According to the global IDG survey of SAP licensees, nine out of 10 respondents reported being happy with their current releases.1 Yet, they’re facing SAP S/4HANA migration pressure combined with the pressure to innovate, recovery from a global pandemic, and tightening budgets. Given these challenges, IT leaders need to make strategic choices that drive competitiveness and value. If you’re debating a migration to S/4HANA or maintaining your current release, the white paper, “How Organizations Can Minimize Risk by Reviewing Their SAP S/4HANA Migration Strategy,” can help you sort through the decision. From evaluating risk through post-migration planning, this white paper covers the major considerations of making the move or staying put in four steps: Evaluating your current environment and whether making the move is financially and strategically sound Designing your ideal environment around SAP or choosing SaaS-based options to augment your existing release Preparing for an SAP S/4HANA migration and ensuring your environment is ready to take advantage of new capabilities Customizing the new environment to your business needs amid the post-migration budget challenges Download a complimentary copy of the full white paper to guide your SAP S/4HANA migration strategy. 1 IDG Communications, Inc., “Navigating the Future of SAP: How IT leaders are accelerating innovation while maximizing ERP investments,” 2021
Oracle is offering a new Support Rewards Program, to help its customers spend less on support. In reality, this much-ballyhooed program is unlikely to help anyone spend less on Oracle support; rather, it seemingly locks customers into Oracle cloud and increases their yearly support spend. Find out more about the new Oracle Support Rewards Program and what it means for your Oracle cloud infrastructure cost. View this lively on-demand webinar discussion, featuring a panel of experts from Palisade Compliance and Rimini Street. They’ll answer wide-ranging questions about the Oracle Support Rewards Program, including: What are its pros and cons? Who really benefits? What’s not included in the program? Does it actually lower your support spend? This informative on-demand webinar delivers the facts about the Oracle Support Rewards Program. Want to actually lower your Oracle costs? Contact the independent, third-party support experts at Rimini Street.
In this on-demand webinar, learn how IT leaders are funding retail industry digital transformation, unlocking working capital to drive growth and improve security. Up to 90% of an enterprise’s IT budget can be consumed by ongoing operations and enhancements, leaving just 10% for strategic innovation. So how can CIOs pay for the retail digital transformation that can help give them a competitive advantage? Rimini Street’s Anne Plese explains how these CIOs can successfully implement digital transformation in the retail industry through the savings and operational efficiencies of unified support services for ERP applications and databases. Watch the on-demand webinar now.
Ideally, digital transformation moves at the speed of business. Unfortunately, ERP innovation does not. Hybrid IT solutions can help you keep up. A hybrid IT environment includes a combination of internally deployed technology and cloud-based technology. The key to optimizing hybrid IT — and hybrid IT ROI — is determining what moves to the cloud and what stays put. When considering the decision, it’s important to stay focused on your own enterprise rather than what others, including competitors, may be doing. Your criteria for a hybrid IT model will be unique to your business. What’s the ideal mix? Consider these three factors when designing your hybrid IT model: collaboration with other IT ecosystems, including suppliers and partners integration risk tolerance for data and processes hybrid IT environment security including, e.g., visibility into SaaS security Moving technology to the cloud is an important, highly visible decision. This white paper contains a detailed analysis for evaluating the factors, best practice recommendations, and a sample framework for assessing cloud readiness. Read this white paper and start creating your successful hybrid IT model today.
Digital transformation goals and strategies are essential in good times and bad, to help create a sustainable competitive advantage. The challenge for CIOs is to find a way to fund transformation when ongoing IT operations and enhancements can consume up to 90% of the typical IT budget. There can be also be resistance to fully funding IT despite the considerable potential benefits. Fortunately for Oracle and SAP licensees, the budget and resources to drive digital transformation goals and innovations are well within reach. Learn more in this on-demand webinar, including how to: Cut Oracle and SAP maintenance costs Reduce licensing fees in many cases Redirect capital and IT resources to strategic growth initiatives Watch the on-demand webinar now.
What was the retail shopping experience like for consumers during the pandemic? What lessons did retailers learn about digital transformation to continue to drive success post-pandemic? Gartner addresses these questions and more in its recent report, Top Trends in Retail Digital Transformation and Innovation for 2021. The report includes an analysis of new consumer behaviors that were facilitated by retail technology in 2020, and identifies seven key digital transformation trends in retail to inform enterprise strategy and help prioritize IT investments in 2021 and beyond. As the world emerges from a touchless, stay-at-home economy, the “next normal” is now. To get a high-level overview of what that looks like, for consumers and retailers, plus what new IT investment strategies may prevail, view this infographic now. And to learn more about all of Gartner’s digital transformation trends in retail, read the full complimentary report.
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