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Pete Bartolik
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Taking Control of Your Software Licenses in the Cloud Era

Software licensing is like a devil’s pact. Enterprises fund and commit to continue funding software development costs in exchange for the promise of ongoing support and, hopefully, functionally rich upgrades. Over time, however, CIOs often end up cursing the growing costs of supporting mature-but-critical applications and having to pay for forced upgrades they don’t always […]
Pete Bartolik
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SAP Support: What’s Behind the Painful Perceptions

A majority of surveyed SAP users find no compelling need to migrate to S/4 HANA. At the same time, almost half expressed dissatisfaction with the value of SAP support. That unease is only likely to increase as businesses try to run and maintain their existing ERP systems while SAP shifts investments to build a new, […]
Pete Bartolik

Don’t Trip on the Cloud Migration Path

It seems like everybody is rushing to migrate to cloud applications, and you don’t want to get left on the wrong side of an inflection curve. But there are pitfalls for hasty cloud migration, so it’s important to sit back and fully analyze what you’ve got and where you want to go. Early in 2016, […]
Pete Bartolik
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Maximizing Opportunity of Cloud Options

One of the most appealing aspects of cloud computing is the promise—in theory at least—that if you’re not happy with a vendor, you can migrate to another with much less pain than with traditional enterprise solution providers. Today, CIOs have an almost bewildering choice of cloud applications and cloud platforms. This multi-cloud reality opens up […]
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The Liberate2Innovate Podcast Series

Welcome to the Liberate2Innovate podcast series, brought to you by IDG and sponsored by Rimini Street. These podcasts feature leading industry experts in conversation with IDG’s Tom Schmidt on a variety of topics imperative to IT decision makers on a path to digital transformation. Hear about the real world strategies, tactics, and partnerships you need […]
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Before Canceling Your ERP Vendor’s Maintenance Agreement…

New Gartner Research Report: What to Consider Before Cancelling Your ERP Vendor’s Maintenance Agreement and Switching to Third-Party Support Analyst(s): Pat Phelan Gartner is seeing a steady increase in inquiries about cancelling maintenance agreements with enterprise resource planning vendors. ERP leaders must understand the impact of any cancellation and plan for ongoing ERP maintenance and support […]
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Reduce Your Software Maintenance and Support Costs by Up to 50%

New Gartner Research Report: Reduce Your Software Maintenance and Support Costs by Up to 50% by Deploying These Often-Overlooked but Effective Best Practices Analyst(s): Rob Wilkes, Dawn Hubbard Sourcing and vendor management leaders who focus on procurement often struggle to reduce onerous software maintenance and support costs. In this free report, Gartner offers best-practice techniques to help […]
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10 Signs It’s Time to Change Your ERP Strategy

This is the era of business transformation. Your IT team is expected to deliver innovation that disrupts the status quo within your industry and build a competitive advantage for your business. Yet your ERP vendor is delivering less value to you than ever before. There’s a better way. Adopt a strategy of innovation agility and […]
Pete Bartolik

Funding Digital Transformation

If a technology solutions salesperson walks out of your office without playing the “digital transformation” card, he or she is not likely long for that job. Vendors, whether through strategic vision or competitive necessity, have latched onto the aspirations and concerns of business customers who fear digital disruption. “Digital transformation rocketed to the top of […]