Achieving the Customer-Activated Retail Enterprise with IBM and Oracle

Achieving the Customer-Activated Retail Enterprise with IBM and Oracle In the new era of purchasing products our lives have moved from store to internet, internet to phone and phones to apps based purchase. Now it becomes difficult for organizations to cater to such a large target audience and treat every customer as a prospect individual […]

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What’s Old is New Again – Franchising makes a comeback!

The concept of retail franchising in the US had gone the way of ‘layaway’ and ‘green stamps’ for the most part, regulated primarily as an ownership model for fast food expansion – where the business and focus of the corporate entity was on acquiring real estate, standardizing processes and collecting royalties. Retailers that used the […]

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Weather Forecast – Expect Clouds Ahead, Get your Umbrella’s ready!

It’s the latest buzzword to catch everyone. In the IT industry, not an hour goes by for a high flying executive/consultant without uttering Cloud at least a few times. Customers & Service providers – all are trying to grab the market this has opened. In today’s market, anyone making a choice to go with Cloud […]

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IBM @ COLLABORATE 2014: Why JD Edwards Wins the ERP Leadership Battle?

The year started out with a big news flash for the JD Edwards community. Forbes Magazine had done an article on JD Edwards titled – “Why JD Edwards Wins the Battle for ERP Leadership?”.  Clearly it was a tribute to the phenomenal leadership being provided by the JD Edwards Product teams led by Lyle Ekdahl […]

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Emerging Mid Market Growth Trends for Business Partners

IBM’s Market Insights study on Mid Market Dynamics indicates that the North American IT Market shows strong growth. The expected 2013 IT mid market size is at $94 Billion growing @ 4% p.a., the study predicts the growth story to continue through 2016 at 6% p.a. with market size at $111 Billion. According to U.S. Census […]

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