SAP Technology is a Sustainability Superhero
Our oceans are filling with plastic, our atmosphere is clogged with pollution, the planet is warming at an alarming rate, and the eight billion humans who live on it already have 33% less fresh water than a few decades ago. Saving the world seems too huge a task to realistically achieve.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
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
Successful Digital Transformation for SMEs
Advice from United VARs Members
We asked some of our United VARs members what advice they have for leaders of SMEs who are embarking on digital transformation.read more
Spotlight on... In Cloud Solutions
United VARs member for UK
Caroline Atkinson is the Owner and Director of In Cloud Solutions Ltd, the largest SAP Business ByDesign specialist in the UK. She started the company during a recession in 2012 with Liz Matraves who was her colleague for many years on the SAP Business ByDesign presales team and is In Cloud’s Consulting Director.read more
Good Data can Drive Sustainability
Data is arguably the most important tool for driving sustainability efforts in all industries. Data on energy, water, waste and ethical workforce practices are invaluable in enabling organizations to work more intelligently, sustainably and efficiently both internally and at the level of their supply chains.
The Changing Face of HR
Data-driven decision-making, employee experiences and the rise of HXM
Over fifty years ago, Robert Kennedy said in a speech, “There is a Chinese curse that says 'May you live in interesting times.' Like it or not, we live in interesting times. They are times of danger and uncertainty, but they are also more open to the creative energy of people than any other time in history”.read more
Business Transformation as a Service for the Midmarket
RISE with SAP
The ongoing restrictions and supply chain disruptions due to Covid-19 policies across the world mean organisations are having to respond to change faster than ever. To thrive in such uncertain times, it’s essential for businesses to become more agile and to have the right technology to help them uncover the insights from their data to drive process efficiencies and enable innovation so they can thrive.read more
Pharma plant digitally transforms with SAP S/4HANA in just 4 months
Kiara Health, a manufacturing partner for a top five pharmaceutical company, bought a manufacturing plant from one of the large pharmaceutical companies. They wanted to digitally transform the plant’s processes, from product ordering through to production. Working with United VARs member for South Africa, Seidor Westrocon, they migrated from SAP ECC and implemented a greenfield SAP S/4HANA in only 4 months. We talked to Martin Van Wyk, Director at Seidor Westrocon, to discover more about this successful digital transformation project.read more
Launching one of the largest ever SAP SuccessFactors Global Transformation in a Covid year
United VARs member for the UK & Ireland, Edenhouse Solutions, has been working with Dentons, a global law firm, for the past 18 months to transform their talent program. It is one of the largest ever SAP SuccessFactors implementations, bringing together 77 countries and 189 locations under a common global template.
Why are businesses running with transportation technology more effective?
Interview with David Vannoy, Vice President Sales and Marketing ProcessWeaver
David Vannoy presents United VARs new business partner ProcessWeaver and talks about the company's focus, expertise and how to deal with trends such as the Amazon Effect.
SAP Global Rollout Advice from United VARs Members
We asked a few of our United VARs members to share some advice for mid-market companies that are planning an international SAP roll-out…read more
Spotlight on B4B Solutions
A United VARs member for Austria and Germany
Lukas Kerschbaum is the Managing Director of B4B Solutions, a full-service CX provider for the main German-speaking countries. B4B Solutions enables its customers to provide superior omnichannel experiences in the B2B (Business-to-Business) space — from lead generation through to purchase, maintenance and after-sales. The company has created several add-ons to enhance SAP CX solutions.
Midsize B2B Manufacturers are Becoming Customer-Centric
When looking to improve their business with technology
solutions, B2B manufacturers in the mid-market tend to focus on transforming
their ERP and integrating, and where possible automating, core business processes. But competing on pricing, product specifications and delivery times is no longer enough to succeed.
Spotlight on…The Birchman Group
A United VARs member for United Kingdom
Richard Taylor is Partner at The Birchman Group, a SAP Global Platinum Partner head-quartered in the UK. The company has a focus on digital and business transformation through the SAP Business Technology Platform and was a ramp-up partner for SAP S/4HANA Cloud and winner of the prestigious SAP Pinnacle Award for SAP HANA in 2018. They recently won the United VARs award for ‘Newcomer of the year – OnPrem’.
By Anna Colette, B2B Tech Writer
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