At first companies and supply chains were constrained by the weakest link: islands of information.

As a more competitive landscape grew, financial requirements and supply chain visibility inspired the need for integrated Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Applications, such as SAP®.

To overcome information silos, the implementation of basic functional modules became a necessity. However, organization’s physical silos remained...

Additional sophisticated technology and process thinking drove new concepts of optimization and process integration that strengthened the collaboration with customers and their suppliers.

Organizations soon realized that even with integration processes and all of the technology in the world, data means nothing if the information is not trusted.

Mistrusting data and not focusing on the business rules, encourages a culture of heroes and forces the organization to move back to individual islands of information (i.e. MS excel)...

As a result, organizations move away from the original objective of creating end-to-end integrated, information-minded organizations, i.e. not allowing the system to do the "heavy lifting" and not becoming an exception minded organization.

World class organizations respond proactively to trustworthy informational events, alerts and notifications with rapid agility that accommodates the changing conditions of their Enterprise Application, which ...

...allows the organization to remain ahead of the competition through meaningful focus on actionable measures and ultimately...

...Increases their Business Maturity