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Xoomies Volunteer for Adopt a School Project

By: Kamelia Renata G. | 15 October 2018

We believe it’s time to get involved again in one of our dearest volunteering projects –  Adopt a School (Adoptăm o Școală) –  initiated and supported by our colleague Oana Ciherean who is directly involved in Adopt a School and is one of Dalia’s Book’s founders. What better way to give back as Autumn has already started turning […]

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How to improve the adoption process of your P2P solution

By: alexandrapogacean | 9 October 2018

Organisations continually need to find ways to cut back and optimise their spend. Today nearly all businesses understand that adopting e-procurement software, along with converting to e-invoices, brings the most savings whilst simultaneously modernising the procurement department. So why is adoption still slow?   Challenges in e-procurement adoption Even though e-procurement brings numerous benefits to […]

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How we approach Bespoke Application Development

By: Kamelia Renata G. | 8 October 2018

We, at Xoomworks Technology, provide bespoke application development and integration services for organisations with unique business challenges. How do we do it? – Requirements gathering, mapping and prioritisation – Stakeholder workshops and application analysis are combined with strategic objectives alignment to define, map and prioritise your application integration requirements. Typical outcomes: Requirements documentation, backlog preparation […]

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Xoomtime Interview with Martin Bonner

By: Kamelia Renata G. | 1 October 2018

In today’s blog post, we’re introducing Xoomtime Interview in written format and ask Martin Bonner to tell us about the Richmond IT Director’s Forum (ITDF). Martin is Xoomworks Technology’s Director Of Sales, a well-known speaker on the “Art of the possible around SharePoint” and a veteran of the Richmond IT Directors’ Forum. He is looking forward […]

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How important is cash flow management in procurement?

By: alexandrapogacean | 28 September 2018

Cash flow and procurement are linked in many ways. It’s crucial to know how cash comes into the business but also having a strategic approach on how cash leaves the business is just as important. Visibility on the organisation’s resources is mandatory in order to keep the cash flow under control. Understanding how money is […]

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Xoom Culture – Learn more about Us

By: Kamelia Renata G. | 24 September 2018

When it comes to IT, even the best plans can quickly fly out of the window. And usually just when you need your technology projects completed and delivering real business value. However, start with clear business goals and a strong company culture and it’s suddenly much simpler to take back control over your projects, giving […]

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Thank you to the wonderful people of Xoomworks Procurement

By: Andrada Sabo | 21 September 2018

People enjoy working for certain companies for very different reasons. Some people stay with the same organisation for years because they enjoy the office atmosphere, or the after-hours social activities, for some an ever-challenging environment is what keeps them motivated, while for others doing the same thing, that they know they’re good at, offers them […]

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Top 5 Tips to Improve Procurement Performance

By: Andrada Sabo | 19 September 2018

The business world is changing rapidly with new technologies, industries and methodologies appearing every day. An organisation that was flourishing a couple of years ago, might be turning zero profit today, using the same technology or even the same strategy. Not only is technology evolving, but behaviors are also changing. This also applies to procurement […]

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Testing wisdom from Xoomie QAs

By: Kamelia Renata G. | 17 September 2018

On virtually any website or blog about testing one looks, there is advice to be found. Good, bad, and just plain silly at times. To write our own version of hopefully the first category, we have been talking to our Xoomie Quality Assurance Testers about what testing wisdom they could share with us. Our QA teams deliver a […]

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How to make eAuction work for your business

By: Andrada Sabo | 14 September 2018

Buying and selling goods, is an age-old problem. From prehistoric times humans have thought of new and advantageous ways of buying and selling goods – from either side of the transaction. From barters and bargaining to online shopping and bitcoin trading, we have always been creative with the way we buy and sell goods. Indeed, […]

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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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