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Is BPM the beginning of the end of ERP?

In a recent article, Jack Vaughan quoted Jan Baan as saying: ‘ERP’s successor is BPM … ERP is becoming the model of complexity. It’s gotten too complicated. ‘ Baan is the CEO of Cordys and a former director of Baan Corporation, an ERP provider. BPM [business process management] it is the forefront of a major […]

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Book Review: The Downhill Lie by Carl Hiaasen

The downhill lie is my introduction to the writing of Carl Hiassen. My beautiful and much more informed school teacher wife is already familiar with his writing through her Newberry award winning novel, Hoot. Like many middle-aged dreamers, hoping that reading how to do something instead of actually doing it would give me that illusory […]

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Do clouds affect solar panels?

Cloudy weather. Harsh winters. Rain. If this sounds like an area you live in and want to install solar panels, you might be wondering, “should I bother?” The general perception is that the weather has a direct correlation with the output of your system. Or in other words, cities like Columbus, Pittsburgh or New York […]

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Bird flu hype: it’s strictly for birds

If you listen to media reports, you will hear a lot about the upcoming “bird flu pandemic” that is supposed to bring havoc and possible deaths around the world. You heard that we must “protect ourselves” from this looming disaster with vaccines. Is all this bird flu hysteria a hoax or the “real deal”? It […]