6 Tips for New Consultants: Thriving and Surviving in an Unfamiliar World

Go Beyond What You Think You’re Capable Of Starting out as a new consultant, especially if you’re a fresh graduate, can feel intimidating. The title of ‘consultant’ suggests subject matter expertise, which new hires typically lack. Being unable to answer client questions when you’re starting out often leads to feeling of uncertainty mixed with an […]

The Ragged Edge of CPI-DS

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Tricks to developing, surviving, and conquering Well, it sure isn’t SQL… Anyone that has worked in the integration space is probably familiar with SQL Developer, Oracle, MySQL, and for the SAP Purists, ABAP forms and the functionality and limitations of those systems for manipulating data. In the brave new world of IBP, we now have […]

What’s Your Supply Chain’s “Super Bowl Commercial”?

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It seems that in this “everybody deserves a trophy” culture, almost everyone is their own special little snowflake.  I know that’s a gag-inducing phrase but, unfortunately, there’s a bit of truth to it.  As you walk down the street, sit on the train or slog through traffic, everyone around you is deep into their own […]

Top 5 New Features of SAP IBP 1908

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With the latest release of SAP Integrated Business Planning (IBP) 1908, it’s time once again for a quarterly peek behind the curtain of IBP.  I’ve decided to highlight some innovations and enhancements that I found particularly interesting.  In addition to those highlighted below, there are a slew of stability enhancements in the 1908 Release along […]

Why I Turned Down the Big Companies to Intern with a Small Business

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Going through the job search process while having to juggle the stressors of college life is not an easy task. To make it even worse, you are surrounded by people who have a similar educational background as you, and the differentiators begin to fade. Peers begin to talk with each other; “did you get an […]