CIO - Executive Forum

Chief Information Officers (CIOs) at companies running SAP software have many key priorities they are juggling and multiple investment decisions to make. They often have competing projects, fluctuating budgets, and many options to choose from regarding their hardware and software landscapes. Content in this topic area helps CIOs and other key executive decision makers understand how to leverage SAP solutions – such as SAP ERP and SAP S/4HANA – as well as partner and SAP add-on offerings to optimize their IT landscapes, business processes, and resources. Content will cover a wide range of key topics from making investment decisions in SAP strategy and technology to identifying best-fit team and organizational structures to understanding market trends and analysis.

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  1. SAP

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    SAP stands for Systems, Applications, and Products in Data Processing (Anwendungen und Produkte in der Datenverarbeitung in German). SAP was founded in 1972 in Walldorf, Germany and now has offices around the world. SAP is the market leader in enterprise application software, helping companies of all sizes and in all industries run at their best: 77% of the world’s transaction revenue touches an SAP system. Our machine learning, Internet of Things (IoT), and advanced analytics technologies help turn customers’ businesses into intelligent enterprises.

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    SAPinsider Executive Forum: CIO Agenda 2022

    2021 has been a year of reemergence for many CIOs and Tech leaders as they reinvigorated their transformation initiatives and set their sights on furthering their investments in the cloud, SAP S/4HANA, automation, and AI. In this kickoff event of the year, the Technology Executive Forum will bring some of the leading CIOs in our community together to take…
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    Cloud Success Requires a Clear Vision

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    By Robert Holland, VP and Research Director, SAPinsider SAPinsider research has shown that 88% of our community are running at least some SAP workloads in the cloud, with more transitioning to that environment. But while there is a focus on the typical cloud goals of reduced operational costs, increased flexibility and scalability, and faster deployment…
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    Three Steps for Starting Your Cloud Journey

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    By Robert Holland, VP and Research Director, SAPinsider Companies operating with on-premise SAP solutions are seeking a transition to the cloud for greater agility and flexibility. However, the move comes with several considerations regarding cost, security, and native toolset capabilities. Navigating this landscape requires a trusted partner with a strategy appropriate for the business. A…
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    SAP S/4HANA To Support Supply Chain Modernization at CBS

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    A combination of changing customer and employee expectations, and an increased need for digital engagement and business agility in the healthcare industry have acted as a catalyst for an SAP S/4HANA business case at Canadian Blood Services (CBS). Shifting its interactions with hospitals and donors to an online experience and improving overall user experience for…
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    Cloud Powers Q3 Success for SAP

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    On October 21st, SAP made their official third quarter results announcement in which total revenue increased by 5% and cloud revenue increased by 20% allowing SAP to raise their guidance slightly for the full-year. This included adding 300 customers for RISE with SAP and a total of 500 SAP S/4HANA customers.
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    SAPinsider 2022 Conference

    Save the dates for the annual SAPinsider conference taking place March 15-17 at the Bellagio Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. Join an immersive experience designed to provide you with best practices and expert recommendations for maximizing on your SAP investments and preparing for new opportunities. The conference will bring the entire SAP ecosystem together to…
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    How does Edge Computing Unlock New Opportunities for Your Organization?

    Advances in technology, through automated, cloud-based solutions, have liberated tax, IT, and finance professionals from a multitude of software related, administrative tasks. Tasks like monitoring, coding, testing, and re-deploying changes to software, any time an update is made, taking valuable time away from needed resources. While cloud-based solutions host a variety of advantages, there are…
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    SAP Enterprise Adoption Is Growing

    With the advent of SAP S/4HANA and the cloud, enterprise adoption has changed and accelerated. SAP customers need more from their software strategies and investments in order to digitally transform, but they are faced with multiple challenges, including a need to balance business needs, remain compliant with global and local regulations, and enable and empower their workforce in an ever-changing environment continually subject to disruption.  SAPinsider’s Chief Research…
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    Executives Embrace SAP S/4HANA For Cultural Innovation

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    The combination of emerging technologies and disruption is pressuring organizations to rethink their organizational structures. Unless organizations evolve to the shifting sands of technology innovation and global workforce business trends, such as increased virtual collaboration, they will miss out on growth opportunities. Executives agree that digital transformation is necessary to stay competitive in the new…