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Month: January 2016

Demo: Voice activated S/4HANA with Amazon Echo

Demo: Voice activated S/4HANA with Amazon Echo

This weekend we had a very severe snow storm on the east coast of the US which of course was a great excuse for me to stay in and do nothing or at least have a play around with my new Amazon Echo. As I mentioned in my previous blog, I’ve been intrigued by Amazon opening up the Echo to developers to allow them to integrate it with whatever system they like so I decided to do just that and…

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The Amazon Echo – Oh Mama!

The Amazon Echo – Oh Mama!

It’s been a while since I’ve posted about a gadget and that’s because its been a while since I’ve been really excited about something. But that has changed in the last 12 hours…. Back before Christmas, my beautiful wife asked me the dreaded question – “what do you want for christmas?”. That question normally fills me with dread – because I never know what I want or what won’t be obsolete within 2.5 seconds!! I started thinking about asking for…

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Skill requirements in an S/4HANA World

Skill requirements in an S/4HANA World

I’ll get to the topic of actually moving to S/4HANA later but for now I wanted to address the topic of skill set requirements after/during the move to S/4HANA as it really is one of the most common questions that comes up when I talk to customers about their S/4HANA implementation. Questions like: “Will it all be in ABAP?” “Do I need any extra skill sets?” “What infrastructure will I need outside of HANA?” “How do I approach my SAP development projects?”

2016 – Big Personal Changes & A New Adventure!

2016 – Big Personal Changes & A New Adventure!

So it’s been a while since I’ve posted properly here and there is a good reason for that. Over the past six months I’ve been in the process of some significant personal changes in the form of a move from Bluefin EMEA over to our branch of Bluefin in the United States.