Analyst Insights

Analyst Insights are written by SAPinsider’s research team. Based on information gleaned from surveys of the SAPinsider Community, conversations with experts, SAP employees, vendors, and SAPinsiders, Analyst Insights provide a thoughtful analysis of critical topics, technologies, and challenges that SAP customers face today.

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  1. CIO HCM Priorities

    How ‘The Great Resignation’ is Impacting CIO Priorities

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    We asked CIOs what their key challenges are for 2022, and in the era of The Great Resignation, staffing has risen to the top.
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    Role Assignment Automation: Finding the Balance of Technology and Process

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    Role assignment is fundamental to access control. How can technology and automation help reduce risk and manual effort?
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    SAP’s 2022 Strategy Focuses on Cloud ERP and RISE with SAP

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    The mid-term ambition that SAP continues to work towards targets more than €22 billion in cloud revenue by 2025. This goal was initially announced during their Q3 earnings presentation in 2020, and it was reiterated by SAP during their recent Q1 2022 earnings call. The fact that, in this most current quarter, SAP recorded strong…
  4. Intelligent Automation

    Process Automation and Enterprise Visibility

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    Enterprise visibility has become a key imperative to build organizational ability in the digital era. As process automation technologies increasingly evolve into strategic solutions, they have the capability to play a key role in building enterprise visibility. While the focus in the initial years of process automation adoption was primarily on achieving cost reduction, the…
  5. Intelligent Automation

    Intelligent Automation and Employee Productivity

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    In the third year of the SAPinsider benchmark research report, enhancing employee productivity again emerged as a key strategy. Reducing manual touchpoints was the most important strategy requirement highlighted by SAPinsiders, followed by increasing employee productivity and process transformation.On the technology side, we see that process mining and intelligent automation are key technologies on the…
  6. Governance for Low-code Platforms

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    Low-code governance is about making decisions with consistent, structured criteria to rollout low-code apps to support IT in delivering business goals, so that they generate business value with minimum risks. This content is for SAPinsider Preferred Access Yearly, SAPinsider Preferred Access Monthly, and SAPinsider Premium Access members only.Log In Join Now
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    The Art of Forecasting

    Reading time: 5 mins

    What is Demand Sensing? Demand sensing is new to most organizations. It is a forecasting method that uses real-time information and mathematical techniques to create an accurate forecast of demand; based on current supply chain realities. The objective is to overcome latency issues, allowing planners to better anticipate short-term changes in demand. If “art” can…
  8. Process Automation Strategic Tool

    Process Automation as a Strategic Tool

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    As organizations grapple with increasing business complexities and disruptions, the importance of business processes that form the core of how enterprises run, has increased as well. Executives have realized that to build an agile enterprise, they need to run best-in-class processes and have robust visibility and control over these processes. In our recently published SAPinsider…
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    Infuse Accuracy and Speed into your Supply Chain Planning

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    Supply chains remain vulnerable to shocks and disruptions, making planning and execution challenging. Demand is difficult to forecast as the bullwhip effect continues for those contending with supply side shortages and logistic capacity constraints. Consumer expectations are driving increased pressure for end-to-end planning solutions to improve supply chain performance. Companies are working hard to build…
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    Empower Planners with Response and Supply Planning

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    Why is response and supply planning so important today? While companies are still facing challenges from an ongoing pandemic, the Russia-Ukraine war only adds to the disruptive landscape. Supply chain disruptions will continue to occur as part of our global new normal. Traditional planning approaches relied on monthly planning cycles with frozen planning horizons –…