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Stay up-to-date on the latest SAP news, SAPinsider events, and timely conversations around how customers are using SAP technology to get ahead. Learn what these updates mean for the SAPinsider Community and how they can be applied in the business world.

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    SAP Pre-Announces Q4 Results and Executive Board Changes

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    Christian Klein Talks to SAP’s North American Customers

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    5 Things SAPinsiders Are Saying About Their Enterprise Security Strategy

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  1. Enterprise Cloud Deployment 2021 Benchmark Report

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    Cloud has become a de-facto standard and technology that every organization must consider, but moving to the cloud carries unique technical considerations and skills requirements. This SAPinsider report revisits and updates our 2019 and 2020 reports on Cloud adoption in our Community and takes the pulse of the enterprise market to determine where organizations are…
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    Cloud Powers Q3 Success for SAP

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    On October 21st, SAP made their official third quarter results announcement in which total revenue increased by 5% and cloud revenue increased by 20% allowing SAP to raise their guidance slightly for the full-year. This included adding 300 customers for RISE with SAP and a total of 500 SAP S/4HANA customers.
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    Serrala Secures Majority Investment from Hg

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    By Ogo Nwanyanwu, Research Director, SAPinsider   Global B2B financial automation software company, Serrala recently announced a majority investment from global software and services company, Hg. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, as the transaction between the two, private German-based companies has yet to close. Serrala CEO Sven Lindemann and private equity backer, Waterland, will remain as large minority shareholders in the…
  4. The New Age Supply Chain

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    By Shashi Jina, Research Director, SAPinsider The New Age Supply Chain: Sustainability and Resource Optimization With an evolving and volatile global environment, stakeholders are placing greater focus on supply chain risks. Thus, there’s a greater demand to be more resourceful and conscientious of environmental and social needs. The COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 exposed underlying supply…
  5. Your Enterprise Analytics Strategy Is Incomplete Without a Data Hub

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    by Kumar Singh, Research Director, Automation & Analytics, Supply Chain Management, SAPinsider   Data Hubs, Data Lakes and Data Warehouses…..in this case…terminology matters I am an anti-jargon guy, but sometimes, jargons do matter. This is one such case. “We need a data lake in our data architecture”-is something I have been hearing a lot recently.…
  6. BlackLine and Kyriba Combine to Improve Financial Close Management

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    by Ogo Nwanyanwu, Research Director, SAPinsider BlackLine partners with Kyriba to deliver greater cash visibility BlackLine Inc. and Kyriba, announced a new partnership to provide organizations with greater collaboration between Finance, Accounting, Treasury and Risk teams.  The partnership offers mutual customers of their respective solutions, the capacity to accelerate bank connectivity and enhance cash visibility…....…
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    Understanding Embedded Analytics

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    by Kumar Singh, Research Director, Data & Analytics, SAPinsider Business Intelligence tools and their limitations The advent of Business Intelligence (BI) tools, decades ago, was groundbreaking. Functional managers and business process system users, who were consistently sucked into the myarid world of transactional databases, finally had an opportunity to look at data and reports on…...…
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    Automation Helps Position Finance as a Strategic Partner

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    Companies are implementing automation into their operations at a rapid pace to achieve greater business efficiencies and cost savings. Automating financial processes is a strategic area of focus in those initiatives. Learn how finance can use automation to transform from a transactional function into a strategic advisory role and decision-maker.
  9. Moving to Cloud First, Then to SAP S/4HANA May Reduce The Impact of Disruption

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    By Fred Donovan, Senior Editor, SAPinsider SAP customers are increasingly deploying cloud computing first before they undertake their SAP S/4HANA migration, observed Shoeb Javed, Chief Strategy and Product Officer at Worksoft. Javed was a panelist at SAPinsider’s keynote session, “Decisions and trends for your SAP S/4HANA deployment,” which aired during the July 14 SAPinsider Deployment…
  10. Automating Monitoring and Control of Warehouse Time Standards

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    by Kumar Singh, Research Director, Automation & Analytics, Supply Chain Management, SAPinsider   Critical role of time standards in Warehouse operations A warehouse manager can use time standards in a variety of applications and in virtually any type of working environment. Some of these applications are explained below: Estimating Labor requirements Scheduling jobs and workflows…