I was born in Manchester and have lived and worked here all my life. I’m proud to be a Mancunian. I love it when people ask me where I’m from and I can say Manchester. But my surname clearly isn’t local. My mum was from Salford but my dad, who died in 1994 was Polish. … More From Manchester to Belarus
May the 18th 2014 marked the 70th anniversary of the victory of the famous battle at the Monastery of Monte Cassino in Southern Italy in 1944. This highly significant battle and one of the most important allied victories of the war had by then been raging for nearly six months. Its capture from the German … More From the Steppes of Russia to Monte Cassino – The brave history of the Polish 2nd Corps
Himalayan Balsam is a common weed familiar to everybody. It is vehemently hated by some and actively persecuted by others. However, it does have some redeeming features and whilst I can understand the reasons for it being much despised I feel somebody has to speak up in support of this controversial but defenceless and, even … More In support of the dreaded Himalayan Balsam
Schneider Electric is a large multinational having many independent regional SAP systems. They tried, with partial success, to bring them all together in a single unified SAP ECC6 landscape, and as a result most of the European systems remained independent, unpatched, and on old R/3 versions. Schneider Italy, BeNeDeCh (Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Czech Republic), and … More 3 successful SAP Go-Lives in less than 9 months
SAP Leonardo is SAP’s vision of the digital future. It gets its name from Leonardo Da Vinci who was, without a doubt, an innovator, someone way ahead of his time. In the same way SAP Leonardo carries instant, universal recognition – both as a name and as a figure known for innovation in a ground-breaking … More What is SAP Leonardo?
Capgemini UK have just successfully delivered the companies first UK total SAP solution in the AWS cloud for a global Specialty Chemical company.A new customer to Capgemini, they had previously not used SAP but their most recent and largest acquisition to date operated SAP which generated the need for a full SAP implementation. The aim … More SAP on AWS
Just over 4 years after my last SAP transition at Anglian Water I was back for another. This time it wasn’t just a simple transition but a load of os/db migrations comprising 60 SAP systems comprising nearly 200 servers. SAP is central to Anglian Water’s business providing, amongst others, management of customers, billing, maintenance planning, … More Anglian Water SAP Migration success