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A "Day in the Life" of a Modern AR/AP Professional
ES Outlook >> news

The day-to-day task of an AR/AP professional is taxing and tedious. The processes are cyclic, un-ending, and iterative. With time, the clerks tend to err, creating discrepancies in company’s finances. Automation can help solve this...

Blockchain Capacitating Enterprise ERP Systems
ES Outlook >> news

Blockchain integration into enterprise ERP systems will not only encourage a seamless connectivity but also increase effectiveness of the ERP system communications. FREMONT, CA: The integration of blockchain into ERP systems is expected to...

Industry Gets Easier with Business Apps
ES Outlook >> news

Safety has always been a priority for every business in the industry and here’s how the companies can secure their hard-work! FREMONT, CA: In the new era of digital transformation, virtualization, cloud, and containerization are...

Enhancing Employee Engagement in Hospitals
ES Outlook >> cxoinsights

Greg Till, EVP and Chief People Officer, Providence St. Joseph Health

As a health care organization, we are literally accountable for people’s lives. Therefore, the bar must be higher for us to create an environment that ensures our employees (doctors, nurses, and administrative staff) can bring their...

Technology in Textiles-Bedding
ES Outlook >> ciospeaks

Brian Parnes, CIO, Down Lite International

Technology in the textile industry, specifically bedding, ranges from outdated equipment on a production floor to state of the art automated lines, home-grown ERP systems to full-fledged SAP installations. In between all of this are mounds of...

Automation For Enhanced Efficiency In The Procure-To-Pay Process
ES Outlook >> news

FREMONT, CA: Most enterprises miss out on the full benefits of automation because they pick the wrong technology or take the wrong approach during its deployment. The terms procurement automation, payments automation, and invoice payment or AP...

How Procurement can Support an "I Need It Yesterday" Request from IT
ES Outlook >> cxoinsights

Susanne Wrage, Senior Director , Center of Excellence, Denali Sourcing Services

To be competitive, organizations continually strive to do more with less and IT and Procurement departments are no different. Adding to this challenge are the number of technology initiatives undertaken by organizations to empower employees to...

Corporate Training Enhanced by Big Data
ES Outlook >> news

FREMONT, CA: With proper customization methods, the extraction of data from platforms used by employees is possible, which can later be cleaned and analyzed for learning processes. Other sources of data that can be of used comprise customer...

Alert: Businesses will be Left Behind Without AI
ES Outlook >> news

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is already being enacted in companies all over the world, and while there is growing concern about whether robots will take over the workplace, few predict that it will significantly improve and even create jobs in the...

Why You Should Be Unreasonable about Your Packaging Processes and Demand Intelligent Capabilities
ES Outlook >> cxoinsights

Danielle Sauvé, Director of Customer Insights and Experience, Danaher Product Identification

Unreasonable expectations: we have all been subject to them and some of us have subjected others to them. Sometimes, our expectations are too high, but sometimes our own imaginations are limiting our progress. I believe the latter is true for...

Digital Selling: New B2B Capabilities to Build Competitive Advantage in the Age of Elusive Buyer
ES Outlook >> cxoinsights

Chris Hergesell, Executive Director, Ernst & Young LLP

Business-to-business sales are still largely an analog world. Salespeople continue to call prospective customers, go to meetings in offices and attend conferences. Their use of digital technologies is typically relegated to email or calendar...

If there has to be a way, it better be Better, Faster, and Cheaper
ES Outlook >> cxoinsights

John M. Daane, Director of Information Technology, Emerald Coast Utilities Authority

I was hired in January 2015, with the charge to bring the Utility into this century as far as Technology was concerned. The Utility’s technology was frozen in time and it was time to thaw it out. AS/400 applications, 15-year-old desktops,...

Transportation Data Lives on Cloud Nine
ES Outlook >> cxoinsights

Blair Thomas, Director, Customer Care, Columbian Logistics Network

The transportation industry can often be seen as a stodgy place to make a living. In the regulated days of the 1970’s, there was little a carrier could do to differentiate itself besides hosting the nicest happy hours or spiffing the best...

Technology Pushing Cost Savings in Logistics
ES Outlook >> cxoinsights

E.R. Williams, Co-Founder and Technology Lead, Zipline Logistics

Demand for technology integration into transportation services is at an all-time high. When asked if IT expertise and capabilities are a necessary offering from third-party logistics providers (3PLs), 93 percent of shippers say yes, according to...

Speaking the Business Language
ES Outlook >> cxoinsights

Scott Dennull, Senior Director of IT, AtriCure

What are some of the widely prevalent challenges you notice in the IT sector and how exactly can IT leaders overcome these challenges? I would say that the biggest challenge we have is the amount of time spent on support versus new projects....

Three Reasons HR and Employee Benefits Are Finally Embracing Technology - and Three Factors Still Standing in the Way
ES Outlook >> cxoinsights

Mark Rieder, SVP of HR Technologies & Benefits Administration, NFP

Clock radio sounds – scratch that – the iPhone alarm sounds. Time to wake. Walk to the front door to retrieve the paper — I mean grab your phone to log in to social media to see what happened in the world. Pour yourself a...

3 Reasons Why HR And Finance Should Collaborate
ES Outlook >> cxoinsights

Bertrand Dussert, VP, HCM Transformation and Thought Leadership, Oracle

It’s no secret that digital transformation is happening and dramatically affecting the pace of business, both externally with customers, vendors, and partners, but also internally with regard to employees. Businesses are realizing that they...

Collaborating Security Management with IT Services
ES Outlook >> cxoinsights

Udo Waibel, Chief Product Officer, HEAT Software

A Birds Eye View of Security Management Security, interoperability and orchestration, cost control and shadow IT are a few of the biggest challenges facing CIOs/CXOs/CEOs in Web Services today. “From an IT perspective, it’s...

Transforming IT Infrastructure to Enhance Customer Service
ES Outlook >> cxoinsights

Steven John, CIO, AmeriPride

AmeriPride Services is a leading uniform rental and linen supply company in North America that provides linen, uniforms, floor care, restroom and cleaning products to nearly 150,000 customers each week and employs approximately 5,700. Founded in...

Best Practices in Field Services
ES Outlook >> cxoinsights

Gerald Norz, VP Global Customer services, Babcock and Wilcox MEGTEC

Field service management software or workforce management solutions aren’t anything new. Large enterprises, like Babcock & Wilcox MEGTEC (B&W MEGTEC), a subsidiary of Babcock & Wilcox Power Generation Group, Inc., have hundreds...

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