Whoever started the concept of IT treating Business as a customer did a big disservice to the world. Don’t get me wrong – I grew up thinking that Business is the dog, and IT is its tail, and the tail does not get to wag the dog. My thinking has evolved a lot recently, mostlyContinue reading “On Business, IT And Artificial Distinctions”
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SAP buys Ariba for $4.3B – rather pricey, but still a good deal
As I was fighting jet lag and lying wide awake on my hotel bed in Bangalore yesterday night, I saw the news on twitter that SAP is going to buy Ariba for $4.3B. When IBM bought Emptoris earlier, there was always a question of who will buy Ariba – and my bet was on Oracle.Continue reading “SAP buys Ariba for $4.3B – rather pricey, but still a good deal”
Analyzing Project Success – talent wins games, teamwork wins championships !
I am on cloud nine at the moment – our team successfully finished a huge big project go live in a “minimum fuss” way (THE way go-live should be) and I am getting ready to party hard with the gang. It was a journey that started in the fall of 2009 – and the teamContinue reading “Analyzing Project Success – talent wins games, teamwork wins championships !”