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  • » SAP News
    2009 Orlando Posted in Uncategorized Tagged SAP News This Week in SAP 13 Posted on May 8 2009 by Michael Koch Whoops What happened over the last few weeks Because of a recent change in direction for me my This week in SAP column suffered a little bit More to be announced soon So let s get this SAP News Show back on track Forbes Dan Woods sees SAP taking revenge as Oracle customers will face an implementation headache further down the line Nothing really new in this article the integration headache argument is already 4 5 years old Woods added some Business Suite 7 sprinkles worthwhile a read though SAP aquires High Deal a private France telecom spin off which especialises in real time billing There s not going to be a lot to report that s what SAP s Bill McDermott said when asked about the status of Business By Design BBD prior to its annual Sapphire conference My guess is that SAP is keeping cards close to its chest whilst fumbling their way into a SaaS world SAP Business Suite 7 has now come out of ramp up is available to customers worldwide I d like to know what all the companies mentioned use BS7 for and for which processes Heavyweights such as Colgate Palmolive surely have not implemented BS7 across their enterprise And are they re still using it now Hopefully Sapphire will tell us more and finally an interesting CNBC interview with SAP s Bill McDermott once again As a journalist how badly prepared can you be They have a big gun in front of their cameras and then mess it up like this Funy to watch though via Vinnie Mirchandani and Jon Reed TwitterSAPLand erwintenhumberg BTW we re now at 68 non SAP registrations for the Eclipse DemoCamp in Walldorf Pretty cool I think Posted in Uncategorized Tagged SAP News This Week in SAP 12 Posted on March 20 2009 by Michael Koch Once again I ve been scraping the bottom of the SAP News barrel for you this week SAP redundancies it emerged that natural fluctuation as mentioned in its letter to employees back in Jan 09 was not enough Chris Kanaracus at IDG News Service Frank Scavo One laid off SAP worker who spoke on condition of anonymity said SAP s move wasn t unexpected given how slow business has been Everybody s been sitting around for a few months waiting for the other shoe to drop Sign of the times SAP cans Community Day at its TechEd conferences As SAP s global Marketing VP Steve Mann blogged about his resignation CIO reports on the uncertain future of SAP s Social Media Strategy The body can not live without the mind The Matrix a good article why SAP is losing out how to capture the new brain Linking back to Steve Mann s departure describing his departure as loss of a huge asset My question Why is Social Media supposed to be

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  • » This week in SAP
    a fool with a tool is still a fool monkchips the activity or lack of it on SAP ecohub nothing to do with sustainability is disappointing dahowlett will surely eviscerate it Posted in Uncategorized Tagged SAP SAP News This week in SAP 2 Comments This week in SAP 4 Posted on January 23 2009 by Michael Koch What happened in SAP Land during the last 7 days SAP has cancelled this year s SAPPHIRE EMEA event but instead enlarges its World Tour event claiming it is responding to customer requests The US part of SAPPHIRE will still go ahead though Even if there is nothing else you ll do on February 12th 2009 make Craig Cmehil s 24h Friday Morning Report Marathon the only thing During this event he aims to raise money for Doctors Without Borders Dennis Howlett posted a very interesting SDN blog on the need for certification as a way to improve the quality of SAP implementations As mentioned in my comment I agree with his aim in principle but disagree on the comparison between accountancy and IT certifications Update A LOT more comments have been added to this fountain of criticism ideas and suggestions with regards to certifications Well worth a read Henning Kagermann to step down as SAP CEO on Jan 28th earlier as expected Achtung German no translation yet SAP IBM s joint project codename Alloy previously named Atlantic ships in March 2009 The Yahoo Finance bulletin didn t pick up on the rename Here is the official info on the IBM site SAP helps German Federal Department of Emplyment to get future ready More good SAP news just in time for the analyst meeting on Jan 28th Unfortunately no mention of the size of the order or the price tag Interestingly the Implementation of the software began in early October 2008 Before the tendering process had ended Maybe for a protoype SAP s stock performs better trading volumes were up and early analyst invites sent out seems to indicate no profit warning will be issued during their meeting on Jan 28th thanks choirshark and jonerp SAP pays Sun to keep old older versions of Java up to date I find it slightly misleading to call it Netweaver Middleware but there you go The long term future of the Java part of Netweaver remains interesting Blag s aka Alvaro Tejada excellent tale of an SAP addict Wonderful stuff This week s Twitter Picks vendorprisey programming languages are like characters in soap operas You think they were killed in a car crash but then it was all just a dream jonerp One major point of SAP PKOM keynotes that struck me not a time to weather the storm but to innovate In my words innovate to survive leeprovoost Is IBM SAP s Alloy what Microsoft SAP s Duet should have been oliver SAP ERP and Lotus Notes two of the most beautiful UIs finally join forces to show the world how it s done yojibee

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  • » SAP Market
    tech companies that sell software are among the best positioned for 2009 and Software maker SAP however is bucking the downward trend for IT spending We re all surprised to read that SAP is not one of the top 3 tech stocks to buy in 2009 Even worse The Motley Fool even predicts Amazon Google and Salesforce com to venture into SAP territory According to Glassdoor com SAP is the 8th best tech place to work for interesting interview with SAP co founder Hasso Plattner in Spiegel de Achtung German SAP Twitter Picks rwang0 stop spending time in your SFA tool and start selling consultingpulse Trust the best run companies run SAP the message Do you trust their judgment mcornell Google needs to push its weight vs Enterprise systems ala SAP Netweaver which doesn t support IE7 on versions 7 IE6 user pac mac SAP makes me sick no more maple syrup for him then Posted in Blogosphere SAP Market Tagged SAP News This week in SAP Leave a comment Economic slowdown and a Ford Fiesta Posted on December 18 2008 by Michael Koch That s what it looked like Memories Back in 1990 when I was starting out in IT as a RPG II and COBOL programmer I invested most of my hard earned cash into a silver 1978 Ford Fiesta Mk I The Fiesta had seen better days and especially on wet winter mornings its spark plugs and cracked wires usually played up So every year between October and February I usually went to bed at night having just watched the weather forecast and wondering if Silver Shadow no I did not call it that would start up the following morning It was a gamble a struggle and a daily unknown for me Many a days I found myself outside in the cold morning mist spraying WD40 contact spray under the bonnet or pushing it down the hill in a desperate attempt to jump start it This little anecdote is not too dissimilar from what the economic outlook is like at the moment The economy is more or less like that old car of mine back in the 90ies Battered bruised and nobody can make a guess at this point in time if it will start up when we need it Once people have attended to their Christmas shopping and paid their credit card bills will it wake up again and take us where we want to go Of course the economy will not go into some sort of Snow White like eternal hibernation but the question certainly is will something or someone kiss it awake again 2009 will certainly keep us all on the edge of our seats that s for sure Posted in SAP Market Leave a comment Why SAP Consultants should not go for niche Posted on December 8 2008 by Michael Koch Don t put all your eggs into one basket During these gloomy economic times not a day passes by without another analysis

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  • 1 Comment Customisations an ERP for you and you and you Posted on February 23 2011 by Michael Koch note this post was originally published in German on my Blog on Silicon de The problem is as old as ERP standard software itself Customisations On the one hand customers want their software and processes to be as aligned as possible On the other hand software vendors such as SAP warn customers who go too far with their mods as these might threaten future upgrades could even make them impossible As little as possible as much as required During the late nineties when I started out as SAP Developer I pretty soon learned the golden rule of customisation As little as possible as much as required Meanwhile SAP tried to promote topics such as Best Practices And there was a good reason for that the Walldorf concern has insight into a vast amount of corporate processes and value chains this knowledge is leveraged in Best Practices We want to be different but how Halfway through the past decade it seemed as if the protagonists of vanilla SAP ERP system had won the customisation battle Meanwhile many customers started comparing a SAP Implementation with pouring concrete of their processes set in stone forever While I always thought this view was slightly exaggerated you can t help but ask yourself the question where IT relevant competitive advantage is supposed to come from if more and more companies use the same software and none or very few customisations are allowed In a publicised report from February 16th 2011 by Eric Kimberling Panorama Consulting Denver CO about a survey Panorama conducted amongst 185 customers who have implemented ERP it appears that customisations are back on the block While 2009 28 3 of implementations were free of any customisations 2010 only 15 left their ERP system in its original condition I think the following additional findings of the report need to be taken into account here shorter implementation cycles if less time is consumed to implement the system the more can be spent on customisations more implementations with a business case those customers who do their homework are obviously also more clued up when it comes to requirements for their customisations It also has to be pointed out that for example the tooling used for SAP ERP customisation have become more reliable more flexible yet have also become safer and standard conform However it has to be emphasised that the calibre of consultants performing the customisations is paramount A future without customisations When looking at the survey results from a Software as a Service SaaS angle there is obviously another interesting aspect Software vendors like SAP emphasise the fact that its Business ByDesign suite is not customisable at the core and thus provides more stability and rapid innovation It s important to note that ByDesign is an offering for small and medium sized enterprises Plus smaller customisations and add ons can be developed for ByDesign using

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  • » Blogging for Silicon.de
    permalink One thought on Blogging for Silicon de Permalink Tweets that mention Pixelbase Blogging for Silicon de Topsy com February 21 2011 at 7 26pm This post was mentioned on Twitter by The Xcelsius Gurus Matthias Steiner Matthias Steiner said RT pixelbase New blog post Blogging for Silicon de http www pixelbase co uk p 1255 well deserved happy to hear it worked out Comments are closed About me My name is Michael Koch SAP Solution Architect Mentor and SAP Press Author This is my company profile and site ABAP Development for SD book Pixelbase Electric Looking for my the blog musings about electric vehicles and transportation Follow this link to Pixelbase Electric Recent Posts Come and see me at SAP Insider Events in 2015 A double Logo SAP 2015 Trends for ABAPers a brief overview Archives Archives Select Month October 2015 November 2014 October 2014 April 2013 October 2012 September 2012 August 2012 May 2012 March 2012 November 2011 October 2011 September 2011 August 2011 March 2011 February 2011 January 2011 December 2010 November 2010 October 2010 August 2010 July 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 February 2010 January 2010 October 2009 June 2009 May 2009

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  • » Shelfware – the tumbleweed of Enterprise Apps
    Problem with this approach is that features one pilot customer sees as a Must and thus make the final release are not used industry wide In other words we re not really talking about a standard software anymore Lack of Training In many instances I found that users are simply not aware of new features of their new system or release Consulting partners which assisted in the go live tried their best to communicate the new aspects and hoped for additional business but on the customer side there was simply not enough will to set aside time to explore new parts of their system It s the so what does the new SAP release give us scenario More than often green field implementations and upgrades are performed under great pressure so looking into new features becomes a phase 2 task if that This entry was posted in Blogosphere Bookmark the permalink One thought on Shelfware the tumbleweed of Enterprise Apps Permalink Tweets that mention Pixelbase Shelfware the tumbleweed of Enterprise Apps Topsy com January 26 2011 at 3 44pm This post was mentioned on Twitter by thomas wailgum and Michael Koch Yariv Zur Yariv Zur said Pixelbase Shelfware the tumbleweed of Enterprise Apps http bit ly dH0qP1 Comments are closed About me My name is Michael Koch SAP Solution Architect Mentor and SAP Press Author This is my company profile and site ABAP Development for SD book Pixelbase Electric Looking for my the blog musings about electric vehicles and transportation Follow this link to Pixelbase Electric Recent Posts Come and see me at SAP Insider Events in 2015 A double Logo SAP 2015 Trends for ABAPers a brief overview Archives Archives Select Month October 2015 November 2014 October 2014 April 2013 October 2012 September 2012 August 2012 May 2012 March

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  • » SAP is looking for new Mentors, wants more
    video asking for new nominations Regular readers on here might not be too surprised when I proclaim that I very much value the fact that Mentors have Balls So this is a main criteria for me When I was offered membership back in 2009 my main concern was that it might be more difficult to be critical about SAP and its products that it could even impact my independence I couldn t have been more wrong More than any other corporation in the industry SAP wants the kickback the qualified and constructive criticism from the Mentors If you know someone who falls into the balls category then regard it as your duty to nominate her him This entry was posted in Blogosphere Bookmark the permalink One thought on SAP is looking for new Mentors wants more Permalink Tweets that mention Pixelbase SAP is looking for new Mentors wants more Topsy com January 16 2011 at 11 03pm This post was mentioned on Twitter by Michael Koch Michael Koch said New blog post SAP is looking for new Mentors wants more http www pixelbase co uk p 1186 Comments are closed About me My name is Michael Koch SAP Solution Architect Mentor and SAP Press Author This is my company profile and site ABAP Development for SD book Pixelbase Electric Looking for my the blog musings about electric vehicles and transportation Follow this link to Pixelbase Electric Recent Posts Come and see me at SAP Insider Events in 2015 A double Logo SAP 2015 Trends for ABAPers a brief overview Archives Archives Select Month October 2015 November 2014 October 2014 April 2013 October 2012 September 2012 August 2012 May 2012 March 2012 November 2011 October 2011 September 2011 August 2011 March 2011 February 2011 January 2011 December 2010 November 2010 October

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  • » This Week in SAP
    as much detail as many in attendance would have liked and The questioning of NetWeaver has in turn created customer confusion and undermined confidence in SAP s technical direction I couldn t agree more here To lament ongoing discussions over stack wars for example whilst creating uncertainty has been a weakness Jon also sets the expectations for a SAPPHIRE 2011 if SAP can bring a 4 6C customer onstage that can show off how they were able to move more products or save piles of cash based on their ability to build off of older R 3 using Gateway or HANA that will be a big moment Dennis Howlett chimes in with his summary wrap of TechEd 2010 Nuff said fellow mentor Thorsten Franz with interesting observations on announcements around WebDynpro Java and some insightful feedback on Innovation Weekend John Appleby comments on the state of the technolgy platform that is Netweaver Must read Jon Reed also posted a great video blog with Karin Tillotson and SAP s Yariv Zur on SAP Java UIs Richard Hirsch wants SAP to change their minds and offer an Innovation Weekend at TechEd Bangalore but it also depends on interested attendees Silicon de sees a Renaissance for Netweaver english version here too Nothing on the Twitterverse this week Haven t forgotten about it though This entry was posted in Blogosphere Bookmark the permalink One thought on This Week in SAP Permalink Tweets that mention Pixelbase This Week in SAP Topsy com October 25 2010 at 9 58pm This post was mentioned on Twitter by enterprisegeeks and Oliver Bussmann Jon Reed Jon Reed said news This Week in SAP http dlvr it 7XGst via jonerp Comments are closed About me My name is Michael Koch SAP Solution Architect Mentor and SAP Press Author This is

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