IT Operations & Administration

While line of business teams focus on application functionality and how that will impact day to day business operations, just as critical for operational success is IT operations and administration. This can involve monitoring SAP systems for error logs, tuning operating systems and hardware to ensure optimal performance, or applying patches and updates. This has become further complicated by the advent of different cloud-based systems and deployments which can require everything from minimal intervention to an identical amount of effort to an on-premise system. Content in this topic area will focus on the tools that IT teams need to successfully manage and maintain systems, tips on using those tools, the path for SAP Solution Manager as systems move into the cloud, and how operational resources can be prepared for the different levels of support required for each system. 

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  1. Siemens

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    Siemens is especially well-positioned today in digitalization thanks to several forward-looking acquisitions in the 2000s. The most important of these was UGS Corp., an American specialist in digital product data management, computer-assisted design and production process simulation, offering end-to-end systems and solutions all along the value chain. UGS was an excellent complement to Siemens’ existing…
  2. Video Q&A : Wolfgang Epting shares strategic insights on Data Management best practices

    by Kumar Singh, Research Director, Data & Analytics, Supply Chain Management, SAPinsider   The fact that data, if leveraged strategically, can create game changing capabilities for organizations, can not be disputed. However, a key crucial step that is often the most challenging and in my opinion, most critical, is data mangement – the process of…
  3. Qlik

    Qlik’s vision is a data-literate world, where everyone can use data and analytics to improve decision-making and solve their most challenging problems. Qlik provides an end-to-end, real-time data integration and analytics cloud platform to close the gaps between data, insights and action. By transforming data into Active Intelligence, businesses can drive better decisions, improve revenue and profitability, and optimize customer relationships. Qlik does business in more than 100 countries and serves over 50,000 customers around the world.

  4. Leveraging Machine Learning (ML) in Spend Analysis solutions

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    by Kumar Singh, Research Director, Automation & Analytics, SAPinsider   Machine Learning (ML) based algorithms are slowly percolating into a wide variety of supply chain solutions and spend analysis solutions are no exception. In this article, I share few ways Machine Learning (ML) algorithms are already being used or can be used in spend analysis…
  5. An Advanced Guide to Administering, Monitoring, and Performance Optimization of an SAP HANA System

    Take a deep dive into advanced SAP HANA administration and master techniques and tools for effective analysis of issues, monitoring the workload, and overall management of SAP HANA systems, including multi-tenant databases. Attend this session to: - Learn how to leverage the SAP HANA cockpit and studio for security, user management, high-availability administration, system maintenance,…
  6. The SAP Journey to the Cloud: Overcoming Common Migration and Operational Challenges

    SAP customers today are faced with a series of challenges while undergoing a transformation to the cloud. The SAP experts at Atos have an acute understanding of what those stumbling blocks are, having accumulated unique and specific expertise from digitalizing their customer SAP workloads to the public cloud. Attend this session to learn how Atos…
  7. Expert Q&A | What You Need to Know About HANA Administration

    The HANA Database and application environment has its own nuances when it comes to management and optimization. Join SAP HANA Expert Kurt Hollis, a manager at Deloitte, as he answers key questions on what toolsets and features you need to know to manage SAP HANA correctly. Tap into his vast knowledge with managing SAP HANA…
  8. Your SAP Cloud’s Full Potential Is Waiting to Be Unleashed

    Many organizations have a cloud-first strategy for critical applications such as SAP. Those in the cloud environment need trusted providers of enterprise-grade shared file systems, simplified operations, and data protection. But how can they take advantage of the benefits of cloud while retaining some on-premise processes? This session will cover deployment options and use cases…
  9. Q&A: How Protiviti’s Identropy Acquisition Meets Growing Identity and Access Management Demands

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    by Annie Kennedy, SAPinsider In the past year, a global shift to remote working and transformations to digital environments have amplified business’ need for more efficient and secure access governance. SAPinsider spoke with management and technology consulting firm Protiviti about how their recent acquisition of Identropy, which specializes in identity and access management (IAM), can…
  10. Plan, Optimize, and Execute with Advanced Supply Chain Tools Inside SAP ECC and SAP S/4HANA

    The number one supply chain challenge for manufacturing and trade companies is connecting planning with operational execution. A key contributor to this challenge is a disconnect between supply chain planning systems and ERP. SAP ERP can store your data, account for your business, and transact with customers and suppliers, and should be used to plan…