IT Operations & Administration

While line of business teams focus on application functionality and how that will impact day to day business operations, just as critical for operational success is IT operations and administration. This can involve monitoring SAP systems for error logs, tuning operating systems and hardware to ensure optimal performance, or applying patches and updates. This has become further complicated by the advent of different cloud-based systems and deployments which can require everything from minimal intervention to an identical amount of effort to an on-premise system. Content in this topic area will focus on the tools that IT teams need to successfully manage and maintain systems, tips on using those tools, the path for SAP Solution Manager as systems move into the cloud, and how operational resources can be prepared for the different levels of support required for each system. 

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  1. Baton Simulations

    At Baton, our mission is to help your people embrace new software and processes – and actively “live” digital transformation. Our solutions drive faster acceptance, understanding and adoption of digital initiatives and end-to-end integration. Based on our expertise in organizational change management, our solutions are designed to engage and empower users – galvanizing your people to jump on board.  Whether you’re a business leader, IT consultant or software vendor, we can help to move digital transformation forward – by putting people at the heart of change.

  2. Enterprise-Class Demand Planning at Agilent Technologies

    For Agilent Technologies, a manufacturer of analytical instruments for the life science and laboratories sector, growth has been dramatic over recent years, including a number of acquisitions. Such growth has caused the company’s pathology division to experience a rapid expansion of sales, but also revealed that the division had outgrown its demand planning practices, which…
  3. 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…
  4. A New Era In Analytics: SAP BusinessObjects and Journey to the Cloud

    Over the last three decades, SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise has amassed an immense userbase. As a leading solution for enterprise and ad hoc reporting, users continue to rely on the software to compile large amounts of data into universes for analytical modeling and report against it. However, as changes in the market occurred and the needs…
  5. RISE with SAP and Its Impact on Security and Compliance

    RISE with SAP focuses on bringing core business systems (SAP S/4HANA Cloud, private edition) into a customer environment that is cloud based, process driven, easy to scale, and easy to use. When embarking on a RISE with SAP journey, the authors of this article — Uemit Oezdurmus, SAP Global Head of Managed Security Services, and…
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    Accounting & Finance Expands Its Influence

    Accounting & Finance Expands Its Influence Across the Enterprise Utilities that are publicly traded companies are subject to various audits under the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Act. Beyond recordkeeping and reporting, accounting & finance deliver an important strategic function across the enterprise. For UGI Utilities, a wholly owned subsidiary of UGI Corp., continued transformation is a key…
  7. 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…
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    Building Consistent Global GL Processes

    When SAP first launched SAP S/4HANA, the latest iteration of its core ERP, the mantra was “Run Simple.” That marketing jargon was born out of a motivating factor for many finance professionals — to create a simplified general ledger (GL) concept, moving from many ledgers down to one for the entire business. Regardless of whether…
  9. Make Your Case – Identify the Incremental Value of SAP S/4HANA

    Many organizations could benefit from understanding how SAP S/4HANA can impact their business and help it run better, explains SAP Chief Architect Dr. Marcus-Alexander Funke. That is the goal of the SAP S/4HANA Value Start Program, in which SAP works with the customer to see the value of migrating to SAP S/4HANA. The program helps…
  10. Are Your People Ready for More?

    The pace of business and technological change is accelerating at increasingly rapid rate. SAP business and IT teams have been through so much over the past year of disruption and yet must be ready to support key innovation projects and important migrations to SAP S/4HANA and the cloud. How do leaders keep their staffs engaged,…