At Inforum 2012 in London, Dennis caught up with Infor CEO Charles Phillips to get a view on Infor’s direction and find out why Infor anticipates the end of “monolithic suites.” Phillips explains Infor’s approach to a loosely coupled architecture and why Infor is taking a different, “contextual” approach to social. Infor’s micro-vertical play and mobile strategy are also covered.

Show Notes

:38 The end of “monolithic suites”

1:50 Infor and micro-verticals

3:30 “We don’t do big waterfall development anymore”

4:55 “Social must be embedded inside the app”

6:05 Managing the relationship between man and machine

7:15 Minimizing the need for configuration with pre-built profiles

8:15 Infor’s mobile outlook

Bonus coverage: Dennis also filmed a discussion with Infor customer Reynolds Catering Supplies about the challenges of customer intimacy and the difficulties of sensor technology: