SAP and Enterprise Trends Podcasts from Jon Reed (@jonerp) of diginomica.com
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In this informal chat, Jon talks with SAP SFSF cloud consultants Jyoti Sharma and Luke Marson about why customers are moving to the HCM cloud, why cloud consulting requires a different approach and value prop, and the do's and don'ts of successful SFSF Employeee Central implementations. A brief ASUG/Sapphire preview and SAP executive changes wraps the podcast.

Direct download: succefactorsecjonerpkickaround.mp3
Category:HCM and SAP HCM -- posted at: 7:35am EDT
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In this (very) informal discussion, John Appleby and Jon Reed reflect on their 30 minute blogger conversation with Bill McDermott on the future of SAP and the departure of Vishal Sikka. (Den Howlett blogged about the call, as did John). During the podcast, John and Jon pull out the main themes from the call, and look ahead to the challenges SAP must tackle at ASUG/Sapphire - including cloud, HANA, and the field issues customers are facing, which may not be solved via HANA or cloud talk.


Direct download: mcdermottreview-appleby-reed.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:03pm EDT
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In this frank and informal - and informally taped - presentation at Western Mass Podcamp 2014, Jon Reed conducts an interactive discussion regarding the impact of (free) content and the limitations of social medial without such content. The impromptu title of the session was "Create (free) content that matters - before you do any social media". Note: this 40 minute recording is not an "enterprisey" conversation but has content strategy lessons for companies of all sizes. 
Direct download: contentstrategy-jr-wmpodcamp2014.mp3
Category:content strategy + socmedia -- posted at: 1:33am EDT
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In this informal HANA 2014 on-site chat, Jon talks with SAP Mentor Julien Delvat about the view on HANA from a financials/functional perspective, and what customers are telling him during his Orlando jaunts and conference presentations. The guys also talke about how firms can punch above their weight with the right use of experts and content.

Direct download: jonerp-delvat-hana-financials2014.mp3
Category:HANA and in-memory -- posted at: 9:05am EDT
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In this very informal sit down, Jon and John talk about SAP HANA Insider Day 1, HANA's level of maturity, apps, and how John hacks through new SAP software. Different HANA use cases are covered, including those John sees in the field. There is some debate about BW on HANA as a starting point, and HANA as tech versus biz. Plus: John's selfie obsession.

Direct download: jonerp-hanainsider-applefymp3.mp3
Category:HANA and in-memory -- posted at: 7:31am EDT
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In this frank, hopefully constructive, and informal conversation on ERP project failure and it's disturbing persistence, Jon Reed talks to Michael Doane about the problem and what solutions have a chance at closing the failure gap. There is a particular focus on the impact of independent advisors and how business benefits are quantified.

Direct download: jonerp-doane-independents.mp3
Category:independent advisors -- posted at: 12:15pm EDT
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In this informal hangout session, Jon talks Hana Cloud Platform from the SuccessFactors side, with SAP HCM all pros and Mentors Chris Paine and Luke Marson. The guys talk about the potential of the HCP and also the issues SAP and partners need to overcome. The show wraps with a review of SAP's latest HCP announcements.

Direct download: jonerp-sap-hcm-apps.mp3
Category:HCM and SAP HCM -- posted at: 3:02pm EDT
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In the audio track from from this informal video hangout, Jon Reed of diginomica.com gets the real deal on SAP Fiori and SAP developer engagement with SAP Mentors Graham Robinson and Ethan Jewett. The guys talk about why developer engagement matters to enterprise software companies, and do a gut check on where SAP stands compared to their last report card 15 months ago. 

Direct download: jonerp-sap-developers2014.mp3
Category:developers -- posted at: 12:10am EDT
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In this informal Hangout on Air (audio replay) Jon Reed of diginomica.com (@jonerp) reviews new data on CIO disruptions with Sina Moatamed, cloud practictioner and blogger. The guys hit on everything from security to whether big data is overhyped, and how overworked CIOs and IT Managers can have business impact and (address skills challenges) before they face irrelevancy.‚Äč The video replay of this talk is available on Jon's YouTube channel: /jonathanwreed.

Direct download: jonerp-sina-cloudcio-jan14t.mp3
Category:CIO disruptions -- posted at: 12:44pm EDT
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In this informal evening discussion, Jon Reed talks all things BI with Derek Loranca in a buzzword-free environment.. Derek shares the story of his company's BI transitions as well as his own evolution to a BI architect in a changing market. The video version of this talk is running on Jon's YouTube channel, direct link: http://youtu.be/zpm7Q4tLEjs. 

Direct download: jonerp-bi-shoptalk-loranca.mp3
Category:business intelligence -- posted at: 10:08pm EDT
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