As businesses plunge into the digital future, no asset will have a greater impact on success than data. The ability to collect, harness, analyze, protect, and manage data will determine which businesses disrupt their industries, and which are disrupted; which businesses thrive, and which disappear. But traditional storage solutions are not designed to optimally handle such a critical business asset. Instead, businesses need to adopt an all-flash data center.
In their new role as strategic business enablers, IT leaders have the responsibility to ensure that their businesses are protected, by investing in flexible, future-proof flash storage solutions. The right flash solution can deliver on critical business needs for agility, rapid growth, speed-to-market, data protection, application performance, and cost-effectiveness—while minimizing the maintenance and administration burden.
To better understand the benefits, costs, and risks associated with implementation of SAP Business Objects Analytics solutions, Forrester interviewed four organizations with multiple years of experience using these analytics solutions from SAP across one or more of the following key analytics areas: planning, business intelligence, and predictive analytics. A composite, or representative, organization was developed to provide the conclusions of this cost and benefit analysis.
To better understand the benefits, costs, and risks associated with implementation of SAP BusinessObjects Analytics solutions, Forrester interviewed four organizations with multiple years of experience using these analytics solutions from SAP across one or more of the following key analytics areas: planning, business intelligence, and predictive analytics. A composite, or representative, organization was developed to report cost and benefit findings
Employee engagement levels have been dropping for several years, and today they hover near all-time lows. This decline must be halted and reversed – because at the end of the day, business success comes down to a human equation. Companies can’t grow and thrive without the passion, innovation, and productivity their people bring to the business. Here are five practical, forward-looking steps you can take now, together with guidance on how you can use SAP® SuccessFactors® solutions to increase employee engagement.
Is turning data into information still a challenge for your company? If so, you are not alone. View this on-demand Webinar with SAP and HP to learn how you can manage ever-increasing amounts of data; provide this data to business users to make critical decisions in a timely fashion; and enable true self-service business intelligence (BI) for business users.
Published By: IBM APAC
Published Date: Sep 25, 2017
Today, SAP’s solution portfolio looks very different and addresses different business needs than the SAP of a few years ago. Instead of primarily managing back-office enterprise resource planning (ERP) processes such as finance and the supply chain, SAP is evolving into a new type of software company that’s poised to enable digital business. Numerous acquisitions — including leading eCommerce solution hybris and cloud solutions Ariba, Concur, and SuccessFactors — and a new platform strategy based on SAP Hana, an in-memory computing solution, mean that the SAP core is positioned to support real-time digital business in the era of connected everything.
When it comes to evaluating software investment decisions, such as on- premise vs. cloud-based solutions, many factors must be considered. In particular, pay attention to four key areas: support for business strategy, operations, security, and cost.
Deploying a mobile workforce solution used to be a major undertaking. Today, it’s easy. You don’t need any specialized devices; management software is cloud-based, and training is short and simple. In other words, obstacles of the past have disappeared, and now is the time to implement mobile workforce solutions for organizations with between 15 and 250 mobile workforce.
In this brief, you’ll see why it’s easier than ever to implement software solutions for mobile workforce.
The complexity and high level of integration inherent in SAP environments can make development especially challenging and increase the time required to bring solutions to market. Persistent development and test challenges include unavailable systems, inability to accurately model performance and complex test data requirements. By employing service virtualization to model the core business logic in SAP systems and integrations, teams can free themselves of these constraints, leading to faster build and test cycles, better quality and lower cost.
Enterprise customers can take advantage of the many benefits provided by Amazon Web Services (AWS) to achieve business agility, cost savings, and high availability by running their SAP environments on the AWS Cloud.
Many Enterprise customers run SAP production workloads on AWS today; including those that run on NON-SAP DBs (Oracle, MS SQL, DB2) or on SAP DBs (SAP HANA, SAP ASE). To support the demand of high memory instances, AWS have disclosed their SAP HANA instance roadmap (8TB and 16TB in 2018) and just made 4TB x1e instances available. A few examples of how AWS helped SAP customers cut costs, improve performance and agility include BP reducing 1/3 of their SAP infrastructure cost, Zappos successfully migrating to SAP HANA on AWS in less than 48 hours and enabling a major Healthcare and Life Science company to run BW on HANA with 30% better performance vs. on premise.
This guide is intended for SAP customers and partners who want to learn about the benefits and options for running SAP solutions on AWS, or who want to know how to implement and operate their SAP environment effectively on AWS.
Published By: Teradata
Published Date: Jan 20, 2015
This Neil Raden and Teradata webinar explores: The business values gained from an integrated view of SAP® and non-SAP® data; Existing solutions and challenges; Requirements for the optimal BI and analytics platform, and; A new solution that simplifies and enhances BI analytics for SAP® ERP data.
A long-time user of SAP software, SAP for Retail solutions are the IT backbone of ULTA's operations. From real-time data to analytics, to automated back-end processes, to comprehensive employee support. ULTA is using IT to drive better, more personalized service and consistent shopping experiences. Learn how SAP helps ULTA Beauty Run Simple.
As your business transitions to a digital enterprise, you can start to give your employees, partners, and customers immediate, data-driven, and even predictive insight into what’s going on – in a way that’s relevant for them. Strategic use of on premise and cloud-based analytics accelerates this process. Read the solution brief to see how SAP is continuing to invest in on premise solutions as part of their effort to reimagine analytics.
New and existing SAP customers can confidently deploy their mission-critical workloads on AWS knowing that AWS and SAP have worked closely to test and certify that the AWS Cloud meets the stringent performance and availability needs of SAP workloads.
Hundreds of enterprise SAP customers run SAP solutions on AWS and are achieving increased flexibility, performance, and security, while simultaneously cutting their costs by migrating to AWS.
Download our whitepaper: Leveraging the Cloud for Speed, Agility and ROI.
Published By: NextGen
Published Date: Jan 29, 2015
Learn how Mirth’s HIE solution can support your growth, ease data sharing, and help you reach your goals.
In this case study, you'll learn why the Chesapeake Regional Information System for our Patients (CRISP) moved to Mirth® solutions.
If success for you means real-time data management, SAP HANA can keep your business on target. Watch this video to find out how SAP HANA allows your systems to instantly adapt to the ever-changing business environment you work in, and discover how EMC’s solutions give you efficient disaster-tolerance and backup while improving efficiency with our industry-leading partners.
Columbia Sportswear had a smooth downhill ride when it came to virtualizing their SAP landscapes, thanks to EMC and VMware. Watch this video to find out how EMC solutions helped Columbia migrate their operations to the cloud on their terms, and manage the system once it was in place.
Great business leaders believe in the ability of HR to transform an organization. However, simply having a CHRO does not guarantee results. This complimentary white paper from SuccessFactors identifies five key ways that CHROs have an impact on the business.