SAP Insights: June 2020

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SAP Insights: June 2020

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


Practical Guide to SAP Security  

Join us for our Practical Guide to SAP Security Webinar Series

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. 

Topics Include:

  • July 2 | 10:00 am ET: Detecting Malicious Activities in SAP, by Integration SAP into Your Security Operations 
  • July 7 | 10:00 am ET: A Holistic View of SAP HANA Security 
  • On-Demand: Practical Guide to SAP Security: Select the Right SAP Security Controls for Your Organization
  • On-Demand: Keeping Secure and in Compliant in the Cloud 
  • On-Demand: How to go from an SAP Assessment Report to a Risk-Based Practical Approach on Mitigation and Remediation


A System Architect's View: Hospitality Company Re-Platforms Enterprise Data Warehouse to SAP on Azure
In today's IT landscape, when the need for rapid deployment of resources has created a boom in the cloud computing industry, IT leaders find themselves adjusting to the 'new normal', determining what the future may look like and how the organization will quickly adapt. The good news is that cloud deployments give IT departments the ability to set up and provision equipment in a matter of hours. So when a hospitality company approached Protiviti with a monetarily punishing deadline and a need to re-platform multiple complex systems onto SAP, a cloud-based solution was the only approach that could get the job done.

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Seamless Cloud-Based Data Move Drives Cost Savings Under Tight Timeline
Making the decision to move a data platform from an external vendor to an in-house solution and do it in a cost-effective way is a significant one, particularly when there's a deadline looming. Recently Protiviti worked with a California-based hospitality company to do just that - moving the client's data management platform from a third-party data warehouse to an internal platform. The challenge of migrating and re-platforming this entire enterprise data warehouse was compounded by a very tight deadline which, if missed, would have resulted in the client paying more than seven figures in cost and contract penalties.

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Embarking on a Digital Transformation Initiative? Lead with Security 

Growing demand for intelligent, available and accurate data is fueling organizations as they implement digital transformation activities. While digital transformation projects are key drivers for growth, they also create and expose organizations to significant risk. In a recent webinar with our partner Onapsis, we laid out a foundation for a proper cyber program and highlighted steps needed to make a transformation such as a S/4HANA migration safe and compliant.


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Leveraging SAP Risk Management and Process Control to Streamline Enterprise Risk Management 

Risk management is one of the top priorities for organizations of all types. This priority has not changed as companies have transitioned to virtual environments. The need to address risk and compliance concerns is still there, but the virtual world has created new challenges. In a recent webinar, we discussed how SAP Risk Management and SAP Process Control tackle these challenges, uniquely positioned to automate many enterprise risk management (ERM) activities. 


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Planning for the Unplanned: Predictive Forecasting with SAP Analytics Cloud Planning

In the last few months, every business in the world has learned the black swan events can happen. Any plans based on past events had to change when the COVID-19 pandemic hit and most of the workforce began working remotely. In a recent webinar, we addressed how planning has to be fluid enough to keep up with changing conditions. Organizations need to know how to react to rapidly changing business conditions so that appropriate actions can be taken to mitigate adverse impacts and, in some cases, find new opportunities.


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Protiviti's Enterprise Resilience Webinar Series - On Demand

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 on demand for several 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

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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. The updated virtual agenda is currently being refined to reflect this move and will be released shortly. Stay tuned for more information on the virtual event. 
You can still register for the virtual event. Save $500 off the list price using the following Protiviti codes! Get an all Access Pass for $1899 with code VIPPROAA or get a Gold Pass for $1699 with code VIPPROG.