MVIS: Most basic blocks for an orderly innovation function (part 1/3)

All this came up over my journey through the Mexican Yucatan the last days  – as part of my time off this winter. Got the last Harvard Business Review, and there was a couple of notes that drew my attention: Build an innovation engine in 90 days by Scott D. Anthony, David S. Ducan, and Pontus M.A. Siren The discipline of Business Experimentation by Stefan Thomke and Jim … Continue reading MVIS: Most basic blocks for an orderly innovation function (part 1/3)

How to design your SAP HANA disaster recovery | CHANGE as a Service

Awesome! Emilio thanks for sharing this really good post. IMHO the best way to replicate is thru HANA itself with Bandwidth Optimizers on both sides. also, you have to consider the rest of the applications like BO, or maybe, it’s a suite on HANA, it would be nice how this kind of architecture change. Thanks again for so awesome note. This scenario will work for both … Continue reading How to design your SAP HANA disaster recovery | CHANGE as a Service

In-Memory Computing, is it the beginning of the end of data warehousing? | CHANGE as a Service

“But with higher costs, higher complexity of systems and a big disadvantage of having the picture of the past, not real-time, showing yesterday’s data. Data warehouses are updated on a periodic basis through extraction and transformation programs that typically run overnight. So you have to wait to next execution of ETL in order to look at updated data” Emilio have brought powerful reasons to consider … Continue reading In-Memory Computing, is it the beginning of the end of data warehousing? | CHANGE as a Service

SAP Simple Finance: Real-time Financial Management enabled by HANA

Awesome! HANA enables to change the dimensions ad-hoc, by enabling the analytics directly from line-item details and selecting which dimension to do summarization on… Another exciting announcement from last SAPPHIRE NOW was the release of SAP Simple Finance. Hasso Plattner’s keynote included an extensive explanation of how HANA plays a role in applications simplification and SAP’s vision for the future of apps, within the framework … Continue reading SAP Simple Finance: Real-time Financial Management enabled by HANA

If you think HANA is just in-memory database then don’t bother to buy it

SAP is doing a nice job spreading the phrase “big data analytics” through the market with HANA. However, the “concept” HANA is more than an in-memory database. HANA could help you to speed database processing to create cubes with tens of dimensions and thousands of millions of records from hours to seconds, and take the results and process them again and again and again… Just try to do that … Continue reading If you think HANA is just in-memory database then don’t bother to buy it

Is LATAM already prepared to face Hybrid Cloud Solutions?

Is there any doubt to take your IT stuff into the cloud? Of course THERE IS, nobody argues it, but it doesn’t mean that you are not thinking of doing it anyway, at least taking some part of your IT Services. What applications/processes are really prepared to do that? Or maybe the right question would be: What applications/processes do you feel sure to move out … Continue reading Is LATAM already prepared to face Hybrid Cloud Solutions?

KIO Networks Infographic: A company plenty of innovation in 2013

2013 was a year full of innovative actions at KIO. Now that if see it, we are happy for all achievements! Here you have the list: Being the first IT Provider to offer HANA OnDemand solutions in the Market Implementing the first IXP in Mexico in our Datacenters We’ve released our Datacenter in Container Solution called KIO ATOM (movil data center) The first SAP hosting provider to offer Cloud … Continue reading KIO Networks Infographic: A company plenty of innovation in 2013

What is your favorite Cloud flavor?

Today’s Cloud Providers cannot play with only one product to attend to the market demand. Just a couple of years ago we used to have “the” cloud service to attend to all our requirements. At that time we have realized that costs, business objectives and legal/regulatory issues could change the way that customers consume it. To mention some examples here are: sensitive business data does … Continue reading What is your favorite Cloud flavor?

SAP HANA On-Demand: A more affordable and faster way to start using real-time analytics

There is a lot of material explaining how important SAP HANA is for your company: It’s important to increase your revenue growth, reduce churn, lower stock costs dramatically, or detect fraud activities on time, and so on. However, this note is not intended to sell more benefits to justify the use of HANA (I think is clear, anyway we are opened to bring more information … Continue reading SAP HANA On-Demand: A more affordable and faster way to start using real-time analytics