SAP S/4HANA Finance: State of the Market Benchmark Report

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    Operational Excellence: Achieving S&OP Success

    The majority of companies that have implemented S&OP do not have a fully mature process in place, leaving gaps between a company’s current S&OP process and what is possible. Many report they are “going through the motions,” lack executive support, struggle with end-to-end integration of their supply chains, and continue to operate in functional silos. Arguably, the biggest…...…
  2. SAP S/4HANA Finance: State of the Market Benchmark Report

      Finance departments today face increasing demands to deliver real-time reporting and analysis from a broader array of sources on top of fulfilling their historical responsibilities. Whether this involves integrating data from multiple systems into one centralized platform in order to conduct that reporting, or streamlining operations to free up resources to perform these new…...…
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    5 Things SAPinsiders Are Saying About Their Enterprise Security Strategy

    SAP’s transition to an enterprise cloud company has changed the way SAP customers consider and implement their enterprise security strategy. The inclusion of SAP HANA-based systems adds further complexity to these considerations, particularly when these systems are running in hybrid or cloud-based environments. Organizations now need to find a way forward that doesn’t rely on…
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    Business Continuity Track at SAPinsider Virtual Event Features Strategies and Quick Wins from SAP and Partners

    The economic disruption caused by COVID-19 has impacted organizations at all levels of their operations, creating a unique environment that makes business continuity uncertain and challenging. To address this world-wide experience SAPinsider will host a special track with SAP and partners  at our 2020 virtual event to help businesses leverage SAP technology and best practices…
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    Lessons Learned by Lam Research After an Employee Central Org. Structure Redesign

    When a producer of wafer fabrication equipment and services for the global semiconductor industry migrated from on-premise to Employee Central in 2015, much of the organizational structure and related data from its SAP HCM instance were moved across to the new platform during the implementation. This meant that the organizational structure followed the manager relationship…
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    5 Steps of S&OP to Achieve an Integrated Business Plan

    Sales and operations planning (S&OP) is a set of decision-making processes that regulate and coordinate overall capacity, inventory levels, and lead times across engineering, projects, manufacturing, finance, supply chain, and operations based on forecast information about the market. S&OP focuses on changes from the previous plan and links that with the strategic goals of cost…
  7. High Availability & Disaster Recovery Protection for SAP and SAP S/4HANA in Azure – Webinar

    There are good reasons for migrating SAP and SAP S/4HANA applications to the cloud, but there are also potential pitfalls. The cloud is agile, affordable and dependable. The technologies being used to provide high availability (HA) and disaster recovery (DR) for applications running in an enterprise data center may work differently in the cloud. Hear…
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    Hershey’s Minimizes Management Adjustments to Financial Close

    About 31% of the SAPinsider Community chose the “need to reduce time required to generate data and reporting at period close” as a key driver for their SAP S/4HANA Finance strategy, according to SAPinsider’s upcoming research on the “SAP S/4HANA Finance: State of the Market.” Additionally, 58% of the same survey’s respondents chose financial close…
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    Discover Free Tools to Help You Prepare Your ERP System for SAP S/4HANA

    As SAP customers make the move to SAP S/4HANA from SAP ERP, there are many preparation tasks that need to be addressed before the migration even starts. Read this blog for tips and tricks to simplify and ease the migration process.
  10. Siemens AG: A Server Landscape For Massive Data Storage & In-Memory Data Processing

    In the current digital economy, the volume of data continues to increase exponentially, taxing current memory and storage systems at high cost. To solve these industry challenges, Accenture, Intel, and SAP partnered with Siemens to test, validate, and demonstrate the benefits of Intel® Optane™ persistent memory on Siemens’ complex SAP HANA database. This video highlights…