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Blog | Nov 3, 2016

Four Points to Consider Before Moving to S/4 HANA

Posted by James Thomas

There’s a reason S/4 HANA is at the center of SAP’s offering – it’s a powerful next-generation tool available today. It has the ability to transform your business into a high-performance machine. But there are still a number of questions surrounding the implementation. Is it right for my business? Can my organization wait to implement? What skills will I need in the new S/4 HANA world? Keep these four points in mind as you consider your transition to HANA.

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Blog | Oct 28, 2016

Simple Steps to Discover Your SAP Journey

Posted by Steve Woodgate

Running on SAP has clear benefits, whether driving digital transformation or supporting better work processes across core business units, including: finance, service, procurement, supply chain, R&D and human resources.

And SAP continues to advance its priorities to offer more for its customers to benefit from: looking to the future, this means cloud. In fact, the company recently reported that its cloud subscription surged 28 percent in its third quarter and the vendor's next-generation S/4 HANA line of business applications is continuing to attract new customers.

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Blog | Oct 25, 2016

BO Desktop Intelligence Compatibility Pack (DCP)

Posted by Rajendra Balmuri


In SAP Business Objects latest version 4.1, the Deski (Desktop Intelligence) feature is no longer available and in its place a new feature called Desktop Intelligence Compatibility Pack (DCP) has been introduced.
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Blog | Oct 14, 2016

Going Above and Beyond: An Example of a Happy SAP Compliance Client

Posted by Judy Thompson

The Background: SAP Security Best Practice

SAP Best Practices for SAP Security encourage the PRODUCTION systems to keep only Security roles that are used for executing job duties in that system. SAP Roles that are provided during an ‘Upgrade’ or a new installation are to be copied and re-named with the customer’s naming convention.

SAP's recommendation is to copy the standard roles into your own name space and make modifications to the copies as needed”

The standard roles need only exist in the DEV system. This would be the ‘BASE’ to copy the Standard roles needed by the Business, and re-name those roles and modify them to the business needs. This also would be a ‘START’ since later on customized roles can be created based on the usage for a group of users over a period of time.

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Blog | Sep 29, 2016

Key Takeaways from SAP TechEd 2016

Posted by Judy Thompson

SAP TechEd 2016 recently occurred from September 19 – 23 and I had the pleasure of attending the event’s 20th anniversary in Las Vegas. As mentioned in my previous blog post, SAP TechEd is known for being extremely informative and all-around educational. This year in particular did not disappoint!

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Blog | Sep 16, 2016

SAP TechEd: What I Expect to Gain by Going to an SAP Technical Conference in LAS VEGAS!

Posted by Judy Thompson

I am sure that any of our clients hearing that there is an ‘SAP Technical’ conference in LAS VEGAS will do the eye roll and say ‘ya -sure’.

I have been privileged to go to this conference many times, and can tell you that it is the most informative, futuristic and educational opportunity around for the SAP technical and functional community.

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Blog | Jul 14, 2016

Winshuttle: Train and Gain

Posted by Hemanth Vemanath

SAP CEO Bill McDermott estimates that 76% of the world’s transactions run on SAP – totalling $39 trillion in global business1. With so many transactions and supporting data, it is important for companies running SAP to focus on how their data and financial transactions are managed. In a data-driven world, the most successful companies will be the companies able to control the inputs that drive their business. This need has spawned a number of tools to help organizations deal with today’s data needs.

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Blog | Jun 17, 2016

Everyone Wins When Technology is Driven by Empathy

Posted by Peter Castello

Insights from SAPPHIRE NOW and the future of service across SAP offerings.
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Blog | Apr 28, 2016

Take Advantage of This Tool for a SAP SOX Audit Compliance Issue.

Posted by Judy Thompson

Have you ever run up against a SAP Sox Audit Compliance issue? Working closely with both external and internal auditors to identify areas in SAP Security needing compliance can be time consuming and daunting. Documenting the procedures, controls and policies are important for the company that is being audited and is a substantial effort for both functional and technical SAP resources.

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Blog | Mar 2, 2016

SAP Security – How to Completely Change Maintaining Multiple Locations

Posted by Judy Thompson


The ‘enabler’ role provides tighter controls for the organizational units from Company Codes, Sales Organizations, Plants, Ship to, and any other configured Organizational level within the Corporate SAP configurations.

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