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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.

manage user access sap  Local User Access , Manage User Access , Executive Summary Unencrypted communication between users'' workstations and the backend SAP servers is a significant vulnerability to your SAP environment. This can put the availability of your SAP environment, the confidential data inside your SAP systems, and your entire business activity at risk. It can have a negative impact on your customers. And it also exposes your company and its management to potential compliance issues with regulations and data privacy Read More

SAP Bolsters NetWeaver's MDM Capabilities Part Two: xCat and SAP MDM


SAP purports that SAP MDM also lays the foundation for efficient and accurate exchange of cross-business information. Consumer products companies, for instance, can exchange timely product information with retail distributors, avoid costly inaccuracies, enhance merchandizing, and improve supply chain operations.

manage user access sap  requires a system to manage and automate those relationships. Thus, xCat uses SQL-based database—either Microsoft SQL Server , IBM DB2 or Oracle —only as a container to store the product information, but then xCat completely bypasses SQL for almost all access to the data—searching, sorting, querying, limiting, masking—and thus avoids the four dirty words of SQL: no cursors, no temporary files, no joins, and no views. Cross-media publishing (web and paper or CD ROM print). The appropriate PCM Read More

Thou Shalt Manage Human Capital Better


Although the human resources department has long been seen as a necessary evil at best, the scope of human resources management systems (HRMS) has been extended to include recruiting, competency management, training, time management, performance management, and so forth.

manage user access sap  are not prepared to manage these new generations of talent. As the economy begins to warm up and the demographic shifts continue with the retirement of the baby boomer generation, look for even more emphasis on improving workforce management practices. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts a shortage of 10 million skilled workers by 2010. In order to stay competitive amid such a demographic bomb, companies will have to change their hiring, retention, and workforce management strategies to maintain Read More

SAP NetWeaver Background, Direction, and User Recommendations


SAP is using NetWeaver to reach to the shop floor by aggregating and presenting information to users, thus empowering them to improve manufacturing performance. It is also addressing concerns about the lack of standards for interoperability between various systems.

manage user access sap  users, empowering them to manage and improve manufacturing performance. For more information, see Enterprise Resource Planning Giants Eye the Shop Floor . When it comes to SAP''s leverage of ISA-95, the standard-based mappings are all going to be built into SAP NetWeaver''s Exchange Infrastructure ( XI ) component (i.e., the XI Business Package that will be available as part of SAP xApp Manufacturing Integration and Intelligence [SAP xMII] ), and there are going to be some rules (e.g., when do the messages 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.

manage user access sap  some astute toolset to manage them all. This is the reason why SAP had to invent Solution Manager. Prior to SolMan, this kind of administration was done manually (on paper) or with the help of Microsoft Excel , which was both cumbersome and error-prone (imagine what would happen if someone were to record some wrong info or worse yet, delete something critically important).  Needless to say, every company had its own system of administration, and as SAP grew, as did the number of users within these Read More

SAP HANA


SAP HANA is a game-changing, real-time platform for analytics and applications. While simplifying the IT stack, it provides powerful features like: significant processing speed, the ability to handle big data, predictive capabilities and text mining capabilities.

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SAP Unveils Assortment Planning at NRF 2015


At the recent NRF 2015 conference, SAP announced plans to launch the SAP Assortment Planning for Retail application. The new application will leverage SAP HANA as well the new SAP Fiori user experience. The upcoming release will likely provide fierce competition to SAS, Teradata, Galleria, JustEnough Software, JDA Software, and others that have traditionally served SAP customers with their assortment planning leads.

manage user access sap  Unveils Assortment Planning at NRF 2015 At the recent NRF 2015 conference, SAP announced plans to launch the SAP Assortment Planning for Retail application to help retailers meet the challenge of offering compelling product assortments to keep consumers engaged. Limited by financial and space constraints, and having to take into account frequent changes in the marketplace, retailers must decide the right product assortment for a given period of time for each location, a challenging task that combines Read More

Is SAP Stumbling? Perhaps.


Business applications market leader SAP reported a 43% drop in net income for its first quarter ended March 31, despite a 10% increase in revenue. In a separate announcement, SAP also said that Kevin McKay, head of SAP's U.S. operations, has resigned for personal reasons.

manage user access sap  in the customer relationship management (CRM) market is taking its toll. It is also feeling additional pressure from direct competitors Oracle and PeopleSoft, who have been touting their extended ERP products that are allegedly integrated with their core ERP systems. SAP America has also experienced a massive exodus of key personnel. It lost more then 300 staff members in the past year, including top executives, to companies like Siebel and Oracle, primarily due to its tardiness in granting stock Read More

SAP Industry Solutions for Mid-market Companies


For over a decade, SAP has offered industry-specific applications, starting with oil and gas and utilities solutions. Media, insurance, chemicals, banking, and public sector offerings have followed, highlighting SAP's lesser-known side as a market-oriented provider of industry-tailored solutions.

manage user access sap  midsized pharmaceutical companies to manage industry-specific processes such as the manufacturing of bulk drugs, generics, and formulations; loan licensing; customer material tracking; planning and costing; and active-ingredient material quantity calculations. The KBMS solution targets midsized food and beverage manufacturers. This company''s extensive operational experience in the food industry joins meaningful SAP expertise within this sector. KBMS offers preconfigured solutions, along with a series of Read More

Projected Cost Analysis of SAP HANA


In September 2013, SAP commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a cost-based analysis to examine the potential cost savings and reduction in total cost of ownership (TCO) that enterprises may realize by deploying HANA. This report provides a framework for users to evaluate the potential financial impact of HANA on their organizations.

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SAP Thrives On Competitors' Plight, In Part


SAP announced upbeat results for Q2 2001 and reconfirmed the positive outlook for the rest of the year amid the bloodbath of many of its competitors. However, negative license revenue growth in the US, a likely cascading economic slowdown from the US to other markets, and net profit restatement owing to the investment in money burning Commerce One, may give rise to a careful scrutiny and moderate caution.

manage user access sap  Thrives On Competitors'' Plight, In Part SAP SAP Thrives On Competitors'' Plight, In Part P.J. Jakovljevic - August 17, 2001 Event Summary SAP AG (NYSE: SAP), the leading provider of business software solutions, announced strong sales and profit performance for the second quarter ended June 30, 2001. In Q2 2001, revenues increased 24% over the same period last year from EUR 1.5 billion to EUR 1.85 billion (See Figure 1). Net income in the quarter grew up 78% to EUR 424 million compared to EUR 246 million Read More

SAP Remains Solid While Transitioning


On July 20, SAP AG, the leading provider of enterprise business software applications, announced its results for the quarter ended June 30, 2000. Despite an 18% decrease of net income, a notable increase of license revenue in all markets worldwide was encouraging.

manage user access sap  down its neck, the management should nevertheless be pleased with the revival of license revenue and reinvigorated success in The North American and Asia-Pacific markets. Despite its huge customer base and mind share created throughout the 1990s, SAP has had notable challenges over the past two years. The company belatedly recognizing its US image problem of not being flexible enough, eventually resorted to an internal restructuring and an external image renovation. While SAP has so far struggled in its Read More

Will SAP HANA’s Big Data Usher SAP into the Intelligent BPM Elite?


SAP recently announced a new intelligent business operations bundle that aims to help organizations infuse big data insights in real time into their processes to work smarter and improve responsiveness to threats and opportunities.

manage user access sap  NetWeaver and SAP Solution Manager . But now with the advent of SAP HANA, PowerDesigner is SAP''s strategic modeling tool of choice, supporting business process modeling fully with BPMN 2.x support, data modeling, and enterprise architecture capabilities. PowerDesigner is now freely available to educational institutions through SAP University Alliances .   For existing customers of SAP who purchased ARIS through SAP, there is a policy in place to enable them to convert their investments in software Read More

SAP Business Suite on HANA: See What You’re Missing


TEC senior ERP analyst Ted Rohm takes a close look at SAP Business Suite on HANA one year after its debut. His report delves into the improvements SAP has been able to achieve by taking advantage of the HANA platform, and explores why SAP ERP powered by HANA is picking up so much momentum.

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