Industry 4.0 – The Journey to the Future of Productivity

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  1. Industry 4.0 – The Journey to the Future of Productivity

    Reading time: 5 mins

    Manufacturing companies are often overwhelmed by the breadth of Industry 4.0 technologies and are not quite sure where to begin their digital transformations. Learn how to assess product bottlenecks and inefficiencies and how to build incrementally on end-to-end processes such as design to operate. Because unique customer demands heavily affect product design and manufacturing, manufacturers…
  2. SAP Industry 4.Now: SAP’s Strategy to Accelerate Industry 4.0/ IIoT Adoption and Achieve Outcomes

    Understand SAP’s Industry 4.0 strategy and its four priorities – intelligent products, factory, assets, and empowered people – for discrete and process industries. In this session, you will meet SAP’s Industry 4.Now Innovation Hubs that are tasked with helping customers implement and navigate their Industry 4.0 journey right now. This content is available to Premium…
  3. Google Industry 4.0

    Impact of Google Discontinuing Cloud IoT Core on Industry 4.0 Technology Ecosystem

    Reading time: 6 mins

    Google Cloud Platform (GCP) users using the Cloud IoT Core product offering reported receiving a communication that IoT Core has been added to the end-of-life list and will be discontinued in a year. This is a significant announcement, specifically for Industry 4.0 enthusiasts. In SAPinsider’s research Modernizing Logistics and Inventory Tracking, we discussed the role…
  4. SAP’s Strategy for Industry 4.0

    Reading time: 1 min

    Read about SAP Industry 4.0 strategy. Manufacturing companies are challenged to increase producing high quality individualized products in an environment of constantly changing and varying customer demand. Companies recognize Industry 4.0 as strategic priority to turn these challenges into opportunities so you can stay connected to customer and integrate partners.
  5. APO Industry Solutions: Extensions for the Process, Chemical, Mill, Aviation, and Engineering Industries

    Reading time: 15 mins

    /Project Management Advanced Planning and Optimization (APO) extensions for particular industries are designed to work with SAP ERP Central Component (SAP ECC) Industry Specific (IS) solutions. Learn about industry extensions for the process, chemical, mill and aerospace, and defense industries. Key Concept Advanced Planning and Optimization (APO) industry solutions are industry-specific extensions that are integrated…...…
  6. Integrating ABAP-Based Processes into Smart Factories

    Reading time: 14 mins

    The Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming modern factories, enabling new “smart factory” scenarios where machines and humans can collaborate in unprecedented ways. SAP lays the foundation for its customers to take the next step toward this new paradigm, known as Industry 4.0, with support for IoT built into SAP HANA Cloud Platform, and as…
  7. Maximize SAP’s Best Practices to Ease Prototyping and Implementation

    Reading time: 32 mins

    Get guidelines to install Best Practices for a new implementation that make optimal use of the tool. If you are already up and running, you will also learn how to add new business processes from Best Practices that will make adapting to country- or industry-specific requirements a breeze. Key Concept SAP’s Best Practices is a…...…
  8. APO Industry Solutions: Extensions for Auto and Retail

    Reading time: 12 mins

    SAP’s Advanced Planning and Optimization (APO) solution offers 10 extensions for six industries: Mill (Paper, Metal), Chemical/Process, Auto, Retail, Cable, and Defense. In this article, I discuss industry extensions for the retail and auto industries. Key Concept Advanced Planning and Optimization (APO) industry solutions are industry-specific extensions that are integrated with SAP’s core ERP Central…...…
  9. SAP NetWeaver BI Security for Complex Requirements

    Reading time: 45 mins

    In SAP NetWeaver BI 7.0, you can join multiple authorizations. However, the union is only possible at an aggregated level. Find out how to implement analysis authorizations for unions and see a custom solution that helps overcome this limitation. Key Concept An analysis authorization is a new security concept as of SAP NetWeaver BI 7.0…....…
  10. Set Yourself Apart with Cross-Industry Insight

    Reading time: 6 mins

    Competitive pressure, advancements in technology, or the pursuit of new business opportunities are compelling companies to move into adjacent industries. According to SAP, companies need to look beyond creating new processes within their organization that set them apart from other businesses. Instead, they need to find ways to take advantage of shared knowledge across industries…