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Entries in SCN (11)

Monday
May302016

File Level Configuration for Nakisa Applications

The majority of configuration in Visualization Solutions by Nakisa (VSN) applications is achieved via the changing of settings in the AdminConsole, Nakisa's standard administration interface. For a typical configuration this is all that you would require. Unfortunately all too often, typical is not what a client wants and so we have to look beyond the current capabilities of AdminConsole. There are other occasions too where perhaps it is a laborious or inefficient task to do a particular piece of configuration in AdminConsole compared to another method. In those situations I turn to configuring the underlying configuration files directly.

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Saturday
Jan162016

ThoughtAsylum 2015 Review

Happy new year everyone. We've passed another year's end so once again it's time to take a look back at what's been most popular on thoughtasylum.com in the past twelve months and what's I've been up to.

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Saturday
Jan102015

ThoughtAsylum 2014 Review

It's the new year so once again it's time to review the past 12 months and see what's been going on at thoughtasylum.com and with me.

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Thursday
Jan312013

A Month on the SCN Home Page

Well January's almost over and it's the twilight of my days as SCN Member of the Month. So it seemed to be a good time to reflect on my time in the spotlight so to speak.

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Sunday
Jan132013

Stephen Millard - SAP Community Network Member of the Month 2013

2013 got off to a great start for me - I was selected from millions of people as the SAP Community Network's Member of the Month.

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Saturday
Jan122013

ThoughtAsylum Review of 2012

Like most bloggers I'm hoping I'll get a lot more blogging done in 2013. However I thought this would be a good time to cover a few changes and the top items on thoughtasylum.com for 2012.

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Friday
Jun292012

SCN Contribution - What now?

I hope at least some of you have been following my posts of the last week about contributing to SCN. In this my final post in the series I thought I'd just wrap things up with a bit of a summary of what's come before, some background to the series and something a little special that I hope all of you will take the opportunity to join in.

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Thursday
Jun282012

SCN Contribution - Improving contributions to SCN

Creating something new is one of the most rewarding things you can do and for the last few days I've been posting about why, what and how to do just that on the SAP Community Network (SCN). In this post I'm going to take a look at some examples of things we can all do to improve the content we see on SCN. Whilst it isn't an exhaustive list by any means (that would be impossible) and whilst you may in fact do all of these things I hope there's at least one thing in here that can help improve what we have.

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Wednesday
Jun272012

SCN Contribution - How much should I contribute to SCN?

If you've been following my previous posts on whether you should contribute to SCN and how you can contribute to SCN I would hope that by now you have made some sort of commitment to yourself that you will be adding some great content in the very near future. However there's something I haven't discussed yet and that's about how much to contribute.

You might imagine that it's simply a case of contributing as much as you can as often as you can - which is an admirable view to have. However I think it's worth taking a moment to consider just how much you are willing and how much you can afford to share. Giving everything may be the way to go or you might find you want to dial it back a little bit.

Let me explain….

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Tuesday
Jun262012

SCN Contribution - How can I contribute to SCN?

In my first blog post in this series on contributing to SCN I wrote about making the decision to contribute to the SAP Community Network (SCN). In this blog post I'm going to take a look at some of the ways in which you can contribute to SCN. From what might qualify as a contribution, through to the different ways and mediums that SCN can allow you to create and publish your contributions. Finally we'll take a look at some ideas for the sorts of things you might like to consider for your next or even first contribution.

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