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What is SAP ECC? [The Ultimate Guide]

History of SAP ERP Products The Evolution of R/3 to ECC What is SAP ECC? Before the release of ECC in 2004, SAP had gradually developed and released three enterprise resource planning products known as R/1 (1973), R/2 (1979), and R/3 (1992). Throughout this nearly 20 year period, SAP expanded its offering of financial and […]

Announcing the New Syntax Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Webinar and Content Series

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) was built for enterprise applications, and as the largest, independent solution provider for ERP, Syntax helps customers of all sizes in all industries leverage this powerful platform for their most demanding workloads. As Chief Architect at Syntax, I work with customers to solve their most difficult enterprise technology and application challenges.  […]

Oracle EPM 11.2.7 is Out! Why Should You Upgrade?

Oracle recently released a new version of the Oracle Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) system. The highly awaited Oracle EPM 11.2 hit the market in December 2019. With 11.2, Oracle initiated its continuous innovation program, which means there would no longer be major technology upgrades. Instead, Oracle planned to release regular patch sets containing security fixes, […]

Data Analytics: Getting the Most Out of Your Business Data
What’s the difference between business analytics and business intelligence, and what’s the role of artificial intelligence and machine learning in data analytics? This article will discuss how to leverage data analytics, including artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), to create successful business strategies. But before we dive in, let’s discuss the importance of information [...]
How SAP Can Help Support Organizations’ Circular Economy Efforts

With a focus on responsible sourcing, production, and recovery, SAP is making responsible design and production a reality for companies around the world Consumers and regulatory compliance standards are holding organizations to increasingly higher environmental standards, and for a good reason. The information and communications technology space currently makes up 2% of global emissions. This […]

Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2.11 – Major Changes Are Coming!

With Release 12.2.11, Oracle provides advancements in Modern User Experience, Functional Innovation, and Operational Efficiency At long last, E-Business Suite 12.2.11 has been released, along with a new update for Enterprise Command Center functionality.  For this article, we’ve taken a look at the Release Notes and will summarize the key enhancements and new features that […]

Performing an ESU Impact Analysis in JD Edwards EnterpriseOne

As a JD Edwards CNC, I have been applying Electronic Software Updates (ESUs) for my entire career. It is a simple process and with practice we all have mastered it. The first and most important task when applying an ESU is the impact analysis which compares the ESU objects with the objects in the path-code […]

How To Digitize and Optimize Spend Management with SAP

The acceleration of digital transformation improves business efficiencies with solutions such as SAP spend management Companies of all sizes worldwide continue to prioritize spend management optimization operations since it is critical to maintaining cost efficiency in a post-covid economic environment. Digitizing business processes across procurement, external workforce management, strategic sourcing, and supplier management with SAP […]