Enterprise Software Policy Articles

Executive Summary Consulting companies nearly always rig software selections so that the vendor they make money from wins. As this is fraud on the part of the consulting firm, it is by its nature criminal. Introduction IT consulting is normally all about sales and billing ...
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Executive Summary Consulting companies nearly always greatly exaggerate their capabilities to customers. Consulting companies routinely engage in behavior which is criminal as it violates fraud statutes. Introduction IT consulting is normally all about sales and billing hours. Having worked on IT projects for many years, ...
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Executive Summary It is common for software vendors to inflate their revenues and profits just prior to an IPO. Learn why in many cases this can qualify as criminal intent. Introduction When software vendors are about to make an initial public offering, they will in ...
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Executive Summary It is common for software to provide false information to customers. Learn why in many cases this can qualify as criminal intent. Introduction Software vendors normally present themselves as providing information about their software. However, many software vendors lie so extensively about their ...
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Executive Summary SAP and Oracle do not follow the established rules of enterprise software. Both of these vendors use monopoly power to block out other vendors. Introduction Many people like to pretend that SAP and Oracle operate under the generally accepted rules of the “free ...
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 What This Article Covers Keeping Employees Controlled Union Strike Funds Seeing Employers as the Opponent Introduction When commenting on a previous article, Ahmed Azim made the following observation about why people resist unions. "Here's the thing Shaun Snapp. Most people prefer a steady paycheck until something ...
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 Executive Summary South Korean workers have been trying to unionize against Oracle. This gets into the broader question around labor unions and how labor unions can be viewed as a precondition for a participatory government Introduction This article was written in response to the story ...
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Executive Summary G2Crowd as a Puppet for Software Vendors Profit Maximization and Media and the Best Possible Outcomes? What is the Best Way to Maximize Shareholder Value in Media How Profit Maximization in Media Leads to the Propagation of Bad Information Introduction In a recent ...
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Executive Summary It is considered politically correct and broad-minded to state that diversity improves innovation. However, there is no evidence for this diversity improving innovation. Introduction It is sometimes proposed that diversity improves innovation. In this article, we review the academic literature to determine what it ...
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Executive Summary Through ComputerWorld, IDC writes ridiculously inaccurate articles that are paid placements from SAP. IDC is owned by IDG is owned by a Chinese conglomerate with an overwhelming focus on advertising. In this article, we cover another ComputerWorld article about SAP and verify its ...
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Executive Summary The enterprise software market is far less efficient than generally assumed. In order to have an efficient market there are specific requirements which include whether prices are published and easily compared, whether total costs can be compared, the ease of product comparisons, whether ...
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What This Article Covers What is Fair Use Law? SAP's Long View What SAP Expects to Gain from Writing Legally Unsupported Letters That Contradict Fair Use SAP's One Way View on This Topic Introduction This article describes has SAP has been using legal letters which misrepresent what ...
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Executive Summary How the SAP IT Media System Works The Main Entities in the SAP IT Media Model Related Media Models for Other Industries Previous Research into Media Control Introduction I recently wrote an article that is a critique of our IT media system in ...
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What This Article Covers Background on Fiduciaries The Similarities Between the Financial Advisors and IT Consultancies How This Applies to IT Consulting Understanding the Motivations of the IT Consulting Partner Issue 1: Consulting Companies Keep Clients in the Dark Issue 2: Choosing Inappropriate Alternatives Issue ...
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