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SAP and Enterprise Trends Podcasts from Jon Reed (@jonerp) of diginomica.com

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Free spirited, old school podcasts on all things enterprise with Jon Reed of diginomica.com, along with troublemakers and/or special guests. This feed includes live recordings from the road, as well as interviews for diginomica.com and debates on the future of the enterprise. Frequent topics include the impact of cloud, mobile, in-memory (including HANA), and analytics on the enterprise - but with an eye towards customer realities and genuine skills needs. Guests are free to call BS on Jon, and each other - a dash of enterprise humor is always welcome.

Free spirited, old school podcasts on all things enterprise with Jon Reed of diginomica.com, along with troublemakers and/or special guests. This feed includes live recordings from the road, as well as interviews for diginomica.com and debates on the future of the enterprise. Frequent topics include the impact of cloud, mobile, in-memory (including HANA), and analytics on the enterprise - but with an eye towards customer realities and genuine skills needs. Guests are free to call BS on Jon, and each other - a dash of enterprise humor is always welcome.

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United States

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Free spirited, old school podcasts on all things enterprise with Jon Reed of diginomica.com, along with troublemakers and/or special guests. This feed includes live recordings from the road, as well as interviews for diginomica.com and debates on the future of the enterprise. Frequent topics include the impact of cloud, mobile, in-memory (including HANA), and analytics on the enterprise - but with an eye towards customer realities and genuine skills needs. Guests are free to call BS on Jon, and each other - a dash of enterprise humor is always welcome.

Language:

English


Episodes

Live countdown chat - top five enterprise project mistakes and tips, with Sommer and Wieberneit

12/21/2020
The audience peppered Jon with questions on this edition of Enterprise hits and misses radio, his last show of the year - as he count down the worst project mistakes and shares the use case methodology he uses on diginomica. SHOW DISRUPTION: about 30 minutes in, Jon is joined by Brian Sommer and then Thomas Wieberneit. These practitioners also share their top enterprise software project lessons and mistakes, while fielding questions and acerbic commentary from the likes of Den Howlett, Mark...

Duration:01:37:58

Enterprise IoT projects and misconceptions - a free for all chat with Mrinal Wadhwa

12/13/2020
Next up on the Enterprise hits and misses video show, we'll countdown top IoT project misconceptions and project lessons with Mrinal Wadhwa, CTO and Head of Product, Ockam.io. You'll be able to pepper Mrinal with questions as we go, as many of you know he is always bringing new ideas and important takes. (This is the audio replay of the show, you can see the video replay at youtube.com/jonathanwreed).

Duration:01:22:45

AI, next-gen projects, leadership and more - with Vijay Vijayasankar

12/13/2020
Join our Enterprise hits and misses video show - a free-for-all, participatory chat and countdown with Vijay Vijayasankar. We'll countdown his favorite all time blog posts and we'll mock the worst predictions for 2021. (This is the audio replay of the show, you can see the video replay at youtube.com/jonathanwreed).

Duration:01:30:54

HR tech blowout - overhyped buzzwords vs better projects - with Brian Sommer

11/22/2020
Brian Sommer makes his triumphant return to Enterprise hits and misses radio, as we count down overhyped HR tech buzzwords and field audience questions on HR projects and the future of work. Note: you can see the video version of this at youtube.com/jonathanwreed.

Duration:01:10:39

Talking CX problems and projects - with Nicole France

11/22/2020
Let's hear Nicole's take on successful CX projects - and the buzzwords she hates. In this edition of Enterprise Hits and Misses radio, Jon also unveils a new format he'll use frequently - the whiffs and picks countdown. Plenty of audience questions factor into this one. Note: you can see the video version of this at youtube.com/jonathanwreed

Duration:01:07:37

Jon Reed - enterprise AMA on AI skills impact - career success strategies amidst adversity

11/22/2020
Let's do a Friday free-for-all on skills development, especially the impact of AI and automation. Jon fields all your questions in the hot seat and share highlights of his prior thinking and research.

Duration:01:12:17

Enterprise hits and misses radio reboot - talking the art of video with Brent Leary

11/22/2020
In Jon's video and podcast reboot, he talks to the man partially responsible. Brent Leary is a trailblazer in enterprise video and a driving force behind CRM Playaz. How does he pull off large scale events? Interactive chats? Let's chat him up..

Duration:00:34:06

The new rules of ERP - and virtual events. A wake-up call with Brian Sommer

5/25/2020
In this thirty-minute podcast, Jon and Brian triumph over their last podcast's sound quality and compare notes on the new rules of enterprise software. Brian warns ERP vendors of the pitfalls of squeezing revenue with hardball tactics. Jon shares enterprise weaknesses on integration that could come back to haunt cloud-happy vendors. The guys grill vendors on their subpar virtual events, but also share success stories from vendors that are delivering for customers.

Duration:00:33:08

How should enterprises respond to disrupted markets? IT spending data in the Coronavirus era

5/9/2020
During this 15 minute podcast, Jon Reed is rejoined by podcast compadre Brian Sommer to hash out early IT spending data and first reactions to the economic impact of COVID-19. The guys talk about comparisons with past recessions, and how CFOS and CIOs are likely to respond. Fresh IT spending data from TrustRadius is considered, along with industry impacts. Note - given that the recording quality of this Zoom session was not ideal, we've cut kept this podcast to 15 minutes, but may release...

Duration:00:15:22

Solving the problem of IoT security - Ockam's open source IoT community challenge, with Mrinal Wadhwa

2/9/2020
The vexing problem of IoT security is slowing IoT adoption and creating waves of sensational headlines, from insecure smart homes to industrial IoT concerns. Mrinal Wadhwa and his team at Ockam has an ambitious plan to address this, but how? Via open source for one. As a follow up to last year's dignomica podcast with Ockam and Den Howlett, this new podcast shares how Wadhwa's thinking has evolved. In a nutshell: "Decoupling the secure channel protocol from the transport layer protocols...

Duration:00:57:13

NRF 2020 "Big Show" part two - retail’s highs, lows, and upstarts to watch

1/26/2020
Continuing with their NRF 2020 on-site retail review, Jake Knowles of BJSS and Jon Reed of diginomica.com share their show highs and lows. They also talk about some retail upstarts to watch - and how some of the less glamorous innovations in logistical areas like last-mile delivery could prove crucial as retailers try to differentiate against Amazon. Jon talks about his debate with the CEO of Happy or Not, and Knowles weighs in on the missing link in Retail CX - the happy and empowered store...

Duration:00:20:04

NRF 2020 retail review - separating the use cases from tech hype with Jake Knowles of BJSS

1/19/2020
Live from NRF 2020, Jake Knowles of BJSS makes his debut on Jon's diginomica podcast with part one of their review of NRF's "Big Show." The guys hit on the big questions of the show, including retailers' determination make their storefronts and competitive edge again. They react to some key retail stats from Salesforce, Adobe and others on the surge of mobile commerce and BOPIS (buy online, pick up in store). Knowles shares the high points from his moderated panel with four global retailers...

Duration:00:21:00

Revenue recognition in focus - progress and obstacles with Kent Bettisworth

12/8/2019
After their prior podcast from Controlling 2019 on Robotic Process Automation (RPA), Jon and Kent Bettisworth move into his views on revenue recognition. How much progress have SAP/ERP customers made? What are the obstacles still ahead? They also discuss the latest regulatory timelines, and how SAP customers are approaching RAR (SAP's revenue recognition functionality). The guys hash out what Kent learned on the ground at this year's show. Before wrapping, they also discuss the degree of...

Duration:00:18:54

Debating enterprise blockchains at #CCE19 - use cases and criticism with Steve Wilson

11/17/2019
Picking up after their podcast on the future of identity, Jon gets into blockchain with noted enterprise blockchain critic Steve Wilson. Live from Constellation Connected Enterprise 2019, Jon and Steve talk about the peak of blockchain hype in 2016, and how his views have evolved since his notorious 2016 post, Blockchain: almost everything you read is wrong. The guys cover the issues with enterprise blockchains, from industry use cases to immutability to the viability of consensus. Jon also...

Duration:00:34:02

Forget data-driven - we must be insight driven. Tricia Wang deconstructs big data and CX at #CCE2019

11/12/2019
After several years of misadventures, Jon finally gets Tricia Wang of Sudden Compass in the podcast hot seat at Constellation Connected Enterprise 2019. After hitting on show highlights, the two dive into Wang's outspoken views on the failure of big data, the profound limitations of quantifiable data, and why an ethnographic pursuit of data is the missing link. Wang and Reed turns their attention to the overhyped CX market, hitting on the problematic gap between being "data-driven" and...

Duration:00:39:07

Grappling with identity management in the era of data brokers - a #CCE19 podcast with Constellation's Steve Wilson

11/10/2019
In the first of his two part podcast series with Constellation's Steve Wilson, Jon asks Steve to explain the thinking behind his provocative blog post, Identity is dead. That leads into a discussion of the problem of regulating data brokers, and the ongoing issue with identity management in the enterprise. Steve critiques new approaches, including facial recognition. This discussion sets up a soon-to-be-released part two, on Steve's skeptical take on enterprise blockchains. At Steve says,...

Duration:00:21:52

The convergence of auditing and… RPA? Kent Bettisworth’s view from SAP Controlling 2019

10/11/2019
Live from Controlling 2019, Jon talks with Kent Bettisworth, expert SAP consultant, about the research he's done into the relevance of robotic process automation (RPA) for auditors. Kent explains the RPA use cases that are emerging, but also the risk and downsides of RPA, and the problem auditors have with "black boxes." This topic is relevant to RPA or AI/ML projects who must also get past the risk/compliance/security threshold of the auditing team. Kent grounded his research in SAP's...

Duration:00:23:41

SAP IT - business alignment in a cloud world - with Barb Rojas of the Discovery Channel

10/9/2019
After her customer keynote at SAP Controlling 2019, Barb Rojas of the Discovery Channel gives listeners her view on IT - business alignment in the cloud era. How do you balance business enthusiasm for cloud with proper governance? How do you drive/support business change in an SAP environment? Jon also asks Barb about how her Discovery Communications teams approaches robotic process automation, as well as Tier 2 ERP during Discovery's global expansions. They also take analytics challenges as...

Duration:00:20:15

Serving the modern buyer, part two - how do we reduce troubled projects and buying complexity?

7/29/2019
In part two of their talk on the dilemmas of the modern enterprise buyer, Jon Reed and Hank Barnes of Gartner dive right into Barnes' latest research on reaching enterprise buyers, and the strengths and flaws of reaching buyers with content. Other surprising Gartner data is discussed, including the surprising role of vendor responsiveness and why that is overlooked. The guys also hit on peer reviews and the problem of attempting to game buyers with positive reviews. The conversation is...

Duration:00:23:55

Hashing the dilemmas of the modern enterprise buyer, part 1 - with Hank Barnes of Gartner

7/7/2019
In part one of his first-ever podcast with Hank Barnes of Gartner, Reed and Barnes revisit their multi-year dialogue on the dilemmas of the modern enterprise buyer. Barnes has fresh research on modern buyers, including unsettling updates on project failures and buyer complacency. He also has fresh buzzwords for Jon to call out and break down, including "continuous buying" and "continuous customer behaviors." The guys also debate just how informed the modern buyer is, with Barnes landing on...

Duration:00:25:33