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Make the most of the SAP Sapphire NOW + ASUG Annual Conference

Every year over 20,000 SAP users and partners attend the SAP Sapphire NOW + ASUG Annual Conference. The conference can be a bit overwhelming for first-time visitors and experienced pros alike. The conference has been a part of Abreon’s annual agenda for many years, so we're sharing OUR tips and tricks for making the most of YOUR investment in Sapphire 2019.

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Make the most of the SAP Sapphire NOW + ASUG Annual Conference

Every year over 20,000 SAP users and partners attend the SAP Sapphire NOW + ASUG Annual Conference. The conference can be a bit overwhelming for first-time visitors and experienced pros alike. The conference has been a part of Abreon’s annual agenda for many years, so we're sharing OUR tips and tricks for making the most of YOUR investment in Sapphire 2019.

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Using Teachbacks with a Train-the-Trainer Approach: Scary or Invaluable?

The teachback method is commonly referred to as the “show me” method because the student confirms that they have understood and retained the information by teaching it back to the instructor.

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Featured

Today's Multigenerational Workforce

The result of years of expansions, merging, divesting, consolidation, and evolving hiring policies, today’s multi-generational talent pool has arisen to produce significantly different workforces than we have ever experienced in the past.

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Digital Transformation

The Super User Value Proposition

Super User. Change Agent. Change Champion. Ambassador. These are the terms used to describe the various roles needed to support organizational change. Change Agents and Change Champions are usually easy to explain, but we often get stuck when trying to describe the role of a Super User and the value they provide during change.

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Learning & Development

S/4HANA - 10 Things To Do in Phase Zero

Once your organization decides to go to SAP S / 4HANA and your implementation team has established a plan and schedule, most people wait for the first phase of the implementation plan to launch before doing anything. It sounds logical -  wait for the plan to start before you begin work, right?  But ask yourself: would you leave on a long road trip without packing the car and mapping a route to your destination first? Of course not. The time between a decision made and Phase 1 plan kickoff – known as Phase Zero - is the time you should spend getting ready. To help you prepare, here are 10 things you should do in SAP S / 4HANA Phase Zero:

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Outsourcing

Talent On Demand: How to Win With a Scalable Workforce

In business today, the abilities to acquire, train, manage, and retain top talent are key sources of competitive advantage. But in every organization, opportunities requiring different skillsets arise and dissipate. How can businesses stay lean and agile, fully responding to important initiatives with the necessary resources, while being able to place projects of undetermined value on hold as markets and strategies shift?

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SAP

Impressions on SAPPHIRE NOW 2018

Abreon and our parent company, PCM, spent a lot of time at the event talking about major considerations in every technology project spanning discovery and selection, security and support, through to end-user adoption and training. Back from the event, we have already started working on new offerings to drive your organization forward, including: Phase 0 support, faster and easier content delivery, greater utilization of existing tools, jump-starting your projects, augmenting your resources, and more.

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SAP

SAP S/4HANA is Growing: Why are Companies Still Waiting?

As we get further into 2018, it’s expected that the number of SAP S/4HANA customers will continue to increase. One of Abreon’s partners has predicted that this is the year for it to really take off for customers. But many large organizations using SAP are still hesitating to make the move. Here are three of the main reasons for the reluctance along with our recommendations for overcoming these obstacles...

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Digital Transformation

Human Resources (HR) Transformation to the Cloud: Why it’s more than just a technology change

Cloud technology—it’s been around for a while. The cloud refers to the ability to have access to computers, information technology (IT), and software applications through a network connection. This technological shift has numerous companies migrating critical applications to the cloud to combat inefficient and redundant silos and unify teams and processes across the enterprise. Thus, when leading HR systems affecting everyone have transitioned to the cloud, it results in widespread cultural change and challenges in the workplace.

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Oracle

Falling in Love with Oracle Cloud

In a romantic movie, falling in love involves a dashing lead wooing another character in less than two hours with a fairly predictable sequence of events. In real life, the process is much more complicated! A couple must experience four stages before falling in love! So, what does love have to do with Oracle Cloud? Glad you asked. Just like two people falling in love, your employees must experience the same four stages in order to adapt to and fall in love with Oracle Cloud.

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Learning & Development

Top 10 Benefits to Partnering and Outsourcing Learning & Development in 2018

As the New Year stretches before us and you review your organizations’ goals and budgets for 2018, you will most likely be evaluating your learning and development (L&D) programs, including training. Training is as critical as ever to the success of an organization—especially to stay competitive in a fierce market. When your employees’ workdays revolve around processes, operational tasks, emails, meetings, and reports—there is little time for more high-value work, strategic planning, and creativity.

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SAP

Live Webinar: How to Get Your People Ready for SAP S/4HANA

Join us on Wednesday, June 28th at 1:00pm ET (10:00am PT) as Michele Snead, Abreon Director of Performance Consulting, presents the most successful strategies for getting organizations ready for the transition to SAP S/4HANA.

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SAP

How to prepare key teams for SAP S/4HANA implementations

Before your organization makes the decision to move to SAP S/4HANA, you undoubtedly will perform extensive research to understand the value and ensure that your business is ready. Many companies have already made the move: SAP announced that 5,400 customers had implemented SAP S/4HANA by the end of 2016.

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