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ERP RESEARCH

Insight from Resulting ERP research projects including SAP S/4HANA and RISE.

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The SAP Success Report

Discover the most important factors in determining if your SAP programme will deliver on time, on budget and on value.

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The extinction of the monolithic ERP system

Learnt to navigate a composable ERP future with this guide including data from your peers and advice from ERP experts.

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Don't migrate to S/4HANA until you've read this research.

Find out how your peers are building their S/4HANA business cases and what you can do to start moving to S/4.

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Will you survive the SAP skills apocalypse?

With S/4 on the horizon and an aging workforce the SAP industry faces a massive skills challenge. Find out what you can do. 

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Critical RAAIDD Log Safety Checks for ERP Programme Pilots

In this guide we give you 7 actionable insights that will transform how you manage RAAIDD on your ERP programmes.

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The RISE and fall of SAP's relevance

SAP believe RISE will help you migrate to S/4HANA. This research suggest some alternative steps you should consider to get the most from S/4 migration.

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The Package Portfolio Matrix

Use the package portfolio matrix to understand which business processes are most important to your business strategy and ERP selection.

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Boilerplate: ERP Spec and Selection Guide

Use this proven methodology to find the right software vendor and delivery partner for you. 

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5 Big Mistakes people make when creating an SAP Center of Excellence

Most of the benefits of ERP materialise after go-live, so the CoE is vital. Don't make these 5 big CoE mistakes.

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SAP go-live is the beginning not the end.

Dr Derek Prior explains his 7 tips for building an effective, mature SAP CoE.

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The 7 habits of highly successful SAP PMOs

The PMO is the delivery glue that holds your project together. Here's how you make a great SAP PMO.

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Sherpa Guidebook for SAP S/4HANA Leaders

Sherpa transforms SAP Advisory services, making SAP advice completely on demand, as and when you need it.

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19 essential DevOps ingredients for businesses running SAP.

With DevOps for SAP you can deliver what your business needs faster than ever before. Here's how.

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Mastering Test Automation in SAP and beyond

Discover how test automation tools can transform your test strategy in this on demand webinar. 

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The DNA of SAP Programme Success

In this webinar Stuart Browne Deep Dives the success levers from our SAP success report so you can apply them to your S/4HANA programme.

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How to drive competitive advantage with ERP

Find out how to identify the processes that drive competitive advantage in your business, and how IT can enable them.

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The 8 wastes of SAP

Reduce these 8 wastes in SAP and get more value out of your ECC system, or to prepare for S/4HANA migration.

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The Ultimate ERP CoE Guide

Discover the 28 core capabilities any high performing CoE should have, and how your CoE can transform your business.

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RAID vs RAAIDD guide

Learn how a RAAIDD log differs from your standard RAID, and why it's important to log these extra features.

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How to approach agile for SAP

Everyone wants to be more agile, but it seems at odds with typical ways of working on ERP programmes. Here's how to use agile with SAP.

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Replacing SAP GRC with cheaper alternatives

SAP GRC does a job, but there are cheaper alternatives that are just as good. Find out how to benefit from them here. 

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SAP S/4HANA Skills - Wake up and smell the roses

In this article Stuart Browne explores the growing SAP S/4HANA skills shortages and the problems it may cause in the future.

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15 tips for a killer PMO that will deliver your S/4HANA migration

If you're moving to S/4HANA you need a strong PMO. Here are 15 tips to get there.

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RISE with SAP: How far will it take you?

Dr Derek Prior explains what's included in rise and who it's right for.

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9 WAYS TO MANAGE YOUR SI RELATIONSHIP FOR ERP PROJECT SUCCESS

Managing your SI is vital to SAP programme success, otherwise scope creep and shifting focus can derail your project. Here are 9 tips for vendor management.

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How to embrace RPA in SAP ECC

It is a common misconception that you need to move to S/4HANA to benefit from RPA. Find out how you can embrace RPA in ECC and start benefitting here. 

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30 Vital SAP S/4HANA skills statistics

If you're moving to S/4HANA you're going to need a skilled programme team. Make sure you don't overlook these 30 vital SAP S/4HANA skills statistics.

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Still confused about S/4HANA?

If you're still confused about S/4HANA this guide is a great place to start. From choosing whether to migrate or transform, building your business case and beyond, this is a great place to start.

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How will you get value from ECC?

SAP S/4HANA isn't the only option. But if you're staying with ECC you need to find a way to continue to deliver value. Here's a place to start.

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8 ways to reduce costs

Whether you're moving to S/4 or looking to get more value from ECC, understanding how to reduce costs in SAP is a great way to start. Here are 8 ways you can reduce SAP running costs.

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The 7 Sins of SAP Adoption

Adoption is the #1 factor in ERP success. Make sure you avoid these 7 sins. 

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ERP Fundamentals

ERP Fundamentals is a completely free, comprehensive guide to all things ERP. If you're new to ERP it's the perfect place to start.

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5 ways Test Automation can benefit ERP & SAP projects

Find out how use can leverage test automation to enable your business strategy through ERP.

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7 project planning tips to prepare for SAP, S/4HANA and ERP programmes

Getting your project signed off is just the start of your journey. These 7 tips will help you prepare for an ERP, SAP or S/4HANA programme.

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How to create a strategic ERP roadmap for SAP ECC, S/4HANA and more

Watch this webinar on demand and discover how you can create your ERP roadmap.

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Collaborative business process management

Find out how collaborative business process management can become the foundation of your digital transformation.

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How to build your business case for SAP S/4HANA

If you're struggling to build you S/4 business case find out how hoshin kanri can help.

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Putting the excellence back in your CoE

Discover how to create a CoE model that delivers the value your business needs from ERP.

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How KCA Deutag Delivers SAP projects faster

Discover 3 clever things KCA deutag did to increase their self sufficiency with SAP.

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