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(By Mike Raftery) As APO enters the twilight of its product lifecycle, its age is definitely showing. The latest generation of planning applications can use buzzwords like cloud, big data and mobile while APO (SCM?) is chugging along with a 15 year old design,
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(By Mike Raftery) What does a modern corporate IT organization look like? In the past, it was common for armies of consultants with a range of skill sets and experiences to show up and implement a project by brute force. But in today’s leaner,
(By Mike Raftery) Motivation is a tricky thing. Mission statements and company values help, but in the end, people are motivated by monetary incentives more than anything else. That is why you have to be careful what you incentivize.
(By Mike Raftery) Like most Armies, the majority of IT organizations are set up to fight the last war. The last battlefield was large scale IT organizational sea change. Project acronyms like Y2K, ECC, and APO all come to mind as the project of
In my last blog, (click to read part 1 of this 2 part series), I outlined a few real life errors of a previous client to demonstrate how multiple, seemingly logical singular decisions in the forecast consumption arena could compound on one another to