Monthly Archives: August 2010

Oops, I Should Have Upgraded

Last weekend I had an opportunity to ride along as the 128th Air Refueling Wing ran a training exercise. The mission was to refuel two Wisconsin Air National Guard F15s in flight — and the flight crew went out of … Continue reading

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Resources for Employers of National Guard and Reserve Members

The Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) is a Defense Department organization that helps both employers and employees understand the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA). The ESGR role is to inform and educate as a … Continue reading

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Avoiding ERP Mistakes

In Monday’s Wall Street Journal (8/23/10), Albert Segars and Dave Chatterjee address ERP project problems: Too many executives see ERP solely as a technology project, believing that if they buy a new software system, inefficiencies will magically disappear. It is … Continue reading

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Monopoly Rent Seeking

Open Source software advocate Ned Lilly continues to track ERP industry consolidation in his ERP Graveyard Blog. His two most recent posts highlight one completed acquisition of open source ERP firm Compiere by Consona and point to a survey on … Continue reading

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Back to the Future

Bob Evans provides an in depth review of Oracle’s direction for Sun hardware, the Oracle stacks, and Oracle applications in his InformationWeek (8/9/10) GlobalCIO article “Larry Ellison Rocks the Tech World”. The key graf is a quote from Oracle VP … Continue reading

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