Adolf Allesch on Innovation Using iRise

Adolf Allesch, the former Chief Innovation Architect of IBM’s SAP practice, recently sat down to discuss the tough issues a Systems Integrator faces and how iRise proved to be the biggest differentiator he found during his 25 years in the business. The topics Adolf addresses include innovating around SAP, the key to reducing costs through offshore, the right way to deliver enhancements, the essential pieces of a successful Center of Excellence, and the importance of giving true custom demos. He also recalls some amazing success stories.

Success Story Videos

Utilities Success Story
Giving field technicians the control needed to make potential lifesaving decisions.
(2:44)

Competing with Big Box Home Improvement Retailers
Using innovation, mobile phones, SAP and iRise to compete with larger retailers.
(1:55)

Coca-Cola Bottling: Vending Machine iPad App in 2 Days
A unique story involving an iPad app, sales quotas, and vending machines.
(1:34)

How SIs can Differentiate in a Competitive Landscape
The key to demonstrating innovation in the customer’s domain.
(2:20)

Compressing Costs – Winning Engagements
"Every SAP project over 5 million at IBM came through my team..."
(1:21)