Expert Insight: What is Managed Services?

Managed services is the practice of outsourcing the management of business processes and resources in order to cut costs, increase performance and reliability, access hard-to-find skills, or accomplish other strategic goals.   In modern IT, there are two types of […]

Expert Insight: What Is SAP® BPC?

SAP Business Planning and Consolidation (BPC) is a tool to make business processes more efficient. It accelerates planning, improves forecasting and helps companies make smarter decisions. SAP BPC is designed with an intuitive interface and user-friendly workflow, allowing companies to […]

SAPPHIRE NOW 2016: 3 Must-See Presentations

There’s a lot to see at SAP SAPPHIRE NOW + ASUG, from keynote speeches by tech pioneers to explorations of the latest and greatest SAP® technology. But SAP professionals are practical people — they want to know what benefits an […]

The SAPPHIRE NOW 2016 Checklist: Are You Ready?

SAP SAPPHIRE NOW + ASUG is almost here! Chances are, that means you already have a calendar full of events you’re planning on checking out (not to mention a handful of colleagues you’re itching to meet up with). Before you […]

SAPPHIRE NOW: The Top 4 Things to Do in Orlando

The SAP® SAPPHIRE NOW + ASUG Annual Conference isn’t just a great opportunity to learn about new developments and programs in the SAP industry. It’s also a chance to network, catch up with old friends and colleagues, and enjoy your […]

What is SAP Fiori?

SAP Fiori is a new user interface or user experience (UX) that supplements the SAP GUI. It is a streamlined application that uses tiles to encapsulate standard tasks, such as approving purchase requisitions, viewing sales orders, and approving timesheets.   […]

SAP Personas: Turning User Experience into Cost Savings

Over the lifespan of the use of SAP in the industry, we have seen major changes to how systems operate, both from an infrastructure and application view. But one thing that has had relatively few changes and advances is how […]

About Nick McCall - Basis Consultant

Nick McCall is a Basis Consultant on Symmetry's consulting team, delivering expert technical day to day system monitoring support directly to Symmetry’s valued SAP customers. Nick goes beyond performing daily database administration by also providing SAP system troubleshooting and problem solving – he is always willing to learn the latest SAP trends and advises customers to take advantage of new technologies should it fit their business needs. He pairs his sound technical knowledge with outstanding customer service. This is demonstration by his work on large customer project initiatives, most recently working on: Fiori and Gateway Implementations, Personas 3.0 Ramp-up, implementation and configuration, Solution Manager full implementations and configurations (8 systems currently configured on RHEL5/6, Windows (2008/R2, 2012), MSSQL (2008R2/2012), Oracle (11.0.2/3), domain migrations – homogeneous, database upgrades, compressions, reorgs, and much more. Nick’s skilled approach ensures Symmetry’s clients receive highly disciplined support instilled with industry best practices to keep their SAP system continuously running smoothly.