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Wanted – WANTED All In one Desktop PC

As per title, I’m looking for a all in one desktop pc as part of a study room I’m making for my son.

If anyone has an all in one pc that they would consider selling please let me know.

Ideally within the West Yorkshire area but if your far I would cover postage costs.

Please it must be a good working order with zero faults.

Thanks in advance

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For Sale – HP Chromebook 14-DB0003NA (BNIB)

Just received this as part of a promotion from Google (with early purchases of the Pixel 4).

–– ADVERTISEMENT ––​

It’s sealed in the box so would make a great Christmas present for someone
Here’s a link to the model (John Lewis)

14″ screen
AMD-A4 9120C APU
32GB eMMC storage
100GB Google Drive cloud storage (free first year)
4GB DDR4 RAM
Chrome OS
B&O speakers
2 x USB 3.1 Type-C ports
2 x USB 2.0 ports
1 x microSD slot
Bluetooth v4.2
Webcam with mics
Headphone port

Location
Worthing, West Sussex
Price and currency
£145
Delivery cost included
Delivery Is Included
Prefer goods collected?
I prefer the goods to be collected
Advertised elsewhere?
Advertised elsewhere
Payment method
Bank Transfer or Paypal Friends/Family

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SAP sees S/4HANA migration as its future, but do customers?

The first part of our 20-year SAP retrospective examined the company’s emerging dominance in the ERP market and its transition to the HANA in-memory database. Part two looks at the release of SAP S/4HANA in February 2015. The “next-generation ERP” was touted by the company as the key to SAP’s future, but it ultimately raised questions that in many cases have yet to be answered. The issues surrounding the S/4HANA migration remain the most compelling initiative for the company’s future.

Questions about SAP’s future have altered in the past year, as the company has undergone an almost complete changeover in its leadership ranks. Most of the SAP executives who drove the strategy around S/4HANA and the intelligent enterprise have left the company, including former CEO Bill McDermott. New co-CEOs Jennifer Morgan and Christian Klein are SAP veterans, and analysts don’t think the change in leadership will make for significant changes in the company’s technology and business strategy.

But they will take over the most daunting task SAP has faced: convincing customers of the business value of the intelligent enterprise, a data-driven transformation of businesses with S/4HANA serving as the digital core. As part of the transition toward intelligence, SAP is pushing customers to move off of tried and true SAP ECC ERP systems (or the even older SAP R/3), and onto the modern “next-generation ERP” S/4HANA. SAP plans to end support for ECC by 2025.

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S/4HANA is all about enabling businesses to make decisions in real time as data becomes available, said Dan Lahl, SAP vice president of product marketing and a 24-year SAP veteran.

“That’s really what S/4HANA is about,” Lahl said. “You want to analyze the data that’s in your system today. Not yesterday’s or last week’s information and data that leads you to make decisions that don’t even matter anymore, because the data’s a week out. It’s about giving customers the ability to make better decisions at their fingertips.”

S/4HANA migration a matter of when, not if

Most SAP customers see the value of an S/4HANA migration, but they are concerned about how to get there, with many citing concerns about the cost and complexity of the move. This is a conundrum that SAP acknowledges.

“We see that our customers aren’t grappling with if [they are going to move], but when,” said Lloyd Adams, managing director of the East Region at SAP America. “One of our responsibilities, then, is to provide that clarity and demonstrate the value of S/4HANA, but to do so in the context of the customers’ business and their industry. Just as important as showing them how to move, we need to do it as simply as possible, which can be a challenge.”

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S/4HANA is the right platform for the intelligent enterprise because of the way it can handle all the data that the intelligent enterprise requires, said Derek Oats, CEO of Americas at SNP, an SAP partner based in Heidelberg, Germany that provides migration services.

In order to build the intelligent enterprise, customers need to have a platform that can consume data from a variety of systems — including enterprise applications, IoT sensors and other sources — and ready it for analytics, AI and machine learning, according to Oats. S/4HANA uses SAP HANA, a columnar, in-memory database, to do that and then presents the data in an easy-to-navigate Fiori user interface, he said.

“If you don’t have that ability to push out of the way a lot of the work and the crunching that has often occurred down to the base level, you’re kind of at a standstill,” he said. “You can only get so much out of a relational database because you have to rely on the CPU at the application layer to do a lot of the crunching.”

S/4HANA business case difficult to make

Although many SAP customers understand the benefits of S/4HANA, SAP has had a tough sell in getting its migration message across to its large customer base. The majority of customers plan to remain on SAP ECC and have only vague plans for an S/4HANA migration.

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“The potential for S/4HANA hasn’t been realized to the degree that SAP would like,” said Joshua Greenbaum, principal at Enterprise Applications Consulting. “More companies are really looking at S/4HANA as the driver of genuine business change, and recognize that this is what it’s supposed to be for. But when you ask them, ‘What’s your business case for upgrading to S/4HANA?’ The answer is ‘2025.’”

The real issue with S/4HANA is that the concepts behind it are relatively big and very specific to company, line of business and geography.
Joshua GreenbaumPrincipal, Enterprise Applications Consulting

One of the problems that SAP faces when convincing customers of the value of S/4HANA and the intelligent enterprise is that no simple use case drives the point home, Greenbaum said. Twenty years ago, Y2K provided an easy-to-understand reason why companies needed to overhaul their enterprise business systems, and the fear that computers wouldn’t adapt to the year 2000 led in large measure to SAP’s early growth.

“Digital transformation is a complicated problem and the real issue with S/4HANA is that the concepts behind it are relatively big and very specific to company, line of business and geography,” he said. “So the use cases are much harder to justify, or it’s much more complicated to justify than, ‘Everything is going to blow up on January 1, 2000, so we have to get our software upgraded.'”

Evolving competition faces S/4HANA

Jon Reed, analyst and co-founder of ERP news and analysis firm Diginomica.com, agrees that SAP has successfully embraced the general concept of the intelligent enterprise with S/4HANA, but struggles to present understandable use cases.

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“The question of S/4HANA adoption remains central to SAP’s future prospects, but SAP customers are still trying to understand the business case,” Reed said. “That’s because agile, customer-facing projects get the attention these days, not multi-year tech platform modernizations. For those SAP customers that embrace a total transformation — and want to use SAP tech to do it — S/4HANA looks like a viable go-to product.”

SAP’s issues with driving S/4HANA adoption may not come from the traditional enterprise competitors like Oracle, Microsoft and Infor, but from cloud-based business applications like Salesforce and Workday, said Eric Kimberling, president of Third Stage Consulting, a Denver-based firm that provides advice on ERP deployments and implementations.

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“They aren’t direct competitors with SAP; they don’t have the breadth of functionality and the scale that SAP does, but they have really good functionality in their best-of-breed world,” Kimberling said. “Companies like Workday and Salesforce make it easier to add a little piece of something without having to worry about a big SAP project, so there’s an indirect competition with S/4HANA.”

SAP customers are going to have to adapt to evolving enterprise business conditions regardless of whether or when they move to S/4HANA, Greenbaum said.

“Companies have to build business processes to drive the new business models. Whatever platform they settle on, they’re going to be unable to stand still,” he said. “There’s going to have to be this movement in the customer base. The question is will they build primarily on top of S/4HANA? Will they use an Amazon or an Azure hyperscaler as the platform for innovation? Will they go to their CRM or workforce automation tool for that? The ‘where’ and ‘what next’ is complicated, but certainly a lot of companies are positioning themselves to use S/4HANA for that.”

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For Sale – 2015 MBP Retina 13″ 16gb 512gb

Helloo,

After upgrading to a 15 inch lifestyle, I find myself ready to part with my beloved 13 inch MacBook Pro.

Specs are:

MacBook Pro 13″ early 2015
16GB Ram
Intel core i5 2.9Ghz
512GB SSD
intel graphics

condition wise, generally good, screen is pretty much pristine, its had a screen protector on it since day 0, and while that had one or two marks from use, simply peel it off and you’ll be left with a perfect display! (as much as I would love to do this, I will save that pleasure for the next person to enjoy)

the bottom casing has suffered a little bit from being inside one of those clear plastic cases. and there are a couple of scratches on the top of the unit, these have been pictured as best I could and a couple of the keys have some wear on them, this was a work machine and I tend to type a LOT.

Overall its been taken care of, but is not pristine, and I have adjusted price to reflect this. This specification is hard to find and has been a great tool.

Will also come with 2 chargers, one apple, 1 third party, so you can have 1 charger at home and one on the go.

this has been difficult to price and I’ve done my best to mark it fairly, but I am open to offers.UNADJUSTEDNONRAW_thumb_a.jpgUNADJUSTEDNONRAW_mini_18.jpgUNADJUSTEDNONRAW_mini_16.jpgUNADJUSTEDNONRAW_mini_c.jpgUNADJUSTEDNONRAW_mini_6.jpgUNADJUSTEDNONRAW_mini_7.jpgUNADJUSTEDNONRAW_mini_15.jpgUNADJUSTEDNONRAW_mini_3.jpg7410d32b-8d19-4238-8e71-cdb0553af1e6.jpg2249f9ee-6b5e-466a-bb24-46e11c95e672.jpg

Price and currency: 600
Delivery: Delivery cost is not included
Payment method: BT Preferred
Location: Bath/London
Advertised elsewhere?: Advertised elsewhere
Prefer goods collected?: I have no preference

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Wanted – WANTED All In one Desktop PC

As per title, I’m looking for a all in one desktop pc as part of a study room I’m making for my son.

If anyone has an all in one pc that they would consider selling please let me know.

Ideally within the West Yorkshire area but if your far I would cover postage costs.

Please it must be a good working order with zero faults.

Thanks in advance

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Wanted – WANTED All In one Desktop PC

As per title, I’m looking for a all in one desktop pc as part of a study room I’m making for my son.

If anyone has an all in one pc that they would consider selling please let me know.

Ideally within the West Yorkshire area but if your far I would cover postage costs.

Please it must be a good working order with zero faults.

Thanks in advance

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For Sale – 2015 MBP Retina 13″ 16gb 512gb

Helloo,

After upgrading to a 15 inch lifestyle, I find myself ready to part with my beloved 13 inch MacBook Pro.

Specs are:

MacBook Pro 13″ early 2015
16GB Ram
Intel core i5 2.9Ghz
512GB SSD
intel graphics

condition wise, generally good, screen is pretty much pristine, its had a screen protector on it since day 0, and while that had one or two marks from use, simply peel it off and you’ll be left with a perfect display! (as much as I would love to do this, I will save that pleasure for the next person to enjoy)

the bottom casing has suffered a little bit from being inside one of those clear plastic cases. and there are a couple of scratches on the top of the unit, these have been pictured as best I could and a couple of the keys have some wear on them, this was a work machine and I tend to type a LOT.

Overall its been taken care of, but is not pristine, and I have adjusted price to reflect this. This specification is hard to find and has been a great tool.

Will also come with 2 chargers, one apple, 1 third party, so you can have 1 charger at home and one on the go.

this has been difficult to price and I’ve done my best to mark it fairly, but I am open to offers.UNADJUSTEDNONRAW_thumb_a.jpgUNADJUSTEDNONRAW_mini_18.jpgUNADJUSTEDNONRAW_mini_16.jpgUNADJUSTEDNONRAW_mini_c.jpgUNADJUSTEDNONRAW_mini_6.jpgUNADJUSTEDNONRAW_mini_7.jpgUNADJUSTEDNONRAW_mini_15.jpgUNADJUSTEDNONRAW_mini_3.jpg7410d32b-8d19-4238-8e71-cdb0553af1e6.jpg2249f9ee-6b5e-466a-bb24-46e11c95e672.jpg

Price and currency: 600
Delivery: Delivery cost is not included
Payment method: BT Preferred
Location: Bath/London
Advertised elsewhere?: Advertised elsewhere
Prefer goods collected?: I have no preference

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For Sale – 2015 MBP Retina 13″ 16gb 512gb

Helloo,

After upgrading to a 15 inch lifestyle, I find myself ready to part with my beloved 13 inch MacBook Pro.

Specs are:

MacBook Pro 13″ early 2015
16GB Ram
Intel core i5 2.9Ghz
512GB SSD
intel graphics

condition wise, generally good, screen is pretty much pristine, its had a screen protector on it since day 0, and while that had one or two marks from use, simply peel it off and you’ll be left with a perfect display! (as much as I would love to do this, I will save that pleasure for the next person to enjoy)

the bottom casing has suffered a little bit from being inside one of those clear plastic cases. and there are a couple of scratches on the top of the unit, these have been pictured as best I could and a couple of the keys have some wear on them, this was a work machine and I tend to type a LOT.

Overall its been taken care of, but is not pristine, and I have adjusted price to reflect this. This specification is hard to find and has been a great tool.

Will also come with 2 chargers, one apple, 1 third party, so you can have 1 charger at home and one on the go.

this has been difficult to price and I’ve done my best to mark it fairly, but I am open to offers. UNADJUSTEDNONRAW_thumb_a.jpg UNADJUSTEDNONRAW_mini_18.jpg UNADJUSTEDNONRAW_mini_16.jpg UNADJUSTEDNONRAW_mini_c.jpg UNADJUSTEDNONRAW_mini_6.jpg UNADJUSTEDNONRAW_mini_7.jpg UNADJUSTEDNONRAW_mini_15.jpg UNADJUSTEDNONRAW_mini_3.jpg 7410d32b-8d19-4238-8e71-cdb0553af1e6.jpg 2249f9ee-6b5e-466a-bb24-46e11c95e672.jpg

Price and currency: 600
Delivery: Delivery cost is not included
Payment method: BT Preferred
Location: Bath/London
Advertised elsewhere?: Advertised elsewhere
Prefer goods collected?: I have no preference

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For Sale – HTCP / GAMING COMPUTER- i5 3570, 16GB RAM, RX560 4GB

IT’S TIME TO PART WITH MY HTPC/GAMING PC, IT’S JUST NOT GETTING USED

CONSISTS ON FOLLOWING PARTS:
CASE: LIAN LI PC-A01
MOTHERBOARD: GIGABYTE GA-H77M-D3H
CPU: i5 3570 QUADCORE (3.8GHZ)
RAM: 16GB DDR3 (2 X 8GB) CORSAIR 1600MHZ
GPU: MSI AeroITX RX560 4GB
PSU: TAGAN TG480-U01 480W
STORAGE: 80GB INTEL SSD (CAN UPGRADE TO 240GB SSD FOR EXTRA £15)
HAS A BRU RAY DISC DRIVE, PLUS A MULTICARD READER


NOT THE LATEST, BUT VERY CAPABLE MACHINE, HAVE BEEN PLAYING WORLD WAR Z RECENTLY, RUNS IT FLAWLESSLY

I AM WANTING £240 COLLECTED, WILL THROW IN A TV CARD WITH REMOTE ALSO

NOT LOOKING TO SPLIT

Price and currency: 240
Delivery: Goods must be exchanged in person
Payment method: cash on collection
Location: DEWSBURY
Advertised elsewhere?: Advertised elsewhere
Prefer goods collected?: I prefer the goods to be collected

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For Sale – HTCP / GAMING COMPUTER- i5 3570, 16GB RAM, RX560 4GB

IT’S TIME TO PART WITH MY HTPC/GAMING PC, IT’S JUST NOT GETTING USED

CONSISTS ON FOLLOWING PARTS:
CASE: LIAN LI PC-A01
MOTHERBOARD: GIGABYTE GA-H77M-D3H
CPU: i5 3570 QUADCORE (3.8GHZ)
RAM: 16GB DDR3 (2 X 8GB) CORSAIR 1600MHZ
GPU: MSI AeroITX RX560 4GB
PSU: TAGAN TG480-U01 480W
STORAGE: 80GB INTEL SSD (CAN UPGRADE TO 240GB SSD FOR EXTRA £15)
HAS A BRU RAY DISC DRIVE, PLUS A MULTICARD READER


NOT THE LATEST, BUT VERY CAPABLE MACHINE, HAVE BEEN PLAYING WORLD WAR Z RECENTLY, RUNS IT FLAWLESSLY

I AM WANTING £240 COLLECTED, WILL THROW IN A TV CARD WITH REMOTE ALSO

NOT LOOKING TO SPLIT

Price and currency: 240
Delivery: Goods must be exchanged in person
Payment method: cash on collection
Location: DEWSBURY
Advertised elsewhere?: Advertised elsewhere
Prefer goods collected?: I prefer the goods to be collected

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  • Landline telephone number. Make a call to check out the area code and number are correct, too
  • Name and address including postcode
  • Valid e-mail address

DO NOT proceed with a deal until you are completely satisfied with all details being correct. It’s in your best interest to check out these details yourself.

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