SAP Project Management Articles

When SAP Consultants Lie About Their Financial Bias
Executive Summary Why would a senior person from an SAP consulting firm lie about their financial bias? Whey selling SAP software is not the only type of financial bias. Introduction to Lying About Bias SAP consultancies sell either SAP products or services -- however, they have ...
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How Independent Are SAP License Management Companies?
What This Article Covers How Independent are SAP License Management Companies The Limitations of Scope of SAP License Management Companies The Independence of SAM/License Management Software Vendors Introduction License consulting companies are probably one of the only groupings of advice offering entities that can really ...
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Is There Really Independent Advice in SAP?
Executive Summary Becoming a Controlled Certified SAP Partner Does Independent Consulting Advice Exist Outside of SAP? Ding Ding Ding! Introduction On a recent article about G2Crowd, a commenter stated the following... "With software solutions, the best approach is of course to take independent professional advice ...
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Why Methodology Does Not Mean What You Think it Does
Executive Summary How is the Word Methodology Used? A World Brimming with Generic Implementation Methodologies The Word Methodology is (in The Vast Majority) of Cases Misused What Does the Word Methodology Mean? Using a Method as Opposed to What Exactly? Who Uses the Term Methodology ...
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How SAP Consultancies Keep SaaS Cloud Innovation Out of Their Clients
Executive Summary Disguising Simplistic Platitudes that are False as Advice Fighting Changes Towards Innovation and SaaS Keeping Innovation and Threats Out Fighting Changes Towards Innovation and SaaS Can Integration Vendors Speak Up? Introduction to Blocking Innovation In the article the Fallacy of the Benefits of ...
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Does Design Thinking Improve SAP's Implementation Speed?
What This Article Covers Design Thinking Explained Design Thinking or Agile? Design Thinking or Requirements Gathering? This History of SAP's Approaches to Speeding SAP's Implementation Introduction to Design Thinking SAP introduced a new approach to software implementation that it says can speed the implementation of ...
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Follow Puerto Rico's Lead on Whitefish, and Cancel Your SAP Consulting Contract
What This Article Covers Whitefish Contract Details Exorbitant Contract Prices Whitefish Margins Lessons for IT Contracts Puerto Rico Explains Corruption Limits to the US Introduction Something rather amazing happened last week in the US. As a synopsis: The Trump Administration, and in particular Ryan Zinke ...
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How to Best Understand the Faux SAP RDS
Executive Summary What are the SAP RDS? A Generalized Description of RDSs ASAP for RDS How SAP Pretended RDSs Sped and Simplified Implementations to the Investment Community Introduction to the SAP RDS In this article, we will cover the SAP RDS or the Rapid Deployment Solution ...
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The Real Story on IT Implementation Methodologies
Executive Summary There are a number of IT implementation methodologies, but they are normally not evaluated for their effectiveness. We cover SAP consulting company methodologies as well as SAP's Rapid Deployment Methodology. Introduction to IT Methodologies IT methodologies are often presented as major differentiators for ...
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How Deloitte Change Requests Customers
What This Article Covers Fixed Fee Projects The Sales Strategy Used by Deloitte How Deloitte Demands to Run the PMO Why Deloitte Runs PMO Introduction There is a well-known aspect of Deloitte fixed bid projects. First, let us cover the topic of fixed fee projects ...
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What to do About SAP's Declining Support
Executive Summary The SAP Support Conundrum Getting Run in Circles by SAP Support Domain Specialization How Does SAP's Support Compare to Best of Breed Vendors? Ahhh the Joys of International Support How Much is SAP Charging for Support? Support Failings Covered Up by ASUG US ...
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sap-complexity-4
Executive Summary SAP ECC and SAP APO as Examples Incentives to Choose the Sexy Over the Practical Functionality Example From the Field Introduction It is a common thing for SAP implementations to be overrun with complexity. But there is such a thing as an appropriate ...
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propaganda
Executive Summary An Evaluation of Information/Marketing Information from SAP through SAP Press On the Topic of Netweaver SAP SAP MaxAttention SAP Expertise on Demand SAP on TCO On SAP Hosting On Solution Manager Introduction Several weeks back I wrote an article about SAP’s support titled ...
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license-charges
Executive Summary SAP has specific motivations for enforcing the fallacious concept of indirect access. SAP intends to use indirect access as a toll booth for customers that are locked into SAP. Indirect access has important implications for the competitive landscape. Introduction to Indirect Access License ...
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Good Luck Getting Unbiased SAP Advice from Big Consulting Firms
Executive Summary The advice driven by SAP consulting firms is nearly entirely based upon financial profit incentives. Because of this SAP customers get terrible advice. We cover how to protect yourself. Introduction I am going to talk about something that most companies that choosing and ...
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