Oct 1, 2012

When it comes to B to B -€“ a shopping cart technology may not achieve your objectives

I frequently get asked, is there some way I can use Winshuttle to load purchase orders or sales orders in my SAP system? And of course the answer is, it depends. Electronic shopping carts have been around for quite a long time now and were pivotal in the ecommerce space in that they allowed customers to understand what the product catalog looked like and what the relative availability of inventory was like. A lot of what you can or cannot do in the SAP world hinges on the secondary technologies that you may have deployed. I am talking here specifically… Read more

Sep 14, 2011

Groaning Shelves – avoiding Shelf Ware in the world of SAP

I have just spent the past week in meetings with our sales organization and one of the topics that came up as a topic line was the concept of Shelf ware. Enterprise Irregular Ray Wang wrote in 2010 that In the latest Software Insider survey, 57% of global enterprises own more software licenses than deployed Shelf ware of course is an interesting concept in that it is not something that a given organization ever intentionally invests in. In the realm of enterprise systems however there is almost always some software that lands up being bought but never gets implemented. The… Read more