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The latest version of SAP Best Practices for Mining solution incorporates the expertise of industry and partners, to meet current challenges in the sector. Eleanor Reader reports.
With the mining boom credited with sustaining Australia’s economic prosperity, recent signs of demand softening are igniting concerns about its future. Eleanor Reader investigates how SAP plans to help mining companies navigate safely through the uncertainty.
Training and change management for SAP is never “set and forget” – it requires ongoing maintenance. Thanks to new approaches, though, it’s more cost-effective than ever, as Lynton Howes writes.
Transfield Services HRIS program director, Michelle de Wet, who spoke at the SAUG Summit 2012, shared the key steps in Transfield Services’ decision-making process on choosing its SAP Human Capital Management (HCM) direction.
A rapid implementation of SAP BusinessObjects has provided The Wine Society with the solution to problems in access to and use of sophisticated reporting. Freya Purnell reports.
The possibilities for cloud in the public
sector are significant, but can the risks
and concerns be overcome? A recent
win by SAP suggests they can be,
and Freya Purnell reports on how
the US is embracing cloud – whether
government agencies want to or not.
With the variety, volume and velocity of data increasing rapidly, IT executives
are faced with the reality that traditional databases and architecture are simply
not going to cut it any more. So when it comes to big data initiatives, how do
you make the right decisions to achieve the best value? Freya Purnell reports.
The Future Logistics Living Lab threw open its doors recently to welcome a new partner, Trimble, and provide an update on developments towards more intelligent transport systems. Freya Purnell reports.
SAP Mentor and Victoria University SAP academic programs
director, Paul Hawking, led a panel session at the SAUG Summit 2012 on
how to ensure you have the right people with the right skills
working on your projects. Fellow SAP Mentor and independent
consultant, John Moy, and Leanne O’Connor, managing
director of recruiter Systems and People, shared their insights.
Organisations need to gear up now for some significant changes to SAP HR/ Payroll taking effect in the coming financial year. Peter Stulcbauer highlights the changes you should be aware of.
The mining boom doesn’t just reward resources companies – organisations in associated fields such as engineering, construction and professional services also reap the benefits of an uptick in activity. Michael Maslen, industry principal – engineering, construction and operations, discussed why these sectors are an emerging area of focus for SAP ANZ.
In July, Andrew Barkla took up the role of president and
managing director of SAP ANZ, left vacant by Tim Ebbeck earlier in the
year. Barkla joined SAP from senior regional roles at Unisys and
PeopleSoft. He spoke with Freya Purnell about what’s on his agenda for
the next 12 months, the challenges ahead for SAP, and the role of the
ecosystem in helping SAP ANZ double in size by 2015.