The Future of Digital Twins in Enterprise Asset Management

Posted by Thomas Martin on December 5, 2019

There are many definitions and interpretations of what a digital twin actually is. In the world of Enterprise Asset Management (EAM), the core definition is that no matter what system a record for a physical asset exists in, that the critical attribute values are the same in all other systems. It doesn’t matter if the system is SAP S/4HANA, SAP Asset Central, ESRI GIS, Intergraph Smart Plant Foundation etc. - the key information must be the same. Even in the more sophisticated renditions of the digital twins like dynamic finite element models, the need for accurate key master data is still paramount. 

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ASUG Webinar:  Olin Corporation and Utopia Global

Posted by Thomas Martin on July 25, 2019

“Come Together, Right Now” How Olin Corporation and Utopia Have Partnered in Olin’s Journey to S/4HANA to Reduce Inventory Carrying Costs, Ensure Data Accuracy and Improve Safety While Combining Legacy and Disparate Systems

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Your Journey to SAP S/4HANA: Pivotal Timing, Bridges, Business Cases and More…

Posted by Thomas Martin on July 18, 2019

There's a lot to think about when your company is considering a transition to SAP S/4HANA. When is right to start your journey? Is there a business case for commencing now versus waiting?  No large-scale implementation or migration project is simple.

Let's look at three common scenarios that can accelerate your migration to SAP S/4HANA: New System Installation, System Conversion, or Landscape Transformation.

journey to SAP S/4HANA

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Four Pillars of Machine Learning Success

Posted by Thomas Martin on February 21, 2019

It’s 2019 and we all hear ‘digital’ this and ‘intelligent’ that. Machine learning may perhaps be overtaking all others as the buzziest phrase of the day. But, unlike its buzz-worthy competitors, machine learning is real, its tangible and it’s already delivering big business value.

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IIoT Integrated ERP Systems... Are We There Yet?

Posted by Thomas Martin on December 13, 2018

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems are at the heart of business. Across the entire organizational value chain, ERPs are rapidly consuming, aggregating and disseminating data. From the shop floor to the to the top floor, ERPs have made us smarter, more efficient, more accurate and ultimately, more profitable.

Most large, asset intensive companies have had ERPs in place for some time now. And yet, capturing, aggregating and distilling accurate data is still is a top pain point. Recent studies by KPMG and Gartner have found that 56% of CEOs are concerned about the quality of their data and that only 3% of company data meets a minimum threshold for data quality.

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What is 'Next' in Next-gen ERP?

Posted by Thomas Martin on November 29, 2018

Our team has traveled the globe implementing Master Data Governance (MDG) solutions, providing expert consultation in Master Data Management (MDM) and supporting some of the world’s largest companies with our proven methodology and accelerators as they migrate to new systems. 

As we speak with our customers, analysts, R&D teams and industry thought leaders, we are continually assessing where Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is headed. Fueled by our industry discussions and pulse on the market, we see six big trends that will affect ERP in 2019 and beyond.

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Key Take-aways from the 2018 Customer Experience Innovation Forum for Retail

Posted by Thomas Martin on November 13, 2018

Utopia Global was a proud sponsor of the 2018 SAP Customer Experience (CX) Innovation Forum in Dallas, Texas. Bringing together hundreds of SAP customers in the retail, consumer products and wholesale distribution industries, the CX forum focused on sharing practical solutions and best practices to solve the most pressing challenges facing the community.

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Utopia to Make a Big Splash at Best Practices for Oil & Gas 2018

Posted by Thomas Martin on September 13, 2018

It’s 2018 and the global Oil & Gas community is braving a “new normal.” With increasingly dynamic fluctuations in the global commodity trade, Oil & Gas companies are turning to effective enterprise asset management to increase output and efficiency to maximize margins and mitigate the global risk matrix.

Paramount to a successful asset management approach is the powerful and effective use of company data. With a desire to rationalize data characteristics and easy access to information, Oil & Gas companies understand that moving to digital business processes with simple classification systems and effective data governance can be game changing.

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