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Achieve improved productivity and efficiency by automating SAP Finance processes

Accounting and finance departments are continuously looking to automate, streamline and improve business processes without adding complexity to their operations.  Cumbersome manual processes consume significant time and effort and needlessly extend a closing period.  And home-grown upload solutions tend to be very limited, lacking flexibility and requiring IT support, slowing down productivity.

  • Learn how utilizing an Excel-based tool to automate finance processes can take days off the close process
  • Discover how streamlining everyday business tasks can improve efficiency and productivity
  • Access tips and tricks to navigate the financial close process and relieve stress from the Finance team


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Tim Curtin Magnitude
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Tim Curtin is a Solution Specialist with Magnitude, providing innovative, Excel-based process automation tools for the SAP finance user. Tim brings over 15 years of extensive hands-on SAP experience helping companies with their various overall business needs and solving business user challenges.



SAP S/4HANA Finance and Central Finance: State of the Market 2021 Benchmark Report

Finance and accounting teams are prioritizing visibility, simplicity, and automation as they solidify their strategies and investments for 2021. While system complexity and data siloes have stifled efficiency and the ability to derive insights for many years, business and IT leaders realize that they can no longer operate competitively and efficiently within the status quo.

To understand how SAP customers are adapting their strategies and technology investments to evolve their finance and accounting organization SAPinsider surveyed 168 members of our community in April and May of 2021.

Our research finds that a majority of companies are focused on reducing complexity and cost as a primary driver of their overall finance and accounting strategy. With this reduction, they are hoping to solve their biggest pain point which is a lack of visibility. Over the past three years of our study, reporting has risen from the third largest pain point to number one. (see Figure 1).

Read the report to:

  • Discover what business pressures drive Finance and Central Finance initiatives.
  • Understand how SAPinsiders approach implementing Finance programs.
  • Find out which technologies are being used for Finance and Central Finance.
  • Learn the top requirements for Finance and Central Finance.
  • Gain your steps to success.

 

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State of the Market Benchmark Webinar

This webinar extends the insights from the State of the Market benchmark study, and  examines the top priorities, investments and projects SAPinsider companies are undertaking in 2021. Learn where SAP customers are when it comes to SAP S/4HANA and Cloud Adoption. Find out how the recent economic disruption is impacting future SAP projects. Learn which skills customers are investing in and their SAP support organizations are evolving in the coming year. Plus, gain specifics on which SAP and third party solutions customers plan to purchase and implement in 2021.

Attend the webinar to gain insights and top strategies:

  •     Discover the key process and line of business investments for 2021
  •     Understand how the SAP platform is evolving in 2021
  •     Learn what organizations are planning and how they will achieve their vision
  •     Gain your steps to success

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State of the Market Benchmark Report

This comprehensive benchmark report examines the top priorities, investments and projects SAPinsider companies are undertaking in 2021. Learn where SAP customers are when it comes to SAP S/4HANA and Cloud Adoption. Find out how the recent economic disruption is impacting future SAP projects. Learn which skills customers are investing in and their SAP support organizations are evolving in the coming year. Plus, gain specifics on which SAP and third party solutions customers plan to purchase and implement in 2021.

Read the benchmark report to gain insights and top strategies:

  •     Discover the key process and line of business investments for 2021
  •     Understand how the SAP platform is evolving in 2021
  •     Learn what organizations are planning and how they will achieve their vision
  •     Gain your steps to success

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Increasing Visibility and Insights from MRP: An Expert Discussion

Ask the Experts Session

Manufacturing Resource Planning is the mission-critical backbone of most businesses, but over the years, these systems have been customized, integrated, and modified to the point that it becomes difficult to understand what exactly is going in within your core business processes. So when important business KPIs such as on-time delivery and inventory start to fall off, companies can no longer efficiently pinpoint the problems and take corrective action. In this Expert Q and A, SAPinsider sits down with thought leader, Bas Kamphuis, General Manager, Productivity at Magnitude Software to understand what companies can do to improve MRP visibility.

Bring your most pressing questions and learn:

• How factors such as system and master data hygiene impact MRP visibility within enterprise organization

• Effective steps you can take and solutions you can apply to gain greater insights into MRP processes

• How the recent economic disruption and the move to cloud has put an even greater emphasis on delivering instantaneous MRP insights

• How Magnitude works with organizations like Cargill to increase visibility into core MRP processing and how you can replicate their success

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Managing and Protecting Your Data in a Distributed, Hybrid Cloud SaaS World

Webinar – On-Demand

With growing remote operations, a company needs to make sure that their data is managed, protected, and recoverable at low costs. How do you best manage your data with a single solution while having full visibility into the data?  How do you ensure protection from malicious attacks and formulate the recovery plan in the event of an attack? In this webinar, Dave Totten, Chief Technology Officer of US Partner Ecosystem at Microsoft, and Randy De Meno, VP/CTOM of Microsoft Practice & Solutions at Commvault, will share methods to leverage the cloud that will help you achieve data portability and recoverability and get the data insight you need using a single solution.

Attend this webinar to:

  • Evaluate your current data management and data protect solutions and how to modernize, transform and prepare your data protection to be future ready.
  • Learn how to create a roadmap and plan that outlines the advantages of utilizing Commvault data protection, complete with an ROI assessment.
  • Understand how Microsoft and Commvault are defining the new world of SaaS data management to accelerate digital transformation for their customers, using Azure as a catalyst to accelerate transformation and cost savings
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Transform Supply Chain and Financial Operations with Cross-Functional Analytics: The GKN Story

Many organizations struggle to translate their SAP data into actionable insights. Learn how GKN Automotive, the world’s largest supplier of driveline technologies to the automotive industry, has transformed its supply chain and optimized its systems by incorporating operational and financial analytics. This cross-functional reporting strategy enables the organization to focus on improving enterprise-wide KPIs and make smarter business decisions.
GKN Automotive will explain how it was able to gain control of and visualize its SAP data to:
- Solve supply chain and financial issues before they impact your business.
- Unlock the power of their enterprise data to turn insights into action.
- Improve operational efficiencies that require timely access to impactful data.

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Drive Productivity with Intelligent RPA

Advances in automation technology are transforming business operations. Many organizations are finding that supply chain, finance, and HR processes can be dramatically improved by using SAP data management tools equipped with Robotic Process Automation (RPA) capabilities. Join this session to uncover SAP automation strategies that go beyond generic toolsets. Learn how the world’s largest enterprises are creating new efficiencies and boosting business results by shifting to SAP-centric RPA solutions to increase productivity and improve data quality.
In this session, we will:
- Offer expert advice for addressing potential data management challenges within SAP
- Discuss the opportunities RPA enabled technologies can offer
- Review real-world examples of complex SAP processes seamlessly executed based on user criteria
- Demonstrate how RPA enabled tools can easily help digitally transform business operations

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Control Journal Entry Uploading Processes and Achieve a Better End-User Experience

Leading accounting and finance departments are continuously looking to automate, streamline, and improve business processes without adding complexity to their operations. They want to eliminate cumbersome manual processes that consume significant time and effort. And home-grown upload solutions tend to be very limited, lacking flexibility and requiring IT support, slowing down productivity. Magnitude Z Option GLSU is process automation for SAP Finance. GLSU incorporates business logic for intelligent automation and empowers users to manage and post SAP transactions from within a familiar application, saving time, and money.  Attend this session to:
- Learn how Utilize an Excel-based tool to automate finance processes can speed up the close process
- Discover how Streamline day-to-day business tasks can improve efficiency and productivity
- Access tips and tricks to navigate the financial close process and relieve stress from the Finance team

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