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Does MBO stand for “Mighty Bad Option”?

Does MBO stand for “Mighty Bad Option”?

As a veteran of many Sybase Unwired and SAP Mobility platform implementations using Mobile Business Objects or MBOs I am frequently faced with the question of whether to use MBOs or not for new projects. While my knee jerk reaction is a resounding no, the answer is a bit more complex than that. So let’s explore it a bit more:

Bringing board-level reporting into the 21st century

Bringing board-level reporting into the 21st century

I was recently involved in a pretty interesting project where one of the senior executives at the client told us that one of their biggest challenges was providing board-level executives with the information they needed, when they needed it, and in an understandable way. Consequentially, they were unable to make the decisions they needed to fast enough to drive the future of the company in an informed enough way. As with most executive reporting systems, they are designed for either…

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Getting the most from your SAP Fiori investment

Getting the most from your SAP Fiori investment

SAP Fiori is a part of SAP’s move to reinvent the user-experience of core SAP scenarios. In a nutshell, it’s a set of pre-packaged applications, which are easily deployable in an existing SAP landscape and bring a vastly increased user-experience to your SAP users. The applications cover a wide range of SAP scenarios such as approval requests, reporting and employee self-service. They are designed to work on mobile devices and desktops alike and are built using open web standards, so…

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How to build a business case for improving your approvals process

How to build a business case for improving your approvals process

We’ve all been there – you get approval to raise a PO for the new business critical system and if you can get it through the business approval process in the next 2 hours it will be delivered on Monday to allow the multi-million pound project to keep on track. You ring the CFO to get it done only to have him say “No problem but I’m on Holiday until Monday and I can only approve in the office –…

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