Governance, Risk & Compliance

Increased regulation, and significant technology and business transformation holds ramification for GRC teams and strategy. Content in this category targets risk, audit, and compliance leaders and their teams. We will explore best practices from process perspective, but also delve into how organizations are using both SAP and third-party solutions to manage risk, user access, security, data protection and privacy and support their overall controls environment. Explore best practices, and case studies that will help your organization improve their current compliance initiative, apply leading edge technology, and get greater visibility into the key risks and vulnerabilities that impact your organization.

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  2. Managing the Identity Life Cycle in Hybrid SAP Environments

    Managing the Identity Life Cycle in Hybrid SAP Environments

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    Brighthouse Financial Accelerates User Provisioning Cycles

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    Before integrating Saviynt’s Identity Governance and Administration (IGA) solution and SAP Access Control, Brighthouse Financial ran an entirely manual user provisioning process using an access request feature in SharePoint. This case study explains how the Fortune 500 company improved their user provisioning processes for SAP products with SAP Access Control and then implemented Saviynt’s IGA…
  2. mySAP ERP Travel Management: Improve Your Control of Travel Planning and Expenses

    /FinancialsCompliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act has prompted many organizations to analyze their existing internal travel and expenses controls to reduce risk. Learn how the latest version of mySAP ERP Travel Management automates business processes for travel policy enforcement and streamlines time-consuming administrative tasks. Key Concept MySAP ERP Travel Management supports the standard SAP Business Workflow…...…
  3. Transaction Manager Supports Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance

    Managing financial transactions with the right balance of functionality, flexibility, security, and efficiency is the ultimate goal of today’s competitive economy. An infrastructure that facilitates straight-through processing (STP) can best support these goals and provide the transparency that Sarbanes-Oxley compliance demands. SAP provides that infrastructure with Transaction Manager, a component of Treasury and Risk Management…....…
  4. Improve Your Bad Debts Risk Reporting

    SAP’s reserve for bad debt functionality can help you make more accurate A/R reports. This little-known functionality helps you to automatically transfer bad debts to special reconciliation accounts and post provisions for bad debts. In addition, it’s easy to configure. Key Concept Posting the reserve for bad debts consists of two steps. The first step…...…
  5. Statutory Requirements Compliance: Are You Ready for China?

    Prior to rolling out an R/3 system to China, a company needs to answer the question, “What statutory compliances does China require and how do I make sure the R/3 FI/CO implementation meets these requirements?” The author shares her experience from consulting on a dozen China rollouts in multiple industries, including two in 2004. She…...…
  6. Back Up Your T512W Table to Prevent Payroll Disaster

    A variety of configuration processes may result in unwanted changes to your T512W table, the core table of your SAP R/3 Payroll system. Two standard SAP programs could prevent headaches by giving you the ability to restore previous configurations of your T512W table. Key Concept The SAP Payroll system uses wage types to permanently or…...…
  7. Improve HR Authorization Audits with the “Display User Assignments” Report

    Report RHUSERRELATIONS allows you to audit not only traditional roles assigned to a given user ID, but also structural access and even organizational relationships that can affect structural security for a user. No other standard report in R/3 combines both traditional and structural HR security in one format. HR security is becoming more complex as…...…
  8. Stay Compliant with

    Export control processes can bog exporters down with endless amounts of documentation. Automating these processes improves efficiencies, saving companies both time and money. SAP’s Global Trade Services (GTS) helps automate export controls. Key Concept The Compliance Management component of the SAP Global Trade Services (GTS) system allows global firms to move away from the costly…...…
  9. Speed Up Your Workflow by Escalating a Request to the Right Person

    Workflow should speed up, not slow down, your business processes. Examine your escalation procedures to see if they keep the tasks moving along. Key Concept The best person to escalate a workflow is the person who has the most motivation to complete the process. A few months ago, a fellow workflow developer asked for my…...…
  10. UDConnect in SAP BW 3.5 Enhances Native Data Acquisition

    The SAP BW ETL services layer in BW 3.5 features UDConnect, which allows users to extract data from a variety of sources. The authors introduce this new functionality and examine its advantages. They also provide an example of a common use scenario.   Since the launch of SAP BW, users have demanded the ability to…...…