Hybrid has become the definitive word of the modern organisation. Hybrid working, hybrid workloads, hybrid cloud. It is a blend of the on-premises and public cloud that’s most prolific today, driven largely by the ubiquity and control that this hybrid cloud delivers. Hybrid cloud solutions can cut costs, increase scale, add flex to unpredictable workloads
Tim Watkins – 14/11/2022 Background As a result of the recent Covid-19 pandemic and changing work practices, many users need access to SAP systems from remote locations (such as homes, hotels, coffee shops and such). As a result, SAP customers have realised the need to facilitate access to corporate systems from outside the corporate network.
Finding the right skills at the right time is a skillset on its own It’s a big project and it needs specialised engineering skills. It’s a complex digital transformation initiative and it needs software expertise. It’s a comprehensive integration and it needs talent that understands the intricacies of digital and digitisation. These are not unusual
Resilience shapes sustainable success Resilience. This has become one of the definitive words of the 2020s. The word that describes the organisation capable of bouncing back after a hack. That captures the efficiency of a company capable of remaining online during a pandemic. And that shapes sustainable success in a mercurial and uncertain operating environment.
Outsourcing the problem Resilience has become the buzzword for the modern business. It is, as McKinsey points out, the ‘critical prerequisite for corporate performance’. It is also what underpins the organisation’s ability to bounce back from black swan events, unexpected political upheaval and yet another round of uncertainty brought on by the unexpected and unplanned.
2022/07/21 – By Tim Watkins. In this blog post I will discuss and demonstrate the configuration of Google G-suite IDP Single sign-on with an SAP Fiori Launchpad on-premise system running S/4HANA 1909 or higher. As I could not find a similar guide with this combination (most include Azure as an Identity Provider with SAP), I
The digital skills gap is an expensive problem. According to a report by Korn Ferry, the talent shortage is a $8.5 trillion problem with 85 million jobs unfilled because skilled people are missing in action. The 2022 Deloitte CEO survey also highlighted talent and skill gaps as a key issue that will very likely impact
Legacy enterprise resource planning (ERP) investments often don’t deliver on their promised premise. In fact, Forrester believes that the real value of ERP can only be found in building digital operations platforms that that allow for increased agility, the use of artificial intelligence (AI), and that fully leverage the value of experience, insights and data.
McKinsey summed up one of the biggest problems that has plagued the enterprise resource planning (ERP) system implementation – no clear return on business value. This is not a small problem. The cost of implementing an ERP technology platform can be high and it brings with it complexity and customisation expectations that take time to
Five signs your business has outgrown its legacy ERP A well-integrated, high-functioning enterprise resource platform (ERP) will provide decision-makers with connected insights throughout the organisation by bringing together information from across the critical silos of human resources (HR), distribution, sales, marketing finance, and more. It has also become a competitive differentiator. At a time when