SAPPHIRE NOW 2018 – ASUG Annual Conference

As I prep for the SAPPHIRE NOW - ASUG Annual Conference next month in Orlando, FL, all I can think after this cold and snowy spring in Minneapolis is thank goodness it is somewhere warm! June 5–7, 2018 I am co-presenting this year with Georg Fischer, Chief Product Manager, SAP SE in the Can Organizational Change Ever Be Easy? [...]

By | 2018-05-03T12:36:33+00:00 May 8th, 2018|

A Culture of Growth

People are looking for new ideas.  Metropolitan areas want to create jobs and stimulate growth; companies are looking for new sources of profit and value; and individuals are taking matters into their own hands by starting their own businesses.  Quickly scanning the search results on Google for innovation, I found numerous examples of people that [...]

By | 2018-01-31T17:41:07+00:00 February 21st, 2017|

TATC Ep 14 – Questions To Spark Innovation

Episode Summary On today’s episode of Thriving at the Crossroads, we have a couple of mini interviews to find out what is it that you should ask to ask yourself, or others, to spark innovation? Scott Jancy and Paul Modderman share what question they ask, and I also share mine at the end. Spark creativity and innovation [...]

By | 2018-01-31T17:41:07+00:00 February 13th, 2017|

Per Angusta solves the procurement innovation puzzle- Interview with Pierre Lapree

Welcome to Thriving at the Crossroads Episode 11.   On today’s episode I am pleased to welcome Pierre Lapree from Per Angusta.  Per Angusta is a procurement start-up based in Lyon, France.  This is the first start-up from France I’ve had the opportunity to interview.  Pierre, tell me about the business problem Per Angusta [...]

By | 2018-01-31T17:41:08+00:00 January 16th, 2017|

How I’ll help you innovate in 2017

“Technology is an agent of empowerment, not an antagonistic nuisance that must be adopted just because everyone else is doing it, with no real merit of itself.” Simona Pop, InstaSupply: In Business Relationships, It’s All About H2H (Human to Human) As a pragmatic learner, Simona’s comments resonate with me.  I’ve never been someone [...]

By | 2018-01-31T17:41:08+00:00 January 9th, 2017|