Derek du Preez has spent the past few years defending the needs of the end-user and helping vendors understand how they can better serve their buyers' technology and business needs. He also loves to bother governments about all things digital.

Articles by Derek du Preez

RISE with SAP - a change management program for customers and for SAP This article is sponsored by:

The UK & Ireland SAP User Group conference brought together a variety of stakeholders to talk about RISE with SAP. We’ve already heard from a customer, but what do SAP and the User Group have to say?

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RISE with SAP - one of SAP’s first customers shares its experience This article is sponsored by:

Inchcape is a global brand and was one of the first to sign up to the RISE with SAP offering. Whilst the company is positive about the results, the experience has been a bit of a rocky road.

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Blue Yonder’s Corey Tollefson - ‘We have the capital to invest and we will compete on service excellence’ This article is sponsored by:

Tollefson has a long history in the B2B software industry and recently joined a new executive team at Blue Yonder to focus the company’s supply chain ambitions.

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Budget 2022 - Chancellor sets ambition to turn UK into world’s ‘next Silicon Valley’ This article is sponsored by:

The British Government has an obsession with Silicon Valley that just doesn’t seem to fade - but perhaps it should be looking to its neighbors for closer research and innovation collaboration?

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British Government department DEFRA finds NextGen talent with ServiceNow skills programme This article is sponsored by:

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) was struggling to compete with the private sector to attract ServiceNow talent - so it decided it would help train the next generation of talent.

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An inside look at how MongoDB is fostering inclusive spaces for LGBTQ+ people to be celebrated This article is sponsored by:

We speak to three LGBTQ+ people working at MongoDB who share their experiences of working at the vendor and provide guidance on what it means to be a diverse and inclusive employer.

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Celonis seeks to embed sustainability data into the core of its customers’ operations This article is sponsored by:

Process mining vendor Celonis has announced new applications this week that aim to democratize sustainability data, allowing organizations to make better decisions.

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Celonis moves beyond process mining X-Rays towards process mining MRIs - seeking out interdependencies This article is sponsored by:

Process mining vendor Celonis has today launched a range of new features that aim to extend process mining beyond individual processes, as well as open up its platform to a broad range of users.

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Manchester Airports Group takes off with ServiceNow to rethink Employee Experience This article is sponsored by:

Manchester Airports Group is one of the UK’s largest airport providers and is learning lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic about what it takes to make a great employer.

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