What I learned at SuccessConnect 2015

We had a great week at the 2015 SuccessConnect conference. We got the opportunity to connect with many companies who were somewhere along the journey of implementing SuccessFactors. It is motivating to see so many companies who are ready to launch their HR transformation and IBM is thrilled to take part in this journey. Common […]

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From the back of the closet to the front of the display case

Today is an exciting day at the SuccessFactors conference. The best dressed IBM Partner (that would be me) is eagerly awaiting the best dressed client (that would be Brooks Brothers) to participate in a panel discussion with other clients in order to share their cloud journey experience. Brooks Brothers is globally live with Employee Central […]

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The Race to HR Cloud – Formula 1 or Wacky Races (Part 1)

The flippant title is not to suggest that there isn’t a systematic process for the push to cloud software, but more that whilst Cloud is all about best practice, the solution maps for customers appear more like ‘man-in-a-shed’ drawings than state of the art design. Whilst HR or IT Directors seek a single box or […]

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The art of making secure mobile choices……

In the consumer driven economy the power of data and its impact on customer engagement is prevalently well known. What is lesser known, is its parallel universe of enterprise data security, where the loss of data plays into the Billions of Dollars, and is a CIO’s biggest obstacle. This could be a mobile device that […]

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SAP S/4 HANA – OLTP on OLAP system – changing the backoffice

If SAP’s vision of S/4 HANA becomes real with Simple Finance and Simple Logistics being the start of the rewrite of ERP then the S/4 database will become the analytics database that runs all the backoffice transactions of your business with connections to the SaaS based systems and will make real-time business a reality. While […]

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What is the “BEST” way to approach mobile in your enterprise?

Well am happy to report that there is in fact a BEST way to address your enterprise mobility needs. Its critical to understand that Enterprise Mobility can be as empowering and enjoyable as mobile for the end consumers like that of angry birds or even the mint app. The BEST approach basically entails getting back […]

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Sapphire kicks off early with an early May start

Hope you can join IBM at Sapphire which arrives on May 5th. It is far too early for me this year, but it here. I hope to see everyone there, but I’m not feeling 100% ready. I’m sure the IBM team will be, but after 10+ years of Sapphire, my internal clock keeps telling me […]

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SAP Simple Finance, S/4, and Sapphire

SAP has announced SAP Simple Finance as the first module in the new S/4 suite. It is highly focused on CFO’s requirements to run a real time business. Per the IBM Business Value Institute’s study on CFO’s, which Hasso Platner cited during his FKOM keynote, part of the IBM C-Suite Study, CFO’s require real time […]

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5 reasons to attend a complimentary IBM Mobile Experience Workshop

5 reasons to attend a complimentary IBM Mobile Experience Workshop By Scott Geddes, Mobility Center of Excellence Leader With mobilized SAP apps, individuals can do things once thought impossible, make decisions in real-time at the point of activity with apps that provide that familiar Apple experience—without a time-consuming learning curve. But where should you start? […]

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Check your readiness for transformation towards Cloud

Expert guidance to prepare yourself for a transformation towards cloud SAP is powering forward with their transformation towards a cloud company and has chosen IBM as premier strategic provider of Cloud infrastructure services. The changing business dynamics is a challenge for the customer base from the business as well as from the IT perspective. With […]

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IBM, Apple, and SAP D-Code (aka TechEd)

IBM and Apple’s announcement important to SAP  because SAP is the source that many of these developing Mobile First applications will plug into. You can read more about the overall partnership here. SAP clients have invested a lot of time and energy to get their processes and data standardized and optimized for the business. How […]

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The Power of Teams

TEAMWORK—AND ITS EFFECT ON RESULTS I’m a big American football fan. On any given weekend in the fall, you’ll find me at our local University football game or cheering on my local professional team, the Denver Broncos. Win or lose, my family and I have fun getting behind a team and supporting them as fans! […]

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