New Answerthink alliance benefits SAP user base
Answerthink , a division of Atlanta-based Hackett Group and a gold-level SAP channel partner specializing in the sale, implementation and support of SAP solutions, is partnering with software components developer Synactive in support of SAP applications.
Synactive implements products that meet the practical needs of users of SAP solutions, including GuiXT Mobile Suite, GuiXT Offline Suite, GuiXT Portal Suite, and GuiXT Developer Suite, which can be deployed without modification to core applications.
“Our alliance with Answerthink underlines our efforts to address core challenges on usability and provide customers with an in-depth understanding of their strategic challenges and knowledge of SAP best practices,” says Thomas Ewe, CEO, Synactive.
Answerthink solutions and services help clients significantly improve performance and maximize returns on technology investments.
“Synactive products enable our customers to transform advanced, multi-screen SAP processes and transactions into single-screen views, increasing both ease of use and data entry speed,” says John McGrath, managing director, Answerthink. “As powerful as SAP applications are, Answerthink knows that software alone is not enough to transform businesses into world-class performers. We help our clients generate exceptional value from their investments in SAP applications through our unparalleled knowledge of best practices and our alliances with companies such as Synactive.”
Annual Salary Survey
After almost a decade of uncertainty, the confidence of plant floor managers is soaring. Even with a number of challenges and while implementing new technologies, there is a renewed sense of optimism among plant managers about their business and their future.
The respondents to the 2014 Plant Engineering Salary Survey come from throughout the U.S. and serve a variety of industries, but they are uniform in their optimism about manufacturing. This year’s survey found 79% consider manufacturing a secure career. That’s up from 75% in 2013 and significantly higher than the 63% figure when Plant Engineering first started asking that question a decade ago.