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July 05, 2017
A survey from Rimini Street says that almost 90% of SAP users have no plans for an S/4HANA migration, in part due to satisfaction with their existing SAP ERP.
May 31, 2017
Jack Link's Beef Jerky went with a hosted deployment on SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud when upgrading SAP ECC to HANA. Here are some lessons on how to thrive in a hosted environment.
November 09, 2016
SAP HANA 2 includes enhancements for cloud microservices, data warehousing, support for agile IT development; SAP partners with European Space Agency for geospatial analytics.
October 31, 2016
SAP S/4HANA 1610 upgrade has new supply chain capabilities, focuses on ease of use with SAP Fiori 2.0, and includes industry-specific functions for retail and oil and gas.
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When it comes to SAP Integrated Business Planning, it's important to consider which methodology most closely matches the scope of the SAP IBP implementation. Continue Reading
SAP ERP Central Component (SAP ECC) is the umbrella term for SAP's functional and technical software components that compose its ERP system. Continue Reading
Continuing to use existing ERP systems and enlisting ERP services support are just two key areas that CIOs must focus on after a company is acquired. Here's more. Continue Reading
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While an in-place upgrade from SAP Process Integration to SAP Process Orchestration is possible, companies are often opting for side-by-side migration from PI to PO. Continue Reading
Historically, SAP Process Integration was the first choice for joining SAP and non-SAP systems. Things are changing, however, and you'll want to know how and why. Here's a look. Continue Reading
The Sourcing component in SAP Supplier Relationship Management is meant to offer end-to-end procurement for globalized and complex procurement processes. Here's what to know. Continue Reading
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Unlike the Agile approach of project management with its shorter timelines, the Waterfall approach of project management for SAP ECC takes a longer approach to ensure success. Continue Reading
SAP Supplier Relationship Management-Master Data Management Catalog can help simplify cataloging tasks required to excel in today's complicated supply chains. Here's a look. Continue Reading
Using available planning tools in SAP SCM and taking on a demand-driven mindset will help companies more adequately address modern customers' demands. Here's a look. Continue Reading
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Setting up demand-driven metrics and using analytics to monitor them can provide benefits such as helping to reduce working capital commitments and improving service levels. Continue Reading
Reducing the bullwhip effect requires a fundamental and strategic shift from supply-focused materials planning to demand-focused materials replenishment. Continue Reading
When ERP implementations are rushed, system issues are likely to arise in multiple areas. Here's how to do damage control and avoid a full-on failure. Continue Reading