Host Analytics Perform 2019 day one opened with a look into spreadsheets past - and the continuous close of the future. Here's what I've learned so far, including views on the transformation of finance from American Express Global Business Travel.
IESA embarked on an ambitious, some might think suicidal project to move from SAP ECC to S/4HANA - in five months. It came in on time and under budget. Here's how.
Now that Unit4 has put a microservices-based cloud platform in place, new CEO Mike Ettling wants the company to run like a cloud business
PowerPlex 2019 review - CEO Bill Berutti on why Plex's shift in cloud manufacturing strategy will fuel growth
PowerPlex 2019 had loads of important storylines to pursue, so I made myself a nuisance. Grab your beverage of choice; check out the cloud manufacturing strategy revealed by CEO Bill Berutti - and my analysis.
No marching bands, no flimflam, no sexy “futures” but lots of real progress that delighted customers. That was the FinancialForce show this week and it was a quietly solid show at that. Here are the six main takeaways to ponder.
"Something has changed," Dick Hirsch said to kick off our Sapphire Now podcast, and we were off. Hirsch gave his take on why SAP's shift with the hyperscalers is so important. Here's my rundown of six key points we addressed in the podcast.
At its annual Community Live event this week, cloud ERP and PSA vendor FinancialForce introduced a new customer-centric initiative to speed time-to-value
Putting SAP mobile access in the hands of field workers at US Sugar has meant equipment issues get resolved faster, with bottom-line impact
SAPPHIRENow 2019 - MOD Pizza goes the early adopter route with S/4HANA Cloud and SuccessFactors together
At this year's Sapphire Now, SAP doubled down on their S/4HANA and SuccessFactors integration plans. I got a hands-on view from ASUG Board Member Tara Gambill of MOD Pizza, one of the earliest adopters of the S/4HANA cloud and SuccessFactors combo.
Hasso Plattner, co-founder SAP took the stage to deliver both a technical and inspiring keynote. It was one of his best.
Build 2019 - Nadella pitches a crowd-pleasing 'holy trinity', but stays close to the core engineer audience
Build 2019 kicked off with a CEO keynote that managed to be aspirational and practical at the same time.
After the SAPPHIRENow day one keynote, I got perspective on SAP's licensing news from ASUG Board Member Ron Gilson. He also shared hard-won insights on S/4HANA migrations.
SAPPHIRENow 2019 is now underway. This was our first chance to see the refreshed executive team in action. It was a workmanlike performance