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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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HANA VORA: SAP’s OLAP Tool for Big Data

To set the context, let’s examine the evolution and challenges of big data platform  Over the past few years, the interest and excitement around Big Data has been on the rise. Businesses have already begun their Big Data journey with pilots and full blown implementations. However, the fact is that the Big Data opportunities are […]

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Three Companies Driving Digital Transformation

You’ve heard about it; your company made it a priority for 2017, but how do you achieve digital transformation?  The task seems daunting, especially when you read headlines like 84% of companies fail at digital transformation. With most of the IT budget going to transformation projects, you’ve got to be amongst the 16% who succeed. […]

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2017 Retail Trends That CMOs Shouldn’t Miss

CMOs need to be on top of their game in 2017. As the new year opens, certain trends are re-shaping how consumers shop, not the least of which is the continuing change in consumer behavior. Now more than ever, customers expect a 360-degree shopping experience that puts their needs first. In fact, the companies that […]

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DIY Giant Praktiker Drives Rocketing Sales

When the roof falls in, how will you cope? The 2008 global financial crisis shook the foundations of the housebuilding industry. As looming uncertainty rattled the nerves of consumers and corporate investors alike, many construction and home improvement projects were shelved. For DIY companies such as Praktiker, this news spelled disaster. Declining sales struck its […]

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BW/4 HANA – First Impressions on SAP’s Latest BW Product

Let’s discuss SAP’s BW/4 HANA, the latest offering in the HANA roadmap for our customers. Here’s my perspective on the reasons behind creating the product and impacts this solution has for you as the customer with a roadmap outline of how to eventually move to BW/4 HANA. What is BW/4 HANA? SAP BW/4 HANA is […]

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Moving your SAP Apps to the Cloud: Cost Drivers and Implementation Options

According to a recent SAP Insider Webcast, 40% of you have not even started to evaluate SAP HANA. The other 60% of you are in various states of evaluating, planning or implementing SAP HANA.  This article is for those of you who are seeking guidance on how to get started and what to look for […]

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Join IBM for the SAP Hybris Americas Summit

As a Platinum Partner and sponsor for this year’s SAP Hybris Americas Summit, IBM will be leading two breakout tracks throughout the conference. Paul St. Germain, IBM’s Wholesale Distribution Industry Leader and author of Facing the Forces of Change®: Navigating the Seas of Disruption, will lead the first session on customer engagement in the age […]

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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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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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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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