SAP

SAP AG is the largest European software enterprise, with headquarters in Walldorf, Germany. SAP was founded in 1972 as Systemanalyse und Programmentwicklung by five former IBM engineers in Mannheim, Germany. The acronym was later changed to stand for Systeme, Anwendungen und Produkte in der Datenverarbeitung ("Systems, Applications And Products in Data Processing") and since the 2005 annual general meeting the company's official name is just SAP AG.
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By: SAP Inc.     Published Date: Jun 16, 2009
Innovation is no stranger to the information technology function. Armed with increasingly sophisticated applications, IT-led teams have consistently found new ways to streamline enterprise business processes, vastly improving operating efficiency and reducing costs. Corporate leaders, however, are raising the bar: they expect IT’s core mission to expand from cost-cutting to enabling revenue generation within a short period of time.
Tags : sap, new mandate for it, global technology forum, capgemini, cisco systems, deploying information technology, enterprise applications, business process automation
     SAP Inc.
By: SAP Inc.     Published Date: Jun 16, 2009
This white paper presents IDC’s framework for implementing operational excellence (op ex) and helps the reader move toward an effective op ex implementation while avoiding potential pitfalls.
Tags : sap, operational excellence, op ex, internal assessment, competitive benchmarking, resource prioritization, enterprise applications, application performance management
     SAP Inc.
By: SAP Inc.     Published Date: Jun 16, 2009
Improving your call center may be more easily attainable — and more important — now than ever before. Recognizing that customer interaction is an important differentiator, organizations can increase the focus on their customers’ experience while keeping a firm grip on costs by leveraging the full potential of state-of-the-art technology.
Tags : customer service, customer satisfaction, customer retention, retention, loyalty, crm, customer, client
     SAP Inc.
By: SAP Inc.     Published Date: Jun 16, 2009
Explore the latest feedback from HR organizations about how they are now taking on a much greater role in strategic business activities. The study finds that HR top performers are managing to strike the right balance between efficient transaction processes, cost, and service delivery.
Tags : sap, human resources, human capital management, human resource technology, human resources services, expense management, international computing
     SAP Inc.
By: IBM     Published Date: Jun 15, 2009
Read the white paper to see how IBM Lotus Notes and Domino software empowers users to take action, create and share knowledge and collaborate with teams. And discover how this new kind of desktop application, leveraged from 20 years of leadership can help deliver an enhanced user experience, drive greater business value and boost IT performance.
Tags : ibm, lotus, lotus notes, lotus domino, it performance, collaboration, connect, desktop application
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By: IBM     Published Date: Jun 15, 2009
In this white paper, you'll see how Lotus Notes 8.5 boosts bandwidth by storing one copy of attachments, rather than allowing duplicate via threads. You'll also discover how upgrading lets you elevate collaboration and enhance efficiency with tools that empower users to take action, create and share knowledge, and collaborate with teams.
Tags : ibm lotus, domino, 8.5, collaboration, green, empower, access, connect
     IBM
By: IBM     Published Date: Jun 15, 2009
Read this astounding case study to see how migrating to IBM Lotus software with a broadly functional messaging platform increased the efficiency and support of mobile users for the Kentucky Baptist Convention. Then you'll learn how your own business can improve communications, drive down costs and eliminate the need for additional Web software.
Tags : kentucky baptist convention, case study, nonprofit, lotus software, messaging platform, ibm lotus, domino, 8.5
     IBM
By: SAP     Published Date: May 15, 2009
Answer six questions and find out if your company is making the same mistakes as your peers in a down economy. Determine the level of business intelligence opportunity across your organization and whether a business intelligence solution can improve your organization's decision making and, ultimately, its performance.
Tags : sap, cashflow, revenue, stakeholders, business intelligence, days sales outstanding, dso, best practices
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By: SAP     Published Date: May 05, 2009
Learn how to meet the challenges facing your agency with respect to the recent stimulus plan. Accept the government's challenge to maintain your focus on developing programs that achieve long-term results for constituents, while ensuring that these programs adhere to the complex requirements for stimulus funds.
Tags : sap, economic stimulus fund, stimulus plan, arra, recovery, infrastructure, enterprise resource planning, it spending
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By: SAP     Published Date: May 04, 2009
Discover specific actions companies can take to ensure high cash-flow velocity and vital liquidity. Get answers to these key questions: How can I protect the health of my commercial cash flows? How can I gain better visibility into sources and uses of cash? And how can I increase control over my global cash balances?
Tags : cash, sap, cash-flow, sap executive, dso, cash conversions, accounts receivable, enterprise software
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By: SAP     Published Date: May 04, 2009
Learn how core corporate processes can help your company meet financial objectives and mitigate risk in troubled economic times. Discover how streamlining common processes can reduce costs, and how you can increase the effectiveness and efficiency of the processes that differentiate you from the competition.
Tags : sap, lean enterprise, erp, enterprise resource planning, financial objectives, integrated platforms, business management, business process management
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By: SAP     Published Date: Mar 29, 2009
While globalization was once the exclusive domain of the large multi-billion dollar companies, today even small to medium size enterprises cannot escape the issues associated with global trade and offshore manufacturing. Whether you view the world as flat or round, it is definitely shrinking. Download this whitepaper to learn more.
Tags : sap, globalization, erp, manufacturing, supply chain management, enterprise, enterprise resource planning
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By: SAP     Published Date: Mar 25, 2009
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. (Economist Intelligence Unit, 2009)
Tags : sap, grc, governance, risk, compliance, enterprise resource planning, sarbanes oxley compliance
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By: SAP     Published Date: Mar 13, 2009
Read this Whitepaper to learn about the practices and technology related to business process management (BPM). This Whitepaper includes explanation of basic concepts, examines the transformational effect on the enterprise, and analyzes the value that BPM can create.
Tags : sap, business transformation, enterprise applications, market leadership, business value, roi, roit, bpm
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By: SAP     Published Date: Mar 10, 2009
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.
Tags : sap, data quality, strategy, project management, erp, enterprise resource planning, enterprise software
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By: IBM     Published Date: Feb 18, 2009
This white paper provides insight into the requirements for protecting privacy in SAP non-production environments and describes some of the comprehensive data masking techniques available with the IBM® Optim™ Data Privacy Solution for SAP® Applications.
Tags : ibm integrated data management, data privacy, sap application, ibm optim data privacy solution, data masking, business context data elements, data integrity, data management
     IBM
By: SAP     Published Date: Feb 15, 2009
Consider the business advantages of moving to Software as a Service (SaaS) and the key reasons for moving to a simplified IT structure.
Tags : sap, erp, saas, software as a service, it structure, smb, soa, enterprise resource planning
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By: SAP     Published Date: Feb 13, 2009
In today's economic downturn, organizations are looking for ways to improve the way they do business to keep ahead of the competition and improve revenue. Increasingly, organizations are finding that the benefits of BI can be complemented when combined with predictive analysis.
Tags : sap, business intelligence, economic downturn, predictive analytics, enterprise, business management, enterprise resource planning, enterprise software
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By: SAP     Published Date: Jan 28, 2009
This paper reviews the current status of MDM, and offers suggestions for planning, building and deploying an MDM environment.
Tags : sap, master data management, mdm, business intelligence, data warehousing, sor, system of record, enterprise mdm
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By: SAP     Published Date: Jan 27, 2009
This paper explains SAP’s vision for a cross-enterprise governance, risk and compliance (GRC) solution and the benefits it can provide, defines key terms, and discusses what to look for when evaluating GRC software options.
Tags : sap, governance, risk, compliance, cross-enterprise governance, sap solutions, grc solutions, enterprise-wide risk monitoring
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By: SAP     Published Date: Jan 06, 2009
This paper offers concrete practices, processes, and recommendations to drive the ROI of a company's IT investment (ROIT) via key areas for improvement and the value of improvement.
Tags : sap, business transformation, enterprise applications, market leadership, business value, roi, roit, business activity monitoring
     SAP
By: SAP     Published Date: Sep 22, 2008
In this free white paper from SAP, Forrester evaluates four methods you can use to measure the business value of IT. Learn how you can account for more than simple financial metrics like ROI, IRR, or NPV.
Tags : sap, business value, lifecycle, roi, npv, irr, it efficiency, business process management
     SAP
By: SAP     Published Date: May 15, 2008
Read this white paper by Don Tapscott and explore the criteria best-in-class hospitals use for selecting business intelligence solutions. Companies that learn to effectively harness the information generated by their IT systems will enjoy substantial productivity improvements.
Tags : sap, business intelligence, healthcare sector, healthcare industry, bi applications, bi tools, inter-departmental processes, business management
     SAP
By: SAP     Published Date: Apr 30, 2008
Consider how life sciences manufacturers can deal effectively with dynamic market needs, increased compliance requirements, more distributed manufacturing operations, and rapid product innovation.
Tags : sap, scm, erp, lean manufacturing, lean methods, enterprise resource planning, supply chain management, compliance standards
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By: SAP     Published Date: Feb 21, 2008
Many significant business initiatives and large IT projects depend upon a successful data migration. Your goal is to minimize as much risk as possible through effective planning and scoping. This paper will provide insight into what issues are unique to data migration projects and offer advice on how to best approach them.
Tags : sap, data architect, data migration, business objects, information management software, bloor, sap r/3, application
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