How digital transformation projects are enabling finance leaders to thrive in difficult times
Amidst the current restrictions and uncertainties, it may be tempting to just focus on how to keep the most urgent, business-critical processes running efficiently. But many midsize businesses are investing in digital transformation projects; for example, upgrading to Intelligent ERP platforms which centralize information in the cloud, and enable people to work from home with the right level of authorizations and access control.read more
A Brief Look at the Intelligent Enterprise
Christian Klein, CEO of SAP, recently stated, “Together, as Intelligent Enterprises, we can turn the world’s biggest challenges into our greatest opportunities. The recent pandemic is a crisis that will drastically impact societies and business for months and probably years. Digital transformation is no longer an option, but a must.”read more
4 Ways to Increase your Supply Chain Resilience
The current pandemic has brought supply chain to the top of concerns for most midsize businesses. We have seen demand volatility spikes; and increase in demand for medical equipment and vital necessities plus a huge drop in demand for luxury items such as new cars.read more
How to be more effective with remote working
Over the past few months while many businesses have struggled to deliver, In Cloud Solutions saw those with strong systems already in place maintain a high level of service.
This was the comment from one of our customers, Lloyd’s Register; "Taking a moment to reflect on how 'lucky' we were at Lloyd's Register for having implemented an end-to-end cloud-based ERP before the global pandemic hit. It ultimately meant we could keep all our lights on during global lockdowns and continue to support our customers who themselves perform such essential functions for the world at the moment."read more
Establishing Future - Proof Digital Platforms
Seven of the ten most valuable companies globally are now based on a platform business model: Apple, Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Facebook, Tencent and Alibaba, and they have used the model to grow exponentially, taking significant market share from established firms. With customers spending the majority of their time on digital platforms – e.g. social, messaging –do you believe they are becoming the preferred and dominant business model offering for consumers?read more
How Mobile Projects Can Attract New Millennial Talent
Millions of people everyday use iPads and mobile phones to shop, book holidays, order takeaway food, taxis and more. People in their twenties have never known any other way of doing things. For them, using mobile devices is as natural and normal as breathing. So how can mobile projects attract new millenial talent? It seems like United VARs member from Denmark 2BM has the right answer!read more
How COVID-19 is accelerating the move to SAP S/4HANA
United VARs members are reporting a recent increase in enquiries from SAP ECC6 customers wanting to bring forward their migration to SAP S/4HANA. This Intelligent ERP enables enterprises to unlock the insights in their data and know what changes to make for increased business value and productivity. According to SAP, S/4HANA customers typically experience a 10%–40% boost in productivity.read more
Disruptive Technologies: Let's get Phygital
The word disruption may have a negative connotation, however digital disruption is a positive movement for the technology world and can improve and transform a business model giving professionals the opportunity to re-engineer their organisation in a much more efficient and agile manner.
At the heart of all digital disruption is data, which fuels operational and digital transformation and we look at how some United VARs members collect data, platforms used to manage data and how data is made available.read more
COVID-19: How United VARs Members are Responding
COVID-19 has affected businesses throughout the world and while work didn’t stop, many workplaces did - with employees having to adapt to new ways and methods of working. We were interested to know how United VARs members have been responding to these challenges to support customers, colleagues and communities. It is apparent technology is playing an important role in building the world’s business confidence back up again and we would like to share a snapshot of some examples of what members are doing and saying during the pandemic.read more
Seidor and United VARs prove to be a winning combination in China, Africa…and beyond!
The global service network United VARs is experienced in executing SAP projects anywhere. UVARs members use the same quality standard in all countries, therefore reducing the risks that most CEOs and CIOs assume are unavoidable.
At SEIDOR, we have used the UVARS network with great success in SAP deployments – most recently in Central Africa and China. Our UVARs colleagues in Lagos, Nigeria and Beijing, China helped us to manage local specifics in a natural and easy way, which greatly helped our clients’ success.
Author: Alberto de Dios, Director Large Enterprise at Seidor
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COVID-19 and Beyond - How to manage risk in your supply chain and prepare for future disruptions
At the beginning of this year, organizations had no idea what was going to happen and how unready their supply chains were for facing the Covid-19 pandemic. In his recent video presentation, Mr. Tomas Fertig, CEO and president of Seidor USA, gives some tips on how companies can adapt to the current changes and also how to compose risk mitigation plans for future disruptions.
Plan your maintenance or field service activity
Work preparation is quite valuable. The work orders you create have to make life easier for the scheduler and your technicians to do their job in the field.
Maintenance can be largely a formulaic process when it's properly planned. However, the details on work orders are often not complete. Are they created from a blank page again and again, even though you have carried out similar jobs previously, requiring the same spare parts or the same steps?
What the future looks like for businesses after Covid-19
There is much more to the future Post Covid-19 than just pulling off the "dust sheets" and restarting business operations as they were before. Companies will be working out new ways to get their employees back in the offices and working safely. Supplies will need re-ordering and everyday processes re-booting. Sectors, like hospitality, may have to stay mothballed for a bit longer before it’s wise to re-open and demand picks up, but even if it's not happening at the moment– there is a feeling that now is a right time for preparations to be made.
Cybersecurity in times of Coronavirus
The hasty implementation of remote working exposes companies to cyber attacks
As a result of the coronavirus, many companies have taken preventive remote working for their employees as a protective measure. Which, in many cases, is a hasty and impromptu move that has forced employees to make use of their own computers and technology to access corporate resources. Thus, exposing data and resources of the companies to possible cyber attacks.
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