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Kristen Mery

Kristen leads the Americas marketing team at Winshuttle including demand generation, channel, and field marketing. She is passionate about connecting organizations with Winshuttle’s leading data management solutions, and creating memorable customer experiences.

Dec 5, 2019 ·

Changing Market Conditions Necessitate Scaled and Streamlined Product Launch Processes for Manufacturers

There’s been a huge disruption in the manufacturing industry with several small nimble brands entering the marketplace and grabbing market share from large, established manufacturers. IRI data cited by Forbes, Oct., 2018 Whether you work for a large or small manufacturer, this transforming marketplace is putting new pressures on teams. To better understand these demands, we surveyed 199 manufacturers who use SAP ERP systems to find out what businesses are doing and planning to do when it comes to their New Product Introduction (NPI), product launch, or commercialization processes. The findings from our survey are exceedingly clear: In this new… Read more

Aug 13, 2019 ·

Bad Master Data – Explained

Everybody knows Master Data is important. In fact, in recent years most organizations have agreed that master data is a strategic asset. We also know that when master data is not right, the consequences can be costly. According to Gartner, poor data quality costs organizations an average of $13.3M per year. If we know all this, why is so much master data still bad? And why does it take so long to create and change? Well, there’s a lot of it, and in many organizations only a fraction of the master data is proactively and efficiently managed. Most companies focus on… Read more

Apr 25, 2019 ·

SAP Product Data – It’s more than just materials

If you’re running your manufacturing operations using an SAP ERP system you know there’s a mountain of master data behind each product. But it’s more than just materials. And while materials are the largest and most complex data object involved in manufacturing, is not the only data you need to create and manage—far from it. Depending on whether your materials are made or bought, you’ll also need data like BoMs, routings & recipes, vendors, source lists, costings, pricing conditions, etc. Typical SAP data objects in the manufacturing process Creating and maintaining all that data is a real challenge for many… Read more

Apr 19, 2019 ·

5 Ways to Win at SAPPHIRE

In just a few weeks, over 20,000 people from the SAP community around the world will make their way to Orlando, Florida – not to visit Mickey (though I’m sure some will), but to spend the week at the SAPPHIRE NOW and ASUG annual conference, with the hopes of bringing some SAP-magic home with them to improve their SAP operations. This is the biggest SAP event of the year, and it can be quite overwhelming. With 10 SAPPHIREs under my belt, I thought I’d share some wisdom on how you can get the most out of your time at the… Read more

Mar 8, 2018 ·

RPA for SAP and Other Insights from SAP Financials 2018

In this post we’ll share insights from the SAPinsider Financials show in Vegas, and how Aecon is using RPA for SAP to automate their SAP finance processes.

May 12, 2016 ·

6 Tips to Get the Most Out of SAPPHIRE NOW 2016

It’s time to start planning your SAPPHIRE NOW agenda! Check out these tips and trick to utilize your time at SAP’s biggest event of the year.

May 18, 2015 ·

SAPPHIRE then and SAPPHIRE NOW

The theme of SAP’s SAPPHIRE NOW conference really resonates with what we do at Winshuttle – Simple. Data-Driven. Seamless. Teamwork

Apr 8, 2015 ·

Top 4 Reasons To Attend a Conference

The benefits of attending a conference large or small in your field are vast, from expanding your product knowledge to growing your SAP network. In this blog, we’ve divulged the top 4 reasons you should consider attending the WUG conference.

Mar 12, 2015 ·

We’re Looking for WUG 2016 Speakers!

Winshuttle is on the prowl for speakers to share success stories, interesting case studies, and best practices with fellow users at the WUG 2016 in Las Vegas!