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Is Business Software really an Expense?

There’s an accounting answer to whether software applications – especially enterprise software applications, should be expensed or capitalized – though it seems to change from time to time. The introduction of cloud-based (and cloud-priced) solutions have muddied the accounting waters … Continue reading

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Automation through Bots

You can define a bot as “a software application that runs automated tasks over the Internet. Typically, bots perform tasks that are both simple and structurally repetitive, at a much higher rate than would be possible for a human alone.” … Continue reading

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I, Unicorn

I have spectacular new technology. Should I become a unicorn? First, I should figure out what becoming a “unicorn” involves. To the VCs, a unicorn refers to any tech startup company that reaches a $1 billion dollar market value. To … Continue reading

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How to Triple Your Productivity without Hiring Additional Staff and Similar Claims

Improved productivity is a given of marketing claims in technology. The marketers rarely make clear what the basis is for the claimed improvement. Saying you are three times as productive calculating taxes with a computer than with a pencil is … Continue reading

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You Can’t See What’s Behind the Cloud

Cloud: 3. a dim or obscure area in something otherwise clear or transparent. The entire information technology industry is moving to the cloud. What, if anything, have they done differently once they arrived? It can be hard to tell whether … Continue reading

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Cloud Inside

I’ve just written a Go Faster plan that will allow HarrisData to re-engineer our entire enterprise application portfolio – including HRIS, ERP, and CRM applications – into next-generation web applications in a matter of months.  Why risk a complete re-engineering … Continue reading

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Go Faster

I’ve written a lot of strategic product and marketing plans over the last 30 years, and I just wrote both the most challenging and most enjoyable yet. It’s a simple piece called ‘Go Faster’. After a successful rollout of our … Continue reading

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