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  1. Tax Technology Innovation and Automation – Benchmark Report

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    In the dynamic tax compliance landscape, finance and tax leaders face challenges in adopting new technologies, as outlined in SAPinsider’s Tax Technology Innovation and Automation benchmark report. Notable challenges include budget constraints, integration issues, and a lack of technical expertise. Addressing these, many are turning to solutions like SAP S/4HANA Cloud for its real-time analytics…
  2. RISE with SAP

    RISE with SAP 2023

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    Over the last two years, RISE with SAP went from being a somewhat confusing business-transformation-as-a-service offering to the core of SAP’s cloud ERP strategy. To further demonstrate the value of the offering, SAP recently announced RISE with SAP Premium Plus. It provides access to a new embedded generative AI assistant called Joule, new sustainability features,…
  3. Cash Management and Visibility – Benchmark Research Report

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    In 2023, finance leaders in SAP customer organizations are prioritizing accurate cash flow forecasting amidst an evolving economic landscape. SAPinsider’s research indicates a significant challenge: only 5% of these organizations have a comprehensive view of cash and liquidity. The survey, involving 128 finance community members, highlights an increased focus on agile decision-making to counter economic…
  4. Financial Close Transformation 2023 – Benchmark Report

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    Financial close processes are undergoing significant transformation, driven by the need for efficiency and accuracy in today’s dynamic business environment. The report reveals a trend towards automation and digitalization, with a focus on overcoming challenges posed by manual methods. Intercompany accounting emerges as a key concern, exacerbated by complexities in global business structures. SAP S/4HANA…
  5. RISE with SAP

    Executive Thinking on RISE with SAP

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    Over the past year, SAP has significantly shifted its strategy for RISE with SAP. However, while RISE with SAP has been the focus of cloud ERP strategy since its release in 2021, SAP has made the transition to SAP S/4HANA more difficult for organizations opting not to use the RISE with SAP framework. The recent…
  6. cybersecurity priorities

    SAP Cybersecurity Priorities

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    Cyberattacks and cyber crime continue to grow across the globe. The latest statistics show growth in both the frequency and cost of attacks, and as many as two thirds of organizations may have experienced a cyberattack during the past year. With cybersecurity on the minds of many businesses, it is important to examine what organizations…
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    The CIO’s Transformation Report Card 2023

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    Over 50% of tech leaders are prioritizing two transformation initiatives: business process automation, standardization, or redesign, and transitioning to SAP S/4HANA. This is according to SAPinsider’s CIO 2023 Transformation Report Card and represents a considerable growth compared to last year, with 17 and 22 percentage point increases. Tech leaders identified two main drivers of digital…
  8. Enterprise Cloud – Landscape, Transformation, and Integration

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    For the last four years, SAPinsider has been following the move to the cloud. Initially our research followed cloud workloads in general, but for the last two years we have focused on how SAP workloads are moving to the cloud. This year, cloud usage continues to increase across the enterprise landscape. SAP’s push for cloud…
  9. EAM Report

    Elevating Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) in the Digital Age

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    For asset-intensive industries such as utilities, oil and gas, transportation, and discrete and process manufacturing, Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) has been a crucial necessity. It includes the management, support, and maintenance of a company’s physical assets throughout their complete lifecycle. This lifecycle encompasses capital planning, procurement, installation, performance, maintenance, repair, regulatory compliance, risk management, and…
  10. Deployment Approaches to SAP S/4HANA 2023

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    For the last three years, SAPinsider tracked how organizations deploy SAP S/4HANA. During that time, adoption of the solution grew steadily, although a significant proportion of respondents either still have no plans for SAP S/4HANA or are only at the point of evaluating the business case. The most likely deployment model for these organizations continues…