News from abat


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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World Women's Day 2023: Accept, embrace, advocate equity!

This year's motto for International Women's Day is "Embrace Equity". The campaign aims to inspire people around the world to talk about why equal opportunities are no longer enough.

Equality is not just a nice-to-have, it's a must-have. But for that to happen, a focus on gender equity must be part of every society's DNA. The terms equity and equality are often used interchangeably, but despite their similarity, they are inherently different concepts. But what is this difference?

Equality means…

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abat is Top Job Employer of the Year 2023!

Openness, honesty, respect, and teamwork: "At abat, employee satisfaction is a top priority, we see ourselves as a free space company," says our co-founder and board member Gyde Wortmann. The Center for Employer Attractiveness zeag in cooperation with the University of St. Gallen has now confirmed that these are not just empty words, but lived reality. In the Top Job 2023 ranking, we are number one in our company category...

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new@abat - welcome to the team

Last week, the new@abat week took place in our Bremen office for our new colleagues. Through presentations by employees from different areas, an introduction to SAP, a joint dinner and many networking opportunities, we want to make it easier for our new colleagues to get started in our team.

Welcome to the team - Fabian, Yves, Martin, Christoph, Sinan, Ivan, Anna, Jelle and Boris!

We asked our new team members what they thought of the new@abat week:
Jelle's conclusion after this week: "With…

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abat celebrates new online opening

Last weekend, the time had finally come: our new homepage went live. After months of intensive work, we designed a website in agile cooperation with the Bremen-based advertising agency artworxx, which now unites all our locations. More than 1,000 individual pages in German plus the associated translations in English had to be created, sorted, or adapted in terms of both content and design. The pages now bear our fresh corporate design, which is based on the guiding principle "Freedom for new…

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abat opens new branches in China and Lithuania

We follow our customers and offer them on-site support - in the local language and with personnel continuity.

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new@abat - welcome to our community

In the last few weeks, new colleagues have started working for us. During our 5-day new@abat we welcomed them warmly and gave them a lot of valuable information about our company and our services.

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ISO 27001 Complete (Level 3)

With this episode of ISO 27001 Implementation Complete (Stage 3) we are on the home stretch of the implementation. Here you will learn which controls you should implement as the last step in order to establish, operate and, of course, continuously improve a fully implemented information security management system.

Note: This podcast is in German.

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S/4HANA Release 2208 – Highlights & Outlook

Another SAP S/4HANA Cloud Release with exciting innovations, enhancements and features to support the intelligent enterprise has been released in August. Sebastian Kluth gives an outline of the innovations in User Experience and Developer Extensibility.

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abat awarded "SAP Recognized Expertise" twice

Recently, abat received two further awards from SAP: "Recognized Expertise Sales and Service" and "Recognized Expertise Industrial Machinery and Components". As a Recognized Expertise Partner, abat shows itself to be a particularly qualified service provider and through the certificate SAP confirms abat's outstanding competence for SAP solutions in the areas mentioned.

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Deployment of SAP S/4HANA Cloud in Hybrid System Landscapes

Thanks to the flexible subscription model, there are a number of options for using SAP S/4HANA Cloud. This is particularly true for companies that already use SAP and want to integrate additional companies into the group. Sebastian Kluth describes three typical scenarios from practice.

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abat among the top 20 IT service providers in the German automotive industry

In terms of domestic sales development in 2021, abat is in 2nd place with 24.1%. This puts us well above the average of the companies represented in the ranking. In terms of total domestic sales to the automotive industry, abat is in 18th place, as in the previous year. Together, the top 25 automotive IT service providers in Germany grew by 9.6%, which is significantly more than the overall market for IT services at 3.8%.

And the forecasts for the 2022 financial year are also optimistic.…

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Customer Experience: How does the migration from the "old" to the "new" CRM world work?

SAP S/4HANA Service as the back office, SAP Sales and SAP Service Cloud (SAP C4C) as the front office solutions - this is what the new CRM world looks like. But how does the migration of SAP CRM work? Maximilian Kassens explains in another blog post on the topic of SAP Customer Experience.

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Online workshops with customers and external partners

How can cross-company collaboration be designed online? With Conceptboard, all participants can actively take part in what is happening. There is no time lag, actions happen live and visible for all...

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When is the right time to switch to SAP CX Suite products?

On the one hand, this question can be answered in a general way with "As early as possible!” On the other hand, the introduction must always be considered on a company-specific basis. In his blog post, Maximilian Kassens mentions two opportunities, depending on the chosen approach...

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SAP CX - The ideal SAP system landscape of the future

Competitive advantages are currently also gained through efforts in customer orientation. This article explains why, when designing the customer experience (CX) system landscape, greater emphasis should be placed on front-office solutions...

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SAP CRM, S/4HANA Service & S/4HANA Sales, C4C - which application to use and when?

The expansion towards cloud solutions has not stopped at the "Sales & Service" area. This blog post gives a brief outline of the individual applications and thus provides a good view from above of SAP's "Sales & Service" portfolio....

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In-house online workshops - use cases for the Conceptboard at abat

What distinguishes Conceptboard from other tools such as Powerpoint, Sharepoint, Confluence & Co. is, above all, that it is possible to work together simultaneously on this online workspace - cooperatively, creatively, intuitively and visually...

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Online Workshops with the Conceptboard - An Introduction

When conducting workshops, the focus is primarily on the aspect of teamwork. Here, the use of digital whiteboards has become established to support collaboration. At abat, we use the concept board...

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SAP describes "RISE with SAP" as a holistic business transformation-as-a-service that goes beyond software-as-a-service and provides all the components needed to implement the intelligent enterprise in one package...

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