Lynton Howes

About Lynton Howes

Lynton is a highly-experienced SAP Training and Change Management consultant. He has trained tradies, CEOs and everyone in between. Passionate about the merging of learning and technology, he tweets and blogs actively.

Effective SAP Security through Engagement

This article is featured in the Inside SAP 2014 Yearbook - due out Sep/Oct 2013.
It was co-authored with Robert Budic, Director of Turnkey Consulting.

You are not authorised to use transaction ME21N. Pause.  (Thought bubble appears). Why don’t I have access?  I used to be able to create purchase orders.  I need to be able to do this.  Why is my manager stopping me from doing my job? (Sound of pencil snapping). “Rob, can I borrow your SAP password... (Read more)

SAUG National Summit 2013 – Sydney 11,12 September

The SAUG National Summit 2013 will take place from the 11th – 12th September, at the Hilton Hotel Sydney. As SAUG members will know, this is the flagship event in the SAUG calendar, and highlights this year include: 8 keynote presentations and 45+ customer presentations covering over 20 SAP solutions Dedicated SAP HANA Workshop, presented by Jeff Word, VP Product Strategy,... (Read more)

Adapt2 Consulting supports The Variety Cycle

Adapt2 Consulting is very pleased to support The Variety Cycle, a fun ride aiming to engage both passionate cyclists and business organisations to help raise over $1 million for Variety – the children’s charity. This grand event, departing from Sydney on 22nd March, will feature some cyclists riding for 26 days covering 3,716km taking in... (Read more)

The Enterprise Social Networking Boom

This article is featured in Inside SAP magazine’s Autumn 2013 edition

The Death of Email. That’s the provocative title of a recent article which caught my attention, the main premise of which was, of course, that the continued uptake of social communication tools in our personal lives is seeing a fairly rapid end to email, and this will be mirrored in corporations.  Now, before getting too... (Read more)

Project Management Institute emphasises Stakeholder Management

The latest edition of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) now includes a whole new section on stakeholder management, reflecting a growing awareness among project managers of the criticality of people change management aspects for successful project implementations. Released late last year and impacting all PMI certification exams by August 2013,... (Read more)

UNESCO Mobile Learning Week – 18-22 February 2013

The second UNESCO Mobile Learning Week (MLW) will be held in Paris, France, from 18 to 22 February 2013. The event aims to explore mobile learning as a unique and significant contribution to achieving the Education for All (EFA) goals of increasing education access, quality and equality. MLW 2013 will consist of a symposium, senior... (Read more)

SAP Workforce Performance Builder software is gaining momentum

We flagged SAP Education’s newest solution for end-user enablement, Workforce Performance Builder, as the one to watch back in September, and we are now starting to see more details about just how much impact this tool is going to have. As SAP’s flagship education tool, it’s positioned as the tool to have for integrating eLearning and mLearning with... (Read more)

SAUG Canberra Forum – 13 March 2013

The SAUG Canberra Forum has been scheduled for the 13th of March 2013, at the Canberra Park Hyatt. As SAUG members will know, this is an invaluable, one-day annual event.  It provides a forum for more than 150 public sector professionals to discuss challenges unique to their SAP landscape.  It’s a great opportunity to network and... (Read more)

SAP’s Rapid Deployment Solutions Suite Increases

SAP recently announced the release of its new Incident Management rapid deployment solution, which helps customers avoid dangerous and costly workplace accidents. The new solution from SAP helps customers minimize those risks that could lead to catastrophic events and compromise business continuity, not to mention managing smaller events – similar goals to that of the... (Read more)

Maintaining your SAP Investment

This article is featured in Inside SAP magazine's Summer 2012 edition

“If you think training is a waste of money, calculate the cost of not training” – Anon. You’ve just started with a new employer and have had the safety induction, been introduced to the key people and have been shown your work station.  You’re excited, nervous and wondering what to expect next.  The company runs... (Read more)