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SAPPHIRE & ASUG – What’s in your bag?

SAPPHIRE & ASUG – What’s in your bag?

May 14th 2016 and we are, yet again, on the eve of the SAPPHIRE and ASUG Annual Conference in Orlando Florida. 25,000+ people flocking from all corners of the globe talking nothing but SAP, Innovation and the future of their digital enterprise. It is truly a unique and incredible experience for anybody who has not been before! Surviving SAPPHIRE is not difficult but there are a few things I always make sure make it into my bag to make my life…

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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?”

SAP Fiori My Travel and Expenses – Is this the one you have been waiting for?

SAP Fiori My Travel and Expenses – Is this the one you have been waiting for?

Good News – It’s finally here – SAP Fiori My Travel and Expenses! For a lot of people I have talked to, this is the one they have been waiting for so I though it would be good to give a brief overview of how it works and looks. Although I didn’t have time to show it in the video the application is indeed mobile responsive for all functionality including attachments. Any questions or comments please do let me know,…

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The road to Vegas: My Essentials List for SAP Teched and d-code

The road to Vegas: My Essentials List for SAP Teched and d-code

There are many war stories around the web about what people bring to a 4 to 5 day long conference like SAP’s upcoming d-code and Teched. My list has some familiar items and some weird ones. So here is my top 5 items I am making sure to pack as I prepare to head across the pond: 1 – Power – 10,000 mAh battery Pack I never leave the house with my battery pack and its even more crucial when going to…

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Understanding SAP Fiori – Webinar Followup

Understanding SAP Fiori – Webinar Followup

Recently myself and DJ Adams continued our discussion of SAP Fiori app design and architecture, diving deep into a transactional app to see how it’s put together. Also check out our Q&A follow up post on the Bluefin website here.

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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Getting started with Native iOS Odata apps using SMP 3

Getting started with Native iOS Odata apps using SMP 3

Edit 28th Feb: The URL to access the OData service is incorrect below, this bypasses the SMP server and goes directly to the OData service. The correct URL to use after registration is http[s]://<smpServer>:<port>/application.reverse.domain so in the case of this app the URL should behttp://smpServer:8080/com.bluefinsolutions.poc.smp3.101 – you can also use the connection name in place of the app ID depending on the configuration which in this case would be http://smpServer:8080/SampleNorthwinds When accessing the OData URL for the SMP server you…

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