In 1969, the largest computer company in the world at that time, IBM, decided to unbundle its software from its hardware. This opened up the world to a new business – the independent software vendor – and led to partnering between different vendors. By the 1990s, many IT companies were establishing formal partner or alliances teams to ensure that the partnerships they entered into [...]
Vice President Alliances at SYSPRO USA
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Sanjay Ejantkar is the Vice President of Alliances at SYSPRO USA. Sanjay has spent over 20 years in the ERP technology space in multiple roles including sales, marketing, product marketing, and product delivery. Within his current role he is responsible for identifying providers, securing commercial agreements and overseeing the promotion of third-party products into the SYSPRO ecosystem. He also works closely with internal stakeholders, and members of the Business Development and Partnering teams to ensure that operations are aligned with SYSPRO’s overall corporate strategy.
Blogs by Sanjay
The software industry loves TLAs (three-letter acronyms) so we are liable to talk about certain partners as ISVs (independent software vendors). An ISV makes software that is compatible with the ERP system you use. They deliver solutions that provide additional functionality to enhance the ERP system. These solutions may be related to a specific industry (e.g., bakeries), function (e.g., quality reporting) or technological need (e.g., [...]
Far too often “trend reports” in an industry are all about trends that only the largest companies can implement and take advantage of. The Fortune 500 has the resources to fill in the gaps that might not be apparent when innovative technologies and processes are first rolled out. This affects everyone else in the industry and adoption is initially slow due to the high [...]
Digitization is one of the most important business trends of recent years, but how exactly can digital transformation improve your business? If you’ve been running a business anywhere in the world over the last few years, you’ll have undoubtedly heard multiple references to digital transformation. You may already have begun to digitize aspects of your enterprise. (more…)