Maurice Bokhart

Maurice Bokhart

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Why are you spending my money?

Maurice Bokhart

The following article came to me this morning via LinkedIn and I found it to be extremely interesting – and applicable to our clients. Whether you work for an IT firm (like me), or you are in charge of IT at a client, there is a noticeable and very detectable change that is taking place internationally as to perceptions and roles in regards to the IT function. I think it is especially interesting to note that “non-IT personnel will be deciding where to spend more of the technology budget – than personnel in the IT department”.

Research: The devalued future of IT in a marketing world.

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Topics: IT Services, Reduce Costs

Should I try to CONTROL the Uncontrollable?

Maurice Bokhart

Financial management professionals are given job titles such as “Controller” – yet when I talk to these people – their #1 complaint is that things are “out of control” in their organizations.

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Topics: Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics

I see you. Let's Talk Transparency.

Maurice Bokhart

Transparency has become a hot topic for all of our clients “Not for Profit” and “For Profit” alike. But, what exactly is “transparency”? The definition of transparent from Merriam Webster online is: “Characterized by visibility or accessibility of information especially concerning business practices”.

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Topics: Microsoft Dynamics GP

How to Spend Money

Maurice Bokhart

With a title like that, many of you are likely thinking that I will be authoring a biographical article about my wife. However, that is not the case. What I would like to discuss are some different “styles” of spending specifically related to IT Hardware and Software.

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Topics: Business Consulting/Strategy

I Can't Do It. It's Just Too Scary.

Maurice Bokhart

Being a CFO, I spend a fair amount of time thinking about “Risk”. Most people that I interact with think about the “risk” involved in doing something – for example, if I purchase this new machine – will it be a wise investment – or do I risk it being a waste of money? Today I would like to talk about the “risk” involved in “not doing something” rather than doing something.

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Topics: Microsoft Dynamics GP