Stories by Stephen Forbes

Capital expenditure

Dot-com crash or not, e-commerce is coming to all companies, big and small, with its promise of riches and business-changing possibilities. For those looking to update their financial software to cope with the demands of e-commerce, it may be a scary prospect -- and a tough decision. Can an application service provider help?

The case against ASPs

The director of the Great Plains unit within Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, Russell Weaver, believes the ASP model is not such a cost-effective option.