Not Ready to Move to Cloud ERP? You’re Not Alone
Most organizations today have planned an IT roadmap that takes advantage of cloud resources and deployment models. However, that does not mean buying every cloud product a vendor places on its product roadmap or following the exact route and timing the vendor prescribes. Many companies we work with at Rimini Street have made the choice […]
Two-Thirds of SAP Licensees Surveyed Not Ready For S/4HANA
Two-thirds of SAP licensees surveyed have no plans to migrate to S/4HANA, according to Rimini Street research. That’s true, despite SAP’s planned end of mainstream maintenance for Business Suite 7 and its core ECC6 ERP platform*. The deadline puts pressure on CIOs decide their SAP roadmap and strategy for the next decade and beyond. They […]
The SAP S/4HANA Skills Crunch – How Bad Could It Get?
Our colleagues in Japan recently forwarded a series of SAP user group newsletter articles where the title of the series translates roughly into, “The Depression of SAP Users.” Why are they depressed? Likely, because they are being told they must hurry up and implement SAP S/4HANA before the deadline, when SAP says it plans to […]
Video: How to Migrate Older ERPs to Newer Versions of Microsoft SQL Server Database
Companies are always in a state of change, particularly with their technology infrastructure. However, not all pieces of the technology stack move at the same pace. There may be legitimate reasons to upgrade infrastructure for better security or access to new features. At the same time, you may want to hold onto current applications, such […]
Creating Capacity for IT Innovation and Business Success
Do you know people who are so much more productive than the rest of us that you would swear they have found more hours in the day? Companies are the same: some do much more with what they have, regardless of limitations of time, technology and budget. What are the limits on your capacity for […]
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 […]
How To Fix Desktop Java Version Glitches With Enterprise Applications
ERP systems and other enterprise applications sometimes break when the software was written to work with a specific release of Java that is not the one user desktops are configured to use by default. What are you supposed to do when that happens? Make users revert to a version of Java that may be obsolete […]
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 […]