When is it best to implement with or without architecture?
So, since I made the first episode of the Integration Podcast on February 4., 2018 I have published 29 episodes. There was one podcast that was skipped and delivered later. It has been a really interesting experience trying to understand how to do a podcast, interview people and learn about integration. I think the cool thing about
Update March 2020 Lots of thing change in the SAP world. SAP have changed updated the SAP PI/PO and SAP CPI directions. You can read the updated roadmaps here. So yesterday, Tuesday, November 13. 2018, I just hosted a webinar about the key takeaways from SAP Teched and how to implement things based on it.
I had a great talk with an old colleague this Friday. The topic was how to build a new EDI platform. They did not have any EDI yet on the SAP platform since they used an old platform for it. So they had to start over with SAP as the backend. I have been doing EDIFACT
I was talking about the talking about the future of consulting/freelancing at my disruption training. One thing that we got to talk about was recommendations like as on TripAdvisor. If you are going to hire a consultant or employee (for that matter), you just have to hope that your skills as judging the person are
Service Oriented Architecture has undergone some interesting changes over time. It all began with CORBA, or remote procedure calls, and mainframes. Then came SAP, where you could call RFC remotely and build applications. [av_video src=’https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PsFDVuBe3FQ’ format=’16-9′ width=’16’ height=’9′ av_uid=’av-2p3u3c’] Later there was a trend toward object-oriented architecture and building applications based on classes. Where the
I recently had a long walk at the park trying to get my young son to sleep in his stroller. While I walked, I was thinking about a question I had this week from a potential client, and wondering about SAP integration, and whether or not we need PI/PRO, or if we might be able
The field of process integration is changing quickly, setting new challenges for Integration professionals, and I think a good understanding of the available tools is key. When we talk about paradigms in process integration, there have been 3 major phases: Mainframes: Back in the day, most companies had one mainframe or two. The good thing
I have retired my documentation tools. The reason is that they used an old form for documentation and SAP PI/PO did no longer support the use of XIM files. It was therefore not as much the tool was used anymore. I have created a short guide to how you can export your mappings to an
One of my colleagues has recently approached me with a question: what happens if the customer doesn’t want the use of the PI system for certain scenarios? We usually stick to the idea that communication needs to be done directly through the PI system – but should consultants force the use of PI for every scenario? In […]