Gartner Research Report: Predicts 2022: Postpandemic Recovery Optimism and New Strategic Growth to Fuel Investment in ERP
Interest in ERP modernization and replacement is increasing as post-pandemic optimism grows. So how can organizations make smarter investments to help ensure that the next ERP technology meets their most pressing business needs? In this research report, Gartner® provides findings that can help inform IT decisions in a variety of areas such as ERP initiatives and composable ERP. The discussion on key findings notes: the increased interest in composable ERP approaches and the importance of business composability the rise of remote implementations the growing percentage of ERP initiatives that deliver specific business capabilities rather than replacing applications wholesale The report also includes insights on why clients of ERP megavendors may be looking for alternative options, makes predictions on ERP strategy trends, and offers recommendations on how to prepare for those trends. For the complete analysis and market implications, read the full report. Reference: Gartner, Predicts 2022: Postpandemic Recovery Optimism and New Strategic Growth to Fuel Investment in ERP, Denis Torii, Tim Faith, Greg Leiter, 14 December 2021. Gartner is a registered trademark and service mark of Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and internationally and is used herein with permission. All rights reserved.
Ahead of the Game: Winning in Uncertain Times through Extraordinary Support
Join Rimini Street’s Director of Global Service Delivery, APAC, in a fireside chat to get a better understanding of how leading organisations are overcoming freeing human and financial capital with tighter IT budgets and market skills shortages, how technology leaders evaluate partners in order to deliver a seamless customer experience, plus hear about Rimini Street success stories and why these IT leaders are ahead of the game in uncertain times.
A Smart Path to Holistic SAP Security
Malicious parties are constantly searching for new ways to breach enterprise systems and put your valuable data at risk. SAP announces new patches each month on Patch Tuesday. Hack Wednesday is when hackers go on the attack assuming security teams haven’t implemented those patches. And those patches usually only address vulnerabilities that have been identified by the good guys, not the ones that the bad guys are exploiting, zero-day attacks, or other sophisticated attacks. If you’re still relying solely on vendor patches to protect your mission critical SAP assets, you could be putting your data at risk. To fully understand the risks of a patch management strategy alone, read this e-book. In the e-book, you’ll learn: Why vendor patches don’t address all vulnerabilities The benefits of a layered security, defense-in-depth approach Solutions for implementing layered security to protect against zero-day attacks Comparison of a layered security model against SAP patching alone
Explore 3 Paths to Innovation with SAP
What are your next steps for SAP? With the scheduled end of mainstream support date looming, S/4HANA migration pressures growing, and the growth of composable ERP options, IT leaders have a lot of decisions to make. In this e-book, you’ll learn about the three most common paths that SAP licensees are taking. You’ll also meet clients who are actively on these paths and how it’s positively impacting business outcomes. Topics covered include: An overview of the most common paths to SAP innovation Determining your S/4HANA plans based on business needs, not vendor pressure Ways to approach the end of mainstream support for ECC6 The value of third-party support in defining your SAP roadmap
The Business Impacts of the IT Talent Shortage: CIO Research Results
In this on-demand webcast, Tom Schmidt, digital content director at CIO, and Brian Slepko, EVP, global service delivery at Rimini Street, review global research findings on the IT talent shortage and its impacts on business. Results from the study reveal IT leaders’ top business and technology challenges, their level of concern with the talent shortage, and the impact of remote work on the ability to recruit and retain IT talent. Tom and Brian also discuss: delivering business efficiencies strategies for addressing the IT talent shortage structuring a support organization for an environment with both old and new technology why outsourcing support for ERP applications can be a smart strategy Watch now.
Composable ERP for SAP: Your Roadmap, Your Advantage
Life changed significantly during the pandemic. Companies that changed along with it were able to gain competitive advantage. Companies that couldn’t (or wouldn’t) are likely still ramping up to new consumer and business realities. For either type of company, a composable ERP approach for SAP may pave the way for breakthrough innovation. With composable ERP, enterprises can “plug and play” easily integrated, best-of-breed ERP elements to deliver improved user experiences in response to changing market conditions.* Composable ERP creates options to drive growth within a Business-Driven Roadmap, where all IT activities are aligned with business priorities. For SAP customers running ECC or S/4HANA, or those planning a move to S/4HANA, composable ERP and a Business-Driven Roadmap can be a smart path to even greater success. Download the eBook to learn more about composable ERP for SAP. *TechTarget. “Experts predict flexibility as a top ERP trend in 2022.” January 10, 2022, Jim O’Donnell
Should I Stay or Should I Go Now? Oracle EBS and Database Roadmap Choices
As an Oracle customer, do you ever wonder if you should stay or go? Do you ever ask yourself: why do I love Oracle software? should I stay with EBS 12.1.x or go to EBS 12.2.x? how about Oracle Database versions 11, 12, 18, 19, or 21 vs. open source databases? should I stay with my on-premises application and technology software or go to cloud software? should I keep my data centers on-premises or go cloud or hybrid? The good news is that there are many options with pros and cons depending on your situation and strategy. In this webcast, Rimini Street President Sebastian Grady chats with Wells Enterprises’ CIO Ryan Schaap about their eight year partnership and the application rationalization strategy that has helped Wells drive transformative innovation. Topics include: a review of Oracle EBS and database roadmap choices security choices to minimize risk and maximize protection for these mission-critical systems evaluating the cost vs. value of upgrades prioritizing “which roadmap choices when” how to leverage third-party support to drive transformative growth Watch the webcast now.
Forrester Webinar ANZ
Featuring As Australian technology executives grapple with the dual expectation of delivering efficient yet effective outcomes in time of uncertainty while managing tech talent shortage, now is the time to think holistically about all elements of the technology portfolio to free human and financial capital. Rimini Street is delighted to present this webinar featuring guest speaker Sam Higgins, Principal Analyst at Forrester, which will deep dive into the latest ways of optimising and futureproofing your technology stack – leaving you with actionable insights you can implement right now! During this webinar you will learn: Insights on how to balance getting lean, getting organised and getting moving when it comes to freeing up human and financial capital How to make smarter decisions to optimise your application portfolio to remain modern and economically sound How to increase opportunity for innovation to accelerate next wave of business transformation by being future-fit
2022 IT Buyer Sentiment Survey: A GCC Countries Executive Summary
During times of disruption, companies within the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries that innovate and proactively invest in their own future can emerge stronger on the other side. How are CTOs and CIOs leading the charge to meet their 2022 objectives in a business landscape that included a global pandemic and economic and political uncertainty? What is the role — and priority — of technology in combating disruption for organisations with GCC countries? What are IT leaders’ feelings towards digital transformation and the cloud? What are their top IT initiatives for 2022? In this report sponsored by Rimini Street, Censuswide reveals results of its GCC region IT buyer sentiment survey covering industries including Telecoms, Financial Services, Oil and Gas, Retail, Manufacturing. They provide insights on those questions and more, including: What types of initiatives would IT leaders like to see more of in 2022? What initiatives would IT leaders like to cancel in 2022? What are the biggest challenges being faced when trying to meet digital transformation objectives? What are IT leaders’ plans, if any, for cloud migration? What % feel positively about their enterprise application vendor’s cloud offering? What % are looking to move to an opensource database? What % are dissatisfied with their enterprise application vendor support and why? Assess how your organisation stacks up — and your progress on digital transformation — by downloading the report today.