All Posts From September, 2017
ASUG Ohio – “You like me, you really like me” (in my best Sally voice)
Let me start out by saying again that ASUG stands out on top for me as one of the most well prepared professional organizations. I can’t even describe how easy they make it for their presenters and booth vendors. It doesn’t matter what location, vendor or chapter… they do such a great job.
Original Software are delighted to announce their sponsorship of the Basingstoke Town FC First Team for the 2017/18 season. Original Software are headquartered in Basingstoke so this was a great opportunity to support their local football club at this exciting time in our history, as they complete the transition to a community owned club.
The club compete at the seventh tier of English football with a dynamic squad under the leadership of their manager, Terry Brown.
On a recent training engagement with one of our customers, as is often the case, there were a selection of people with different abilities and experience who wanted to learn automation. On this specific course several of the people were automation engineers with lots of experience of coding a solution and the rest were business people with no automation knowledge.
My thoughts were that it would be easy to train the engineers but I would have to put more effort in to the business people and initially this was the case.
I’m glad to see that digital transformation is finally driving this move to more strategic partnering with outsourcers, and all I can say is that it’s about time! I also think the factory model isn’t going anywhere… it has its place in the industry. But,
if you really want to move forward, strategic partnerships have been and will always be the key to success in outsourcing.