Developing a Cloud Migration Strategy: Why a Cookie Cutter Approach Won’t Work

Your cloud migration strategy needs to meet your company where it is, not where it should be. Your IT landscape has grown up with your company, accumulating customized business processes, compromises, workarounds and probably more than a few mistakes. You’ll […]

HANA High Availability: How to Protect Your Business

The enterprise SAP HANA cloud utilizes extremely reliable hardware, and sophisticated architecture and monitoring designed to keep unplanned downtime as close to zero as possible. However, things can go wrong. For example, multiple pieces of hardware can fail at the […]

SAP GUI Update: Fiori or Screen Personas?

Consumer software has focused on UX for years now, but it took business software a while to catch up. The SAP Graphical User Interface (GUI) definitely predates this movement. It can perform any transaction users need, but it’s all designed […]

Talking To Your CISO About Cyber Security: A Guide For Board Members

As data breaches fill the headlines, cyber security vulnerabilities and other security issues have become a hot topic within the boardroom. Companies are starting to understand that security is more than a set of boxes to check — it’s a […]

Outsourcing Cloud Services: Planning For the Right Outcomes

Most enterprises have a good understanding of their IT needs on the front end. However, when it comes to finding someone to help them configure and run that landscape, very few have a useful framework. Many simply rely on the […]

How to Reduce SOD Conflict For SOX Compliance

Mitigating controls are a great way to reduce SOD conflict risks. Still, if you are not careful, you can mitigate yourself out of compliance. It’s not enough to assign a compensating control to a risk and call it a day. […]

3 Reasons SAP Solution Manager is Indispensable

SAP Solution Manager is a Swiss Army knife for your entire organization. Solution Manager aides the planning, design and deployment of projects, harmonizes your IT infrastructure with your business processes, monitors system help, and serves as a link to the […]

Expert Insight: What is Hyper Converged Infrastructure?

Hyper Converged Infrastructure (HCI) is a type of software defined data center or cloud built on standardized, prepackaged hardware. In hyper converged solutions, each node is identical, with a set combination of compute and storage. A virtualized network is run […]

Disaster Recovery: 7 Common Mistakes

Mistakes are how we grow, in business as in life. If a marketing campaign fails, or a prototype has some unanticipated bugs, we can study it, learn what we did wrong, and do better next time.   But disaster recovery […]

Emergency Access Management: How Firefighters Could Burn Your Audit

In firefighting, users are given a higher level of access in SAP, either to fix something or perform a task that goes outside their normal duties. Normally, SAP user provisioning and role management restricts users to their job tasks. If […]

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