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  1. Deployment Approaches to SAP S/4HANA 2023

    Published: 31/July/2023

    Reading time: 1 mins

    For the last three years, SAPinsider tracked how organizations deploy SAP S/4HANA. During that time, adoption of the solution grew steadily, although a significant proportion of respondents either still have no plans for SAP S/4HANA or are only at the point of evaluating the business case. The most likely deployment model for these organizations continues…
  2. Evolving BI

    Evolving BI and Analytics

    Published: 30/June/2023

    Reading time: 1 mins

    Creating a cohesive data fabric is integral to organizational business intelligence (BI). However, while many organizations strive to reach this goal, there is often a gap between building cohesive data fabric strategy and its execution. The introduction of SAP Datasphere earlier this year aimed to address this need by harmonizing mission-critical data across the enterprise…
  3. IT Automation

    IT Automation for Enterprise SAP

    Published: 30/June/2023

    Reading time: 1 mins

    The goal of IT automation is to create an environment that contains a clean landscape, is running smoothly, and is easy to patch. While simple in concept, this is much more difficult to achieve in practice. IT automation offers many benefits as it reduces errors and enhances efficiency by automating manual and repetitive tasks, and…
  4. HXM HCM and S4HANA

    HCM and SAP S/4HANA – Benchmark Report

    Published: 30/June/2023

    Reading time: 1 mins

    SAPinsider research highlights the necessity of a human-centric approach in workforce management to drive positive business outcomes. Human Experience Management (HXM) systems, such as the SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite, are designed to improve employee experiences, enhance engagement, and boost productivity. This shift is especially crucial for 80% of the global workforce, consisting of frontline or…
  5. Global Tax Management 2023 – Benchmark Report

    Published: 30/June/2023

    Reading time: 1 mins

    Last year's research on global tax management confirmed the importance of digital transformation in finance and tax functions, facilitated by initiatives such as SAP S/4HANA migration, automation, and AI/ML. This report explores how the priorities of SAPinsiders in various aspects of taxation and technology have evolved and how organizations have adapted their global tax management…
  6. cybersecurity threats

    Cybersecurity Threats to SAP Systems 2023

    Published: 31/May/2023

    Reading time: 1 mins

    In 2023, the focus of cybersecurity strategies for SAP systems shifted away from ransomware and malware attacks to addressing unpatched systems, concentrating on addressing system vulnerabilities over attack vectors. Exploring the details behind these changes, SAPinsider revealed some interesting in year-over-year trends during its third year of research on cybersecurity threats. Increasing regulatory compliance requirements,…
  7. Process Productivity and Efficiency Through Process Automation and Process Intelligence

    Published: 02/May/2023

    Reading time: 2 mins

    Process automation technologies have evolved into strategic solutions in the last few years. Process visibility and employee productivity are increasingly becoming key objectives for deploying process automation solutions in contrast to the earlier focus on cost reduction. SAPinsider has been publishing process automation benchmark research reports since 2020 to understand the perspectives of the community…
  8. CIO

    CIO’s 2023 Agenda for SAP, SAP S/4HANA, the Cloud, and Beyond

    Published: 28/April/2023

    Reading time: 1 mins

    2022 brought many challenges in the form of supply chain shortages, scarcity of skills, commodity price fluctuations and geo-political instability.  What does 2023 hold in store for Tech Leaders who run SAP? This executive benchmark study delves into the key organizational and technology-focused priorities that CIOs who run SAP are investing in for 2023. See…
  9. intelligent finance

    Intelligent Finance in the Cloud – Benchmark Report

    Published: 28/April/2023

    Reading time: 2 mins

    The convergence of cloud computing, automation, and artificial intelligence (AI) is causing a significant disruption in financial management. With these advanced technologies, finance leaders can upgrade the accuracy and compliance of F&A functions enabling data-driven insights that support better decision-making across the organization. Keeping up with the rapid pace of innovation makes investing in digital…
  10. Data Management Strategies

    SAP Data Management Strategies

    Published: 31/March/2023

    Reading time: 1 mins

    Data Management has become a top priority for business and IT teams alike. However, our most recent SAPInsider research shows that many organizations remain dissatisfied with their current data management strategies and the results. And there is no longer any time to procrastinate on this important issue as migrations to SAP S/4HANA, the cloud, and…