Posts Tagged ‘IT’

SAPinsider article sheds light on supply chain troubleshooting

Things like locating a customer order or figuring out why it didn’t ship in an ERP or SAP system can be, well, pretty much a mess. It can take hours to answer simple questions, concerning customers, stalling supply chains, and costing a bundle in labor costs and missed SLA deadline penalties. A little Q&A will [...]

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Trouble in Paradise for Risk Management and Banking

Whoever passed around the memo about aligning IT with the business apparently forgot to give it to people who work at banks. A recent article from Forbes goes so far as to say many business leaders feel “disdain” towards their IT risk management staff, and that those same IT staffers are pretty frustrated with budgetary [...]

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Dropbox Hack Highlights Need for BYOD Security

A recent confession by Dropbox that their system was hacked should make every CIO’s blood run cold, not to mention validate IBM’s recent ban on the file hosting service. In the absence of an enterprise data access strategy that extends to tablets and smartphones, BYOD users are turning to free consumer services like Dropbox to [...]

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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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Step away from the supply chain management dead zone

Al has a problem. He just got a phone call from one of his company’s biggest clients about a missed delivery. He wants to know where the EDI order is but can’t locate it in SAP. The only thing his coworker Carole can see is that the order can’t be processed, and the EDI specialist [...]

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Not just another file transfer solution

The Web. Email. FTP. SFTP. With so many ways to share files these days, it might seem a little redundant to throw another method into the mix. SEEBURGER Managed File Transfer (SEE MFT) for SAP is anything but redundant though. It’s the first comprehensive solution for managing file transfers in and out of SAP to [...]

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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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When buying in bulk just doesn’t cut it – Rethinking your consolidation strategy

Sometimes cutting costs just isn’t enough anymore. Case in point, IT has been dealing with the same problem in the same way ever since the economic downturn. You’ve been told to cut costs however you can. As with many challenges that spring out of economic turbulence though, the solution was a little short-sighted. Years later [...]

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Answers to common questions about MFT

When it comes to making IT changes, there are bound to be plenty of questions. So I’ve compiled a list of the questions we hear most often when it comes to making the switch to Managed File Transfer (MFT). Q. What is MFT and why would I want it? A. MFT is a way of [...]

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SEEBURGER’s Brian Jolley Named to AIAG Global Engineering & IT Steering Committee

We caught up with Brian to discuss the significance of this appointment:   What is the AIAG committee that you’ve been invited to join? I have been placed on the Global Engineering and IT Steering Committee of AIAG and will initially be serving as a member of the Supplier Connectivity Workgroup. The GE&IT Steering Committee [...]

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