Business Application Modernization: Replace or Renovate?
With the current state of change in global events and the economy, organizations that take a business-driven approach to ERP maintenance and evolution can be better positioned to meet objectives than those who do not. And having a roadmap that enables new technologies and new business models can lead to growth and competitive advantage in the face of fluctuating market conditions. But what’s the best path to modernization? Should you replace existing systems or renovate them? In this on-demand webinar, Rimini Street’s Scott Hays sits down with Duncan Jones, vice president and principal analyst at Forrester, to discuss topics including: innovating around the edges of your ERP modernizing with a variety of platforms rather than an omni suite replacement customizations and security considering both the IT perspective and the business perspective You won’t want to miss this insightful conversation. Watch now.
State Library Victoria Improves ERP Security and Support for Oracle On-Premises
Bradley Vice, CFO of State Library Victoria in Melbourne, had software challenges. And the pandemic made them worse. The library was running an older version of Oracle EBS on-premises and needed improved support, functional enhancements, and stronger ERP security to serve the growing number of online visitors that emerged with the pandemic. Software vendor support was low value, and regularly applying vendor security patches was putting a great deal of stress on internal teams. Watch this short, on-demand webinar interview to hear how Vice solved his problems through improved L4 support and proactive ERP security products from Rimini Street, freeing up his team to focus on innovation.
Your Future Options with SAP
Relying on SAP to run your business? Pressuring you to migrate to S/4HANA and nudging you to give up your perpetual license for cloud-based subscription licenses are just a few ways they may be trying to lock you into SAP for the long term. With mainstream maintenance for Business Suite 7 core applications ending in 2027, you have some important decisions to make. In this 30-minute segment, we cover the key dates and drivers of those decisions and why it’s best to keep your options open. You will learn about: • Vendor-driven roadmap and business-driven roadmap differences • Clarity on dates and other drivers for decision-making • 5 strategies to guide your S/4HANA migration Watch now! Speakers Luiz MariottoGVP, SAP Product ManagementRimini Street Scott HaysSenior Director, Product MarketingRimini Street
Exposing Oracle’s Reported Support Price Hikes and How It Impacts You
Instead of the usual 3-4% increase, Oracle has supposedly increased its support prices by 8% this year. The question for CIOs and application leaders becomes ‘what to do about it?’ Do you eat the cost by tightening your belt or cutting investments in new technologies and innovations? Join Rimini Street’s VP of Product Strategy, Renee Wells and GM & GVP of Oracle Services, Frank Reneke, as we look at the options facing Oracle licensees in the face of rising support costs and lagging support value. We answer lingering questions such as: Can you justify Oracle support costs if the support value doesn’t improve? Is it time to reexamine the link between your IT strategy and business outcomes? Are you able to retain your top IT talent, especially in the face of price increases? Is it time to consider third-party support services to escape a vendor-driven roadmap? Register now and watch the discussion for key factors you should consider before enduring Oracle’s reported price increases for the same support, migrating to the cloud, or focusing on a composable ERP strategy.
Maximizing SAP Value with Rimini Street
Predictions of an economic turmoil. End of mainstream support for ECC in 2027. Pressure to migrate to S/4HANA. With all of these factors on the table, you still need to find ways to keep moving forward with self-funded projects that drive innovation around your SAP platforms. The push from SAP to adopt S/4HANA is forcing IT leaders to make decisions – fast. And while some organizations have been quick to implement S/4HANA, many companies are still evaluating the solution. Valoir Research Principal Analyst and HR Tech Top 100 Influencer, Rebecca Wettemann, conducted in-depth interviews with third-party support for SAP clients and found four unique camps of organizations with respect to the S/4HANA journey: Early adopters Planners Evaluators Skeptics Find out what makes each camp unique, the impacts on their future plans, and why third-party support and services make sense regardless of your chosen path. Which camp are you in? Read the report to find out – and how to pave a smart path for your SAP strategy.
Intermedium Research of Public Sector CIO Priorities 2022
The pandemic dispelled the notion that going digital was optional for Australian and New Zealand governments. Now that citizens, ministers, and employees have discovered the benefits of public sector digital transformation, agency CIOs are facing extra pressure to transform ICT environments even faster. Yet legacy systems, capability shortages, and high supplier costs can impede rapid progress. A new independent research report by Intermedium, captures key CIO priorities for 2023 and discusses third-party software support as a solution to help: expedite public sector digital transformation close IT talent gaps reduce costs This new report was unveiled at the Gartner IT Symposium, Gold Coast, on September 12th. Register now to receive the report.
CISO’s Security Guide
The threat landscape continues to evolve. Traditional perimeter security and vendor patching only strategies aren’t able to stand up against many advanced attacks. Protection for the next era of security demands new tactics, tools, and strategies. In this e-book, we offer IT security leaders guidance on where to focus efforts and how to approach new security models. Topics include: The emergence of cybersecurity mesh architecture (CSMA) and how it impacts your existing security infrastructure How zero trust and defense in depth security models differ from traditional security methods Best practices for building a strong cybersecurity stance Advice on mitigating your #1 security risk – your people Complete the form to download your free copy.
Sharpen Your SAP Talent Strategy for ERP Innovation
CIOs today must continually deliver at a high level despite limited resources. The tech talent shortage adds to the complexity, particularly with legacy SAP systems that require significant maintenance resources. Third-party software support can help. Rebecca Wettemann, Principal Analyst at research firm, Valoir, and Scott Hays, Senior Director Product Marketing at Rimini Street, lead an insightful discussion on third-party support and how it’s enabling CIOs to innovate around the edges of their high-performing SAP systems and engage and retain key talent. Topics include: 4 Key areas where CIOs are driving transformation around their current ERP Budgeting for edge innovation projects Best practices for engaging IT teams on edge ERP initiatives You won’t want to miss this valuable discussion. Watch now. Speakers Rebecca WettemannPrincipal AnalystValoir Inc. Scott HaysSenior Director, Product MarketingRimini Street
How to Solve Salesforce Skills Gaps and Boost Performance
As the global leader in commercial design and manufacturing with flagship clients like Starbucks, Hilton, and McDonalds, Elkay Interior Systems (EIS) has a sprawling and complex IT environment. Over this past year, it has been able to reduce complexity, improve service, and cut costs with Rimini Street application management services (AMS) for its Salesforce environment. In this on-demand webinar presentation, EIS’s Tammy Miller, global IT director, and Abraham Nugent, business solution analyst, join Rimini Street President, Sebastian Grady, to discuss their journey with Salesforce and how they found an alternative path to improving their Salesforce operations. Topics covered include: The impact of Salesforce hiring and resourcing challenges Tactics to address resourcing challenges and get more out of your Salesforce investment The value of an unlimited ticket model Ways that EIS uses Rimini Street to unlock the art of the possible