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Your Enterprise Software Blueprint: Building Business Resiliency and Funding Innovation Securely
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Your Enterprise Software Blueprint: Building Business Resiliency and Funding Innovation Securely

IT professionals are continually challenged by budget constraints, a low inventory of skilled workers, and ongoing supply chain issues. Watch this virtual thought leadership webinar moderated by Anne Plese, Sr. Director of Product Marketing at Rimini Street. You’ll gain insights from two IT professionals who are creatively addressing these issues. They also discuss hot topics such as: IT modernization strategy, customer-driven innovation, upscaling internal talent, reskilling in the IT industry, and how to demonstrate the business value of IT solutions. Learn from Vinitha Simon, Head of Enterprise Architecture at Western Governors University, and Jeff Shepard, Senior IT Director at American Greetings AG Digital as they share ideas on how to develop comprehensive, strategic plans for your organization’s digital future.

Help Maximize Your SAP Investment and Drive Innovation
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Help Maximize Your SAP Investment and Drive Innovation

Many SAP licensees, even after paying their annual support invoices, still endure hours of self-support on customisations, chasing down support tickets and inflexible vendor roadmaps resulting in drained resources that could otherwise be deployed on projects to drive innovation. There’s a better way. Hear how T-Mobile optimised resources, filled skills gaps, and deployed their team towards bigger initiatives. Find out how to migrate to next-gen systems on your timetable instead of SAP’s — as well as how to address current SAP trends. It’s 10 minutes well spent. Watch now.

Prioritize Investments and Reduce Costs to Fund Digital Transformation for Retail
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Prioritize Investments and Reduce Costs to Fund Digital Transformation for Retail

Competing successfully in retail has become increasingly tied to reducing costs and funding IT transformation. In this on-demand webinar Kayak founder Terry Jones, Wells Enterprises (and Blue Bunny ice cream brand) CIO Ryan Schaap, and Rimini Street president Sebastian Grady discuss the mandate for digital innovation in the complex, evolving world of retail. Learn how industry leaders are funding digital transformation for retail and implementing innovative technology; how you can reduce your enterprise software support budget and stop paying into a dated vendor support model; and how the 108-year-old parent company of the Blue Bunny brand is driving growth through acquisitions and digital transformation. Watch the on-demand webinar now.

Avoid Hidden ERP Costs to Help Fund Innovation and Your Future ERP
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Avoid Hidden ERP Costs to Help Fund Innovation and Your Future ERP

In this on-demand webinar, learn how IT leaders can avoid hidden ERP costs through third-party support and can then use the savings to help fund innovation, their future ERPs, and staff retention. Third-party support has origins in significantly reducing the cost of ERP software maintenance, but has become a key driver for enterprises to free up budget and the IT team for next-generation ERP solutions and digital innovation. In this presentation, Anne Plese of Rimini Street and Rebecca Wettemann of technology analyst firm Valoir also discuss addressing operational barriers to achieve IT roadmap success, engaging IT teams for staff retention, and how three Rimini Street clients unlocked millions of dollars in working capital to help fund digital transformation. Watch the webinar now.

The Pros and Cons of the Oracle Support Rewards Program
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The Pros and Cons of the Oracle Support Rewards Program

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.

Retail Industry Digital Transformation and How to Fund It
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Retail Industry Digital Transformation and How to Fund It

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.

How to Fund your Digital Transformation Goals and Initiatives
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How to Fund your Digital Transformation Goals and Initiatives

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.

Are you a Keeper or a Replacer? Making ERP Strategy Roadmap Decisions that are Right for your Customers
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Are you a Keeper or a Replacer? Making ERP Strategy Roadmap Decisions that are Right for your Customers

Software decision makers need to drive innovation to deliver increased revenue and improved customer experiences. Unfortunately, an expensive and risky ERP migration can sidetrack these goals. Join Principal Analyst Duncan Jones from Forrester Research to learn how to create an ERP roadmap that delivers a higher level of service and experience for your customers. He’ll compare key criteria and scenarios for keeping versus replacing your current stable ERP system, and how you can drive increased competitive advantage through a customer-centric ERP roadmap. Sign up for your free webinar today and discover the criteria successful companies are using to decide whether to upgrade their ERP systems. You’ll learn which ones make good business sense for you and which ones mainly benefit your ERP vendor.

Customer Fireside Chat: Top Three Ways to Improve SAP Service Support through AMS
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Customer Fireside Chat: Top Three Ways to Improve SAP Service Support through AMS

Companies are changing how they run critical SAP systems – taking advantage of new delivery models that improve relationships with business users. With integrated support and application management services – you can scale to meet critical project milestones accelerating digital initiatives. In this one-hour fireside chat featuring guest speaker Pascal Buchner, ITS Director & CIO, The International Air Transport Association (IATA), you’ll learn how companies are modernising how they manage their SAP systems with preventative maintenance to reduce manual processes and keep software from breaking. We will explore how Rimini Street’s flexible, consultative Application Managed Services approach has enabled IATA to reduce overall open incident volumes, while improving cash flow as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. Questions we will ask include: How has your IT mission and priorities changed over the last 12 months? Where are your immediate savings opportunities for IT Today? How are you freeing up funds to focus on customer and business needs? What were the main reasons for considering third-party support services? Matthew Holmes, Director, Global Application Management Services at Rimini Street will also share new insight on getting more out of your SAP software while reducing project backlogs and simplifying IT service delivery.

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