Articles in category: Partners
EOH SAP Services, a SAP National Alliance Partner, will be sponsoring the entire series of Mastering SAP Conferences, Seminars and Round Tables to be held in Johannesburg over the coming months. This forms part of the vision of driving “better run businesses” - from strategy to execution.
Mastering SAP 2013 is specifically designed to encourage SAP customers to look outside their immediate environment. It's a place where SAP customers, partners and experts engage in brave and important conversations, find answers to common challenges and inspire one another to explore future opportunities.
How do you bring clarity and transparency to business? How do you see, think and act clearly so that you can understand your risks, formulate smart business strategies, and take actions that align with those strategies?
EOH SAP Services General Manager Kirtan Sita says the answer is by driving initiatives that enable insight, improve efficiencies, and promote a culture of accountability. "At EOH SAP Services, we have the proven track record to collaborate with our customers - partners to Plan, Build and Run better Enterprises."
"Well run enterprises have the ability to overcome complexity by having insight into every aspect of the organisation and its business networks. They operate with ...(Read Full Article)
To meet the challenges inherent in today’s volatile global marketplace, companies need the right analytical lens to clarify the incremental profit generated by offering more innovative and differentiated products.(Read Full Article)
The Accenture Adventure—two intense but rewarding days during winter vacation—is an incubator for impressive talent. A small group of graduate students will be selected to participate in this dynamic work experience, where these top performers will have the opportunity to showcase their innovative thinking, can-do attitude, team spirit and leadership skills.
The closing date for applications is 31 May 2013.(Read Full Article)
Technology is now the underpinning for change and growth. Companies that adopt a new digital mindset will be savvy to this convergence of IT and the business. This year's Accenture Technology Vision identifies seven trends that should be shaping your digital business for the future(Read Full Article)
Companies face a growing inability to access the vital skills they need to compete successfully and achieve high performance.(Read Full Article)
Accenture explores the implications of this for business and HR, and identifies seven practices HR can adopt to help organizations access the skills they need, when and where.
Accenture has launched South Africa’s first Innovation Index to promote business growth and development of new, sustainable enterprises that would in turn spur much desired job creation.
Expressing his excitement about the initiative, Accenture South Africa Chief Executive William Mzimba said: “An increasingly volatile and competitive market landscape demands new ways of thinking about, and acting on, business challenges and opportunities. Continuous innovation underpins sustained growth for both business and public organisations. By developing an authoritative and objective snapshot of the current state of innovation in South Africa as well as recognising local ‘role models’, we hope to make a meaningful contribution to a better South Africa.”(Read Full Article)
Even with an unemployment rate of 25% there is evidence, especially in the financial services sector, that more and more foreign nationals are brought into South Africa to take up information technology (IT) work here. This in spite of ideals - legislated and compliance expected from the private sector - for local empowerment through BBBEE.(Read Full Article)
EOH, a leader in technology and business solutions and the largest implementer of enterprise applications in South Africa, has partnered with OpenText, a global provider of Enterprise Information Management (EIM) solutions. This agreement will enhance the SAP industry modules through Enterprise Content Management (ECM). OpenText enables organisations to grow the business, lower costs of operations, and reduce information governance and security related risks.(Read Full Article)
The new Accenture Innovation Centre for SAP solutions in Centurion is focused on innovating new solutions for growth industries, such as telecommunications, utilities, mining, banking, public sector, automotive, consumer goods and retail.
"The new Accenture Innovation Centre for SAP solutions will help our clients in South Africa and the Sub-Saharan Africa region derive even greater value from their investments in SAP solutions and accelerate business results in the highly competitive market environment," said Willie Schoeman, managing director of Technology, Accenture Southern Africa.
Gerard van den Houten, Managing Director of Mendix Africa, "During Saphila Mendix clearly positioned itself as a fantastic add on app platform for SAP. Saphila was a great event for Mendix to showcase the power behind the technology and the instance mobile solution was a great hit. Mendix also launched Cape Groep's award winning supply chain and logistic apps together with ExpertDesk service management app from Mansystems. Mendix ESB, eMagiz has a clear advantage for customers looking for a ESB and application integration layer. Mendix will definitely attend the next Saphila".
Visit http://www.mendix.com/ for more information(Read Full Article)
The members of the African SAP User Group (AFSUG) have elected Ian Brown, Exxaro CIO, Sal Laher, Eskom CIO and Andre Venter Macsteel CIO as Directors to the AFSUG Board for a three-year term. Previous Director, Ashwin Goolab, has left his position at Standard Bank and as a consequence, has resigned from the AFSUG Board. This announcement was made at the AFSUG AGM held during this week’s Saphila conference, the biggest SAP User Group conference in Africa, held at Sun City.(Read Full Article)
We are thrilled to see our very own Derek Roos, Mendix co-founder and CEO, win the prestigious Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award at the award gala in Amsterdam last night . Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year has been celebrating entrepreneurs for more than 25 years. It is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs, with competitions held in more than 140 cities and in more than 50 countries worldwide. Congratulations, Derek!…(Read Full Article)
EOH, a leader in technology and business solutions, the largest implementer of enterprise applications in South Africa and a provider of end-to-end solutions, announced outstanding annual results for the period ended 31 July 2012. The company plans to continue growing both organically and acquisitively. The main growth areas include infrastructure and application managed services, cloud offerings, enterprise applications, information management, business process outsourcing, security and intelligent infrastructure.
"EOH is now the strongest player in the IT arena with 4 700 people, 3 500 customers, good brand, strong reputation for delivery capabilities and a very healthy financial standing. EOH has the widest offerings in our industry," says CEO Asher Bohbot.(Read Full Article)
SAP announced the recipients of the 2012 SAP Partner Awards for Africa at an awards ceremony recently. Listed technology group EOH scooped three of the top ten awards. Its awards are 'Best SAP Large Enterprises System Integrator of the Year', the 'SAP MD's Special Award' in support of its service excellence in helping customers realise best value from their investment in SAP and the company's SAP Services sales executive, Mike Hartman, won 'Sales person of the Year'.(Read Full Article)
At a time when large capital projects are becoming more necessary as a path to growth in certain industries, they are also prone to a greater range of risks. Accenture believes that mastering capital project risk management will give companies involved in such projects increased capacity to minimize these risks and maximize the benefits. Accenture identifies the four foundations for attaining mastery of capital project risk management.(Read Full Article)
Context-based services are part of a wave of emerging technology trends that will impact enterprise IT, according to a leading Accenture executive. One example of context-based services is the mobile marketing and rewards app shopkick, said Gavin Michael, chief technology innovation officer, Accenture. Michael was speaking at the CIO Workshop organised by Accenture and Information Technology Management Association (ITMA) on Tuesday 17 July in Singapore.(Read Full Article)
The enterprise resource planning (ERP) sector remains one of the most buoyant in the IT industry and is the cornerstone of IT strategy within organisations.
So says Ebrahim Laher, MD of EOH SAP Services, who rebuffs the notion that ERP's demise is nigh and argues that significant changes are taking place in the ERP sphere, such as more customised approaches and cloud computing.(Read Full Article)
Attaining the highest-level of SAP Partner Accreditations possible has earned EOH SAP Services the accolade of being appointed as the newest SAP National Alliances Partner. EOH SAP Services currently holds a sufficient number of certified consultants and comply with other rigorous criteria defined by SAP to ensure that best-of-breed joint services are offered to clients.(Read Full Article)
The African SAP User Group (AFSUG) today announces the launch of the first SAP user group in the West African region, the West Africa SAP User Group (WASUG).
The launch of WASUG is in line with SAP’s growth strategy for Africa. By providing the operational framework for customers within the West African region to influence, engage and share best practice with like-minded professionals, WASUG will create an independent voice for all SAP customers in the region. Through this contact, it assists SAP Africa in the management of the service-related challenges presented by rapid growth.(Read Full Article)
Watch a video in which Accenture’s David Metnick discusses the challenges involved in HR shared services, and how to overcome them. HR shared services challenges(Read Full Article)
Accenture has been setting all sorts of records as of late. A month ago it became the first company to launch a public cloud service based on Microsoft Azure, and now it’s flexing its R&D muscle at SAP SAPphire 2012. One of the highlights of this week’s gathering is Accenture’s revelation of its intentions to carry out a massive commitment to the HANA in-memory analytics platform and the surrounding ecosystem. This investment will cover the training of 1,000 IT professionals.(Read Full Article)
Low customer loyalty, fierce competition and a continually evolving digital landscape are key challenges facing the banking industry today. Leading retail banks are increasingly turning to technology innovation as a way to keep up with consumers and stand out in the market. According to the Accenture High Performance IT Survey, 22 percent of bank CIOs believe their technology teams already play a proactive role in driving innovation—but 55 percent would like to see that happen.(Read Full Article)
- Most utilities have made conservative moves on cloud computing, which we think presents opportunity for those that decide to move fast in areas such as customer care, customer relationship management, knowledge management and data warehousing, in support of key functions like customer analytics and meter to cash processes.