May 25, 2011

Is your SAP data quality running on empty?

You might argue that the quality of your data isn’t worth anything or you might argue that even though it is bad, it is better than no data at all. Bad data comes to mind as Winshuttle comes out of what I perceive to have been a good SAP ASUG Sapphire show in Orlando last week. All indications are that there were record attendance numbers, and certainly as a demo dolly at the Winshuttle booth, I can attest to having had quality conversations and heard interesting stories and problem descriptions. One particular prospect that I talked to described how their… Read more

Apr 27, 2011

Winshuttle – The ultimate Lean solution for SAP

Reviewing some process improvement results (BVA2.0) for the last six months has made think about Lean principles and how they relate to Winshuttle and SAP. Wikipedia describes Lean as: “Lean,” is a production practice that considers the expenditure of resources for any goal other than the creation of value for the end customer to be wasteful, and thus a target for elimination. Working from the perspective of the customer who consumes a product or service, “value” is defined as any action or process that a customer would be willing to pay for. Basically, lean is centered on preserving value with… Read more