ME:Blog | SAP CoE An Introduction to SAP Activate and the Fit-to-Standard Mindset Published: October 13, 2021 SAP Activate is a methodology. It lays down, logically, the roadmap to follow when executing an SAP implementation – from the project scope to going live. SAP Fit-to-standard is a mindset. It focuses on developing an attitude that […]

ME:Blog | SAP CoE Build an Intelligent Enterprise with Automation Published: July 16, 2021 Digital transformation can be traced backed to the late 1990s as Y2K issues propelled organizations toward process optimization and automation. With the emergence of Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning and cloud technologies, mid-size enterprises increasingly began to adopt innovative, intelligent solutions […]

ME:Blog | SAP CoE SAP Mobile Platform: Helping Enterprise Build Mobile Strategy from Mobile Moments Published: July 01, 2021 A “mobile moment,” according to Gartner, is each time someone texts, opens an app or uses their mobile. Each of these mobile moments is an opportunity for a business to engage with their users and build […]

ME:Blog | SAP CoE Empowering your SAP Eco-System with Self-Enablement Published: June 23, 2021 People love to say, “Give a man a fish, and he’ll eat for a day. Teach a man to fish, and he’ll eat for a lifetime.” What they don’t say is, “And it would be nice if you gave him a […]

ME:Blog | SAP CoE Making Mergers and Acquisitions Possible in the COVID Era Published: April 09, 2021 COVID-19 caught the world by surprise and businesses were unprepared. Mergers and Acquisitions(M&A) which are infamously challenging even in normal times had to fend with newer, never-before issues in this most unusual of situations. Yet M&A activities continued. […]

ME:Blog | SAP CoE GxP Compliance for SAP HLS-A Primer Published: March 18, 2021 Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals are one of the most important and highly regulated sectors that operate on critical products and services. As per recent statistics, the US spends 18% of its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) on Healthcare with an estimated cost of […]

ME:Blog | SAP CoE Intelligent Automation Scalability using the Plus RPA Approach Published: February 26, 2021 Many businesses are challenged with scaling RPA within their organization. One of the contributing factors is the focus on the output of RPA or the digital worker, rather than the holistic enablement of the organization and automation. RPA is […]

ME:Blog | SAP CoE SAP Cloud Migration: Path to Becoming an Intelligent Enterprise Published: February 19, 2021 Cloud adoption has been seeing a steady uptake and 2020 has only hastened the process. Very few businesses today can dispute the importance, urgency and need to move to the cloud. At the same time, there is significant […]

ME:Blog | SAP CoE Transforming businesses with S/4HANA Published: March 3, 2020 We’re entering a new era of digital transformation, and forward-thinking businesses are working on strategies that are focused on how to move faster, be more responsive, less manual, and more transparent. Tackling this strategy is often futile without reinventing the core with one […]

Tuesday Perspectives Agile and SAP S/4HANA: Considerations for Implementation Published: December 4, 2018 Did you know that Agile approaches and SAP S/4HANA are going to supersede the traditional SAP approach? Well, it is now confirmed that by 2025, the backbone of ERP for most of the organizations will be sunsetted and replaced by much more […]

Tuesday Perspectives Demystifying BW/4HANA for businesses Published: November 13, 2018 In this era of big data, data warehouse technology continues to evolve in attempt to match the relentless march of end-user expectations. These are driven by consumer technology and software that is miles ahead of the corporate world. For the business warehousing space, this has […]

Tuesday Perspectives Three Free Ways to Promote Your Indie Software Application that Work Published: October 9, 2018 Contributing writer: Travis Healy, Business Development Manager, Microexcel CSD Division; Originally published on LinkedIn Pulse So…a bit of background. I was part of an indie game development team as a producer, charged with a specific area of focus […]

Tuesday Perspectives The Power of Storytelling in Business – 3 Understated Keys Published: September 11, 2018 Contributing writer: Travis Healy, Business Development Manager, Microexcel CSD Division; Originally published on LinkedIn Pulse Imagine this if you will… You and I are meeting for lunch. It’s our first meeting, and you’re potentially interested in the services my […]

Tuesday Perspectives The Number One Reason Why Corporate Translation Initiatives Fail Published: August 14, 2018 Contributing writer: Travis Healy, Business Development Manager, Microexcel CSD Division; Originally published on LinkedIn Pulse To expand the reach of your global content delivery initiatives, translation is of course a must. Whether you deliver your message by localizing web content, […]

Tuesday Perspectives Hitting the Mark with NativeScript | A Practical Application Published: July 10, 2018 By Devin Soper, Lead Writer, Microexcel CSD The Impact of an Unfinished App A few months ago, the Custom Software Development team of Microexcel was introduced to a company located in Utah with a proposed inventive goal setting and accountability […]

Tuesday Perspectives EIM In the Age of HANA Published: June 12, 2018 Maintenance costs of traditional ECM platforms can reach hundreds of thousands or millions of an annual budget. This doesn’t include hardware, administration, backups, etc. Plus, if you have SAP data, the storage size can be immense. In this month’s Tuesday Perspectives, we will […]

Tuesday Perspectives Invest in the Right Open Source Technology to Eliminate Duplicate Effortswhen Developing Native Mobile Applications Published: May 1, 2018 While NativeScript can help you build cross-platform, native iOS and Android apps without web views, many organizations haven’t caught on yet. In today’s Tuesday Perspectives blog post, the Custom Software Development division of Microexcel […]

Tuesday Perspectives 5 Things that Derail Great Mobile App Ideas & How to Avoid Them Published: December 5, 2017 Contributing writer: Travis Healy, Business Development Manager, Microexcel CSD Division; Originally published on October 30, 2017 on LinkedIn Pulse “I have a GREAT idea for an app…!” That’s typically how the process begins. You or a […]

Tuesday Perspectives The Future of User Interfaces – Science Fiction Becomes Reality Published: October 3, 2017 When we consider what the future holds, the possibilities are endless. From curing diseases to inhabiting other planets; it’s limitless. One thing in common is how technology plays a role in everything. As a follow up from our September […]

Tuesday Perspectives Ten tips for designing a stellar User Interface (UI)for your mobile application Published: September 5, 2017 Effective User Interface (UI) design requires strategic design concepts to deliver the most engaging and unique user experience. This is especially applicable for mobile applications. According to TechCrunch, there will be over 5 million mobile applications available […]

Tuesday Perspectives The Power of Microsoft FlowKey Questions and Answers Published: August 1, 2017 Microsoft Flow was released in Q4 2016 and since then, there have been hundreds of organizations across 139 countries using the cloud-based service that makes it simple to automate common tasks and business processes across your applications and services, such as […]

Tuesday Perspectives Change the productivity landscape with workflow automation software integrated with SharePoint Published: July 11, 2017 Workflow automation is the single fastest Return on Investment (ROI) you can gain out of your SharePoint investment. When tackling workflow challenges in SharePoint, organizations typically have three options. The first is to utilize out-of-the-box capabilities, the second […]

Tuesday Perspectives The Top 10 Pitfalls of Application Management Services(and How to avoid them) Published: June 6, 2017 This blog post is an excerpt of Microexcel’s newly published whitepaper: The Top 10 Pitfalls of Application Management Services (and How to avoid them). Download the full whitepaper now! IT outsourcing is ubiquitous and Application Management Services […]

Tuesday Perspectives Why Scrum is still one of the best project management methodologies today Published: May 2, 2017 Project Management Approach While many organizations are adept in leveraging a variety of the industry’s best methodologies and tools for managing software and design projects, by far the best methodology for software development and/or interface design projects […]

Tuesday Perspectives Collaboration Confusion: Understanding Microsoft Teams and Why it Exists Published: April 4, 2017 Really Microsoft?  ANOTHER social app? This was how many of us reacted when we first heard of Microsoft Teams.  For years, Microsoft has been building or buying tools that are intended to open up the rigid structure of an enterprise, breaking […]

Tuesday Perspectives How to Tackle Open Source Test Automation Published: March 7, 2017 Choosing the best tools (some of them are free) for Web-based and mobile test automation If you are confused or overwhelmed by the growth and availability of new open source tools, you are certainly not alone. Even if you are already using test […]

Tuesday Perspectives The Holy Grail is Finding and Implementing Business Intelligence, Planning and Predictive Analytics in One Platform Published: February 7, 2017 With the pace of business continuing to accelerate at warp speed, there is a growing focus on data utilization to direct planning and use predictive analytics for competitive advantage. Business Intelligence (BI) is a critical […]

Tuesday Perspectives Tired of Jumping Between Analytics Products to Get BI Answers? Published: January 17, 2017 Stop waiting on IT for BI answers, there’s a better, faster, less costly solution As innovative companies exploit the content in their massive data warehouses or on local servers to create data-driven analytics solutions that drive business strategies, they […]

Tuesday Perspectives Don’t Overlook the Value of Open Source for Your 2017 Development Strategy Published: December 20, 2016 Open Source model considered a supply chain imperative for using critical assets: Organizational and Institutional Knowledge Organizations worldwide frequently overlook the value of institutional knowledge as one of their most valuable assets in managing their core business. […]

Tuesday Perspectives 5 Reasons Developers Should Consider Testing-as-a-Service Model to Reduce Costs and Time-to-Market Published: November 22, 2016 Rapid software deployments and positive customer experiences drive next generation testing services Read Part I There is an increased focus on testing as consumers continue to become less tolerant of applications with errors. To successfully test business […]

Tuesday Perspectives 8 Tips on What Features to Look for When Updating or Implementing Your Telemedicine Ecosystem Published: October 25, 2016 Newer products are designed to work across EMR systems, be customized, and link to networks of specialists Like any technological advance, telemedicine solutions for hospital systems, medical centers, ACOs, multispecialty clinics and health plans […]

Tuesday Perspectives Innovation in Telemedicine: The New Frontier of Consumer Healthcare? Published: October 11, 2016 Some experts view telemedicine as a key to improved patient engagement and empowerment It may be surprising to many that modern telemedicine has been traced back to 1905 when Dutch physician, Willem Einthoven, performed long distance transfers of electrocardiograms. (History of […]

Tuesday Perspectives A Holistic Path to HR Transformation and Employee Engagement Published: September 27, 2016 Low unemployment globally has added a new intensity to the talent wars, to finding, hiring and retaining top talent to move businesses forward to accomplish their growth goals. These factors are driving human resource departments to transform their processes and the way […]

Tuesday Perspectives How to Win the War for Domestic or Global Talent Published: September 13, 2016 Even the experts seem to disagree on the engagement levels of employees. A Gallup survey at the end of 2015 found that only 32 percent of employees were considered to be engaged in their jobs. A similar study that […]

Tuesday Perspectives How to Win the War for Domestic or Global Talent Published: August 30, 2016 Everything in business starts and stops with people. With the U.S. unemployment rate at 4.7 percent and other countries at similar rates (China 4.04 percent, India 4.7 percent, Germany 4.2 percent, and UK 5.1 percent), finding talented employees in […]

ME:Blog | SAP CoE Accelerate Your Transition to SAP S/4HANA Cloud With 5 Easy Steps Published: April 2, 2019 Today, SAP S/4HANA Cloud has become the digital core of an enterprise, supporting businesses on their digital transformation journey. A real-time enterprise resource management suite, it is one of the cornerstones for digital businesses that want […]

ME:Blog | SAP CoE SAP S/4HANA – The Benefits of Cloud Implementation Published: July 9, 2019 As more organizations turn digital, the cloud becomes unarguably important. With a vast array of benefits offered, including rapid implementation, flexibility, scalability, lower While SAP has positioned their S/4HANA solution as the digital core for the Intelligent Enterprise, the […]

ME:Blog | Microsoft CoE Exchange End of Life Cycle: Migration Strategies Published: February 5, 2019 Yup, only 343 more days. No, not until your next 2-week long holiday break. No not until you break your 2020 New Year’s resolution. You only have 343 more days to keep running your Exchange 2010 environment with extended support! […]

ME:Blog | Microsoft CoE Challenges for OneDrive Sync within SharePoint 2019 Published: March 12, 2019 Workplace flexibility is one of the key components of the future of work. To facilitate this, it’s essential that people can easily access and collaborate in and outside their organizations from anywhere, on any device, in a secure way. SharePoint […]

ME:Blog | Microsoft CoE From InfoPath to PowerApps and Flow Published: June 25, 2019 News of support for InfoPath ending on the 13th of July 2021 and extended support on the 14th of July, 2026, caught InfoPath users by surprise. InfoPath allowed those with limited IT skills to create electronic forms and workflows, giving them […]