Data-Driven ESG Product Carbon Footprint Changes Value Chains, People & Vision

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  1. Value Chain Analysis and SAP’s Intelligent Enterprises: Your Competitive Advantage

    Organizations are constantly on the lookout for the best ways to gain and maintain a competitive advantage over other businesses in their sector. To help organizations understand their competitive advantage, Harvard Business School professor Michael Porter developed a powerful framework called value chain analysis to help organizations to identify and focus on activities that result…

  2. Improve Background Process Design with Process Chain Scheduling

    The true value of any new algorithm or process implementation can be derived only when the batch process in which these functionalities are executed has been optimally designed. Learn the fundamentals of process chain scheduling and then walk through eight scenarios in which you can implement such scheduling using sample utilities to improve your process...…

  3. The Role of Finance in an End-to-End Procurement Value Chain

    The advantages of automating your procure-to-pay (P2P) network are easy to imagine, particularly when it comes to efficiency. The potential benefits go far beyond efficiency gains, however. If done correctly, an automated P2P network can provide new opportunities for spend visibility, supplier management, and collaboration. Learn why finance is taking a central role in the…

  4. 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...…

  5. How to Control Process Chains Using Decision Variants

    Reading time: 12 mins

    Follow these step-by-step instructions for an alternative mechanism to stop process chains from running without having to remove them from meta chains or from the schedule. This solution helps avoid human error and data discrepancies in BI reports. Key Concept A meta chain links several process chains together and allows you to use every process...…

  6. Manage Supply Chain Risks with SAP Supply Chain Performance Management 2.0

    SAP Supply Chain Performance Management 2.0 offers extended performance and risk indicators in a number of key areas, including the Supply Chain Council’s Supply Chain Operations Reference (SCOR) model. Learn how to effectively map these key risk indicators to an enterprise risk management program using SAP Supply Chain Performance Management 2.0 and SAP Risk Management...…

  7. 12 Tips to Automate BW Using Process Chains

    Reading time: 15 mins

    Process chains are the new generation (as of BW 3.0) of job scheduling and monitoring tools for tasks such as data loads, Reporting Agent jobs, or index rebuilds. The author recently automated a large BW system using process chains, and these 12 tips will get you started on your own automation project.   Those of...…

  8. The Pricing Value Chain

    One of the biggest challenges our customers face when it comes to enhancing their pricing capabilities is finding the right solution for their needs. The pricing tech landscape is complicated and confusing, which isn’t just a source of frustration it can lead to inaction or investment in the wrong areas, which no business can afford. …

  9. Enhance Process Chain Efficiency by Using Dynamic Delay Capability

    Use dynamic delays in process chains to optimize system efficiency by reducing system resources or by ensuring that gaps do not exist between sequential processes. Key Concept A process chain is a mechanism that controls extraction, transformation, and loading (ETL) activities execution at a scheduled time in a defined sequence. The process chain supports a...…

  10. Achieving Resilient Supply Chain Networks with Accenture

    There are countless opportunities to apply generative AI across end-to-end supply chain networks. Performance gains are waiting to be tapped in everything from sourcing and planning, through manufacturing and fulfilment, to aftersales and service. There’s also significant cross-functional value to be gained in areas like sustainability, customer-centricity, supply chain resilience and supply chain data analysis.…