baton Rouge

Oracle’s JD Edwards Senior Leadership Team Visits IBM Service Center in Baton Rouge On behalf of IBM’s Oracle JD Edwards practice, I am excited to announce that on June 23rd, IBM GBS JD Edwards Practice hosted John Schiff and Lyle Ekdahl from Oracle’s JD Edwards Senior Leadership team – – at our IBM Services Center […]

IBM’s JDE Practice Partners with Houston User Group – “Leading the Oil and Gas Market Transformation”

In late March, IBM picked up Diamond Sponsorship with the Houston User Group (HUG). This partnership is part of IBM’s long term strategic investment into the Oil and Gas Industry. During the recently concluded 2nd Quarter HUG meeting (May 21, 2015), I got the opportunity to catch up with two of the HUG board members […]