The Road to Interact 2012: Keep (C)ALM and Carry On

Jeff Micallef, Author at MIPRO - Page 3 of 3

The Road to Interact 2012: Keep (C)ALM and Carry On

If you’ve read our previous posts in this series, you’re up to speed (if not, here’s part 1, part 2 and part 3). You understand the risks associated with not having a strategic, coordinated and effective maintenance management program supported by an integrated software solution. You recognize the value of Asset Lifecycle Management (ALM), and

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Oracle to Confirm Commitment to Non-Fusion Applications

Great timing and/or intuition. Just when everything coming from Oracle has been heavily Fusion-centric, the company is expect to confirm its ongoing commitment to its wide array of non-Fusion applications. Here’s Anh Nguyen, reporting for Computerworld: The company first announced its ‘applications unlimited’ policy back five years ago, its pledge to continue investing in and

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Vendor Selection: More Art Than Science

As I begin my 26th year in this business, it surprises me how many companies fail at a successful vendor selection. The primary objective of a vendor selection is to find an organization that can assist your team in reaching your project goals and, ultimately, your company objectives. Unfortunately, cost is often one of the

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On Parenting, College Admissions and Continuous Learning

Mitch Albom did a story recently that really hit home for me personally and I imagine it will for others as well.  It’s entitled, The College That Rejects You May Do You a Favor. Our second daughter is going through the college application/decision process.  While our first daughter pretty much knew where she wanted to

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‘PeopleSoft Is Still Going Gangbusters’

Back in January of this year Chris Kanaracus of IDG observed that PeopleSoft is still going gangbusters.  As we continue into 2011, we’ve seen a similar trend. Kanaracus notes that the current 9.1 release of PeopleSoft is being adopted at a rate four times faster than any other edition.  Pretty impressive for an application that

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