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Ebook: Achieving Business Agility in an ERP-Driven World

Continuous Delivery for SAP

Are your traditional ERPs and core business applications struggling to keep up with new digital technology?

Aligning your ERPs with digital technologies is a struggle facing many businesses, especially those running SAP. In this eBook, Jason Bloomberg, Intellyx president, argues that only a proper automation strategy will help you achieve SAP agility.

Sneak Peak – Inside This Report:

SAP is a mission-critical product, but its legacy architecture is holding back digital transformation. Find out how automation brings your SAP into the digital age.

Learn how the right continuous delivery solution can rapidly enhance the way in which your test data environments can be provisioned at a click of a button, in minutes instead of weeks.

Now operational teams can deliver self-service capabilities to their development and testing colleagues without needing to implement complex and time-consuming manual processes to provision, copy, mask, maintain and synchronize data sets. The benefits of automation are dramatic.

Business agility and velocity are absolutely essential to competitive advantage – essential to the survival of the organization.

In other words, adapt your ERP for the digital era or risk extinction.

A Plan for Success:

Do you want to how modern digital transformation initiatives can embrace traditional ERP systems such as SAP?

Automic Continuous Delivery for SAP enables organizations that depend upon SAP for mission-critical operations to create agile data environments for development and testing.

Remember, SAP depends upon centralized database architecture – an architecture that can make testing difficult.

Automic addresses this challenge by:

  • Enabling the optimization of the SAP application delivery process
  • Automating and accelerating SAP system copies
  • Providing modern development teams a safe, secure sandbox of production-like data for testing and development purposes

Raw production data, however, is not suitable for testing, as it typically includes personal information or sensitive financial data. To overcome this problem, Automic provides test data provisioning and masking.

Click here to download the ebook and learn more about Automic’s Continuous Delivery Solution to begin your company’s digital transformation (registration required).

Automic is an Intellyx customer. Intellyx retains final editorial control over this ebook.

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Jason Bloomberg is the leading expert on architecting agility for the enterprise. As president of Intellyx, Mr. Bloomberg brings his years of thought leadership in the areas of Cloud Computing, Enterprise Architecture, and Service-Oriented Architecture to a global clientele of business executives, architects, software vendors, and Cloud service providers looking to achieve technology-enabled business agility across their organizations and for their customers. His latest book, The Agile Architecture Revolution (John Wiley & Sons, 2013), sets the stage for Mr. Bloomberg’s groundbreaking Agile Architecture vision.

Mr. Bloomberg is perhaps best known for his twelve years at ZapThink, where he created and delivered the Licensed ZapThink Architect (LZA) SOA course and associated credential, certifying over 1,700 professionals worldwide. He is one of the original Managing Partners of ZapThink LLC, the leading SOA advisory and analysis firm, which was acquired by Dovel Technologies in 2011. He now runs the successor to the LZA program, the Bloomberg Agile Architecture Course, around the world.

Mr. Bloomberg is a frequent conference speaker and prolific writer. He has published over 500 articles, spoken at over 300 conferences, Webinars, and other events, and has been quoted in the press over 1,400 times as the leading expert on agile approaches to architecture in the enterprise.

Mr. Bloomberg’s previous book, Service Orient or Be Doomed! How Service Orientation Will Change Your Business (John Wiley & Sons, 2006, coauthored with Ron Schmelzer), is recognized as the leading business book on Service Orientation. He also co-authored the books XML and Web Services Unleashed (SAMS Publishing, 2002), and Web Page Scripting Techniques (Hayden Books, 1996).

Prior to ZapThink, Mr. Bloomberg built a diverse background in eBusiness technology management and industry analysis, including serving as a senior analyst in IDC’s eBusiness Advisory group, as well as holding eBusiness management positions at USWeb/CKS (later marchFIRST) and WaveBend Solutions (now Hitachi Consulting).

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