Posts Tagged ‘IT’

Use Silent Setup to Automate your Infrastructure

Installing enterprise software can be an arduous task. Manually answering prompts with technical parameters in multiple environments (‘what was the IP address of the TEST database again?’) can be time consuming and error prone. Today, we’ll look at how you can use the SEEBURGER BIS silent setup in order to minimize errors, shrink install times, […]

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Stretching the IT Spend: Address Pain Points and gain Competitive Advantages with an FSI-specific Platform

Welcome to the first of our series of seven posts on choosing an FSI secure data transmission platform! Over the last 5 years, banking infrastructure decision makers are increasingly being faced with new legislation and compliance regulations that change how IT systems are managed and monitored. IT budgets are expended managing these changes and although […]

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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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