Governance, Risk & Compliance

Increased regulation, and significant technology and business transformation holds ramification for GRC teams and strategy. Content in this category targets risk, audit, and compliance leaders and their teams. We will explore best practices from process perspective, but also delve into how organizations are using both SAP and third-party solutions to manage risk, user access, security, data protection and privacy and support their overall controls environment. Explore best practices, and case studies that will help your organization improve their current compliance initiative, apply leading edge technology, and get greater visibility into the key risks and vulnerabilities that impact your organization.


  1. GRC for SAP S/4HANA and Cloud Applications Research Report

    Reading time: 1 mins

  2. Managing the Identity Life Cycle in Hybrid SAP Environments

    Managing the Identity Life Cycle in Hybrid SAP Environments

    Reading time: 13 mins

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    Brighthouse Financial Accelerates User Provisioning Cycles

    Reading time: 4 mins


  1. Wolters Kluwer | CCH Tagetik

    Reading time: 4 mins

    Before integrating Saviynt’s Identity Governance and Administration (IGA) solution and SAP Access Control, Brighthouse Financial ran an entirely manual user provisioning process using an access request feature in SharePoint. This case study explains how the Fortune 500 company improved their user provisioning processes for SAP products with SAP Access Control and then implemented Saviynt’s IGA…
  2. Revenue Recognition Configuration in SD Is a Key to Compliance

    Reading time: 11 mins

    To comply with the latest bookkeeping principles and current regulations, such as US-Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, companies are required to post revenue according to a time period. This means that the revenues must be realized in the posting period in which the service was carried out or goods were actually delivered…....…
  3. How PCI Security Compliance Requirements Affect Your SAP System

    Reading time: 11 mins

    Card issuers are requiring merchants, banks, service providers, and card processors to take stringent measures to protect stored data. Establishing user security roles and minimizing end-user access to non-encrypted card data within your SAP system is essential for compliance. Key Concept The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) represents a common set of…...…
  4. The Data Upload Feature in SAP NetWeaver 2004s Enhances Sarbanes-Oxley Consolidations Compliance

    Reading time: 12 mins

    SAP NetWeaver 2004s includes automatic data uploading functionality that enables compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley requirements. Key Concept The data basis defines the data model for a Business Consolidation system. The data basis is created in the Consolidation Workbench and is a combination of characteristics and key figures. The relationship between the characteristics and key figures, and…...…
  5. Comply with the New EEO Regulations for the 2007 Filing

    Reading time: 23 mins

    A new US Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) law change that became official in December 2005 requires you to add two different SAP classifications for race and job. To prepare to implement these changes in 2007, you need to map from the old job codes to the new and use a collection method to re-collect the…...…
  6. Use Trust Relationships for Quicker and More Secure RFCs

    Reading time: 10 mins

    Learn the four basic steps involved in setting up a trust relationship between mySAP CRM and R/3, or mySAP ERP Central Component (ECC) 5.0. Also find out how to set up user authorization profiles to enable access to both systems. Key Concept When you set up a trust relationship between two systems, you only need…...…
  7. Enhance Your Report Painter/Report Writer Capabilities with Transaction GRCT

    Reading time: 12 mins

    Instead of using ABAP code to write a report in FI and CO, many users build a Report Painter/ Report Writer library using transaction MC27. However, this workaround has some drawbacks. Little known transaction GRCT solves these problems in most cases, and eliminates the need to use transaction MC27. Key Concept Super users and end…...…
  8. Manage Credit Card Expenses with mySAP ERP Travel Management

    Reading time: 15 mins

    SAPexperts HR/FinancialsmySAP ERP Travel Management supports expense reporting and management of all types of corporate credit cards and business travel activity. Learn what the options are, what other companies are doing, and how you can leverage your systems to save money, streamline processes, and prevent fraud. Key Concept SAP Travel Expense enables the importing of…...…
  9. Reduce Project Risk by Integrating Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) Tools and Techniques with ASAP

    Reading time: 2 mins

    Using an implementation methodology that divides a project into phases with clearly defined deliverables is a critical first step toward warding off problems that put a project at risk of failure, and AcceleratedSAP (ASAP) is the most popular and proven implementation methodology in the SAP world. However, like most implementation methodologies, ASAP does not provide…...…
  10. SAP BW 3.5: Take Alerts to a New Level with Central Alert Framework

    Reading time: 16 mins

    SAP NetWeaver’s Central Alert Framework (CAF) extends BW 3.5’s Reporting Agent in a number of ways, including the addition of a subscribe/unsubscribe feature and the ability to escalate alerts. Using CAF makes your alerts more effective, and configuration is simple. Key Concept New SAP Alerts represent an additional feature-rich way to deliver and process alerts…...…