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Podcast: Interview with CEO of iPhone/iPad BI App Vendor MeLLmo
Listen to the podcast.Many business applications are going mobile. And BI is no exception. Many BI software vendors are launching new versions that support

booz  experience as consultant with Booz Allen Hamilton, Becerra also has a history of founding successful companies (such as Graphical Information Inc., acquired by Oracle; and Infommersion, acquired by Business Objects in 2002). Listen to the podcast now . I welcome your thoughts—please leave a comment below, and I’ll respond as soon as I can.

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Software Functionality Revealed in Detail

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More Infrastructure Support for CyberCarriers


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booz  CyberCarrier solution Market Impact Booz Allen & Hamilton, the management and technology consulting firm, estimates CyberCarriers could spend $133 billion on data center and network infrastructure improvements during the next three years, about half of that for professional services. The IBM and Lucent alliance confirms the Telecom industry's endorsement of the Application Service Provider model. The move to establish infrastructure mechanisms to support data center and network offerings is not new. In Read More

Microsoft Dynamics CRM: Much More Than Meets the Eye - Part 1


While Microsoft Corporation has not usually been that forthcoming about breaking down its revenues per individual product lines, during one earnings announcement call for financial analysts in 2009, the worldwide leader in software, services, and solutions for people and businesses pointed out the following three products as its best performers: SharePoint, Microsoft

booz  London, United Kingdom (UK), Booz Allen Hamilton, Hard Rock International, Maccabi Healthcare Services, Polaris Industries, Inc ., and Vodafone Iceland . To further emphasize its enterprise-class capabilities,  in mid-2009 Microsoft released an enterprise scalability benchmark study that was conducted together with Intel . The study claims that compared to Oracle Siebel CRM Release 8.0 , Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 reduced the hardware cost per user by a whopping 94 percent (i.e., US$0.65 vs. Read More

Appian: Pushing the BPM Envelope—Part One


In a matter of a decade or so, Appian has evolved from a business process management (BPM) software market latecomer to a BPM market challenger, and finally to an upper echelon BPM provider, competing with the likes of IBM and Pegasystems.

booz  infrastructure (C&SI) partnerships including Booz Allen Hamilton, Serco, SRA, Northrop Grumman, Lockheed Martin, SAIC, and Intellidyne. Appian's commercial C&SI partnerships include Accenture, KPMG, Capgemini, Cognizant, Wipro, Genpact, MajescoMastek, Blue Slate, Princeton Blue, and others. A list of partners by type (global, service provider, reseller, OEM) and geography (global, North America, EMEA, APAC, Latin America) is available on Appian’s Web site .   Appian Differentiation   Appian is very Read More

TEC Helps Companies Compare, Select, and Evaluate Health Care Information Management Systems


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booz  Penfield, vice president of Booz Allen Hamilton, and chairwoman of the eHI LIGHT Initiative (2005). In response, software evaluation firm, Technology Evaluation Centers Inc. (TEC) ( http://www.TechnologyEvaluation.Com/press ) created its Health Care Information Management Systems (HCIMS) Evaluation Center ( http://healthcare.technologyevaluation.com/ ) to help companies with the challenging process of selecting the right software solutions for the health care industry. Health care information management Read More

Madness? Mergers, Acquisitions, and Divestitures


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booz   Slow and Incomplete Integration Booz & Company research suggests that more mergers fail because of inadequacies in the integration process than because of a fundamental flaw in the concept. Without a flexible and adaptable IT environment, it can be extremely difficult to merge systems, processes, and assets. In a wellorganized merger, this challenge is addressed in the premerger assessment phase, so that the adequate IT environment is in place at the postmerger integration. Bridging the Gaps By Read More

Solve the Succession Crisis by Growing “Inside-outside” Leaders


Strong evidence supports the notion that a well-groomed insider is a key to sustained company performance. In an analysis of 1,800 successions, company performance was significantly better when insiders succeeded to the job of chief executive officer (CEO). Learn why CEO choice matters—and how you can work toward better corporate succession planning by choosing a high-potential executive from within your company.

booz   Yet a study by Booz Allen reports that outsider CEOs who make a quick mark by cutting costs generally fail to succeed in the long run: After two or three early years of squeezing more to the bottom line, the CEO leaves or sells the company. This short-term orientation destroys value in the medium and long terms. The seeds of growth are eliminated along with overhead. When a board looks inside for future leaders, all too often it sees men and women who don't seem to have the stature and vision to lead. In Read More

The 2007 Microsoft® Office System in Manufacturing


This white paper highlights the key challenges facing the manufacturing industry, and discusses how the 2007 Microsoft® Office system can help maximize employee contributions and enhance business performance with innovative and powerful enterprise capabilities.

booz   February, 2007, citing a Booz Allen Hamilton Study of Top Innovators. Businesses don't garner insights, make decisions, close deals, develop new products, or find new efficiencies. People do. Manufacturing companies excel when they empower their people. Priorities, organization, motivation, and leadership ready your business for success. But people also have to be given the right tools, information, and opportunities. Companies that do this are poised for success. These are people-ready businesses. The Read More