Most ERP customers are very happy with their enterprise software the way it is. It works — and works well. Oracle delivers reliable, mature solutions that need only two things: customization and great support. This eBook explores how leading enterprises including Atkins, BrandSafway and Dean Foods have liberated valuable resources and achieved the agility and control needed to innovate.
This is the era of business transformation. Your IT team is expected to deliver innovation that disrupts the status quo within your industry and build a competitive advantage for your business. Yet Oracle seems to be delivering less value to you than ever before. Instead of continuing to make massive investments in an enterprise application system that already works, maybe it’s time to rethink your strategy.
This is the era of business transformation. Your IT team is expected to deliver innovation that disrupts the status quo within your industry and build a competitive advantage for your business. Yet your ERP vendor is delivering less value to you than ever before. There’s a better way. Adopt a strategy of innovation agility and create opportunities for your organization today.
You run your financials, sales, production, human resources and more on your enterprise software. In some cases having your system down can bring your company to its knees and cost millions of dollars per hour. So quality, professional support is vital. Traditionally major enterprise software vendors, have simply tacked on support and maintenance as a percentage of your license costs. With these fees, the vendor has promised to deliver fixes, patches, certifications and upgrades. But is it delivering on that promise? Increasingly, companies are examining this enterprise software support model more closely. This eBook looks at some of the myths and pitfalls that may have dissuaded companies from actually making the move away from their original vendor, sacrificing significant savings and innovation opportunities in the process. We contrast these lingering doubts with the facts and realities, along with some practical guidance about the choices available to you.
The advent of databases in the 1980s represented a phenomenal breakthrough for business. Companies around the world capitalized on relational databases to run smarter, faster and more profitably. Today, Oracle, IBM, Microsoft and SAP are at the heart of almost every Fortune 500 and Global 2000 company, including yours. Instead of continuing to make massive investments in a database that already works, maybe it’s time to rethink your strategy.
A Global Survey of IT and Finance Decision Makers Vanson Bourne, an independent research firm in the U.K. collected global survey responses from 900 technology and finance decision makers between January and March 2018. Survey findings indicate that the tremendous potential of digital business is top of mind for these leaders, yet many are dissatisfied with the speed of innovation happening in their firms. In this report you will: Learn the biggest obstacles many face as a barrier to IT innovation Find out where digital transformation falls as a driver for future IT investment Learn how to unlock funds spent on “keeping the lights on” Download our complimentary eBook today.
The rise in popularity of the software-as-a-service (SaaS) delivery model has resulted in numerous assumptions about this delivery platform. However, it has been difficult for many companies to separate fact from fiction. As a result, there’s legitimate concern that some companies are deploying SaaS solutions based on false assumptions. This eBook serves a primer for corporate IT buyers. It can be used to make sense of the SaaS messaging communicated by software vendors in general and SAP in particular. The eBook provides insight into true SaaS, thus enabling buyers to examine whether SaaS will truly be associated with lower total cost of ownership for an application. Generally, it can be said that there is significant confusion around SaaS, especially in relation to pricing and contract terms
IT organizations are under pressure to begin a costly “rip-and-replace” implementation of S/4HANA. Many SAP customers may defer making an S/4HANA decision after evaluating its early maturity, cost and limited ROI, while others may say “no” to S/4HANA to evaluate other modern cloud applications. Others will place their bets and start the journey of implementing S/4HANA now. Regardless of the path they are considering, Rimini Street helps clients define their SAP strategy before, during and after the potential implementation of S/4HANA. This eBook highlights a few examples of how organizations like yours are optimizing their current and future ERP roadmaps with Rimini Street.
For so many CIOs and their IT teams, day-to-day operations get in the way of game-changing innovation. No one questions the value of developing user-centric applications, adopting AI technologies or moving to the cloud. The challenge is that IT teams rarely have capacity to get it done. While there are many benefits to move away from a rigid, costly vendor software support model, this ebook highlights the seven reasons why third-party enterprise software support from Rimini Street has become the preferred support model for IT teams who want to stop paying for overpriced maintenance contracts and start funding innovation.
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