Envision a company that has bad data but perfect process mapping. A company with this setup could lose revenue because inaccurate data may lead to challenges such as higher resource consumption, higher maintenance costs, negative publicity on social media, and lower productivity. The company would need to erase its old data and collect new data, which likely would require spending more time and money. This is a red flag.
The fifteenth annual ASUG Experience for Enterprise Information Management (EIM) will take place in Minneapolis Oct. 28–30. EIM professionals coming in for the conference will learn about the newest SAP solutions for EIM, network with other professionals, and pick up tips on how to succeed in their roles and within their organizations. Beyond all the learning and networking, attendees are in for a treat while visiting my city—which, by the way, is also the largest city in Minnesota.
Human resource professionals have a front-row seat to one of the most significant forces that are shaping the global economy: a renewed focus on experience. As demonstrated in a statement signed by nearly 200 CEOs from top companies such as Amazon, Apple, GM, IBM, and SAP, business leaders are calling to put the needs of their employees, customers, suppliers, and local communities ahead of their shareholders' interests.
The market for AIOps tools is exploding. According to Forrester Research, only 12% of organizations rely exclusively on modern tools to support IT operations. Yet 68% of companies are planning to invest in AIOps-enabled monitoring solutions over the next year. So, if you plan to keep pace with your industry peers by using modern tools, but haven’t begun educating yourself on the power of AIOps and relevant solution options, you’re already behind.
The ASUG Experience for Human Resources & Payroll is coming to Toronto Oct. 16–18. As the communications chair for ASUG Ontario, I look forward to welcoming you to North America’s fourth largest and fastest growing market for tech workers when you join us in Toronto this fall.
All of us are on a journey with dreams of making positive impacts in life. Throughout the journey, there will be a mixture of cheers of happiness and tears of disappointment. How we navigate through all of that, while helping each other along the way, will lead to a better experience on that journey.
Many businesses are moving and operating some, even a majority, of their corporate infrastructure in the cloud. According to the analysts at Gartner, “by 2020, a corporate ‘no-cloud’ policy will be as rare as a ‘no-internet’ policy is today.”
Substantial benefits of cloud migration include reduced IT costs, improved service quality, and enhanced system performance. So, it makes sense that corporate encouragement for SAP cloud migration will only continue to grow.
Frequently, companies may not initially realize many cloud computing benefits when..
The role of IS/IT is not about successfully delivering system projects, it’s about ensuring the adoption of sustainable solutions. Let that sit with you for a minute while I first explain what I mean by sustainable solutions, and then I’ll dive into how and why it’s important.
A sustainable solution includes a tangible piece of software, but this is only part of it. It’s the know-how of each business unit’s processes and the industry’s leading practices, as well as an understanding of the technology that can improve all of it. It’s also having..
In my first post in this educational series on AIOps, I defined AIOps as a category of cloud-based software systems that leverages artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to automate and transform IT operations. I also defined the key benefits. In my most recent post, I gave you four key business drivers for investing in AIOps initiatives.
Before we go any further, I think this would be a good time to address the potential elephant in the room for end users of AIOps. Members of the BASIS team and Level 2 support community may well be..
In my role as CIO of Johnsonville, I am analyzing indirect access, the impact of digital access licensing, and the pros and cons of adopting the new licensing model. I have committed to documenting that process and sharing insights with you in a series of blog posts. In the first post, I provided some background and laid out Johnsonville’s high-level approach to the process. In this post, I will cover the initial steps we took to get an understanding of our indirect access exposure and an estimate of documents required to address that exposure..