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Brent Paterson stories

Brent Paterson is an insightful author with a palpable enthusiasm for cutting-edge technology and its impact on business and society. His writing sheds light on the intricate dance between data and value, urging companies to harness the power of big data through judicious implementation of the right technological solutions. Paterson’s interests clearly lie in the realm of digital transformation, where he explores the crucial success factors businesses and IT departments need to embrace to maintain their competitive edge in a perpetually evolving marketplace.

With a sharp focus on enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, Paterson underscores the importance of early adoption, particularly encouraging organisations to transition to SAP S/4HANA before legacy support fades. He extends his expertise to the public sector, guiding government departments through the intricacies of cloud migration strategies with SAP S/4HANA. Paterson appears equally invested in the broader implications of adaptability for businesses, especially as governments craft their pathways towards economic recovery, highlighting the strategic deployment of scalable platforms.

In a world where flexibility and agility are increasingly synonymous with business continuity, Paterson delves into the challenges of streamlining the move to the cloud, emphasizing the primacy of agility in remote work environments. He also tackles the paramount issue of data security, advocating for stringent system testing and data masking procedures. Further underlining his commitment to robust cyber practices, he offers a set of considerations for government departments to ensure safe and secure cloud migration in light of heightened cybersecurity attention in Australia.

Finally, Paterson addresses the complexities surrounding mergers and acquisitions (M&A), elucidating the common pitfalls organisations must sidestep for successful integrations. Recognizing the looming shift to SAP S/4HANA as an inflection point, he articulates the role of test data in preparing for this significant changeover. Through his stories, Brent Paterson emerges as an authoritative voice on the transformative potential of IT in business and government alike, always keen to navigate the challenges and seize the opportunities presented by the digital age.

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Four benefits companies can realise by transitioning to S/4HANA early
Thu, 4th Aug 2022
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SAP will stop supporting its legacy ERP products in 2027, urging organizations to transition to SAP S/4HANA sooner rather than later to avoid risks.
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Turning big data into value with the right technology
Thu, 10th Feb 2022
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Digital transformation has become so common that many businesses are upgrading or adopting new technology without having a clear understanding its value.
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How organisations that leverage scalable platforms for ERP software can adapt to survive
Thu, 2nd Dec 2021
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Across Australia, state and federal governments are currently devising roadmaps to recovery for businesses and the economy.
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Test data as a precursor for the move to SAP S/4HANA
Thu, 28th Oct 2021
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As the move to SAP S/4HANA draws closer for many businesses, organisations should ensure they prepare for the transition properly.
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Why government departments must find the right SAP S/4HANA cloud migration approach
Fri, 1st Oct 2021
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The right migration approach can have lasting benefits for government departments, writes SNP managing director for ANZ Brent Paterson.
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Post-merger pitfalls organisations must avoid
Thu, 16th Sep 2021
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Complicated M&A integrations are point-in-time transactions, so it makes sense to seek specialist support to ensure a successful integration.
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The importance of data masking and testing in an evolving organisational landscape
Mon, 26th Jul 2021
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To guarantee systems are operating as they should, organisations must invest in system testing and data masking — without compromising security.
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Five considerations for government departments to move safely and securely to the cloud
Wed, 23rd Jun 2021
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With a spotlight securely on Australia’s cybersecurity and defence strategy, it’s essential that Australian government departments lead the way.
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Streamlining and simplifying the move to cloud
Thu, 3rd Jun 2021
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As organisations continue to settle into more flexible and remote working environments, agility is becoming increasingly critical to business continuity.
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Three success factors for business and IT transformation
Thu, 29th Apr 2021
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As technological progress is continuous, it forces business leaders to remain agile if they want to secure a competitive advantage.