Market Insights

The number of solutions available from SAP and their broader partner ecosystem is more than most SAPinsiders have the time to learn about or understand, let alone implement. To help provide the information you need on why the topics that these solutions address are important, SAPinsider’s skilled team of analysts and editors interview organizations to learn more about the solutions they offer and the business challenges they address. These articles explain current trends around these topics, how vendors are addressing them, and what you can do to prepare your own organization.

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  1. 2021 GRC Trends Affecting the Intelligent Enterprise

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    The move to SAP S/4HANA holds broad implicates beyond technology simplicity, greater speed, and improved process improvement. Governance, Risk, and Compliance teams must fully understand the potential impact this transition has on security, roles, and overall risk to the organization. SAPinsider recently sat down with Dudley Alan Cartwright, CEO of Soterion, to hear how organizations…

  2. Tax Trends SAP Customers Need to Understand

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    Tax laws and changes are in constant flux as various governments attempt to solidify revenue sources during these disruptive times. Keeping track of these changes and ensuring compliance has become even more challenging for finance and technology teams. SAPinsider recently sat down with a panel of tax experts from Vertex to discuss the most critical…

  3. Supply Chain Resiliency

    Solving America’s Tylenol Shortage Problem

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    When supply chains were disrupted due to SARS epidemic in China, almost two decades ago, there was a lot of buzz around supply chain resiliency and agility. Companies promised leveraging digital tools and technologies to “transform” their supply chains. Technology evolved exponentially in the next two decades. Organizations had access to tools and technologies that,…

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    An Executive View on SAP’s RISE Announcement

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    By Rizal Ahmed, Chief Content Officer, SAPinsider Navigating the Digital Transformation Dilemma In an unprecedented approach to a major announcement, SAP CEO Christian Klein led a virtual event to unveil a new integrated offering called “RISE with SAP” aimed at facilitating companies’ digital transformation initiatives. The event featured comments from other key tech leaders such…

  5. Is Cash King Again When it Comes to Automation?

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    By Rizal Ahmed, Chief Content Officer, SAPinsider When it comes to automation, organizations are balancing a list of priorities. Where does cash fit in the overall automation landscape, and what does that mean for finance teams? Cash in the Automation Landscape According to findings from SAPinsider research on financial automation due to be published in…

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    Preparing for Central Finance

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    By Rizal Ahmed, Chief Content Officer, SAPinsider Customers are looking to simplify, integrate, and consolidate financial processes, and Central Finance is becoming a popular strategy for achieving that goal. But are you prepared for the integration implications? SAPinsiders Consider Central Finance over the Short and Long Term SAP Central Finance presents organizations with an opportunity…

  7. Why Greenfield is an Option You May Not Have Considered—But Should

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    By Robert Holland, VP Research, SAPinsider SAPinsider research found that 47% of those who are moving to SAP S/4HANA currently plan on performing a system conversion, while 41% plan on a new implementation. However, many organizations make this choice because they believe that their existing ECC system may be too complex, or have too much…

  8. License Compliance in the Transition to SAP S/4HANA

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    By Robert Holland, VP Research, SAPinsider In order to ensure that they are fully compliant from a license perspective, many organizations err on the side of caution in their SAP user license estimates simply because they do not have enough insight into what users are doing across different systems. As there is a significant variation…

  9. Simply Securing a System Is No Longer Sufficient

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    By Robert Holland, VP Research, SAPinsider Securing an SAP system used to involve checking access and process controls and ensuring that the most recent SAP Notes had been applied. Now it involves not only ensuring that the system itself is up to date but must address cybersecurity and compliance issues as well. The Threat Landscape…

  10. The Role of Artificial Intelligence in Automation

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    By Rizal Ahmed, Chief Content Officer, SAPinsider Everyone is talking about Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, but how specifically can these technologies add value to your automation projects? Applying AI and ML for Automation: Where Are You on the Spectrum? Stories and content on Artificial Intelligence are regularly splashed across most business and technology trade…