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SAP and IBS-STL UK: A Timeline and Some Reflections

Given that the collapse of IBS-STL UK has largely been attributed to its failed SAP implementation, the following timeline (which undoubtedly has a few gaps) may prove helpful in formulating the questions that should now be asked in order to ensure that a disaster like this doesn’t happen again. The fact that SAP was intended to … Continue reading

Saving STL UK: Towards a sustainable business model?

Whether or not the possibility of a group buyout for IBS-STL UK will even be considered by Biblica’s Board and Trustees remains to seen. As of this posting I am still awaiting detailed financial statements from the company, without which it is somewhat difficult to even begin to prepare anything remotely resembling a firm proposal … Continue reading

STL: Light at the End of the Tunnel?

Update, 22/11/2008: Thanks to Steve Mitchell for permission to reproduce his Powerpoint Presentation, SAP Go Live. Cynics say that the light you think you can see at the end of the tunnel is the headlamp of an oncoming train. With Christmas fast approaching I guess that’s an easy mistake to make as we wait for … Continue reading

STL: Back Online but not Back Up to Speed

It’s been an interesting couple of weeks for those of us who’ve become used to checking STL’s stock availability and ordering online: the website was taken out of commission back on Thursday October 23rd for an IT systems upgrade over the following weekend. If things had gone according to plan disruption to service would have … Continue reading