Legislative patching case study: Making Tax Digital

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What is Making Tax Digital? Making Tax Digital (MTD) is a UK government initiative with the aim of making tax administration more effective, efficient and easier for taxpayers. It requires that any VAT-registered business with a taxable turnover above the threshold (£85,000) will need to keep tax records digitally and use software to submit their VAT returns for VAT periods … Read More

Three tactics Oracle will use to force you into their Cloud

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Everyone is talking about Cloud at the moment, especially major ERP providers Oracle and SAP, who are doing everything they can to win the Cloud war. This is important because both Oracle and SAP are putting their customers on a deadline to upgrade to their Cloud products and repeating the same mantra to their customers of ‘move now or lose … Read More

The Dirty Tricks They Play: Oracle’s Disappearing SLAs

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SLAs are an established (and essential) component of any business-to-business relationship. Organisations rely on the SLAs offered by their ERP provider in particular, because these systems are so critical to daily operations. Unfortunately, the support SLAs offered by Oracle aren’t quite what they seem. In this series, we’re taking a look at some of the most common dirty tricks used … Read More

The Dirty Tricks They Play: Oracle’s Forced Paid Upgrades

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When it comes to IT solutions, there’s a tendency to assume that newer equals better. After all, the latest iPhone always outperforms its predecessor. Laptops and desktop PCs undeniably get a bit “tired” after a few years, and need replacing. Even printers and fax machines need to be replaced from time to time. But ERP systems aren’t like mobile phones. … Read More