Jun 20, 2012

Success at SAPinsider 2012

Milan – a city of fashion and food and the occasional SAP conference. This year’s SAPinsider event, the joint Financials, BI, HR and GRC trade show, took place at the Milano Congresso, a venue that does well to accommodate delegates and exhibitors alike. The breakout rooms, located off the main hall, were large enough to house an audience of 100 people and hosted a wealth of track options for delegates to choose from. The speaker session on day two saw Christian Salling from Maersk Line describe how their Global Service Centers optimize shared service processes in the SAP financials space… Read more

Jun 14, 2011

The benefits of SAP trade shows

As a freelance consultant I have often considered attending an SAP event, such as SAPPHIRE or one of the solution-specific trade shows – the Orlando CRM show, for example. The price tag has always been a big hurdle, as well as the travel cost and the time away from project activities. As an independent consultant, time not onsite usually means time not earning an income. After three days of manning a sponsored booth at the SAP Insider Financials / GRC / HR / BI 2011 show in Amsterdam, I returned to London with a fresh perspective. The experience was both… Read more