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SAP: 'There is confusion over Hana that we need to clarify'

SAP'S S/4 Hana, Hana and Hana for cloud platform: What's the difference?

SAP Hana users warned of security vulnerability

Default encryption keys are the problem

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Why it's a good idea to switch to cloud financial management software

Upgrading your on-premise financial management (ERP) system is a major undertaking. It take a long time, it is risky, it costs a lot and it really adds little business benefit. You are forced to upgrade as the vendor will only...

IT’s dumb fight over intelligent part numbers

In a battle as old as ERP itself, users demand intelligent numbers that the IT team bucks against. The battle pits “intelligent” numbering systems that embed key identifying information against generic numbers that are easier to...

Microsoft opens the gates on Dynamics GP 2015 R2

The new SMB-focused release offers closer ties with Azure

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Don't be fooled by 'fake cloud' finance systems

The cloud is a hot topic and trend today for finance and accounting. Everyone is claiming a 'cloud' offering, but not all clouds are the same. Here's how to distinguish a 'true' cloud from a 'fake cloud'.

'Attack of the Data Silos 2': Coming soon to an enterprise near you

ERP was supposed to get rid of the silo problem, but today's do-it-yourself analytics trend threatens to bring it back

SAP journeys to simplicity, but customers still live in a complex world

In a world where enterprise software is anything but simple, SAP is betting its future on a different approach

SAP brings its S/4Hana data platform to the cloud

The cloud version is designed for hybrid scenarios combining on-premises and cloud software

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IT and business alignment: Putting the federated hybrid model on steroids

Knowing your organizational DNA can help maximize enterprise value via the right IT and business alignment.

SAP CEO touts tighter Google ties

He also said SAP has "zero interest" to acquire Salesforce

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Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission's ERP project takes wrong turn

Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission implements ERP only to end up in court. A case study on reducing enterprise software risks.

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The state of modern finance systems

A look at the evolving landscape of finance solutions and how new offerings should influence how you invest in and improve your systems.

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Buyer beware: How auditing RFPs can help you make smarter enterprise software purchases

Aggressive salespeople and “over-optimistic” RFPs can doom enterprise software projects. Audit RFPs to verify they meet requirements as claimed before purchasing the software, and avoid software disasters.

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Why you must rate enterprise software requirements

While rating requirements for importance is critical to selecting best-fit enterprise software, other benefits that flow from the exercise are reduced implementation costs and improved end user buy-in.

Fake patient data could have been uploaded through SAP medical app

SAP has patched the issue, which affected Electronic Medical Records Unwired

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How Cloud-Based ERP Can Give Your Business a Boost

Duplication of effort and a lack of integration led Unionwear to move to an ERP system. The company’s experience with Salesforce.com – plus the appeal of avoiding upgrade costs and the benefits of a regularly updated system – made...

London Underground hums with better data on tracks

London's public transit system aims to keep trains on time with a little known form of asset management

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