I have a beef with vendor rankings and quadrants. Panorama Consulting just issued their top ten ERP vendor rankings. Sound like a great basis for a spicy conversation. Here's the results of the survey, along with Eric Kimberling's response to my critiques.
Declara CEO Ramona Pierson has an amazing survival story. But the most interesting chapter is how she's channeled those lessons into a push to re-invent education. We talked about the disconnect between education and digital careers, and how an AI-powered learning platform can help.
In this edition: assessing early Black Friday results and the stubborn viability of the storefront. Plus: a hard look at diversity initiatives. How AI is impacting supply chain - and why an early social media proponent now issues a warning. Your whiffs include Twitter suspending itself, and the perils of icons and gurus.
I've been trying to track down Mrinal Wadhwa of Fybr for an Internet of Things gut check. At SAP TechEd Barcelona, I got my chance. The result was a podcast which delves into Wadhwa's work building IoT use cases for cash-strapped cities. Here's what I learned.