Cloud is changing the way small and medium-sized companies do business. But what is cloud and what does it mean for ERP?
The Innovation Cycle
Business process automation has evolved with the invention of new disruptive technologies. Companies that harness the power of new technology are able to gain an advantage over competitors. The key is knowing when to adopt – too soon and you will spend more time on technology than your business – too late and you will be at a competitive disadvantage.
Innovation and ERP
ERP has evolved from the days of clunky user interface, to the early days of SaaS, to the promise of Cloud ERP software. Key technological improvements driving ERP change include moving from DOS to Windows, maturation of web technology, internet ubiquity, server virtualization, and the proliferation of mobile devices. These technologies have shaped new software that allows employees to work anywhere, on any device with a browser.
Engineering is the backbone of any technology company. And as companies grow, it is inevitable that engineering processes change from its start-up days. As someone who’s led engineering teams in smaller and larger companies, I’ve seen first hand how that evolves. We can learn a lot from looking at the experiences of engineering teams at start-ups.[Click to continue...]
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