Women in Tech - Looking Beyond Bias and Barriers

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    Women in Tech – Looking Beyond Bias and Barriers

    Reading time: 6 mins

    Gender equality in the workplace remains a work in progress. While the tech industry has been a key driver of change, women remain underrepresented in the industry. Global statistics reveal that men continue to occupy the C-suite at a disproportionate rate in tech, and despite improvements at the Board level, the tech industry still lacks…
  2. Women in Leadership Keynote: Perspectives on What Matters in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

    Reading time: 8 mins

    As organizations strive to define and execute on DEI objectives, we are discovering disparities between existing initiatives, their value, and their impact on employees. In a panel discussion among women leaders in technology and supply chain at SAPinsider 2023, lessons learned from existing initiatives, as well as misses of these initiatives, were discussed. A core…
  3. Q&A: Managing Change: Best Practices and Advice to Be Sure the Change You Get Is the Change You Want

    Reading time: 17 mins

    ManagementDuring implementation projects, change management can be forgotten amid more tangible technology-related project areas. If your employees aren’t adequately prepared for change and assisted with the transition into new processes or work functions, however, the project’s return on investment (ROI) and overall success may suffer. We talked to SAP’s Kerry Brown about the importance of…...…
  4. Women in SAP Tech Spotlight: Sharon Kaiser, CIO, Director of IT, New England Biolabs

    Reading time: 10 mins

    In this Q&A, Sharon Kaiser, CIO, Director of IT, New England Biolabs, opens up to the SAPinsider Community, sharing her experiences that led to her current role, answering questions on diversity, and offering advice for women to succeed as tech leaders. Topics include: What she loves most about her career, whether the opportunities of women…
  5. GRC Leadership Matters in Technology Adoption

    Reading time: 2 mins

    GRC budgets are recovering, but technology adoption that could enable process improvement is largely dependent on GRC leadership titles.
  6. Retain Your Top Talent Using Calibration in SAP Performance Management

    Reading time: 16 mins

    Learn how to set up calibration in SAP Performance Management to rank your employees according to their performance. Key Concept HR generalists use calibration in SAP Performance Management to rank employees from a top performer to a bottom performer. In many organizations, the calibration tool is made available to a few HR generalists. It requires…...…
  7. Q&A: The Fundamentals of ERP Success

    Reading time: 7 mins

    ManagementAlbert H. Segars is the faculty director of the Center for Sustainable Enterprise, an RBC Bank Distinguished Professor, and the Chair of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at the Kenan-Flagler Business School at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. For the past six years, he’s studied dozens of ERP implementations as an academic and consultant…....…
  8. Managing the People Side of an SAP Project: Live Q&A with Doug Whittle

    Reading time: 40 mins

    For many project managers, managing the technical and project-based components of an SAP initiative is the easiest part of their jobs. With so many diverse personalities involved in a project, it’s no wonder that managing the human side of an SAP project often presents the greatest challenge to project managers. In a live Q&A, Managing…...…
  9. Four Steps to Create an Effective COE

    Reading time: 9 mins

    To get the most value for their investment, many companies create a center of excellence (COE) to oversee SAP projects and ensure their lasting success. David Jantzen and Dan Haynes of Deloitte discuss how to build a COE that can support your SAP project long after go-live. An SAP center of excellence (COE) is an…...…
  10. The Never-Ending Opportunities with SAP Projects

    Reading time: 6 mins

    Every SAP project brings with it tremendous opportunities as well as challenges, not only for your organization at large, but especially for you as a member of the SAP project team. As I look back at my 40+ years of experience, both as a leader within a large global corporation as well as President and…