Dean Hanson

Software professional

Career Technologist and word enthusiast. A software professional since 2003, providing consultancy, training and test management services to some of the largest companies across the world like Greggs, Unilever, and Metropolitan Police.

Working primarily in the ERP space, he has gained particular expertise in SAP and now he spends his time working with customers to develop their content strategy, including writing articles about quality assurance strategies and best practices that he gained during his experience.

While working remotely for many companies around the globe, including Qualibrate, he enjoys gardening, sporting, and having long walks with his beloved 3 chihuahuas under the English sky.

Blog Posts

You've been doing Business Process Documentation Wrong - Here's how to fix it

Your business process documentation should provide a solid and reliable reference point. Still, most projects get their business process documentation wrong. Let's look at some of the common issues and how to fix them.

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SAP Activate – What it is & Why You would use it?

What is SAP activate? Activate is SAP’s implementation toolkit. It is more than just a methodology. It’s not pure Agile, not really Waterfall, it is somewhere in between...

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Service Virtualization for SAP – You Could Save €240k (and Hit Deadlines)

Does your SAP implementation involve multiple workstreams? Could 3rd party integration slow your progress? If yes to either, Service Virtualization could help you reduce costly delays and help you keep your SAP project under control.

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The Nightmare Before Go-Live: Can You Make the Correct Test Data Call?

Your project has slipped. The board has committed to a go-live date but it’s at risk. You face a make-or-break Test Data decision. You are the protagonist of this story and you choose the final: can you make the right choice?

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5 Causes of SAP License Issues (and 5 steps to fix them)

SAP licensing is complex! You already know this. What you might not know, is what you can do about it. Let's look at the potential impact to your business and what steps you can take to mitigate the risk.

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Get to grips with S/4HANA in 3 easy steps

S/4HANA is coming up to 5 years old and is maturing as an offering. SAP is pushing its customers to adopt S/4HANA as early as possible, but is it the right solution for you? Is it practical? Is it even possible?

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S/4HANA Migration – The 4 Approaches

You decided that S/4HANA is for you. And now? What migration approach do you choose? Read the article to find out about the advantages and disadvantages of each of the 4 approaches: greenfield, bluefield, brownfield, and transformation.

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