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John Appleby leads Avantra as the Chief Executive Officer. Prior to Avantra John served as the Global Head of DDM/HANA Center of Excellence at SAP and as the Global Head of SAP HANA solutions at Bluefin Solutions, subsequently acquired by Mindtree. John is a recognized thought leader in the SAP market and was part of SAP’s Mentors Group. John holds an MA in computer science from the University of Cambridge. He blogs at

Articles by John Appleby

Dear CIO - get off your ERP island This article is sponsored by: Avantra logo

For too long, the ERP team (and its data) has been marooned. John Appleby of Avantra explains why now is the time for CIOs to bring ERP off the island - and into true workflow automation. The burning question: can AIOps help?

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