Actionable insights into cash flow dynamics with Phocas’ 3-way forecasting

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    Actionable insights into cash flow dynamics with Phocas’ 3-way forecasting

    Reading time: 2 mins

    For SAP users, maintaining financial health supports growth investments, secures strong credit ratings through timely debt repayments, and offers flexibility to adapt to market shifts, economic downturns, or unforeseen challenges. In the distribution sector, cash flow management is crucial due to the dynamic nature of inventory, accounts receivable, and payable cycles. This requires optimal inventory…

  2. Data Mining with the Analysis Process Designer in SAP BW 3.5

    Reading time: 9 mins

    The Analysis Process Designer (APD) workbench, introduced in BW 3.1 Content (BW 3.0B SP6), allows users to combine numerous transformations into a single data flow. It offers a less technical approach to enhancing subject-oriented, non-volatile data that has already been integrated, cleansed, and transformed in the data warehouse. The author examines current APD features and…...…

  3. Process Mining in the Cloud

    Process mining solutions have emerged as powerful tools for supporting process optimization across increasingly global and complex landscapes. This article introduces SAP Process Mining by Celonis, cloud edition, a process mining solution that can be up, running, and productive in hours instead of the weeks usually required for an on-premise deployment. It first provides an…

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

    Reading time: 15 mins

    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…...…

  5. SAP EPM Big Data Use Cases

    This article explores the concept of using Enterprise Performance Management—EPM—to drive big data use cases, primarily focused on integrated strategic, financial, and operational reporting, and analytic capabilities. These big data use cases demonstrate both the business and technical value necessary to justify investments in big data platforms such as SAP HANA. Key Concept Enterprise Performance…...…

  6. An Insider’s Look at SAP S/4HANA Migration Drivers

    The intelligent enterprise is a conceptual framework for how businesses can leverage emerging technologies such as cloud, big data, and internet of things to develop a sophisticated and comprehensive view into customer and workforce behavior, business processes, technology infrastructure, and much more.  SAP S/4HANA (S/4HANA) provides businesses with a suite of applications that run on…...…

  7. Planning for Shelf Life in the Consumer Packaged Goods Industry Using SAP APO

    Learn key design challenges in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry for shelf life planning using SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization (SAP APO). Key Concept Shelf life restrictions directly influence inventory levels, obsolescence costs, and stock-out costs, so there could be a competitive advantage for companies in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industries that provide…...…

  8. Process Excellence for the Digital Age

    Business processes are at the core of any organization’s performance, and their efficiency is vital. Unfortunately, ensuring business process efficiency is easier said than done. Manual interventions, bottlenecks, and other issues can affect business process performance in harmful ways that are often difficult to detect. In this article, discover how the analytical discipline of process…

  9. How SAP Data Management Today Impacts Your Business Tomorrow

    As an IT leader or professional, it is very likely SAP data management is a priority for your department—mandated or otherwise. Proper data management promises business acceleration, more accurate forecasting with analytics, and greater innovation.

  10. Implement Minimum Production Lot Sizes within CTM Planning While Maximizing Capacity Usage and Demand Fulfillment

    The Capable-to-Match (CTM) engine in SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization executes planning per individual demand. When using minimum lot sizes, CTM applies the minimum lot size consideration individually to each demand within a time bucket. This can lead to underutilized capacity in the factory and unfulfilled customer demands. Learn about an approach you can use…...…