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Apr 25, 2019 · Kristen Mery

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 · Kristen Mery

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 25, 2019 · Jennifer Hwang

Does your SAP data spark joy?

Spring has sprung! Along with reacquainting ourselves with the sun and seeing flowers and trees bloom again, many of us will partake in that annual ritual of cleaning our homes. Perhaps some of you got an early start by bingeing Marie Kondo’s “Tidying Up” on Netflix to finally get rid of that stretched-out Hard Rock Café Cancun t-shirt from spring break or the ticket stubs from that Hootie and the Blowfish concert. When you bag up that unused waffle maker or finally clean the crumbs off your keyboard (possibly with a Brushy!), don’t forget to apply the same principles to... Read more

Jan 18, 2019 · Jorge Ruiz

Minimizing SAP training in the Oil & Gas industry

Some of the largest Oil & Gas companies in the world are changing their working rotas for offshore operations, bringing a huge organizational change and a lot of hiring. Find out how our customers are using Winshuttle to reduce dramatically the SAP training required for all the new hires.

Dec 7, 2018 · Jorge Ruiz

Don’t fight the robots, embrace them

In the next few years, all those predictable activities in structured environments will be easily automated with robots. Understand how machines are going to change your job so that you can adapt. Try to make robots your ally, your partner, not your enemy.

Nov 28, 2018 · Jorge Ruiz

The risks of using LSMW for data migrations into SAP S/4HANA

If your organization is using LSMW as a data load tool in a migration project to SAP S/4HANA, you may face significant challenges. Find out more about modern and flexible alternatives to empower business teams to participate in the migration process.

Sep 5, 2018 · Bob Berntsen

Do you know where your Business Rules are at night?

Business rules. In my opinion they are the key in making a data program run. I like to use the analogy that business rules are the fuel to run all those data engines. The question is, do you know where your business rules are now? Following up on the question I posed on last month’s blog, ‘What are your pain points?’, I heard from several individuals calling out the pain point around business rules. One of those pain points was where do you store business rules? How do you manage them? In my experiences, I have seen a few different... Read more

Jul 13, 2018 · Bob Berntsen

What are your Data Pain Points?

Thinking back 15 years ago, who would have thought that data would have become such a key asset for companies today? I surely didn’t! But I have also had a front row seat to witness and experience this transformation.Let me introduce myself. I am Bob Berntsen, Principal – Enterprise Solutions Manager at Winshuttle. Some of you may know me as the Program Chair with the ASUG Data Governance SIG (Special Interest Group) within the EIM Community. Over the past few years, I have been given the wonderful opportunity to work for several companies, helping them to build and implement their... Read more

Jun 26, 2018 · Jorge Ruiz

New Infographic: Accelerate your Journey to SAP S/4HANA

SAP has made a considerable effort to tackle that initial confusion around S/4HANA, but there are still some doubts with regards to aspects like the different deployment options, or the right data migration tools for each scenario. In this infographic, you will be able to map your journey to S/4HANA with best practices, the right combination of tools and advice from other companies.