I caught this article in ComputerworldUK yesterday. The headline talks about UK-based supermarket chain Morrisons is increasing their IT spend...OK, sounds good. Even nicer that Oracle is a big part of that.
But what caught my eye were three things:
1) Morrison's truly has a long term strategy for IT. In this case, modernizing and optimizing how they use IT for business advantage.
Right after Oracle OpenWorld 2009 we went right into planning for our 2010 World Tour. An ambitious 90+ city tour visiting cities on every continent.
By John Burke
The program discussed new technologies and
Sometimes you're searching for something online and you find an unrelated, bonus nugget.
"Standards save money."
"Standards accelerate projects."
Folks who know me know that I rarely, if ever, talk politics. And I never talk politicians. Having grown up in a household with one parent leaning left and the other leaning to the right it was the best way to keep the peace.
ERP has been the backbone of enterprise software. The data held in your ERP system is core of most companies. Efficiencies gained through the accounting and resource allocation through ERP software have literally saved companies trillions of dollars.