Driving Digital Innovation at MIT

By Alex Fishlock - Digital Marketing Associate. On Tuesday 27th September, at The Shard in London, Mendix Solutions will host an exclusive round-table event for higher education institutions. We are lucky enough to be joined by Olu Brown, Director of Application Platforms at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), who has over 18 year’s experience … Continue reading Driving Digital Innovation at MIT

Schools Out – An Insight into the Consequences of High Quality Data:

By Craig Mackie - Consultant. Whilst our kids are at school their interests will be playing conkers, running around the playground kicking a football, or swapping their latest Pokémon cards. However, unfortunately for our children, there is a serious focus to why they are at school. When the bell rings, it's time to head back … Continue reading Schools Out – An Insight into the Consequences of High Quality Data:

Digital Innovators unleash Creativity with IT and Business Collaboration

By Roald Kruit - Co-founder of Mendix. Gartner calls it bimodal IT, McKinsey a two-speed IT architecture. Regardless of the exact term, these luminaries recognize that IT organizations simply cannot transform into digital startups overnight. Nor should they, as there are significant investments in core systems that remain critical to business function. Bimodal IT allows organizations … Continue reading Digital Innovators unleash Creativity with IT and Business Collaboration

Is there a right way to Develop Digital Applications for your Business? A Business User’s Perspective

By David Helme - ‎Digital Transformation and Development Manager. In an organisation, business departments or clients often identify problems and make recommendations on how to resolve the challenge. Converting those ideas to a working solution that involves IT technology can be challenging for none IT people. Once a high level solution is identified a business … Continue reading Is there a right way to Develop Digital Applications for your Business? A Business User’s Perspective

The top 4 Challenges in Retail and how Digital Applications can help

By Alex Fishlock – Digital Marketing Associate. Everyone knows how demanding the retail landscape currently is. Based on the recent end of year and quarterly results of major players like M&S, ASDA, and the collapse of BHS and Austin Reed, it’s clear that conditions will remain ‘challenging’ for the foreseeable future. Given our ongoing work … Continue reading The top 4 Challenges in Retail and how Digital Applications can help

Extending SAP Solutions using HCP – What a Customer needs to know (Part 2)

By Garth Liebenberg – ERP Technical Services Consultant. Following on from part 1, this blog explores what customers need to know about creating bespoke applications, the costs involved and how to extend SAP HANA Cloud Platform (HCP) solutions. Creating Bespoke Applications: In HCP two types of bespoke applications are currently supported (more are on their way). … Continue reading Extending SAP Solutions using HCP – What a Customer needs to know (Part 2)

How to Build a better Analytic Engine in the Mendix Platform

By Nolan Ramsey - Senior Manager, RAD Solutions. I was recently asked my thoughts on how I would solve a slow reporting and analytic environment within the Mendix platform. The developer described the following scenario: I have been working on a project that creates a lot of data (millions of records per year) with no … Continue reading How to Build a better Analytic Engine in the Mendix Platform

Extending SAP Solutions using HCP – What a Customer needs to know (Part 1)

By Garth Liebenberg – ERP Technical Services Consultant. The SAP HANA Cloud Platform (HCP) is where customers can create bespoke extensions to SAP cloud and even on-premise solutions. Customers can also purchase partner extensions to add value and functionality to their current solutions. This blog aims to provide all the information about HCP that a … Continue reading Extending SAP Solutions using HCP – What a Customer needs to know (Part 1)

A small Start in their Data Quality Journey

By Craig Mackie - Consultant. Local HR Managers knew there were improvements to be made with their reporting processes, so one of them asked a couple of simple questions which reduced time, cost and improved efficiency, allowing their HR Business Partners to do what they do best - support their businesses. The Telegraph recently held a poll … Continue reading A small Start in their Data Quality Journey