SAP INSIGHTS: JULY 2020

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SAP INSIGHTS: JULY 2020

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

REPORTS

The Business Case for SAP S/4HANA Research Report   

In Q2 of 2020, SAPinsider surveyed members of the SAPinsider Community to understand how they are building their business cases for SAP S/4HANA. By reading this report readers will:

  • Learn about the primary internal and external pressures impacting business cases;
  • Understand what issues are most instrumental in building the business case; 
  • See how respondents plan to measure the results; 
  • Receive recommendations for building their own business case.

 

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Survey Report: Deployment Approaches for SAP S/4HANA Research

Deploying SAP S/4HANA is an opportunity for organizations to re-engineer and optimize their existing processes and reduce the technical debt that has become attached to their legacy ERP systems. Some may re-use existing hardware, while others are deploying to new platforms or infrastructure solutions.

SAPinsider recently surveyed members of the SAPinsider Community to understand how they are approaching their deployment of SAP S/4HANA. Access the report today.

 

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BLOGS

Leveraging Intelligent Technologies in the Intelligent Enterprise

Enterprise transformation has become dynamic. Adjusting to a post-COVID-19 world provides us with an opportunity to accelerate innovative ways to usher in a new normal and challenges us to strive for moving to an “all things digital” environment. At the same time streamlining, automating and simplifying interactions for recurring tasks has become more critical than ever.

The SAP Intelligent Enterprise includes three key components, Intelligent Technologies, Digital Platform and Intelligent Suite. In this blog, we will focus on the Intelligent Technologies, Artificial Intelligence (AI)/Machine Learning (ML) and evaluate opportunities for business transformation across people, process and technology.

 

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Effectively Managing SAP Security Risks in the Modern World 

The global landscape has changed in light of COVID-19. As companies quickly transitioned to a remote workforce, the need for remote access and application access increased — along with the risk of cyber threats. Now, more than ever, it’s critical to practice good security hygiene. 

In a recent webinar, “Effectively Managing SAP Security Risks in the Modern World,” now available on demand, we talked about the need to resist the temptation to downgrade or bypass standard security and change management practices, particularly with the increasingly remote workforce. Over 64% of the attendees at our webinar indicated that 75–100% of their workforce is now working remotely.

 

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Cloud Enablement for SAP Analytics 

With the release of SAP BusinessObjects 4.3 in June, this summer is the perfect time for SAP customers to rethink their overall analytics strategy. SAP BusinessObjects (BOBJ) remains the most powerful enterprise reporting solution on the market. With the addition of SAP Analytics Cloud, customers can now create a hybrid solution that leverages the business logic of universes with the AI/ML-driven insights and predictive analytics of SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC). In this blog post we discuss why BOBJ is still important.

 

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SURVEY

Central Finance and Optimizing Financial Close in SAP S/4HANA 

Gain the latest insights and benchmark your performance with your SAPinsider peers worldwide. Take the quick, 5-minute survey on Central Finance and Optimizing Financial Close in SAP S/4HANA and receive a complimentary copy of the benchmark report.

*This survey is open until Aug 19*

ON-DEMAND WEBINARS

Protiviti's Enterprise Resilience Webinar Series

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 on demand for several SAP topics that are more relevant today given our new remote workforce model.
Enterprise resilience webinar
 
 

Practical Guide to SAP Security

Business-critical applications such as SAP are at the core of your business activities and many organizations depend on SAP to run their daily business. To protect your SAP landscape against various cyber threats, prevention, detection and response capabilities are essential. This practical guide to SAP Security gives you insights on how to integrate these capabilities into your organizations to reduce your organizations SAP cyber risks.
 

CONFERENCE

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SAPInsider 2020 - Now Virtual!

Heard at Ops: The Criticality of Managing Risk with Ron Lefferts, Protiviti

Six Immersive Events in One! 

SAPinsider's 2020 live event scheduled for August in Austin, TX has been postponed until 2021. An immersive and fully virtual conference experience will now be delivered in August 2020 for the global SAPinsider community. From insights to action – safely and virtually experience the world’s most trusted event for business and technology leaders and professionals who rely on SAP. Register now, bring your team, and start planning your live or on-demand journey.   
 
Protiviti and a few of our clients will be delivering a host of sessions! Be sure to stop by our virtual booth for daily roundtable topics!