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. Deloitte Corporate logo image

    Deloitte

    Reading time: 9 mins

    Agriculture commodities follow a complex supply chain and are influenced by global demand and inventory levels along with local weather, harvest conditions, and freight availability. The commodities are traded, hedged, stored, and speculated in most of the world. The commodity therefore transacts through multiple entities before it is ultimately consumed by processing units for end-customer…
  2. Agriculture Commodity Scheduling

    Reading time: 9 mins

    Agriculture commodities follow a complex supply chain and are influenced by global demand and inventory levels along with local weather, harvest conditions, and freight availability. The commodities are traded, hedged, stored, and speculated in most of the world. The commodity therefore transacts through multiple entities before it is ultimately consumed by processing units for end-customer…
  3. Tracking Outcomes: Assessing the True Value of Human Capital Management Technology

    Reading time: 5 mins

    The decision to purchase and implement new human capital management (HCM) technology can take a significant amount of time and require buy-in from the highest levels of your organization. Justifying these projects requires the ability to carefully measure results and to ensure that the results align with the strategic goals of human resources (HR). Identifying…
  4. Strategic Supply Chain Management, Part II of II

    Reading time: 11 mins

    In Part I of this two-part series, Understanding what to measure for effective KPI development, key performance indicators (KPI) were defined, the article reviewed how to develop effective KPIs for your business, and several examples of KPIs that have proven effective for the different domains in the value chain, regardless of the industry, were provided.…
  5. SAP Announces Board Level Organizational Changes

    Reading time: 5 mins

    The message for SAP in 2020 has been very much one of customer focus. At their FKOM event in January, the message was “Forward Together” and the keynotes in all regions focused on customer stories and driving customer success. A week later, during the FY2019 earnings call, CFO Luka Mucic stated that, “Everyone needs to…
  6. 5 Reasons to Contribute to SAPinsideronline.com

    Reading time: 3 mins

    We’re currently accepting editorial submissions to help take SAPinsider’s flagship content to the next level. If you’ve already seen enough and would like to contribute, fill out our form. Here are 5 reasons why you should submit a pitch for consideration. Reason #1 Receive recognition for a unique perspective you have on an SAP concept…
  7. What to Expect From Our SAPinsider 2020 Event: Insights From Rizal Ahmed, President and Head of Research, SAP S/4HANA and Cloud at SAPinsider

    Reading time: 2 mins

    On March 17-19 in Vegas this year at SAPinsider’s 2020 conference the word that will be buzzing around every room in the Bellagio is SAP S/4HANA, and for good reason. From our research we know that moving to SAP’s latest upgrade is the most consuming, important decision and project that SAP customers are facing, and…
  8. An Experienced SAP Supply Chain Management Lead Shares Views on Implementations and Steps Toward Digital Transformation

    Reading time: 5 mins

    In this Q&A, Muhammad Riaz Hussain Shan, SAP Lead for supply chain, quality management, and plant maintenance at Sitara Chemical Industries Ltd, shares with SAPinsider some key emerging trends in 2019. He offers insights from lessons and tips from his SAP implementations as well as his views on digital transformation of supply chain processes and…
  9. It’s Time for Finance to Captain the Boat

    Reading time: 15 mins

    Financial planning and analysis (FP&A) is a top financial concern for SAP customers, according to a recent SAPinsider benchmark report, “SAP S/4HANA Finance: State of the Market,” where more than 400 individuals across all lines of business from nearly 150 companies were surveyed regarding their strategy for SAP S/4HANA Finance. However, many organizations are still…
  10. SAP and the Circular Economy

    Reading time: 18 mins

    Most organizations today are somewhere along the journey toward becoming a digital business, with meeting high expectations for the customer experience a central driver. One of the keys to creating an exceptional experience is the ability to access data in back-end systems in real time, which means that robust integration is critical. This article introduces…