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The following articles are written by SAP experts, contributors from the SAPinsider Community, and SAPinsider’s skilled team of editors and research analysts. From technical guides to thought leadership pieces, these articles contain essential insights to help SAP customers solve day-to-day challenges, understand what types of decisions organizations need to be making, and receive lessons learned from other SAP customer experiences.

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    Working with the Data Monitor in SAP S/4HANA Finance for Group Reporting

    Reading time: 12 mins

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    An Introduction to DataOps: A New Approach to Acting on Large Volumes of Information Faster and More Effectively

    Reading time: 6 mins

  3. Are You Ready for SAP S/4HANA? The Time Is Now

    Are You Ready for SAP S/4HANA? The Time Is Now

    Reading time: 15 mins

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    Video: Output Management’s Vital Role for SAP Customers

    When organizations with hundreds of SAP systems and thousands of printers in different parts of the world make big changes in their SAP architectures, ineffective output management add to the complexity and hamper the success of digital transformation initiatives. This is why it’s important to understand the vital role output management plays for SAP customers.…
  2. SAP Customers Plan to Reinvest in Teams, Skillsets, and Technologies

    Reading time: 8 mins

    To get an understanding of what is most important to the SAPinsider Community for the coming year, we surveyed 352 members of our community between December 2020 and February 2021 about their planned budgets, investments – both technical and financial, and teams. We also spoke with our executive community to learn about their upcoming plans…
  3. Leverage Bank Account Management for Payment Signatories-Based Payment Approvals

    Reading time: 12 mins

    In today’s global and dynamic business environment, treasury departments are faced with the daunting task of managing and controlling large sets of bank accounts across diverse geographies. Some of the challenges include maintaining optimum bank structure, managing large portfolios of bank accounts and signatories, and maintaining relationships with banks. Applying the right degree of automation…
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    The Strategic Role of Finance In Today’s Business Landscape

    Reading time: 9 mins

    Finance teams have always been expected to fulfill a variety of reporting requirements to complete the financial close, also known as the record-to-report process. Today, that expectation has evolved, requiring finance professionals to deliver insights for both operational and strategic decision making. And yet completing operational tasks within the accounting and financial close process cannot…
  5. Leverage SAP S/4HANA – PPDS Block Planning Functionality to Optimize Production Schedule Considering High Priority Customer Anticipated Demand

    Reading time: 6 mins

    As supply chains evolve in complexity, manufacturing processes are becoming more complex as well. Evolving customer demands, proliferating SKU portfolios, increasing product design complexities, and the need to reduce manufacturing cycle time, are all adding to the complexities in the manufacturing world. A typical plant today manufactures a wide gamut of products, sometimes leveraging the…
  6. After an Extraordinarily Disruptive Year, 2021 Is the Time to RISE

    Reading time: 7 mins

    Digital transformations were on the strategic roadmaps of many companies before COVID-19 — they just thought they had years to execute. Business disruptions in 2020 like interrupted supply chains and cash flows have resulted in the emergence of a new economy, and moving capital expenses to operational expenses and liquidity have become urgent for many…
  7. How SAP S/4HANA Drives General Ledger Account Optimization

    Reading time: 2 mins

    The universal journal is a single table incorporating all financial information and select logistics and operational information. While many finance controllers, system implementors, and accountants acknowledge the reporting benefits of having information stored in a single table, the recent combination of the Finance and Controlling tables into the universal journal in the latest version of…
  8. Digital transformation with SAP – Omnichannel Inventory and Sourcing with SAP Customer Activity Repository (CAR)

    Reading time: 9 mins

    Going live on your digital transformation journey, writes Rizing Principal Consultant Chris Veli, is only the first step in a larger journey. To maximize your SAP S/4HANA investment, you should add two key transformation functionalities that will help you vastly improve customer experiences while following through with cost-effective and timely deliveries: omnichannel inventory visibility, which…
  9. Leverage Bank Account Management for Payment Signatories based Payment Approvals

    Reading time: 12 mins

    In today’s global and dynamic business environment, treasury departments are faced with the daunting task of managing and controlling large sets of bank accounts across diverse geographies. Some of the challenges include maintaining optimum bank structure, managing large portfolios of bank accounts and signatories, and maintaining relationships with banks. Applying the right degree of automation…
  10. The Future of Enterprise Procurement

    Reading time: 5 mins

    The future of procurement lies within the digital landscape. Not only do the benefits of its implementation greatly outweigh the costs, but they also result in very profitable returns. Digital procurement clearly demonstrates that it is far superior to manual procurement methods within the context of efficiency alone. Despite the rising popularity of digital procurement,…