Video: How Does Functionality Mapping Analysis Answer the Question “Should We Upgrade Our ERP?”
Rimini Street’s Functionality Mapping tool was developed to enable clients to make data-driven decisions when it comes to value in an ERP upgrade. In a visual and quantitative way, we have evaluated changes that the major ERP Suites (SAP, Oracle and PeopleSoft) have undergone over the past 10 years. Our Functionality Mapping approach breaks down […]
What Can Oracle And SAP Customers Be Doing Instead Of Upgrading?
Are you facing a decision to upgrade your ERP? When meeting with businesses across the globe, the most common question I receive is “Is there value in upgrading my ERP application?” And my answer is this: 20 years ago, upgrades were important because new features and functionality were being introduced all the time based on […]
Is Cloud ERP a Viable Alternative to The ERPs We Support Today?
There’s incredible buzz around cloud ERP, in part due to the hard push from vendors to get customers to move to their cloud ERPs. However, for many of our clients who have taken the first steps on their cloud journey, the overwhelming response is that cloud ERP is not a viable alternative. If you are […]
Decoding SAP’s Cloud Strategy: Cloud-Washing
There’s a buzzword floating around for how some enterprise software vendors are hyping their cloud capabilities to customers, IT analysts and Wall Street. “Cloud washing” is when you reposition an existing software product as cloud software without transitioning it to native cloud architectures and business models. This practice often takes the form of rebranding older […]
Unpacking Your Update Manager Box for PeopleSoft: “Is it just me or are they empty inside?”
Software updates can be a lot like getting a gift you didn’t ask for, and while you may pay a great deal for software updates, they can often contain no clear value. Imagine unwrapping a beautifully wrapped present. It’s a big box so you figure it has to be something amazing, but as you rip […]
Making Sense of SaaS: Critical Questions to Ask Before Signing Cloud Software Contracts
The term “Software-as-a-Service” (SaaS) has turned into a marketing catch-phrase. Many software vendors are using it to boost the appeal of their applications because SaaS implies lower total cost of ownership (TCO) and other benefits like much faster deployment. But, before you take the plunge, it pays to arm yourself with the facts so you […]