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17 Jan: Experts Predict Flexibility Top ERP Trend In 2022

TAKE NOTE (Insights and Emerging Technology) CIOs should expect to see nimbler, more flexible, more open ERP systems in 2022. Industry experts also expect ERP trends to include more best-of-breed applications and less monolithic ERP systems, with customers having more ability to pick and choose the applications in the ERP landscape. Major ERP vendors — SAP, Oracle, Microsoft, Infor and…

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19 Dec: GSA Delays Final Polaris Solicitation Until Early January

TAKE NOTE (Insights and Emerging Technology) The General Services Administration has delayed publication of a final request for proposals for the $15 billion Polaris IT contract vehicle until early January. In response to feedback from industry, the agency will now issue a final solicitation for the government wide acquisition contract vehicle (GWAC) in the new year. Contract officials at the…

20 Nov: Pentagon Unveils CMMC 2.0

TAKE NOTE (Insights and Emerging Technology) The CMMC 2.0 program is an effort to prod the defense industrial base to better protect its networks and controlled unclassified information against cyberattacks and theft by competitors such as China. The original CMMC cybersecurity standards were first unveiled in 2020 during the Trump administration. They included five different security levels that companies would…

24 Oct: Breaking Down The Army’s New Network Plan

TAKE NOTE (Insights and Emerging Technology) The Army wants to be able to freely send data back and forth from its legacy and business systems to the tactical edge. Key to doing that is its strategy to unify tactical and enterprise networks and creating a common “data fabric”. But will it work?  The Army released its Unified Network Plan…

20 Sep: Appian Acquires Leading Process Mining Company

TAKE NOTE (Insights and Emerging Technology) Digital transformation and the ability to adapt quickly are critical in today’s business environment. That’s why a growing number of companies are adopting process mining, a family of techniques that support the analysis of operational processes of event logs, with the goal of turning event data into insights and actions. In a recent Deloitte…

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