Social software helped TEVA Pharmaceuticals shrink its manufacturing cycle time by 40% between January and April -- when the company's Oracle ERP apps couldn’t keep up with unpredictable market conditions.
Brice Jewell, an Enterprise 2.0 presenter, explains how the healthcare services firm uses its uCern collaboration software to drive efficiencies and how its planned integration pathway promises even more.
The Business of Going DigitalDigital business isn't about changing code; it's about changing what legacy sales, distribution, customer service, and product groups do in the new digital age. It's about bringing big data analytics, mobile, social, marketing automation, cloud computing, and the app economy together to launch new products and services. We're seeing new titles in this digital revolution, new responsibilities, new business models, and major shifts in technology spending.
What The Business Really Thinks Of IT: 3 Hard TruthsThey say perception is reality. If so, many in-house IT departments have reason to worry. InformationWeek's IT Perception Survey seeks to quantify how IT thinks it's doing versus how the business views IT's performance in delivering services - and, more important, powering innovation. The news isn't great.