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Events and Webinars

Events and Webinars

Whether live, virtual or on-demand, we invite you to join us for one of our events or webinars. Hear from subject matter experts and customers as they share their SAP knowledge and experience enabling you to gain best practices and processes to ensure the success of your SAP landscape.


Unleash the Power of SAP on Azure

Date: June 17, 2021

Location: Virtual

New business process requirements, rising costs and increasing amounts of data can make it a challenge to run and protect business-critical SAP functions. Cloud deployment of SAP solutions provides a fast, scalable and repeatable process for implementing full SAP stacks in the cloud. Microsoft Azure provides the trusted path to enterprise-ready innovation — bringing the intelligence, security and reliability of Azure to your SAP applications.

During this webinar, our SAP on Azure experts will discuss how migrating SAP workloads to Azure can support your business-critical needs and will also cover:

  • How SAP on Azure helps increase performance, agility and availability of your SAP applications.
  • What’s new with SAP on Azure
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  • Customer Highlight: See how SAP on Azure positively impacted a hospitality organization’s business

 

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Part 1: How to Adopt a Hybrid Lens for your Financial Planning Strategy

Available On-Demand

Location: Virtual

As the future of planning becomes more cloud-focused, businesses like yours are faced with options. You can hold onto your on-premise solution and its familiar functionalities, re-invest with the Cloud and all its innovations, or take a step-by-step approach and explore a hybrid strategy that allows you to transition to the Cloud at your own pace.

Join us with National Vision and trusted SAP Partner, Protiviti, in this webinar series to learn how to leverage Cloud capabilities and your existing investments in processes and historical plan data. In this webinar, you will gain insight into how National Vision extended their financial planning to the Cloud and benefited from:

  • More efficient planning processes across the enterprise 
  • Shorter planning cycles to prioritize other planning processes  
  • Reduced silos to improve collaborative enterprise planning at all levels 
  • Granular analysis capabilities and deeper financial and operational insights

Be sure to save your spot in Part 1 of this series to gain insider tips for kickstarting your extended planning and analysis journey in the Cloud!

Part 2: How to Adopt a Hybrid Lens for your Financial Planning Strategy

Available On-Demand

Location: Virtual

What if we told you there is an approach that enables you to keep up with technological changes while still leveraging your existing data and what you’ve built within your legacy systems? SAP’s hybrid strategy allows you to achieve just that.

In this webinar, learn how you can scale your financial and operational planning by extending SAP Business Planning and Consolidation with SAP Analytics Cloud. We’ll have experts from Protiviti and the SAP Global Center of Excellence dive into how you can leverage SAP Analytics Cloud’s planning, predictive, and analytics capabilities for better decision-making. We’ll also explore National Vision’s reporting dashboards and show how SAP Analytics Cloud offers:

  • One combined solution for modeling, charting, creating visualizations, and planning 
  • Smart technology to offer clear visibility into cost and revenue drivers 
  • Predictive capabilities to respond quickly to market disruptions, competition, and performance 
  • Built-in collaboration for consistent processes across the organization

Register for Part 2 of this series where financial planning and analysis professionals will show you SAP Analytics Cloud in action and address any of your questions!

 

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5-Part SAP Webinar Series: Enabling Your Financial Transformation Journey Leveraging SAP Solutions

 
According to Protiviti’s 2020 Finance Trends Survey, the Office of the CFO is crucial to driving digital transformation. Financial planning/analysis, strategic planning, profitability reporting, and data security and privacy are highly ranked finance priorities. These activities deliver the analysis and insights that businesses count on to make critical decisions. But where do you start?
 

Join our 5-part SAP webinar series to learn how our Phase 0 approach and a well-designed roadmap can enable your finance transformation journey while exploring how SAP solutions can improve your processes, productivity, user experience, operational performance and, most importantly, your profitability.

 

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Effectively Manage Enterprise Risk in Today's Connected Technology Ecosystem

On-Demand

Protiviti is proud to co-host with Fastpath a virtual session on "Effectively Managing Enterprise Risk in Today's Connected Technology Ecosystem".

In today’s world of interconnected business applications, succeeding at managing and controlling enterprise security is a must. Although past approaches for managing risk around access and segregation of duties are still relevant, evolutions in robotic process automation, data privacy, cybersecurity, and shadow IT require a different focus than general IT control reviews. A strong enterprise security program takes a holistic approach to mitigating risk by considering how technology, people, and processes can work together to address threats both inside and outside of your business. So, how can you instill confidence in your executive team that the enterprise security controls developed will be effective?

Join this webinar and learn how to:

  • Apply the people+process+technology equation to create a strong framework for your enterprise security strategy.
  • Convince leadership that the security framework you are proposing will be effective.
  • Empower employees to take control of enterprise security with more awareness of threats and methods that all users can follow to mitigate risk.

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Part 1 - Securing Operations: Manage Access Governance with SAP

On-Demand

CISO's and CIO's need help to effectively enable a remote workforce, while simultaneously ensuring staff can do their jobs in a secure manner.

In this session, experts from Protiviti and SAP will discuss how you can implement risk based and multi-factors authentication methods, automated end-to-end identity lifecycle management for your employees on an hybrid information system and identify anomalous user activity to prevent cybercrime.

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Part 2 - Securing Operations: Monitor Cyber-threats and Protect Sensitive Data with SAP On Demand

On-Demand

CISO's and CIO's need help to effectively enable a remote workforce, while simultaneously ensuring staff can do their jobs in a secure manner.

In this second session from our webinar series, experts from Protiviti and SAP will discuss how you can monitor that best practices are applied to the security configuration of your SAP landscape, how to identify anomalous user activity or intrusion into your applicative layer to prevent cybercrime. We will also focus on Data Loss Prevention capacities to protect your sensitive data and how to guarantee the sovereignty of your user data in the cloud (from hackers but also from potentially intrusive regulations).

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SAP Security Webinar Series

On-Demand

  • Practical Guide to SAP Security: Select the right SAP Security Controls for your organization
  • Keeping Secure and in Compliant in the Cloud
  • How to go from an SAP assessment report to a risk-based practical approach on mitigation and remediation
  • Detecting malicious activities in SAP by integrating SAP into your Security Operations Center (SOC)
  • A holistic view of SAP HANA Security

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SAP Enterprise Resilience Series

On-Demand

 

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Blogs

Blogs

We feature several different blog sites, from The Protiviti View offering corporate insight on market trends to our Technology Insights providing thoughts on overall technology developments to our SAP Insights offering specific thoughts around SAP solutions and technologies. We invite you to review and subscribe to any or all of these valuable resources.

SAP Insights

Perspectives from Our Experts on SAP Solutions and Technologies

Our SAP Blog site features commentary, insights and points of view from Protiviti’s subject-matter experts on key technology challenges companies are facing, as well as new and emerging developments from our research projects. Whether you are new to SAP or a long-time user, we hope you will find this information valuable.

 

Recent Blogs

  • Leveraging Intelligent Technologies in the Intelligent Enterprise
  • Planning for the Unplanned: Predictive Forecasting with SAP Analytics Cloud Planning
  • Leveraging SAP Risk Management and Process Control to Streamline Enterprise Risk Management

 

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Technology Consulting Insights

Perspectives from Our Experts on Technology Trends and Risks

Protiviti’s Technology Consulting practice leverages emerging technologies and methodologies to innovate, while helping organizations transform and succeed by focusing on business value.

 

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The Protiviti View

Perspectives from Our Experts on Market Trends, Business Developments and Risks

This blog, hosted by Protiviti Managing Director Jim DeLoach, features commentary, insights and points of view from Jim and other Protiviti leaders and SMEs on key challenges and risks facing companies today, along with new and emerging developments in the market. Topics include, but are not limited to, regulatory compliance, board-level concerns, information technology, performance management and improvement, finance and operational issues, and broader governance and business trends.

 

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Newsletter

Newsletter

Our monthly newsletter is dedicated to SAP content. We provide commentary, insights and points of view from Protiviti subject-matter experts as well as third parties on key technology challenges companies are facing as well as new and emerging developments from our research projects.

Click to view our most recent issue below or visit our archives.

January 2021 Issue

  • Data-Driven Solutions Create New, Innovative Connections to Enhance Operations
  • Enhancing Customer Experience and Driving User Adoption with SAP Fiori
  • Common Pitfalls of ERP Implementations: A Project Risk Management Perspective
  • Taking a Test Drive of SAP Analytics Cloud Report Design
  • SAPinsider GRC / FIN 2021
  • Take a Look Back at Our Top Performing Blogs of 2020!

 

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February 2021 Issue

  • Build an Analytics Center of Excellence with the Support of AMS
  • Why Choose a Cloud Installation with SAP BusinessObjects 4.3
  • What to Know About Design-In Security and Controls for SAP S/4HANA (and What Auditors Care About)
  • Maximizing the SAP S/4HANA Investment Post Implementation
  • 5-Part Webinar Series
  • 6-Part Webinar Series
  • SAPinsider GRC / FIN 2021
  • Take a Look Back at Our Top Performing Blogs of 2020!

 

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March 2021 Issue

  • 5-Part Webinar Series
  • 6-Part Webinar Series
  • 2021 CIO Perspectives: Strategic Business Priorities and the SAP Agenda
  • Why Now is the Best Time to Move to HANA 2.0 - Part 1: The Advantages
  • Bots are Better: Improving SAP Compliance Testing Processes...and More
  • iPlan: How to Accelerate SAP Analytics Cloud for Planning Implementation
  • Automatic Predictive Forecasting in SAP Analytics Cloud
  • A Modern Take on Data Visualization with SAP Analytics Cloud
  • The Role Data Plays in an SAP S/4HANA Move: Key Steps to Sustaining Value
  • Take a Look Back at Our Top Performing Blogs of 2020!

 

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April 2021 Issue

  • Upgrading to GRC 12? Time’s Up!
  • Register for a 2-Part Series on Financial Planning
  • Why Now is the Best Time to Move to HANA 2.0 - Part 2: The Migration
  • Decisions, Decisions: Choosing the Right SAP Fiori Deployment Scenario
  • Key Ingredients for a Successful SAP Finance Transformation
  • Understanding Business Responsibilities During an SAP S/4HANA or Central Finance Transformation Journey - Part 1
  • 5-Part Webinar Series - On Demand

 

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May 2021 Issue

  • Lessons from a Pandemic: SAP Leaders Detail Financial Tech Trends
  • Unleash the Power of SAP on Microsoft Azure
  • Register for a 2-Part Series on Financial Planning
  • Understanding Business Responsibilities During an SAP S/4HANA or Central Finance Transformation - Part 2
  • SAP GRC and Security Design Nuances for SAP Utilities
  • SAPPHIRE NOW 2021

 

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