About DX4 Research

DX4 is an independent research and advisory firm that specializes in core business applications and digital transformation. We provide deep domain expertise in ERP, SCM, data analytics, and the emerging technologies that are transforming the way we do business.  DX4 offers expert guidance to help you make strategic software investments and achieve competitive advantage.


Jim Kofalt is the founder of DX4 research.  He is a software technology expert with over 20 years in the enterprise software space.  Jim has served as a product manager at Microsoft and SAP, and worked in SAP’s channel business for 16 years.  He has spoken at numerous industry events and written for technology publications.  Jim attended Georgetown University and got his MBA from Syracuse’s Whitman School of Management.  He currently lives in Wilton, New Hampshire.

“You can’t delegate digital transformation for your company… You and your executives have to own it! Executives need to engage, embrace and adopt new ways of working with the latest and emerging technologies.” 

—Barry Ross, CEO & co-founder of Ross & Ross International




  • Jim Kofalt has spent over two decades working with ERP and CRM software for companies of all sizes. He spent 16 years at SAP working with SME business applications. Prior to that, he was a product manager for integration technology at Microsoft's Business Solutions division and has managed numerous ERP implementations. He operates a consulting business specializing in business IT. He has a bachelor's from Georgetown University and an MBA from Syracuse University's Whitman School of Management.