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Right Under My Nose!

By Jan Gardiner, CPA GRC Solution Management, SAP

The Search for Product Value

As part of the SAP GRC Solutions team, I’m always looking for ways to explain the value of our products to those who are considering a purchase. But, let’s admit it—getting anyone to be excited about governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) is a stretch. GRC is just not one of those topics that gets most people’s juices flowing in the morning. GRC topics usually don’t produce endorphins. GRC doesn’t typically give anyone a buzz, a sugar high, or a vacation on an isolated beach.

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Join Our Next #askSAP Community Call on SAP Lumira – Dec 11

by Nic Smith, BI Product Marketing, SAP

In October I invited you to vote on a topic for our next #askSAP call. Which topic did you choose? How SAP Lumira stacks up against the competition.

This is a product I’m personally very excited about and hope that you will join our next #askSAP Community Call as we delve deeper into SAP Lumira.

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Why Turkeys Can’t Wait for Thanksgiving: The Difference Between Business Intelligence and Predictive

by Bruno Delahaye, VP Predictive Analytics Sales, SAP Americas

As we know, Thanksgiving is certainly not the best moment to be a turkey. So why do they, in fact, look forward to ? The answer is simple – they look at the past day and see how wonderful the past few days and weeks have been. And they assume the future will be the same.

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GRC Tuesdays: Managing at Speed

Norman D. Marks, CPA, CRMA

We all know that the world is spinning faster and faster. Risks and opportunities appear and grow large before changing or disappearing.

This all means that management teams have to adapt and manage at speed. They have to be ready to seize opportunities before they disappear and are taken by competitors. They have to respond promptly when new risks emerge or known risks grow in stature.

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Beyond Analytics And Decision Making: How Collective Insight Transforms Corporate Culture

by Shelly Dutton

Data is everywhere. In everything we do, we are either creating, compiling, or analyzing it. For many companies, this abundance of data is viewed as an opportunity. Some even suggest that data analytics fuel business success. And others are even going beyond spreadsheets and what-if modeling, stepping into their data with augmented reality and 3D visualization. With all of these great applications and uses for collective insight, there’s a side effect very few consider – culture transformation.

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