A key question for disaster recovery planning is: What is a disaster recovery team and who needs to be at the table? Here are some answers.
What is a disaster recovery team?
A disaster recovery (DR) team is a group of individuals who are tasked with developing, documenting, and executing processes and procedures for an organization's data recovery, business continuity, and IT infrastructure in the event of a disaster or failure.
If you're starting to put together your disaster recovery plan, ...
Equipment Leasing Companies Get the Heads Up from Experts: eChattel a Key Differentiator in 2018
Yesterday, the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) revealed its Top 10 Equipment Acquisition Trends for 2018. In the report, ELFA forecasts that capital spending will have its strongest performance in six years. This is exciting news when compared to the 2017 report that detailed a period of slow growth for the year, creating sluggish equipment leasing activity across the globe. We ar...
Common issues solved for uncommon reporting results.
SAP HANA Live is a cost-effective way for companies to use the power of in-memory computing as a launch pad for real-time operational reporting and analytics. With Symmetry’s help, you can size the system appropriately and ensure HANA modelling is set up using best practices. You can also learn when to use SAP Business Warehouse (BW) in conjunction with SAP HANA and which kinds of user groups will likely build their own reports to gain powe...
How will SyncKanban™ software help me become more demand-driven?
SyncKanban software helps enable flow by gaining greater control of inventory replenishment and
linking consumption to actual customer demand. A fully integrated, demand-driven SyncKanban
system will help you control costs and establish budgets, better partner with your inventory supplier
network, improve manufacturing capabilities, and build capacity.
You will become more demand-driven as you view and track supermarket and Kanban status in realtime
Make instantaneous replenishment adjustments based on new demand information.
Communicate across the supplier network in a fast and consistent manner.
Right-size inventory through automated K-Loop™ sizing that takes into account changes in
demand and supply.
Provide a closed-loop process that can signal where problems need attention.
Free buyers and planners from the administrative grind of executing K-Loops so they can focus on
strategic sourcing, long-term strategy and continuous improvement.
Learn more about SyncKanban by reading our brochure or watching our video
We realize it’s difficult to keep up with SAP certifications, especially in small- or medium- sized businesses that may have high revenue but low headcount for IT. SAP HANA certification requires hours of effort; however, those who become certified report that their abilities deepen and that they feel more effective.
Individuals who want to work on an SAP team running HANA serve as conduits to speed up data processing and analytics for the business, creating a strategic engine that can truly ...
Financial markets worldwide are experiencing volatility. Whether we can trace this to current events, strong currencies or other business factors, everyone agrees, from the banks to the investment community to the mortgage brokers and beyond, confidence and certainty are paramount when it comes to the management of financial assets.
According to a recent article on the global journalism platform, FinNews.Com, there are crucial changes to make as an asset manager in the digital age. The articl...
In a recent business article out of the UK, the author cites trends such as collaboration and connectivity as hallmarks of the “factory of the future.” I would take that one step further, and add “communication” to that list—especially during implementation.
Smart implementation leaders make sure they are listening to the insights of everyone who will be impacted by their new systems and following solid communication practices throughout the life of the project—and beyond. Here’s what you nee...
You’ve been smart enough to both amass and hold on to your wealth through tumultuous times. Only you know what you’ve been through to get to where you are today. You shouldn’t be rewarded with vague answers to your investment questions from financial advisors. Here at Novak Private Wealth, we cater to the needs of high value investors like you—exclusively.
Here are the questions we most often encounter when onboarding investors who are tired of working with financial advisors who do not under...
Biosimilars represent a unique opportunity for Sandoz. As the first pharmaceutical company to have a biosimilar filed, approved and launched in Europe and the US, the company continues to be a pioneer and global leader in this rapidly evolving space. With biosimilars expected to deliver more than $54B in savings in the U.S. through 2026 ($250B globally by 2026), this industry segment is poised to play a significant role in the future of the company.1
As proven therapeutic alternatives to refe...
Unlike seasonal influenza, an influenza pandemic is an unpredictable event that occurs when a flu virus evolves and travels rapidly around the world infecting a great number of people. In a pandemic situation, it may be necessary to rapidly develop and produce a new vaccine.
All our facilities for producing seasonal influenza vaccines are specially designed to be able to switch to the production of a pandemic influenza vaccine should the need arise.