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Dieter SteigerDieter Steiger SAP – costs too high by up to 30%!

11/02/2010 by Dieter Steiger

Experience shows that implementing and operating SAP applications typically costs 10-30% more than it should. SAP cleverly positions new systems on a regular basis that offer questionable benefits to customers within the overall context, and do not really contribute to an SAP optimization. Examples include Accelerated SAP (ASAP), SAP Netweaver and of course the Run SAP initiative with SAP Solution Manager.

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Ruben MeierRuben Meier HP Service Manager Stressed by Real Change Management

04/21/2009 by Ruben Meier

HP Service Manager is used to administer and process tickets within the framework of IT Service Management. The Service Manager adheres to ITIL V3. Various modules are used, such as incident, problem, change, etc. With the ESS (Employee Self Service) Web control surface, end users can issue their own interaction tickets, which a support technician can then use to open an incident. If no solution is found, the  Service Desk can transfer incidents and interaction tickets as well as track problems and changes.

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Serge BaumbergerSerge Baumberger Application Security – Money Still Being Squandered on It

04/03/2009 by Serge Baumberger

Security is especially important in online applications, yet far too little attention is paid to it. Perform a quick risk assessment just prior to implementation, jerry-rig a plug for the biggest holes, and you’ll have the software up and running in no time. Then a few days later, the first bytes of customer data are stolen. Does it have to happen this way?

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Michael LoebbertMichael Loebbert Cultural patterns and corporate success

02/04/2009 by Michael Loebbert

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Peter HelfensteinPeter Helfenstein How Tool-based SAP Change Control Helps SAP Customers

01/29/2009 by Peter Helfenstein

HP PPM in combination with beteo’s SAP Change Control Current Practice can help SAP customers to reduce cost and risk the SAP change process.

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Ruben MeierRuben Meier Integrating Jira and HP Quality Center

01/21/2009 by Ruben Meier

Testing departments use HP Quality Center (QC) for quality management and testing activities. Besides managing test requirements, it also helps them to compile test plans, and to conduct and monitor testing. In addition, Quality Center gives them a way to manage all defect tracking.

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Dieter SteigerDieter Steiger SAP Consolidation – a Challenge to Further Development?

01/09/2009 by Dieter Steiger

In a highly interesting and descriptive blog posting on the SAP Community Network, Tao Zhang, who works for Benteler Group, discusses the SAP consolidation process. His article focuses on the challenges and potential benefits, approaching the issue from the company’s perspective.

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Peter HelfensteinPeter Helfenstein beteo Successfully Assists SBB in Implementing HP Quality Center

12/10/2008 by Peter Helfenstein

Test factory based on HP Quality Center is available for all SBB projects

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Fritz MosonyiFritz Mosonyi SAP Upgrade Analysis – Procedures and Results

11/25/2008 by Fritz Mosonyi

In reply to numerous inquiries, I would like to take the opportunity to describe, in greater detail, the SAP Upgrade analysis using IntelliCorp LiveCompare.

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Robert SutzRobert Sutz Three Phases for Project Leadership Success

10/17/2008 by Robert Sutz

The article Efficient and Targeted Project Execution describes how on time and on budget execution and successful completion of complex projects can be realized. It requires clearly defined leadership process covering all people involved supported by software-based leadership systems.

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