Cure Your ERP Headaches through Consolidation and Third-Party Support
Has your ERP become complex, expensive, and labor-intensive? Are you balancing multiple ERP systems? Are you facing an IT talent shortage? If you answered yes to any of these, this Rimini Street-sponsored research report is for you. UK business technology publisher Computing surveyed organizations regarding their: current ERP setup and if it meets their needs plans for ERP cloud migration IT skills and resourcing challenges factors influencing ERP consolidation perspective on the role of third-party support in ERP consolidation The report takes a detailed look at responses to 12 survey topics, including the greatest benefits from consolidating multiple ERP systems and the biggest barriers to ERP consolidation. Based on the research findings, Computing explores ERP consolidation and third-party support as effective remedies for ERP headaches. For the complete analysis, read the full report.
Three Key Trends Reshaping Government Technology Roadmaps
Agencies across Australia and New Zealand are looking to digitally transform their organisations to deliver better, faster, and more secure services to the public. Whether that transformation comes in the form of significant platform upgrades, new services for the public to access, or even modernising such systems as HR and Finance, the Government of tomorrow is bound to look far different to that of today. At Rimini Street, we work with government agencies of all kinds across the region. We have taken the time to understand their requirements, and we understand the solutions they need to address the challenges they face. In those discussions, IT teams have openly revealed the specific problems they face as the technology landscape evolves. Download the eBook now to learn more about the three key trends we identified which are directing the evolution of government agencies in distinct ways.
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
3 Smart Paths to Innovation for Your SAP Roadmap
What are your next steps for SAP roadmap innovation? With the scheduled end of mainstream support date looming, migration considerations, 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 roadmap innovation Determining your migration plans based on business needs 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.