The New Normal for Leaders

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  1. Moving IT from a Cost Center to a Profit Center

    ManagementWhen the global recession hit full speed in 2008, home construction was near an all-time low in the US. IT staffs at many companies in the hard-hit building materials industry were being slashed as IT projects were put on hold. Learn how one building supply company managed not only to keep its existing IT staff…...…

  2. SAP S/4HANA in Private Cloud Helps Build up Organization

    Since COVID-19 struck the United States, the building products industry has undergone unprecedented growth. However, the industry has also experienced significant impacts associated with a lack of resources to meet demand. SAPinsider sat down with Marty Menard, CIO for Pacific Coast Companies Inc. (PCCI), one of four major subsidiaries generating revenue for Pacific Coast Building…

  3. AI is the Future on Day One of SAPinsider 2024

    SAPinsider 2024 kicked off today with an emphasis on artificial intelligence (AI). The focus of both keynotes on day 1 was the roles that AI is playing in organizations today. Futurist Jonathan Brill opened the morning by talking about AI beyond the hype, and how people and organizations can unleash their business and personal potential…

  4. HR: Case study: Pacific Coast Building Products’ journey to the cloud using SAP SuccessFactors Rapid Deployment solutions

    Gain insights from Pacific Coast Building Products’ journey to transition to the cloud with SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central and talent management solutions using SAP SuccessFactors Rapid Deployment solutions. HR2017_Musillani_Casestudypacificcoast Robyn Musillani If you have comments about this article or publication, or would like to submit an article idea, please contact the editor…. This content is...…

  5. Executives Focused on IT Stability and Optimization

    What is the leading driver for transformation for CIO’s? Based on the results of “The CIO’s Transformation Report Card” research report, Riz Ahmed, Chief Research Officer for SAPinsider, says, “The number one driver for transformation was the business need for flexibility and faster innovation. The same dated, highly customized system no longer meets the needs…

  6. Asia-Pacific Leads Cloud Adoption for Data Management and Warehousing

    SAPInsider's research of 213 members show that Asia-Pacific leads in appetite to host data on the cloud, and deploying broad enterprise strategy across SAP and non-SAP data. This content is for Basic Access, SAPinsider Monthly Subscription, SAPinsider Annual Subscription, and SAPinsider Premium Annual Subscription members only.Log In Join Now

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    The New Normal for Leaders

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    Remote work felt right during COVID due to safety concerns, uncertainty, and unknown risks. However, people felt less invested in their organizations. For Pacific Coast Companies, a handshake, sharing lunches, celebrating birthdays, working together, and building relationships matter. But how do we reinstate that without making people feel like they are being punished? Can we…

  8. Getting Ready for AI with a Strong Data Management Foundation

    Garbage in, garbage out. We’ve all heard the adage applied to business process design, enterprise systems implementation, and really any scenario that has raw material as an input and a finished good as an output. The quality of the result depends on the quality of the inputs. This has been true for decades when applied…

  9. A CIO’s Perspective: The 3 Business Challenges That Are Shaping our IT Strategy in 2022

    Our first priority as CIO’s is on reliability, stability, and consistency of our environments. If our application and infrastructure ‘just works’ then we can get on to other more important results for our companies. Conversely if our environments are not stable we exert too many resources getting back to reliable or stable and consistent. This…...…

  10. SAP and VISA Announce B2B Payment Collaboration for Asia-Pacific Region

    Recently, SAP made a major announcement regarding a new partnership with global payments leader Visa. The two organizations worked together to embed payments into the SAP ecosystem through SAP Business Technology Platform (SAP BTP) for customers in the Asia Pacific region. This marks the collaboration between Visa and SAP in exploring embedded finance in the…