Archive for the ‘Modernization’ Category

BYOD Is Not Going Away—in fact, it’s going to explode.

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) is basically an official, unofficial or unwanted policy of employees bringing their own mobile devices to work to use for work purposes. They use their devices to access confidential company applications, data and files. BYOD exposes companies to significant risk. But it also offers companies significant opportunities. As far as [...]

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How did you learn to swim?

Hopefully you had a swim coach rather than a quick shove into the deep end of the pool. Just like learning how to swim, bridging the gap between what employees know about data security and what they do about it during the course of a normal day requires guidance. That guidance must be interesting and [...]

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5 Major Risks of Operating with a Legacy IT Infrastructure

Many companies run a mix of point solutions acquired on a piecemeal basis for EDI, B2B integration and file transfer. These applications are expensive and complex to manage and lack advanced capabilities such as visibility enabled by integration with enterprise applications. Other risks and downsides of running legacy B2B and file transfer solutions:  A lack [...]

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Top 10 Benefits of Using a Single Platform for Transactions of All Types

Significant business benefits come with replacing outdated, disparate systems with a single platform that can handle all types of data transfer securely and reliably. First, the following benefits are associated with using a single platform for transferring both structured and unstructured data: Reduces risk, cuts operating costs, improves customer service, shortens time to market Speeds [...]

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SAPinsider covers eight great reasons to modernize B2B architecture

B2B integration architecture needs a makeover. When it comes to whether or not it meets the demands of a modern business, many are simply not passing the test. All too often businesses still rely on a veritable soup of integration technology—which is expensive and lacks features like SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP). Furthermore, a recent [...]

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One IT Improvement that Can Pay Big Dividends for Banks

Banks are under fire these days.  This means that bank IT people are under fire – more than usual, even. Particularly with growing  transaction volumes, consolidating and modernizing B2B communications is an obvious place to save money, reduce risk and speed time-to-market.   But few of us have the time, money or reputation capital to risk [...]

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Modernization and Consolidation Webinar: A leading supplier’s journey

SAPInsider Webinar on Consolidating and Modernizing B2B/EDI Applications An outdated, legacy B2B/EDI system is a tangled web that can really drain resources and hold a company back. Such was the case at Magna International, one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers. It needed an effective way to streamline and more efficiently connect with customers, trading [...]

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Major benefits of new SAP best practices – Supply Chain Monitor for SAP

SAP is a wonderful supply chain management application. But what good are insight and problem solving capabilities if only your IT department and EDI specialists can access them? A gap in the supply chain management process leads to higher costs, long wait times and customer service problems — the ultimate triad of business problems. You [...]

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