Overview: Founded in 1972, SAP is the recognized leader in providing collaborative business solutions for all types of industries and for every major market.
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3 Questions to Ensure You’re Collaborating Effectively Across Your Supply Chain by SAP America, Inc.. September 30, 2009 - To drive market share, sales, product adoption and greater efficiency, many businesses are strategically partnering with suppliers and other supply chain participants to collaborate and share information. In this white paper, find answers to three of the top concerns for organizations developing these collaborative supply chain networks.
6 Mistakes Companies Make and How to Avoid Them by SAP America, Inc.. September 28, 2009 - This paper highlights common mistakes companies make in a down economy and discusses how organizations can use business intelligence to avoid them. Use the self-assessment questionnaire at the end of this paper to determine the level of business intelligence opportunity across your organization.
A Complete View Of The Enterprise: Linking Operational And Financial Planning In Global Organizations by SAP America, Inc.. May 01, 2008 - In February 2008, CFO Research Services, a unit of CFO Publishing and part of The Economist Group, began a research project with Business Objects, an SAP company, asking senior finance executives to give views on their priorities and challenges around integrating operational and financial planning processes.
A Manufacturing Imperative: Enterprise Service-Oriented Architecture by SAP America, Inc.. January 2006 - This white paper describes enterprise SOA and the business opportunities it creates for manufacturers.
A midmarket guide to leveraging data as an asset with business intelligence and analytics by SAP America, Inc.. July 05, 2011 - Business intelligence (BI) tools have long enabled large corporations to uncover insights into business patterns and trends. Despite these benefits, many small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) have yet to use BI, primarily due to concerns about the complexity and cost. Learn how SMBs can also take advantage of BI and gain a competitive edge.
A Midmarket Guide to Leveraging data as an asset with Business Intelligence and Analytics by SAP America, Inc.. May 24, 2011 - This eBook is written for IT and BI professionals as well as business executives involved in BI decisions. It introduces BI and analytics for midmarket organizations plus practical advice on how to get started on deploying a BI system, from building a business case to evaluating BI technology.
A Premium on Efficiency: Midsize Manufacturers Confront the Obstacles to Growth by SAP America, Inc.. August 07, 2009 - How do best-in-class midsize manufacturers continue to grow in a tough economy? This research report, conducted by EIU, outlines measures manufacturers implement to continue expanding even while coping with the strains of softening demand in key markets, rising input costs, and downward pressure on prices.
A Roadmap to Data Migration Success by SAP America, Inc.. February 10, 2009 - The objective of this paper from Business Objects, an SAP company, is to provide insight into what issues are unique to data migration projects and to offer advice on how to best approach them.
A Subsidiary Perspective – Running a Two-Tier ERP Model with SAP Business ByDesign by SAP America, Inc.. August 21, 2012 - In this videocast learn how cloud computing was incorporated successfully in a two-tier enterprise resource planning (ERP) strategy. Some of the key aspects include how this strategy increased efficiency and freed up time, the benefits this strategy had both financially and within the work flow, and how this strategy was governed for success.
Accelerate Performance in Human Resources by SAP America, Inc.. January 27, 2012 - This white paper addresses HR challenges and metrics solutions for improving operations.
Accelerate Value Creation: The Virtuous Cycle of Using Technology to Maximize Business Value by SAP America, Inc.. October 18, 2008 - Understanding how IT can drive value and competitive advantage for your company is important for executives in all industries. This SAP Executive Insight paper explores the relationship between IT investment and performance and productivity gains.
Accelerating the Financial Close CFOs’ Insights into the Benefits of a High-Quality Close by SAP America, Inc.. July 15, 2011 - In this analyst report, learn how the financial close process can not only be used to inspire confidence by reporting externally, put critical financial information into the hands of managers faster, allowing them to react more effectively to changing markets.
Accelerating the Speed of Intelligence for Fast and Flexible Forecasting by SAP America, Inc.. September 30, 2011 - Based on interviews with CFOs and senior finance executives at six leading international companies, this report presents the strategies they are using to infuse flexibility into their planning, budgeting, and forecasting processes in order to detect and address the constantly changing market realities of today's stubbornly volatile global economy.
Acxiom Deploys Business Intelligence for Best-of-Breed Solutions by SAP America, Inc.. October 13, 2009 - Find out how Acxiom, specializing in providing customer and information management solutions for companies around the world, uses SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) solutions to transform consumer data into actionable BI.
Advanced Analytics Comes of Age for Business Executives by SAP America, Inc.. July 28, 2011 - This white paper discusses the factors driving the coming of age for advanced business analytics. Learn about the options available to begin reaping the benefits of this strategy and why a services-led approach is key to success.
Advanced Analytics for “Big Data”with SAP® Sybase® IQ: Run Faster In-Database Analytic Workloads and Leverage New Analytic Paradigms by SAP America, Inc.. October 15, 2013 - Consult this resource to learn more about how SAP provides support for advanced analytics, data warehousing and business intelligence environments.
Advanced Meter Infrastructure: Composite Technologies to Meet New Demands in Sales and Customer Service by SAP America, Inc.. January 2006 - Discover what benefits advanced meter infrastructure (AMI) brings and why, and learn how the SAP NetWeaver platform and enterprise service-oriented architecture can support your AMI implementation.
Advancing Enterprise Mobility to Improve Sales and Service by SAP America, Inc.. March 24, 2011 - Explore the latest thinking on use of mobile technology to deliver business value by enabling sales and service processes – and transform processes across the enterprise. Business software vendors can best support their customers by collaborating with strategic partners to co-innovate and foster a mobile ecosystem.
American Shipper Best Practices in Intl Transportation Management by SAP America, Inc.. December 31, 2011 -
This report draws on American Shipper's benchmarking series and highlights actionable best practices for professionals involved in global supply chain management. This includes suggestions for improving processes, addressing technology, and ultimately delivering better results.
An On-Demand Solution to Optimize Contract Management by SAP America, Inc.. April 30, 2011 - Read this paper to learn three ways your company can get the most out of its contracts by ensuring that the agreements you enter into are low in risk and that contractual terms are being observed and met.
An On-Demand Sourcing Solution for Rapid and Sustainable Savings by SAP America, Inc.. May 31, 2011 - Many procurement organizations struggle to meet savings goals with an overworked staff using time-consuming, manual processes or outdated systems. Read this paper to learn how to better collaborate with key stakeholders, qualify suppliers, ensure a competitive bidding process, and negotiate contract terms with suppliers.
Analyst Whitepaper: Bloor Research: Sybase ASE Total Cost of Ownership - A Comparison to Oracle by SAP America, Inc.. September 30, 2011 - Given that Sybase ASE can now be deployed as the foundation for SAP Business Suite and BW implementations (in addition to Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server and IBM DB2), the information is relevant to SAP customers installing a new instance of SAP or looking to migrate their existing SAP installation to a different database.
Automating Extended Business Processes by SAP America, Inc.. April 12, 2010 - Download now to learn the degree to which extended processes have been automated throughout the enterprise; business behaviors and efficacy associated with automating ad-hoc and paper-based business processes and benefits that have been derived from automating manual business processes.
Avoid Overlooking the Growing Fraud Threat When Planning AP Automation by SAP America, Inc.. December 11, 2009 - This paper discusses how automated AP can help reduce a great portion of frauds and schemes with less human "touch points" involved in invoice processing which translates to less chances for dishonest employees to falsify invoice data or otherwise manipulate the AP process for personal gain.
Banking: Differentiate Through Service Excellence with SAP CRM – Optimizing Customer Satisfaction, Efficiency, and Profit by SAP America, Inc.. September 02, 2010 - Read this paper to learn how SAP for Banking solutions, which encompass the SAP® CRM application, encourage agility and customer centricity in today’s demanding market. By seamlessly connecting front- and back-office tasks, they can provide a superior customer experience and stronger top-line growth.
Best Practices in Complex Equipment Manufacturing, Sales, and Service by SAP America, Inc.. January 23, 2009 - This paper gives a brief overview of the SAP® solutions used by manufacturers of complex products and equipment to differentiate themselves from the competition through superior-value products and services against low-cost global providers.
Best Practices in Creating a Strategic Finance Function by SAP America, Inc.. January 23, 2009 - the following article will share the results of SAP research as well as APQC's Open Standards Benchmarking Collaborative (OSBC) research. The OSBC research is the first global set of common standards for business processes and data, giving organizations an independent, authoritative resource for evaluating and improving business practices.
Better Answers through Better Questions by SAP America, Inc.. June 01, 2010 - This paper helps readers understand the difference between the reporting tools SAP customers currently run and the SAP BusinessObjects Explorer. Continue reading to learn more about the how your approach to BI could change because of this product, and where you can test-drive the tool.
BI data integration process challenged by real-time needs, big data by SAP America, Inc.. December 06, 2012 - This e-guide advises readers that BI systems and their supporting data warehouses are only as good as that data that goes into the. Data integration challenges drag down the success potential of BI and analytics initiatives, and integration technology is ever-changing as business users demand real-time access.
Big Data business intelligence and analytics: Strategies for gleaning meaning from large data volumes by SAP America, Inc.. October 07, 2011 - This eBook discusses the emerging business intelligence (BI) and analytics best practices for big data environments, with practical advice on how to scope, plan and prioritize projects within your organization.
Blueprint for Success: Ingraining Insights into the DNA of People and Process by SAP America, Inc.. October 16, 2013 - This informative resource explains why businesses can and must transform their practices. The most frequently cited critical objective that an organization can achieve by allowing business users to always get the right information at the right time is the ability to alter business processes more dynamically.
Boost Government Revenues Without a Tax Increase by SAP America, Inc.. June 29, 2012 - SAP analytics solutions can help today's government agencies overcome the many challenges associated with tax discovery. Read on to learn how SAP's public sector software solutions can benefit government agencies by improving performance, reducing costs and streamlining service delivery.
Bring Business Intelligence to All Your Users with SAP BusinessObjects Explorer by SAP America, Inc.. June 01, 2010 - This paper explains how SAP BusinessObjects Explorer extends the reach of BI to all your users. Read on to learn how with immediate insight into critical data, information workers can intuitively explore business information quickly and independently, enabling a better-informed workforce that makes sound and timely decisions.
BTS Consultant Thought Leadership Paper: Business Case for Value Realization Business Case for Value Realization During Implementation by SAP America, Inc.. October 31, 2010 - Find out more about value management and building value realization practices into every IT project. Discover how using value realization best practices during the lifecycle of your implementation can help you achieve greater value from your IT investments. Learn about the value of ASAP methodology and SAP offerings.
Build and Execute an Automated, Integrated, Repeatable Testing Strategy Webcast by SAP America, Inc.. July 29, 2011 - View this webcast to learn about a comprehensive testing and quality management strategy that can help reduce the risks associated with your IT projects. Continue listening to learn best practices for developing an effective, repeatable testing and quality assurance strategy and, most importantly, how to execute on that strategy.
Build Your Own SAP CRM Solution — and Know Exactly How Much It Will Cost by SAP America, Inc.. July 19, 2011 - This white paper provides an overview of a rapid deployment strategy designed to take the guesswork out of implementing CRM. Inside, learn how this approach can let you pick and choose features which matter the most to your organization while avoiding playing for ones you don't to provide an accurate, upfront price.
Building a Best-Run Finance Organization by SAP America, Inc.. June 01, 2008 - This SAP Executive Insight examines the changing role of the finance organization in today's business environment. Further, it describes how companies can develop best-run finance organizations.
Building a Clear and Socially Connected Enterprise by SAP America, Inc.. December 31, 2010 - Read this white paper to learn how financial services firms can leverage social channels to better understand changing customer needs and interaction styles, develop products and services that address those changes, and create marketing campaigns that target these customers.
Building a Green Supply Chain: Social Responsibility for Fun and Profit by SAP America, Inc.. - This report provides a roadmap to green best practices that Best-In-Class organizations are leveraging today to reduce overall supply chain coast, limit environmental impact, and increase competitive advantage.
Building Capabilities Leveraging Alternate Solution Deployments by SAP America, Inc.. June 30, 2011 - This white paper explores the delivery methods and strategies for achieving versatile, agile and powerful IT capabilities. Inside, learn about the need for service and application orchestration, as well as cutting edge strategies for meeting a new generation of business needs.
Business Analytics and the Path to Better Decisions by SAP America, Inc.. July 19, 2011 - This white paper considers the use of of prebuilt analytic applications for achieving improved decision making across many functions in an organization.
Business Analytics and the Path to Better Decisions in Healthcare by SAP America, Inc.. July 18, 2011 - This white paper explores analytics and business intelligence as a way to improve decision making in health care. Inside, discover the benefits of using a prebuilt analytic application to enable you to achieve this objective across multiple functions of your health care organization.
Business Case for Value Realization During ImplementationDelivering Projects on Time, on Budget, and on Value by SAP America, Inc.. July 29, 2011 - This white paper makes the case for using value realization practices in conjunction with traditional project management.
Business Information and Analytics Strategy, Video Infographic by SAP America, Inc.. October 17, 2013 - Take a look at this video to learn how information contributes to nearly ever aspect of an organization. By using information effectively, you can truly unlock the value of your organization. Find out how to strengthen your business by utilizing analytics now.
Business Intelligence in SAP® Business All-in-One by SAP America, Inc.. October 26, 2009 - With the business intelligence functionality in SAP Business All-in-One solutions, your company can gain visibility, insight, operational alignment, and accountability to increase revenue, margins, and liquidity; streamline processes; improve agility; and become a best-run business.
Business Intelligence: A Guide for MidsizeCompanies: How Business Intelligence Can Help ImproveYour Company’s Performance No Matter What Its Size by SAP America, Inc.. October 16, 2013 - Find out how BI can help your midsize company ahead of the competition and how you can choose the right BI product from the right vendor.
Business Intelligence: The Definitive Guide for Midsize Organizations by SAP America, Inc.. June 01, 2008 - Business intelligence (BI) allows organizations to better understand, analyze, and even predict what's occurring in their company.
Business Intelligence: The Definitive Guide for Midsize Organizations by SAP America, Inc.. January 31, 2008 - This white paper breaks down the spectrum of business intelligence (BI) tools into specific functionalities and explains how they can be practically applied by midsized organizations to improve decision-making. Read it to learn what you need to know to get started with a BI implementation.
Business Process Orchestration Helps Organizations Improve Customer Satisfaction and Profitability by SAP America, Inc.. August 31, 2011 - This white paper looks at the increasing use of orchestration technologies to improve business processes that span two or more applications.
Business rules and decisioning for process experts by SAP America, Inc.. August 01, 2011 - Read this white paper to discover how decisioning can be used as a method for enhancing process orientation to deliver greater value to the business. Continue reading to learn the critical importance of identifying and controlling how the decisions within processes and applications are made.
CA Standardizes Business Intelligence and Reporting Infrastructure with BusinessObjects Enterprise XI by SAP America, Inc.. October 13, 2009 - Find out how CA used the same SAP BusinessObjects tool across multiple products to reduce their customers' costs and reduce the time it takes them to create their own customized reports.
Can Better Performance Cost Less? A Promising Integration Strategy for SAP Business Suite Users by SAP America, Inc.. July 02, 2013 - As IT budgets rise, freeing up funds is a top priority for CIOs. Discover how a joint-solution from SAP and IBM can help IT departments achieve improved application performance – while drastically reducing database licensing fees and hardware costs.
Can Your Small Business Afford ERP? by SAP America, Inc.. April 30, 2011 - Neglecting to invest in an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution can significantly hinder continued growth and profitability for small businesses. Read this white paper to find out if your small business can afford ERP, and if you can afford to operate without it.
CIO2CIO Global Research Study: Business Intelligence and Master Data Management (MDM) by SAP America, Inc.. - This global CIO2CIO research program was conducted for SAP, Inc. to gain insight into information management practices in various regions of the world and the research was conducted among IT professionals in the U.S., Europe and Asia.
CIOs Embrace Custom Application Development by SAP America, Inc.. July 29, 2011 - This white paper takes a look at the factors and trends driving the shift from cost-saving to business expansion. In particular, see how custom-development services are allowing enterprises to meet specialized customer needs to increase satisfaction, loyalty and profits.
Collaborate with Your Business Network in the Cloud by SAP America, Inc.. April 30, 2012 - This resource discusses cloud-based business applications and the potential benefits to your business.
Connecting the dots between big data and master data management by SAP America, Inc.. December 10, 2012 - In this expert e-guide MDM Institute founder and chief research officer, Aaron Zornes, sheds light on the relationship between big data and MDM. Read on to learn the business and technical implications of combining MDM and big data efforts in the real world.
Converting Service Calls into Sales with Real-Time Offer Management by SAP America, Inc.. - Banks, utilities, retailers, and the like are taking advantage of incoming calls and Web visits to make offers to existing customers. In this paper learn how with real-time offer management applications, can help leverage customer information.
CPO Rising 2011 -- The State of Spend Analysis by SAP America, Inc.. September 30, 2011 - Companies that can move high percentages of their spend into managed scenarios will reap much larger returns. This article discusses the importance of visibility in bringing more spend under management, and the types of outcomes one can expect from a strong spend analysis program.
CRM Solutions For The Finance And Insurance Industries by SAP America, Inc.. February 14, 2011 - Read this report to learn how Forrester Research rated 24 CRM solutions in terms of their strengths and weaknesses in supporting four key cross-functional processes in the finance and insurance industry.
CRM without Compromise: A Strategy for Profitable Growth by SAP America, Inc.. April 01, 2007 - Consider how SAP can help you improve customer relationship management. Build a synergistic ecosystem with employees, customers, and partners to deliver customer value – where customer demand drives the supply chain and customer insight inspires innovation. Quickly respond to sustain competitive advantage and profitability.
Customer Value Enhancement: Linking Strategy & Operations for Better Loyalty and Margins by SAP America, Inc.. September 02, 2010 - CVE is a predictive, adaptive approach to linking front and back office functions through the prism of advanced business intelligence and analytics. Read this paper to learn how to link strategy and operations with CVE for better customer loyalty and margins.
Customers, Not Cars, Now Drive Auto Importer’s Strategy by SAP America, Inc.. July 25, 2011 - This case study spotlights Colmobil Corp., one of Israel's leading importer and distributor of cars, trucks and buses, and their experience reorganizing their business around customers instead of vehicles. Inside, discover the tools they used to help them with this transformation, as well as the impressive results.
Cut Government Spending Intelligently by SAP America, Inc.. June 29, 2012 - This paper outlines how public sector organizations can boost performance, reduce fraud and do more with less with the latest budget and cost analysis software. Read on to learn how leading government agencies are capitalizing on the latest SAP public sector solutions to streamline operations and improve accountability and transparency.
Data errors, other missteps can waylay BI data integration strategy by SAP America, Inc.. December 07, 2012 - Check out this e-guide to learn how a BI data integration strategy can go awry if it isn't properly designed and executed and tips for ensuring a successful integration.
Data Quality Strategy: A Step-by-Step Approach by SAP America, Inc.. February 01, 2010 - Learn about the importance of having a data quality strategy and setting the overall goals. The six factors of data are also explained in detail and how to tie it together for implementation.
Data stewardship central to data governance programs by SAP America, Inc.. November 21, 2012 - Access this E-guide to examine the important role of quality booster of a data steward. Learn the multiple hurdles to get over along the path to effective data stewardship. And discover how once you get over those hurdles, a well-executed data stewardship program can offer you clean, accurate and consistent data across your organization.
Data stewardship program: Quality booster, but a hard step for many by SAP America, Inc.. December 07, 2012 - Data stewards are central to the success of data governance programs. Without data stewards to facilitate the communications about data issues between IT and the business side, diverging data definitions, policies and quality controls can easily get out of control. This e-guide offers tips and best practices.
Deliver Trusted Data and Deeper Insights by SAP America, Inc.. September 13, 2012 - The health of your business depends on your data management strategy. Read this paper to learn about one platform designed to manage your increasing volumes of data and applications, as well as quickly provide critical analytics. Benefits include integration of structured and unstructured data, reduced cost, scalability and more.
Delivering Superior Customer Value in Communications Firms: Enabling Optimal Offer Creation for Service Providers by SAP America, Inc.. April 27, 2009 - For communications companies - whether focused on telecommunications services or media content - these are challenging times. Markets are saturated with new offerings, and margins continue to diminish. In response, communications service providers (CSPs) are concentrating on improving offers of voice, content, and data services.
Demystifying the scale up vs. scale out debate for data warehousing by SAP America, Inc.. December 11, 2012 - In this expert guide, IT analyst Tony Iams, SVP, Ideas International, delves deeper into the scale up vs. scale out debate. Learn about the growing popularity of scaling out options, such as massively parallel processing (MPP) and distributed computing approaches.
Differentiation through Service Excellence Driving Customer Loyalty and Service Profitability by SAP America, Inc.. September 17, 2008 - The importance of achieving service excellence is growing. Products are increasingly becoming commodities, and CEOs are recognizing that first-rate service is crucial to enhancing customer satisfaction. This paper explores the crucial links between customer service and customer satisfaction.
Drive Sustainable, Profitable Growth through CRM: 8 Golden Rules to Turn Your Company into a Customer-Centric Enterprise by SAP America, Inc.. May 2008 - To make the most of customer relationships, organizations should consider a basic set of CRM principles that we at SAP have identified based on the successful strategies of best-run companies.
Duet Software for Microsoft and SAP Applications: Bridging the Desktop to the Enterprise by SAP America, Inc.. November 01, 2007 - Constantly switching between enterprise applications and business software lowers productivity. Learn how Duet simplifies the way SAP users access and use SAP applications, while enriching the Microsoft Office experience.
E-Book - Cloud Computing: What It Can Do for Your Manufacturing Supply by SAP America, Inc.. May 09, 2012 - Cloud-based manufacturing applications have exploded onto the market, and with so much hype, determining their suitability and usefulness can be tricky. Read this expert e-book to get tips on how the cloud can be leveraged for ERP, supply chain management, and global inventory management, and learn what to look out for in a still-maturing market.
E-Book: A Manufacturer’s Guide to Navigating the Procurement and Sourcing Technology Landscape by SAP America, Inc.. May 23, 2012 - Utilizing the latest procurement technologies can help improve your supplier performance, produce better products and improve resource allocation. Read this editorial e-book to get expert advice on the latest procurement technologies for today’s manufacturers.
E-Book: Gaining Control of Order Management Processes by SAP America, Inc.. April 25, 2012 - This e-book, packed with four expert articles, highlights SAP's solution to sales order management, offering insight into its CRM, ERP and supply chain management components. Read these insightful articles now to learn about this option's strengths and weaknesses, how to properly define the sales process and so much more.
E-Book: Leveraging Web 2.0 and Social Media in CRM Programs by SAP America, Inc.. October 05, 2010 - You’ve heard the buzz about Web 2.0 and social CRM, but where to start? In this eBook, find out more about Web 2.0 and social media in the context of CRM. Learn more about using Web 2.0 to build customer loyalty and get expert insight into the role that social CRM may play in the future.
E-Guide: Best practices for managing the data warehouse to support Big Data by SAP America, Inc.. October 11, 2011 - This e-guide focuses on how to develop a foundation, including a discussion of when to update older technologies or modify a current data warehouse architecture to match today's new requirements.
E-Guide: Best practices for SAP in-memory analytics applications by SAP America, Inc.. October 13, 2011 - This e-guide gives insight to SAP's application launch plans for the year.
E-Guide: Big Data BI and analytics: Tips and best practices for managing big-data by SAP America, Inc.. October 13, 2011 - In this e-guide you'll discover the emerging BI and analytics best practices for big data environments.
E-Guide: Business intelligence management: Strategic advice for CIOs by SAP America, Inc.. November 04, 2011 - For organizations with stores upon stores of untouched data, there’s one essential tool: Business intelligence. Unfortunately, inconsistent or irrelevant data can turn BI in the wrong direction. This e-guide outlines essential components for a foolproof BI management strategy.
E-Guide: Business intelligence: Paving the way for innovation by SAP America, Inc.. November 02, 2011 - Business intelligence and predictive analytics have the potential to revolutionize the way CIOs make decisions and align IT with business goals. By collecting valuable data, CIOs can promote innovative change. Inside this exclusive e-guide, learn how New York City Housing Authority’s CIO used BI and predictive analytics to do just that.
E-Guide: Dealing with ‘big data’ challenges: real-world strategies and advice by SAP America, Inc.. October 24, 2011 - In this e-guide, uncover common challenges of managing large volumes of data and offer advice on how to copy with the 'big data' explosion as part of data warehousing strategies.
E-Guide: Gartner Magic Quadrant: Oracle and SAP prepare for data quality battle by SAP America, Inc.. December 09, 2011 - In this brief yet insightful e-guide, you will get a side-by-side comparison of SAP and Oracle's data quality portfolios along with expert advice.
E-Guide: How to prepare for business intelligence 3.0 by SAP America, Inc.. November 02, 2011 - Next-generation business intelligence has the potential to be a game-changer for predictive analytics because it solves the latency issues that plagued traditional BI platforms. Access this e-guide for expert insight into planning for BI that works alongside social media, mobile devices and context-aware computing.
E-Guide: Implementing a CRM Strategy to improve the customer experience by SAP America, Inc.. June 12, 2012 - This expert e-guide highlights the need for a unified customer information hub to improve the quality, consistency and availability of customer data by detailing how one cement manufacturer implemented a successful customer experience initiative. Gain insight into the findings of a recent survey of top CRM challenges faced by today's businesses.
E-Guide: In-memory analytics: SAP HANA insights and analyst predictions by SAP America, Inc.. October 13, 2011 - This e-guide uncovers how the launch of SAP HANA has allowed for a more flexible and agile analytical environment. Gain insight into SAP predictions for the upcoming year.
E-Guide: Newly combined SAP and Sybase could mean big trouble for Oracle by SAP America, Inc.. December 09, 2011 - In this brief yet informative e-guide, readers will gain expert insight into how SAP will gain the edge over Oracle through its focus on providing a high level of integration between Sybase and SAP that is highly optimized for users to scale their applications effectively.
E-Guide: Practical advice and pitfalls to avoid with Big Data in the data warehousing process by SAP America, Inc.. October 11, 2011 - Gain practical advice and pitfalls to avoid with big data in the data warehousing process.
E-Guide: Strategies for managing large data volumes with Big Data BI and analytics by SAP America, Inc.. October 12, 2011 - In this e-guide, uncover the emerging BI and analytics best practices for big data environments.
Eclipse Aviation: Jet Maker Uses Enhanced SAP® Software Usability to Support Sales Team by SAP America, Inc.. September 02, 2010 - After switching to SAP CRM, the sales team members now benefit from the integration of sales-related activities in both their Microsoft Outlook in-boxes and Web browsers. Continue reading to learn all of the benefits that not only the sales team experienced from switching to SAP® software but also how the marketing team has benefitted as well.
Enabling Growth for Midsize Companies by SAP America, Inc.. September 2008 - Gain insight into strategies to grow your business and learn what role IT plays in enabling your goals.
Enabling Organic Growth by SAP America, Inc.. September 17, 2008 - Discover why organic growth is the means to achieving continuous, profitable growth, and find out how your company can address some of the most common challenges in the quest to achieve it.
End User Performance - Building and Maintaining ROI by SAP America, Inc.. January 01, 2006 - In this white paper, explore how organizations are achieving strong returns on investment on their information technologie endeavors and investments by emphasizing user performance.
Energy Intelligence Driving Optimization with Visibility by SAP America, Inc.. July 31, 2011 -
Aberdeen research report on how best in class companies utilize and leverage energy management technology while outpeforming their peers.
Enhancing Constituent Perceptions with CRM for Public Sector: Advancing Beyond Efficiency and Service Improvements by SAP America, Inc.. September 02, 2010 - By using a CRM strategy with software solutions, government agencies can achieve a host of benefits when it comes to streamlining business processes and analytical capabilities. Read on to learn how By enabling such CRM processes, governments can build communication campaigns that help shape the public’s perceptions and advance the value delivered.
Enhancing Interaction Center ROI in Turbulent Economic Times by SAP America, Inc.. April 27, 2009 - Interaction center managers, along with their counterparts in sales, marketing, and service, are being asked to deliver greater value on shoestring budgets. While the conventional reaction in tough economic times is to simply cut costs and services, the nature of the current downturn indicates that austerity measures of the past won't work today.
Enhancing the Customer Experience with Loyalty Management by SAP America, Inc.. April 27, 2009 - By implementing loyalty programs that are integrated across sales, service, and marketing - across all channels of interaction - a firm can greatly enhance the customer experience, increase customer retention, and foster development of a community of people who serve as advocates for the business.
Ensuring Long-Term Success of BI/Analytics Projects: Train and Train Again by SAP America, Inc.. September 20, 2010 - BI solutions are fast becoming a mainstay for organizations that recognize that proper collection and analysis of information can improve critical business processes. This paper provides key evaluation concerns for organizations looking to implement comprehensive training to ensure the success of their enterprise BI projects.
Enterprise Services Architecture for Higher Education and Research: A Roadmap for Efficiency and Innovation by SAP America, Inc.. - Higher education relies on information technology to improve operational efficiency. Discover how enterprise Service Oriented Architecture (enterprise SOA) helps leverage the current IT assets to provide improved education and research at a lower cost.
Enterprises Reap the Rewards of Modernizing Their ERP Systems - IDC Research by SAP America, Inc.. August 2008 - This white paper outlines strategies for organizations considering upgrading or replacing their enterprise resource planning systems in order to handle business growth, streamline internal processes, and leverage technology innovation.
ERP Implementation: A Best Practices Guide for Small & Midsized Businesses by SAP America, Inc.. December 31, 2010 - Read this white paper to discover what is driving the trend toward small and midsized business (SMB) enterprise resource planning (ERP) adoption. Also, learn best practices for implementing ERP in your organization without breaking the bank.
Expert tips for embedded software development by SAP America, Inc.. December 17, 2012 - Development teams often face strict compliance, security and testing requirements when tasked with developing embedded software. This useful e-guide provides tips for developing reliable embedded devices, strategies for ensuring embedded software security and tools and best practices for embedded software testing.
Explore Your Business at the Speed of Thought by SAP America, Inc.. February 01, 2010 - This paper explores the problems of bringing BI to everyone in the enterprise without heavily relying on IT, and presents a solution for this very problem. Read on to learn how SAP® BusinessObjects™ Explorer solution will solve your BI visibility problems.
Extended Warehouse Management with SAP SCM by SAP America, Inc.. April 26, 2012 - Discover how SAP supply chain management has been extended to provider more in-depth warehouse management support through SAP Extended Warehouse Management (SAP EWM) and how it supports higher process and stock visibility, better warehouse operations planning, and better efficiency.
Extract from book: "In-Memory Data Management" by SAP America, Inc.. September 01, 2011 - SAP in-memory computing is putting the "r" back in "real-time" computing by bringing together online transaction processing (OLTP) applications and online analytical processing (OLAP) applications at a lower total cost. Get an in-depth look at how this technology will impact business.
FAQ: Hadoop for BI and Analytics by SAP America, Inc.. December 17, 2012 - Despite its idiosyncrasies and lack of user-friendliness, the Apache Hadoop framework offers real advantages for organizations tackling big data challenges and real-time analytics. Access this e-guide for answers to FAQs for BI professionals seeking to leverage the benefits of this niche technology as part of their big data analytics initiatives.
Four Steps to a Best-Run Business by SAP America, Inc.. - This document describes how you can build a strategy to unify and run your business more effectively.
Get a Better Handle on Unspent Funds by SAP America, Inc.. June 29, 2012 - This paper details SAP's range of public sector solutions, designed specifically to assist government agencies in proactively monitoring their current and future spending. Learn how to get a better handle on unspent funds such as unliquidated obligations (ULOs) by drilling into layers of data to create accurate reports and projections in real time.
Get Rock-Solid, Ultrafast Performance at Low Cost for SAP Business Suite by SAP America, Inc.. August 06, 2013 - Take an in-depth look at how SAP Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) provides businesses with a high-performance database platform – optimized for SAP Business Suite applications – to improve operational efficiency and significantly reduce costs.
Giving Trade Companies a Fast Start: SAP All-in-One Fast Start Program by SAP America, Inc.. March 10, 2009 - Whether you are a wholesale distributor of furniture, machinery, chemicals, or food and beverages, your success depends on how quickly you adapt to demands from customers and suppliers. You must constantly differentiate your services from the competition while improving operating efficiencies and controlling costs.
Global Trends in Sustainability Performance Management by SAP America, Inc.. June 01, 2010 - This paper will present an overview of the changing landscape as companies develop practices and processes to measure their performance as sustainable enterprises. It will examine the complex new drivers of sustainability reporting, as well as the rapidly changing legislative environment that will make reporting mandatory, not voluntary.
Governance from the Ground Up: Launching Your Information Governance Initiative by SAP America, Inc.. September 13, 2012 - Download this resource now to help ensure that you treat your information as a business asset and not let it become just a by-product of the systems that use it. Inside you'll read 5 common information governance challenges, 6 key tips to a successful information governance initiative, and more.
Governance, Risk, and Compliance Management: Realizing the Value Of Cross-Enterprise Solutions by SAP America, Inc.. January 01, 2007 - This paper explains SAP’s vision for a cross-enterprise GRC solution and the benefits it can provide, defines key terms, and discusses what to look for when evaluating GRC software options.
Graphic Packaging International Achieving Operational Excellence by SAP America, Inc.. - In this case study, Graphic Packaging International Inc (GPI) needed a single end-to-end solution across the enterprise after their acquisition of Riverwood Holding Inc. Learn how SAP ERP application was their solution.
GRC Strategies - Finding the Right Balance of Business and IT by SAP America, Inc.. April 12, 2010 - This white paper demonstrates that both business and IT GRC initiatives are continuing to grow in relevance and provides key recommendations for companies seeking to transform business processes to reduce costs, improve governance and compliance, while mitigating and managing risk.
Harvard Business Review Article: Mastering the Management System by SAP America, Inc.. September 01, 2011 - In this article, Kaplan, of Harvard Business School, and Norton, founder and director of the Palladium Group, explain how to effectively manage both strategy and operations by linking them tightly in a closed-loop management system, which comprises five stages.
Helping Enterprises Succeed: Responsible Corporate Strategy and Intelligent Business Insights by SAP America, Inc.. September 20, 2010 - This Executive Insights paper describes how the combination of EPM and GRC solutions is now more critical than ever for business success. This document also discusses how EPM and GRC must be linked to business intelligence tools and supported by comprehensive services to ensure that the data generated is used appropriately.
Hitting the Moving Target of Operational Excellence: Identifying and Obtaining the Information Needed for Continued Success by SAP America, Inc.. May 01, 2007 - This white paper presents IDC’s framework for implementing operational excellence (opex) and helps the reader move toward an effective op ex implementation while avoiding potential pitfalls.
How to Make Indirect Procurement Outsourcing Work Effectively by SAP America, Inc.. March 12, 2010 - Consider how procurement outsourcers have helped customers improve strategic sourcing, contract negotiations and operational procurement. Yet they need to connect these areas with integrated, sourcing-to-settlement procurement processes by providing customers with standard processes and platforms.
How to Plan for an SAP ERP Upgrade by SAP America, Inc.. August 2008 - This document give decision makers the needed information to evaluate, plan, and perform an upgrade to the SAP ERP 6.0 application. It also introduces the tools and services SAP offers during the transition to this new enterprise software.
How to Transform Your Business - A Strategic Roadmap for Delivering Value by SAP America, Inc.. May 14, 2012 - Read this white paper to learn how to integrate your operations into a new structure acquired through mergers and acquisitions; align your IT operations into a single platform; enhance customer service; increase the productivity of your global workforce; and bolster supply chain efficiency.
How to Transform Your Business: A Strategic Roadmap for Delivering Value by SAP America, Inc.. July 28, 2011 - Inside this white paper, learn about the top priorities for executives and the challenges for achieving them. Then, discover the information platform that is allowing organizations to consolidate their business and IT goals to encourage an environment of innovation and growth.
How to Transform Your Business: A Strategic Roadmap for Delivering Value by SAP America, Inc.. September 20, 2010 - This white paper explores the key strategic issues and best practices involved in transforming your business to enable growth. Discover the steps you must take to innovate, translate business strategy into IT strategy, develop a roadmap for strategic business transformation, and obtain maximum benefit from your SAP investment.
HRO Innovation: Building Blocks to Derive Full Value by SAP America, Inc.. - In this report, BusinessWeek Research Services (BWRS) launched a research program to determine the views of C-level managersâ€”at large companies on how to improve the value derived from human resources outsourcing.
Human Capital Management: How Top Organizations Drive Company Profits Efficiently by SAP America, Inc.. January 2007 - The study finds that the best human capital management organizations constantly reassess their processes to strike a balance in the drive to optimize efficiency, cost, and service delivery in a continually changing environment.
IDC Paper: Increased Operational Efficency with SAP Central Process Scheduling by SAP America, Inc.. April 2007 - Read how scheduling tools in SAP Central Process Scheduling by Redwood can help you manage batch jobs along with process automation applications to handle business processes automatically -- with zero manual intervention.
IDC TOPLINE - Keeping Cash Flow in Focus While Driving Business Performance by SAP America, Inc.. June 30, 2011 - This IDC Research white paper reveals the dynamics of understanding and utilizing cash flow.
IDC Whitepaper: SAP Customers Move to Managed Cloud Services to Cut Costs and Improve Efficiency of B2B Integration by SAP America, Inc.. May 15, 2012 - This white paper examines how SAP customers improved B2B integration by implementing a cloud-based solution - SAP Information Interchange OnDemand - and the reasons, challenges, and benefits behind doing so.
IDC: High-Performance Human Capital Management Systems Propel People Power by SAP America, Inc.. February 2008 - Learn about strategies for organizations facing the prospects of upgrading or replacing their human capital management (HCM) systems in order to handle business growth and streamline internal processes.
IDC: In the Enterprise Long Tail: Will IT Matter? by SAP America, Inc.. May 2007 - Read how a firms key business and IT priorities and their experience with acquiring, implementing, and support of SAP solutions influences business.
Implementable Best Practices Speed Chemical Industry SAP ERP Deployments by SAP America, Inc.. August 07, 2009 - Read ARC's view on how SAP's best practices and SAP Business All-in-One solutions for chemicals ensure rapid deployment with low risk for small and midsize companies.
Implementing ERP: Lessons Learned from the Front by SAP America, Inc.. August 2008 - SAP has implemented enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems in both the commercial and public sector for more than 30 years. This white paper explains four important principles that stand out from these experiences.
Improving Intercompany Reconciliation for a Faster Close by SAP America, Inc.. June 02, 2009 - What's arguably the single greatest barrier to the fast close has remained constant - the completion of the intercompany reconciliation process. This paper examines the issues behind intercompany reconciliation and outlines how companies can make impressive progress when they employ software solutions such as those from SAP Business Objects
Improving Organizational Performance Through Pervasive Business by SAP America, Inc.. March 31, 2009 - Explore the growing body of evidence suggesting a direct link between investment in business analytics solutions and organizational performance. This IDC white paper highlights market trends that point toward more pervasive use of BI solutions.
Improving the Reliability and Performance of SAP Software: Creating a Road Map with Testing Strategy Assessment by SAP America, Inc.. July 28, 2011 - Read this white paper to discover a full portfolio of testing tools designed to easily integrate powerful application testing into your development lifecycle. Continue reading to learn how these tools can help lower risk, reduce costs and boost efficiency.
In-Memory Computing: Realized Business Benefits and The Road Ahead by SAP America, Inc.. August 31, 2011 - Watch this Webcast and gain insight into the world of in-memory technologies from SAP.
Incorporating Master Data Governance into Business Processes by SAP America, Inc.. August 01, 2011 - This white paper looks at common problems experienced by MDM programs. Inside, learn how coupling MDM with business process management (BPM) can help provide greater governance and success for MDM programs.
Information Lifecycle Management in an SAP Environment by SAP America, Inc.. March 15, 2010 - SAP provides a comprehensive product offering to support you in your Information Lifecycle Management strategy. Learn more about the three cornerstones of ILM, including data archiving/data management, retention management, and retention warehouse.
International Rectifier optimizes business-critical SAP solutions with IBM high availability technology by SAP America, Inc.. July 03, 2013 - Read this case study to learn how International Rectifier, a leader in advanced power management technology, was able to consolidate its worldwide SAP solutions onto centralized IBM Power Systems servers, virtualize its storage landscape, and ultimately, boost profitability.
Introducing Packaged Solutions - Why enterprise software customers should understand and consider packaged solutions by SAP America, Inc.. July 18, 2011 - This white paper discusses the advantages of packed software solutions. Inside, learn how this straightforward approach can achieve faster overall results with less risk and increased consistency.
Introduction to Enterprise Information Management by SAP America, Inc.. May 24, 2012 - This webcast examines how SAP’s portfolio of best-in-class solutions can help your organization leverage information management to gain a competitive advantage and deliver trusted information across the enterprise.
Inventory Optimization for Mill Products Companies by SAP America, Inc.. June 27, 2012 - This paper explores how the latest inventory optimization techniques can help increase supply chain visibility and reduce inventory costs. Read this resource now to learn how to capitalize on a multi-stage, multi-inventory optimization model to help increase efficiency and gain much-needed competitive advantage.
Invest and Innovate Today, Grow Your Business Tomorrow by SAP America, Inc.. December 2008 - Learn how integrated software solutions help you invest and innovate to sustain your company's growth by differentiating products and services keeping your costs down and prices competitive and more.
It's 2008: Do You Know Where Your Talent Is? - Connecting People to What Matters by SAP America, Inc.. - Demand for knowledge workers is rising even as their skills and abilities are falling into short supply. This research report about acquisition and retention strategies questions the "war for talent" approach to these emerging trends.
Join Levi Strauss & Company and SAP: Drive Innovation, Reduce Project Risk with SAP Application Life cycle Management Solutions by SAP America, Inc.. May 23, 2012 - Your company’s success relies heavily on the quality of its core business applications. Watch this webcast to see how Levi Strauss & Company cut costs and improved their operational efficiency with SAP’s application life cycle management solution (ALM).
Keeping big data in line with data governance by SAP America, Inc.. November 21, 2012 - Access this e-guide to learn the secrets of an effective enterprise-wide data governance program. You'll also discover why organizations need to pay close attention to these governance best practices in order to gain control of spiraling big data costs, headaches and more.
Leadership Makes the Difference during Times of Global Financial Crisis: Optimizing Business Cycles through Technology Investment by SAP America, Inc.. January 23, 2009 - Investing in the right IT platform and end-to-end business processes enables companies to simplify the IT landscape and reduce total it cost.
LEGO: Nurturing Consumer Loyalty Bloomberg BusinessWeek Article by SAP America, Inc.. December 31, 2011 - This LEGO customer success story reported by Bloomberg Businessweek highlights how LEGO leverages SAP Customer Relationship Managment (SAP CRM), especially the loyalty management software, to run the compnay's customer loyalty program.
Let Innovation, Not Technology, Drive Your Product Business by SAP America, Inc.. - SAP's unique Product and Service Leadership framework is a strategy for companies to bring innovative products to market faster and to drive value for their customers. Learn more about it in this whitepaper.
Leveling the Playing Field: How Companies Use Data for Competitive Advantage by SAP America, Inc.. August 31, 2011 - This report from the Economist Intelligence Unit examines how their practices are evolving and offers examples of data use at some highly successful companies.
Leveling the playing field: How companies use data for competitive advantage by SAP America, Inc.. September 13, 2012 - Data is a critical asset to the competitiveness of your organization, yet only 27% of people in a recent study said their companies do a better job using information than their competitors. Read this study by the Economist Intelligence Unit to find best practices about developing data initiatives to gain a competitive advantage.
Leveraging SAP Enterprise Support Services: A Journey to Lowering Costs by SAP America, Inc.. June 23, 2010 - Hear from Ross Wainwright, Executive Vice President, SAP Field Services, and Greg Pike, Senior Vice President, SAP Active Global Support and gain insight into the cost-saving and problem-solving services that have the biggest impact, where and how SAP customers should begin using these services.
LiveWire Mobile Brings Music to Your Ears with Insight from Business Objects by SAP America, Inc.. June 01, 2008 - Read this case study and see how Business Objects helped Livewire manage their royalty stream for end-user downloads, measuring performance and the end-user experience, and analyzing trends quickly and accurately.
Make communication, purpose priorities in a data governance program by SAP America, Inc.. December 10, 2012 - Ensuring effective data governance requires the support and ongoing communication of between key business units and department stakeholders. Read this expert e-guide to learn the critical success factors for designing a successful data governance strategy.
Make the Most of Your Customer COE: A 3-Step Approach by SAP America, Inc.. June 23, 2010 - To achieve effective objectives and drive effective Application Lifecycle Management, an organization must transform its Customer COE by enhancing the value it delivers to the business. Read this paper to learn so much more.
Managing Costs More Effectively by SAP America, Inc.. December 31, 2011 - This Ventana Research paper identifies the IT components that can be used to identify ways to improve cost management for success in today's recovering yet volatile market.
Managing Information in the Enterprise: Perspectives for Business Leaders by SAP America, Inc.. September 01, 2011 - This Forbes Insight Paper shows how senior executives view the state of information management in their companies; the trend towards an EIM strategy as a competitive differentiator and areas of opportunity to get started.
Managing the Chargeback Life Cycle by SAP America, Inc.. September 2008 - The SAP Paybacks and Chargebacks application by Vistex allows manufacturers and distributors to manage the entire chargeback process life cycle, from claim initiation and receipt through adjudication, accrual, settlement, and post settlement adjustment.
Managing the Extended Enterprise for Profitable Growth by SAP America, Inc.. December 31, 2010 - When today's modern, extended enterprises make the move to standardize on a single business software solution, they often find that very few vendors offer products with the necessary scope and flexibility. Read this paper to discover the required elements of successful, unified business software for the extended enterprise.
Master Data Management (MDM): Extract Value from your Most Important Intangible Asset by SAP America, Inc.. - Explore the importance of and the barriers to achieving sound master data. Discover the ideal master data management (MDM) solution and the value and benefits of effective management of master data.
Maximizing the Success of Your Enterprise Service-Oriented Architecture Project Webcast by SAP America, Inc.. September 18, 2007 - Learn how to prepare for a successful enterprise service-oriented architecture (enterprise SOA) implementation in your organization. Join now this SAP Services Webcast, "Maximizing The Success of your Enterprise Service-Oriented Archite...
Maximizing the Value of Economic Stimulus Funds by SAP America, Inc.. June 05, 2009 - The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) was a dramatic action designed to quickly stimulate an economic recovery in the United States. This SAP Executive Insight examines some of the major challenges agencies face with respect to this stimulus plan. It describes how governments can transform their organization to devote more resources..
Mission impossible? Data governance process takes on ‘big data’ by SAP America, Inc.. December 10, 2012 - The importance of governing big data environments is just starting to take hold, and there are few prescriptions for how to do it right, let alone cost-effectively. This e-guide sheds light on the data governance process for big data and offers new insights from leading data management experts.
Mobile Analytics, Intelligent Decisions On the Go Overview Video by SAP America, Inc.. October 15, 2013 - In this brief video, explore how you can make intelligent decisions on the go with mobile applications and devices. Learn from a variety of use cases how you implement mobile applications in your enterprise.
Mobile Business Intelligence to Help Your Workforce Run Smarter Anywhere by SAP America, Inc.. December 07, 2012 - To make faster decisions wherever they are, mobile workers need business intelligence (BI) and analytics capabilities from anywhere. In this resource, explore how you can take BI on the road and enable your mobile workforce to view and search reports from mobile devices with real-time analytics.
Mobile cloud computing vs. cloud computing in building or hosting mobile apps by SAP America, Inc.. December 06, 2012 - Read this expert e-guide for explanations of some of the key differences between mobile and regular cloud computing, including the need for additional testing capabilities, the need to allow for disconnected operation, the need to be mindful of limited energy available on mobile devices, and more.
Mobility is Sweeping Across the Enterprise by SAP America, Inc.. March 23, 2011 - Learn about the momentum behind enterprise mobility and about SAP's plans for keeping up.
Mobility now the starting place for SAP application development by SAP America, Inc.. December 07, 2012 - The user-driven nature of mobile applications is playing a huge part in the services and technologies that SAP is offering to help its enterprise customers mobilize their operations. Read this brief expert e-guide to learn how SAP's user experience-centric mobile tools and strategies will impact developers and end-users.
Modernizing and Advancing Information Management across the Enterprise by SAP America, Inc.. July 12, 2011 - In this webcast, William McKnight will outline the modern components of information management and help participants understand how these innovations can be put to work in today's complex SMB IT environment.
More Than a Vision: SAP's Perfect Plant in the Chemical Industry by SAP America, Inc.. August 07, 2009 - Find out what ARC has to say about SAP's progress towards turning the "perfect plant vision" into reality by leveraging the chemical industry value network. SAP is also well-aligned with ARC's thought leadership models related to collaborative manufacturing Management.
Nine Easy Steps for a Quick Customer Experience Tune-Up by SAP America, Inc.. July 25, 2011 - As competitors begin to offer comparable products, the customer experience (CE) becomes the new imperative for ensuring customer loyalty and satisfaction. This white paper provides nine easy steps for a quick customer experience tune-up. Use these helpful tips to start improving your customer experience today.
Not Small Change: World-class Financial Automation Delivers Dramatic Benefits (BusinessWeek Research Services) by SAP America, Inc.. March 16, 2009 - This white paper by BusinessWeek and SAP discusses how replacing manual and disjointed financial processes with an enterprise wide system cuts costs and improves operational performance. Automated financial value chains can reduce costs by up to 45 percent and improve productivity by up to 50 percent.
OEM Program eBook by SAP America, Inc.. October 13, 2009 - Find out how to tap into a long-running program with over 750 OEM partners worldwide, and make SAP BusinessObjects market leading BI platform your own.
Operational Excellence: Enabling Sustained Growth : Spotlight on the Americas by SAP America, Inc.. January 23, 2009 - Operational excellence means consistently doing things well across the value chain as a way of gaining competitive advantage. In its broadest terms, it is a discipline that drives corporate strategy.
Partner Channel Management: Build Stronger Partnerships for Stronger Profits by SAP America, Inc.. September 02, 2010 - This paper explores how the SAP CRM application helps you leverage your partner relationships and empower channel partners so they can better market to, sell to, and provide service to your end customers. Continue reading to learn how you can have a more profitable partner channel network – and a more profitable company.
Pave the Road to "Perfect Order" Performance with Integrated Fulfillment by SAP America, Inc.. February 14, 2008 - Get a first-hand view of how SAP solutions can help you improve your organization's business processes for transportation management, logistics, and warehouse management. SAP's advanced solutions deliver the functionalities you need...
Paving the Way to a Successful Upgrade Project by SAP America, Inc.. August 2008 - The SAP Upgrade Assessment for SAP ERP service delivers the expert advice and assistance you need to upgrade to a new release of the SAP ERP application. Read this whitepaper to learn which of the four different options is right for you.
Performance Management: What the Mid-Market Can Learn from Large Enterprises by SAP America, Inc.. January 27, 2012 - This white paper features results from a study by Aberdeen Group on mid-sized (or mid-market) organization on performance management.
Picis Transforms Healthcare Processes with Business Intelligence from Business Objects by SAP America, Inc.. October 13, 2009 - Find out how Picis incorporated business intelligence (BI) reporting and analysis technology from SAP BusinessObjects in the development of the Picis CareSuite family of products. You'll also learn how they comprise best practice applications for automating and documenting their business and clinical processes in their acute care departments.
Power Your Procurement Evolution with SAP Supplier Relationship Management by SAP America, Inc.. April 26, 2012 - Businesses are seeking to increase bottom-line cost savings through sourcing and procurement functions. To generate value, forward-looking organizations are strengthening supplier relationships and making procurement a more strategic focus in the organization.
Powerful, Affordable BI for Midsize Companies by SAP America, Inc.. December 31, 2011 - Too often, business intelligence (BI) initiatives end up being detrimental to a business. They can be costly and highly complex, and often are integrated loosely— or not at all— causing data quality to plummet. Read this paper to discover a BI alternative that provides fast, cost-effective integration across SAP and non-SAP systems.
Prepare for the Quantum Leap in Real-Time Analytics: How In-Memory Analytics is going to change everything about your enterprise by SAP America, Inc.. September 01, 2011 - This paper discusses how the shift to in-memory analytics will make time-to-value in countless business decisions accelerate, changing the pace of adoption and integrated analytics within the enterprise. Learn how in-memory analytics is going to change everything about your enterprise.
Prepare for the Quantum Leap in Real-Time Analytics: How In-Memory Analytics is going to change everything about your enterprise by SAP America, Inc.. April 26, 2012 - This paper describes how the game-changing increases in computing speed provided by in-memory analytics allows organizations to analyze massive data sets in real-time, fundamentally changing how business leaders will view their processes, decisions, and business models.
Presentation Transcript - Unique Considerations for ISVs Moving to a SaaS Application Model: Part One by SAP America, Inc.. November 12, 2012 - Amidst the wealth of literature aimed at enterprises hoping to leverage Software as a Service (SaaS) applications it can be difficult for independent software vendors (ISVs) to find useful information and best practices to ease their transition to cloud delivery. Read this in-depth presentation transcript to find out what ISVs need to know.
Presentation Transcript - Unique Considerations for ISVs Moving to a SaaS Application Model: Part Three by SAP America, Inc.. November 12, 2012 - Amidst the wealth of literature aimed at enterprises hoping to leverage Software as a Service (SaaS) applications it can be difficult for independent software vendors (ISVs) to find useful information and best practices to ease their transition to cloud delivery. View this in-depth presentation transcript to find out what ISVs need to know.
Presentation Transcript - Unique Considerations for ISVs Moving to a SaaS Application Model: Part Two by SAP America, Inc.. November 12, 2012 - Amidst the wealth of literature aimed at enterprises hoping to leverage Software as a Service (SaaS) applications it can be difficult for independent software vendors (ISVs) to find useful information and best practices to ease their transition to cloud delivery. Read this in-depth presentation transcript to find out what ISVs need to know.
Presentation Transcript: Be Prepared! Leverage SAP PLM to Navigate Through Uncertain Times by SAP America, Inc.. August 04, 2009 - Read this presentation transcript to learn the business value of PLM in an uncertain economy as well as significant trends in the PLM market. Explore SAP's approach to a new generation of product lifecycle management solutions that will help you remain or become a product and services leader.
Presentation Transcript: Big Data and Data Warehousing by SAP America, Inc.. November 02, 2011 - Wayne Eckerson introduces big data and the issues involved in warehousing it as well as an overview of data warehouse architectures for storing big data.
Presentation Transcript: Maximizing the value of on-demand BI for Small to Medium Enterprises by SAP America, Inc.. August 26, 2011 - Small to medium enterprises (SMEs) are just as concerned with maximizing the value of their data as large enterprises. This webinar will explore the business and technology trends that have made BI accessible to SMEs.
Presentation Transcript: SAP® and IBM®: A Real-Time Data Platform Solution by SAP America, Inc.. August 23, 2013 - As the volume of data generated increases, so do the demands on core business applications and systems. Unfortunately, traditional data management applications and databases just aren't equipped for that kind of work. So what can you do?
Presentation Transcript: SAP® and IBM®: Improved Data Operations for Enterprise Applications by SAP America, Inc.. August 21, 2013 - Organizations today face a multitude of challenges managing day to day operations, as well as underlying business processes and data management. The tight integration of SAP business suite applications, the SAP Sybase ASE database engine, and IBM power systems meet the challenge.
Presentation Transcript: SAP® and IBM®: Maximizing Performance for Enterprise Applications by SAP America, Inc.. August 22, 2013 - Access this helpful resource to learn how integrating business suite applications and data management technology can help you achieve high data availability across the enterprise.
Presentation Transcript: Instant Insight for the Rest of Us: OnDemand Business Intelligence by SAP America, Inc.. March 24, 2011 - Read this transcript featuring Claudia Imhoff, a popular speaker and internationally recognized business intelligence expert, and Pete Scholtens, Solution Manager of SAP.
Preventing application availability and SaaS issues in the cloud by SAP America, Inc.. December 10, 2012 - This expert e-guide offers tips for preventing availability issues when designing Software as a Service (SaaS) applications. Find out how you need to change your approach to application lifecycle management (ALM) in order to design cloud applications in a fail-safe or fail-soft manner.
Procurement Lessons Learned from the Economic Downturn (SAP Insider Article) by SAP America, Inc.. September 30, 2011 - Read this paper to discover the top four tactics employed by best-in-class companies of varied sizes and industries to elevate procurement proficiencies in today's recalcitrant economy, along with the metrics they use to measure their success.
Producing to Order: Discrete Manufacturers and Customer Demand by SAP America, Inc.. August 07, 2009 - Find out how discrete manufacturers are becoming truly customer-centric by pursuing or planning a variety of initiatives, including the improvement of customer service and the closer integration of customers into product design. The greatest impact is expected from plans to implement demand-driven manufacturing.
Program and Project Management Services: Trusted Advisors and Proven Leadership for your SAP® Solutions by SAP America, Inc.. September 20, 2010 - This paper explores SAP Project Management Services. Read on to learn how comprehensive project management services from SAP Consulting reduce total cost of ownership, accelerate time to value, and unleash the full potential of SAP investments, whether you’re introducing or upgrading SAP software or rolling out new functionality.
Protect Profit Margins with Automated Chargeback Management by SAP America, Inc.. June 27, 2012 - This paper outlines how wholesale distributors can vastly improve their profit margins by accurately tracking and filing chargeback claims with various manufacturers. Read on to learn how deploying an automated chargeback management solution can help you save money and reduce supplier inefficiencies.
Public Sector Business Analytics: The Path to Better Decision Making and Agility by SAP America, Inc.. July 19, 2011 - This white paper evaluates the use of analytics and business intelligence for improving decision making in public sector organizations, as well as the benefits which prebuilt analytic applications can achieving across multiple organizational functions.
Rapid Time to Value for SAP® Supplier Relationship Management by SAP America, Inc.. December 31, 2010 - Many companies already using the SAP enterprise resource planning (ERP) application choose to also deploy the SAP supplier relationship management (SRM) application to optimize their procurement processes and strategies. Read this paper to learn more about SAP SRM.
RAPID-DEPLOYMENT SOLUTIONS FOR SUSTAINABILITY ANALYTICS by SAP America, Inc.. December 31, 2010 - Minimizing losses from accidents, products losses, and violations of environmental regulations requires rapid access to the right information. Read this paper to learn to how to leverage sustainability analytics that let you import data from SAP and non-SAP applications for the needed visibility.
Rapid-Deployment Solutions for Sustainability Analytics by SAP America, Inc.. July 18, 2011 - Inside this white paper, learn how predefined, role-based dashboards and reports, these deployment solutions can provide you with the insight you need spot issues and exceptions, make informed decisions, and take action. Also discover how, by drilling down to the underlying data, you can personalize your view into information.
REACH Compliance: How the Business Process Expert Community Helps The Chemicals Industry by SAP America, Inc.. June 2008 - Learn compliance challenges posed by new legislation and how to break down its complexity into actionable requirements at the business process level. Access and share compliance best practices, tools and methodologies using a collaborative platform.
Real-time Performance: A Rock-Solid Platform for Business Suite Applications by SAP America, Inc.. July 31, 2012 - Responsiveness. Reliability. Results. That’s what enterprises demand of their business applications. Learn how migrating to SAP Sybase ASE empowers IT departments to evaluate their apps in real time for optimal performance and productivity.
Reduce Fraud, Waste and Abuse with Flexible Analytics by SAP America, Inc.. June 27, 2012 - This paper examines how SAP's latest analytics solutions can analyze multiple databases in real-time to identify and prevent improper government payments before they happen. Read on to learn how government agencies can leverage this technology to speed up the process of accessing multiple data sources, reduce the burden on IT staff and much more.
Reducing Costs with Efficient Operations: A Fast Track to More Working Capital by SAP America, Inc.. July 01, 2007 - Untamed costs can deplete the precious working capital that's critical to your ongoing operations and new expansions. By instituting efficient automated processes throughout your organization, you can reduce waste, unnecessary overtime, and a host of other cost factors.
Reverse Auction Best Practices by SAP America, Inc.. February 28, 2011 - Reverse auctions are a key tool that sourcing organizations can use to bring about huge success if executed along with a well-defined sourcing process. Careful thought and planning must precede an auction event in order to achieve double-digit price compression.
Riding the Growth Wave: Leveraging Economies of Scale by SAP America, Inc.. April 01, 2008 - This paper examines how an integrated information technology solution can help you take advantage of economies of scale to boost manufacturing utilization, enhance service levels, and improve the efficiency of your sales and administrative activities.
Safeguard the Implementation of New Technology: Reduce Implementation Risk and Optimize Performance by SAP America, Inc.. September 20, 2010 - Organizations have increasingly complex software, interface, and IT landscapes. This paper explains how the SAP Safeguarding for Integration Validation portfolio of services offers the process, tools, and expertise you need to reduce the technical risk and cost associated with implementing new software solutions.
SafeGuarding Upgrades of your SAP® Applications: Ensuring Upgrade Success by Identifying and Addressing Potential Challenges Proactively by SAP America, Inc.. September 20, 2010 - This paper describes how the SAP Safeguarding for Upgrade portfolio of services helps you identify and address potential challenges associated with an upgrade of your SAP solution early – and ensure its success. Read on to learn more about how to upgrade successfully with SAP Safeguard.
Safeguard the Implementation of New Technology by SAP America, Inc.. July 28, 2011 - Read this white paper now to learn about implementation services which work with your organizations to identify and minimize the risks of new technology implementations. Discover how this service can add significant value by ensure critical factors such as technical feasibility and performance requirements.
Sales and Operations Planning: The Key to Continuous Demand Satisfaction by SAP America, Inc.. March 01, 2007 - Find out how leading companies are designing their sales and operations planning (S&OP) processes to continuously monitor and meet customer demand.
Sales Strategy: How to Effectively Incorporate Social Media by SAP America, Inc.. August 02, 2012 - In this white paper learn how social media is incorporated in the sales process, how companies are using social selling, and how to get started.
Sales: Maximize Profitability, Improve Performance, and Deliver Customer Value by SAP America, Inc.. September 03, 2010 - This paper explains how the SAP CRM application equips your sales professionals with the tools and information they need to plan, execute, and analyze sales operations throughout the sales cycle. Continue reading to learn how to maximize profitability, improve performance, and deliver customer value with SAP CRM.
SAP and IBM: a Real-Time Data Platform Solution by SAP America, Inc.. August 06, 2013 - Today's organizations are faced with ever-increasing information demands -- and a pressing need for next-generation business apps and database solutions that can keep up. In this webcast, discover how SAP's Real-Time Data Platform is designed to do just that.
SAP and IBM: Improved Data Operations for Enterprise Applications by SAP America, Inc.. July 30, 2013 - Increases in data volumes and complexity put massive pressure on IT to maintain efficiency in the enterprise. Watch this webcast to learn how organizations can get the job done by combining SAP and IBM solutions to reduce costs and boost operational performance.
SAP and IBM: Maximizing Performance for Enterprise Applications by SAP America, Inc.. July 29, 2013 - Today, IT is tasked with securely storing, accessing and managing increasingly high volumes of complex data. Watch how the tight integration of SAP and IBM solutions can help maximize performance and data availability across the enterprise in this webcast.
SAP Business Communications Management Rapid-Deployment Solution by SAP America, Inc.. March 24, 2011 - See how SAP has combined SAP Business Communications Management with implementation services to help you quickly and predictably improve customer service and reduce operational costs in inbound contact centers. The all-IP contact-center solution works with SAP CRM to further increase customer service benefits.
SAP Business One: Integrated, affordable, flexible - A single solution for small business needs by SAP America, Inc.. October 31, 2011 - Read this e-book for your introduction to the SAP Business One application. Find out how the application can help your small business streamline operations, act on timely and complete information, and accelerate profitable growth.
SAP BusinessObjects BI and EIM 4.0 by SAP America, Inc.. January 24, 2011 - In the past, getting the right level of insight across your business has been a struggle. View this brief video introducing SAP's latest releases for business intelligence (BI) and enterprise information management (EIM), to learn how to improve your operational efficiency with access to mission-critical business information.
SAP BusinessObjects Edge Business Agility for Midsize Companies by SAP America, Inc.. March 09, 2011 - As a midsize company, you need to be faster and more focused than your bigger competitors. The SAP BusinessObjects Edge Strategy Management application helps you develop the business agility to quickly align resources and execute changing strategies to drive efficiency and profitability.
SAP CRM Rapid Deployment Solution by SAP America, Inc.. March 23, 2011 - See how the SAP CRM Rapid Deployment Solution – helps organizations to get essential CRM capabilities, quickly at an affordable price and provides customers options to grow as their businesses grow
SAP Custom Development: Helping Companies Address their Unique Business Requirements by SAP America, Inc.. July 29, 2011 - This white paper introduces a comprehensive tool set for managing custom software development. Read now to learn how these project management utilities can help reduce the risk and cost associated with custom development, while also powering solutions designed to support unique business needs.
SAP Customer Relationship Management (SAP CRM) Multimedia Presentations by SAP America, Inc.. October 18, 2010 - These multimedia presentations will explain the features and benefits of SAP Customer Relationship Management (SAP CRM). Watch the presentations to discover how SAP CRM can enable you to become a customer-centric enterprise and to differentiate you company for competitive advantage.
SAP HANA -- Transforming Business Systems by SAP America, Inc.. May 14, 2012 - In this video, learn how SAP HANA, a next-generation data management platform, can manage transactional and analytics data in the same database, simplifying your IT environment and giving you real-time access to data.
SAP HANA® Software for Small Businesses and Midsize Companies by SAP America, Inc.. October 17, 2013 - More than 100,000 small and midsize enterprises (SMEs) around the world have implemented SAP's in-memory database, SAP HANA. Why are so many companies choosing this data management platform? Find out in this informative resource.
SAP HANA™ APPLIANCE SOFTWARE: INNOVATION THROUGH PARTNERSHIP WITH HP by SAP America, Inc.. October 07, 2011 - With the volume of data today, traditional disk-based systems can not process quickly enough to make it fully useful. In this white paper, gain insight into the next generation of in-memory computing technology.
SAP Hands-On Mobile BI Experience Webcast by SAP America, Inc.. December 02, 2011 - When you’re on the go, you need to do more than simple tasks. You need to tackle the same challenges as when you’re in the office. But how easy is it to do all of that on your iPad? Take this opportunity to find out for yourself. Watch this webcast and walk through the complete mobile experience using your iPad.
SAP In-Memory Computing Video by SAP America, Inc.. May 18, 2011 - Ever wondered how information can be accessed before a customer even leaves the store? With “real” real-time computing companies can make smarter, faster decisions every minute of the day. View now to see how in-memory technology can work for you.
SAP NetWeaver 7.0 Installation: From Confused to Confident by SAP America, Inc.. June 2008 - In this Webcast, learn how you can save time and frustration during you SAP NetWeaver installation. Explore steps to buy, build or reconfigure a server as well as post installation methodologies.
SAP NetWeaver BPM and PI Customer E-Book by SAP America, Inc.. August 01, 2011 - This collection of videos provides critical insight into the process success of many leaders within their specific industries. Watch now to learn about the tools and strategies they used and how you can use these same strategies for success in your own organization.
SAP NetWeaver BPM White Paper - Bruce Silver by SAP America, Inc.. January 01, 2009 - Business process management provides a new management discipline, a new suite of software technologies and tools, and a new IT implementation style based on concrete links between strategy and execution. This white paper explains SAP's place in the BPM landscape and describes its new offering in that arena, NetWeaver BPM.
SAP NetWeaver Business Process Management Resource Center by SAP America, Inc.. August 01, 2011 - Visit this resource center now to access videos, white papers and more about the features and benefits of one such BPM tool. Included is a 'request a quote' feature which will allow you to gauge the costs associated with such a project without committing to any purchase.
SAP NetWeaver Enterprise Search: Gateway to Information and Processes by SAP America, Inc.. April 24, 2007 - SAP NetWeaver Enterprise Search transforms the search box into a secure gateway to enterprise information and processes.
SAP NetWeaver Process Orchestration by SAP America, Inc.. October 17, 2011 - Many organizations have business processes that are inefficient and time-consuming, but lack the tools to quickly create better processes. View this brief video to discover software that can help you automate and optimize virtually any business process quickly and effectively.
Implementing an identity management solution by SAP America, Inc.. June 2008 - This document describes the SAP NetWeaver Identity Management products, which cover most of the core functionality for implementing an identity management solution, including a virtual directory.
SAP on Power Systems Best Practices Guide by SAP America, Inc.. December 31, 2012 - Many SAP customers are reaping the benefits of advanced virtualization technologies provided by PowerVM® on IBM Power Systems. In this white paper you'll find a number of recommendations and best practices to setup POWER processor based systems for SAP landscapes.
SAP Paybacks and Chargebacks by Vistex by SAP America, Inc.. July 2008 - Learn how you can strengthen your ability to compete and grow profitably in today's consumer products industry by managing trade spending, providing a key service to channel partners and strengthening your ability to compete and grow profitably.
SAP Real-Time Analytics by SAP America, Inc.. October 11, 2011 - In this video, see real-time mobile analytics in action and never be out of reach again. See how mobile analytics can help improve productivity across your business.
SAP ROI through the Care and Nurturing of SAP End Users by SAP America, Inc.. April 12, 2010 - This paper reveals how continuous end user training can reduce costs and increase returns on SAP investments. It includes a detailed "end user maturity model" by which clients can assess the expertise levels of their SAP end user base.
SAP Runs SAP by SAP America, Inc.. October 11, 2011 - In this brief video, learn how technology is paving the way for fundamental innovations in business and the IT industry.
SAP Safeguarding for Operations: Keep your Business Running Smoothly Now and in the Future by SAP America, Inc.. September 20, 2010 - This paper describes how the SAP® Safeguarding for Operations portfolio of services offers the expertise and tools needed to stabilize, optimize, and efficiently maintain today’s complex landscapes, while simultaneously reducing operational costs.
SAP Solutions for Information Workers: Empowering Salespeople by SAP America, Inc.. June 15, 2007 - Learn how SAP solutions for information workers allow salespeople to manage sales accounts, manage sales opportunities, and collaborate with co-workers, all while taking advantage of familiar user environments.
SAP Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise: SAP ASE Helps Your Organization Provide Business Value Cost-effectively by SAP America, Inc.. December 03, 2013 - This white paper discusses SAP's versatile, high performance enterprise-class relational database management system that is well suited for mission-critical, data-intensive environments. Inside, learn how this system can help improve operational efficiency, increase security, and enable ease of monitoring and development.
SAP Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise: What's New in ASE 15.7 SP100 by SAP America, Inc.. December 03, 2013 - This white paper discusses SAP's versatile, high performance enterprise-class relational database management system that is well suited for mission-critical, data-intensive environments. Inside, learn how this system can help improve operational efficiency, increase security, and enable ease of monitoring and development.
SAP Sybase IQ with PlexQ Overview Video by SAP America, Inc.. October 17, 2013 - In this video, find out how you can remove the constraints associated with traditional approaches to analytics and data warehousing -- with a powerful analytics grid that grows to meet your changing business needs. Watch now for an overview of this technology including capabilities, use cases, and benefits.
SAP Whitepaper: SAP In-Memory Computing Technology: Changing the Way Business Intelligence Is Managed by SAP America, Inc.. May 17, 2011 - This white paper details how in-memory computing changes the way organizations can operate and gain value from their business intelligence (BI). Particularly, discover how this method can bring together online transaction processing (OLTP) applications and online analytical processing (OLAP) applications.
SAP® BusinessObjects™ Data Services: One Product For Data Quality and Data Integration by SAP America, Inc.. June 02, 2009 - Introducing SAP® BusinessObjects™ Data Services breakthrough technology software for the enterprise information management market. The software unifies our leading data-quality and integration solutions - helping your organization to move, transform, and improve virtually any type of data anywhere, at any frequency.
SAP® Custom Development: Meeting the Needs of Utilities Companies by SAP America, Inc.. September 28, 2010 - This paper explains how to stay ahead of the competition you need software solutions that support your unique business processes. The SAP® Custom Development organization offers utilities companies a comprehensive, flexible range of custom development services that transform your unique challenges into innovative solutions and business success.
SAP® Knowledge Acceleration: For Effective Business Planning and Consolidation by SAP America, Inc.. September 28, 2010 - Read this paper to learn how SAP® Knowledge Acceleration software for business planning and consolidation will help your organization acquire insight and reporting skills it needs to execute today and tomorrow. Read on to learn all the business benefits this SAP software will provide for your organization.
SAP® Railcar Management Component: Improve Transportation Visibility and Control Costs by SAP America, Inc.. September 28, 2010 - This product brief describes how the SAP® Railcar Management Component software gives you this visibility – helping you exert greater control over outbound and inbound logistics processes. Read on to learn the business benefits of SAP Railcar Management Component and learn of the success of three railcar companies that employed the software.
Sauder Woodworking: Enhancing the Lean Journey by SAP America, Inc.. - In this case study learn how Sauder Woodworking was able to increase visibility on execution processes, improve manufacturing flow and efficiency by following a strategic direction for lean manufacturing, and simplify work order reporting by using SAP ERP
SearchConsumerization.com E-Guide: Enterprise device management: A brave new world by SAP America, Inc.. May 09, 2012 - This exclusive E-Guide from SearchConsumerization.com examines the latest trends, news and analysis pertaining to IT device management today.
SearchSoftwareQuality.com E-Guide: ALM and Requirements Management by SAP America, Inc.. May 30, 2012 - Read this expert e-guide to explore collaborative practices that agile teams are using to minimize requirements churn and become familiar with some of the commercial and open source requirements management tools available today.
SearchSoftwareQuality.com E-Guide: Best Practices for Testing and QA by SAP America, Inc.. May 25, 2012 - This expert e-guide teaches QA managers ten things to know for successful configuration testing and provides guidance for overcoming five common hurdles of dealing with QA-reluctant CIOs.
Seeing the Big Picture: A Corporate Guide to Better Decisions through IT by SAP America, Inc.. September 28, 2009 - Executives at small and midsize companies are making critical business decisions every day based on the information available to them. This information can come from a variety of sources: opinions from peers and colleagues; a personal sense of intuition or business judgment; or data derived internally or externally to the organisation.
Shaping the Future for Higher Education and Research Institutions with SAP by SAP America, Inc.. February 27, 2008 - This document discusses the solutions and best practices supported by SAP solutions to meet the needs in the higher education and research industry. It outlines the business issues this industry faces and recommended strategies for success.
Six Success Factors for Building a Best-Run Marketing Organization by SAP America, Inc.. October 18, 2010 - This paper discusses six success factors that will enable your marketing organization to overcome the challenges to reaching growth and profitability objectives. Continue reading to learn more about these six success factors and more.
Sole Technology Skates Past Reporting Obstacles with Business Objects by SAP America, Inc.. June 04, 2008 - Read this case study and see why Sole Technology purchased BI from Business Objects. Sole Technology was struggling with getting data into the hands of people that needed it, when they needed it, to make better business decisions. Business Objects supplied them with the means to retrieve their data and disperse it to the right people.
Solitaire Interglobal: Business Impacts on SAP Deployments by SAP America, Inc.. July 03, 2013 - Access this paper to see the results from Solitaire Interglobal Ltd. after they conducted surveys, gathered data and performed analysis in order to provide a clear understanding of the benefits and relative costs that can be seen when organizations implement IBM Power platforms as part of their SAP IT architectures.
Solution Configurator for SAP Business All-in-One Solutions by SAP America, Inc.. August 07, 2009 - Use SAP's Configurator to design and price your solution. Get an instant combined-cost estimate of the software, implementation services, and hardware for the ERP and CRM functionality in SAP Business All-in-One.
Solution Configurator for SAP Business All-in-One Solutions by SAP America, Inc.. March 13, 2009 - Thank you for recently downloading content provided by SAP. If you are interested in additional SAP information, please view our Solution Configurator for SAP Business All-in-One Solutions.
Spend Performance Management - Maximize Savings, Reduce Supplier Risks by SAP America, Inc.. November 05, 2009 - The SAP BusinessObjects Spend Performance Management application provides full visibility into direct and indirect spend, and helps companies proactively identify cost savings opportunities and supply risks, reduce costs, maintain supply continuity, and increase spend under management.
Spotlight on IT - Sustained Growth through Operational Excellence by SAP America, Inc.. - This paper-one of four function-specific papers-is based on the IT responses and follow-up interviews with technology executives who participated in the 2008 Economist Intelligence Unit operational excellence survey sponsored by SAP.
Stages of Transformation: The Demand-Driven Journey Begins with the End by SAP America, Inc.. September 2008 - This Report is intended to map the journey companies are making to build demand driven Value Chains. It includes a four-stage maturity model, and identifies the projects and appropriate technology components needed to transition through each stage.
Stimulus eBook by SAP America, Inc.. August 06, 2009 - THE STIMULUS PACKAGE. Learn what the stimulus package means for growing businesses. Download now.
Strategic Profitability Management by SAP America, Inc.. December 31, 2011 - Very few of today's companies have a reliable way to achieve the widest profitability margins consistent with other strategic objectives, largely because no one person or organization is responsible for it. Read this white paper to find out what Ventana Research recommends as part of an effective profitability management strategy.
Strategic Value With Trade Promotion Management: A Closed-Loop Process for Quick Wins and Profitable Growth by SAP America, Inc.. September 03, 2010 - This paper presents the situation of N-Hair, a fictional high-end hair-care products company that is now expanding into channels in broader consumer markets. Read this paper to learn how the firm has positioned itself well for long-term success as it preserved its brand image with SAP software.
Strategies for Profitable Growth: Sap for Professional Services by SAP America, Inc.. April 01, 2005 - With customer demands rising and prices falling, service excellence alone is no longer enough to ensure future growth and profitability. Read this white paper to explore strategies, practices, and tools that can help your business achieve p...
Streamlining Operations: Discrete Manufacturers Pursue Improved Efficiency by SAP America, Inc.. August 07, 2009 - Find out in this EIU study how discrete manufacturers are pursuing improved efficiency. Tightening inventories, reducing waste, and shortening cycle times are strategies that will help lay the foundation for renewed growth in better times.
Streamlining Processes of the Solution Provider by SAP America, Inc.. August 07, 2009 - Take a look at the concept of a solution-centric business model, where companies provide a combination of products and services designed to meet specific customer needs. Explore best practices that include properly balancing products and services, and aligning activities across sales, service, and marketing.
SAP Netweaver: Streamlining the Transition to Services-Based IT Security by SAP America, Inc.. June 2008 - This paper describes how the SAP NetWeaver® platform and its components help IT organizations align with their enterprise business requirements in the area of security.
Strengthening Governance, Risk, and Compliance in the Banking Industry by SAP America, Inc.. January 05, 2011 - Learn the reasons why a holistic view of risk in your company is essential in times of financial turbulence - and how many companies are adding value through governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) initiatives. Read this report to learn more. (Economist Intelligence Unit, 2009)
Success in the New Economic Reality: How the SAP® Portfolio Enables the Clear Enterprise by SAP America, Inc.. December 18, 2009 - This paper discusses the idea that to survive in today’s business environment, companies must see, think, and act clearly. Only those with the visibility to act effectively and decisively emerge in a stronger competitive position. Read on to learn how the best-run businesses today need to focus on clarity and transparency.
Successful data stewardship framework needs solid plan, firm focus by SAP America, Inc.. December 07, 2012 - Effective data stewardship is trickier than it seems, and is often hard to document and measure.This expert guide reviews the key tenets of planning and designing successful data stewardship programs. Read on to learn about 5 common pitfalls and concerns that organizations have to overcome.
Supply Chain Collaboration: The Key to Success in a Global Economy by SAP America, Inc.. January 01, 2007 - Learn how you can transform traditional supply chains from linear, sequential processes into adaptive supply chain networks.
Supply Network Collaboration in a Solution Provider Network by SAP America, Inc.. August 07, 2009 - See how manufacturers are adding value to product offerings with a new business model. Using their ecosystems to build a solution provider network, they are enabling supply network collaboration with suppliers, engineers, and financial services organizations, as well as developing industry coalitions to drive more value to customers.
Support Global Expansion with Trade and Financial Compliance by SAP America, Inc.. November 05, 2009 - The SAP BusinessObjects Electronic Invoicing for Brazil (SAP BusinessObjects Nota Fiscal Eletronica) application helps companies that do business in Brazil meet digital invoice regulations. The application enables automated, certified, and secure communication with government systems at the state and federal level.
T-Systems: Flexible Offerings from SAP® Education Boost Expertise While Keeping Costs down by SAP America, Inc.. September 28, 2010 - This paper explains how T-Systems, an SAP global hosting partner and an outsourcing provider for SAP, turned to SAP Education to create an intensive SAP training course that greatly reduced the need for travel. Read on to learn the business benefits T-Systems has experienced since combining efforts with SAP Education.
Taking action on analytics: Using data for customer loyalty and retention by SAP America, Inc.. July 05, 2011 - During the recession, organizations have been forced to revisit customer retention tactics and define a clear strategy for customer loyalty. Yet many organizations lack the strong understanding of customer data that is the foundation of a successful customer loyalty program. In this e-book, learn about trends in customer relationship management.
Taking Mobile CRM Beyond the Sales Force by SAP America, Inc.. July 11, 2011 - The success of consumer-friendly smart phones has changed the game. People are bringing their iPhones and Droids to IT asking for CRM functionality.
Talent Wars: The struggle for tomorrow’s workforce by SAP America, Inc.. January 27, 2012 - This Economist Intelligence Unit report features results of a survey taken by 587 global market CEOs, CFOs, and CIOs on the shortage of talent for the demanding workforce.
Testing and Quality Management - Best Practices by SAP America, Inc.. February 28, 2010 -
Read this white paper to learn the best practices for testing and configuration that Aberdeen's best-in-class designated organizations used to reduce operating costs by 26% and improve process efficiencies by 41% so you can adopt them to create a streamlined, stable IT environment for your business.
The Age of Compliance: Preparing for a Riskier and More Regulated World by SAP America, Inc.. February 10, 2011 - Most organizations find managing risk and compliance a challenge – but the rewards for doing so well can be considerable. By putting the right processes, systems and controls in place, you can gain visibility into decisions taken all across the enterprise – and protect both corporate performance and reputation.
The Alignment-Focused Organization: Bridging the Gap Between Strategy and Execution by SAP America, Inc.. November 01, 2007 - Take a look at how organizations are taking strides to align business strategy with actual initiatives, projects, and daily activities - in short, to close the gap between strategy and execution.
The Business of Sustainability: Information Technology as a Catalyst for Short and Long-Term Profitability by SAP America, Inc.. June 03, 2009 - Read how SAP software can help your company manage risks and exploit operational and business opportunities regarding social, environmental, and economic sustainability.
The Case for Contract Management -- Why You Should Get Started Today by SAP America, Inc.. June 30, 2011 - How well-versed are you in the three key areas of contract lifecycle management (CLM) that will give you the visibility to control your contracts and comply with regulations? Take this quick quiz to determine your contract competency and understand whether a CLM solution would benefit your organization.
The CIO's Role in Driving Business Performance by SAP America, Inc.. August 2008 - Explore the changing role of the CIO, and the blurring of the line between IT and finance, as CIOs begin to function as strategic advisors to the executive team.
The Financial Close: Optimizing Performance and Driving Financial Excellence by SAP America, Inc.. June 02, 2009 - The term "financial close" describes a corporation's ability to complete its accounting cycles and produce financial statements for internal management and external legal reporting. This paper identifies solutions to help organizations improve and sustain their close times and address the challenges associated with automating internal controls
The Impact of Lean on Consumer Product Manufacturers by SAP America, Inc.. February 01, 2007 - Discover the impact of Lean on consumer product manufacturers and gain key tips in implementing successful Lean initiatives across the enterprise.
The Impact of Technology on Cost in Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) by SAP America, Inc.. January 2006 - Gain insight into the true cost of business process outsourcing (BPO) beyond what is typically reflected in the BPO provider's service price (total contract value). Learn how technology, if chosen and implemented carefully, will have a major impact on driving down these costs, in both the short and long term.
The New Landscape for Real-time Enterprise Applications by SAP America, Inc.. July 02, 2013 - Real-time access to big data requires a high degree of synergy between enterprise apps and the databases that power them. In this white paper, learn how a joint-solution from SAP and IBM can help organizations meet these requirements for greater operational efficiency.
The Next Generation of CRM - Engaging with the Empowered Customer in Turbulent Times by SAP America, Inc.. April 14, 2009 - In this Podcast, Dr. Volker Hildebrand, VP CRM Product Management, SAP, will discuss these significant trends and outline SAP's approach to a new generation of CRM that will help companies not only survive the current economy but emerge as a leader in the long run.
The Next Generation of CRM - Engaging with the Empowered Customer in Turbulent Times by SAP America, Inc.. March 31, 2009 - This Webcast and complimentary Podcast explores today's consumer trends and new customer strategies that will help companies not only survive the current economy but emerge as a leader in the long run.
The Next Generation of CRM -- Engaging with the Empowered Customer in Turbulent Times by SAP America, Inc.. April 17, 2009 - This IT Briefing will address the future state and shape of CRM, the transformational trends that are impacting companies, the CRM framework for success and competitive differentiation, and SAP's holistic approach in this CRM framework.
The Opportunities and Risks of Multi Tier Supply Chains by SAP America, Inc.. August 31, 2010 - Explore new thinking on how to manage the increasing complexity of today's supply chains – and how leading companies are evolving their approach to encompass multitier business networks enabled by electronic data exchange. They are jettisoning traditional EDI for simpler, more affordable automation techniques.
The power of predictive analytics impacts the bottom line by SAP America, Inc.. June 22, 2011 - In this eBook, learn more about how organizations use predictive analytics to directly impact the bottom line.
The Preferred Business Intelligence Choice-Designed for Growing Companies by SAP America, Inc.. December 31, 2008 - Finding a business intelligence (BI) solution that integrates with your small to midsize organization's existing IT assets can be challenging. Read this paper to discover SAP BusinessObjects Edge BI, built on an open, heteregeneous platform and designed to integrate easily with SAP, Microsoft, Oracle, and even mobile environments.
The Real-Time Enterprise: A Path to Business Transformation by SAP America, Inc.. October 10, 2013 - View this resource to learn more about the limitations of insufficient data. It discusses the importance of the right information at the right time and how to avoid missed opportunities with information-driven products and services.
The Real-World Benefits of SAP Safeguarding Services by SAP America, Inc.. July 29, 2011 - This white paper introduces professional safeguarding services which can provide technical support and advice for ensuring IT projects go as planned. Inside, gain access to the thoughts and opinions of real-world users of the service.
The Renewed Finance Function: Extending Performance Management Beyond Finance by SAP America, Inc.. September 2008 - In August 2007, CFO Research Services launched a research program to explore the ways in which the role of the finance team has changed in recent years. This report presents the findings of our online survey of 255 senior finance executives.
The Right Foundation for Growing Global by SAP America, Inc.. July 19, 2011 - This paper delves into the trend of aquiring and integrating a human capital management (HCM) application in order to aid in global growth. Continue reading to discover the advantages application integration can provide growing companies, as well as impressive cost-cutting results of HCM.
The Road Ahead For SAP’s Business ByDesign by SAP America, Inc.. October 18, 2011 - SAP first unveiled Business ByDesign, its SaaS ERP application suite aimed at midsize companies, four years ago. Now, it is considered a viable SaaS product worthy of consideration at the highest level. This paper looks at Business ByDesign and predicts its possible path in the future, as well as current use cases, including increased visibility.
The road to Hadoop by SAP America, Inc.. December 18, 2012 - This e-guide highlights several popular Apache Hadoop use cases, and explores how organizations can leverage Hadoop to better prepare for long term big data analytics success.
The Role of ERP in Globalization by SAP America, Inc.. September 18, 2008 - This whitepaper examines the role of ERP in Globalization in detail, outlining steps to improve current strategies to meet the changing face of the global business of today ...and tomorrow.
The Social Customer Engagement Index by SAP America, Inc.. July 25, 2011 - This white paper provides the results of a survey of industry professionals about how they were using social channels to engage customers from a service perspective. Learn how you can leverage these findings to transform your own efforts to integrate social and traditional methods of communication with your customers.
The Social Customer Engagement Index by SAP America, Inc.. June 30, 2009 - Use the survey results in this paper from the TheSocialCustomer.com to find out how organizations are utilizing social channels to engage their customers, and integrate these methods into your own customer experience strategy.
The Strategic Supplier Mandate: Three Principles to Deliver Transparency Across the Supply Base by SAP America, Inc.. March 31, 2012 - Read this article to discover the three supplier management initiatives that have helped market-leading procurement organizations drive innovation, increase productivity and mitigate risk.
The Superstar CFO - Optimizing an Increasingly Complex Role by SAP America, Inc.. May 01, 2007 - Read this CFO Research study to understand how CFOs should prioritize the external and company-wide mandates, as well as how they should manage the finance function itself.
The Superstar CFO: After the Crisis by SAP America, Inc.. July 19, 2011 - This white paper explores the concerns and goals of the modern CFO during this crucial, post-recession recovery period. Topics discusses inside are the increased need for fast, acurate and keeping up with governance, risk and compliance (GRC) while moving forward.
The Three Pitfalls of Business Expansion And How You Can Avoid Them by SAP America, Inc.. October 31, 2011 - Read this white paper to learn how to leverage the power of an integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP) system to overcome the pitfalls of business expansion.
The Unstoppable Rise of Extreme Transaction Processing (XTP) by SAP America, Inc.. September 25, 2013 - What's behind the rise of XTP? Access this white paper to discover the answer to this question as well as expert guidelines to help prepare for XTP.
Thinking of Cutting Your Team’s Training Budget? Think Again! by SAP America, Inc.. September 28, 2010 - This paper will explain how education and training programs from SAP are now offered in a wide variety of delivery options to meet the needs of today’s workforce. This paper will also introduce you to the flexible training options now available from SAP, as well as some innovative new offerings just released in the last few months.
Three Keys to Better Data-driven Decisions: What You Should Know… Right Now by SAP America, Inc.. October 31, 2011 - Small and midsized businesses often base their business decisions on inconsistent, flawed information that takes an inordinate amount of time and effort to access. Read this white paper to discover centralized analysis and reporting tools that can provide the necessary visibility to improve decision-making.
Tightening the Chain - Supply Chain Cost-Cutting Strategies by SAP America, Inc.. August 07, 2009 - Maintain operational efficiency while cutting supply chain costs with new approaches, technologies, and methodologies. Third party logistics providers, radio frequency identification rentals, and attribute-based demand planning can help you reduce supply chain costs and boost customer satisfaction.
Time to Change New Thoughts on Supporting Business Change Fast and Flexibly by SAP America, Inc.. December 18, 2009 - This joint paper from SAP and Capgemini discusses the challenges of the interconnected economy and describes solutions that enable companies to use technology to innovate the way they do business.
Time to Change: New Thoughts on Supporting Business Change by SAP America, Inc.. January 29, 2010 - Learn how a new, interconnected economy is forcing companies to manage an ever-growing information network -- and the best way to adopt new technologies to give you greater flexibility for faster growth while maintaining business integrity.
Tip Guide: A tale of two small businesses and their ERP software by SAP America, Inc.. October 27, 2011 - Investment in enterprise resource planning (ERP) software by small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) is exploding, according to a recent report by Boston-based AMR Research. This Tip Guide discusses two SMBs and their approaches to the need for ERP software.
Tip Guide: Benefits and drawbacks of SaaS ERP software: Which option is best? by SAP America, Inc.. October 27, 2011 - Not all companies are truly ready for Software-as-a-(SaaS), and other factors could indicate that using a traditional on-premises server and ERP application might by the smartest move for some small and medium-sized enterprises. In this Tip Guide, readers will learn the factors to consider when choosing a SaaS ERP delivery model.
Tip Guide: Big Data: Giant Wave or Huge Precipice? by SAP America, Inc.. November 04, 2011 - In this tip guide, industry expert Barry Devlin will explore what exactly big data is and where it comes from.
Tip Guide: Creating flexible and agile analytical environments with SAP HANA by SAP America, Inc.. October 21, 2011 - Learn how the launch of SAP HANA has allowed for a much more flexible and agile analytical environment.
Tip Guide: Expert Predictions for in-memory analytics strategy by SAP America, Inc.. October 21, 2011 - Gain insight and predictions for analytics appliances for the upcoming year.
Tip Guide: Five goals for implementing Oracle Business Intelligence Applications by SAP America, Inc.. December 07, 2011 - Oracle Business Intelligence Applications (OBIA) can give organizations deeper analytical views into their business performance. In this tip guide, readers will learn about five key areas organizations should focus on when implementing OBIA.
Tip Guide: Five ways to reduce ERP maintenance and support costs by SAP America, Inc.. October 27, 2011 - In today’s economic environment, manufacturing companies are looking for ways to reduce their long-term total cost of ownership for enterprise applications such as enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems. In this Tip Guide, readers will discover five ways to minimize long-term ERP software support and maintenance costs.
Tip Guide: How to make the case for an ERP upgrade by SAP America, Inc.. October 27, 2011 - Delaying necessary upgrades or not taking advantage of innovations for enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems can impede productivity, security and regulatory compliance efforts. In this Tip Guide, ERP veterans discuss making the ERP upgrade business case using arguments that resonate with CEOs and CFOs.
Tip Guide: Oracle BI update adds support for Microsoft, SAP, iPad by SAP America, Inc.. December 07, 2011 - Oracle’s latest business intelligence (BI) software upgrade adds prebuilt integration with Oracle’s own TimesTen in-memory database, its OLAP platform and competing products from Microsoft and SAP. In this tip guide, readers will learn the latest on Oracle’s BI update and how it compares with other vendor solutions.
Tip Guide: Retail best practices for in-memory analytics in SAP environments by SAP America, Inc.. October 21, 2011 - Learn how to successfully manage new challenges in the retail industry.
Tip Guide: SAP in-memory applications by SAP America, Inc.. October 24, 2011 - In this tip guide, gain insight into SAP's application launch plans for the year, including new application capabilities and industry focused application plans for SAP.
Tip Guide: SAP: In-memory now ‘a reality’ by SAP America, Inc.. October 18, 2011 - This tip guide explores how HANA affects SAP landscapes.
Tip Guide: SAP: Upcoming service pack to let BW run on HANA as data layer by SAP America, Inc.. October 24, 2011 - In this tip guide, you'll learn how HANA affects SAP landscapes and what you should be doing about it.
Tip Guide: Straightforward Analytics by SAP America, Inc.. November 02, 2011 - In this Tip Guide, industry expert David Loshin will provide straightforward steps for a firm foundation to successfully apply analytic results within your organization.
Tip Guide: Study finds manufacturing analytics falling short by SAP America, Inc.. December 08, 2011 - Nearly two-thirds of manufacturers use time-consuming, unreliable spreadsheets for their business analytics, and many say the information is stale or unreliable, leading to time consuming, costly mistakes for companies. In this tip guide, readers will learn more about the shortcomings of manufacturing analytics.
Tip Guide: Supply chain analytics offers cost, revenue advantages by SAP America, Inc.. November 07, 2011 - Propelled by globalization and the convergence of mobile and cloud computing, industry experts believe that although supply chain analytics has been around for a decade, it is truly on the verge of taking off. In this tip guide, readers will discover the advantages of advanced manufacturing business intelligence (BI).
Tip Guide: Supply chain data management essential for “sense and respond” analytics by SAP America, Inc.. November 07, 2011 - In this tip guide, readers will learn best practices for supply chain data management to provide a successful, responsive analytics strategy for their organization.
Tip Guide: The Future of Business Intelligence by SAP America, Inc.. November 02, 2011 - In this Tip Guide, industry expert Richard Herschel will explore the results of this survey and offer his insights to the future of Business Intelligence.
Tip Guide: The Good Data Mart by SAP America, Inc.. November 04, 2011 - In this Tip Guide, readers will learn compelling reasons why organizations choose to build and support multiple dependent data marts.
Tip Guide: Tips for in-memory analytics with SAP HANA by SAP America, Inc.. October 18, 2011 - In this e-guide, learn how SAP HANA is affecting SAP landscapes.
Tip Guide: Tips for making the business case for CRM analytics – and what can be gained by SAP America, Inc.. December 13, 2011 - In this e-guide, readers will learn more about customer relationship management (CRM) analytics and what can be gained from having this in place.
Tip Guide: Tips for supply chain analytics and manufacturing BI by SAP America, Inc.. October 10, 2011 - Early this year, Ventana Research Inc. released a study that found supply chain analytics appears to be a poorly understood technology in dire need of some best practices. In this tip guide, readers will learn expert advice for putting supply chain analytics to use in manufacturing business intelligence (BI).
Tip Guide: Top five predictive analytics strategy tips by SAP America, Inc.. October 13, 2011 - This tip guide gives you advice for implementing a predictive analytics program.
Tip Guide: Two-tier ERP a growing trend among SAP shops, report says by SAP America, Inc.. October 27, 2011 - A growing number of companies are going with two-tier enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems for a variety of financial and logistical reasons. In this Tip Guide, readers will get a better understanding of why two-tier ERP is a growing trend among SAP shops.
Tip Guide: Unify supplier, customer data for manufacturing business intelligence by SAP America, Inc.. November 07, 2011 - Installing the building blocks for manufacturing business intelligence (BI) can be challenging for organizations. In this tip guide, readers will learn best practices to unify supplier and customer data for manufacturing BI.
Tip-Guide: Business Analytics: Considering the Spectrum of Analysis by SAP America, Inc.. November 02, 2011 - In this Tip Guide, industry expert David Loshin will explore key business questions to consider when mapping the business users’ expectations into a realistic plan for source data selection, evaluation, preparation, and analysis.
Tip-Guide: Demand-driven supply chain innovations center on analytics, mobile ID by SAP America, Inc.. November 04, 2011 - In this expert tip guide, readers will learn details around the recent advances in automatic identification and data capture (AIDC), especially item-level radio frequency identification (RFID) and smartphone-based social media and scanning applications for consumers, as well as new applications of supply chain analytics.
Top 10 Reasons Customers Choose SAP for Business Transformation by SAP America, Inc.. January 01, 2006 - SAP is a customer’s company, whose organization is designed for, and encouraging of, innovation in all its aspects - from product development to product delivery to product implementation. Read this white paper to discover the top 10 reasons why customers choose SAP for their business transformation.
Top Five Obstacles Companies Face and How to Overcome Them by SAP America, Inc.. January 27, 2012 - This white paper addresses five obstacles that small businesses and midsized companies face.
Training Options: Choose Quality Content and Then Delivery by SAP America, Inc.. September 28, 2010 - This paper examines the importance of choosing a high-quality training provider and of having multiple training delivery options to facilitate a successful technology deployment. The paper also looks at the training offerings that enterprise application vendor SAP provides in this important market.
Transactional Data: Driving Real-Time Business by SAP America, Inc.. October 12, 2011 - In this white paper, learn key strategies to drive real-time business.
Turning the Compliance Challenge into a Business Advantage by SAP America, Inc.. September 18, 2008 - New rules have spawned an army of consultants, vendors and solutions to address the "compliance" problem. Read this paper to learn how to turn the compliance challenge into a business advantage.
Under the Spotlight the Transition of Environmental Risk Management by SAP America, Inc.. - In March 2008, the Economist Intelligence Unit surveyed 320 executives from around the world about their attitudes to environmental risk management. Read about their findings in this paper.
Understanding and Managing Supply Chain Risk by SAP America, Inc.. January 01, 2006 - Download this white paper and explore new thinking on potential risk to global supply chains and how companies are adopting the statistical methods more commonly associated with finance and insurance. Learn how identifying and profiling risk variables, quantifying risk and using IT solutions can create higher resilience for supply chain management.
Understanding how advanced analytics can transform your business by SAP America, Inc.. June 22, 2011 - This eBook focuses on how organizations should leverage the new breed of advanced analytics tools, including in-memory analytics, in-database analytics and complex event processing.
Understanding the SAP HANA Next Generation Database by SAP America, Inc.. November 16, 2011 - Even though you may have heard a lot of buzz about SAP HANA, you may still be unsure of what it is exactly. Fortunately, this helpful video offers a simplified, easy-to-understand explanation of SAP HANA and its uses. Watch now to learn what SAP HANA can do for your data management efforts.
Unlock Hidden Profits Using Effective Pricing Strategies by SAP America, Inc.. March 24, 2011 - Learn how to use smart, sound pricing strategies to increase revenues while protecting margins. Enterprise-wide visibility into the many drivers that come into play can help with identifying opportunities, negotiating deals properly, and adjusting with agility to changing conditions.
Using Advanced Analytics to Gain Insights into Your Revenue Stream by SAP America, Inc.. February 20, 2009 - This CustomerCentric Selling® research can help organizations analyze their sales and marketing processes to gain insights more quickly and accelerate business performance.
Using Master Data in Business Intelligence by SAP America, Inc.. March 01, 2007 - Improve planning, building, and deploying a master data management (MDM) environment. Consider an evolutionary – rather than revolutionary – approach to MDM, and examine how to use MDM with business intelligence applications and an underlying data warehousing environment to improve decision making.
Virtual Firsthand Training – A New Dimension of SAP® Education by SAP America, Inc.. September 28, 2010 - This paper describes how new virtual learning options from the SAP® Education organization fulfill the requirements of many companies and consultants. Continue reading to learn how they reduce training investments, meet various needs, and offer a flexible learning approach.
Weathering a Global Fiscal Crisis: Doing More for Less with SAP by SAP America, Inc.. April 12, 2010 - This paper provides concrete guidance and a detailed example of how clients can gain measurable business benefit through iterative business process improvement enabled by an SAP applications platform.
Web 2.0 in Action! How SAP Is Leveraging Web 2.0 in CRM to Improve Customer Experience by SAP America, Inc.. June 2008 - This paper discusses how SAP leverages Web 2.0 in CRM to improve customer experience. It examines SAPâ€™s approach to Web 2.0, and how SAP has incorporated the Web 2.0 technological principles within SAP CRM.
What's your Customer Experience Advantage? by SAP America, Inc.. March 23, 2011 - SAP Insider Article covering new SAP CRM innovations which help companies empower their employees, substantially improve the customer experience, and thereby achieve a competitive advantage.
Why Managing Mobility Matters by SAP America, Inc.. January 05, 2011 - Mobile devices continue to be purchased in record numbers, pouring into the organization. These devices are coming in a wide variety of hardware and operating system types, making their management and security a big IT challenge. This IDG Playbook is designed to help guide your strategy to manage and secure the booming mobile environment.
Work Smarter. Sell Better. Win More. by SAP America, Inc.. April 12, 2012 - Read this paper and learn how SAP Sales OnDemand provides the solution that sales people need to win in today’s environment.
Your On-Ramp to Mobility Success by SAP America, Inc.. May 15, 2012 - Read this white
‘Big data’ will have a big impact on MDM strategy by SAP America, Inc.. December 10, 2012 - Gartner, Inc. recently reported that IT megatrends such as social media, cloud computing and big data will have a significant impact on master data management (MDM) programs. Review this e-guide to gain insight from leading Gartner experts on how to adapt your MDM efforts to ensure success in light of today's emerging trends.