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  1. Trade Promotion Management: Ensure a Promotion Uses the Right Buying Pattern

    Learn how mySAP CRM Trade Promotion Management uses the data within buying patterns to distribute the predicted promotional volume. Then find out why the system might override a default buying pattern and what you can do to avoid this. Key Concept Trade Promotion Management (TPM) helps you plan and execute trade promotions. A part of…...…

  2. Buying Channels – The Key to Frictionless Procurement

    Organizations are increasingly looking for ways in which they can procure products or services in a cost-effective way. However, with multiple products or service categories and requirements in an organization’s portfolio, a one-size-fits-all purchasing strategy does not always work. In this article, learn how organizations can streamline their procurement processes through buying channels, and get…

  3. From Buying to Building: Embracing the Paradigm Shift with SAP Business Technology Platform

    In the ever-evolving digital era, organizations are experiencing a profound paradigm change, transitioning from buying off-the-shelf software solutions to harnessing the power of development platforms like SAP Business Technology Platform (BTP). This seismic shift empowers businesses to break free from the constraints of pre-packaged solutions and embark on a journey of unparalleled innovation and customization.…

  4. 360° Consumer View – Improve your margins by monetizing buying patterns from the data you already own

    Many organizations have an overabundance of data about their consumers as a result of campaigns, coupons, mailing lists, and other third-party data sources. But it can be extremely challenging to turn that data into actionable insights. Even worse—managing mountains of disconnected data requires time spent by already constrained resources and can diminish your ability to…

  5. Buying Supply Chain Visibility Tech? Make Sure to Consider Financial Health on Your Scorecard

    Uncover key insights into why evaluating vendor stability is vital for sustained innovation and seamless customer experiences in today's dynamic supply chain environment. This content is for Basic Access, SAPinsider Monthly Subscription, SAPinsider Annual Subscription, and SAPinsider Premium Annual Subscription members only.Log In Join Now

  6. Drive Revenue with a Community Built for Commerce

    Consider this familiar scenario: A consumer needs to purchase an item, but before doing so, wants to conduct proper research. This leads him or her to an external website to read reviews and related questions about the product. But what if an ecommerce site could integrate a community-style online experience directly into the website? Hear…

  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…

  8. Segment Your Customers to Target Them More Efficiently

    Obtaining a better view of your customers by segmenting them allows you to launch targeted marketing programs, promotions, campaigns, and service. You can upload data in a simple format (such as Excel) into mySAP CRM to define customer attributes for effective marketing programs. Key Concept An inference dimension refers to a profile you build for…...…

  9. ifm Supply Chain for Planning and Execution Transformation

    Extending the core ERP capabilities with additional solution functionality can be approached in two ways, namely "add-on" and "add-in" solutions. When it comes to add-on solutions, integration of data, people, and processes is required, which can be a costly and time-consuming process. On the other hand, add-in solutions are natively embedded in the ERP system,…

  10. SAP Predictive Analytics: The End Result of a Long History of Data-Mining Tools from SAP (Part 1)

    This is the first installment of a series of three articles that help with understanding the basics of the SAP Predictive Analytics toolset and its history. In this part, learn about the automated analysis component of SAP Predictive Analytics (specifically, a classification analysis) and see how it can be used to generate money-saving analysis of…...…