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Frank Buytendijk

Frank Buytendijk

Vice President and Fellow, Enterprise Performance Management at Oracle

United States | Finance

Gartner Symposium, Andy Kyte on Application Overhaul

Posted almost 11 years ago, 0 comments
Andy started by describing the current state of things. He pointed out that today’s core applications do things they weren’t designed to do. That despite all the application consolidation having been done, and budget cuts, there is still a bloated IT portfolio, fitting together in an “accidental architecture”. As Andy said: “please don’t tell me that how your IT landscape looks like, is by design”.

Harvard Business Review case study

Posted about 11 years ago, 0 comments
I’ve just learned that a paper that was written by Pietro Micheli (Cranfield U), Toby Hatch (Oracle) and myself is now available as a case study on You can find it here.

New Book Teaches Business Executives How to Turn an Unknown into an Advantage

Posted about 11 years ago, 89 comments
My latest book has just come out, I’ve been writing about it before in this blog. Here’s my best short description of it…

Making BI A Profitable Activity

Posted about 11 years ago, 1 comment
Sometimes, the business case for BI can be overwhelmingly clear: BI can contribute to the top line by itself, by treating it as a product or service for customers. Take a look at this videoblog to find out how.

What Keeps The CIO Awake At Night

Posted over 11 years ago, 1 comment
In this videoblog I discuss some work that a colleague of mine, Toby Hatch, did. Her analysis of a CIO Survey revealed interesting conclusions… Look at the videoblog.