SAP Strategy & Technology Investment

SAP is a cornerstone investment for many CIOs and technology leaders to provide greater visibility and insights to the business. Understand the macroeconomic and business pressures that are shaping these executive leaders’ strategies. Discover where they are investing when it comes to IT projects such as implementations of SAP S/4HANA, cloud solutions, and other key integration or intelligent technologies. Learn how CIOs support the business and strategy of their organizations and how they approach leadership and change.


  1. Panaya

    Reading time: 6 mins

    Panaya’s Change Intelligence platform enables organizations to understand the impact of every potential change to their SAP, so they innovate quickly, safely, and without fear. With Change Intelligence, companies gain deep, granular insight into each upgrade, update or added feature down to the code-level. They understand exactly what, where, and how to test so they deploy more efficiently. And they get precise, change-by-change directions, allowing them to continuously innovate at the pace of today’s business. With offices in the US, France, Germany, Japan, and Israel, Panaya is helping over 3000 leading enterprises worldwide change with confidence.

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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…
  3. How does Edge Computing Unlock New Opportunities for Your Organization?

    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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    Bentley Systems Explores SAP S/4HANA

    Reading time: 8 mins

    Bentley Systems serves architectural engineers worldwide with its innovative software products. The company’s mission is to advance the world’s infrastructure. The company runs a highly evolved, intertwined infrastructure. Essential, says Barry Carney, Senior Director of Global Business Services, is keeping pace with innovations as they happen. To balance its complex SAP landscape with its ambition…
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    Private Cloud Supports Global Expansion at GraceKennedy Ltd.

    Reading time: 8 mins

    GraceKennedy Limited is an almost century-old food distribution and financial services company based in Jamaica. Historically, GraceKennedy has focused on the processing and distribution of Jamaican and other multi-cultural food products in Jamaica and overseas markets. GraceKennedy operates six manufacturing facilities in Jamaica and its foods businesses also provide food distribution services to over 40…
  6. The roadmap to Cybersecurity

    Are you eager to deepen your knowledge about SAP Security, SAP Data Protection products and services? Securing an SAP S/4HANA business application environment involves more than perimeter security and roles & authorizations. The loss of sensitive data can result in severe penalties, damage reputation and endanger a company's entire business within minutes. In this session…
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    Taking AI from Buzzword to Reality

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    For many companies, determining where and how to apply artificial intelligence (AI) technology for business gain can be an elusive objective as leaders grapple with understanding its complexity. Viakem, an 81-year-old specialty chemicals manufacturer based in Mexico, recently completed a successful AI initiative to support its HR function. As part of the initiative Viakem’s CIO…
  8. How Executives Are Building the Technology Landscapes That Power Business Transformation

    Reading time: 10 mins

    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…
  9. Why Your Automation Strategy Needs Both Culture and Technology

    Automation is on the forefront of both IT and business agendas in 2021. For leaders who are trying to build strategies and weigh their investments in automation must learn how to view their investments in automation through a long-term lens to get the most out of their projects. SAPinsider sat down with Avantra CTO Benrd…...…
  10. Why Did We Do This?

    Reading time: 8 mins

    The move to SAP S/4HANA is likely the biggest technology and business investment related to SAP that your company has or will complete over the next several years. Many organizations are struggling with building the business case and understanding the full impact of this significant transition. While the traditional approach to upgrades has been technology…