Jan Baan & Sons connect ERP legacy with AI, using Rappit

Jan Baan & Sons connect ERP-inheritance with AI and Rappit

Computable: Jan Baan & Sons connect ERP legacy with AI, using Rappit Anyone who thinks that ERP entrepreneur Jan Baan is taking it easy at 76 is sorely mistaken. He works with his sons, Ardjan, Bernhard, and Paul, at his third venture, Vanenburg, and recently launched Rappit, a tool that accelerates and largely automates the development […]

A modern software factory

A modern software factory - decoupling layers

A modern software factory IT departments worldwide are mandated to provide their organizations with the most reliable and updated IT infrastructure, systems, and programs. Over the life of an organization, IT solutions come and go. Some are installed and implemented correctly, others not so much. Keeping the lights on while keeping up with new technologies […]

Connecting legacy ERP to Industry 4.0

Connecting legacy ERP to Industry 4.0

Connecting legacy ERP to Industry 4.0 Teams with IT responsibility struggle with systems, solutions, and technical debt deployed by their predecessors over the organization’s lifetime. A full upgrade is, for most, not a realistic approach due to cost, complexity, and organizational deadlines. Based upon our experience and reviewing several solutions, we recommend Gartner’s Pace Layered […]

Shop floor: More than just an ERP extension

Shop floor blog

Shop floor: more than just an ERP extension Shop floor management. Every manufacturing company that wants to accurately plan and track what is happening in production departments, needs a shop floor system. There are many systems available, each one with its own pros and cons. Based on a long history and deep experience with manufacturing […]

AI-powered processing of business documents

processing documents UnDoc

AI-powered processing of business documents Did you know that the average cost of manually processing a paper invoice lies between $15 and $40? According to The CFO’s Guide To Digitizing B2B Payments, the average overall annual cost incurred by businesses from processing paper invoices is $171,000. Think about that for a second. What drives that […]

How bookseller and philanthropist Josep’s project got a bit out of hand

Sagrada família

A parallel between the Sagrada Família and IT modernization It is this time of the year that big crowds across the world are traveling for their well-deserved summer holidays. Many visit exotic beaches, mighty mountain ranges, quiet forests, stunning waterfalls, or vibrant cities. In this blog, I would like to tour the history of the […]

Unlock the potential of your SAP data

Google Cloud Cortex Framework

In an earlier blog, I wrote about how our mission is supported by helping customers move their SAP workloads to Google Cloud. In the first place, it will allow organizations to benefit from GCP’s sustainable infrastructure with many options for scale and growth and unique built-in resiliency such as automatic memory error detection and live […]

Is a company culture transferable?

Our Culture

We hear a lot about company culture these days. It seems a recurring topic that pops up, especially when companies experience difficulty in finding new employees. Suddenly, the company culture becomes a component of the recruiting process. Culture, however, cannot be a buzzword or a flavor of the day. It is the most important ingredient […]

Unlock yourself by moving SAP to Google Cloud

Unlock yourself by moving your SAP workloads to Google Cloud Platform with Vanenburg blog

SAP workload to Google Cloud Our mission is to help our customers in making their enterprise systems affordable and agile. This journey typically includes two main tracks. The first track is to modernize the core ERP system and the second track is to establish a connected layer where the logic can be extended with custom […]

Avoid ransomware!

Prevention of getting locked in by ransomware is becoming a growing concern for many businesses around the globe. The attacks are getting more bold and sophisticated. It encompasses a threat to the availability of information systems and the related business continuity, and can cost organizations much money and their reputation. Nowadays, ransomware is evolving more […]

Vanenburg’s vision on modern enterprise architecture (part 2/2)

Vanenburg's vision on modern architecture final (2)

Introduction In our previous blog, “Our vision on modern enterprise architecture – part 1″, we introduced Gartner’s “Pace layered application strategy,” “MASA approach,” and “Composable enterprise.” We highlighted why we believe that decoupling is key when it comes to making your enterprise software agile. Where exactly to decouple is not an easy decision. In this […]

Vanenburg’s vision on modern enterprise architecture (part 1/2)

Vanenburg's vision on modern architecture final (2)

Introduction In an era where organizations require a high level of flexibility to stay aligned with the market needs and benefit from new business models and technologies, the IT infrastructure is more and more measured on its agile capabilities and business outcomes. Evolving digital business demands, partnerships, and user expectations requires an application architecture that […]