Case Studies

Our library of customer case studies focuses on insights, advice, and best practices. The featured case studies highlight how customers are using SAP solutions to streamline business processes, reduce errors, increase ROI, automate workflows, and more.


  1. Mohawk Industries Harness The Power of Data with SAP HANA and Red Hat

    Reading time: 0 mins

  2. illuminate light

    Hunter Douglas Gets Illumination from SAP S/4HANA Consolidation

    Reading time: 7 mins

  3. professional mobile cell

    Launching Platforms for Personalized, Behavioral, Customer-Centric Engagement in Banking and Insurance

    Reading time: 9 mins


  1. Global Human Capital Trends: The social enterprise in a world disrupted

    Learn how Discovery Group recently partnered with SAP to extend its offerings to provide personalized, behavioral, customer-centric engagement, journeys, and outcomes for its members. On the insurance side of the business, Discovery Health created a unique program to incentivize healthy behavior through its Vitality brand, rewarding members for their healthy living choices. On the banking…
  2. Mahindre CIE crankshaft

    Mahindra CIE Automotive Ltd. Reduces Risk and Hours of Manual Effort by Automating Its SAP User Provisioning Processes

    Reading time: 6 mins

    Mahindra CIE Automotive Ltd. (MCIE), as a growing, publicly traded, international company, must follow a variety of regulations and compliance standards and undergo various statutory audits. In the first quarter of 2019, the company’s board of directors stressed the importance of putting in place stronger security and compliance controls to provide better assurance to investors…
  3. Materials case study on SAPinsider

    Reading time: 8 mins

    Applied Materials, which is currently completing a company-wide initiative to consolidate on one instance of SAP ERP, is seeing more requests for customizations coming into IT as more business users are rolling onto the new platform – and consequently, testing and change management issues are also increasing – so company’s Test Support Office (TSO) has…
  4. Ascend

    Ascend Performance Materials Achieves 99.9% Data Accuracy and Massive Time Savings with Supply Chain Automation

    Reading time: 12 mins

    Manufacturing organizations today are under increasing pressure to move faster, reduce errors and risk, and be more efficient. For a company such as Ascend Performance Materials — which produces chemicals, fibers, and plastics for the automotive, electronics, textile, and consumer industries — reducing risk is paramount. The business impact of having bad data could be…
  5. Strategic Workforce Management Drives Agile Decision Making at Northwest Pipe

    Reading time: 8 mins

    In today’s age of commonplace distributed workforces, every SAP customer should spend some time reviewing its workforce management strategy. Those companies with growth strategies that include acquisitions and heavy contingent workforces should take an even closer look. One organization, Northwest Pipe, manufacturer of engineered steel water pipe systems and SAP customer for two decades, scrutinized…
  6. Alcohol

    Breakthru Beverage Group Reaches New Horizon on Journey to Become a Fully Integrated, Data-Driven Business

    Reading time: 15 mins

    Modern consumers expect their unique needs to be met at the push of a button, and this expectation includes the food and beverage industry, as evidenced by the rapid increase in grocery pickup and delivery services, for example. Breakthru Beverage Group — which offers restaurants and retailers a portfolio of established and emerging beer, wine,…
  7. Penn State University Re-Imagines Business Processes and Financial System with SAP S/4HANA

    Reading time: 5 mins

    Relying on decades-old technology can cost institutions time, money, and valuable manpower. The importance of a digital transformation strategy is expected to accelerate as universities look to adapt to the ongoing pandemic. In this case study, Penn State University serves as an example of how important digital transformation projects can be to an institution of…
  8. Timken

    Timken’s Accounting Automation Enables a Virtual Close and Streamlined Audits

    Reading time: 8 mins

    For companies with growth strategies that rely heavily on acquisitions, there are multiple complexities involved with integrating the systems, data, processes, and people. In addition, the challenge of maintaining a remote workforce due to recent global events comes with its own set of complications. However, somehow through all this complexity, products are still being made,…
  9. Case Study: Financial reporting and planning with SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC) and SimpleFi’s prepackaged FP&A content

    Reading time: 1 mins

    Read the case study to discover how to overcome reporting and analytical challenges and gain insights for success. The Company had just completed an implementation of SAP S/4HANA, which also included a reporting model in SAC. They quickly discovered that the dimension structures their previous consultants had used in the design and build of their…
  10. Enabling SAP enterprises and mission critical workloads on Google Cloud

    Reading time: 0 mins

    In this blog, learn how Google Cloud’s Mission Critical Support and high availability capabilities will help to ensure business continuity for your SAP cloud deployment. Find more insightful content from Google Cloud on their Vendor Showcase.