4 Big Data Challenges Businesses Face

Big Data can be a double edged sword- expansive information about your customers, processes or products can help you grow and improve, but too much can bury you in cost and confusion. Here's four Big Data challenges companies need to be aware of. 

The High Cost of Interruptions on JD Edwards CNC Productivity

IT employees such as CNC administrators and solutions architects may lose over $30,000 in annual productivity due to work interruptions, but a closer examination of those stoppages may help you gain much of that loss back.

How Teams Can Work Together Despite Opposing Objectives

Most discussions about employee engagement and teamwork in the workplace focus on the work environment, individual needs and desires within the environment, and an overall holistic approach to work-life balance.

5 Benefits of JDE CNC as-a-Service

Infrastructure, Software and Platforms provided as-a-Service are gaining ground on traditional methods of using these physical resources. Now human resources and skills provided as-a-Service for the Enterprise are also gaining popularity. This blog outlines five benefits from using JD Edwards CNC as-a-Service.

The CTO & vCIO's Role

The digital sphere in which we live currently allows for outsourcing in different aspects of business operations. This is beneficial to both large corporations and small businesses alike. One important service that can be easily outsourced is the Virtual Chief Technology Officer, who is essentially an external IT leader with a mission to ensure the IT systems of the enterprise are functioning optimally.

Assessing IT Assessments

IT assessments are important for every IT environment since they give a glimpse into the aspects which work and those which do not within a corporation. Efficiency is therefore a capital reason for which enterprises need to do an IT assessment from time to time in order to ensure smooth operations. In our digital world, businesses have evolved to the point where most procedures have become virtual which therefore necessitates all organizations to get expert analysis for this purpose. Hiring enterprises specialized in the assessment process is imperative because they have the resources to do a comprehensive job after which recommendations are given for the upkeep and competent functioning of the business in areas relating network infrastructure, risk management and more.

Is Your ERP Mobile?

Does June 29, 2007 ring any bells for you? That's the day Apple released the first iPhone. The year before, Apple's market capitalization was $61 Billion. Recently Apple became the first company to reach a market cap of $900 Billion. That growth can be almost entirely attributed to the iPhone released on that day.

Essays from a "Life in Code"

Ellen Ullman's new book, a collection of essays written 20 years ago during her career as a software engineer, reflects on life as a coder throughout its evolution from PC to the cloud, and provides an uncanny preview of how technology has changed our lives for better and worse. A few of these essays are summarized here.