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.


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  2. 8 Simple Steps for Creating a Successful Dashboard (Part 1): An Overview

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    Increasingly, business users are requesting that dashboard designers provide compelling data visualizations that outline the overall situation of a company, while at the same time demanding that this be done more quickly. This leaves less time to gather the requirements, come up with the correct data, and develop a great design. Learn how to streamline…...…
  3. An Overview of Simplified Modeling with SAP BW on SAP HANA (Part 1)

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    Learn how the move to SAP BW running on SAP HANA makes SAP BW both faster to use and simpler to deploy. Key Concept InfoProviders are the objects against which BEx Queries are written. BEx Queries, in turn, feed data to reporting tools. In the beginning, InfoCubes were the lone InfoProviders, but over time, more…...…
  4. Executive Overview Expanding the Scope of the Digital Core

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    The launch of SAP S/4HANA marked SAP’s most significant release to date, and the technology is only improving. SAP S/4HANA now covers 10 lines of business, making it an essential part of the digital core that powers modern enterprises. In this exclusive interview, Dr. Markus Schwarz, Senior Vice President and General Manager of SAP S/4HANA…
  5. An Overview of SAP S/4HANA Finance with a Focus on Asset Accounting

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    Learn how your organization can leverage the functionality of the new Asset Accounting (FI-AA) module in SAP S/4HANA Finance. Key Concept SAP S/4HANA Finance (formerly SAP Simple Finance) comes with a lot of features, such as the universal journal, streamlined design, and real-time analytics. The new Asset Accounting (FI-AA) module is one example of a…...…
  6. An Overview of Pods in SuccessFactors Performance Management

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    Learn all about the pod feature of the SuccessFactors Performance Management module. Get details about what each does, how to enable them, permissions around them, and troubleshooting tips. Key Concept Pods in SuccessFactors Performance Management are small, square-shaped portlets that offer useful performance information to help managers navigate the performance appraisal process more efficiently and…...…
  7. SAP and SuccessFactors – An Overview

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    In this exclusive in-depth report, learn about SuccessFactors and what the acquisition means for SAP ERP HCM and your business. Get a detailed, comprehensive overview of SuccessFactors, SAP’s strategy, the future of SAP ERP HCM, and how the acquisition of SuccessFactors affects your business. It aims to dispel any myths or confusion around SuccessFactors and…...…
  8. An Overview of Business-Driven IT Management and Solution Manager

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    Manager/Project ManagementDiscover business-driven IT management (BDIM), a way of demonstrating the relationship between IT actions and business value. Learn about how it differs from Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) and how you can use it in conjunction with Solution Manager to build better relationships between business and IT and get more out of your Solution…...…
  9. A Beginner’s Overview of CRM Analytics

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    In this overview of CRM Analytics, learn the basics of what you need to know to select the best analytic options, see the different ways you can create interactive reports and real-time dashboards, and examine the architectural and data flow guidelines used to implement analytics. Key Concept CRM Analytics offers analysis that is focused on…...…
  10. Manage Key Project Strategy Documents with SAP Solution Manager Roadmaps

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    ManagerStrategic documents and methodologies set the direction and the processes for SAP projects. SAP Solution Manager Roadmaps provide the tools and content repositories you use to tailor a selected methodology and to set the direction for your project. Learn how to use these tools to ensure successful projects and to generate valuable assets for future…...…