White papers related to "SAP Americas"
Your Challenge: Get Decision Makers' Approval For Flexible Solutions for Faster Value. Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant and Time-Bound.
Related to SAP Americas: Budgeting, Financial Planning, and Analysis, Change Management, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), IT Solutions Architecture, Management Practices, Move, Add, Change Management, Standards and Compliance, Strategy, SAP
Many aerospace and defense (A&D) manufacturers are enjoying a competitive advantage because of early adoption of lean manufacturing tools. However, considerable differences still exist in performance among A&D companies. The best way for A&D manufacturers to achieve best-in-class performance is to use external domain expertise and enterprise resource planning (ERP) with lean-specific functionalities. Learn more.
Related to SAP Americas: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Lean/Flow Manufacturing, Operations Planning, SAP, Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction, Machinery Manufacturing, Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
Whatever you offer as a service provider, success depends on how well you manage key accounts to ensure long-term relationships and the highest possible margins. But with today?s challenges, it?s difficult to maintain market share, let alone grow. SAP?s All-in-One fast-start program offers a solution that can help you maximize client and service-line profitability by supporting industry best practices. Learn more.
Related to SAP Americas: Application Service Provider, Best Practices, Consulting and Services, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Customer Service and Support, Decision Making, Practices and Business Issues, Return on Investment (ROI), Software Selection, SAP, Internet Service Providers, Web Search Portals, and Data Processing Services
Driving sustainable growth requires profitability-focused planning and performance management. Most companies have some type of profitability reporting?but many are investing a lot of effort to produce this information. And the limitations to the information companies currently compile may have a significant impact on decision making. Learn how automating profitability reporting can help your company improve decisions.
Related to SAP Americas: Business Intelligence (BI), Data Management and Analysis, Decision Making, Management Practices, Practices and Business Issues, Strategy, SAP
Any corporate executive can tell you that a strong brand can help achieve price premiums, promote customer retention, and more. Yet in times of economic instability, you may be tempted trim costs around efforts such as brand building. Downturns, however, can actually present opportunities to grow brand strength. Find out how you can maximize your brand value and take advantage of changing customer buying habits.
Related to SAP Americas: Brand Management, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Sales and Marketing, SAP
How can a professional services firm grow profitably while providing clients with the services and project pricing they demand? The firm must rely on best-practice solutions to gain control over every aspect of business?from business development to resource planning to billing. Firms that plan and staff projects by relying on combinations of spreadsheets and management instinct will fall behind.
Related to SAP Americas: Professional Services Management, Project Management, SAP, Management of Companies and Enterprises, Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services, Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
One company executive has a growing influence in today?s boardroom?the chief financial officer (CFO). And the role of the finance organizations that these CFOs lead is expanding as well. Examine the changing role of the finance organization in today?s business environment, learn how your CFO can take on a more prominent role in defining company strategy, and find out how you can develop a best-run finance organization.
Related to SAP Americas: Accounting and Financial Management, Compliance Management/Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance, Strategy, SAP, Finance and Insurance
Initiatives to automate and streamline financial processes often focus more on reducing costs than adding value. Adding the kind of value you should have in your financial processes stands at the heart of a broader initiative known as governance, risk, and compliance (GRC). Learn why embedding the components of GRC within your financial processes can help you track financial flows and alert you when things might go awry.
Related to SAP Americas: Accounting and Financial Management, Business Process Management, Compliance Management, Risk Management, SAP
IT has long been one of the best ways to address business challenges. Yet significant obstacles at the level of IT infrastructure stand in the way. Siloed IT operations and rigid IT management processes can impede business agility. When IT partners with the business to act less as a technology provider and more as a service provider, business objectives can be achieved more efficiently and cost-effectively. Find out how.
Related to SAP Americas: Application Development, Application Lifecycle Management, Best Practices, Consulting and Services, Customization Programming, Data Cleansing, Conversion, or Modeling, Development, IT Infrastructure, IT Monitoring and Management, IT Solutions Architecture, Managed Data Network Services, Managed Intranet and Internet Services, Managed Service Provider (MSP), Management Practices, Practices and Business Issues, Project and Process Management, Return on Investment (ROI), Security Services, Strategy, SAP, Internet Service Providers, Web Search Portals, and Data Processing Services, Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
Growth?whether organic or acquisitive?is challenging executives today from a strategic as well as an operational perspective. Studies estimate that 50 to 80 percent of deals fail to reach their projected results. Discover the challenges inherent in three common growth models, and find out how to implement a solid, flexible, and adaptive foundation that can support your company?s corporate growth strategies.
Related to SAP Americas: Business Process Management, Change Management, Decision Making, Enterprise Management, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Inventory Management, Management Practices, Operations Planning, Project and Process Management, Software Asset Management, Strategy, Technology Tools and Methods, SAP
In today?s economy, executives face declining revenues and tough cost-cutting decisions. However, cost reductions alone are not enough to survive, especially for midsize companies, which often lack the resources needed to sustain a market downturn. Yet midsize companies can be much more agile?if they have the right information. Discover how you can improve performance with a business intelligence (BI) solution.
Related to SAP Americas: Business Intelligence (BI), Business Performance Management (BPM), Data Management and Analysis, Information Lifecycle Management, SAP
Increasingly, companies in the aviation industry are outsourcing their maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) operations, especially for engine and component repair. However, many companies still report using custom, in-house applications instead of standard, off-the-shelf solutions. Learn how companies are balancing their outsourced and in-house MRO solutions, and discover the top three trends impacting the MRO segment.
Related to SAP Americas: Asset Management, Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS), Lean/Flow Manufacturing, Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO), Vehicle/Fleet Maintenance, SAP, Repair and Maintenance
Electronic product code information services (EPCIS) is a standard mechanism for inter-company collaboration and data sharing, which can enable health care partners to deploy solutions that meet short-term mandates driven by patient safety, as well as lay the foundation for long-term business value. Learn more about the impact of EPCIS in a study concerning data management and data sharing in the health care supply chain.
Related to SAP Americas: Business Process Collaboration, Knowledge Management and Collaboration, Product Data Management, Supply Chain Management (SCM), SAP, Health Care and Social Assistance, Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Leading life sciences companies are recognizing the need for synchronized, enterprise-wide pricing and contract management processes. An integrated solution can provide the transparency needed to satisfy auditors, balance pricing with go-to-market strategies, and support sales and finance?including accurately predicting margins. Find out about solutions that offer support for enterprise pricing and contract management.
Related to SAP Americas: Contract Management, SAP
Are you moving beyond the need to comply with legislation like the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX), to focus instead on driving sustainability and control in your processes? Do you have an initiative to support the fast close?or does your ability to complete your accounting cycles and close your books need a boost? Learn about technology and a methodology that can help you deal with the intercompany reconciliation challenge.
Related to SAP Americas: Accounting and Financial Management, Business Intelligence (BI), Business Performance Management (BPM), Compliance Management, Compliance Management/Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance, Enterprise Performance Management (EPM)/Balanced Scorecard, Payment, Clearing and Settlement Systems, Regulatory and Compliance, SAP