Recent Blogs

GRC Tuesdays: Risk-Based…Well Everything Really!

by Thomas Frenehard, GRC, SAP

Since I started working in GRC software, and actually even some time before when working on audit topics, a recurring concept has been risk-based auditing or similar denomination.

The intent here is to focus the audit function on the riskiest parts of the company in order to ensure that all high-profile risks are reviewed regularly, correctly monitored, and so on to protect the business from operational surprises. (more…)

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

#SAP20Tips Week Four: Run Better by Driving Operational Excellence

by Isabelle Nuage, Analytics, SAP

Three weeks ago, we launched a 20 tips campaign – a tip a day over four weeks – that introduces real-life scenarios of customers using predictive analytics to overcome business challenges. Each week focuses on a different topic. Week one looked at predictive and customer relationship management. Week two examined how predictive analytics can help boost your marketing. Week three explored how predictive analytics can help you anticipate risks and reduce fraud. This week, we conclude with how predictive analytics can help drive operational excellence and run better.

(more…)

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

The Best Part of the Annual Budget is When it is Over!

By Gary Cokins, Founder of Analytics-Based Performance Management LLC

Jeremy Hope (1948 – 2011) was a special type of management consultant and colleague who I highly respected. He started a revolutionary movement when he co-authored with Robin Fraser the book, Beyond Budgeting: How Managers Can Break Free from the Annual Performance Trap (Boston: Harvard Business School Publishing, 2003). Their basic message was that the annual budgeting process is so broken and dysfunctional that the best solution is not to reform it but rather to abandon the process altogether. (more…)

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

The Key to Unlocking the Power of Big Data

by Rachel Ho, Business Intelligence Marketing, SAP

 Join the Movement

The world saw its first pair of suspenders in 1736, thanks to Benjamin Franklin. Since then, geek attire has maintained this fashion accessory and according to Wakefield’s recent survey results, we should all plan a trip to the mall.

(more…)

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

Why All the Buzz Around SAP Cloud for Planning?

by David Williams, Head of EPM Product Marketing, SAP       @daveswilliams

As I write this blog, a thunderstorm is overhead. The ground shakes with each clasp of thunder, and electricity fills the air – a fitting setting for the topic at hand.

It’s been three weeks since we announced SAP Cloud for Planning, our new public cloud planning and analysis solution, and the amount of buzz generated around the announcement has been electrifying. As expected, many questions have arisen around what will exactly be available, when; and a number of competitors have responded – attempting to spread FUD (fear, uncertainty, and doubt) around the offering. (more…)

VN:F [1.9.22_1171]
Rating: 5.0/5 (3 votes cast)

« Previous PageNext Page »

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
  • ×