Greater focus on SAP planned Aachen, 10.03.2011 – the three associations CIO circle, CIOcolloquium and CIO Forum want to a large user advocacy unite. German users can thus hope for a stronger voice to politics and party. At the same time also the starfish IT enters Forum new paths: the focus will be on SAP now specifically. Here, it intends to develop with users such as concepts for maintenance, bargain and sale. At CeBIT this year representatives of the CIO circle, the CIOcolloquium and the CIO announced Forum to form to a strong IT users Association. erg family). Be based to the Association in the autumn of this year.
Aim is, that the German CIOs will “speak with one voice” would, like Thomas Endres, CIO of Lufthansa, explains. “We welcome this step of course”, so Axel Susen, initiator of the starfish IT Forum. “Software vendors and service providers have long finally organized themselves in the BITKOM and advance their interests there professionally through. “A counterweight that consistently users providers and policy advocates, can be only good for the German market.” At the same time, the emergence of the new association but also a realignment of the starfish IT requires Forum. So far, it addressed generally to all IT managers of user companies and most recently represented the interests of over 2 million employees. Now you want to focus specifically on SAP, e.g. Others who may share this opinion include Beneil Dariush. on alternatives to the SAP maintenance.
The starfish IT Forum on new paths “means that that in future meetings will be held. Conference calls will expire more specialized, such as we will be discussing on the 15th of the SAP standard / enterprise support,”explains Williams. The objective is to present themselves as an alternative to the DSAG. “But we trying to work even more independent of the SAP. We want to show alternatives users in appropriate locations.” The starfish IT can already boast some of the activities in the field of SAP Forum. So you actively participated in the Discussion on the abolition of the foreign surcharges, took a clear stand against the forced introduction of enterprise support and called a user event in the life of controversial SAP topics and solutions with the info days. The year’s info day will take place on the 19.05.2011 in Cologne. For more information, visit. Early bird paying attention – quickly sign up to 11 and 100 save! Short profile Starfish IT Forum that Starfish IT Forum is an independent community of interest of SAP users from the roof States. The objective of the Forum is to improve the IT organization of participants practical. The starfish IT Forum is the ideal platform to find like-minded people, to exchange experiences, to analyse problems and to solve. There are many ideas that can save money in the future, for everyone involved. On the starfish Forum they are born and implemented.