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The pendulum is coming back. Onsite IT services and proximity are valued again by companies, even if that has an impact on the pricing. How should managed services be offered? We believe it should be a vision that conforms to the company’s core values, developed as a co-creation with its customers. A scalable and flexible organization, lean and transparent, is key to come with those solutions.

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We’ve heard it all before: storytelling is the way forward and so we all blog, tweet, and share like crazy. The result: there’s so much information and communication going on that our attention span has decreased to 8 seconds (less than a goldfish) and great stories simply don’t reach their audience anymore. It’s no different when it comes to communicating internally.

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Before moving from Belgium to China in 2008, I never quite understood the significance of cultural differences. That was until one cold Thursday in December a number of years ago. I was on my way to a meeting with the IT director of Geely, a large Chinese automotive company that took over Volvo. I was hoping to make a good impression. Chinese winters can be frigid, and it was freezing outside. As we reached the company headquarters, I decided to leave my winter coat in the car. I’d put on my best suit for the meeting, and I wasn’t going to let a winter coat ruin my appearance!

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Het verbinden van machines, (half)fabrikaten en (IT-)systemen: het idee achter Industrie 4.0 en de veelgehoorde termen ‘smart factory’ en ‘networked economy’! Ik wil dit verschijnsel eens van een praktische kant bekijken. Hoe gaat dat er nu eigenlijk uitzien, die ‘Industrie 4.0’?

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Die-hard fans of our Delaware Consulting blog already have noticed the increasing frequency of SAP HANA blogposts. Do not be worried. This is not caused by a lack of creativity in our team of journalists. The truth is that SAP HANA is evolving so fast and has an impact on such a wide variety of business processes throughout an organization, that we have no other choice than regularly publish articles with updates on the latest innovations.

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When I tell my friends and family I’m working as an SAP consultant, I often hear that the company they work for also uses SAP. And that they dislike it. Why? Because the user interface looks horrible. Quite a lot of people get lost in the complexity and working with SAP sadly becomes a frustration. SAP is very much aware of this issue. Chairman and cofounder Hasso Plattner mentioned this when announcing S/4 HANA: “Users told us, ‘Your UI sucks.’”.

Wouldn’t it be nice to have a system that can cope with the complexity of your business, but that is also able to present it with a user interface that everyone loves to use?

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On April 22 and 23, ADAM software, a leader in the Forrester wave of digital asset management, held its yearly event called “ADAM Sync” in Europe. The ideal occasion to be immersed in company insights and future roadmaps, and in creative ideas presented by the different speakers.

This is part 2 discussing the technical track of the ADAM Sync event.

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On April 22 and 23, ADAM software, a leader in the Forrester wave of digital asset management, held its yearly event called “ADAM Sync” in Europe. The ideal occasion to be immersed in company insights and future roadmaps, and in creative ideas presented by the different speakers.

I can’t say we weren’t awarded. Here is why:

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