ASUG Blog

Resources for Your Logistics Library to Drive Customer Service
Richard Duffy
Richard Duffy in SAP Business One, Logistics January 22, 2018

Resources for Your Logistics Library to Drive Customer Service

Earlier this month, I presented my monthly Best Practices and Ask the Expert webcast for ONE.Source, with a focus on our monthly theme of logistics. (You can access the slides and recording link for the session in our community forum.)

As I was doing my research, reviewing my past presentations and collection of useful documents, I identified a number of newer documents and resources that may prove helpful as you think about how you can improve your business processes in the logistics area.

Read more...
Instinct vs. Data in an Inventory-Driven Business
Richard Duffy
Richard Duffy in SAP Business One, supply chain, Logistics January 18, 2018

Instinct vs. Data in an Inventory-Driven Business

Logistics month continues for ONE.Source, our ASUG community for SAP Business One.

Throughout my career, I have met many small business owners with encyclopaedic knowledge of their businesses who absolutely amazed me. Much less often, however, have I met small business owners who were able focus their attention on innovation and business growth. Developing that encyclopaedic knowledge requires a lot of time and attention—attention that may be better served elsewhere. 

Too often, we focus our attention on achieving all-encompassing, encyclopaedic..

Read more...
SAP Releases a New Option for Customers Who Want to Keep HR On-Premise
Sherryanne Meyer
Sherryanne Meyer in Human Resources, SuccessFactors, SAP S/4HANA January 09, 2018

SAP Releases a New Option for Customers Who Want to Keep HR On-Premise

For the hundreds of you I've spoken to over the past several years who do not want to rebuild what already works on-premise for HR and payroll, SAP is providing a bridge solution. Right now, they are calling it a "sidecar" for SAP S/4HANA, and it's a promising option for maintaining your on-premise SAP HCM solution through 2030.

Read more...
Useful SAP Business One Queries: Sales Orders with Multiple Deliveries
Richard Duffy
Richard Duffy in SAP Business One, SQL queries January 08, 2018

Useful SAP Business One Queries: Sales Orders with Multiple Deliveries

In my role as SAP Business One Subject Matter Expert and Community Evangelist for ONE.Source (long title, I know), I help moderate our community forum. Each month, one of the oldest posts ranks as our most popular, both for ASUG members as well as those who stumble upon our community via search engines: Useful SAP B1 Queries from August of 2009. 

There are a number of queries shared throughout the thread, but the first query shared fits nicely with our inaugural Logistics month as we kick off our year-round curriculum for 2018. With that lucky..

Read more...
Living the Logistics Life with SAP Business One – ONE.Source Theme for January 2018
Richard Duffy
Richard Duffy in SAP Business One, Complementary Solutions, supply chain, Logistics January 04, 2018

Living the Logistics Life with SAP Business One – ONE.Source Theme for January 2018

As we start the new year, our ONE.Source community is officially beginning our year-round curriculum for 2018. Each month, we will focus on a central topic (or two) and explore all perspectives (customer, partner, SAP, and our SME) via webcasts, blogs, videos, discussions, and more.

Optimising and reducing the cost of operations tends to be a major focus area in businesses that buy and sell products, whether your enterprise is large or small.

With the continuing challenges around maintaining margins — constantly under pressure from increased..

Read more...
SAP Business One Complementary Solutions: The ONE.Source Approach to
Richard Duffy
Richard Duffy in SAP Business One, Complementary Solutions January 03, 2018

SAP Business One Complementary Solutions: The ONE.Source Approach to "Add-Ons"

You are probably familiar with  the concept of "add-on" solutions for SAP Business One. These solutions are not included in the core SAP Business One product, but connect to your system when you start the software session. 

Read more...
Integration Solutions for SAP Business One (That Don't Require a Computer Science Degree to Use) - Part 1: Zapier
Richard Duffy
Richard Duffy in SAP Business One, Integration December 28, 2017

Integration Solutions for SAP Business One (That Don't Require a Computer Science Degree to Use) - Part 1: Zapier

When it comes to ERP projects, one of the biggest areas of complexity and cost often relates to the processes around integrating the disparate systems deployed inside an organisation.

Read more...
The Value of the ASUG Executive Exchange
David Wascom
David Wascom in Executive Exchange December 21, 2017

The Value of the ASUG Executive Exchange

As a long-time ASUG Executive Exchange member, I am often asked, “What is the value of Executive Exchange participation?” I’ve answered this question a bunch of different ways over the years, but all the answers really come down to one thing — how do you stay relevant? What are you doing to actively increase the value in what you do?

Read more...
SAP Delivers Cloud Choice for SAP Business One Customers
Richard Duffy
Richard Duffy in SAP Business One, Biz.ONE, Cloud ERP, Opinion December 20, 2017

SAP Delivers Cloud Choice for SAP Business One Customers

As we discussed at the Biz.ONE Conference in October, the evolution of SAP Business One to the cloud has been an ongoing journey. As with many ERP solutions, there have been a number of stops along the way and the occasional change of product strategy and direction driven by the broader SAP platform strategy.

With a new year just around the corner and Biz.ONE receding in the rearview mirror (don't worry, it will be back in 2018), it's a good time to take stock of the choices that are available for you when considering SAP Business One in the..

Read more...
2018: The Year of the SAP End User
Jeff Word, Ph.D.
Jeff Word, Ph.D. in SAP Training, ASUG University December 20, 2017

2018: The Year of the SAP End User

Things have been pretty busy at ASUG University this year, with lots of firsts and forward progress on our training courses. I wanted to share how 2018 is going to be even bigger, and how ASUG U will deliver more valuable knowledge to even more SAP end users.

Read more...
2018_Talent_Hub_300 (002).jpg
First-Five-Internal-Ad.jpg
Membership-Internal-Ad.jpg
*