Computing & Financial Director magazines have teamed up to analyse the key challenges facing mid-sized organisations in maximising their investment in business software.
Click on the headlines below to read all the articles from our special report, produced in association with Sage.
A joined-up approach to IT and business provides opportunities to leapfrog competitors.
Working together brings out the best of every part of the business.
The friction that has traditionally characterised relations between finance and IT has no place in today’s business landscape.
Getting the most from business intelligence systems requires not only careful management on the part of IT leaders, but also the committed involvement of decision-makers across the organisation.
A substantial restructure at soft drink supplier Nichols - purveyor of Vimto - led the company to update its software to Sage 1000 to replace its in-house application. This resulted in the streamlining of the IT department and an opportunity to customise the system.
To achieve effective business-IT alignment, senior decision-makers must first suppress their territorial instincts.
This special report was produced in association with Sage. To read a digital e-book version of the full printed report, click here.
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And three things they don't, writes Holly Brockwell
The airline, which had no formal approach to APIs, needed new ways to compete in a crowded market
Holly Brockwell argues for professional mentoring as a positive choice for women in technology roles
If industry thought differently about what they want from candidates, the recruitment pool would open up, says Dr Patricia Charlton