Tagged in: Charles Phillips

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Getting Down and Dirty with Charles Phillips

Charles Phillips Infor CEO has affairs with many different companies, some of which could be seen as competition. For instance, his cloud provider is Amazon Web Services (AWS) instead of his own. He may also start a deal for HANA with his largest competitor – SAP. Since he joined Infor, he has completely transformed it, and it seems that there is no stopping him. Phillips is a man with experience. He has been everywhere: the U.S. Air Force, the U.S. Marine Corps, Wall Street, Morgan Stanley, Read more [...]
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Infor, Charles Phillips and Software as a Service

Since Charles Phillips became CEO of Infor, it has grown to a reported 2,750 SaaS (Software as a Service) customers. Of these, at least 1,600 have converted their licensed software applications to cloud application instead. They have done this through the UpgradeX program, which Charles Phillips has spearheaded. According to Infor, the statistics on the health of the company are incredibly good. They have reported that, of the 2,750 customers: 25% use ERP, which are mission critical financial Read more [...]
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The Different Levels of Leadership

Leadership is a very difficult to define concept. So difficult, in fact, that there are many self-professed ‘gurus’ who have written thousands of books on the subject, and made millions. Each of these has a completely different concept on what leadership is, how someone can become a leader, what personality traits they must have, and more. One thing that they do seem to agree on, however, is that there five levels of leadership, and that leadership is about influencing people. Navigating the Read more [...]
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Charles Phillips Now Competing Directly With Former Employer

Charles Phillips became known all around the world when he became an Oracle executive. His moves were analyzed and did bring a huge company growth during his time at Oracle. Now Charles Phillips role as CEO of Infor steps in to compete exactly with Oracle. Infor, commonly referred to as the “biggest enterprise software company you’ve never heard of”, is gaining ground at a really fast pace, although we cannot actually say that it is a true competitor for Oracle. What is really interesting Read more [...]