Category: BW

The design pattern of this decade

Last evening I’ve read an interesting blog entry, created by Todd Wilms, stating that every decade has its own “design pattern” . The design pattern of this decade contains the following 5 components: Database – where you store all this great data. Application Platform – what allows you to access...

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Generating Revenue Potential; Winner of Cibers SYTYCI competition

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a blog entry about Ciber Netherlands’ SYTYCI (So You Think You Can Innovate)-competition which challenges its employees to come up with great new innovative ideas. Last Wednesday the finals were held and I’m proud to say that we’ve “beaten” the competition and won...

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SAP TechEd 2012; Madrid – Cibers DemoJam entry

This year SAP Community Network (SCN) hosted the tenth annual Demo Jam at SAP TechEd. The Demo Jam features selected teams of SAP customers, partners and employees who have developed an innovative application using SAP technology. During a six minute presentation at the DemoJam in Madrid, Twan vd Broek (Ciber)...

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So You Think You Can Innovate? – The Finals

Before flying to Madrid to attend the SAP TechEd/SAPphire, I’d like to take the opportunity to pitch Ciber’s SYTYCI competition. For the 2nd consecutive year, Ciber is organizing and hosting a “So You Think You Can Innovate”-competition which challenges its employees in thinking outside the box and come up with...

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Ciber BOotcamp 2012: A small recap

Ever since SAP acquired Business Objects back in 2007, Ciber’s SAP BI practice in the Netherlands organizes a BOotcamp for their (SAP) BI consultants. Also this years BOotcamp provided new insights and hands-on experience in several Business Objects related “tooling”. After a quick word of welcome by yours truly, Norbert...

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If you are not moving ahead – you’re falling behind

In March this year I’ve co-hosted a presentation at a customer seminar in which I’ve stressed the importance of ‘following the cheese’. Following the cheese (freely adopted from the “who moved my cheese” literature) was used to underline the ever-changing (SAP BI) world in which we’re living…as clearly to be...

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