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Nov 27, 2019

Where SAP MDG and Winshuttle Foundation Fit into an SAP Data Management and Automation Portfolio

  It’s hard to overstate the importance of getting your SAP master data right, and there are many ways you can go about improving the quality of your master data, both as it’s entered into your system and later to clean up existing bad dataOne question we get asked often by our customers is, “How does Winshuttle Foundation compare to SAP’s MDG product?” The answer is that although there are some areas of overlap in capabilities, there are important differences between the two solutions. With limited SAP IT resources and budget, choosing the right solution for the task at hand… Read more


Sep 24, 2019

The Top 10 Customer Master Data Challenges in SAP and How to Solve Them

Because Winshuttle empowers business teams to manage their data, we get to see firsthand how everyday data management and process automation challenges can impact organizations in big ways. Creating and updating SAP customer master data records is a good example of how slow, manual processes or poor-quality data can lead to delays in order processing or a host of other downstream problems. The top ten Customer Master Data challenges that we typically see companies face include: Slow, manual create and update processes Duplicate customer records Lack of compliance with business procedures and rules Missing customer data Unstandardized, poor-quality data Managing… Read more


Mar 25, 2019

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


Sep 5, 2018

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

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


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