4 things SAP users are talking about right now
Posted by Guy Solomon - Tuesday, 20th February 2018 - Business Transformation, DevOps, Agile Development, Optimizing IT

As we look at all the emerging trends within the digital business world, there is one which has stood out as a common requirement amongst SAP customers as they look to become more competitive and responsive to changing business requirements.

Continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) capabilities have arguably been...

How to avoid a tsunami of release regret
Posted by James Barter - Tuesday, 13th February 2018 - DevOps, Agile Development, Optimizing IT

We’ve all been there.  Major release put into production.  A sigh of relief and maybe a good night’s sleep.  Then, the tsunami of issues starts coming in.  I’ve seen this dozens of times over the years at SAP customers and yet I still see the same thing happening today.

What is it that Oscar Wilde said about second...

Why Risk-based Testing in SAP is a bad idea
Posted by Jim Dugger - Tuesday, 23rd January 2018 - Business Transformation, DevOps, Agile Development

Pity today’s QA team.  The volume of testing and validation asked of most quality organizations is far beyond team capacity.  There are many well-documented reasons for this, including the rate of change in modern business, competitive pressures, regulatory requirements, and more.  But, it doesn’t change the fact there’s more to test...

The impact of cloud on SAP (and how Basis Technologies can help)
Posted by James Roberts - Wednesday, 17th January 2018 - Business Transformation, DevOps, Agile Development, Optimizing IT

Cloud adoption is rapidly becoming a must-have for most successful businesses as they strive to embrace digital initiatives and technologies.

The cloud enables organizations to become more agile and flexible so they can rapidly respond to market demands, deliver innovation and manage critical applications with...

ABAP in the cloud: What does it mean and why does it matter to SAP users?
Posted by Gabor Farkas - Monday, 15th January 2018 - Delivering Business Strategy

One of the most exciting announcements made by SAP at last year’s TechEd was the planned release of ABAP in the SAP Cloud Platform. This move should ease the transition of existing customers into the cloud, and it is good news for ABAP developers as well, as their skillset will remain relevant. There are some open questions however...