USA Press Coverage

Published by QA Financial
Insurance firms ahead of the curve in implementing S/4 HANA, the new SAP enterprise platform. Banks need to wake up to the challenge of data right-sizing and testing.

Retail Online Integration

Published by: www.mytotalretail.com

The hyperconnected economy is having a profound effect on how consumers engage with retailers. The buying process is becoming more technology-driven than retailers imagined even a few years ago. Underpinning these new engagement models is a slew of software that must work as quickly and precisely as hyperconnected consumers can buy.

Published by: www.cio.com.auwww.cso.com.auwww.cmo.com.au

In a global survey of IT professionals at 60 firms with SAP installations about their approach to upgrading ERP applications, more than 80 percent of respondents reported that supporting the needs of the business was the critical success factor in any project.

Forty percent of companies running SAP are reluctant to update the software regularly, according to new research by Original Software. Other data from the study suggest the most likely reason for this reluctance is concern the update process will introduce issues that disrupt business.

MC Press

Published by: www.mcpressonline.com
Author: John Ghrist

Bugs in software can be due as much to organizational problems as bad coding. Finding errors reliably often requires some help.

When you stop and consider how complex some of today’s software applications can be, it can seem like a minor miracle that they work as advertised. As we all know though, applications often don’t do what they’re supposed to do or don’t do it the right way. When that happens, software testing tools and methodologies can be an important remedy.

Multichannel Merchant

Published by: www.multichannelmerchant.com
Author: Colin Armitage

A recent column on The Future of Commerce cited an eBay study which found that 77 percent of shoppers expect a seamless, integrated experience regardless of whether they’re in store, online or using a mobile device.

So software companies serving today’s technology-infused environment are racing each other to develop new applications, and upgrades to existing ones, while ensuring that their offerings don’t have bugs or errors.

Insurance Technology

Published by: www.insurancetech.com
Author: Colin Armitage

Insurers want to avoid a debacle like the launch of the federal government’s healthcare website.

We’ve all seen it happen: An IT project plagued with delays, changes and complications goes so far off the rails that it becomes a liability. Seventeen percent of these so-called “black swans” end up threatening a company’s survival, according to McKinsey & Company and the BT Centre for Major Programme Management at the University of Oxford.

Retail Online Integration

Published by: www.retailonlineintegration.com
Author: Colin Armitage

The retail world is changing rapidly as companies move to make significant investments in digital technologies. Retailers are innovating in response to consumer demand for instant access to product information and transactions through digital channels.

Research released this month by Original Software, a software quality company, in conjunction with UK Oracle User Group (UKOUG) reveals that nearly three quarters (72 percent) of Oracle E- Business Suite users surveyed cited “minimizing the risk of not supporting core business systems” as their most important success factor when upgrading.