Mark Morley

We are just a few weeks away from Enterprise World, OpenText’s premier conference for customers and partners from around the world. This year’s conference will take place at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Now there are many reasons why we think you should attend this event but if […]

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Mark Morley

Earlier this year many North American based companies were filing their conflict minerals reports for the first time. The Dodd-Frank Conflict Minerals Law was introduced to help understand the source of conflict minerals across global supply chains, primarily in the high tech, automotive and CPG manufacturing sectors. This is an area that I have blogged about before, click here […]

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Mark Morley

In my last blog entry I discussed my own adoption of ‘digital’ technology over the years and how digital was currently going through another renaissance. However compared to the 1980’s when the adoption of digital technology was consumer driven, today it is the business world that is embracing digital.  Before I discuss the future of […]

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Mark Morley

At the beginning of each year I tend to spend a lot of time reviewing key technology trends identified by various IT press and industry analysts. These are the technology trends that  will impact consumers and businesses for the next twelve months. One of the key trends at the moment is the ‘digital business’ and […]

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Mark Morley

In an earlier blog post I described how future business environments will be more tightly integrated with information flowing from EIM, B2B and IoT based platforms. I outlined how information can be broadly split into structured and unstructured information flows and for this blog entry I just wanted to expand on some of those initial […]

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Mark Morley

It has been 18 months since I first discussed how Japanese companies were taking a keen interest in moving to cloud based B2B services. In that particular blog entry I highlighted five reasons why Japanese companies were considering a move to cloud based B2B platforms. I wanted to take the opportunity to revisit each of […]

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Mark Morley

This is my first blog writing for OpenText. OpenText I hear you say, have you changed companies?, well yes, GXS was acquired by OpenText on 16th January. Now you can read about the acquisition HERE and I don’t really need to cover this in any more detail but I am very positive for the future. Not […]

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Mark Morley

As we reach the end of 2013 I thought it would be a good time to review the top ten most popular blogs from Driving B2B for the year.  My colleague Patty Hines posted her top ten list yesterday and as an industry marketing team here at GXS, our blogs help to develop thought leadership on key industry trends. The Top […]

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Mark Morley

Over the past few months CIOs and executives around the world have been trying to embrace a new set of IT related buzzwords, namely The Internet of Things (IoT), The Internet of Everything and the Industrial Internet. All three terms are essentially used to describe machine to machine (M2M) connectivity across the internet.  The IoT […]

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Mark Morley

Today is an important day for Apple, the new iPhone 5S and 5C goes on sale around the world.  The iPhone has gained quite a following over the years, how else would you explain potential buyers queuing outside their local Apple store three days before the pair of new iPhones were due to go on sale! Earlier […]

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Steve Keifer

What does “easy to do business with” mean?  It means – Are you able to do business with your customer in the way they prefer?  Can they order from you however and whenever they prefer?  Can you ship to them wherever and however they prefer?  Can they pay you however and whenever they prefer? 

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Mark Morley

Over the last six months the ‘3D printing’ industry has received significant coverage in the global media, commonly being described as the ‘the next big technology to hit the consumer market’. However this is not new technology, when I was studying at Cranfield University in 1992, a couple of PhD students were just starting their own […]

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Mark Morley

When I was growing up I had no end of boy’s toys, Meccano for testing my engineering skills, Airfix kits for testing my patience with assembling intricate model aircraft and ships, Scalextric to hone my racing skills and then there was my Hornby model railway layout. I somehow persuaded my grandfather to convert the loft space in […]

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Mark Morley

Over the past few years GXS has sponsored a number of research studies conducted by prominent analyst and educational establishments. Our first study with Stanford University’s Global Supply Chain Management Forum was launched in 2007 and since then GXS has released studies discussing  Total Cost of Ownership (TCO), ERP/B2B Integration and Customer Centric Supply Chains.  The latest study […]

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Mark Morley

Today’s automotive industry can be broadly split into three categories of vehicle – budget, volume and premium. ‘Build to stock’ production for the volume car producers has been the mainstay of the industry for many years.  However flat growth in Europe combined with increased consumer wealth in emerging markets is changing the face of global […]

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