Market Trends & Analysis

Examine the key market trends that are shaping CIOs and tech leaders’ investments and projects. View the latest research on SAP S/4HANA and cloud adoption. Discover how executives are building their teams and evolving their organizations to better support their businesses and gain maximum ROI from their solutions.  Understand where and how the deployment of emerging technology such as Artificial Intelligence, Predictive Analytics, and Advanced Automation varies across different geographies and industries. See how executives are creating culture and processes that stimulate innovation and readily adapt to change and disruption.


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  2. Randstad Looks to the Cloud to Improve Employee Experiences

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    As the pandemic disrupts the business world, employee experience remains a top priority for organizations. According to SAPinsider’s State of Human Experience in the Workplace Benchmark Report, creating modern employee experiences is taking on a new level of strategic and business urgency thanks to the shift to remote work. Earlier this year, to maintain its…
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    What is Critical to SAP S/4HANA Success?

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    By Robert Holland, VP and Research Director, SAPinsider Nearly half of those moving to SAP S/4HANA have indicated that they are planning on performing a system conversion, but is a new implementation a possibility they hadn’t considered? Any transition to SAP S/4HANA involves understanding how and where you are doing to deploy the solution. Choices…
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    How SAP Customers are Accelerating ROI and Innovation in the Cloud

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    Over the last few years, SAP customers are migrating more and more business processes and data to the cloud. This transition requires that companies navigate some critical decision points and add specific skills and experience to their arsenal. In this interview with Frank Powell, President, Managecore we discuss some of the reasons why SAP customers…
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    Building Best in Class Sales & Operations Planning Teams

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    By Kumar Singh, Research Director, SAPinsider It is All about Teams A highly collaborative process like Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) is all about the team. How you design your core S&OP or Integrated Business Planning (IBP) team may end up determining the magnitude of the effectiveness of your S&OP process. The approach suggested in…...…
  6. Evolve Your Manufacturing Execution System (MES) into a Digital Twin- in the Cloud

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    by Kumar Singh, Research Director, Automation & Analytics, SAPinsider   What exactly is a Manufacturing Execution System (MES)? You will find a plethora of definitions of Manufacturing execution systems. But to put it in the simplest possible way, MES systems are computerized systems that help with the following three aspects in a manufacturing environment: Tracking…
  7. Workflow Extensions With SAP Business Technology Platform — Your Highway to the Cloud

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    It is fascinating to witness the differences between how organizations handle workflows within their business processes and business process management operations. One organization may have a straightforward process with standard use cases and related business applications. Another organization may handle workflows very differently related to how they manage activities and the individuals contributing to the…
  8. Commit to a GREATER Customer Experience

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    For all the talk about the importance of a great customer experience (CX), many companies are struggling to provide it. Only 26% of respondents to a survey conducted by SAPinsider said they are currently investing in CX initiatives and could confidently say that their organization has a dedicated CX budget. This lack of commitment proves…
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    Build Effective Identity Management in Hybrid and Cloud Environments

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    As more employees work remotely, and organizations shift to hybrid and cloud software and technology environments, identity management has become a more important piece of the access and security landscape. Critical assets no longer sit behind traditional firewalls, with employees accessing important corporate data from outside a single place of work. Automation can help companies…
  10. How Executives Are Building the Technology Landscapes That Power Business Transformation

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    The July Technology Executive Forum virtual meeting explored how companies are building technology landscapes that support business transformation. The agenda included a summary of SAPinsider’s latest research, which tells us that companies are accelerating their plans to move to SAP S/4HANA and the cloud. Vitesco’s CIO Thomas Buck spoke during the opening keynote session about…