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Oracle ERP Users Urged to Upgrade – CIO.com – Business Technology Leadership


IDG News Service — Oracle (ORCL) is hoping to make a big splash with its upcoming Fusion Applications launch, but in the meantime has the perennial and less glitzy task of persuading users to upgrade from older releases of E-Business Suite. “If I were in your situation, I would be making a plan,” said Cliff … Continue reading

How To Permanently Delete Your Account on Popular Websites – Smashing Magazine


We all have an increasing number of sites and online services we’re members of, and sometimes it all gets a little overwhelming. At times, we just need to delete our memberships to some sites, either in an effort to simplify our lives or just because we’ve grown tired of a particular site or service. What … Continue reading

New virtual-agent software uses AI to help users | Geek Gestalt – CNET News


If you’ve ever tried to conduct a customer service transaction through one of the automated virtual agents many companies have deployed, you no doubt have had trouble being understood. But a new technology is applying artificial intelligence to the problem in the hopes that agents capable of adapting as they go will make a big … Continue reading

Indianapolis Launches $16M ERP Project – CIO.com – Business Technology Leadership


Computerworld — The city of Indianapolis and Marion County have embarked on a $16 million technology overhaul designed to improve business processes, standardize technology and drive down costs. “ERP Undercover”: A Reality TV Series Whose Time Has Come Under the planned three-year effort, the city will replace its ancient mainframe-based backoffice systems with technology based … Continue reading

How To Spot A Sketchy Client (Plus A Contract Template) – Smashing Magazine


Many things about our business make one glad to be creative; and there certainly are things that destroy the very soul and one’s will to carry on. Client interaction can either lead to strong relationships that last a lifetime or make you feel low and worthless. We look at our designs as our own children, … Continue reading

India’s Economy Probably Grew Fastest Since 2007 (Update1)


India’s Economy Probably Grew Fastest Since 2007 (Update1) By Kartik Goyal May 28 (Bloomberg) — India’s economy probably grew at the quickest pace in more than two years, increasing pressure on the central bank to raise interest rates even as Europe’s sovereign- debt crunch threatens to undermine the global recovery. Gross domestic product rose 8.6 … Continue reading

Microsoft Tag Out of Beta – Windows Live Community


  Microsoft has removed the beta tag from it’s 18 month old mobile bar coding technology and invites everyone to try it out. Today we’re announcing that Tag is coming out of beta and that basic use of Tags will be free of charge. This means you will be able to generate and use Tags … Continue reading

Employees First, Customers Second a book review


Vineet Nayar’s Employees First, Customers Second (EFCS) is a first person CEO’s account of the transformation of their enterprise.  The book is a refreshing and frank look at the challenges facing leaders looking to transform their company, culture and employees.  Nayar discusses his experience leading HCLT and its transformation from a $700 million dollar company … Continue reading

Walk on water (Liquid Mountaineering)


via youtube.com Three athletic young adventurers have produced a video claiming to show ‘one of the most impossible-looking activities that anyone has ever seen’ – walking on water. Ulf Gartner and his friends Sebastian Vanderwerf and Miguel Delfortrie call it ‘liquid mountaineering’, a new sport that is not only challenging the laws of gravity but … Continue reading