Stories by Tom Paye

Signing a new IT deal - the calm before the plunge

For any IT pro, signing a new contract can be a daunting task. With line-of-business managers increasingly keeping a watchful eye over the IT department, IT managers need to be extra-careful about how they spend their budgets -- and who they spend it with. Now, more than ever, it's advisable to test the waters before diving straight into a big contract.

Written by Tom Paye20 Aug. 13 14:13

The changing face of ERP

"Imagine Henry Ford in 1900 explaining to his world that an assembly line will help to produce more cars. Nobody would dare to challenge this today. At the time, the change of putting the production of a car into a structured process will have meant dramatic change and push-back. Today, there are only boutique car manufacturers who can afford to produce without the assembly line."

Written by Tom Paye30 July 13 14:23