2014 ERP Writers' Awards: Winners Announced

The winners of the 2014 ERP Software Writers’ Awards have been announced. Over the past two weeks, we have been asking you - the ERP community - to nominate your favourite writers, articles and blogs. From your nominations, our expert panel of judges have selected their winners in each of the four categories.

Best Writer

The award for Best Writer recognizes the individual who has contributed the most valuable content to the ERP community this year.

Winner

Jon Reed - Co-Founder, diginomica.com
Example Work: Does the Enterprise Really Need a Consumer Grade UI?

2nd Place

Cindy Jutras - President at Mint Jutras & enterprise software blogger
Example Work: Workday: Is it ERP or Not? Does it Matter?

3rd Place (Joint)

Frank Scavo - President at Strativa & blogger at The Enterprise System Spectator
Example Work: Fighting Complexity: Can SAP Run Simple?

Mark Canes - President & CEO, Blue Link
Example Work: Are Unconscious Biases Preventing Your Company from Making the Right Decisions?

Also Nominated

David McAughtrie - Digital Content Manager, UNIT4 UK
Example Work: Five legacy ERP pains that drain your coffers and how to stop them

Eric Kimberling - Managing Partner, Panorama Consulting Solutions
Example Work: Top 10 Predictions for the ERP Software Industry in 2015

Best Article

The award for Best Article highlights the finest piece of written content covering the ERP market this year.

Winner

Does the Enterprise Really Need a Consumer Grade UI? by Jon Reed

2nd Place

The Cloud Wins It All: A Post-OpenWorld View of Oracle and ERP by Brian Sommer

3rd Place

Fighting Complexity: Can SAP Run Simple? by Frank Scavo

Also Nominated

Managing Information With Chemical ERP Software by Process Pro ERP Blog

Businesses Small and Large - ERP Will Transform Your Operation by Distribution One Blog

2014 Trends in ERP Converge (available to download) by Cindy Jutras

Are Unconscious Biases Preventing Your Company from Making the Right Decisions? by Mark Canes

Best Independent ERP Blog

The award for Best Independent Blog acknowledges the most interesting and insightful blog - blogs in this category must have no affiliation with ERP software products.

Winner

The Enterprise System Spectator (Frank Scavo)

2nd Place

Mint Jutras Blog (Cindy Jutras)

3rd Place (Joint)

ERP The Right Way! (Brett Beaubouef)

Spec-Tech-u-lar (Gene Hammons)

Also Nominated

Dynamics NAV Financials (Kerry Rosvold)

Best Vendor Blog

The award for Best Vendor Blog recognizes the most informative and insightful blog written by an ERP software vendor.

Winner

Deltek UK Blog (Deltek)

2nd Place

IFS World Blog (IFS)

3rd Place

abas ERP Blog (abas ERP)

Also Nominated

Sage ERP Blog (Sage)

ArcherPoint Blog (Archer Point)

Process Pro ERP Blog (Process Pro)

Unit 4 Software Blog (UNIT4)

The Mark of Canes (Blue Link)

Godlan Blog (Godlan)

Thank you to everyone who has contributed to the awards and congratulations to this year's winners from everyone at ERP Focus.

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Richard Jefferson

About the author…

Co-ordinator of the ERP Software Writers' Awards. Richard routinely finds himself providing editorial assistance for ERP Focus articles amongst content editing for other publications.

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Richard Jefferson