Configuration Vs. Customization When Adopting a Composable ERP Strategy
Rimini Street CTO Eric Helmer looks at whether enterprises should customize or configure their ERP system in this latest post in his composable ERP series. Enterprises that look to satisfy most business requirements know that they must modify their out-of-the-box ERP systems. By making adjustments to their SAP or Oracle ERP system, an enterprise can […]
Do ERP Systems and Saab Cars Share the Same Interoperability Issues?
Product marketing thrives on analogies. So, it’s not too surprising that I was struck by a great analogy while driving home from our Pleasanton, CA office, in my new car – well, it’s a new-to-me vintage 19-year-old Saab – after a product session about Rimini Connect™ and interoperability. Avoiding the Bay Bridge (thanks Waze!), I […]
IT Hero: Systems Administrator
The systems administrator’s job is Nonstop As a lead systems administrator with Rimini Street, Dustin Jaeger, is part of an infrastructure team that serves internal customers almost exclusively. Its job is to ensure business continuity every second of every day, especially in case of a disaster. The team’s buzzword is “high availability” as represented by […]
Succeeding in the Stress-filled CISO Role
The role of the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) has evolved into a strategically critical—and stress-inducing—role. As the old saying goes, security chiefs must be right 100% of the time, while cyber-attackers seeking to create operational or financial chaos only need to be right, or lucky, once. Digital transformation and the rapid increase in remote […]
How IT Leaders are Coping with Recession Concerns
With a war raging across the ocean, a looming European energy crisis this winter, and inflation numbers refusing to subside, the macroeconomic environment has caused enterprise IT leaders to rethink their strategies. Earlier this summer, we wrote on the impact that an economic recession and ongoing technology talent shortage can have on organizations, and according […]
What is a Composable ERP Strategy and How Does It Benefit Organizations?
The days of the monolithic ERP system are numbered. Many businesses are tired of confining their business practices to those purely defined by SAP and Oracle. Instead, companies are seeking an outcomes-based approach, selecting an optimized mix of vendors and technologies to help them best achieve their goals. The era of the composable ERP is […]
How CISOs Put the X Factor in Being a CXO
The job of a chief information security officer, or CISO, is in many ways like that of other CXOs. Like their CXO peers, a CISO will have a strategic agenda that is aligned with that of the business. Within that agenda, a CISO will also have specific priorities, often strategic in nature and aligned […]
Love It or Leave It: Should You Replace or Modernize Your ERP System?
As IT leaders look toward the future of their ERP system, they must decide whether to innovate at the edges of the current system or replace it completely. We’ve all seen those reality home renovation shows where a couple must decide whether to renovate their current home or buy a new one. If the place […]
Prioritizing and Cutting Costs to Meet Transformation Challenges
Rimini Street CEO provides global perspective to Brazilian executives Businesses worldwide are pressing their IT departments to accelerate digital transformation, but few are providing sufficient funds to support those efforts. That was the message that Rimini Street CEO and Chairman, Seth Ravin, delivered to executives in Brazil recently as he explained how they can fund […]