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Xoom Culture – Speaking and Listening

By: Kamelia Renata G. | 10 December 2018

We cultivate an inquisitive engineering culture within our organisation to produce cohesive, high-performing and technically innovative teams that bring meaningful benefit to our Customers – combining a passion for technology with a rigorous delivery approach that emphasises accountability, transparency and shared learning. Under the umbrella of our flat organisational structure, Xoomworks Technology managers are always […]

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Xoom Culture – Inspiring, Thanking and Sharing

By: Kamelia Renata G. | 6 December 2018

Our Xoomworks Technology managers are truly awesome in their attitude towards inspiring, thanking and sharing and helping others. In turn, as a company, we inspire employees to feel that their work has more meaning than being ‘just a job.’ We run programmes designed to reinforce our company’s culture, values, mission and vision. We follow practices that […]

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Xoom Culture – Hiring and Welcoming

By: Kamelia Renata G. | 3 December 2018

Xoomworks Technology has gained a reputation with some of the best-known global corporations for its technical expertise, industry experience and excellent customer relations. We believe that this reflects well back from our hiring and welcoming processes as we strive to find the best candidates who will fit into our company culture. The characteristics we seek […]

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SAP Ariba SNAP – delivered by Xoomworks

By: alexandrapogacean | 28 November 2018

In a volatile economic environment with pressure on increasing share price value and declining profit margins, it can be hard to find the time to focus on making savings and achieving efficiencies. Businesses are additionally faced with continuous challenges from areas such as: Gaps in current technology infrastructure Businesses challenging Procurement Directorates Regulatory challenges Poor […]

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Work.Life – Our London coworking space experience

By: Kamelia Renata G. | 26 November 2018

This year we have been looking into a coworking space to complement and then possibly replace our London, UK office when we heard about Work.Life, because we were thinking about moving offices since most of our people and consultants work from home and outside of the office. Our Senior Operations Manager in London has four office […]

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Our highlights from Coupa Inspire London ‘18

By: Andrada Sabo | 23 November 2018

It has now become a bit of a tradition for Xoomworks to attend Coupa Inspire, one of Europe’s leading Business Spend Management events, we are very fortunate to also be a regular sponsor of this hugely successful event organised by our partner Coupa. The publicity leading up to the event looked very promising, this left […]

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Procurement – an important line of defence against cyberattacks?

By: Andrada Sabo | 19 November 2018

Initially, the internet was developed as a global network connecting people with similar interests and passions miles apart from each other. The concept of the internet was that is was a safe place, where everyone was free to be themselves and express their ideas and opinions. At that time, it was designed as a place […]

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Team Building 2018 at Paltinis, Romania

By: Kamelia Renata G. | 19 November 2018

For this year’s team building, Xoomies from our Cluj-Napoca, Romania office escaped the ordinary and embraced adventure at Paltinis, Sibiu. Our team of HR Crew took on a challenge of their own – finding the best idea and location that would be welcomed and loved by all Xoomies. “When organising such a big and important […]

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Strategic Sourcing – best practices

By: alexandrapogacean | 31 October 2018

Sourcing is a continuous, iterative and comprehensive activity which can profoundly impact the direction and effectiveness of an organisation. The scale and scope of sourcing projects can vary enormously and the approach to a project should be specific and targeted. Supplier selection is a major component of any sourcing approach and technology can greatly facilitate […]

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The Xoomworks Guide to SAP Ariba Spot Buy

By: Andrada Sabo | 26 October 2018

In an ideal scenario all of a company’s purchases are attentively planned and the business is always aware of its purchasing needs before there is an actual gap. But of course, that doesn’t actually happen in the real world, at least not 100% of the time.    The background story While businesses plan purchases for […]

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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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