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  1. Key SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite features of H2 2022: Part 1

    Reading time: 6 mins

    On December 9, 2022, SAP put its SuccessFactors Human Experience Management (HXM) Suite H2 2022 into production. The new release is filled with various enhancements to improve your business processes and system usage. In this article, we will run through a number of the key features. With 11 new actions, users are able to take…
  2. Supply Chain Planning Trends and SAP Integrated Business Planning

    Reading time: 3 mins

    Effective planning is critical for the success of supply chain management. Businesses can improve customer satisfaction, reduce costs, and gain a competitive advantage in the marketplace by shaping demand, optimizing inventory levels, supply, production schedules, logistics operations, and risk management strategies. Planning increases supply chain resiliency as allows organizations to manage disruptions. Disruptions in the…
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    Demand Driven Planning – Buffer Management – Step 2

    Reading time: 6 mins

    In SAP ECC 6.0, it is now possible to use demand-driven planning logic with the help of SAP consulting solutions. There are several options for buffer profile and buffer level calculation. The first article on demand driven planning discussed the Demand Driven Planning logic in SAP ECC or SAP S/4HANA using SCM consulting solutions, which…
  4. Top five reasons to consider SAP S/4HANA Cloud, public edition as your ERP application

    Reading time: 6 mins

    SAP S/4HANA Cloud, public edition is a ready-to-run cloud ERP that delivers the latest industry best practices and continuous innovation. It was first introduced into the market over six years ago and has evolved rapidly in capabilities and coverage in the recent years. Regarding functional capabilities, it covers every major end-to-end business process and twenty…
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    The Impact of Global Inflation on Day-to-Day Operations in SAP

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    Inflation has been one of the biggest sticking points for businesses over the last year. In an increasingly connected global economy, no country is ever fully insulated from the effects of inflation on the price of goods, as well as how it alters interest rates. In this article, SAPinsider expert Adrian Wilder will walk through…
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    Enterprise Governance, Risk, and Compliance Supported by SAP GRC Solutions

    Reading time: 6 mins

    While Enterprise Risk and Compliance provides a centralized and coordinated framework for an organization’s strategy on how to manage governance, risk, and regulatory compliance, the SAP GRC solutions support both the strategic as well as tactical and operational approach on the “how to”. It is important to understand what it takes from an organizational as…
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    SAP Asset Performance Management for Circular Manufacturing

    Reading time: 4 mins

    The manufacturing industry is a major contributor to carbon emissions, accounting for around 20 percent of global emissions. These emissions are primarily caused by energy usage during the manufacturing process. However, new approaches to designing, producing, and disposing of goods can reduce waste by eliminating it from products and processes, as well as by recycling…
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    Performing Period-End Close in SAP Group Reporting

    Reading time: 7 mins

    Financial consolidation can be a complicated process for SAP users. When it comes time to perform period-end close procedures, finance teams must ensure that they have taken all necessary steps to avoid audit by correctly performing all closing activities. In this article, SAPinsider expert Dr. Marco Sisfontes-Monge walks you through some of the crucial steps…
  9. Sasol Chose bioLock to Protect their SAP Financials

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    Sasol, a South African chemical, and energy company updated its SAP payment processes with bioLock, a software solution that secures access via biometric authentication. This process was implemented at Sasol by Linx/AS Africa. With bioLock, product benefits include the ability to be configured in a way that protects fields and functions in the SAP system,…
  10. Move to S/4HANA or not?

    Reading time: 6 mins

    Many have talked about S/4 HANA adoption by SAP customers that are still running on ECC6. SAP, consultancies, and IT service providers’ messaging has been focused on moving to S/4 and its benefits, and building the business case for it. But looming deadlines or ominous warnings are not resonating with the SAP customer base. This…