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  1. Application Lifecycle Management: Virtual On-demand Track

    Recorded April 2022:The Application Lifecycle Management product portfolio (SAP Solution Manager, SAP Cloud ALM, SAP Focused Run) serves as the integration engine to orchestrate customers business transformation from a software solution perspective. The ALM track sessions provides all you need to know about ALM’s strategy as an enabler of holistic business transformation, which ALM offering…
  2. SAP Activate – Deploy, Adopt, Extend: Virtual On-demand Track

    Recorded April 2022:SAP Activate provides a clear guided path to deploy, adopt and extend new capabilities across your organization. Start fast, build smart, and run simple, while continuously innovating with SAP Activate. These sessions in this provide an overview of SAP Activate for SAP S/4HANA, highlights and quick wins that you can adopt in your…
  3. Your Customer Portal from SAP – SAP for Me: Virtual On-demand Track

    Recorded April 2022:SAP for Me is SAP’s customer and partner portal and provides you a personalized experience, access, and transparent view of your entire product portfolio. The sessions provide an overview how Customer Centers of Expertise benefit from SAP for Me, how the portal marks a new, simplified customer experience with SAP, and quick wins…
  4. SAP S/4HANA and Transformation: Virtual On-demand Track

    Recorded April 2022:Discover how the right combination of innovations including automation, intelligence, and industries in S/4HANA will define the agile transformation of your business. During this track we will share best practices, customer stories and insights for customers that are not just implementing SAP S/4HANA but are already live on SAP S/4HANA. We also covered…
  5. Rise with SAP and the SAP Customer CoE – Virtual On-demand Track

    Recorded April 2022: Every enterprise needs to develop new business models to avoid being disrupted, gain efficiencies to fund innovation, and transform mission critical systems without business risk. The sessions included in this site provide introductions to RISE with SAP and insight into it, affects different areas and how its benefits can be used to…
  6. SAP Customer CoE Insights and Customer Cloud Success: Virtual On-demand Track

    Recorded April 2022:This track of sessions was designed to help SAP Customers gain the new practices, insights skills, and competencies you need for your organization to evolve you SAP Customer Center of Excellence to help reduce costs, improve operations and to continually drive value from SAP. There are many new SAP Technologies and Cloud Solutions for your CoE…
  7. Business Process Transformation with SAP Signavio – Virtual On-demand Track

    Recorded April 2022: In a rapidly changing world where experience, agility and resilience is key, also the role of the CoE is changing. CoEs must become enablers of business transformation and support the adoption of the overall organizational strategy. During three impactful sessions you will learn how SAP Signavio helps corporations to quickly and easily…
  8. SAP Innovation Award Finalists – Learning from the Leaders

    The SAP Innovation Awards honors and celebrates the achievements of forward-thinking companies and individuals that have harnessed the power of the latest SAP solutions to disrupt industries, help the world run better, and improve people’s lives. Hundreds of organizations worldwide have shared their stories, but only 60 were chosen as this years finalists, representing a…
  9. ERP Modernization: The Hidden Route to Business Application Renovation and Innovation

    A recent market report showed that 92% of IT managers report difficulty finding enough talent, as they also struggle to hold onto existing talent in the face of fierce competition. This is a contributing factor to why 74% of companies that started modernizing their legacy IT systems never completed their projects. At the same time,…
  10. Impact 20: How ABB Streamlines Testing of Large Scale Projects

    Mitigate business challenges Hear from the global engineering company ABB about how they are mitigating their business challenges and successfully completing large-scale testing projects using Panaya smart testing solution.
  11. Impact20: How Data Archival Reduces Cloud Spend and Business Risks

    Learn the benefits of leveraging Data Archiving Services for SAP Massive database sizes directly impact the complexity and cost of cloud migration, and often impact not only migration timelines, but also the possibility of compliance risks. The solution: Controlling data volumes by safely archiving data before it impacts performance, cost, availability, and migration success. Join…
  12. Anand-Kameswaran

    Impact20: Continuous Testing with Remote Execution

    How can your organization keep pace? Test more, worry less. The speed of innovation continuous to increase, driving rapid and relentless change for today’s ever-evolving IT landscapes, creating greater risk as IT and business teams scramble to ensure timely delivery. With Worksoft’s Connective Automation Platform, you can easily build and maintain automated tests, accelerating testing…
  13. Impact20: Auditing SAP License Usage before moving to S/4HANA

    There is no denying that SAP applications make it easy for organizations in almost every industry to streamline their business processes. However, that ease doesn’t include SAP software license management, which by all accounts, is considered one of the most complex compared to other ERP vendors. When migrating to S/4HANA, performing an independent license audit…
  14. Briony-Kempton

    Impact20: ONESOURCE – Efficiency Through Connectivity

    Learn how the ONESOURCE platform can deliver connectivity and compliance for finance teams by utilising APIs and discover how Statutory Reporting content for compliance. · ONESOURCE Statutory Reporting content for compliance Demo of how APIs can link SAP to ONESOURCE Statutory Reporting and the efficiency this delivers
  15. Mandeep Lall

    Impact20: Streamlining Your Accounting and Improving Collaboration with ONESOURCE

    Learn how the ONESOURCE platform can deliver improvements for Finance teams. Dive deep into how to optimize your financial operations and determine transactional taxes across the globe with the tax content powered application. Are you looking to automate staying up to date legislative changes and simplify your ERP configuration? Discover the ways ONESOURCE delivers added-value…
  16. Greg Wendt

    Impact20: Real-Time SoD Detection & Prevention

    Static, role-based access controls are reaching their limitations. This is especially apparent with the enforcement of Segregation of Duties in SAP. While RBAC has value in its simplicity, relying on a static SoD model poses constraints. By integrating attribute-based access controls (ABAC) into SoD policies, organizations can now overcome many of these challenges. Together, this…
  17. Ricardo Cavero

    Impact20: Automating your SAP environment, Part 2

    In Part 2 of this 2-part demo, we’ll continue configuring an HA cluster environment using Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform. We’ll deploy HANA servers in HA configuration and deploy S4HANA application server.
  18. Ricardo Cavero

    Impact20: Automating your SAP Environment, Part 1

    In Part 1 of this 2-part demo, we’ll prepare to configure an HA cluster environment using Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform. We’ll discuss the currently available Ansible Roles for SAP, deploy SAP using a Workflow template, and preconfigure SAP HANA servers for deployment.
  19. Reiner Bachthaler

    Impact20: Unleash the Power of SAP in the Cloud with a Fast and Automated Transition

    For the next 5-10 years to come, for most enterprises one key challenge will be to master the transition of their SAP landscapes into the cloud. Master implies to achieve a fast and efficient transition process and make smart and informed decisions on which data to move into the cloud. But also achieving a full…
  20. Alexander-Noordergraaf

    Impact20: Simplify Success in the Google Cloud for Complex SAP Systems

    When migrating mission-critical applications, such as those from SAP, enterprises often face unexpected challenges that impede cloud success and delay return on investment. With more than 10+ years of experience and 3000+ successful SAP migrations, Virtustream, a Dell Technologies business, has developed a full suite of professional and managed services to simplify success in the…
  21. Impact20: Closed-Loop Automation: Different by Design

    Today’s enterprise landscape is a labyrinth of complex, disparate, and distributed assets, all contributing to the execution of mission-critical business processes. As organizations increasingly depend on these systems for delivery, digital transformation is no longer aspirational, it’s reality. With this new reality comes a heightened need to maximize cost and resource efficiencies, optimizing processes to…
  22. Alex Hanway

    Impact20: Security and Compliance For Your SAP Applications

    Applications are attractive targets for hackers and privileged insiders because they handle some of an organization’s most sensitive data. SAP’s applications are no different as organizations rely on them for some their most sensitive data. Additionally, because of the data they handle, these same applications are often subject to compliance obligations drive by either industry…
  23. Joerg Kaschytza

    Keep the Best – Transform the Rest: How to Harmonize Finance on Your Way Towards a Global SAP S/4HANA

     Is this witchcraft? The classical path to drive innovation in Finance and Accounting in an SAP S/4HANA program is to start with a new system from the scratch. This implies a longterm project – especially for global organizations working in multi system environments. In the past years more global SAP customers tend to shrink project…
  24. Steve Otwell

    Managing the Complexity of Bank Connectivity for SAP S/4 HANA

    With over 90% of survey respondents indicating that bank connectivity was one of the most complex aspects of their ERP transformation, Kyriba helps show how to remove this complexity and reduce both the risk and cost of your S/4 HANA transformation.
  25. Gunjan Tripathi

    How the Latest Cloud / Edge Engine Technology Offers Gains to Both SAP IT and Business Teams

    For any transactional based systems, the most overlooked technology advancement is a tax determination engine. 80% of companies are unaware of how technology has progressed over recent years. This session will outline: • How this latest technology advancements works with SAP. • What are the resulting benefits for both IT and business teams.
  26. Cosmetics Giant Shiseido S/4HANA Digital Transformation

    A must-see Keynote session by Sébastien Hebert, EMEA Technical Director & Global Technical Director at Shiseido, presenting his vision on test management and their key learning from their multi-year global digital transformation project.
  27. Mary Sibley

    Your Future with SAP S/4HANA & Finance

    Recognize how SAP S/4HANA increases your value You know by now that SAP S/4HANA is SAP’s ERP system of the future. But what does it mean for you and your organization? How will it impact your processes especially when it comes to finance and accounting? Or the way you do business? In this session Mary…
  28. Robert Holland

    Lessons Learned: SAP S/4HANA and Digital Transformation

    European manufacturer Eczacıbaşı Building Products needed to transform and digitize their core business processes to better support their internal distribution network and digitize sales channels by using SAP CX solutions as one single platform hence customer experience. Starting with a thorough evaluation of their existing systems, the goal was to develop an architecture roadmap and…
  29. Life After BPC: How do SAP Group Reporting and SAP Analytics Cloud Support Effective Processes?

    Many organizations currently leverage SAP BPC as a core planning solution. With the advent of SAP Analytics Cloud, companies now have a choice to update and extend their current capabilities. But does that mean you have to walk away from your current investment? This session offers a detailed guide for helping organizations get the most…
  30. Video: Impact20: Closed-Loop Automation: Different by Design

    Today’s enterprise landscape is a labyrinth of complex, disparate, and distributed assets, all contributing to the execution of mission-critical business processes. As organizations increasingly depend on these systems for delivery, digital transformation is no longer aspirational, it’s reality. With this new reality comes a heightened need to maximize cost and resource efficiencies, optimizing processes to…
  31. Robert Holland

    Panel Discussion: Building Your Organization’s Skills for SAP S/4HANA

    Organizations have been hearing about SAP S/4HANA since it was first released, but for many the focus has been more on evaluating product features and functionality. Once you have decided that SAP S/4HANA is the next step for you, it’s important to understand what skills you need to build within your organization to make that…
  32. Tammy Powlas

    How to Deploy Successfully in Times of Crisis and Disruption

    Although the business environment has either changed or been significantly disrupted over the last two years, systems still have to be maintained, upgraded, and new software deployed. But how can you make that process successful in times that present uncertainty, and when project teams are often no longer able to sit down and hash out…
  33. Paul Ovigele

    SAP S/4HANA Finance: Revolutionizing and Modernizing Your Financial Processes

    Massive database sizes directly impact the complexity and cost of cloud migration, and often impact not only migration timelines, but also the possibility of compliance risks. The solution: Controlling data volumes by safely archiving data before it impacts performance, cost, availability, and migration success. Join this session hosted by Virtustream’s Lofan Leung, Director of Go…
  34. Iver van de Zand

    A Detailed Look at the Latest SAP Analytics Strategy and Roadmap

    This session will explore the latest SAP Analytics strategy, how it is set up, and how it aligns to SAP’s corporate strategy and Rise with SAP. You will examine what is in store for SAP Analytics Cloud and how the future direction will impact BI, planning, and augmented analytics. Learn about planned innovations and come…
  35. Mitresh Kundalia

    Tips and Tricks to Ease SAP S/4HANA Finance Migration Challenges

    Are you ready for your finance project? Your SAP S/4HANA Finance budget is approved, but are you ready to start your SAP S/4HANA Finance project? Are your existing processes consistent for you to successfully migrate? Understand the key data objects (such as customers/vendors, consistent items and balances, consistent FICO setup and more) that you need…
  36. Paul-Modderman_

    User Experience: Capabilities and Options in S/4HANA

    The latest ERP solutions from SAP have tons of power and capabilities. But sometimes the hardest part of using those solutions is getting them into the hands of the people who need them most. There are tons of technical solutions to apply to user experience problems – this session will break down the best and…
  37. Carsten-Hilker

    SAP Central Finance: Decision Points by SAP

    SAP Central Finance represents a key option in your path SAP S/4HANA. This session offers a clear explanation of what SAP Central Finance is and when and how it should be considered as part of your overall migration to SAP S/4HANA. Learn about the key intelligent enterprise capabilities of the digital core for reporting, central…
  38. Ogo-Nwanyanwu

    Evolving Business and IT Processes in the Era of SAP S/4HANA and Cloud

    Changes in business and technical processes are at the heart of the transformation that many companies are initiating. Supply chain disruption, growing regulation, the need for visibility, and the Great Resignation are among the macro issues that are driving change. This keynote session will examine some of these trends as well as the core automation,…
  39. Robert Holland

    2022 Priorities for SAP S/4HANA, Cloud, and Infrastructure

    What will the infrastructure of 2022 look like?  2021 has been a refocusing year for many organizations as they get back on track projects which may have been delayed or impacted by the rapid shift in the work environment in 2020. While most are now moving forward, they are still having to do so in…
  40. Michael Love

    Hybrid Cloud Deployment Approaches for SAP S/4HANA

    Adopting a hybrid cloud strategy has become an essential ingredient for success for business operations. In this session, you will learn about the various dimensions to hybrid cloud deployment choices, and how they are applicable to an SAP transformation strategy. Hybrid cloud is more complicated than simply choosing to run SAP on-prem or in the…
  41. Using xP&A to Connect Enterprise-Wide Planning and Analysis

    Give your organization a holistic view of planning processes to improve forecasts and budgeting accuracy as well as the bottom line. Link planning and operational systems, while uniting financial, human resources, demand, and supply plans, with SAP Analytics Cloud. After attending this session, you will: ● Understand why SAC for Planning has unique planning capabilities covering…
  42. Birgit_Starmanns

    The Universal Journal: Facilitating Continuous Accounting with One Source of the Truth

    The Universal Journal is one of the key innovations that was introduced with SAP S/4HANA Finance. It contains not only financial and controlling information in one table, but also operational data originating from logistics processes, which facilitates collaboration between finance and other areas of the organization. This groundbreaking approach allows for real-time access to information…
  43. Mitresh Kundalia

    Migrate to SAP S/4HANA Finance from Classic to SAP S/4HANA

    Will you choose SAP S/4HANA Finance OR SAP General Ledger? If you are a Classic Ledger setup and have decided to migrate to SAP S/4HANA, one of the most important decisions you have to make is whether to migrate to SAP S/4HANA Finance directly in one-step OR in two-steps via SAP General Ledger (formerly known…
  44. Damien-Johnson

    RISE with SAP and the Impact on SAP S/4HANA

    RISE with SAP, what does it mean for your SAP S 4/HANA project? Unlike like most SAP products that create a set of new functionalities, RISE with SAP is a bundling of existing SAP assets that focus on providing customers with business-transformation-as-a-service. While RISE with SAP aims to help overcome many of the hurdles existing…
  45. Vicky-Bradford

    SAP S/4HANA: What Are the Tax Implications?

    Organizations face tremendous pressure to operate with more agility and speed to survive the current business climate. In response, many companies are making investments into intelligent technology systems to help reduce complexity and deliver valuable insights. SAP S/4HANA leverages technology that allows for enhanced data management and can provide the foundation for transforming to your digital tax strategy. After attending this session, you will: • Understand tax management and tax compliance on…
  46. The New Normal – Finance Lessons Learned from the Global Pandemic

    Learn how to adjust in order to thrive and not just survive in "The New Normal". Finance teams will have to make adjustments to their architecture including people, process, culture, and technology to adapt. Confronting a historic level of uncertainty has rendered traditional methods of data analytics, forecasting, and scenario planning all but useless. Predictions…
  47. Heiko-Hecht

    Building a Business Case and a Project Plan for Your SAP HANA Project

    Are you intrigued by SAP HANA but you don’t know where to start and where to achieve the best ROI? This session will demonstrate how you can build a business case and a roadmap of your SAP HANA implementation. Based on your current As-Is situation we will present an approach to generate fact-based results derived…
  48. Cody-Larriviere

    Your SAP Migration Just Got a Lot More Manageable

    Don’t just migrate Build on a scalable, flexible, and intelligent foundation that sets you up for a future of innovation. If your business depends on traditional SAP environments, the 2027 deadline for migration to SAP HANA or SAP S/4HANA presents a major undertaking. However, it is also a great opportunity to modernize and automate your…
  49. Alex-Hanway

    Securing Finance and ERP Data with Encryption, Tokenization and Key Management

    SAP’s Finance and ERP applications contain some of the most sensitive data in the organization which make them attractive targets for hackers and privileged insiders. Additionally, industry groups and governments often regulate the data in these applications by articulating the level of security organizations must wrap around their sensitive information. In fact, from GDPR to…
  50. Strengthen Security & Risk Management in Your Journey to SAP S/4HANA

    Migrating to S/4HANA represents one of the largest opportunities for business transformation an organization can undergo. As with most large-scale implementation projects, the audit of existing business processes must play a vital role in managing risk. In addition, optimizing and putting additional controls in place must be considered, as business processes have likely grown in…
  51. Speed S/4HANA Delivery Without Disruption

    Shifting to SAP S/4HANA is one of the most significant transitions your IT organization will make. How can you ensure your mission-critical business processes will continue to run flawlessly? Join this session to explore how engaging automation can reduce risk and manual effort before, during, and after your S/4HANA transformation. Hear how global enterprises leaders…
  52. Building the Intelligent Tax Function on SAP: Developing a Compelling Business Case

    Developing a robust business case is a key foundation of a successful SAP S/4HANA program. Finance functions are under significant pressure to deliver enhanced business insight and reduce costs - leveraging an S/4 investment is therefore a major component to the overall program business case. However, many companies are missing a critical component – consideration…
  53. Vertex Case Study with Ingram Micro

    Ingram Micro, a distributor of information technology products and services, has been relying on SAP and Vertex solutions to meet its unique business and tax department needs. Ingram Micro implemented Vertex O Series On-Demand for North America several years ago and since then, has worked towards deploying Vertex for their tax process automation globally. The…...…
  54. Why the Modern Tax Team Should Have a Seat at the Table

    The post-pandemic business landscape demands CFOs, and their tax teams evolve beyond routine tax functions, to deliver strategic value for their organizations. Globalization, digitalization, and sustainability are accelerating and requires organizations and government entities to engage continuously. C-suite decision makers now must lean on tax leaders to help comprehend the business impact of these engagements.…
  55. Top Indirect Tax Compliance Considerations for Modern Businesses Running on SAP

    Top Indirect Tax Compliance Considerations for Modern Businesses Running on SAP

    There is a critical component to running a business, one that changes all the time – country, state, and jurisdictional tax rates, rules, and statutes. These time-consuming, non-revenue generation tasks keep businesses from focusing on growth and profitability. With the right automated tax solution, your team can focus on the path to modernization and gain…
  56. Keynote | Taxation on the Horizon: Key Regulations and Industry Shifts

    Keynote | Taxation on the Horizon: Key Regulations and Industry Shifts

    Major regulatory demands are aiming to encourage real time transactions and business activities.  The foundations of the current tax systems were built a century ago to address the changes of the Second Industrial Revolution. Historically, tax systems have been developed to reflect the cost optimization strategies defining industries during the 20th century. Maintaining tax accuracy requires…
  57. SAP S/4HANA: What are the Tax Implications?

    SAP S/4HANA: What are the Tax Implications?

    Organizations face tremendous pressure to operate with more agility and speed to survive the current business climate. In response, many companies are making investments into intelligent technology systems to help reduce complexity and deliver valuable insights.  SAP S/4HANA leverages technology that allows for enhanced data management and can provide the foundation for transforming to your digital tax strategy. In this session you will: Define requirements and a roadmap for tax for the…
  58. E-invoicing and Tax Reporting: Latest Trends and Solutions to Enable Digital Compliance

    E-invoicing and Tax Reporting: Latest Trends and Solutions to Enable Digital Compliance

    As Tax Authorities accelerate digitalization trends and constantly raise the bar for compliance, the every-day challenges you face continue to evolve making quality of data and the need of best-in-class technology more important than ever. Join to discover the latest SAP’s offerings that help you to comply with all mandates, from for e-invoicing/e-documents to e-reporting…
  59. Building a Modern, Digital Tax Strategy for the Enterprise

    Building a Modern, Digital Tax Strategy for the Enterprise

    Companies managing disparate, outdated, and/or on-premise tax solutions face a high total cost of ownership due to the demands of an increasingly complex regulatory landscape driven by the digital transformation of governments worldwide. A key strategy to reduce total cost of ownership and increase scalability for future growth is to centralize tax solutions using cloud…
  60. Thomson Reuters Session

    Uniting Tax, Finance, and IT Professionals to Accelerate Profitability

    As we adapt to a new way of working and living, business profitability is under even more scrutiny. Staying profitable, requires quickly responding to shifting customer needs, diversifying partnerships, and developing new products and services. Accelerating profitability takes a new way of thinking. For too long, the industry has seen “tax” as a “compliance necessity,”…
  61. Panel Discussion: Top Cybersecurity threats for 2021

    Although cybersecurity threats are not new, the level of concern for organizations is growing as is the priority of protecting against them. With organizations seeking to create new digital customer experiences, applying data analytics, and investing in technology innovations, this makes the challenge even more urgent. The goal is to become knowledgeable to protect your…
  62. The roadmap to Cybersecurity

    Are you eager to deepen your knowledge about SAP Security, SAP Data Protection products and services? Securing an SAP S/4HANA business application environment involves more than perimeter security and roles & authorizations. The loss of sensitive data can result in severe penalties, damage reputation and endanger a company's entire business within minutes. In this session…
  63. Panel Discussion: Best practices for building your SAP security strategy

    Companies face a rapidly challenging environment as they seek to protect their SAP systems, without losing their ability to maximize the value of their technology investments. This session will provide you with insight into where you should start to ensure that your SAP systems are protected. SAPinsider’s industry experts will share with you how to…
  64. Panel Discussion: Customer Experiences with Cybersecurity

    All SAP customers have solutions in place that they can use for securing their SAP systems. This typically involves SAP Solution Manager as that is used by most organizations for maintenance and patch deployment but may also include other SAP and non-SAP tools that have different roles and capabilities. This panel will allow attendees to…
  65. How to prioritize security measures to avoid an SAP data breach

    With the increasing number of Cyberattacks in different forms, organizations need to avoid the high cost and significant business impact of a potential SAP data breach. Traditional network security does not provide adequate protection of the data in your SAP systems against insider and outsider attacks. In this session, John Mortimer, Security Consultant at CyberSafe,…
  66. Securing SAP Systems from Cyber Attack with SAP Solution Manager

    Protecting SAP systems against advanced cyber threats using standard tools available to all SAP support customers is vital. This includes System Recommendations for patch management, Configuration Validation for vulnerability management, System Monitoring for threat detection, and Guided Procedures for incident response. Some important questions are: - How can I manage cyber threats with tools that…
  67. Protecting SAP with an Adaptive Security Model

    Agility is the name of the game in today’s SAP security landscape. Being able to detect threats as they happen, quickly address vulnerabilities, and continuously improve your security posture is crucial to protecting your SAP data and your business as a whole. However, getting here is a challenge in itself. One strategy that is helping…
  68. Keynote: Trends and decisions for securing your SAP systems

    SAPinsider recently surveyed 263 members of our community to understand the most important factors for securing their SAP systems. “By far the greatest need for survey respondents (56%) was that of protecting access to sensitive and confidential data”. This session will present findings from that research including what strategies SAPinsiders are taking and the requirements…
  69. Protecting the mission-critical applications that run your business

    Over the last few months, everywhere you turn, there’s another story about debilitating ransomware attacks on mission-critical or business-critical systems. From fuel and energy companies to food processing companies, no industry is safe or immune. The traditional ways in which we respond to ransomware attacks no longer are as effective. What’s needed is a new…
  70. 3 Pillars for long-term automation success

    Automation is not a short-term project, but a long-term strategy. Ensuring consistent success and benefits requires that companies establish solid institutional foundations to drive automation governance, criteria for measuring success, and continuous improvement. To make the path ahead clear, 3 Pillars for Long Term Automation Success helps participants unlock their organization’s potential and turn automation…
  71. Are We There Yet – or Not? Strategies for driving and supporting finance automation with SAP S/4HANA

    The move to SAP S/4HANA has motivated many organizations to reexamine their current portfolio of highly customized and inefficient processes. Many are considering a combination of standardization and automation to take their processes to the next level especially in the finance function which historically incudes many repetitive tasks. This session will explore how SAP S/4HANA…
  72. 4 Ways in which SAP S/4HANA can pull A/R out of the back office

    According to recent SAPinsider research, 77% of their audience are evaluating or have made the move to SAP S/4HANA. Migrating to SAP S/4HANA will improve business processes by offering teams real-time connectivity to all lines of business, from finance, supply chain, and manufacturing to sales, distribution, and more. Receivable teams need to stay agile and…
  73. Driving greater efficiency, visibility and control with an automated record-to-report process

    Today, the Office of Finance is heavily relied upon to be an essential strategic part of the organization by providing real-time data to shape critical business decisions. However, many organizations struggle to provide these insights due to outdated processes and technology.  Because of this, organizations are now focused on adopting technology to automate those tedious,…
  74. Opening Keynote | 10 Lessons to define and refine your finance automation strategy

    SAPinsider recent research shows that automation is a priority of technology and business investment. Automation is attracting growing amounts of corporate investment, and as technology continues to develop, the potential value is likely to increase. Almost 90% of SAPinsiders have begun automating some financial process, however over 50% are dissatisfied.  Why are many companies struggling…
  75. Panel Discussion | Building the right culture for your SAP S/4HANA deployment

    Ensuring the success of your SAP S/4HANA deployment starts well before the deployment itself. This session provides the lens through which you can accurately access the influence and impact that you have on those you lead. You will understand with a 360 view the effect that the right culture will have on your team, and…
  76. Insights on migration to SAP S/4HANA in a hybrid world

    Many SAP customers are utilizing the transition to SAP S/4HANA to drive digital transformation, customer experiences, and business processes. But customers need immediate access to their data, regardless of where it is located, so they can streamline business operations and enhance customer support. The journey to SAP S/4HANA is neither easy nor quick. The time…
  77. Change Intelligence: Your GPS for a Flawless SAP S/4HANA Migration

    Detailed knowledge of SAP S/4HANA’s risks and rewards plays a critical role in helping companies choose an SAP S/4HANA migration path and conversion methodology. But these decisions – some of the riskiest and most important of our IT careers – are often being made without knowing exactly what lies ahead. Join Stu Bierig, Panaya’s solution…
  78. Panel Discussion | Cloud versus on-premise deployments

    Cloud-based deployments are becoming a key part of the deployment model for SAP S/4HANA, with 95% of those preparing infrastructure saying that they will run at least some instances in the cloud. This is mainly due to its promise of flexibility for enterprises, to include saving money and time to improving on scalability. But regardless…
  79. Panel Discussion | Deployment options for SAP S/4HANA

    Choosing your SAP S/4HANA deployment method is one of the most important choices of your overall migration. For some, a new implementation, typically called a Greenfield deployment, offers the advantage of moving away from limitations of older deployments. However, since a new implementation enables a complete re-engineering and process it can be more complex. Meanwhile,…
  80. SAP S/4HANA Unlocked | Automation drives delivery without disruption

    How Seamlessly Connected Process Intelligence & Code-Free Test Automation Pave a Smooth Migration Path If you’re getting ready to embark on your SAP S/4HANA journey, or even if you’ve already begun, this migration is no doubt daunting and complex. And there’s a lot at stake. This session will share insights on how to engage automation…
  81. Keynote | Decisions and trends for your SAP S/4HANA deployment

    What are SAPinsiders planning for their SAP S/4HANA Deployments? Hear the current research on what deployment models, infrastructure choices, and plans the SAPinsider Community has around SAP S/4HANA. What are the current trends? How have they changed over the last 12 months? How should you address the different technology choices versus opportunity? An interactive panel…
  82. The Future of Intelligent Spend Management for the Public Sector

    The pandemic has put the public sector in a pinch. Ever-tightening government budgets require rigorous spend management and AP controls, even as demand for services remains high. Meanwhile, many public sector employees are working remotely, fundamentally shifting a key aspect of spend management and oversight. These challenges are not new, but they have been amplified…
  83. How you can Transform Access Governance and Control Testing with SAP Access Violation Management

    The direction is clear from the Office of the Auditor General of Canada: a proactive approach to managing risk is one of the best steps organizations can take to mitigate exposure to errors, irregularities, and fraud. But how can you be proactive if your controls over multiple applications are still mostly manual? Join this session…
  84. Modernizing Talent Management At The City of Mississauga

    By leveraging SAP SuccessFactors to modernize talent management processes to attract, develop, motivate, and retain employees, the City of Mississauga is transforming what’s possible for the future of work. Find out more about best practices, expanding accessibility via mobile technology and devices, utilizing cloud-based computing, providing easy-to-use technology, and leveraging social networking and collaboration to…
  85. How does a Large Governmental Body Institute End-to-End Procurement?

    As the steward of the world’s 10th-largest economy, the Government of Canada has long been a major purchaser of goods and services of all types. For decades, its agencies worked with point-to-point systems that became too cumbersome to operate. The government recently initiated a multimillion-dollar, five-year project to build an electronic procurement system to simplify…
  86. Harnessing the Power of Human Centred-Design & Technology to Secure Value in Finance Transformation

    In today’s public sector, finance leaders must think more strategically about all aspects of the changing business landscape and its potential impact on their people and the organisation. Many public sector organisations struggle to understand the complex scope and scale of their technology systems, many of which are becoming outdated in our digital world. This…
  87. Building the Business Case for SAP S/4HANA in the Cloud

    Support your organization's adoption of SAP S/4HANA by constructing a business value case. In this session, learn why the move to SAP S/4HANA is the ideal time to consider your cloud strategy. Microsoft cloud services have been certified by the Canadian Centre for Cyber Security. Hear how one customer has increased business agility and performance, driven…
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    Achieve Automation, Visibility and Control for Accounting and Finance

    Traditional manual public sector accounting processes are no longer sustainable. Complex international and interdepartmental relationships, increasing transaction volumes, regulatory changes, and audit requirements make it difficult for Accounting and Finance to keep up. BlackLine Solutions for SAP help organizations in the public sector move to modern accounting by unifying data and processes in the cloud,…
  89. Welcome & Transformation During a Global Pandemic: Lessons learned from Fisheries and Oceans Canada

    In January 2020, Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) began its S/4HANA transformation journey to revolutionize their finance function. With an ambitious timeline and solution scope, EY and IBM teamed up to transform DFO's financial business processes, enhance decision making through advanced analytics, and modernize its decision support and planning, budgeting and forecasting functions, all while…
  90. SAP S/4HANA Enabled Business Transformation in the Public Sector – Lessons Learned from the TTC

    The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) leveraged SAP S/4HANA and SAP SuccessFactors to digitally transform their back office and enable the organization to standardize, streamline, and automate many of what were previously complex, manually supported processes. The TTC has more than 15,000 salaried and unionized employees and runs the most heavily used urban mass transit system…
  91. Panel Discussion | Customer experiences with SAP S/4HANA deployment

    With excellent quality now more or less a given, companies have shifted their energy to improving the customer experience. Excellence is the new normal. Our customers experiences with SAP S/4HANA Deployment will examine best practices and lesson learned from those with hands-on experience with the process. This session does not focus on “how-tos” or one-size-fits-all…
  92. RPA, AI, oh my! What you need to know about the technologies that drive automation

    Automation technologies have always been present. In today’s landscape there are more options for solutions and intelligent automation. This can create great value but only through careful design and implementation. Automation can enable businesses to reduce errors, improving quality and increase overall productivity. The technologies that deliver the best results in automation take the time…
  93. Tips and tricks to ease SAP S/4HANA Finance migration challenges

    Your SAP S/4HANA Finance budget is approved, but are you ready to start your SAP S/4HANA Finance project? Are your existing processes consistent for you to successfully migrate? Understand the key data objects (such as customers/vendors, consistent items and balances, consistent FICO setup and more) that you need for clean and safe transition. Attend this…
  94. Tips and Tricks to Ease SAP S/4HANA Finance Migration Challenges

    Your SAP S/4HANA Finance budget is approved, but are you ready to start your SAP S/4HANA Finance project? Is your existing data consistent enough for you to successfully migrate? Understand the key data objects (including customers/vendors, consistent items and balances, and consistent FICO setup) that you need for a clean and safe transition. By attending,…
  95. The State of the Market of Financial Management

    Join this session to hear the latest results and analysis from SAPinsider's Head of Research on the state of the art of financial management and SAP's feedback. Learn from Martin Naraschewski about how SAP innovations are helping customers transform their finance functions – and how the powerful insights finance can provide can help steer businesses…
  96. Successfully Manage Data Integration Challenges within SAP S/4HANA Central Finance

    When considering a move to SAP S/4HANA Central Finance, does your plan fully address how to integrate your existing non-SAP source system data and master data into your Central Finance implementation? Discover how adding SAP Solution Extensions by Magnitude for SAP S/4HANA can facilitate and accelerate data integration for your move to Central Finance. This…
  97. Setting the Foundation of Finance Transformation with SAP Cash Management

    A recent CFO Magazine study showed that many CFOs are looking to harmonize their banking relationships, standardize and speed up payments, and get real data driven insights on cash forecasting – all integrated to their ERP. In this session, we will share trends from customer projects and workshops and talk about specific ways companies are…
  98. SAP Solution Roadmap for Supporting Financial Management

    The state-of-the-art financial management applications are always evolving with the availability of new technologies. Join this session to learn about the key areas of investment and innovation for the SAP engineering team, across the record-to-report and financial planning and analysis processes in SAP S/4HANA. Understand how the latest solutions related to SAP S/4HANA (Group Reporting,…
  99. Optimizing the Record-to-Report Process with SAP (IAA, AFC, Group Reporting, Disclosure, Rev Rec)

    Financial Planning and Analysis is one of the biggest pain points of SAP customers according to recent SAPinsider research, and is also one of the largest areas of investment that organizations are undertaking, as they realize how critical this discipline is to their overall success. Attend this interactive session to gain an understanding of how…
  100. Drive Optimized Planning & Analysis powered by SAP S/4HANA and SAP Analytics Cloud

    Financial Planning and Analysis is one of the biggest pain points of SAP customers according to recent SAPinsider research, and is also one of the largest areas of investment that organizations are undertaking, as they realize how critical this discipline is to their overall success. Attend this interactive session to gain an understanding of how…
  101. Customer Q&A: How Radiant Logistics Automates more than 2 million Invoices Every Year

    Come hear how Radiant Logistics, Inc. (NYSE: RLGT) is a publicly-traded, non-asset-based global transportation and supply chain management company supports an annual invoice volume of approximately 2 million and a very complicated manual workflow process in North America. Bring your toughest questions and learn how Radiant manages complex invoices with often more than 100 pages…
  102. Case Study: How Callaway transitioned their Planning processes from a legacy solution to the Cloud

    Go inside Callaway Golf’s strategic initiative to transform their planning processes and capabilities moving from a very old and outdated legacy planning solution (SAP BPS) to SAP Analytics Cloud. You will hear details from different stages of their project from business case and scope through execution and go live. You will: - Learn why Callaway…
  103. Ask the Expert | SAP Solutions for Planning & Analysis

    This interactive session will help you navigate the various Planning & Analysis scenarios supported by different SAP planning solutions. Attend this session to ask the experts about the latest in features, functions, strategy, guidance, and future direction to gain the latest understanding and update on where you are and where you can be in your…
  104. Ask the Expert | Record-to-Report Workshop

    SAP and partner experts will be available to take your questions on the record to report process - from a central finance approach, to the entity and group close, to financial reporting - this is your chance to get your questions answered. This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn more about Premium…
  105. Applying Automation in Finance: What You Need to Know

    SAP finance organizations need to implement digital transformation initiatives that increase the speed of their processes, while improving data quality and maintaining compliance. These challenges can be met through the adoption of flexible, scalable SAP automation platforms that allow the business to quickly and easily deploy automation solutions that address their unique business needs. Attend…
  106. A Roadmap for Your Financial Transformation Journey Leveraging SAP Solutions

    According to Gartner, finance teams are constantly asked to do more with less. As a result, 85% of finance teams are currently undergoing or planning a finance transformation. However, 70% of finance transformation initiatives fail to deliver the forecast benefits to the business. Join this session to review all the elements of a successful roadmap…
  107. A Primer on the Central Finance Deployment Option: Discover Key Intelligent Enterprise Capabilities

    If you are interested in learning what is involved with the Central Finance deployment option for SAP S/4HANA, this session is for you. Learn about the key intelligent enterprise capabilities of the digital core for reporting, central process execution, shared services, and finance transformation with Central Finance. Walk through the why, how, what, and when…
  108. 4 Tips to Automate Procurement and AP Processing in ECC and/or SAP S/4HANA

    In a business environment disrupted by crisis and uncertainty, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, organizations are faced with significant financial challenges. One way to save money and gain stability is by automating and digitizing your Procurement and Accounts Payable processes, which has the added benefit of increased efficiency due to best practices. An intelligent and…
  109. Responding to an Employee Engagement Emergency: Public-Sector Lessons in the Pandemic from the BCLC

    When the British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) was forced to send most of their employees home to work remotely in response to the pandemic, it was the second major challenge it encountered in a short span of time. Previously, casino closures throughout the province required BCLC’s front-line teams to work onsite with shifting job functions.…
  110. How Microsoft utilizes Azure & Zero Trust Security for SAP

    In this session we will be covering how Microsoft has adopted a Zero Trust security architecture for SAP deployments, enabling Azure networking, identity access management and monitoring. This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn more about Premium Access
  111. How Microsoft enabled simplified Finance Processes and Reporting in SAP S/4HANA for MS Federal

    In under a year, Microsoft designed, built, and launched an entire new satellite landscape to support the new MS Federal entity. Leveraging S/4 Hana and the Azure Government Cloud, a greenfield satellite was carved out from the main corporate system. The accelerated timeframe required rethinking processes, and leveraging new technology to enable reporting in new…
  112. How Microsoft enabled a highly regulated SAP landscape to support its new MS-Federal entity

    In 2020, Microsoft implemented Microsoft Federal (MS-Federal) to bring all U.S. Government critical customer functions under the same organizational umbrella. To support the newly created MS-Federal entity, Microsoft carved out a complex dedicated landscape into Azure Govt Cloud. This migration represented Microsoft’s first Greenfield deployment of SAP S/4HANA at Microsoft, with end-to-end scope, as a…
  113. SAP S/4HANA on Azure with SAP Business Technology Platform

    Organizations implementing SAP S/4HANA are looking to minimize disruption and maximize business value. Microsoft and SAP are working together to simplify and accelerate that process for SAP S/4HANA on Microsoft Azure. Attend this session to: Learn why SAP S/4HANA is a foundational requirement to support the intelligent enterprise Learn about Microsoft and SAP’s expanded partnership,…
  114. Build a modern data estate with Microsoft Azure and SAP

    In this session, SAP and MSFT experts will share how customers can unlock insights from their SAP data using SAP and Azure analytics solutions. Join us to learn about: - How to use Azure data and analytics services to drive improved business outcomes - How to drive business transformation using SAP Business Solutions - The…
  115. How to manage and operate your SAP landscape on Microsoft Azure

    Running SAP in the public cloud delivers new levels of agility and efficiency. Learn from Microsoft’s Azure Product Group how to use cloud technology to optimize and automate the day-to-day management of your SAP landscape. Microsoft IT has been operating Microsoft’s large SAP installations for over 3 years on Azure and will share hands-on best…
  116. Drive actions and gain insights from the transformation of your SAP Finance data

    When it comes to securing SAP S/4HANA business applications, organizations tend to face three key challenges:  1. How to enable the application security team to prioritize the necessary cybersecurity actions 2. How to give the CISO insight into application security risk activities 3. How to bridge the gap between the problems faced by the CISO…
  117. Why SAP customers need DevSecOps now more than ever

    Setting DevSecOps goals are a key component for aligning mission-critical application functionality with business needs. However, these goals create challenges for teams supporting SAP mission-critical applications. With multiple technologies, architectures, and a lack of unified development sets, SAP application developers handle changes through manual coding and change processes. Errors in custom code can create quality,…
  118. Unleashing next generation Finance – building your intelligent Finance platform with SAP S/4HANA

    The last 12 months have forced the Finance function to evolve more rapidly and more drastically than ever imagined. Fully automated accounting and compliance is a must to scale and real time insights aren’t a luxury anymore. They can be the difference in your company’s survival. In this session, we’ll provide a step-by-step plan to…
  119. Transforming Tax: The path from data to AI

    Data matters to any tax department. To transform your tax department, it is vital that you get the most out of your data and to do so, it is critical that you have a strategy in place. A good strategy defines your tax department data needs and priorities, articulates how you want to use data…
  120. The Usual Suspects: Catching the culprits of SAP access risk

    The world is changing, and SAP ecosystems are changing with it, as more organizations migrate to the SAP S/4HANA platform. Whether you are on the latest version of SAP S/4HANA or still thinking about making the move from ECC, monitoring and managing access risk can be challenging. How can you be sure you are fundamentally…
  121. Tax trends panel discussion

    Join this interactive panel discussion to learn the latest tax trends and their potential impact on your finance and compliance operations We will cover a wide range of topics from the impact of Brexit to the latest ecommerce tax regulations to new laws for tax reporting that you need understand. Bring your key questions and…
  122. Take Control of Your SAP GRC Destiny: Define your compliance roadmap & execute a journey to success

    Companies must take many measures to stay on the right path to compliance, such as ensuring efficient security and GRC technologies, staying one step ahead of fraudsters, and satisfying the requirements of auditors. At the same time, organizations need to avoid common pitfalls they might encounter at different stages of their GRC strategy. How can…
  123. Moving to SAP S/4HANA? Avoid these common audit issues

    Although transformative to businesses, SAP S/4HANA implementations have revealed some common, audit-relevant issues that could create risks for organizations. Because much of the focus of these implementations (and upgrades) is on ensuring that business functionality is enabled and the system goes live quickly, controls and security considerations are often neglected, or severely under-scoped. Implementation issues,…
  124. Maximizing your SAP S/4HANA investment with financial close task automation

    Financial close automation can provide insight into how to navigate the current economic environment, while also providing for sustainable transformation within finance & accounting. As teams consider the virtual experience of financial closing, many are finding out that their technology investments to support their process and people are lacking and yet are critical for success.…
  125. Make the move to modern accounting with BlackLine Solutions for SAP

    Spreadsheets, disparate systems, and limited resources. In today’s uncertain economy Accounting is called to provide more real-time information and to do more with less. But their traditional manual processes are standing in the way .Many F&A leaders are using disruption as a catalyst for change. Controllers are turning to cloud technology like BlackLine’s solutions for…
  126. Least Privilege 2.0: Controlling Risk in a Dynamic Environment

    A growing landscape of laptops and smartphones, widespread internet access, and remote workforces throughout the world have increased the need for risk and identity management and has changed how security models should operate. Continuing to focus on only two dimensions, the “Who” (users and user groups) and the “What” (roles and authorizations), leaves organizations vulnerable…
  127. Keynote | Going live and sustaining compliance in a virtual world with HP and Shell

    In a COVID-19 world where virtual has become the primary way of working, how do companies go live on new technologies and meet compliance objectives in a sustainable way? As companies resume their pursuit of strategic investments in IT transformation, they must be able to identify common challenges with going live and maintaining compliance in…
  128. Keynote | 2021 Finance Priorities: Driving onward and upward in the wake of disruption

    Over a year into the economic disruption caused by COVID-19, most organizations are ready to move on, apply the lessons learned from the past, and reinvigorate their innovation agendas and strategy. While many have had to reset and reprioritize, most finance leaders are now reinvesting in their business and technology portfolios and are ready to…
  129. How to prioritize security measures to avoid an SAP data breach

    With the increasing number of Cyberattacks in different forms, organizations need to avoid the high cost and significant business impact of a potential SAP data breach. Traditional network security does not provide adequate protection of the data in your SAP systems against insider and outsider attacks. In this session, John Mortimer, Security Consultant at CyberSafe,…
  130. How to Implement SAP Cloud Identity Access Governance

    You’ve heard of the SAP Identity and Access Governance (IAG) cloud version—but do you know how this cloud version could be implemented into your existing environment? This presentation will walk you through SAP IAG implementation, from covering key requirements for on-premise and cloud environments to planning for connections to ABAP and cloud applications. You will…
  131. How an integrated team can ensure SAP S/4HANA control and security success

    Migrating to SAP S/4HANA can provide organizations with multiple benefits such as real-time reporting, scalable platforms, simplified processes, and faster analytics. However, effective security and controls as an implementation afterthought can lead to inefficiencies and audit concerns later. How can your organization leverage GRC and controls to ensure a smooth and secure transition? Attend this…
  132. Exercise control and shrink SAP reporting cycles by up to 50%

    Would you like to automate your SAP reporting process and free up more time for data analysis? Are you struggling with inflexible data and time-consuming manual processes that limit your ability to make informed business decisions, fast? In this session, we will demonstrate how you can exercise control over your SAP reporting processes and significantly…
  133. Executive Q&A: The intelligent finance imperative

    The recent economic disruption has accelerated the evolution of finance. Business demands that finance and accounting teams provide tighter integration, increased automation, better visibility into operations as well as more sophisticated planning and reporting capabilities. This interactive panel examines: - How finance and accounting teams are adapting critical priorities when it comes to planning, visibility,…
  134. Enabling SAP S/4HANA Central Finance and Group Reporting at Perrigo

    The audience will learn about Perrigo's SAP S/4HANA Central Finance implementation journey, Attend this session to learn: - Why they are doing it - Why it is different than others - What was established and decided during the preparation on scope, roadmap and tool - Implementation experience and lessons learned till date This content is…
  135. Enabling business transformation with SAP S/4HANA

    Many organizations are currently undergoing or planning a business transformation with SAP S/4HANA. However, many of these transformation initiatives fail to deliver the forecasted benefits to the business. Join this session to learn essential elements to include in your migration roadmap to ensure a successful deployment. Attendees will discover how to: - Identify the business…
  136. Beyond SOX: Addressing non-financial risks through SAP configuration and sound supporting processes

    While many organizations focus on compliance during an SAP implementation, often related to financial reporting and regulations such as Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), they might be underutilizing optional SAP controls that could provide extreme value to their SAP system and supporting processes. How can you apply SAP configuration and sound supporting to minimize and mitigate operational and…
  137. Automating risk management at the speed of threats

    With an increase in malicious cyber activity, organizations are racing to secure their mission-critical applications powered by SAP. An increase in exploitable vulnerabilities means your essential applications, the data running through them, and your operations as a whole are at risk. In this session, we will highlight the current risks organizations are facing and share…
  138. Audits got you down? Improve them with SAP Process Control

    Resource constraints, business deadlines, and financial reporting can make managing and executing audits in a normal year challenging enough—let alone the disruptions of a global pandemic and sudden remote environments. It’s important for organizations to make audits more effective and reliable so that resources can focus on the business and critical controls that can impact…
  139. Achieve improved productivity and efficiency by automating SAP Finance processes

    Accounting and finance departments are continuously looking to automate, streamline and improve business processes without adding complexity to their operations. Cumbersome manual processes consume significant time and effort and needlessly extend a closing period. And home-grown upload solutions tend to be very limited, lacking flexibility and requiring IT support, slowing down productivity. - Learn how…
  140. Panel | The direction and evolution of access control and identity management

    In 2021’s increasingly digital world, organizations will need to remain vigilant. As remote work continues for at least several more months, we can be sure that threat actors will continue to adapt their tactics to capitalize on employees working remotely. Without a clearly defined corporate perimeter, identity will be more important than ever when it…
  141. Panel | How automation and intelligence can be applied to Process Control or Internal Controls

    Automating controls within SAP Process Controls is becoming more and more of a “must” than a “want” for organizations in terms of risk identification and transparency. SAP Process Control can perform both semi- and fully automated testing of controls that range from application controls (value checks, blank checks, change log checks) to master data controls…
  142. What’s New in Access Governance: Implications for identity access management and access control

    Most SAP customers have invested significantly in their on-premise landscape, including a high level of compliance and governance thanks to identity access management and governance solutions. But what happens to all of these solutions once you move to the cloud and need to manage access across the landscape all at the same time? In this…
  143. What you need to know about SAP S/4HANA Cloud for advanced financial closing

    The entity close is a key milestone in every company's record to report process. Get a detailed overview of SAP’s new Cloud service for close orchestration that can help your company streamline the close for improved efficiency and compliance. Attend this session to: - See the solution in action - Learn how SAP S/4HANA Cloud…
  144. The business benefits of SAP Enterprise Threat Detection

    Nowadays, not a day goes by without a new data breach being reported in the news. Cyber-attacks often target our IT infrastructure using phishing, smishing, ransomware or malware. The goal is often to disrupt a company's operations, encrypt databases or block access to carry out extortion. The average time to contain a security breach is…
  145. Secure access to cloud applications and services

    Modern enterprise solutions in the cloud-based system on a microservices architecture requires not only access protection with strong means of authentication but also the capabilities to protect subsequent app-to-service communication. Attend this session to: - Learn about recent innovations in the SAP Cloud Identity Services for multi-factor authentication based on FIDO2 - Explore FIDO2 -…
  146. SAP S/4HANA group reporting as part of a modern finance platform

    SAP S/4HANA for group reporting is SAP’s strategic consolidation solution. Learn how it not only provides integration with underlying S/4HANA local accounting but also integration with intercompany, planning, analytics and disclosure.  Attend this session to find out more about these integration touchpoints which establish S/4HANA for group reporting as one cornerstone within SAP’s modern finance…
  147. SAP S/4HANA Finance expert panel discussion

    Attend this interactive panel discussion where you can get your most important questions answered about the move to SAP S/4HANA and its impact on finance and accounting teams. Learn how SAP S/4HANA impacts your core financial processes and data, and what you need to do to prepare for this important transition. You will: - Understand…
  148. SAP Central Finance: Decision points

    SAP Central Finance represents a key option in your path SAP S/4HANA. This session offers a clear explanation of what SAP Central Finance is and when and how it should be considered as part of your overall migration to SAP S/4HANA. Learn about the key intelligent enterprise capabilities of the digital core for reporting, central…
  149. SAP Central Finance Panel Discussion

    SAP Central Finance represents an important deployment option for SAP S/4HANA in large enterprises, for multi-ERP customers with heterogenous system landscapes, and now also more and more single system instances. Who better listen to than actual customers having been there, having done it? Join this interactive panel session and learn from real-world customers about their…
  150. Roadmap and solutions for FP&A

    SAP provides solutions across the board for various Financial Planning & Analysis requirements. This session provides a detailed overview of these solutions and how they support key planning and profitability capabilities and processes. And you will also hear how SAP is evolving solution functionality in the immediate future. Attend this session to: - Understand the…
  151. Overview of SAP cybersecurity and data protection solutions

    Cyber-attacks can have severe consequences when it comes to SAP S/4HANA applications. These attacks focus on the company’s application layer and use privileged user accounts. Unfortunately, many security departments see the SAP application layer as a “black box,” and assume the security of SAP applications as the responsibility of their Basis or SAP application colleagues,…
  152. Navigating tax solutions for SAP customers

    Tax laws and regulations are in constant flux making it more difficult for global companies to keep pace and ensure compliance. This session discusses the latest solutions from SAP and partners to help organizations navigate important decisions and better understand what tax functionality they need to deploy and where to find it. You will: -…
  153. Keynote | GRC and cybersecurity for SAP S/4HANA and the intelligent enterprise

    As the single source of truth about an enterprise's strategy and operations, SAP S/4HANA and the Intelligent enterprise vision is the beating heart of today's modern enterprises. At the same time, cybersecurity and data protection have emerged as the top risks for enterprises. Compliance, security, and risk management are key in today's digital economy, touching…
  154. Interactive Q&A: Trends in automation and intelligence in finance

    Businesses are rapidly applying a variety of automation solutions to improve efficiency, cut costs, and reallocate resources to more strategic tasks. This interactive Q&A will discuss the latest SAPinsider research on automation in finance and discuss how to get the most out a variety of technologies from Robotic Process Automation (RPA) to machine learning and…
  155. Integrated UI Data Protection: Take protection of your crown jewel data assets to the next level

    The SAP solutions for UI data protection are evolving. Join this session for the debut introduction to the first integrated release of UI Masking and UI Logging. Attend this session to: - Experience a comprehensive demo of many new features, such as data blocking and ‘Reveal on Demand’ with attribute-based authorizations - Know how these…
  156. Indirect Tax: A new engine for automation in global finance

    The rapid pace of sales and use tax reform and government-mandated changes in VAT and GST requirements are impacting the finance automation priorities of businesses around the world. Please join us for this fresh session to learn how you can leverage SAP solutions for global sales and value-added tax determination, filing, and real-time reporting across…
  157. Future of FP&A panel discussion

    Migrating to SAP S/4HANA and implementing SAP Fiori can impact your GRC/IAG ruleset and your SAP roles - but to what extent? Attend this session to gain an understanding of the differences between ECC and SAP S/4HANA and to dive deep into the changed data model of SAP S/4HANA and the new authorization layers introduced…
  158. Extend your BPC investment and complement it with SAP Analytics Cloud

    Many organizations currently leverage SAP BPC as a core planning solution. With the advent of SAP Analytics Cloud, companies now have a choice to update and extend their current capabilities. But does that mean you have to walk way from your current investment? This session offers a detailed guide for helping organizations get the most…
  159. Effective Internal Auditing in the Digitalized Era: Adding value to the business

    We see a strong push towards organizations adopting cloud-based software while still having on-prem operations, automation of as many processes as possible, use of many types of artificial intelligence, and ongoing decentralized and home working. What needs to be audited, and how it is audited, is changing. In this session you will: - Obtain a…
  160. Drive Predictive planning through machine learning with SAP Analytics Cloud

    SAP Analytics Cloud provides machine learning capabilities that can help organizations integrate advanced and predictive analytics within their planning processes. Given the rapid pace of change and disruption within global organizations, these features can provide useful insight to the business. In this session you will: - Gain a detailed introduction to the concept of predictive…
  161. Creating and deploying automated controls in SAP Process Control

    Are you taking full advantage of your SAP Process Control investment with automation? Attend this session to learn how to configure continuous control monitoring in SAP Process Control. Attendees will learn how to: - Define and test data sources to retrieve data from source systems using common sub-scenarios (reports, tables, queries, and so on) -…
  162. Creating a cybersecurity risks dashboard in the SAP Analytics Cloud

    When it comes to securing SAP S/4HANA business applications, organizations tend to face three key challenges:  1. How to enable the application security team to prioritize the necessary cybersecurity actions 2. How to give the CISO insight into application security risk activities 3. How to bridge the gap between the problems faced by the CISO…
  163. Case study | Threat detection in SAP applications & implementation of SAP Enterprise Threat Detection

    An important component of a comprehensive security strategy is control over activities performed within the SAP environment to ensure landscape security . This includes monitoring applications behavior with respect to policies and regulatory requirements. This session will discuss three customer scenarios both before and after implementing SAP Enterprise Threat Detection. Scenario 1 Before implementing SAP…
  164. Benefits of moving to SAP S/4HANA Finance

    Although SAP S/4HANA has been available for over five years and been deployed at thousands of customer sites, not everyone is aware of all the potential benefits that it brings to finance departments that are currently using SAP ECC. There is much to learn and many questions to be answered. Attend this session for an…
  165. 2021 Customer Journeys in Finance and Accounting: An executive perspective

    2021 marks a year of recovery and optimism. Understand how finance teams are gearing up for the coming year and how they are tackling challenges and making the most out of key opportunities. In this session we will discuss the latest trends related to Finance journeys to SAP S/4HANA, the cloud, the digitization of tax,…
  166. Navigating SAP solutions for record-to-report

    SAP has a host of solutions that can support various parts of the record to report process from group reporting and consolidations to end-to-end close. This session will clarify how SAP’s solutions fit together for an end-to-end process, provide a roadmap, as well as illustrate how they are using third party and solution extensions to…
  167. Panel | SAP S/4HANA Finance customer journeys: Innovative business use cases that have delivered ROI

    Line of Business leaders are under pressure to deliver superior business results. Leveraging SAP S/4HANA for the right use cases can unlock high value and the potential to drive business results to new highs. Attend this panel discussion, hosted by the SAP Chief Customer Office, SAP S/4HANA and Analytics Ambassador Program, and hear from customers…
  168. How analytics changes with SAP S/4HANA and impact to modern data platform

    As you transform your business with SAP S/4HANA, the way analytics are handled is going to change. SAP S/4HANA opens insights like never before. A new approach to a modern data platform adds significant value and provides the opportunity to unlock the potential of a SAP S/4HANA transformation. Attend this comprehensive session to: -Learn how…
  169. Explore SAP S/4HANA innovation highlights for logistics

    Explore the latest SAP S/4HANA innovation highlights for logistics, including predictive MRP, preliminary billing as well as enhancements in central procurement, extended service parts planning and advanced Available-to-Promise. Attend this comprehensive session to: -Experience SAP S/4HANA’s role in the intelligent enterprise -Learn about what’s new with SAP S/4HANA 2020 in logistics -See what’s in the…
  170. Leading practices for Data Visualizations in SAP Analytics Cloud

    SAP Analytics Cloud uses a library of visualizations that have never been easier to integrate with your existing planning and reporting data. With all these visualizations available, sometimes it is not clear which one is best suited for your requirements. This session will explore concepts and leading practices from the leading minds in the field…
  171. Using stories, pages, and the digital boardroom to interact with your data

    SAP Analytics cloud offers many powerful features and functionalities. Many of these features are embedded deep within the tool and users are not always cognizant about these. Three such effective tools are stories, pages and digital boardrooms. In this session, attendees will: -Learn what a Story is and how it’s used in SAP Analytics Cloud…
  172. Model Creation in SAP Analytics Cloud

    Developing models in SAP Analytics cloud allows you to leverage the full potential of SAC and the wide gamut of analytical tools it makes available. However, there are best practices associated with developing these models in SAC. This session will cover those best practices and the right approach. Attendees will:    -Learn how to create…
  173. Executive Forum Tech Panel: Your Strategy for SAP S/4HANA

    While some organizations have already made the move to SAP S/4HANA, many are either still to make a decision or are in the process of determining their path forward. But figuring out how to proceed can be complex. What is the right infrastructure? Is private or public cloud best? Which provides the appropriate flexibility? What…
  174. Effective Data Visualization

    Learn best practices of dashboard design and data visualization in a detailed, practical, step-by-step, and ready-to-use way. Focus is placed on a common set of dashboard design rules, such as the usage of different visualization, colors, and text, as part of an overall dashboard design process. These best practices are contrasted with less successful design…
  175. Best practices for SAP analytics cloud and SAP BW/4HANA

    In this session attendees will receive an overview on how SAP Analytics Cloud integrates with SAP BW / SAP BW4HANA and allows customers to leverage their existing investment and create compelling data visualizations. The session will cover the different data connectivity options and provide an update on the latest developments between SAP Analytics Cloud and…
  176. Panel Discussion: SAP S/4HANA Analytics customer journeys

    Line of Business leaders are under pressure to deliver superior business results. Leveraging SAP Analytics, organizations can solve business challenges and drive business results to new highs. Attend this SAP Customer panel, hosted by the SAP Chief Customer Office, SAP S/4HANA and Analytics Ambassador Program, and hear from companies who have implemented unique and innovative…
  177. How to get the most out of SAP S/4HANA with SAP Fiori

    Due to the innovation offered by smart phones and modern websites, today’s technology consumers have high expectations for user experience. Companies that want to attract talent need to provide a modern working environment, which includes ensuring a delightful user experience—and empowering users to be productive and effective—through enterprise applications. SAP Fiori can help businesses provide…
  178. Keynote | Join the Movement to what’s next – SAP’s digital core

    SAP’s 2027 extended deadline on SAP S/4HANA migration has lit a fire under many businesses that had long been deferring the move. Now it is a priority. However, SAP S/4HANA is only good as the value you want to get out of it, and too often businesses are choosing to make the jump for a…
  179. A detailed look at the latest SAP analytics cloud strategy and roadmap

    This session will explore the latest SAP Analytics Cloud strategy, how it is set up, and how it aligns to SAP’s corporate strategy. You will examine what is in store for SAP Analytics Cloud and how the future platform direction will impact BI, planning, and augmented analytics. Learn about planned innovations and come away with…
  180. The future of SAP analytics

    Learn what the future has in store for SAP Analytics and its vital part in SAP’s Intelligent Enterprise Strategy. Gain a better understanding of our next steps with SAP Analytics Cloud and the SAP BusinessObjects BI Suite, and the value available through extending and expanding modern analytics capabilities across your organization. Key takeaways : -SAP…
  181. Getting started with data warehouse cloud

    SAP's advanced data warehouse, SAP Data Warehouse Cloud is SAP's latest technology driving advanced data management for analytics. A cloud-based system, SAP Data Warehouse Cloud, offers a new paradigm for taming data chaos in your enterprise by bringing many data sources together into a smoothly function data store, ready for advanced analytics. Attend this comprehensive…
  182. SAP business warehouse update

    SAP Business Warehouse is SAP's workhorse data warehouse system. Always innovating, SAP has continued to extend the value for both new and existing SAP Business Warehouse customers with new functionality in SAP BW/4HANA. In this session you will hear about: -The latest innovations in SAP BW/4HANA -Upgrading your existing system to the latest BW/4HANA technology…
  183. SAP BusinessObjects BI and SAP Analytics Cloud: Best of both worlds

    Extend your analytics capabilities and self-service user analysis across your entire organization with SAP Analytics Cloud while continuing to use your enterprise operational reporting and your semantics layer and universes, and SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence models and assets. In this session, we will: -Provide an overview of how you can gain greater analytics capabilities by…
  184. Analytics Success: In a world turned upside-down, what changed and what didn’t?

    Recent events have led to an explosion of economic uncertainty, and analytics has become the “number one pandemic technology” — because businesspeople don’t want to navigate in the dark. In this session we’ll take a look at how latest analytics technologies provide more opportunities than ever to let organizations know where they stand today, and…
  185. The future of data warehousing

    The practice of managing data for the next generation of analytics is rapid evolving. Advanced techniques of combining multiple data sources into a single data fabric, managing user privileges and communities, and data sharing throughout the cloud offer new capabilities and new risks in delivering data in the cloud. This content is available to Premium Members.…
  186. Turning data chaos into data value with SAP Data Intelligence

    In the age of big data and business intelligence, data catalogs are becoming the essence of metadata management, helping and guiding data users better understand their data and its importance. A data catalog focuses on data assets and connects the data sets within the assets with its related metadata to help the users of the…
  187. Fast-track complex SAP cloud migrations during SAP S/4HANA transformation projects

    COVID-19 has changed everything. In six months, the global market has matured ten years in terms of embracing digital as the #1 channel. Deficiencies in supply chains and operational resiliency were fully exposed. While a 5% burst of technology spending during the first three months of the pandemic was directed to remote work enablement and…
  188. The ‘Why’: The key to unlocking the value in digital transformation

    SAP’s 2027 extended deadline on SAP S/4HANA migration has lit a fire under many businesses that had long been deferring the move. Now it is a priority. However, SAP S/4HANA is only good as the value you want to get out of it, and too often businesses are choosing to make the jump for a…
  189. Cloud operating model for SAP S/4HANA

    Want to move your SAP S/4HANA system to the cloud? What you should be asking is whether the cloud is a destination or an operating model. This session will explore how VMware and Lenovo have partnered to provide a cloud operating model for SAP applications. We will discuss what a cloud operating model looks like,…
  190. Accelerate SAP S/4HANA transformations with process visualization and intelligent automation

    As organizations evaluate the best path forward to speed SAP digital transformation efforts and future-proof from further digital disruption, transitioning to SAP S/4HANA is different for every organization. Prior to embarking on any SAP S/4HANA transformation journey, organizations must fully understand their current business strategy and the true flow of their mission critical processes. Understanding…
  191. SAP Data Warehouse Cloud and SAP Analytics Cloud: Better Together

    SAP Data Warehouse Cloud and SAP Analytics Cloud represent the future of SAP Analytics solutions. In this session, SAP Product Evangelist and Expert Ingo Hilgefort will discuss why and how you will want to run both solutions together. You will understand the value of a truly unified data and analytics offering for your organization. Key…
  192. SAP data warehouse cloud – an introduction

    SAP Data Warehouse Cloud is SAP’s public cloud data warehouse offering, with integrations into SAP ERP, SAP S/4HANA, SAP BW/4HANA and many other SAP Applications out of the box. In this introduction session, attendees will receive an overview on the role of SAP Data Warehouse Cloud as part of the overall data warehouse strategy and…
  193. Efficiently manage your SAP systems in hybrid environments with SAP Landscape Management

    SAP Landscape Management is an orchestration and automation solution that assists with managing your SAP systems deployed on-premise, private cloud, Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) aka Hyperscaler environments, or in a hybrid setup. SAP Landscape Management helps many customers in the world to be more efficient, flexible, and resilient. The solution supports in the journey to be an…
  194. Deploy SAP solutions on hyperscalers in minutes with SAP Cloud Appliance Library

    SAP Cloud Appliance Library is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution that offers a quick and convenient way to consume the latest SAP solutions like as SAP S/4HANA, SAP HANA Express Edition, Model Company Solutions, and Industry Solutions in Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) aka Hyperscaler environments. It is an online library of the latest, pre-configured, ready-to-use SAP solutions that…
  195. Application Lifecycle Management Strategy and Roadmap

    Join us for a session that introduces the Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) portfolio, including SAP Solution Manager, SAP Cloud ALM, SAP Focused Run and more. Explore the roadmaps and key advice to match the right ALM solution for your organization. Attend this session to : -Learn about the Application Lifecycle Management portfolio offerings of SAP…
  196. Application Lifecycle Management: Meet-the-Expert

    Is your Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) strategy on track and ready for today’s cloud and hybrid solutions and tomorrow’s SAP – the intelligent suite of integrated applications? Join us in this session to meet with SAP Product Management for Application Lifecycle Management. Explore the benefits and advantages of SAP’s end-to-end ALM offerings: SAP Solution Manager,…
  197. Getting started with your first Intelligent ERP use case in SAP S/4HANA

    Intelligence embedded into end-to-end business processes in SAP S/4HANA helps you put business outcomes into focus. But what’s the best way to get started? And what are the technologies enabling these capabilities? In this session you will: -Learn how the latest innovations for machine learning, robotic process automation, situation handling, and more are shaping the…
  198. What’s New with SAP Solution Manager 7.2 SPS12, Focused Build and Focused Insights SP07

    Join us in the session that celebrates the launch of the latest new features and key capabilities for SAP Solution 7.2 SPS12, Focused Build SP07, and Focused Insights SP07. Attend this session to: Hear from our experts on highlights in this support-pack-stack release. Know the key highlights of SPS12 for SAP Solution Manager 7.2 Get…
  199. Test Strategy for On-Premise Centric Customers

    This session provides key details about the Test Strategy for on-premise centric scenarios. Learn about the expanded value proposition of the SAP and Tricentis Test Automation partnership and how customers can benefit from this synergy for their transition to SAP S/4HANA. Attend this session to: Understand the capabilities of the SAP Solution Manager Test Suite…
  200. Reduce your cloud spending with SAP Landscape Management Cloud

    It doesn’t make sense to run your SAP systems – especially non-production systems – 24/7 in Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) aka Hyperscaler environments like you used to for on-premise deployments, because infrastructure costs will explode. SAP Landscape Management Cloud is a brand-new Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) product (released in 2021) that focuses on this challenge. It helps to optimize…
  201. Overview of the SAP Business Technology Platform

    In 2020 SAP started talking about their Business Technology Platform (BTP), but many organizations have questions about this new technology. What is the SAP Business Technology Platform? Is it a rebranding of an existing solution? Is it something new? And what does it mean for SAPinsiders? Join this session to: Receive an overview of the…
  202. The complete & open hybrid Infrastructure for SAP

    One of the biggest goals of organizations that are moving to SAP S/4HANA is to increase reliability and flexibility while reducing downtime during the transition. Red Hat and SAP have shared a long and successful history, and Red Hat is committed to helping SAP customers on their journey to achieve these goals and become an intelligent…
  203. Unlocking the full potential of your SAP data

    Getting your data out of SAP can be a sensitive topic. You have to consistently plan on how to safely extract it and ensure you are maintaining compliance with your SAP licensing and working with your SAP teams. This session will answer your questions around how to unlock your raw SAP data fast and start…
  204. Cloudy with a chance of security & compliance

    Security and compliance continue to be the top concerns for migrating to SAP S/4HANA in the cloud, even above performance, flexibility, and cost. That’s because, ultimately, it’s still your responsibility to ensure the security of your data and applications – even if they reside in someone else’s datacenter. Fortunately, a strong cloud provider and the…
  205. Simplifying SAP S/4HANA across complex banking needs

    Global banking connectivity can be one of the most complex components of an ERP project. With every bank requiring their own specific format structures which can even vary between branches at the same bank, IT and SI integration team have a significant manual build as part of the project. Learn how a bank connectivity platform…
  206. Trusted controls for SAP S/4HANA

    In this session professionals from the KPMG GRC Technology Services group will discuss how the SAP S/4HANA landscape is evolving for many organizations with modernized platforms and integrated cloud technologies. We will also explore how leading organizations are addressing this new portfolio of risks through an effective controls integration approach. Throughout the session the speakers…
  207. 2021 Priorities for SAP S/4HANA, Cloud, and Infrastructure

    Over the past year, organizations have faced the challenges of dealing with a virtual work environment, building a new supply chain, and determining if and when their plans for business and enterprise transformation can or should continue. While many have had to reset and re-prioritize projects, most are now starting to move forward with plans…
  208. How to move to SAP S/4HANA in your cloud

    With SAP S/4HANA your business can excel. But with a complex and critical platform it’s crucial to get there quickly, minimize risk, and gain the agility that your business requires. HPE has the deep experience that comes from migrating over 1500 customers, and HPE infrastructure powers more than twice as many SAP customers as other…
  209. A detailed primer on Central Finance

    SAP Central Finance is the key deployment option for S/4HANA in large enterprises, for multi-ERP customers with heterogenous system landscapes, and now also more and more single system instances. Join this session to get a primer (if you are new to SAP Central Finance, or join to get a refresher or are looking for some…
  210. SAP Solution Manager 7.2: Solution Documentation 101

    Attend this session if you use or planning to use solution documentation to document, maintain, and enhance your business processes. Solution documentation has been revamped in SAP Solution Manager 7.2 and is still the starting point/prerequisite to use key functionalities like Business Process Monitoring, Test Management and Impact Analysis for example. We will to review…
  211. Embarking on an SAP Analytics Cloud Hybrid journey

    SAP sees the future of Business Intelligence (BI) in the cloud. Organizations have been using on-premises BI tools for decades so there are plenty of questions when it comes to undertaking the journey to SAO Analytics cloud. This session will help users with critical aspects that they need to know about embarking on an SAO…
  212. A Customer View: Brownfield & Big Bang Approach to SAP S/4HANA

    One customer's experiences for SAP S/4HANA journey, which are "decision of brownfield", "business downtime", "ROI", "machine learning", "Fiori" etc., including lessons learned from a sandbox conversion and taking advantage of free SAP resources. Our project will start in January 2021 and will go live in summer of 2021. Key takeaways: -How to proceed with implementing…
  213. SAP S/4HANA embedded analytics journey

    Managing SAP HANA requires a wide range of skills. Take a deep dive into advanced SAP HANA administration and master techniques and tools for effective analysis of issues, monitoring of the workload, and overall management of SAP HANA systems, including multi-tenant databases. Attend this comprehensive session to: -Learn how to leverage the SAP HANA cockpit…
  214. Interactive Q&A: Trends in infrastructure preparation for SAP S/4HANA

    Whether or not they are transitioning to SAP S/4HANA now or in the future, organizations must make preparations for their eventual move to the solution. This interactive Q&A will discuss the latest SAPinsider research on that infrastructure preparation and discuss what decisions are being made in the space, particularly around the cloud. Bring your questions…
  215. A quick comparison of SAP S/4HANA Cloud, SAP Analytics Cloud, and SAP Data Intelligence

    The goal of the presentation is to explore the latest updates related to SAP cloud technologies (SAP Analytics Cloud, SAP Data Intelligence, and SAP S/4HANA Cloud), and as a useful guide to companies to choose when each of these technologies is applicable to them depending on their key processes they want to involve in the…
  216. SAP HANA guide to performance analysis, optimization, and administration techniques

    A mix of presentation/lecture and demonstrations using HANA Studio and HANA Cockpit with the latest HANA 2.0 SP05 system. The goal is to focus on using the tools for performance analysis, review several key capabilities for monitoring system performance, workload analysis, analysis of SQL expensive statements, and what to look for in diagnostic files and…
  217. Understand various building blocks for hosting SAP workloads in public cloud

    Dive deep into various topics like cloud assessment, compelling events, business case including how to deploy, migrate and operate SAP workloads in public cloud. Attend this comprehensive session to: -Learn how to define cloud strategy to move SAP workloads to public cloud -Understand the required cloud foundations for your public cloud -Learn various options of…
  218. Migrating Legacy ABAP to SAP S/4HANA: A pragmatic approach

    For customers that have invested heavily with custom ABAP over the years, the idea of trying to migrate to SAP S/4HANA can feel overwhelming. But with careful planning, hope is not lost. In this session, we’ll explore some pragmatic and methodical approaches to SAP S/4HANA migration that allows you to take stock of where you…
  219. How SAP Analytics Cloud Planning can enable predictive forecasting in uncertain times

    In today’s dynamic climate, one thing is for certain — we can’t plan based on last year’s results. Accurate, flexible, iterative and timely planning is critical. Sales forecasts fluctuate daily, and business conditions can change weekly. We must adapt to current facts and model numerous scenarios to be prepared for what lies ahead. This session…
  220. Practical steps for building a proof of concept for SAP S/4HANA analytics

    This session provides all you need to know to set up a proof of concept (PoC) for SAP S/4HANA analytics assembled in one place. Explore your options for BI on SAP S/4HANA and come away with a useful checklist that will help you accelerate your PoC, including links to documentation, blogs, and SAP training offerings.…
  221. Get started with SAP S/4HANA embedded analytics

    Understand considerations for consuming SAP S/4HANA embedded analytics via SAP BusinessObjects tools, SAP Fiori, and SAP BW. Learn how to extend SAP-delivered core data services (CDS) views and build your own. Learn how to extend SAP-delivered core data services (CDS) views and build your own. Come away with a useful list of education options to…
  222. The (almost) perfect business case for an SAP HANA cloud system transformation

    Understanding your TCO is one of the biggest challenges of moving to the cloud. One provider charges based on number of users, traffic, storage used, and instances, while another charges based on CPUs, storage, energy usage, hardware, network traffic, and manpower. This makes comparing different solutions and providers with on-premise environments extremely difficult. In addition,…
  223. Add PDF editing capabilities to your UI5 application using a commercial library as a custom control

    UI5 offers a large set of controls but sometimes nevertheless a feature is missing. However, UI5 has a sometimes-overlooked feature: custom controls which allow you to develop your own UI5 control. In this session I wrap a commercial web control as a UI5 custom control in order to add advanced PDF editing features to my…
  224. How Galler moved to SAP S/4HANA in record time thanks to automation

    Galler, as an independent chocolate factory in Belgium, is undergoing a transformation at all levels. As part of this journey, they wanted to redesign their business processes, use technology to help change and support the new business vision and take the best out of SAP functionality. They decided to adopt SAP S/4HANA to Increase productivity…
  225. Key considerations for an SAP BW/4HANA or SAP HANA native data warehouse

    SAP offers two ways of data warehousing using SAP HANA; the data warehouse application approach using SAP BW or SAP BW/4HANA or the SAP HANA Native Data Warehouse This session will outline the methodology used by two different companies on how one chose the SAP BW/4HANA solution, while the other one used SAP HANA Native…
  226. How to find the SAP ECC transaction codes that have been removed or replaced in SAP S/4HANA

    How to find which are the Transaction Codes that are Deleted or Replaced in SAP S/4HANA which was available in SAP ECC.SAP has created a simplified version in SAP S/4HANA and in order to do that they simplified the number of Transaction Codes that can be used. The presentation will cover some useful Transaction Codes…
  227. Building a business case and a project plan for your SAP HANA project

    Are you intrigued by SAP HANA but you don’t know where to start and where to achieve the best ROI? This session will demonstrate how you can build a business case and a roadmap of your SAP HANA implementation. Based on your current As-Is situation we will present an approach to generate fact-based results derived…
  228. An expert’s assessment of business blueprint options in SAP Solution Manager

    You should attend this session if you are currently using or planning to use SAP Solution Manager for Blueprinting, Documentation or Testing of existing systems and if you want to learn about the existing options for Solution Documentation. We will discuss the different options to create your business blueprint structure (SAP S/4HANA Best Practices, Library…
  229. How to modernize your SAP Access Control rule set and mitigating control library

    Being on the “latest and greatest” version of the GRC technology does not always mean that your GRC rule set or mitigations are current and accurate for your business. How can you be sure that your controls and processes are up to date, accurate, and reflective of compliance standards? In this session we will explore…
  230. Understanding Universal Allocations in SAP S/4HANA

    Cost Allocation within the Overhead Cost Controlling module enables business users to periodically allocate posted amounts and quantities from sender cost objects to receiver cost objects based on a cycle structure. Some challenges exist with the current ECC functionality such as the ability of users to easily understand their allocation processes and the ability to…
  231. Unearth the hidden secrets of parallel currencies in SAP ERP Financials

    Functional currency. Group currency. Hard currency. Index currency. Controlling area currency. Ledger currency. Global currency. Add to these the complexities associated with parallel valuations — such as legal valuation and group valuation — and it is easy to see why currencies are one of the most misunderstood (but also most powerful) features of SAP ERP…
  232. Migrate to SAP S/4HANA Finance from Classic to SAP S/4HANA directly in 1-step or 2-steps via New G/L

    If you are a Classic Ledger setup and have decided to migrate to SAP S/4HANA, one of the most important decisions you must make is whether to migrate to SAP S/4HANA Finance directly in one-step OR in two-steps via SAP General Ledger (formerly known as New G/L). Now, both the options are available. Both the…
  233. Best practices for managing the standardization of chart of accounts in a live SAP system

    Learn about your options to tame a chart of accounts that has grown to be unmanageable and unwieldy, and dive into key considerations for a successful and seamless chart of accounts standardization initiative using SLO-type conversion methodology. By attending, you learn: - Learn about the structural transformations you should do in your system, prior to…
  234. RPA and FP&A: Where’s the value?

    Robotic Process Automation is the one of the latest buzzword technologies to cross business and IT landscapes. It’s taken particular hold in helping to streamline core financial and operational process. Is RPA ready to add value to the FP&A process? This session will help you: - Understand the basics of RPA and where in the…
  235. No Snake Oil: How to leverage Machine Learning in forecasting

    In this session see real world examples of how Machine Learning can enrich the forecasting process. We will look at better understanding your data, making accurate predictions and interventional forecasting in the face of unforeseen events. This session is a full end to end demo using real world published 10-Q financials and macroeconmic factors. If…
  236. Troubleshooting FI and MM integration

    Put an end to the perennial battle between FI and MM functional analysts over the responsibility of FI/MM integration configuration. Empower your FI team and take control of the critical configuration and integration points between these areas to ensure clean postings in General Ledger Accounting (FI-GL). You will: - Examine the fields that drive the…
  237. 30 Things all finance end users need to know

    This back-to-basics session identifies the most important areas to address when training all end users on SAP functionality, including analysis, display, environment, and reporting. Take home 30 tips that will accelerate the end-user learning curve and reduce calls to the help desk. You will: - Learn how to help users get the most from reporting…
  238. Using Flexible Hierarchies in SAP S/4HANA

    For most SAP Customers, Cost, and profit Center hierarchies (or groups) are usually utilized in reporting, planning and allocations. However, when business requirements have changed, it is sometimes cumbersome to update this hierarchies to reflect those changes. Flexible Hierarchies were introduced with SAP S/4HANA 1709 to accommodate frequent and complex organizational changes. It allows the…...…
  239. Case Study: How Hershey is leveraging GRC to increase control automation with SAP S/4HANA

    Learn how The Hershey Company, one of the largest chocolate manufacturers in the world, partnered with their SAP S/4HANA ERP implementation team to embed a reliable system of internal controls as part of the solution confirmation phase of the implementation. Attend this session to hear how Hershey: - Partners with key business process owners to…
  240. Case Study | How Pfizer supports audit testing & enhances user experience in SAP GRC Process Control

    Effectively administrating and governing control creation and execution in SAP Process Control (PC) requires a series of developments, knowledge, and experience. Hear from Pfizer on proven control design administration and master techniques for effective control maintenance, execution, monitoring, and audit testing. Attend this session to: - Take a deep dive into a governance model that…
  241. Expert’s guide for SAP GRC 12 configuration, Fiori UI, HANA integration, and upgrade FAQs

    SAP GRC 12.0 has upgraded the look and feel of the GRC suite’s user experience while offering new enhanced integration with SAP HANA. Anyone considering a move from SAP GRC 10.0 to 12.0 will want to know that the upgrade will be successful. How can you best configure this security and compliance suite to fit…
  242. Case Study | How Delivery Hero’s better audit management helped improve the customer experience

    On the face, internal audit processes are rather elementary. Planning, fieldwork, reporting, and follow-up very familiar to us and we are used to performing tasks within these sub-processes in all of our audits. However, how do we leverage technology perform our internal audit tasks in a more effective and efficient manner? The devil is certain…
  243. Finance transformation with SAP S/4HANA and Central Finance

    Finance transformation is increasingly being adopted by companies around the world, to transition the finance function from being a back-office supporting role to a proactive one, helping to produce timely insights and on-the-fly reporting to help with real-time decision making, which is facilitated through the adoption of an intelligent system. SAP S/4HANA is an example…
  244. Strategic and technical considerations for SAP S/4HANA Finance transition

    As a key stakeholder, you want to transition from the classic General Ledger to the latest and greatest and there are many options: SAP General Ledger, SAP S/4HANA Finance, Central Finance, and more. Attend this in-depth session to gain a deep understanding of various strategic and technical considerations you must be ready with before you…
  245. The New Normal: FP&A lessons learned

    Learn how to adjust to thrive and not just survive in The New Normal. FP&A teams will have to make adjustments to processes including people, process, culture, and technology to adapt. Confronting a historic level of uncertainty has rendered traditional methods of data analytics, forecasting, and scenario planning all but useless. Predictions for the return…
  246. The four indispensable FI-AP tips and tricks every SAP customer needs to know

    Make your FI-AP processes run more efficiently and help your users be more productive with 4 indispensable tips and tricks. Understand your choices for using special G/L indicators. Learn the differences between internal and external vendor GR/IR accounts and learn how to pick the right option that best reflects your business situation. You will -…
  247. Key implementation considerations for Group Reporting

    SAP S/4HANA for Group Reporting is one of the key SAP solutions for consolidations and financial close. This session will help you understand where this solution may fit into your plans and offer a real-world perspective on how to evaluate and implement for optimal gain. You will: - Understand the key business requirements which need…
  248. Using SAP UI Logging & the SAP Security Audit Log to monitor events to mitigate Cyber Security Risks

    Protecting an organization’s data has never been more challenging. The cost of a data leak goes far beyond fines – impacting both investor and consumer confidence, causing potentially catastrophic harm to brand and reputation. Proactively addressing risk through logging user interaction, coupled with masking sensitive confidential data provides much needed tracking, auditability and safeguarding. SAP…
  249. How the Swiss Federal Administration planned their SAP S/4HANA move with security by design in mind

    Hardly any other domain has changed as much as cybersecurity in recent years and ensuring SAP security in a dynamic environment is a constant challenge. As SAP Systems are being more integrated with other (Cloud) solutions, they are nowadays increasingly exposed to higher risks. The extensive use of cloud components is changing the attack vectors…
  250. Interactive Discussion | Top influencers discuss key industry trends

    For HR organizations, a move to the cloud requires a knowledge of the benefits of the latest product and technology innovation and a thorough understanding of how the shift from HCM to human experience management (HXM) will impact their people and processes. It also requires sound advice and experiential lessons learned from those that have…
  251. Q&A | Accelerating the journey to HR 3.0

    In a recent survey, more than two-thirds of executives said that the global HR function is ripe for disruption and employee experience is critical to helping HR drive a company’s overall enterprise transformation. Join this interactive session to discuss the evolution of the HR experience and its importance as we move to a digital age…
  252. Tips for a successful transition to SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central Payroll

    What key lessons have customers learned during SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central Payroll implementations? Attend this session to hear the experiences of IBM clients who have moved to Employee Central Payroll and get advice for how they managed and overcame any challenges along the way. You will hear details of some of the more common implementation…
  253. Solution Roadmap | SAP SuccessFactors Core HR, Time Management, and Payroll

    This session will explore the latest SAP SuccessFactors solution roadmap. Join solution experts from SAP SuccessFactors to understand SAP’s vision for human experience management (HXM) and how that vision is being realized across Employee Central, Employee Central Time, and Employee Central Payroll. This session will help you understand the latest product roadmap and the functionality…
  254. Interactive Discussion | The current state of time management and workforce management

    Time management is an evolving topic within SAP SuccessFactors that is very important to customers across all industries. In this interactive session you will hear industry experts and customers discuss the current state of time management options and how the latest releases may impact the journey from on-premise to the cloud. Join this session to:…
  255. Interactive Discussion | Continuous improvement in an Employee Central Payroll environment

    Going live with Employee Central Payroll is a major effort for some companies and getting the most from it after go-live can require some effort. In this informative panel discussion, you will get insights from SAP, customers, and expert consultants to help you understand how companies are making the most of their Employee Central Payroll…
  256. Accelerate your HR agreements with SAP Signature Management by DocuSign

    SAP Signature Management by DocuSign is integrated with SAP SuccessFactors, enabling you to accelerate your HR agreements. Enable candidates and employees to securely access, sign, and send important HR documents electronically—anywhere, anytime, and on any device. This session will cover: - How DocuSign is integrated with SAP SuccessFactors’ recruiting and onboarding modules - A real-world…
  257. Interactive Discussion | Employee experience strategies and trends

    How important is employee experience? In a recent SAPinsider survey, 43% said that their HR strategies are being driven most by higher expectations for improved employee experience. Join this informative interactive discussion to hear industry experts discuss the state of employee experience management, explore what’s required to incorporate employee experience in an HR technology stack,…
  258. A look at recent innovations in Core HR, Time Management, and Payroll

    This informative “reverse roadmap” session will highlight the most recent innovations and updates that SAP SuccessFactors has delivered across Employee Central, Employee Central Time, and Employee Central Payroll. You will learn about solution updates and innovations you may have missed and get up-to-speed on recent releases. Attend this session to understand the key functionality and…
  259. Employee Centric Workforce Management and your HXM Vision

    With everything your employees are dealing with today, you need to make it easy for them to accomplish the transactions needed to ensure they are accurately paid and can easily access important benefits like time off and leave. Simplifying tasks related to traditional time and attendance processes can have a huge impact to employees work…
  260. Core HR for an Agile Business

    Hear a real-world story of how SAP SuccessFactors solutions can help you harness innovation to place employees at the center of your business. Learn how you can better manage a global workforce, empower employees, run an agile business, and easily track attendance and payroll. This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn more…
  261. Keynote | Move to the Cloud with Human Experience Management

    As an HR leader, people are your business. How do you engage them with engaging experiences, the right guidance, and the tools required to support your business strategy? By moving to the cloud and leveraging Human Experience Management (HXM). To be an employer of choice, you should provide people experiences that are simple, intuitive, and…
  262. Realize an Exceptional Employee Experience with Talent Intelligence

    HCM alone is not enough to meet employee expectations. Today's office is virtual, digital, and diverse, and enterprises need a new way to retain and motivate their workforces. This way forward is Talent Intelligence, which uses deep learning AI to create new enterprise capabilities for competitive success. Join this talk with Eightfold AI President Kamal…
  263. Realize an Exceptional Employee Experience with Talent Intelligence

    HCM alone is not enough to meet employee expectations. Today's office is virtual, digital, and diverse, and enterprises need a new way to retain and motivate their workforces. This way forward is Talent Intelligence, which uses deep learning AI to create new enterprise capabilities for competitive success. Join this talk with Eightfold AI President Kamal…
  264. Build a modern data estate with Microsoft Azure and SAP

    Compliance with regulations like Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) often require a set of controls in place to mitigate risks to the integrity of financial reporting. Current ITGC testing performed by internal and external auditors is only focused on one slice of access risk. Different entry points into SAP systems are overlooked and present a higher level of…
  265. Bridging the Cybersecurity Gap in IT General Controls (ITGC)

    Compliance with regulations like Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) often require a set of controls in place to mitigate risks to the integrity of financial reporting. Current ITGC testing performed by internal and external auditors is only focused on one slice of access risk. Different entry points into SAP systems are overlooked and present a higher level of…
  266. Managing Risk in the Cloud: Gaining Visibility and Threat Intelligence in the Cloud

    Levi’s wanted to pilot a new SAP Hybrid Enterprise Cloud (HEC) instance, but the potential loss of visibility into its operating environment presented a concern and became a challenge that required additional education. This session examines how, by partnering with Onapsis, Levi’s gained visibility into its cloud environment in order to trust and verify that…
  267. Cloud Options for Your Mission-Critical SAP Workloads Fueled by HPE GreenLake

    As SAP customers consider how and when to approach their SAP S/4HANA migrations, they have many decisions to make and myriad options of how to architect their landscapes. A major choice they need to make is regarding what data to keep on premise and what can move to the cloud. Because many companies are deciding…
  268. SAP HANA system performance and optimization techniques – Part 2

    Attend this session and explore techniques and strategies to effectively manage your SAP HANA system performance. Learn best practices to ensure a fast and smooth-running system and find out how you can identify and prevent issues before they occur. Based on lessons learned from real projects, you will learn: - How to effectively curb memory…
  269. An Advanced Guide to Administering, Monitoring, and Performance Optimization of an SAP HANA System

    Take a deep dive into advanced SAP HANA administration and master techniques and tools for effective analysis of issues, monitoring the workload, and overall management of SAP HANA systems, including multi-tenant databases. Attend this session to: - Learn how to leverage the SAP HANA cockpit and studio for security, user management, high-availability administration, system maintenance,…
  270. SAP HANA Cloud: A High Performance Database in the Cloud

    In the last ten years, the market has added new database types (data lakes) and deployment methods (hybrid and cloud). Probably, the number of databases your company uses has grown, too. In this session, learn how your business can benefit from a single point of access to all its enterprise data with one cloud database…
  271. Make Fast, Confident Business Decisions with SAP Analytics Cloud

    The ability to make good business decisions quickly can make or break your organization. SAP Analytics Cloud brings business intelligence (BI), augmented analytics, and planning capabilities together in a single solution so you have everything you need to make fast, confident decisions for your business all in one place. Attend this session and learn how…
  272. How to Get the Most out of Using the Security Audit Log — From configuration to monitoring

    The Security Audit Log in SAP records security-related system information such as unsuccessful logon attempts, changes to user master records, and RFC calls. The Security Audit Log keeps a record of these activities for your review and investigation. Attend this session to gain a comprehensive overview of what the Security Audit Log is, how to…
  273. The SAP Journey to the Cloud: Overcoming Common Migration and Operational Challenges

    SAP customers today are faced with a series of challenges while undergoing a transformation to the cloud. The SAP experts at Atos have an acute understanding of what those stumbling blocks are, having accumulated unique and specific expertise from digitalizing their customer SAP workloads to the public cloud. Attend this session to learn how Atos…
  274. Explore What’s New and Roadmap Plans for SAP Solution Manager

    Find out how you can gain better business and IT alignment with new improvements to SAP Solution Manager with the latest capabilities to streamline business processes, discover improvement options, increase operational efficiency and minimize risk within your maintenance agreement using SAP’s flagship on-premise application lifecycle management platform. Review the most recent and planned features, and…
  275. Expert Q&A | What You Need to Know About HANA Administration

    The HANA Database and application environment has its own nuances when it comes to management and optimization. Join SAP HANA Expert Kurt Hollis, a manager at Deloitte, as he answers key questions on what toolsets and features you need to know to manage SAP HANA correctly. Tap into his vast knowledge with managing SAP HANA…
  276. Keynote I Turning Disruption into Opportunity

    The world has changed, and it’s time to adapt to the “next normal”. In this session, we’ll take a look at how organizations around the world have reacted to the current challenging business environment—using the latest technologies not only to survive in the present, but also lay the foundations for thriving in the future. Join…
  277. Trust Matters! The SAP Security Strategy and Roadmap

    This session provides an up-to-date overview of SAP security strategy as well as their related solutions and products. The intelligence and persistence of potential threats is only increasing. There is growing attention on SAP systems as they house organization’s most critical data and business assets. SAP is expanding its security expertise and solution portfolio accordingly.…
  278. Your SAP Cloud’s Full Potential Is Waiting to Be Unleashed

    Many organizations have a cloud-first strategy for critical applications such as SAP. Those in the cloud environment need trusted providers of enterprise-grade shared file systems, simplified operations, and data protection. But how can they take advantage of the benefits of cloud while retaining some on-premise processes? This session will cover deployment options and use cases…
  279. Case Study: Moving Analytics and Data Warehousing to the Cloud – An early adopter’s perspective

    With the introduction of SAP Data Warehouse Cloud (DWC) SAP customers have a new option for building a scalable, flexible, and open native cloud data warehouse solution that integrates with existing SAP Business Warehouse (BW) and SAP Analytics Cloud implementations. Businesses using SAP DWC as a virtual data integration layer can connect to a broad…
  280. Tips to Successfully Transition from Costing-Based to Account-Based CO-PA

    The move to SAP S/4HANA will involve a move away from costing-based controlling and profitability analysis (CO-PA) toward account-based CO-PA. Learn how account-based CO-PA is integrated with the SAP S/4HANA Universal Journal, and walk through the considerations associated with a transition from costing-based to account-based CO-PA. Attend this session to: - Learn how to view…
  281. The State of Supply Chains and Tax and Trade

    As the global pandemic disrupts supply chains, the tax and tariff responsibilities of our companies are changed. Companies using secondary and tertiary suppliers must be aware, from a governance perspective, of their new oblations. This includes the correct collection and remittance of VAT and tariffs. Join our panel of experts for this engaging and informative…
  282. Accelerate SAP S/4HANA Migration and Drive Innovation with SAP Technology Products

    SAP technology products, which includes SAP HANA, SAP Analytics, SAP Cloud Platform, SAP Leonardo and SAP EIM products accelerate your migration to SAP S/4HANA, simplifies integration with SAP and non-SAP applications and boosts innovation. However, understanding which technology products help you in which phase of SAP S/4HANA journey is key to success. Join this session…
  283. SAP’s Latest – Synchronized Planning – Linking Planning to Execution

    In times of ever changing demand, companies need to make rapid changes to support a high degree of customer service including managing same day shipments. Hear how SAP’s Latest IBP and SAP S/4HANA innovations, Synchronized Planning connects your supply network plan with production planning and detailed scheduling. Released in October 2020 this innovation will help…
  284. Post-COVID: Lessons Learned from the Crisis and How our Supply Chains Need to Change

    In economic turmoil cash is especially king. CEO: “How come we have so much cash tied up in working capital and in some cases not enough inventory for the immediate need.” Products, materials, and therefore inventory is what we sell. To do that we need components and materials, i.e., inventory. How much we carry is…
  285. Case study: Campbell’s Soup improves inventory turns by 38%

    Get an inside look at how Campbell's Soup leveraged standard SAP technology to drive worldwide change in its core planning and supply chain processes to achieve stability, inventory turns and organizational capability. Hear how Campbell Soup tackled the transformation challenge to achieve significant benefits by: - Standardizing its global SAP supply chain utilizing one system…
  286. Managing a Supply Chain in Chaos

    Managing a supply chain in today’s environment is as unpredictable as it’s ever been. Changing demand, unpredictable global suppliers, and plant shutdowns. They can all upend any well made plan. SAP Integrated Business Planning for Supply Chain (SAP IBP) can provide functionality to provide predictable and understandable risk management to help smooth the chaos you…
  287. Plan, Optimize, and Execute with Advanced Supply Chain Tools Inside SAP ECC and SAP S/4HANA

    The number one supply chain challenge for manufacturing and trade companies is connecting planning with operational execution. A key contributor to this challenge is a disconnect between supply chain planning systems and ERP. SAP ERP can store your data, account for your business, and transact with customers and suppliers, and should be used to plan…
  288. Transform Supply Chain and Financial Operations with Cross-Functional Analytics: The GKN Story

    Many organizations struggle to translate their SAP data into actionable insights. Learn how GKN Automotive, the world’s largest supplier of driveline technologies to the automotive industry, has transformed its supply chain and optimized its systems by incorporating operational and financial analytics. This cross-functional reporting strategy enables the organization to focus on improving enterprise-wide KPIs and…
  289. SAP Industry 4.Now: SAP’s Strategy to Accelerate Industry 4.0/ IIoT Adoption and Achieve Outcomes

    Understand SAP’s Industry 4.0 strategy and its four priorities – intelligent products, factory, assets, and empowered people – for discrete and process industries. In this session, you will meet SAP’s Industry 4.Now Innovation Hubs that are tasked with helping customers implement and navigate their Industry 4.0 journey right now. This content is available to Premium…
  290. Ask the Supply Chain Experts – Insights on Managing Disruption

    Join our SAP Panel of experts, drawn from all of SAP’s Digital Supply Chain areas, for a lively Discussion, Insights, Ideas and Q&A. Bring your questions and learn from our panelists as they share their observations on best practices in Design, Planning, Manufacturing, Delivery, and Maintenance as companies work toward building a resilient Supply Chain.…
  291. Case Study: The Successful and Sustainable Supply Chain Optimization Initiative

    One of the most challenging questions to answer as a business leader who has embarked on an improvement project, or as the project manager who delivered the project to the client, is the one that comes a few months after the project has completed and been handed over to the local teams to entrench and…
  292. Eli Lilly and Company Shares Key Technical Tips for Supporting SAP Process Control Effectively

    Now that you’re live on SAP Process Control, learn from Eli Lilly and Company about many of the key tables and reports that have helped the organization support its system effectively. This session provides a deeper dive into the technical details of Lilly’s use of SAP Process Control, with an emphasis on the technical support…
  293. LyondellBasell streamlines global banking and controls inbound and outbound payments

    After a merger of Lyondell with Bassel European Group, the company wanted to increase its ability to manage customer credit and apply cash for inbound payments quickly. The company implemented an in-house bank and a global payment factory to centralize control over outbound payments, increase compliance, reduce fraud, and lower banking and payment fees. Learn…
  294. SAP S/4HANA Conversion Application Interface Testing and Virtualization

    Depending on the type of SAP S/4HANA conversion (brownfield, bluefield, or greenfield), the existing business logic and code of available project functionalities may change, leading to a need for whole systems to be retested. But how can the IDOCs or proxy messages be automatically retested? Thanks to SAP Application Integration (API), those messages are persistent…
  295. How to Perform a Master Data Conversion for More Accurate Product Costing and Management Reporting

    Finance professionals at SAP customers can face several challenges to maintain accurate product costing and inventory valuation as their organizations implement SAP S/4HANA. In this session, learn leading practices for performing master data conversion in an SAP S/4HANA implementation, while ensuring that your standard cost rollup and inventory valuation matches that of your legacy system.…
  296. Journey to the Cloud: Complement your SAP BPC deployment with SAP Analytics Cloud

    As an SAP Business Planning and Consolidation (SAP BPC) customer you already made a key investment in planning software to support your business. Now, as cloud technology evolves and improves, you need to be considering whether extending your existing planning and visualization capabilities to take advantage of cloud technology is right for you. In this…
  297. The Value of Cloud Choice for SAP S/4HANA: Digital transformation on your terms

    The move to SAP S/4HANA is an excellent opportunity to consider your ERP strategy and the cloud. There are many choices, and it pays to understand them. Wherever you decide to deploy—on premise, cloud, or hybrid—SAP S/4HANA provides complete and consistent choice. - Learn the choices you have for deployment - Determine how to make…
  298. The Human Side of Change: How Employee Adoption Affects SAP S/4HANA Implementation Success

    There are many benefits to an SAP S/4HANA transformation, but without employee adoption, the implementation could fail. Organizations looking to reduce risk need to understand how to address, plan for, monitor, and drive employee adoption through organizational change management, communication, and training – areas in which some organizations don’t have a strong competency. So how…
  299. How to Chart a Fast, Safe, and Cost-Effective Path to SAP S/4HANA

    While a growing number of organizations are going forward with the move to SAP S/4HANA, some are procrastinating about this move. The reasons vary, but in many cases the delay stems from concerns about the complexities of their landscapes and the potential timeline and costs involved. So, how can companies overcome these concerns so they…
  300. Keynote | CIO’s Perspective on Innovation, Diversity, and Leading in this New World

    Attend this interactive Q&A with Miao Song, CIO of Mars as she outlines her experience and strategy for leading her technology organization through in this unique economic environment. She’ll discuss the priorities, projects, and learnings from the past year. Learn how Mars sees SAP S/4HANA and the Cloud and what role these solutions will play…
  301. Drive Productivity with Intelligent RPA

    Advances in automation technology are transforming business operations. Many organizations are finding that supply chain, finance, and HR processes can be dramatically improved by using SAP data management tools equipped with Robotic Process Automation (RPA) capabilities. Join this session to uncover SAP automation strategies that go beyond generic toolsets. Learn how the world’s largest enterprises…
  302. SAPinsider Research: Integrating Supply Chain Planning & Operations

    Now more than ever, in a year marked by the need to adjust to massive changes in business, restricted shipping capabilities, and limited providers, supply chain managers need modern planning tools to adapt to the volatility of the market as well as the ability to share and execute their plans. These tools include demand, supply,…
  303. Case study: How can MRP help you apply the Theory of Constraints (TOC) to drive efficiencies

    Managing constraints in a supply chain is the most challenging and complex piece of the puzzle. Constraints move as demand shifts throughout the chain. Variability in demand is one thing but variability in the supply causes unwanted WIP, system pressures and exceptions everywhere. We all know MRP is good to help us automate managing supply…
  304. Part 2: How to Implement IBP

    This interactive session provides an overview of the Why, What, and How, of implementing SAP IBP. Learn how to implement IBP within 90 days by applying a combination of key design decisions, and an agile delivery model, which all starts and ends with the impact case. Through lecture, demonstration, use case examples, and interactive exercises,…
  305. Blueprint for digital supply chain transformation with SAP Integrated Business Planning

    Ready to get started implementing SAP Integrated Business Planning? In this session, hear expert recommendations and advice based on real use cases about what works in an implementation, tips in taking a successful approach, and pitfalls to avoid. Walk away with a blueprint for how efforts put forth during project preparation create a better path…
  306. A Comparison of Production Planning and Scheduling functionality on SAP S/4HANA vs. SAP APO

    This session provides key criteria to differentiate between production planning and scheduling functionality delivered in SAP S/4HANA and SAP APO. Discuss the key changes, similarities, and differences between SAP S/4HANA and SAP APO and how these changes affect your supply chain. Explore different landscape options for customers who want PPDS functionality. Attend this session to:…
  307. Case Study: Learn how Arla Foods integrated SAP IBP Demand Sensing in Short-term Demand Planning

    Demand sensing is a concept for capturing and modelling various big data demand signals into intelligence to foresee short-term sales demand patterns and demand changes to proactively adapt your operational supply chain planning. Reduction of scrap, increased customer service levels, lower inventories, improved replenishment decisions and reduced time spent by the planners are the business…
  308. Discover SAP’s Approach to Intelligent Asset Management: The Convergence of EAM and APM

    Please join us to understand how SAP supports your Industry 4.0 initiatives through the Intelligent Asset Management portfolio. Many companies historically have managed their equipment maintenance and work management processes through Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) systems. Today those processes and systems have grown, matching customer needs which have moved beyond solely managing the maintenance of…
  309. Reimagine Innovation with SAPs “Enterprise Product Development

    Adopt a strategy to survive and thrive in current times of uncertainty. Reimagine your design processes and empower your enterprise to innovate, iterate, and introduce new products through closed looped insights, processes, and people. Capture the voice of your customer, analyze, and simulate your product design with insights through IoT and Machine Learning. This content…
  310. Case Study: Johns Hopkins improves inventory management

    As a company operating healthcare facilities, Johns Hopkins Health Systems (JHHS) faces heavy regulations and must operate 24/7 with no downtime. JHHS Affiliates used to manage all inventory on non-SAP software. At the time, JHHS struggled to share all the information across its supply chain units and manage inventory in a way that guaranteed the…
  311. Navigating Supply Chain Disruptions with SAP Logistics Business Network

    We all have experienced how COVID-19 is affecting nations, governments, companies, and consumers around the world. Organizations like yours must quickly react in the short term and develop a feasible forward-looking plan to best navigate through this crisis and future unforeseen black swan events. To do so, you must get real-time insights into the extended…
  312. Operational Intelligence for Order Fulfillment in a Post-COVID World

    Order Fulfillment is a critical aspect of operations in most companies. Hiccups in your supply chain can impact this significantly. Keeping your supply chain resilient in the face of global uncertainties and unexpected disruptions requires a fresh approach. Continuous intelligence about your supply chain that enables optimized decision making and automation of outcomes is key.…
  313. Part 1: Introduction to IBP

    This session provides an in-depth examination of the planning modules in SAP Integrated Business Planning for Supply Chain (IBP) — including demand planning, inventory optimization, supply and response, sales and operations planning (S&OP), Demand Driven Replenishment, and control tower — and deep-dives on the cross-functional process of S&OP to illustrate the tools capabilities. Through lecture,…
  314. Learn how Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company Reduced SAP Product Launch Cycles by 56%

    Before implementing a cohesive automation solution for its SAP launch processes, Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company needed to maintain disparate legacy solutions, some of which could not be updated to meet changing business needs. This situation slowed down product launches and made it difficult for business teams to get visibility into launch status. These factors, along…
  315. Back to the Future – Preserving your SAP BusinessObjects investment

    Looking to the future with SAP? With the advent of great BI offerings like SAP Analytics Cloud, it’s hard to gauge how your original investment in BusinessObjects can be activated and reused. Wonder no more by attending this timely seminar on that very topic. This session will help you: - Learn which parts of your…
  316. Keynote | System Down? How to Protect Your SAP Landscape for Upcoming Threats in 2021

    In the past few years, 64% of organizations’ ERP systems have been breached, according to a research study by IDC. Are you aware how attackers have breached and can break into unprotected customer SAP landscapes? Attend this session to gain insights into: - What attacks on your SAP systems look like - What security challenges…
  317. Best Practices for SAP Analytics Cloud with SAP BW/4HANA and SAP S/4HANA

    This session will provide insight into various business intelligence (BI) and analytics client architectures using SAP S/4HANA and/or SAP BW/4HANA in SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC) with live connection and single sign-on (SSO). We will cover when to use SAC with SAP S/4HANA, when to use SAP BW/4HANA or SAP HANA data warehousing, and how to…
  318. Connect Your Intelligent Enterprise Seamlessly with SAP Cloud Platform Integration Suite

    Learn how SAP Cloud Platform Integration Suite offers a variety of ways to securely integrate your SAP and non-SAP applications whether they reside in the cloud or on premise. Discover how SAP’s integration capabilities enable you to: - Manage APIs, data transfers, processes, and events in real time across your landscape with an open, flexible,…
  319. Achieve Business Outcomes Faster by Empowering Business Users with SAP Data Warehouse Cloud

    This session provides guidance you can use to empower your business users with self-service analytics and data modeling. You will learn how SAP Data Warehouse Cloud and SAP Analytics Cloud allow line of business users to get insight quickly, build stories and collaborate by sharing data and objects. Find out how you can provide your…
  320. Leveraging Data Services to Improve Your ECC to SAP S/4HANA Migration

    A migration from SAP ECC to SAP S/4HANA can be complicated, and data services jobs can add another level of complexity. Organizations must devote time and resources to ensuring that the migration is correctly working, as well as ensuring that old codes are migrated to new ones with correct information. How can organizations set up…
  321. Hybrid Data Integration and Governance with SAP’s EIM solutions and SAP Data Intelligence

    SAP Data Services and SAP Information Steward provide an enterprise-level foundation for ETL and data quality tools. SAP Data Intelligence complements and extends SAP Data Services to enable data orchestration, governance and agile data sharing across on-premise and connected cloud landscapes. Learn about state-of-the-art data integration and governance without reinventing the wheel of SAP EIM…
  322. Case Study: How Orkla Made Cybersecurity an Integral Part of Its SAP S/4HANA Implementation

    Prioritizing cybersecurity is a must for businesses investing in SAP solutions. Many organizations fall short of appropriate levels of security and direct involvement of their equivalent of a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). How can companies migrating to SAP S/4HANA make SAP cybersecurity a priority? Where do they start, and what do they protect? Orkla…
  323. Home Delivery for SAP Cloud with Hewlett Packard Enterprise

    As SAP companies begin to move their data and processes to SAP S/4HANA, the migration can be a very complex affair. Depending on how many integration points and data centers involved, this complexity can increase. Companies often benefit from having a plan in place that they developed based on the experiences of others. They look…
  324. Keynote | GRC and Security Spotlight Session

    As the single-source of truth about an enterprise's strategy and operations, SAP S/4HANA is the beating heart of today's modern enterprises. The executive suite increasingly relies upon the CFO and Finance team to deliver strategic, predictive insight to chart a winning business strategy. At the same time cybersecurity and data protection have emerged as the…
  325. Case Study: Innovation in Audit Management – Enabling True Alignment Between Risk & Audit at Equinor

    Driven by the need to effectively translate company strategy, ambitions, and risks into actions and results; Equinor, a multinational energy company with operations in more than thirty countries, is utilizing an integrated performance management and risk solution powered by SAP UI5, SAP BW on HANA, SAP BusinessObjects Lumira, and SAP Analytics Cloud. Taking it one…
  326. Compliance goes digital – new and updated SAP solutions for Internal Controls and GRC

    SAP is now applying its strategy to move towards mobile devices to the GRC. Therefore it has implemented a large portion of the relevant GRC functions on a Fiori Launchpad. These now appear as tiles (on that Launchpad) and offer a unified entry point for all GRC Fiori Apps. Also, each user is able to…
  327. Taking Control of your GRC Destiny: How to Build and Execute a Realistic SAP GRC Compliance Roadmap

    Learn how to shift from a GRC plan that’s reactionary, to one that is proactive and preventative. Dive into the capabilities of SAP’s multiple solutions for GRC and learn how they can be tailored for your current scenarios and also prepare for future needs. Understand the process of building a GRC road map the can…
  328. Why Everyone’s Segregation of Duties Reports are Wrong

    Even without the COVID-19 pandemic, all organizations need to be as efficient as possible when managing Segregation of Duties (SoD) conflicts. SoD reports are flawed and drive inefficiencies in business processes. The flaws also cause organizations to cut corners and limit their visibility to SoD conflicts. By recognizing the issues with your SoD reports, you…
  329. SAP capabilities for run-time, configurable attributes and rules for data protection and privacy

    In this era of cyberattacks and GDPR, data privacy and protection has stepped to the forefront of the enterprise security agenda. This session will explore SAP’s capabilities to support this effort. You will: - Understand the latest status of run-time authorizations as employed by SAP’s UI Data Protection Masking solution - See use cases and…
  330. CIO’s Perspective: BekaertDeslee Created A Smart Change Management Solution to Achieve Audit Comfort

    Change is a fact of life for many organizations, but constant change to SAP systems also carry both risk and discomfort for auditors. In this executive keynote by Rik Holvoert, CIO of the world leading manufacturer of mattress textiles, BekaertDeslee, attendees will learn how this medium-sized but globally operating company, manages compliance and provides auditing…
  331. Audit and Risk Management: Plug & Play for SAP ERP

    It’s a volatile time to be in business. Not only is there more pressure on people and processes caused by constant technological disruption, but we are also now living in a world of ever-increasing risk, legislation, and regulation. Magnitude Every Angle has long helped companies to understand the root causes of issues and bottlenecks in…
  332. Expert Q&A: Modernize your SAP Audit Strategy

    Compliance is always a moving target as emerging regulations and business conditions warrant new approaches to protecting your organization. Join SAP expert Steve Biskie as he answers key questions on what the different type of audits you need to prepare and how to pass them with flying colors. Understand what documentation you need to prepare…
  333. Surviving an SAP Audit — How to Keep the Auditors out of your Hair

    This session will provide tips and practical advice that will enable you to not only survive an SAP audit but do so in a way that keeps your sanity and a smile on your face. You’ll learn about the different types of audits and how these might impact auditor expectations and you will come away…
  334. Changing Solutions for a Changing SAP Ecosystem

    SAP customers face waves of business change that impacts technology, regulatory compliance, and business operations. To address these challenges, it’s critical to understand the connection between solutions and SAP applications and technology when determining your roadmaps and business plans. How can companies align with the latest SAP applications and technology directions? Attend this session to…
  335. Deliver Global Tax Compliance — the Intelligent Way!

    Rapid digitalization presents new and unique challenges to governments and enterprises every day. While governments try to keep pace with the evolving laws and the governance frameworks, enterprises are expected to be compliant in every country they operate. As the legal obligations and indirect tax regulations multiply worldwide, the need to stay compliant has become…
  336. Trends and Opportunities to Modernize your Financial Close

    Economic disruption and rapid business change is forcing finance organizations to be more innovative and flexible when it comes supporting the financial close. Remote accounting teams need to be able to access critical data and collaborate for the near term, and potentially beyond. Those organizations who adapt quickly will thrive and limit the impact and…
  337. Why a Global Tax Compliance Strategy is a Critical Component to Your SAP S/4HANA Migration Plans

    When considering or planning a migration path to SAP S/4HANA, organizations need to cover all aspects of their tax engine and processes. When moving toward a centralized, next-generation enterprise software solution, businesses will want to enhance data equality and reallocate resources to core business functions in order to reap the full benefits of innovation. How…
  338. SAP S/4HANA Finance: Revolutionizing and modernizing your financial processes

    Although SAP S/4HANA has been available for over five years and been deployed at thousands of customer sites, not everyone is aware of all the potential benefits that it brings to finance departments that are currently using SAP ECC. There is much to learn and many questions to be answered. Attend this session for an…
  339. How Finance Departments can Benefit by Moving from SAP ECC to SAP S/4HANA

    Although SAP S/4HANA has been available for over five years and been deployed at thousands of customer sites, not everyone is aware of all the potential benefits that it brings to finance departments that are currently using SAP ECC. There is much to learn and many questions to be answered. Attend this session for an…
  340. Keynote | The State of the Market of Financial Management

    Join this session to hear the latest results and analysis from WISPub’s Head of Research on the state of the financial management market and SAP's feedback. Learn from Martin Naraschewski and Michel Haesendonckx about how SAP innovations are helping customers transform their finance functions – and how the powerful insights finance can provide can help…
  341. SAP S/4HANA Treasury & Working Capital Management: Build Financial Resilience in Uncertain Times

    The current crisis has thrown many corporations into an unprecedented phase of uncertainty, most had not predicted. It has become clear that corporate treasurers have a central role to minimize the impact of the crisis, maintain business continuity, and emerge from those uncertain times even stronger. Companies need to take advantage of the embedded portfolio…
  342. Tips and Tricks to Ease SAP S/4HANA Finance Migration Challenges

    Your SAP S/4HANA Finance budget is approved, but are you ready to start your SAP S/4HANA Finance project? Is your existing data consistent enough for you to successfully migrate? Understand the key data objects (including customers/vendors, consistent items and balances, and consistent FICO setup) that you need for a clean and safe transition. By attending,…
  343. RPA and FP&A: Where’s the value?

    High volumes of data have overwhelmed Finance teams with more information than they utilize. In this session, you'll learn how you can leverage your investment in SAP technologies to expedite your Corporate Performance Management (CPM) processes — close, consolidation, planning, analysis, reporting, disclosure, and compliance. Join this session to: - Learn how the two platforms…
  344. How does SAP HANA Revolutionize Finance?

    High volumes of data have overwhelmed Finance teams with more information than they utilize. In this session, you’ll learn how you can leverage your investment in SAP technologies to expedite your Corporate Performance Management (CPM) processes — close, consolidation, planning, analysis, reporting, disclosure, and compliance. Join this session to: Learn how the two platforms work…...…
  345. A Primer on the Central Finance Deployment Option: Discover Key Intelligent Enterprise Capabilities

    If you are interested in learning what’s involved with the Central Finance deployment option for SAP S/4HANA, this session is for you. Learn about the key intelligent enterprise capabilities of the digital core for reporting, central process execution, shared services, and finance transformation with Central Finance. Walk through the why, how, what, and when of…
  346. Drive Optimized Planning & Analysis powered by SAP S/4HANA and SAP Analytics Cloud

    Attend this session to gain an understanding of how bringing next generation ERP and Analytics together empowers the finance and planning audience to drive better decisions. - Obtain a better ability to see the whole finance landscape with the next-generation intelligent cloud ERP suite in SAP S/4HANA - Learn how to use analytics against SAP…
  347. Things to Know about Capital Accounting in SAP S/4HANA

    The changes in SAP S/4HANA covering the capital accounting area are far-reaching. SAP has greatly tightened the integration between new asset accounting and SAP General Ledger. In this session, review the changes that SAP has introduced between these 2 modules and what’s required to ensure proper alignment with the Universal Journal and the optimal ledger…
  348. New Assets Accounting in ECC and SAP S/4HANA

    SAP has introduced a new solution for managing fixed assets. Customers can optionally upgrade to it in ECC or handle it as part of their implementation of S/4HANA. In this session, the history behind the solution as well as the main benefits of it will be covered. Walk away from this session with an in-depth…
  349. How BORUSAN CAT automated incoming invoice processes

    Managing incoming invoices is generally a complicated process for the companies. Invoice approval/rejection process must be handled by the cooperation of the relevant business units who procured the service/product. Printed invoices has the risk of getting lost. Invoices should be recorded to the SAP ERP system on-time and error-free. By attending this session you will…
  350. Control Journal Entry Uploading Processes and Achieve a Better End-User Experience

    Leading accounting and finance departments are continuously looking to automate, streamline, and improve business processes without adding complexity to their operations. They want to eliminate cumbersome manual processes that consume significant time and effort. And home-grown upload solutions tend to be very limited, lacking flexibility and requiring IT support, slowing down productivity. Magnitude Z Option…
  351. Eliminate Blind Spots in your AP Tax Compliance Process

    Companies don’t want to face the digital tax tsunami with disparate and antiquated AP automation systems that rely on manual workflow and document images, such as those invoices digitized through Optical Character Recognition (OCR) techniques, rather than end-to-end structured data. Managing AP also means ensuring all applicable tax requirements are met, including updates for country tax compliance mandates. …
  352. Countdown to Brexit: Urgent Actions for Businesses to Comply with New VAT and Customs Rules

    In December 2018, KMD was purchased by a Japanese Company called NEC. Changes occurred with the acquisition, such as the introduction of a new Global Chart of account. Furthermore, the fiscal year had to be changed. To adapt to these changes, KMD implemented an SAP S/4HANA for Group Reporting. This allowed KMD to reduce their…
  353. How KMD Reduced Closing Time by 50% with SAP S/4HANA for Group Reporting

    In December 2018, KMD was purchased by a Japanese Company called NEC. Changes occurred with the acquisition, such as the introduction of a new Global Chart of account. Furthermore, the fiscal year had to be changed. To adapt to these changes, KMD implemented an SAP S/4HANA for Group Reporting. This allowed KMD to reduce their…
  354. SAP S/4HANA Group Reporting Overview: SAP’s Next-Generation Consolidation

    Many customers have questions about SAP’s next-generation consolidation solution for SAP S/4HANA customers, both cloud and on premise. Attend this session to learn about SAP’s long-term strategy for consolidations and group reporting as well as key business benefits that SAP S/4HANA for group reporting can potentially offer your organization. The session will also include a…
  355. How Greenskies Made the Move to SAP S/4HANA: From building the case to resulting benefits

    During this time of digital transformation, many businesses have similar questions: how can I leverage technology to optimize processes while reducing cost? How do I stay ahead of the competition by digitizing my landscape? How can I scale to accommodate growth? How can I present the business case for modernizing my landscape and for migrating…
  356. Migrating Legacy ABAP to SAP S/4HANA: A pragmatic approach

    For customers that have invested heavily with custom ABAP over the years, the idea of trying to migrate to SAP S/4HANA can feel overwhelming. But with careful planning, hope is not lost. In this session, we’ll explore some pragmatic and methodical approaches to SAP S/4HANA migration that allows you to take stock of where you…
  357. Options for Extending and Integrating SAP S/4HANA with SAP Cloud Platform

    SAP Cloud Platform is an open business platform designed to help you innovate, integrate, and extend applications. It is an ideal cloud platform to extend SAP S/4HANA and integrate SAP S/4HANA with SAP and non-SAP applications. Join this session to discover how SAP Cloud Platform: - Enables you to extend SAP S/4HANA using ABAP and…
  358. Keynote I SAP S/4HANA and Your Future

    You know by now that SAP S/4HANA is the future of SAP. But what does it mean for you? Is it your future as well? As you consider your move, it is vital to establish what SAP S/4HANA will mean for your business at large, your IT department, and your own career. - See how…
  359. Accelerate Your SAP S/4HANA Transformation with Connective Automation

    SAP S/4HANA transformation projects hinge on business processes that must be understood, documented, and tested. This requires extensive manual effort from both business SMEs and project/testing teams—and represents a significant portion of project time and expense. What if you could shorten project timelines by eliminating the manual effort to both document your business processes and…
  360. Top 15 Lessons Learned from 20+ SAP S/4HANA Projects

    This session combines experience from 20+ projects done across various Western-European countries. They cover greenfield and brownfield, small and large, technical and transformative projects. The lessons learned shared are very concrete items (not just generic points) which make a big impact on the success of SAP S/4HANA projects. Why join this session? -Learn from the…
  361. How to Get the Most out of SAP S/4HANA with SAP Fiori

    Due to the innovation offered by smart phones and modern websites, today’s technology consumers have high expectations for user experience. Companies that want to attract talent need to provide a modern working environment, which includes ensuring a delightful user experience—and empowering users to be productive and effective—through enterprise applications. SAP Fiori can help businesses provide…
  362. Avoid Overspending When Moving to SAP S/4HANA

    In addition to offering next-generation technology, migrating to SAP S/4HANA impacts your SAP licensing, increasing the cost of your SAP contract and annual maintenance. Understanding and optimizing the baseline position for user and engine licenses and digital access, while having technology in place that provides factual data, will enable you to prepare for commercial negotiations…
  363. Expert Q&A: Affordable Ways to Move to SAP S/4HANA

    SAP S/4HANA can transform how companies function, creating flexible operating models and integrated global operations for faster and more accurate decision-making, increased efficiency, and reduced risk. How can your company move to SAP S/4HANA – and how do you justify that move? Join SAP Expert Tammy Powlas, an SAP mentor, as she shares her insights…
  364. Keynote | Enhancing Your SAP Security and Compliance Strategy in the Era of Digital Transformation

    Join Onapsis, an SAP partner now offering an SAP Endorsed App, and SAP as we highlight our partnership and how we work together to address security, compliance, and resiliency challenges, so organizations can protect their most mission-critical applications. In this session, we will discuss the increasing threat landscape, the importance of modernizing security and compliance…
  365. What You Need to Know about Running SAP S/4HANA in a Hyperscale Environment

    In a business environment disrupted by events such as the COVID-19 pandemic, organizations are faced with significant financial challenges. One way that organizations can save money and gain stability is to move to a service-based model, where standardized services can help increase efficiencies. An intelligent and automated ERP system powered by SAP S/4HANA combined with…
  366. Data Readiness and Preparation for Your SAP S/4HANA Implementation

    To develop a sound and scalable data foundation, it is critical to start with a clear understanding of your current data landscape. In this session, we will share the key activities that lead to a successful outcome. Attend this session to gain access to: - Team dynamics from execution to ownership - The building blocks…
  367. More Than a Destination: How to Get Maximum Value from Your Cloud Deployment

    A growing number of organizations are seeking to move to the cloud to take advantage of its benefits, such as reducing costs and increasing flexibility. While many view the journey to the cloud as a destination, it is important to keep in mind that it is much more than that. It is a move to…
  368. Case Study: How Hunter Douglas Got Illumination from SAP S/4HANA Consolidation

    True business transformation extends beyond simply implementing an ERP solution, whether SAP or otherwise. It can entail establishing enterprise-wide and integrated processes, re-defining or clarifying roles and responsibilities, employing new technologies, and shifting the mindset of the organization. Most importantly, it requires executive buy-in and support and a universally shared vision. But how can an…
  369. Enabling Business Transformation with SAP S/4HANA

    Many organizations are currently undergoing or planning a business transformation with SAP S/4HANA. However, many of these transformation initiatives fail to deliver the forecasted benefits to the business. Join this session to learn essential elements for including in your migration roadmap to ensure a successful deployment. Attendees will discover how to: - Identify the business…
  370. Preparing Third-Party Applications for Interface into SAP S/4HANA for Central Finance

    Are you considering a move to SAP S/4HANA for Central Finance? Does your plan fully address how to integrate your existing non-SAP source system data into your Central Finance implementation? Discover how adding SAP Central Finance Transaction Replication Application by Magnitude for SAP S/4HANA can facilitate and accelerate data integration for your move to Central…
  371. Home Delivery for SAP Cloud with Hewlett Packard Enterprise

    As SAP companies begin to move their data and processes to SAP S/4HANA, the migration can be a very complex affair. Depending on how many integration points and data centers involved, this complexity can increase. Companies often benefit from having a plan in place that they developed based on the experiences of others. They look…
  372. Lessons Learned in Building Your Business Case for SAP S/4HANA

    Most SAP customers are in the process of establishing a solid understanding of SAP S/4HANA and examining the best ways to build their business case for this unique project. This session shares insights and best practices from early projects to show how you can link measurable ROI and business value to your SAP S/4HANA initiative.…
  373. SAPinsider Research Insights | Enterprise Cloud Deployment

    Digital transformation and the deployment of applications in the cloud has been a key topic of discussion within the enterprise software market for several years but that conversation has been accelerated by the global events of 2020. Organizations whose workforces had been entirely on-site have had to quickly convert to a remote work environment. Many…
  374. Managing Business Processes for Performance in the SAP S/4HANA Environment

    Continuous improvement is an objective of almost every business. However, process owners in complex organizations can find it difficult to know where process inefficiencies exist and where to deploy limited resources for process reengineering. How can you get more value out of your SAP S/4HANA system, increase business user productivity, and improve the user experience?…
  375. Accelerate Your Journey to SAP S/4HANA and the Cloud with Intelligent Testing

    Organizations choosing a transformation via SAP S/4HANA, particularly in a cloud environment, will want to ensure that they are addressing the importance of testing from the planning stages throughout the journey. End-to-end testing (E2E testing) of an application's workflow is a crucial component to a successful transformation. First, a business will need to identify what…
  376. How to Gain a Complete Open Hybrid Infrastructure for Your Digital Enterprise with Red Hat

    Most organizations are aware of the benefits of becoming an intelligent enterprise. Forward-thinking companies are migrating to SAP S/4HANA while at the same time increasing reliability, getting maximum value from their SAP investments, and maintaining a “clean” digital core by applying automation and smart management to the migration process. Additionally, organizations are achieving digital transformation…
  377. Mitigate the Risks of your SAP S/4HANA Projects With AI and Automation

    To better support the innovative enterprise, SAP is continually evolving its core ERP platform. This continuous process provides companies with exciting new features and technologies that potentially improve their operating efficiencies. However, these changes can also pose risks that existing functionality, supported with standard or custom components, will no longer work in a new SAP…
  378. Keynote | Key Learnings from Hilti’s Move to SAP S/4HANA

    Hilti, the leading supplier of tools, consumables, services and solutions for the construction industry, based in Liechtenstein, proved its early adopter strategy with SAP when the company kicked off the move to SAP S/4HANA back in 2017 and successfully finished the transition in November 2018. Two years later, Hilti has nearly unrivaled experience and expertise…
  379. The Core Hybrid Integration Model On the Example of Cost Centers

    This article collects all possible options of integration of Cost Centers and demonstrates which option should be used for the short and the long code of Cost Center for: - Replication of Cost Centers from SAP ERP to EC; - Replication of assignment of Organizational Objects to Cost Centers from ERP to EC and from EC…
  380. Demand for Diverse Perspectives: Women Leaders in SAP and Tech

    Managing a diverse team requires a unique and evolving leadership style; one that considers the historical and layered barriers that have hindered the inclusion of diverse perspectives in the past, and that can reflect on the ways to support them today. Join this unique panel of diverse, female executives from SAP and some of the…...…
  381. Case Study: Alphabet’s SAP on Google Cloud Journey-Experiences and Innovations

    The world’s 17th largest company, Alphabet, shares its real-life technical experiences implementing a comprehensive SAP S/4HANA landscape on Google Cloud. Learn about some of Alphabet’s key implementation challenges and how these challenges were overcome by creative Google Cloud and SAP S/4HANA innovations. Get a glimpse into the practical application of Google’s development philosophies such as…
  382. Single Sign-On (SSO) and Multi-Factor Authentication: How You can use Both Together

    Single Sign-On (SSO), combined with 2-factor/multi-factor authentication (2FA/MFA) can — if not implemented correctly — negatively affect user experience and cause frustration, reducing productivity. Attend this session to find out how to reduce this potential negative impact using the CyberSafe TrustBroker products and watch a live demo of some typical user logon scenarios and solutions.…
  383. What is AIOps for SAP?

    SAP Basis teams are being asked to do more than ever before, maintaining increasingly complex systems using increasingly outdated tools. Add to that the cavalcade of data these systems generate and you find that the job of IT operations is exceeding the capacity of even the most capable teams. But you probably didn’t need us…
  384. End-to-End Security Strategies for SAP S/4HANA

    The migration to HANA gives companies the opportunity to move their SAP environment to AWS, Microsoft Azure or Google Cloud. Moving SAP to the cloud promises to improve operations, offer better security, and reduce costs, but to experience significant cost reductions, the cloud size needs to change dynamically based on the systems’ actual performance and…
  385. Bridging the Cybersecurity Gap in ITGC

    Compliance with regulations like Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) often require a set of controls in place to mitigate risks to the integrity of financial reporting. Current ITGC testing performed by internal and external auditors is only focused on one slice of access risk. Different entry points into SAP systems are overlooked and present a higher level of…
  386. SAP S/4HANA Lessons Learned – Best Practice Approach To Migrating Your Security Concept

    Attend this session to learn about the impact an SAP S/4HANA migration has on your security, including your SAP roles and authorizations. This session will deepen your understanding of the crucial differences between SAP NetWeaver ABAP and SAP S/4HANA. We will also take a deep dive into the changed data model of SAP S/4HANA and…
  387. Why SAP Automation Is Crucial When Adopting SAP S/4HANA

    Join this session to learn how one of the world’s largest Consumer Packaged Goods companies is using cutting-edge technology to support the transition from their legacy ECC environment to SAP S/4HANA, as well as preparing for a move to DevOps and continuous delivery. Learn how automation enables SAP users to address one of the most…
  388. How to Boost Profitability Performance by over 10X on SAP HANA

    Learn how organizations can leverage their investment in SAP to expedite profitability analysis, harness granular data, and gain greater insights into results. Learn how other SAP customers have moved their profitability modeling & analysis into the cloud with a trusted, SAP centric solution. CCH Tagetik, a certified 'powered by SAP HANA' solution, goes beyond basic…
  389. Evaluating SAP S/4HANA: Altra Motion CIO Discusses SAP Roadmap Direction

    The acquisition of several new entities and recently added business units posed an opportunity forAltra Motion CIO Rick Klotz to review his options for scaling with public cloud, as well as the potential impact of transforming to SAP S/4HANA across the organization. This panel interview with Rick Klotz will focus on his journey to Azure…
  390. Mohawk’s Successful Migration to SAP S/4HANA with SAP & Red Hat

    Carpeting and flooring company Mohawk Industries sought to expand its SAP HANA environment to deliver greater business value and support critical operations. To achieve this expansion, Mohawk sought a scalable, cost-effective, and supported platform to move all their systems from Oracle and Windows to SAP HANA and Red Hat. By deploying Red Hat Enterprise Linux…
  391. Step-by-step Guide to Building the Business Case for SAP S/4HANA

    Do you want to evaluate your current SAP usage? Improve your business processes? Are you planning an SAP upgrade or an SAP S/4HANA implementation? This session will demonstrate how to accelerate project planning and execution, citing examples and best practices for ERP, BW, SAP S/4HANA and DSCM. You will learn how to build a business…
  392. SAP S/4HANA: What does it mean for you and your future

    You know by now that SAP S/4HANA is the future of SAP. But what does it mean for you? Is it your future as well? As you consider your move, it is vital to establish what SAP S/4HANA will mean for your business at large, your IT department, and your own career. - See how…
  393. Lessons Learned From Stanley Black & Decker’s SOD-free Role Design During an SAP S/4HANA Implementation

    Watch this session to learn how Stanley Black and Decker (SBD) designed a Fiori security architecture for SAP S/4HAHA and Central Finance. In addition, discover how SBD built in a robust set of configurable controls to automate, optimize, and standardize business processes. Lastly, explore how SBD leveraged Access Control 10.1 to enable continuous compliance of…
  394. SAP license compliance challenges: Small issues lead to big risks

    Organizations aiming to effectively manage their complex SAP systems face many business challenges including the migration to SAP S/4HANA, understanding indirect/digital access liability, and avoiding unbudgeted costs resulting from LAW report submissions or on-site audits. This session explores the risks associated with indirect access liability and offers tips for predicting the cost of moving to…
  395. Case Study: Pfizer’s SAP GRC Manual Control Performance governance, maintenance, and operations

    Attend this session to learn how Pfizer, one of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies, manages, operates, and maintains the Manual Control Performance solution within SAP Process Control. Take a deep dive into critical paths, key decisions, process designs, and technical solutions that management should know and consider to successfully operate and maintain Manual Control Performance.…
  396. Managing SoD Risks in Modern SAP Environments

    Tired of juggling manual and multiple technologies for GRC? Dealing with siloed reporting and failed audits? Do you know the true cost of compliance? Join this session led by Grant Small and Connor Hammersmith to gain practical insights on how to automate governance and compliance processes in modern SAP environments. Saviynt enables organizations to create…
  397. Case Study: How Stryker simplified and automated user access with SAP GRC solutions

    Medical technologies company Stryker evolved from a manual request process using ServiceNow and DocuSign platforms to an automated workflow for FDA training, approval verification, compliance, and automated provisioning. In this session, learn how Stryker improved its governance process by eliminating offline emails and e-signatures that were previously required before access could be granted to key…
  398. SAP Hacking – Let Google hack your SAP System 2.0

    Attend this session to learn about critical vulnerabilities in SAP systems that are often not properly addressed, as well as, the impact a bad security design has on your SAP system landscape. Gain a firm understanding of the importance proper roles and authorizations have and what you need to consider in your security design. You…
  399. Case Study: Inside Stericycle’s successful transformation project

    Stericycle’s Project Monarch has successfully transformed over 500 business system processes to a harmonized landscape of just over 50 within four core applications. This has helped reduce customer invoicing from days/weeks/months to seconds/minutes/hours; shorten financial closes from over 28 days to less than a week; and drive management of indirect spend from less than 10%…
  400. BlackLine & Central Finance: A sweet success for The Hershey Company

    The Hershey Company initiated a finance transformation effort to enable its strategic initiatives. The project centered on moving to SAP S/4HANA Central Finance (cFIN), but a need was identified for additional solutions to address manual processes. Early on, Hershey implemented SAP Account Substantiation and Automation by BlackLine to bring visibility, standardization, and control to its…
  401. Deliver global tax compliance — the intelligent way

    Rapid digitalization presents new and unique challenges to governments and enterprises every day. While governments try to keep pace with the evolving laws and the governance frameworks, enterprises are expected to be compliant in every country in which they operate. As the legal obligations and indirect tax regulations multiply worldwide, the need to stay compliant…
  402. Case Study: Rumpke and the future of planning with SAP’s Analytics Cloud

    Learn how Rumpke, one of the nation's largest privately-held waste and recycling firms, boldly stepped into the future of planning with SAP Analytics Cloud to complement their SAP S/4HANA environment. Learn how SAP Analytics Cloud helps Rumpke manage their complex enterprise-wide Sales and Operations Planning, financial forecasting, and other critical Planning processes. Key takeaways of…
  403. Critical Tax Considerations for Your ERP Migration Strategy

    Today’s businesses face increasing tax complexity as they grow and expand into new global markets. Companies strive to comply with ever-changing tax laws efficiently, accurately, and at just the right cost. This session will prepare you for important discussions around tax implications and tax planning strategies that can ensure best practices for time and cost…
  404. Beyond the Pandemic: Using automation to become more agile in financial processing with OpenTex

    Business is undergoing a forced transformation due to a range of effects such as the current Pandemic, but also longer term challenges such as Supply chain disruption, increased competition and customer expectations. Companies are having to change the way they operate globally which directly impacts the effectiveness of processing within organisations finance function. In this…
  405. Getting Procurement Right with Vertex Indirect Tax and SAP Ariba Solutions

    Are your teams applying the correct sales, use, and VAT codes? Tax touches every part of the procurement process and Tax needs to own tax. Integrating a tax engine with your procurement system can remove this burden, improve processes, and help reduce audit risk. Lower your risk and gain more visibility and control into your…
  406. Accounts payable automation in transportation at Radiant Global Logistics

    n this session, learn how Radiant Global Logistics automated their entire accounts payable (AP) process and is now able to process approximately 1,500,000 invoices per year with optical character recognition and workflow technology. The session will review the selection criteria used to determine the appropriate solution for the company and the challenges they faced before…
  407. Case Study: A new age of expense and reimbursement management at Johns Hopkins

    Learn how the renowned healthcare organization, Johns Hopkins, made the move to SAP Concur for Expense Management to simplify and speed their expense and reimbursement process. With over 150,000 reimbursements per year, Johns Hopkins was able to use Concur to move their backlog on expense report processing from 10 days to a day and half.…
  408. Advanced Financial Closing

    The entity close is a key milestone in every company's record to report process. SAP has a new Cloud service advanced financial closing that can help your company orchestrate the close for improved efficiency and compliance. Attend this session to: •See the solution in action •Learn how SAP S/4HANA Cloud for advanced financial closing can…