SAP Insights: April 2020

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SAP Insights: April 2020

From Data & Analytics, to Security & Privacy, to Business Process Optimization and Risk & Compliance, we have you covered!


Data Analytics Solution Helps Pharmaceutical Giant Focus on Improving Clinical Trials and Saving Lives 

For one global biopharmaceutical company, the ability to access vital data when and where it’s needed can affect more than just performance — it can impact the ability to save lives. This industry leader develops, manufactures and distributes breakthrough medical therapies to treat patients with serious and life-threatening medical conditions. The company conducts clinical trials to better understand the effectiveness of pharmaceutical and medical treatments. Read how their new data management, analytics and reporting solution gives the company better visibility into its inventory throughout the clinical trials cycle.


Global Energy Corporation Implements Exception-based System Access Security Monitoring 

These days, when remote working is forcing nearly every organization to take a close look at their security practices in efficiently providing the proverbial “to find the needle in the haystack,” a tool like SAP Access Violation Management (AVM) by Greenlight Technologies (GLT) can be more important than ever. 

Protiviti’s technology consulting team recently partnered with a large multinational oil and gas company to implement AVM. Checkout this blog to see how we were able to tailor a technological solution in AVM to meet the business needs of our client’s SoD monitoring process. 

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Sustaining an Effective Retail and Consumer Products Order Fulfillment Process in Challenging Times 

The coronavirus pandemic has affected virtually every part of the world, adversely impacting businesses of all sizes and the communities in which those businesses operate. Social distancing and other measures to break the virus’ spread is also bringing significant challenges to the front-line workforce in every industry, but particularly in healthcare, retail, and consumer products.

Organizations are under tremendous pressure to understand and evaluate every detail of their order fulfillment process. In this blog post, we share our recommendations on how to stay focused and running smoothly during this time. 

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Upgrading to GRC 12: A Race Against Time! 

It seems as if we are in a constant race against time to ensure our software stays within the mainstream maintenance window – most notable as of late is the sunsetting of SAP ERP (ECC) 6.0. While organizations may be at varying steps on their S/4HANA journey, we encourage them to not lose sight of their GRC application reaching the end of its mainstream maintenance December 31 of this year.

Although still a few months out, organizations who are running Access Control, Process Control or Risk Management 10.x should be planning to upgrade to GRC 12 right now. For more information on how Protiviti can help your organization, email [email protected]

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Get More Value from Your SAP Central Finance System 

After a successful implementation of SAP S/4HANA® with Central Finance (CFIN), businesses can further extend innovations within CFIN to continue the journey towards the intelligent enterprise. 

SAP CFIN enables leaders to focus the business by evaluating the shared services function with a different business lens and perspective.

Whether leaving legacy systems intact and centralizing processing in SAP CFIN, or moving fully to SAP CFIN as a single operating system, the SAP CFIN capabilities discussed in this blog can help organizations achieve their shared services goals and desired outcomes. 

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Join Protiviti and GB&Smith for an SAP BusinessObjects Virtual Event 

Protiviti is excited to co-sponsor 360's SAP BusinessObjects North America Virtual Event taking place on April 30th, 2020. You will be able to attend interactive sessions and presentations in the comfort of your own home!

Join hundreds of your peers for a day entirely dedicated to SAP BusinessObjects. Pick and choose the session that you want to attend, ask questions and even discover some new secrets about the upcoming release of the BI 4.3 platform.

Be sure to attend Protivit's session at 12pm ET: 

Understanding the Importance of An Analytics Center of Excellence

“Data Literacy” and “Digital Dexterity” describe the divide between the value your analytic technologies can provide and the ability of your workforce to utilize those technologies for value. Learn techniques and approaches to establish an analytics COE enabling your analytics to thrive. 

Protiviti's Enterprise Resilience Webinar Series - Register Today!

We’re facing an unprecedented challenge – but we aren’t facing it alone. We believe there is tremendous value to be gained in sharing and learning from diverse perspectives. These Protiviti and SAP webinars provide you with an opportunity to prioritize your conversations, gain confidence in your own plans and increase your organization’s resilience.

Join us in May, for three SAP topics that are more relevant today given our new remote workforce model. During these one-hour sessions, we will introduce you to topics such as:

  • Gaining efficiencies in your security processes
  • Enabling and automating key Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) activities
  • Facilitating real-time forecasting and planning techniques

All live webinars will have CPE credit available for qualified participants. Google Chromes is the preferred browser. 

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