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.


  1. Deloitte Corporate logo image


    Reading time: 4 mins

    How can you navigate relentless disruption and the uncertainties that tomorrow will bring? By becoming a more kinetic enterprise, an intelligent enterprise that is built to evolve—adapting fast and moving with impact no matter what the future throws at you. Deloitte understands what it takes—and how you can deliver results with SAP solutions enabled by the cloud. Each day across the globe, our team of more than 23,000 professionals works with industry leaders to reimagine everything, realize the kinetic enterprise, and unleash cloud-enabled innovation to make an impact that matters.  Contact us to get the conversation started.

  2. The Traditional Org Chart Has Evolved

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    By AJ Whalen, Vice President and Publisher For many years, the org chart has been used by HR leaders to present a graphical representation of an organization’s structure that illustrated reporting relationships, headcount distribution, and chains of command across the company. As HR technology has evolved, traditional org chart creation processes have begun to be…
  3. analytics

    Helping “Data-Rich, Insight-Blind” Organizations Make Sense of Their Complex SAP Systems

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    Bas Kamphuis, General Manager of Magnitude Software shares how he is leading the Magnitude Productivity business, capitalizing on the digital revolution by defining and executing the company’s global strategy in the SAP ecosystem, driving product definition and the product roadmap, and growing revenue and market share via a customer-oriented culture and strategic partnerships. In this…
  4. Executive View

    Executive View: Inside GEA Group’s Transformation Strategy using SAP S/4HANA and the Cloud

    Together with SAP, GEA has launched the biggest program in the history of the global technology supplier for food processing: The next stage of digitalization.   Watch this interactive discussion with Christian Niederhagemann, CIO of GEA Group and Thomas Saueressig, Member of the Executive Board of SAP SE. Hear how the food giant worked with SAP to move…
  5. Capgemini

    Since 1993, Capgemini has been a leading SAP Global Integration Partner.  Collaborating closely with SAP, Capgemini is developing new products and co-innovating on industry-specific initiatives. Capgemini has the largest SAP S/4HANA® certified group of consultants in the world.  Our more than 20,000 SAP specialists work with world-renowned clients to develop solutions tailored to meet their industry challenges and unique needs, enabling them to become the renewable enterprise, a company able to constantly grow and adapt, ‘renew’ themselves, unlock business value and outpace competition.

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    Why Today’s Economy Demands a New Mindset

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    As companies are starting to look at how to connect operational data (O-data) with experience data (X-data), they are realizing that, in today’s economy, it is more important than ever. And they are also realizing that creating value through improved experiences for both customers and employees takes more than just technology. It requires a fundamental…
  7. Accelerate Your Financial Close to Support Strategic Decision Making

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    Establishing an efficient financial close is a challenge for many businesses due to the number of people and complexity of tasks involved, and yet it is key to a best-run finance organization. By understanding how financial transformation—including the use of automation to increase operational efficiency—can support finance teams in the close process and add more…
  8. The Business Case for SAP S/4HANA Research Report

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      Building the business case for SAP S/4HANA is one of the biggest obstacles that organizations face as they approach their transition to SAP S/4HANA. Even though the content of a business case can vary widely depending on the requirements of a given organization, those working on the project need to understand how business processes…
  9. Integrating Process Automation and SAP S/4HANA Research Report

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      Efficient business processes are the lifeblood of any organization. The opportunity to leverage intelligent technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, and various forms of robotic process automation are abundant today, but organizations need to carefully select the right technologies and solutions that are the right fit for their business culture, skillsets, and existing…
  10. Using Artificial Intelligence with SAP for Dynamic Financial Environments

    Reading time: 17 mins

    Traditional programming approaches—such as using ABAP development to create customized applications within SAP—are often too slow to respond to today's fast-changing environments. With the rise of artificial intelligence (AI), data scientists are able to create more sophisticated, customized calculations in SAP to better support marketing and operations. In this article, the author explains how to…