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Chart the course of your SAP S/4HANA migration with an impact assessment

According to the 2018 IBM Global C-suite Study, the rules around disruption have changed. In years past, startups and industry newcomers were typically considered the driving force behind innovation. Now, by taking advantage of their ecosystem advantages and reinventing their digital infrastructures, industry incumbents are increasingly moving into the leading role. In fact, 72 percent […]

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Three things I learned from clients in 2017 about digital transformation

I started 2018 thinking about resolutions and goals, and reflecting on the prior year; the things I want to accomplish in the New Year, both personally and professionally, and what I learned in 2017. It was only six months ago that I stepped into my role leading the IBM Global Next Gen Enterprise Cloud Applications […]

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Debunking the myth of modernization

As adoption of cloud, analytics and AI accelerate, new business strategies are emerging, new processes are being implemented, and new methods of engagement are being introduced. Yes, it’s a time of monumental transformation. Leaders are reshaping their organizations to appeal to rapidly evolving customer needs and expectations and to create competitive advantage. But is this […]

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What if you could keep track of customer preferences at the city and neighborhood level or better yet predict them?

When the Brewers are playing in Milwaukee, beer starts flying off the shelves. When the Doo-Dah parade marches in Columbus, Ohio, water pistols suddenly surge. And when the Blue Angels fly over Seattle, sales of sunglasses soar. Each of these local events has a profound impact on the behaviors of the people who live there. […]

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Attack of the acronyms

Attack of the acronyms! SAP, HANA, ERP, IoT and what they mean for your business We are all too familiar with the alphabet soup of the new digital age — IoT, ERP, RPA, SAP, SRM, TLA (Three Letter Acronym!) and this soup is giving us all heartburn. What do all of these mean? Which ones […]

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Enabling industry disruption while being disrupted

High-tech companies develop devices and technologies on which digital interactions take place. These interactions create massive amounts of valuable data that enable industry disruption. But while they’re creating the very tools required for digital disruption, these companies themselves are not immune to their own displacement by revolutionary innovators. Industries are converging, creating huge opportunities, but […]

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Not all client journeys are the same: 10 questions every business needs to ask for SAP S/4HANA

Last week, I blogged about the considerations for a business’ digital reinvention journey. This week we’ll be discussing a number of immediate of questions as to what S/4HANA means for an organization’s mission critical systems. For example: What is the value of moving to S/4HANA, what’s the Business case? How disruptive is this going to […]

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Five cool things I brought back from SAPPHIRE NOW 2017

This was my first SAPPHIRE NOW conference and to be honest I wasn’t sure what to expect.  Our theme for SAPPHIRE NOW 2017 was SAP + IBM: Better together to show that when you combine our offerings you get the best of both worlds. Right from the start I knew this was going to be […]

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Fixed Asset Accounting in SAP S/4 HANA – A Case Study

We wanted to provide a preview to our Sapphire session being jointly presented with Ambuj, Helene and Alicia from Schlumberger on May 18th. In the presentation coming next Thursday, we will provide Schlumberger specific challenges related to Asset Accounting and how SAP S/4 HANA toolset helped simplify the business processes and developed a tighter integration between […]

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The Trade Show Treasure Hunt Ends Here

Maybe it’s the dry, perfectly conditioned air that is pumped into the over-sized warehouse room.  Maybe it’s the fact that you have been on your feet for hours on  end, but whatever the reason you see the trade show promotional item and you must have it.  Your children will absolutely love the dancing, gyrating robot.  Right? IBM […]

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Accelerate Month-End Close by Using SAP S/4HANA for Intercompany Reconciliation

I wanted to provide a preview to my Sapphire session being jointly presented with with Helene and Oyin from Schlumberger on May 18th. In the presentation coming next Thursday, we will provide Schlumberger specific challenges related to Intercompany Reconciliation and how SAP S/4 HANA toolset was used to accelerate the month end close process. The […]

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Top Insights from our #DigitalReinvention Chat You Won’t Want to Miss

Digital transformation has evolved into more than a future possibility in the back of our collective business cognition. It’s now a necessity to begin the process of digitally reinventing your business – it’s a matter of survival to survive and thrive in the modern marketplace. With SAPPHIRE 2017 on our doorstep, we hosted a CrowdChat […]

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