News from abat

Hybrid cloud models: everything you need to know

With the continuous development of cloud solutions, many companies are faced with the question of which strategy to choose when developing the future system landscape. Here, the hybrid cloud offers an optimal solution, as it combines the advantages of two worlds: the security and control of a private cloud and the agility and scalability of a public cloud. In this article, we would like to introduce you to the advantages of a hybrid system landscape to help you make your decision.

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New month - new faces in team!

We are very excited to welcome our new colleagues* to abat. We hope that through the new@abat event, we were able to take away some of the excitement and nervousness that comes with a new employer and team for our new colleagues*! 😊

Glad you guys found your way to us! @Linda, Darja, Tim, Fadekemi, Jakob,

Leon, Nick, Kevin, Nico, Ayhan, Fesiyh, Björn

Maybe you are wondering what new@abat is? Feel free to watch our short video about this unique welcome event to…

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abat at the DSAG Annual Congress 2023 in Bremen

"Wonderfully changeable - creating new perspectives together" is the motto of the DSAG Annual Congress, the most important meeting place for SAP user companies in the German-speaking region, from September 19 to 21. Meet our experts at our booth J1 in hall 5.

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Fly, count, optimize: A bird‘s eye view of inventory

How AI and drones can reduce inventory labor by up to 90%.
In this White Paper, René Kessler describes how AI and drones are revolutionizing inventory. Based on a research collaboration with the University of Oldenburg, it minimizes manual inventory by up to 90% and increases transparency. The author covers everything from machine learning to real-world examples and discusses both benefits and challenges. A must-read for companies that want to optimize their inventory.

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Success Story: B.A.U.M. e.V.

The B.A.U.M. e.V. network faced significant challenges: It lacked a clear strategy for digitizing processes and a system coordinator to integrate the various trades. In addition, the existing CRM solution was not compatible with the newly created Digital B.A.U.M. platform, and there were no certified standard interfaces. What was needed was a future-proof solution that could be used without intensive IT knowledge. That is why abat offered the SAP Sales Cloud as a SaaS solution.

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Success Story: PFERD

Effective communication is often the key to project success. As a family business with more than 200 years of tradition, the PFERD brand has made communication and trust an important part of its core values. This success story of an S/4HANA migration at the Mexican site describes the challenge and the successful cooperation between abat and PFERD during the project phase and beyond.

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Our new additions at abat.

From top left to bottom right:
Anne, Manja, Yannick, Detlef, Lukas, Dominik, Gyde
Vanessa, Adrian,
Mareike, Hanna, Markus, Kamilia, Sabrina
Michael, Max, Chantal, Vincent, Wassim, Lea

We warmly welcome a total of 28 new talents to our 𝗻𝗲𝘄@𝗮𝗯𝗮𝘁-𝗪𝗼𝗰𝗵𝗲 this month and last.

Here's another warm welcome to our new team members! We are glad to have you on the team! 😊👋

What is the new@abat week like for our new colleagues? Our colleagues who started in July and August…

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Success Story: Steinbeis

Since the beginning of the 2000s, Steinbeis has been mapping its business processes with a very sophisticated SAP ERP system that is tailored in detail to its own requirements. Due to the announced end of maintenance, the system will have to be replaced in the medium term. A key objective is to map more processes than before using standard processes. Using a fit-gap analysis, the abat experts created an evaluation matrix for three different migration options.

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What is MES software and why is it important for a paperless factory?

Discover the future of the manufacturing industry! Learn how MES software enables the creation of a paperless factory. Discover the benefits of "PLUS based on SAP" - the innovative solution for transparent, efficient and sustainable production.

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Success Story: Salzgitter AG

In 2018, the Salzgitter Group started to migrate its entire ERP infrastructure to SAP S/4HANA. In the course of this group-wide transformation project, a separate project was to standardize, optimize and automate the merchandise management processes for the procurement of input materials from an affiliated company across all participating group companies. In eleven workshops, abat developed the new logistical target process for the processing of input materials step by step.

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Successful premiere: abat as mentor for the 5-Euro-Business at the University of Augsburg

Start your idea! Under this motto, students from various disciplines acted as young entrepreneurs for 2 months and competed for the three best places. With a starting capital of 5 Euros, the teams put their business ideas into practice and now present their results.

Excited and curious, our colleagues Christina Seluga and Harald Lothspeich traveled to Augsburg at the beginning of May. There they met Benjamin and Willi, who with their start-up "Find me better" wanted to advise small businesses…

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SAC vs. Power BI

Optimize your data analysis with the right tool
Read this whitepaper for a comparison of SAP Analytics Cloud and Microsoft Power BI reporting tools. Our analytics experts, Marcel Kuchler and Dirk Tellmann, include criteria such as data source connectivity, visualization capabilities, and advanced analytics features to help you choose an enterprise analytics tool. Discover the ideal solution to support your management decisions.

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abat experts also in demand as authors

Our colleagues René Kessler, Stefan Rosenwald and Markus Fischer have contributed an exciting chapter on the subject of inventory in the newly published "Praxishandbuch digitale Automobillogistik" by Springer Fachmedien. In many companies, inventory counting is a highly visual process that requires a great deal of effort, especially due to the manual counting of physical goods. 

Under the title "DroSmart inventory processes - How processes can be optimized through the use of AI and drones", the…

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At the beginning of the month, we were once again able to welcome many great people to the abat team.  👋

As part of our 5-day event "new@abat", the new colleagues got to know each other last week in our Bremen office, learned a lot about abat, got to know internal processes and procedures in a practical way, networked and were familiarized with the system and project work during a 2-day SAP hands-on training. 

To our new colleagues: We are happy to have you on board! 💪 

From top left to…

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Intralogistics professionals among themselves - abat at LogiMAT 2023

LogiMAT, the trade fair for intralogistics solutions and process management, took place in Stuttgart from 25 to 27 April. As usual, our experts were there with an inviting booth and lots of new information.

The absolute eye-catcher was our inventory solution with drones and AI, which attracted many interested visitors. Of course, the classic topics of SAP EWM, SAP TM and S/4HANA were also discussed again and again. We were especially pleased that so many customers stopped by our booth and…

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What is the significance of young professionals for the future viability of a company?

On Tuesday, April 18th, the i2b meet-up Live and in Presence took place at the Zentrum für Kunst in the Tabakquartier in Bremen. The theme of the evening was "Young Professionals". Attracting skilled workers is an important challenge for every company today. HR managers have a duty to meet this challenge.

The growing shortage of skilled workers is causing problems for local companies. It is therefore imperative and worthwhile to invest in targeted employee development, especially to inspire…

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SAP Sales Cloud has these advantages over SAP S/4HANA Cloud Sales

In his blog post, Thomas Prekel reports on the similar functions of both solutions and describes which advantages Sales Cloud has as a front-office solution compared to S/4HANA Cloud Sales - especially in combination with S/4HANA Cloud as a back-office solution.

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abat at LogiMAT 2023

Visit us at the Stuttgart trade fair center from April 25 to 27, 2023. At our booth B61 in hall 8 you will learn everything about current SAP solutions that ensure a smart and stable supply chain. The latest trends and innovations from the world of SAP S/4HANA will help you choose between cloud and on-premise. In addition, we will show you how SAP EWM and SAP S/4HANA make warehouse management more efficient and flexible, as well as much more ...

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abat receives first award as part of the new SAP Competency Framework

We have been honored by SAP with the first award under the SAP Competency Framework for the Customer Experience (CX) business area. This award reflects our ability to help companies create and deliver world-class customer experiences. 

The Competency Framework is an SAP program that identifies abat as a competent partner for selected SAP solution and business areas. In doing so, the current award underscores our expertise in helping customers optimize their CX strategies and deliver innovative…

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This month our team has continued to grow! 💪

Welcome our new colleagues Ulrich, Sukhmen, Fynn, Iris, Dominik, Max, Mohamed. 😊 👋

It's a full program during our welcome event new@abat. The goal? To make our new colleagues' start at abat as pleasant as possible.

We are very happy that you are now part of #teamabat. Here's to a successful time together! 🎉

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