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Business Intelligence (BI)

Business intelligence (BI) and performance management applications enable real-time, interactive access, analysis, and manipulation of mission-critical corporate information. These applications provide users with valuable insights into key operating information to quickly identify business problems and opportunities. Users are able to access and leverage vast amounts of information to analyze relationships and understand trends that ultimately support business decisions. These tools prevent the potential loss of knowledge within the enterprise that results from massive information accumulation that is not readily accessible or in a usable form. It is an umbrella term that ties together other closely related data disciplines including data mining, statistical analysis, forecasting, and decision support. 

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How to Reduce Business Risk through Secure User Access for SAP


Unencrypted communication between users’ workstations and the backend SAP servers is a significant vulnerability to your SAP environment. This can put the confidential data inside your SAP systems and your entire business activity at risk—and have a negative impact on your customers. Find out how to reduce business risks and improve audit results through encrypted communication and two-factor user authentication for SAP.

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Cloudera and Xplain.io: Enhancing Hadoop’s Enterprise Readiness


Cloudera, a provider of enterprise analytic data management solutions, recently acquired Xplain.io, a self-service analytics provider. Get TEC BI analyst Jorge García's take on the acquisition, and how it will allow customers to run robust big data management with powerful self-service analytics.

access user profiles sap  solve the issue of access and integration with Impala, it has also taken steps in providing a mechanism for the analysis and optimization of data usage via the acquisition of Xplain.io . Cloudera expects that this acquisition will provide enough elements for optimizing data usage, thereby empowering business users to make better use of data. So, Who Is Xplain.io Anyways?  At first, Xplain.io seems to be a perfect fit, as it already has a history of working closely with Cloudera and one of its founding Read More

SAP as a Retail Market Force: More Fact Than Fiction


Can SAP, a market and technology leader in business management software, translate its success in the manufacturing industry to retail? TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic reviews the complexities of this master vertical and the steps SAP has taken to address them. The ensuing candid discussion with the SAP Retail Industry team sheds some light on SAP’s strategy with regard to the retail industry.

access user profiles sap  managers to gain rapid access to current and critical insight to determine a plan of action, whether focusing on better understanding their shoppers, managing the merchandise lifecycle, optimizing supply chain operations, ensuring a positive shopping experience, or understanding the performance of each channel. Integrated Marketing and Merchandising —SAP’s merchandise lifecycle solutions enable retailers to plan, buy, price, distribute, and sell their merchandise across multiple formats, channels, Read More

Demystifying SAP Solution Manager


Many large organizations are struggling to manage all their software systems—let alone the different software versions across departments. In his article, TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic discusses how SAP Solution Manager, a unique offering for centralized support and system management, covers all aspects of system deployment, operations, and continuous improvement, to ease customer pain with their complex IT environment.

access user profiles sap  SAP staff have direct access to Solution Manager 7 Release Notes. Thus, 100 percent of this support and reporting functionality is likely to be used. Smaller companies will most likely use the system transport function and will often neglect the documentation function (or just use it for the most basic documents, e.g., request and specification sheets). On the other hand, larger corporations, which are bound by laws and regulations (anyone heard of the US Food and Drug Administration [FDA]?) and/or have Read More

Provia Proves Its Way To Success Part Three: Competitive Strategy, Challenges, & User Recommendations


Provia's international reach, attractive products and services, and highly referenceable customer base often positions it well in the highly competitive SCE market. Provia might stand apart from its peers in the enterprise applications industry by claiming that behind every one of its installations is a satisfied client.

access user profiles sap  integration, AutoFAX integration, Internet access, accounting interface, pallet exchange, perpetual inventory, soft allocation, etc. Its relatively recently delivered products like ViaView, FourSite WMS product, designed specifically for the Third-Party Logistics (3PL) industry show that Provia is adept at leveraging its position to generate new forms of revenue. This is Part Three of a three-part note. Part One detailed recent announcements. Part Two discussed the Market Impact. Integration Partners Read More

SAP - A Humble Giant From The Reality Land? Part 5: Challenges and User Recommendations


Delivering on its enormously ambitious strategy is the challenge SAP faces.

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SAP Declares Victory Over Manugistics, Takes Aim at i2


On February 25 in Waltham, Massachusetts, SAP proclaimed itself the number two vendor of supply chain management solutions. Many in the room were openly skeptical, but does SAP have a case?

access user profiles sap  Declares Victory Over Manugistics, Takes Aim at i2 SAP Declares Victory Over Manugistics, Takes Aim at i2 S. McVey - March 15th, 2000 Event Summary On February 25, SAP AG held an analyst education day at its Waltham offices to give a progress review of its APO (Advanced Planner & Optimizer) application worldwide rollout. Joining SAP were representatives from two members of its client base, Dow Corning and Colgate-Palmolive. Their overviews highlighted ongoing R/3 and APO implementations and focused on Read More

SAP Jam


SAP Jam brings together several types of social collaboration including social networking, collaboration with external participants (customers, recruits, partners, vendors, suppliers), structured collaboration for problem solving (business tools to strategize, rank items, enabling groups to weigh in on options, etc.), and business process integration. This combination of features enables businesses to seamlessly bring social into any process: social learning, social opportunity management, collaborative customer engagement, etc.

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User-Focused Design Principles Shape the Customer Experience


Welcome to the customer experience. We all have them. Some are good, others bad. A variety of factors - the user interface (UI), customer support, marketing messages, etc. - shape these experiences. All of these things collectively create our view of a product, service or provider.

access user profiles sap  Focused Design Principles Shape the Customer Experience Introduction Ever have one of those days? You just finished entering three days worth of data into your new information system. You know, the one that took your company a year to select and two more years to implement. The one that promised to streamline and transform your key business processes. The one you had to have. Now here you are. You have finished keying in data. It wasn''t easy or fun, but at least you''re done. You are ready for the goo Read More

SAP Ushers In Simple Finance on HANA Enterprise Cloud


At its SAPPHIRE NOW 2014 mega conference, SAP declared war on complexity, in many ways. One example is the introduction of SAP Simple Finance, a set of solutions rewritten for simplicity within global finance departments.

access user profiles sap  finance users with self-service access to all information should allow instant insight-to-action ability.   Existing SAP ERP customers can move to SAP Simple Finance by transferring their current financial management software assets to SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud (a.k.a. HEC in SAP’s vernacular). In addition, this set of simplified finance solutions can be connected to the portfolio of public cloud applications from SAP for key lines of business such as human resources (HR), procurement, sales, service, Read More

SAP and HP on the Web Together


SAP AG and Hewlett-Packard have aligned their internet and e-services strategy.

access user profiles sap  and HP on the Web Together Event Summary Hewlett-Packard has announced it is using mySAP.com as a key component for its world-wide internal operations. mySAP.com is an Internet portal which connects thousands of SAP customers to each other. HP''s implementation, will allow the development of a common backbone linking employees, customers and partners. The announcement builds on a 10-year HP and SAP relationship that has led to 6,000 installations of SAP R/3 on HP systems and more than 100 businesses Read More

SAP - A Humble Giant From The Reality Land? Part 1: Alliances


During its international e-business conference, SAPPHIRE, SAP displayed a bullish attitude, contradicting the current market malaise. Expanding outside its traditional ERP stronghold into five attractive technology areas, as well as the realization that no vendor can be ‘all things to all people’ might be the necessary ingredients of the formula for future SAP success.

access user profiles sap  providing customers with shared access from their desktops to a wide array of applications and information across all industries. In turn, SAPMarkets, Inc. ,another subsidiary of SAP AG, is licensing WebSphere for projects and development in helping businesses harness the Internet. IBM has more than 5,000 consultants helping more than 1,900 companies across the world in their SAP projects, which are among the leading partner-driven sources of business for IBM. In recognizing the further growth in demand Read More

SAP - A Humble Giant From The Reality Land? Part 2: Expanding Functionality


During its international e-business conference, SAPPHIRE, SAP displayed a bullish attitude, contradicting the current market malaise. SAP touts a multi-pronged answer to prevailing heterogeneous IT environments. The company is staking its future on five pillars - exchanges, portals and the three extended-ERP applications: customer relationship management (CRM), supply chain management (SCM), and product life-cycle management (PLM).

access user profiles sap  partners to have instant access to all of the information, applications and services needed to perform their jobs in a sensible manner. Ensuring data consistency through Product Data Replication is an additional product enhancement of mySAP PLM. This capability enables the controlled distribution of product information from a central mySAP PLM system into operational systems. New Audit Management processes support quality audits performed throughout the life span of a project or product development, Read More

The "S" in SAP Doesn't Stand for Security (that goes for PeopleSoft too)


During the course of product evaluations for a customer, the Technology Evaluation Center has uncovered a potential security hole in SAP R/3's three-tier architecture. SAP has revealed that they expect the database or third party products to handle security between the application server and the database server. If the client does not take these extra measures, the master password for the SAP database instance travels over the network in the clear, and can be captured. PeopleSoft has the same issue.

access user profiles sap  S in SAP Doesn''t Stand for Security (that goes for PeopleSoft too) Event Summary During the course of product evaluations for a customer, the Technology Evaluation Center has uncovered a potential security hole in SAP R/3''s three-tier architecture. SAP has revealed that it expects the database or third party products to handle security between the application server and the database server. If the client does not take these extra measures, the master password for the SAP database instance travels Read More