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We believe in fostering opportunities to improve, learn and share good practice

By: Kamelia Renata G. | 25 June 2018

Xoomworks Technology follows the principles of continuous process improvement inherent in a predominantly agile environment. With Customers, we use the Xoomworks One Team™ methodology, our unique set of guiding principles that deal with the critical elements and opportunities of successful technology innovation and transformation projects. We facilitate feedback and retrospective review across the company with a […]

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Transforming the business to increase efficiency

By: edwardtomlinson | 20 June 2018

Edd Tomlinson is a procurement technology consultant for Xoomworks Procurement. Read below some of his advice on increasing efficiency in an ever-evolving P2P landscape. “Social transformation and economic transformation go hand in hand”, Klaus Schwab The P2P landscape is changing rapidly and I have been lucky enough to witness its evolution into the Cloud over […]

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Techsylvania 2018 – Networking & Insights Day 2

By: Ana Cretu | 19 June 2018

We, at Xoomworks Technology, are digital innovation specialists and so, attending Techsylvania 2018 looked like something natural to us. We’re always trying to understand new markets and the way developers and entrepreneurs help build and approach new and emerging technologies. In yesterday’s blog post I gave you the highlights for Day 1 of this year’s […]

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Techsylvania 2018 – Networking & Insights Day 1

By: Ana Cretu | 18 June 2018

Our simplest strapline at Xoomworks Technology is Engaging People, and it fits with Techsylvania 2018’s theme perfectly. We try to follow this vicariously when engaging existing and potential partners and also newcomers to the Xoomie teams. Our Xoomworks OneTeamTM philosophy may look simple now, but it took a great effort across the years to devise […]

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Driving value through digital procurement – Contract Management (part1)

By: Andrada Sabo | 13 June 2018

Digitisation, IoT, Artificial Intelligence… 3 expressions that have the ability to scare, excite and bring value to businesses at the same time. Digitisation has been around for a while now, and while everyone wants to learn about it, it still seems to be a taboo topic when it comes to ways of integrating it into […]

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Alone In The Forest VR Game

By: Kamelia Renata G. | 11 June 2018

As mentioned in one of our previous blog posts, here in the Cluj-Napoca office of Xoomworks Technology, we have a dedicated VR room equipped with an HTC Vive VR set for us to play – both figuratively, and literally. It is one of the things that inspired a talented developer of ours, Ovi Chis, to get more […]

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Meet the Team – Ana Anghelus, Team Lead OPS

By: Andrada Sabo | 6 June 2018

June’s Meet the Team interview features Ana, one of our Operational Procurement Support Team Leads, based in Cluj. Ana is a born leader, with great people management skills and a fun, energetic person outside the office, always making people smile and have a good time around her. Tell us about your time/journey in Xoomworks1. Tell […]

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Top Tips for a Successful P2P Implementation

By: alexandrapogacean | 31 May 2018

An efficient procurement operation is vital for any business. You can significantly reduce costs and boost profitability by not only measuring the performance of your procurement operations but also deriving actionable information. A quality P2P platform will enable delivery of strategic procurement goals and adherence to business process.   Benefits of P2P software Spend 25% […]

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Gaming and VR world creation

By: Kamelia Renata G. | 31 May 2018

Today we present to you a blog post coming from one of our talented Xoomie developers, Ovidiu Chis. He spends his free time learning all about VR, and has developed a couple of fun projects so far. The most exciting to him is gaming and VR world creation, which he talks about below. ~ “When it […]

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How to create a world class procurement organisation

By: alexandrapogacean | 29 May 2018

Historically the purpose of the procurement function has been to identify and procure goods and services that articulate and elevate an organisation’s offering. More recently however, through transformational business practices, procurement has become a key enabler to the generation of incremental profit and is now also becoming the custodian of third party risk awareness and […]

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SAP Lumira 2.0 – A future with impressive improvements

By: Yasmina Couty | 20 December 2016

The transition to Mobile BI and integration of Design Studio and Lumira into Lumira 2.0 enhancing the capabilities of both is worth the extended wait. Xoomworks BI will continue to monitor and consult with SAP in the run-up to the launch of Lumira 2.0. We will also make further assessments and run trials which we shall report on in 2017.

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Lack of focus could be the key to starting a Billion Dollar Company

By: Yasmina Couty | 1 November 2016

In the venture capital industry, a unicorn refers to any tech startup company that reaches a $1 billion. In 2016, there are 176 such companies with a combined valuation of $628BN* We have looked at the top 100 unicorns and studied the leadership titles of their founders to see what the secret sauce is to […]

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Beware: you’re most at risk from hackers today

By: Xoomworks | 13 September 2016

The end of August is when your passwords are likely to be least secure – putting everything from your internet banking to your computer at work at risk, according to security experts.

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The good looking ones: The future of reports with SAP UI5

By: Phil Gevaux | 8 September 2016

The team at Xoomworks BI was impressed with the speed and ease of UI5 to create a genuine HTML5 web based application. SAP are engaging with developers and giving the user the ability to create a modern UX and UI with the assurance and sophistication of SAP to handle complex environments. We liked the control we had to truly dictate the design of the application. SAP is in a program of steady upgrading to newer versions of SAP UI5.

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Video Intro: SAP Design Studio – The Basics

By: Phil Gevaux | 17 August 2016

This video aims to take Xcelsius creators on the very first steps in SAP Design Studio and show that it isn’t as scary as it first seems. It covers the very basics of creating a first BI application and introduces the first few lines of coding, which are much simpler that expected.

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Lumira 1.31: paving the way for further BI platform integration

By: Yasmina Couty | 16 August 2016

At Xoomworks BI with so many of our team of ex-BusinessObjects and ex-SAP having been involved with the story of Lumira, we see this new release and further progression of Lumira 1.31 towards Lumira 2.0 as a positive step for business and the user.

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GB&Smith 360 – Your new 3 best friends for migrating SAP BO

By: Yasmina Couty | 28 July 2016

At Xoomworks BI we view the GB&Smith 360 suite of tools as administration intelligence for SAP BusinessObjects. Planning a BI 4.1 to 4.2 migration on the very large scale we undertook, requires simplifying complex tasks. We have experience using proprietary and add-on technology. We use collective expertise and technology to fill the gaps that inevitably occur when planning a complex task in a complex system.

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How to: Plan a successful migration from pre XI BO to BI4.x

By: Alex Palley | 26 July 2016

How to: Plan a successful migration from pre XI BO to BI4.x Since 2007 BusinessObjects Enterprise version 6.5 has been unsupported. The lack of support places the system in the legacy category. Planning the migration from pre-XI BO to BI4.x is essential to ensure smooth transition and conversion of reports, and security. In this article, […]

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The transcript is ready: How to Properly Maintain and Secure Complex, Shared Landscapes

By: Nicolas Henry | 15 July 2016

Business intelligence (BI) is the lifeblood of data-driven organizations, enabling you to turn the data in your SAP systems into actionable information that drives better decision-making, uncovers opportunity, and improves efficiency. The modern BI landscape is an increasingly complex one, however, with trends such as big data, the cloud, and the Internet of Things dramatically changing the type, volume, and interaction of data and systems in play.

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How to best time migrations from SAP Dashboards to SAP Design Studio

By: Phil Gevaux | 12 July 2016

Migration to SAP Design Studio from SAP Dashboards is a manual process. No automation has been built in. SAP states that the manual process gives the user a chance to consider the new technology and decisions over design. A visualisation on Dashboard was made for a specific resolution. Design Studio using HTML5 is compatible with all devices including iPad and android, scalable to all sizes.

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