Recent Blogs

What Is Continuous Accounting?

Continuous accounting is a paradigm shift for finance professionals responsible for closing the books and producing financial statements. “The way we’ve always done it” is to wait until period end, work long hours, and get the end of the period reporting done. This traditional way of doing things is based on repeating what’s been done period after period in the past. The reports are getting done so if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. Change is hard. (more…)

VN:F [1.9.22_1171]
Rating: 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

On the Future of IT Management with TDWI and SAP IT Operations Analytics

Earlier this month, Fern Halper (VP and Senior Director, Advanced Analytics at TDWI) and Angela Harvey (Senior Director of Solution Management, Big Data and Analytics at SAP) delivered a webinar on the future of IT management. (Watch the replay.) Fern kicked it off by highlighting some of the challenges that IT departments are facing in the new age of Big Data, namely the increase in size, diversity, and speed of the data they need to use effectively. (more…)

VN:F [1.9.22_1171]
Rating: 5.0/5 (2 votes cast)

GRC Tuesdays: From the Three Lines of Defense-A Window for GRC in the SAP Digital Board Room

My colleagues and I have been blogging frequently about the Three Lines of Defense. Most of our readers know by now the simple principles behind the framework. Surveys show that most of our customers around the world have or are planning to implement the Three Lines of Defense framework. And SAP offers governance, risk and compliance (GRC) solutions that enable the Three Lines of Defense. (more…)

VN:F [1.9.22_1171]
Rating: 5.0/5 (4 votes cast)

An SAPinsider Scoop: How Vivint Prepared for SAP S/4HANA

As we race towards one of our first event “majors” of the season, SAPinsider GRC and Financials in Las Vegas, March 21-24, I thought it would be a neat idea to hear from some of the SAP customers who’ll be presenting at the event, and learn why they’re planning to attend and what they’ll talk about. In this series of blogs you’ll be able to read what they have to say. (more…)

VN:F [1.9.22_1171]
Rating: 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

The Value of Bringing Analytics to Your Data in the Decision Economy

With the rise of a digital economy, the way organizations make decisions are dramatically changing. You may have read stats like “by 2020 the growth in cloud data traffic will increase by 3.7x.” Couple that with “we’ll be living with 21 billion connected things by 2020” and the direction of the digital playing field is clear. With “data” and “things” moving to the cloud, the time to start thinking about investing in cloud analytics has passed, and it’s now time to take action—and we’re hearing that many customers are doing just that. (more…)

VN:F [1.9.22_1171]
Rating: 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Next Page »

  • Subscribe to Blog via Email

    Receive email notifications of new posts.

  • RSS Feed

  • Connect with Us:

  • Related Blogs

  • Categories

RSS Feed Subscription

Subscribe to the Analytics from SAP Blog or individual categories.

Analytics from SAP Blog

  • Analytic Applications Feed for all posts filed under Analytic Applications
  • Analytics Strategy Feed for all posts filed under Analytics Strategy
  • Big Data Feed for all posts filed under Big Data
  • Blog Archives Feed for all posts filed under Blog Archives
  • Business Intelligence Feed for all posts filed under Business Intelligence
  • Collaboration Feed for all posts filed under Collaboration
  • Data Visualization Feed for all posts filed under Data Visualization
  • Data Warehousing Feed for all posts filed under Data Warehousing
  • EIM Feed for all posts filed under EIM
  • EPM Feed for all posts filed under EPM
  • GRC Feed for all posts filed under GRC
  • Mobile Analytics Feed for all posts filed under Mobile Analytics
  • Predictive Analytics Feed for all posts filed under Predictive Analytics
  • SAP HANA Feed for all posts filed under SAP HANA
  • ×