The surprise defeat of the Springboks by Japan in their opening Rugby World Cup match has got me thinking about predictions. Specifically, when it is possible to precisely predict an outcome and when these predictions are simply educated guesses.
Topics: ERP and Financial Management
Three years ago the cloud was an immature offering and incomplete. Its voice was high pitched and it had acne. But now it is coming into its own with more integration layers and cloud services becoming available. The ecosystem that ERP relies on in the cloud has grown up too, currently even shaving, driving a car and enjoying full-time employment.
On the 29th July 2015 Microsoft released Windows 10. Within 4 weeks of the release date 75 million machines across the world had been upgraded by people wanting to take full advantage of the latest, free Microsoft Operating System.
Firstly, a public service announcement: this blog contains references to sex, nudity and violence. You have been warned …
Well, eventually it had to happen. After some birds and bees and flowers and trees action an egg has been known to give rise to the odd chicken. Now (and here’s the violent bit) in order to cook a chicken to golden deliciousness, it is necessary to first deal with the unpleasant aspect of a slaughter.
Quick question for you. Do you prefer choices or being told what to do? Do you want to decide for yourself what your user experience will be or do you just want the latest upgrade, iteration to be presented to you as a fait accompli?
If you recall from my last blog I almost ended up with egg on my face! Not literally - my egg whites were beaten into submission and stayed firmly in their place. My awkward moment only came when I took the wrong approach to combining the eggs with the other ingredients.
Isn’t it great when you try your hand at something new and it turns out to be a runaway success?
During my many years at SYSPRO I have been involved in a range of software development projects, but I’d never tried my hand at implementation until I was given the opportunity to work with the iPlan team on the SYSPRO implementation at the Mopani Copper Mines (MCM) in Kitwe, Zambia.