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Oct 13, 2020

Pros and Cons of Oracle Database Sustaining Support

2020-10-13T15:16:51-07:00

Many organisations come to Spinnaker Support after choosing Oracle’s Sustaining Support, because they no longer receive the full value they require.

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Oct 12, 2020

Our Office Is Whenever, Wherever You Need It to Be

2020-10-12T14:15:45-07:00

Someone recently reminded me that way back in 2014, I published a fun post called “Solving Customer Issues from Unusual Places.” 

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Oct 7, 2020

Ask the Expert: 3 Pitfalls & 3 Best Practices for Salesforce Sales Cloud

2020-10-12T15:28:17-07:00

An extraordinary Salesforce Sales Cloud experience can make your sales team more successful, provide vital business transparency, and increase the return-on-investment of the corporate customer-relationship-management (CRM) system. The

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Sep 24, 2020

Ask the Expert: 3 Pitfalls & 3 Best Practices for Salesforce CPQ & Billing

2020-09-24T11:09:24-07:00

A successful quote-to-cash (QTC) solution can drive your customer success by improving quote generation processes, reducing quote errors and approval times, and delivering better quote-to-order conversions.

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Sep 17, 2020

What JD Edwards Customers Should Know about the 2020 Year-End 1099 Changes

2020-09-16T11:46:12-07:00

In March of 2020, any remaining JD Edwards (JDE) releases prior to E1 9.2 and World A9.4 were moved into Oracle’s Sustaining Support.

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Sep 10, 2020

For SAP Customers, Cancelling Their Support Auto-Renewal in September Is the Smart Move

2020-09-11T11:49:12-07:00

When it comes to support for most SAP products, two days of every year stand out: , when the new support year starts, and , the deadline day by which SAP users must notify SAP of their intent to cancel their annual support agreement to avoid being auto-renewed for the next year.

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Aug 26, 2020

Video Presentation – SAP’s 2027 Strategy: What Does It Mean?

2020-08-26T14:02:18-07:00

In February, I addressed the issue of SAP’s predictable announcement of extended mainstream maintenance for core applications of SAP Business Suite 7 (ECC) until the end of 2027, followed by optional extended maintenance until the end of 2030.

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Aug 19, 2020

Gartner Publishes Research Assessing the SAP Customers Options with the ECC 2030 Timeline Extension

2020-08-26T15:59:33-07:00

When SAP announced in February that they had decided to extend Business Suite 7 (ECC) support to 2027 (and in a more limited way to 2030), SAP customers gave a collective sigh of relief. 

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Aug 19, 2020

How Spinnaker Support Addresses the Salesforce Skills Gap

2020-08-19T08:18:52-07:00

In June, I wrote about the challenges of hiring in today’s Salesforce market. 

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Aug 12, 2020

Third-Party SAP Support. It’s about Time.

2020-08-12T11:25:41-07:00

Third-party software support is a popular replacement for SAP-provided application support. 

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Jul 29, 2020

Spinnaker Support’s Enhanced SAP Basis and BI Managed Services

2020-07-29T14:20:26-07:00

For over a decade, Spinnaker Support has offered a unique blend of third-party support, managed services, and project-based consulting.

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Jul 22, 2020

What is Oracle Market Driven Support (MDS)?

2020-07-23T10:07:06-07:00

If you haven’t yet seen the news, Oracle recently announced that several popular software versions are now eligible for something called “Oracle Market Driven Support (MDS).”

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Jul 14, 2020

Salesforce Releases – Summer ‘20 Highlights and How to Gain a Competitive Advantage

2020-07-16T09:20:52-07:00

Is your company taking full advantage of Salesforce’s seasonal releases?

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Jul 2, 2020

On-Demand Webcast: Maximize Your SAP System’s Value, Minimize Your Infrastructure and Support Costs

2020-07-07T11:29:49-07:00

Running SAP, but tired of the steep costs associated with SAP-provided support, services, and system growth? 

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Jun 30, 2020

Employee Spotlight Series: Thomas Anderson, Oracle Functional Solutions Architect

2020-07-16T08:58:35-07:00

In this post in our employee spotlight series, we are pleased to introduce you to one of our Oracle Functional Solutions Architects.

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Jun 26, 2020

BancTec Turns to Spinnaker Support for Global SAP Services

2020-06-26T11:52:28-07:00

BancTec is a global outsourcing service business that relies on SAP Business Suite’s ECC6 version to manage the business, from sales and distribution to manufacturing to financial accounting and controlling (FICO).

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Jun 18, 2020

Employee Spotlight Series: Dale Wade, JD Edwards Functional Solutions Architect

2020-07-15T11:47:49-07:00

In this post in our employee spotlight series, we are pleased to introduce you to a JD Edwards Functional Solutions Architect.

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Jun 16, 2020

Teaming with IBM to Help Clients Drive Strategic Initiatives in Challenging Economic Times

2020-06-17T12:14:37-07:00

The Challenges of an Unprecedented Global Economy Like most CEOs, I’ve never experienced a time like this.

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Jun 11, 2020

The Salesforce Skills Gap Is Real. Here’s How to Address It.

2020-08-19T08:35:45-07:00

When I first entered the Salesforce workforce, I was thrilled by the opportunity to join a large and fast-growing market community.

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Jun 4, 2020

The Few Pros – and Many Cons – of Oracle Sustaining Support

2020-06-04T15:37:25-07:00

“Oracle Lifetime Support” for on-premise products is just that: support that lasts for as long as your Oracle product does.

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