back to article On inertia, garages and the future of ERP

Success has a by-product. The more success we experience as a result of doing something, the more of it we do. Even once the success rate slows, we keep doing the same thing in the hope the change is a blip and that if we keep doing what worked before good things will happen any minute now if we persevere. This happens with …


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  1. Denarius Silver badge
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    Brilliant, concise and correct

    IMNSO, an excellent analysis. Needless to say, it wont be heard due to massive overheads in PHB count now mandatory in big dis-organisations. How many managers, let alone boards, CEOs and executives are going to admit the last 15 years of embedding companies in process concrete was an error ?

  2. Anonymous Coward
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    Only two questions

    First, could you please mass mail this article to all corporate financial heads I've met in the past 15 years? It explains things in such a clear way that even them should be able to understand the point.

    Second, where is the upvote button for articles? Because this one should be promoted to front page of FT, WST and all over the place.

    Excellent article, thanks. This guy seems what consultants should be, someone with a lot of experience sharing it without bending to say what the client wants to hear.

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