Using Predictive Models to Prepare for the Future

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  1. Keep Up with Multiple Regulations by Controlling Multiple Data Retention Policies

    Follow four steps to help you identify, prioritize, and plan a data retention policy. Key Concept A data retention policy is the policy on setting data retention periods to meet legal, compliance, and operational business requirements. Retention periods vary based on specific statute, legislation, or compliance regulations. Global companies often must comply with multiple compliance…...…

  2. Use Down Payment Chain Functionality to Improve Efficiency of Tracking Contractual Events

    Track contractual events that occur in long-term projects with the down payment chain functionality in FI. Walk through the end-to-end configuration of the functionality supported by process steps with an example. Key Concept SAP’s down payment chains functionality groups all the accounting documents that belong to one contract. It also allows you to structure the…...…

  3. Putting a Plan in Place

    With the massive growth of data over the past few years, an electronic data retention policy is not only practical, it's critical. Retention requirements differ from scenario to scenario and organizations need clear guidelines that dictate exactly what data will be saved and for how long. More importantly, departments such as legal, finance, and HR…

  4. The Rise of Intelligence in Talent Acquisition and Retention

    Few areas of human capital management (HCM) are as closely tied to the measurement of HR’s success as talent acquisition and retention. In a recent SAPinsider survey of SAP HCM and SAP SuccessFactors customers, two key talent acquisition and retention metrics – employee retention rate (38%) and time-to-hire (36%) – were identified as top measures…

  5. Make Splitting a Payment Easy with Vendor’s Invoice Retention

    See two ways to split a payment with the amount split indicator. One is based on a percentage of the total owed by the customer, and one based on a specific amount. Key Concept The standard SAP option enable amount split indicator in Financial Accounting global settings allows you to split a vendor invoice amount…....…

  6. Live Q&A: How to simplify your SAP landscape with new ECM solution options

    Finance organizations in every industry are looking at re-thinking long-standing processes and business models to compete in a dynamic, connected world in which a traditional 30-day close no longer passes muster. A static finance function is too slow and too rigid to stay on top of constant innovations in cloud, mobile, social, big data, and…

  7. Société de transport de Montréal (STM) Aims to Boost Ridership by 40% with a Mobile App

    This article explores how Société de transport de Montréal (STM) partnered with SAP to develop the STM Merci App, a mobile app at the centerpiece of an innovative reward and recognition program. This content is for SAPinsider Monthly Subscription, SAPinsider Annual Subscription, and SAPinsider Premium Annual Subscription members only.Log In Join Now

  8. Best Practices for Planning Your mySAP CRM Data Archiving Project

    Archiving dormant data can improve CRM system performance, which is especially critical in today’s mobile CRM deployments. It also can substantially reduce database costs and keep you in compliance with document-retention policies and industry and government regulations. Learn the steps you need to take when planning a CRM archiving project. Key Concept The same archiving…...…

  9. Put BW’s Newly Enhanced Data-Mining Tools to Use

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    BW has built-in data-mining capability that lets you perform many types of customer analytics without having a full mySAP CRM implementation. Find out how BW’s seven data-mining tools and their associated models can help you answer key questions about your customers.   Think of an aspect of your business where you feel cost could be…...…

  10. This Time Tomorrow, You Could Be on the Way to a Successful Audit Preparation… With the Free DAta Retention Tool (DART)

    As preparation for a potential IRS tax audit, tax departments must determine which of their many kinds of business documents and transaction data need to be kept in each of two kinds of formats: Paper-based and Electronic. To meet the Electronic format requirements, many R/3 sites, prior to R/3 release 4.6, required custom ABAP programs…...…