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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

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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

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

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  1. The Future of Business Intelligence Benchmark Report

    Reading time: 15 mins

    In This Report: We have entered the age of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML). Technology has taken a massive leap in the last decade and is expected to take another exponential leap in this coming decade, leading to rapid advances in the discipline of data science. Data science practices introduced the world of…
  2. Video Q&A with Eric Fenollosa, VP, SAP on Hybrid Analytics Approach

    Reading time: 1 mins

    SAP BusinessObjects has been a market leading business intelligence tool for a long time, and is used by thousands of organizations across industries. However, the nuances of business analytics are changing and the focus is now shifting towards leveraging tools that offer “augmented analytics”-essentially putting the power of business analytics in the hands of non-technical…
  3. How Executives Are Building the Technology Landscapes That Power Business Transformation

    Reading time: 10 mins

    The July Technology Executive Forum virtual meeting explored how companies are building technology landscapes that support business transformation. The agenda included a summary of SAPinsider’s latest research, which tells us that companies are accelerating their plans to move to SAP S/4HANA and the cloud. Vitesco’s CIO Thomas Buck spoke during the opening keynote session about…
  4. Leveraging IoT Data for Inventory Planning and Management

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    by Kumar Singh, Research Director, Data & Analytics, Supply Chain Management, SAPinsider   There is no doubt that Internet of Things (IoT) has the capability to significantly transform the way supply chains run. While we predominantly think of their usage in digital twins in a supply chain context, IoT has the potential to impact inventory…
  5. SAP Reports on Cloud Growth and Momentum from RISE with SAP and SAP S/4HANA Sales

    Reading time: 5 mins

    Cloud growth continues to drive SAP sales but has not yet completely offset the decline in traditional on-premise license revenue. This was among the key story lines from this past week’s Q2 Earnings Call with SAP executives. SAP’s announcement was full of updates on key solutions such as SAP S/4HANA and its overall cloud portfolio.…
  6. Video Q&A with Ingo Hilgefort on SAP BusinessObjects and SAP Analytics Cloud

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    By Kumar Singh, Research Director, Automation & Analytics, SAPinsider   SAP BusinessObjects has been a market leading business intelligence tool for a long time, and is used by thousands of organizations across industries. However, the nuances of business analytics are changing and the focus is now shifting towards on leveraging tools that offer “augmented analytics”-essentially…
  7. The Increasing Importance of Supply Chain Visibility and the Emergence of Enterprise Control Towers

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    By Shashi Jina, Research Director, Supply Chain Management   As organizations continue their recovery from the pandemic, many will have to adapt and make permanent changes in their supply chain processes and technologies. The shift to establish and expand multi-echelon manufacturing and distribution networks closer to the customer, places greater emphasis on centralized, real-time visibility.…
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    Democratizing AI Within Your Supply Chain Leadership

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    By Kumar Singh, Research Director, Automation & Analytics, SAPinsider   Supply Chains may never become fully autonomous but…. Supply chains of the future will be increasingly driven by algorithms. Key planning processes will be significantly automated and managed by Algorithms. In a nutshell, supply chains of the future will be part of mathematical corporations -corporations…
  9. Video Q&A: Best Practices for SAP ECC to SAP S/4HANA Migration

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    By Kumar Singh, Research Director, Automation & Analytics, SAPinsider In today’s world of rapid proliferation and progression of technology, the lifecycle of a typical software has decreased significantly. Sooner or later, your key software systems need to be either upgraded or replaced. And more complex the system is, more are the challenges associated with upgrade…
  10. Real-Time Inventory and Order Visibility: Key for Successful Supply Chain Management

    Reading time: 7 mins

    With advancements in technology such as Internet of Things (IoT), cloud, and big data, demands and expectations for supply chain management have continuously grown over the past few decades. Greater organization of real-time data and visibility into inventory and orders can be a crucial tool in achieving more efficient operations and greater customer value. Large-scale…