CIO - Executive Forum

Chief Information Officers (CIOs) at companies running SAP software have many key priorities they are juggling and multiple investment decisions to make. They often have competing projects, fluctuating budgets, and many options to choose from regarding their hardware and software landscapes. Content in this topic area helps CIOs and other key executive decision makers understand how to leverage SAP solutions – such as SAP ERP and SAP S/4HANA – as well as partner and SAP add-on offerings to optimize their IT landscapes, business processes, and resources. Content will cover a wide range of key topics from making investment decisions in SAP strategy and technology to identifying best-fit team and organizational structures to understanding market trends and analysis.

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  1. PwC

    PwC is a leading global professional services network focused on building trust in society and solving important problems. We work with clients from all industries to transform their business by developing and implementing innovative strategies, experiences, and technologies, in ways that are faster, more agile and accountable. With offices in 157 countries and more than 276,000 people, we help organizations and individuals create the value they’re looking for, by delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services.

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    Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Technology

    Ashild Hanne Larsen’s journey to becoming Vice President of Subsurface Excellence and Digital for Equinor, an international energy company headquartered in Norway, has been “somewhat strange,” she says. Larsen began working for Equinor as a catering assistant working on offshore oil rigs making beds, doing kitchen work, and removing waste from people’s waste baskets. Subsequent roles in HR and technology projects led her to where…
  3. How to Choose the Right Simulation Modeling Method

    By Kumar Singh, Research Director, SAPinsider Practice makes a modeler perfect When you have a business problem for which you need to create a simulation model at hand, the most critical next step, which in some instances can even mean success or failure of your modeling project, is to determine how exactly to model the…
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    Taking AI from Buzzword to Reality

    For many companies, determining where and how to apply artificial intelligence (AI) technology for business gain can be an elusive objective as leaders grapple with understanding its complexity. Viakem, an 81-year-old specialty chemicals manufacturer based in Mexico, recently completed a successful AI initiative to support its HR function. As part of the initiative Viakem’s CIO…
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    Building Best in Class Sales & Operations Planning Teams

    By Kumar Singh, Research Director, SAPinsider It is All about Teams A highly collaborative process like Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) is all about the team. How you design your core S&OP or Integrated Business Planning (IBP) team may end up determining the magnitude of the effectiveness of your S&OP process. The approach suggested in…...…
  6. The New Age Supply Chain

    By Shashi Jina, Research Director, SAPinsider The New Age Supply Chain: Sustainability and Resource Optimization With an evolving and volatile global environment, stakeholders are placing greater focus on supply chain risks. Thus, there’s a greater demand to be more resourceful and conscientious of environmental and social needs. The COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 exposed underlying supply…
  7. Evolve Your Manufacturing Execution System (MES) into a Digital Twin- in the Cloud

    by Kumar Singh, Research Director, Automation & Analytics, SAPinsider   What exactly is a Manufacturing Execution System (MES)? You will find a plethora of definitions of Manufacturing execution systems. But to put it in the simplest possible way, MES systems are computerized systems that help with the following three aspects in a manufacturing environment: Tracking…
  8. SAP S/4HANA Enabled Business Transformation in the Public Sector – Lessons Learned from the TTC

    The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) leveraged SAP S/4HANA and SAP SuccessFactors to digitally transform their back office and enable the organization to standardize, streamline, and automate many of what were previously complex, manually supported processes. The TTC has more than 15,000 salaried and unionized employees and runs the most heavily used urban mass transit system…
  9. Workflow Extensions With SAP Business Technology Platform — Your Highway to the Cloud

    It is fascinating to witness the differences between how organizations handle workflows within their business processes and business process management operations. One organization may have a straightforward process with standard use cases and related business applications. Another organization may handle workflows very differently related to how they manage activities and the individuals contributing to the…
  10. Commit to a GREATER Customer Experience

    For all the talk about the importance of a great customer experience (CX), many companies are struggling to provide it. Only 26% of respondents to a survey conducted by SAPinsider said they are currently investing in CX initiatives and could confidently say that their organization has a dedicated CX budget. This lack of commitment proves…