October 30, 2020

New article about Datablist vision

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A lot of people engaged with me following the announcement post published last month. I liked all the discussions I had. Some feedbacks were about the difference between Datablist and an ERP. The more I thought about it, the more I realised Datablist had indeed similarities with ERP. Datablist is not an ERP, but it add two features over the new best of breed approach that is now replacing ERPs in organization:

  • A centralized data space
  • A platform to build custom internal applications

I decided to write an article to deep dive in the future of enterprise software. The article is available here:
https://www.datablist.com/blog/where-is-enterprise-software-heading

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