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The Days of Conservative IT Management Are Over


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Scott Robinson

| CIO Insights Article Published May 16, 2005
There was once a day when a conservative management style served IT but that day is long past, writes CIO Update columnist Scott Robinson of Quantumetrics.

Is Microsoft Ready for the Enterprise?


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Scott Robinson

| CIO Insights Article Published March 30, 2005
With several new middleware product suites leveraging its .NET Framework, is Microsoft finally moving toward the enterprise big leagues, asks CIO Update columnist Scott Robinson of Quantumetrics.

What We Can Learn From Wal-Mart


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Scott Robinson

| CIO Insights Article Published March 10, 2005
Where do we turn for clues on supply chain technology enhancement in the wake of the Wal-Mart RFID experience? A European retail consortium offers the answer, writes CIO Update columnist Scott Robinson of Quantumetrics.

Distributed Apps are like Children


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Scott Robinson

| CIO Insights Article Published February 22, 2005
Distributed applications are not like stand-alone apps; they grow, mature and act up from time-to-time requiring an almost parental approach to oversight and development, writes CIO Update columnist Scott Robinson of Quantumetrics.

Exploiting Your ERP Infrastructure


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Scott Robinson

| CIO Insights Article Published September 14, 2004
Your ERP infrastructure already gives you the basic building blocks of several critical IT management systems and that can save you big money.

Lighting the ERP Afterburner


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Scott Robinson

| CIO Insights Article Published August 24, 2004
For a successful ERP implementation it pays to get buy-in at all levels first, writes CIO Update columnist Scott Robinson, an enterprise software and systems consultant with Quantumetrics.

What 'Enterprise' Really Means


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Scott Robinson

| CIO Insights Article Published May 7, 2004
Regardless of company size, 'enterprise' is a frame-of-mind, writes CIO Update guest columnist Scott Robinson in this third and final installment of our Enterprise IT Alignment series.

'Enterprise': It's All About Data


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Scott Robinson

| CIO Insights Article Published May 3, 2004
The core of enterprise IT is the integration of your company's data sources. In this second article on transitioning your company to an enterprise IT architecture, CIO Update guest columnist Scott Robinson examines the key concepts of database re-engineering and functional integration.

Time To Make The 'Enterprise' Transition?


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Scott Robinson

| CIO Insights Article Published April 23, 2004
With so much of the IT world still working towards the Holy Grail of distributed systems and architectures, it is imperative to first understand just what it is your trying to accomplish, writes CIO Update guest columnist Scott Robinson, in this first installment of the three-part series, Enterprise IT Alignment.