SAP

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  • Podcasts // Mar 2012

    CSC Customer Video

    How is CSC supporting sales reps with anytime, any device access to key data and workflow approvals? With SAP mobile software. See how this IT solution provider is developing a largely mobile workforce, making decisions in real-time, and ensuring the right people are assigned to the right opportunities.

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    CPO Rising 2011 -- Innovative Ideas for the Decade Ahead (Ardent Partners Report Sponsored by SAP)

    This independent research report presents a comprehensive, industry-wide view into what is happening in the world of procurement today. By drawing on the experience, performance and perspective of nearly 250 Chief Procurement Officers and other Procurement executives the report explores; The state of the CPO, The State of Procurement, Procurement...

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  • Webcasts // Mar 2012

    CPO Rising 2011 - The State of Spend Analysis (Ardent Partners Research Report Sponsored by SAP)

    In this article, industry analyst Andrew Bartolini discusses the importance of visibility in bringing more spend under management, the types of outcomes one can expect from a strong spend analysis program, and an SAP Business Objects Spend Performance Management customer case study. (Ardent Partners, 2011) - The key idea is...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Enabling Mobility for Healthcare Professionals

    Mobile technologies promise to transform healthcare organizations by bringing information to the point of care. But how can you bypass the hype and create a mobile healthcare environment that empowers clinicians to improve workflow, patient interaction, and care delivery efficiency? This paper explores challenges, best practices, and relevant technologies needed...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    End of Life Reporting and Beyond - A challenge that keeps on growing

    This paper provides an overview of key global trends and regulations relating to packaging, electrical and electronic equipment and batteries. It lays out the challenges of compliance and consequences of non-compliance, and warns that the approach many companies are taking today will not scale with the rapid growth and increased...

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  • Podcasts // Mar 2012

    Pro actively Manage Energy Consumption - Don't Just Report on It

    SAP's energy analysis solution provides real-time, actionable energy information on usage and resulting costs that can be used for identifying energy reduction opportunities to lower energy costs and decrease environmental impact. One of the first SAP customers to implement our SAP solutions saved $120 million in the first year across...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Expanding BIs Role by Including Predictive Analytics

    In today's economic downturn, organizations are looking for ways to improve the way they do business to keep ahead of the competition and improve revenue. Increasingly, organizations are finding that the benefits of BI can be complemented when combined with predictive analysis. Specifically, more insight can be gained, and even...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Extended Warehouse Management with SAP SCM

    Learn how SAP SCM functionality has been extended to provide broader warehouse management support via SAP Extended Warehouse Management (SAP EWM). Designed to work in high-volume warehouses, SAP EWM provides flexible, automated support for processing goods movements and managing stock in warehouse facilities.

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Faster, Higher, Stronger: In-Memory Computing Disruption and What SAP HANA Means for Your Organization

    Read this IDC Whitepaper and learn how in-memory technology for enterprises in private and public sectors will enable organizations to advance to higher levels of competitiveness by fostering innovation, reducing IT compromises, and enabling access to information by the right people at the right time.

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Forrester White Paper: CRM Solutions For The Finance And Insurance Industries

    Read this Forrester Analyst report Forrester that reviewed 24 CRM suite solutions. Focusing on strengths and weaknesses to support key cross-functional processes in the finance and insurance industries, SAP is shown as the best provider.

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Key Strategies for Deploying Enterprise Mobility Applications

    Explore this topic to decide which applications to prioritize for mobilization, what architecture you need in place to support your applications strategy, how to make sure the benefits outweigh the costs in your implementation, 5 key principles underlying application mobilization success, and a step-by-step guide for CIOs on how and...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    How are you elevating Procurement's role in your enterprise? The tools and techniques to help you make the leap

    New innovations are changing the role procurement plays within the enterprise. SAP's Chris Salis, Global Vice President of Procurement Solutions, and Emily Rakowski, Senior Director and Head of Procurement Solutions Marketing discuss how SAP Procurement Solutions deliver a technology platform that empower procurement organizations with strategic differentiation and innovation.

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Keeping Up with the Mobile Consumer

    In RSR's collective years in the retail industry they have rarely seen a technology act as such a galvanizing force on the retail industry - and in a positive way - than consumer mobile. It is a sea-change in how consumers engage with retailers, for the first time truly bringing...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Magic Quadrant for International Retail Core Banking

    Read this Gartner report that provides an analysis on the evolving retail core banking software market where Gartner rates SAP as a leader in this field. (Gartner, 2010)

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Harvard Business Review Article: Mastering the Management System

    Companies have always found it hard to balance pressing operational concerns with long-term strategic priorities. The tension is critical: World-class processes won't lead to success without the right strategic direction, and the best strategy in the world will get nowhere without strong operations to execute it. In this article, Kaplan,...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Retail Week on Promotion

    Consumers usually find they are offered special prices or promotions depending on their relationship with a company for certain purchases, such as renewing a mobile phone contract or insurance. But until now, retailers tend to offer the same price and promotions to all. With the increasing sophistication that multichannel brings,...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Ardent Partners CPO Rising 2011 - Performance, Risk and Information - The State of Supplier Management

    Read this report from procurement analyst firm Ardent Partners to learn the nuances of supplier Information Management, supplier performance management, and supplier risk management. Hear how each of these supplier management principles play a key role in mitigating risk and getting the most out of your supply base.

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Prepare for the Quantum Leap in Real-Time Analytics: How In-Memory Analytics is going to change everything about your enterprise

    This paper describes how the game-changing increases in computing speed provided by in-memory analytics allows organizations to analyze massive data sets in real-time, fundamentally changing how business leaders will view their processes, decisions, and business models.

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Procurement Lessons Learned from the Economic Downturn (SAP Insider Article)

    There are few positives to an economic recession. But one silver lining lies in the lessons learned from those companies that survive despite such challenging business conditions. These lessons are especially helpful to procurement depart?ments, whose budgets are often constrained even when the economy is not in turmoil. So, how...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Procurement Solutions from SAP: Enabling Excellence for Procurement Organizations

    Learn how you can drive efficiencies and infuse best practices across the entire procurement lifecycle with SAP solutions that span spend analysis, sourcing, contract management, operational procurement, invoice management, and supplier management. This brochure outlines SAP's comprehensive portfolio of procurement solutions, and describes how your organization can leverage SAP solutions...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Real-Time Business: Playing to win in the new Global marketplace (Asia-Pacific)

    To stay ahead of the competition in a global marketplace, firms are increasingly speeding up operations, in many cases adopting real-time systems and tools to allow for instant decision-making and faster business cycles. According to a new report from Oxford Economics and SAP, Real-time business: Changing the game in the...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Real-Time Business: Playing to win in the new Global marketplace (Europe)

    To stay ahead of the competition in a global marketplace, firms are increasingly speeding up operations, in many cases adopting real-time systems and tools to allow for instant decision-making and faster business cycles. According to a new report from Oxford Economics and SAP, Real-time business: Changing the game in the...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Reverse Auction Best Practices (SAP Thought Leadership Paper)

    Reverse auctions are a key tool that sourcing organizations can use to bring about huge success if executed along with a well-defined sourcing process. Careful thought and planning must precede an auction event in order to achieve double-digit price compression

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Choose the Procurement Software Licensing and Deployment Model That's Right for You

    Due to funding constraints, fast-paced business environments, and the ever-evolving procurement landscape, a one-size-fits-all approach to deploying and managing best-in-class procurement solutions no longer meets the market's needs. Read this article to understand the business and technology factors that you should weigh when considering procurement solutions, and learn about the...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    S&OP Best Practices for Better Business Agility

    Sales and operations planning (S&OP) remains an area of particular interest to manufacturers. It was the highest-prioritized application area in the IDC vertical markets' IT survey. Read Simon Ellis', practice director for supply chain strategies at IDC Manufacturing Insights, view on the topic.

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    The Informed Manufacturer - A Comical look at best practices

    Access our comic book package and exclusive report for the manufacturing strategies you need. The MPI Group: The Informed Manufacturer - Tips, Tricks and Tactics for Discrete Manufacturers Comic Strip: Overcoming Obstacles to Growth Comic Strip: Managing for Manufacturing Efficiency Comic Strip: Enabling Visibility and...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    SAP HANA Appliance Software: Innovation Through Partnership with HP

    SAP HANA? appliance software is a flexible, multipurpose, data-source-agnostic, in-memory appliance that combines SAP? software components optimized on hardware provided and delivered by SAP's leading hardware partners.

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    SAP HANA Demystified, an Overview of SAP's Game-Changing In-Memory Technology

    It's both ironic and unfortunate: Across organizations, decision makers are swimming in information, yet they still struggle to really "know" their business. They cannot access relevant data easily, navigate it quickly, organize it meaningfully, or make decisions with any degree of certainty. At SAP, we believe business analytics should enable...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Managing Information in the Enterprise: Perspectives for Business Leaders

    This Forbes Insight Paper shows how senior executives view the state of information management in their companies; the trend towards an EIM strategy as a competitive differentiator and areas of opportunity to get started.

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    SAP to extend the Power of Visualization

    "It was a smart move of SAP to incorporate the mastermind of visualization techniques, Right Hemisphere, in September this year." Some background thoughts and comments of Michael Lynch, CEO of Right Hemisphere, on the deal.

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Six Steps to Sourcing Excellence

    Achieving excellence in strategic sourcing requires companies to consolidate spend for better visibility and to drive savings to the bottom line. Read this article to learn the six key steps to achieving sourcing excellence: executive sponsorship, key stakeholder collaboration, process automation, access to key data, tight spending controls and policies.

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Solution Brief: SAP for Banking: Innovations to Help Banks Run Better

    Advanced Solutions, Technology, and Delivery Boost Responsiveness While Lowering Risk and Cost.

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Spend Performance Management Solution Brief (SAP Solution Brief)

    How do you effectively rationalize your company's supply base to generate visible savings and limit the introduction of risk while meeting the needs of your stakeholders? As executives prepare for growth in a recovering economy, their top initiatives include reducing spend, increasing cost savings, and managing supplier risk. To accomplish...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Mobile Is The New Face Of Engagement

    Mobile is not simply another device for IT to support with a shrunken Website or a screen-scraped SAP application. Rather, mobile manifests a broader shift to new engagement systems. CIOs must plan now for them and empower customers, partners, and employees with context-aware apps and smart products.

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  • Videos // Mar 2012

    Givaudan: Customer Testimonial Video

    Givaudan CIO, Adrien Gonckel, speaks about how the company benefits from SAP software for product safety and regulatory content management.

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  • eBooks // Mar 2012

    Customer Testimonial eBook: Run Better with SAP In-Memory Appliance

    SAP HANA is at the heart of SAP's renewal and is core to everything we are working on. It is a foundation to deliver real-time analytics and amazing new business applications, while dramatically simplifying our customers' IT landscapes. In these videos, customers describe, in their own words, the business impact...

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  • Webcasts // Mar 2012

    In-Memory Computing: Realized Business Benefits and The Road Ahead

    These days, all organizations are looking for business benefits from their IT departments and their CIOs. In-Memory Computing, the processing of massive quantities of real time data in the main memory of a server, delivers immediate results from analyses and transactions; and provides companies with tangible business benefits.

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  • Webcasts // Mar 2012

    Survive and Thrive by Managing Information as a Strategic Asset

    Transform your business perspective by transforming the way you manage your enterprise data. Treating information as a strategic asset instead of a liability is essential?especially in an economy where a minimum degree of competitive advantage generates maximum impact.

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  • eBooks // Mar 2012

    High Performance Organizations: Empower Employees with Real-Time Analytics

    This eBook identifies the high-level business pressures driving organizations to deliver real-time Business Intelligence to frontline employees,?examines what is driving these changes, and how they are empowering their employees. It also articulates the need for real-time mobile BI as differentiated by business roles: Executive Management, Field Sales, and Operations.

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Energy Intelligence Driving Optimization with Visibility

    Aberdeen research report on how best in class companies utilize and leverage energy management technology while out performing their peers.

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2012

    Colgate-Palmolive: Accelerating Business

    Find out how this New York-based multinational corporation is running sales profitability and analysis reports with remarkable speed - and drastically reducing process times - with SAP HANA appliance software. Colgate-Palmolive CIO Tom Greene explains.

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  • Presentations // Sep 2012

    Starting an SAP HANA Platform Implementation

    Join the SAP business analytics services team and our customers to get an overview of the latest and greatest in the world of the SAP HANA platform. Learn how SAP HANA has already helped numerous customers.

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  • Podcasts // Sep 2012

    El Machetazo: Customer Testimonial Video

    Hear how El Machetazo runs SAP ERP on the ASE database from Sybase. With ASE, moving 280,000 stock-keeping units (SKUs) on the server takes four hours instead of four days.

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2012

    New Data Management for SaaS Application Development

    Listen to this webcast for an overview of SAP Sybase SQL Anywhere, on-demand edition, the new cloud data management technology for ISVs. Learn how this new offering provides ISVs with data flexibility, security, and manageability to meet the needs of their customers for a software-as-a-service model. In this webcast,...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    Combined Competencies Mean Superior Results

    Why SAP Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise Is the Preferred Database Technology for SAP Business Suite.

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  • Podcasts // Sep 2012

    A Big Data Platform for Real-Time Business: How Customers Use SAP HANA

    Session Speaker, Vincent Kellen, CIO, University of Kentucky Session Speaker, Steve Teichman, Dir, BI, Medtronic Inc. Session Speaker, Chris Dinkel, IT Leader, EAG, Deloitte Services LLP Session Speaker, Cynthia Strickland, Dir, Architecture Standards and Metrics, McKesson Corp. Attend this session to learn how the SAP HANA platform helps you churn...

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2012

    Flexible Data Management in the Cloud: SAP Sybase SQL Anywhere, on-demand edition

    This white paper from IDC Research considers the challenges involved in choosing and deploying a DBMS in the cloud. It reviews the requirements of cloud computing and the challenges involved in fully exploiting the cloud environment, challenges that most conventional RDBMS products do not address. The paper, available to...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    Database Solutions for Remote Office, Embedded, and Mobile Environments

    Businesses looking for new ways to fuel competitive advantage and growth increasingly see critical business processes happen on the front lines where: Sales staff meet clients Customers purchase merchandise and receive service Goods are shipped and delivered Products are manufactured Field workers collect samples...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    Insights on how ISVs can benefit from SAP Sybase SQL Anywhere, on-demand edition (451 Research)

    This analyst video provides insight to why ISVs should move to the cloud and how SAP Sybase SQL Anywhere, on-demand edition addresses the data requirements of a SaaS application. Find out the answers to: Why ISVs should move to the Cloud What the challenges of moving to...

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2012

    Webinar: The Future is Now - Key Steps to a Game-Changing Data Management Strategy

    We live and work in a rapidly transforming world, where the pace of change is every increasing. Also ever-increasing is our need to manage data - not just large amounts of data, but an epic flood of data - what we're now calling "Big Data". It's no longer enough...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Embedding BI in Enterprise Applications

    It's becoming increasingly difficult for companies to manage the sheer volume of data but many business intelligence solutions are too costly and require a steep learning curve. Read this Aberdeen report to learn why many companies are choosing and succeeding by embedding BI into existing software applications. Download this report...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Big Data: Trends, Strategies, and SAP Technology

    The intelligent economy has arrived. The convergence of intelligent devices, social networking, pervasive broadband communications, and analytics is redefining relationships among producers, distributors, and consumers of goods and services. The growth in volume, variety, and velocity of data has created new challenges and opportunities.

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  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Taking Innovation from a Buzzword to a Business Standard

    Find out how service offerings from SAP can help organizations recapture the true meaning of innovation and make it a part of every business process. (SAPinsider, 2012)

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  • White Papers // Nov 2012

    The Future is Now: Key Steps to a Game-Changing Data Management Strategy

    We live and work in a rapidly transforming world, where the pace of change is ever increasing, along with our need to manage data. It's not just large amounts of data, but an epic flood of data - what we're now calling "Big Data". Today's data is generated by...

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  • Webcasts // Dec 2012

    Bank of America Presents Why 10.0 is a Better GRC Score for Your Business

    Hear how Bank of America is raising its GRC Score with SAP BusinessObjects 10.0 from Joseph Canady, Vice President of SAP Governance Risk & Compliance Global Finance Operations - Bank of America.

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  • Webcasts // Mar 2013

    On-demand Webcast: Data go vroom! How to keep up with the volume, velocity, and variety of big data in real-time

    In today’s world, you have to move fast to survive. No longer can companies afford the luxury of moving slowly, taking weeks or months to make decisions, plodding along as if no competitors stand a chance of getting in their way. Today, the slow organization has an easy-to-hit target painted...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    How Mobility Is Changing the World - A report by Harvard Business Review

    A New World of Mobility and Insight. Never before in the history of technology has there been such strong development in three key areas: the power of devices, the plethora of back-end information, and the ability to integrate multiple sources of the latter to display on the former. As a...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    How Mobility Is Transforming Industries - A report by Harvard Business Review

    Utilities, health care, financial services, retailers and other leading adopters are reworking their mobile strategies to take advantage of the latest technologies. Discover how these companies in leading industries are capitalizing on mobile technology to provide greater competitive advantage sooner rather than later. It is more than the ability...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Strategic Value with Trade Promotion Management

    Read the story about a consumer products firm that, shifting strategy from a salon-only brand to a high-end consumer brand, suddenly had to execute trade promotions. After a false start, sales and marketing executives recognized that a fragmented approach would not do the trick and opted for a comprehensive solution.

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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    The Collaboration Advantage: Customer-focused partnerships in a global market - CMO

    Read this white paper, which reviews the results of a survey on the topic of global partnerships and collaboration. Two-thirds of survey respondents say that in future they will place greater emphasis on developing personal relationships and setting expectations with business partners.

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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    The Forrester Wave: CRM Suites For Large Organizations, Q2 2010

    Forrester evaluated 18 leading customer relationship management (CRM) suite solutions against 516 criteria reflecting the requirements of large organizations. We found that heavyweight Leaders Oracle, Siebel, and SAP still offer the most complete solutions, with better usability and improved total cost of ownership (TCO) to persuade customers to upgrade. Other...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    SAP: Powering Marketing Success

    Discover how the SAP Customer Relationship Management (SAP CRM) application can help marketing organizations make a greater contribution to corporate revenue with fewer marketing resources, acquire and retain more profitable customers, and maximize organizational efficiency for greater marketing success.

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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    How Web 2.0 is Tranforming CRM

    How can you deliver a positive customer experience across touch points - and empower the customer to control the interaction - will improve customer satisfaction and gain a competitive edge? SAP Business Communications Management (BCM) technology streamlines such interactions by giving a company's customer-facing employees access to comprehensive communications tools...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    SAP runs SAP CRM for Sales Management - Business Transformation Story

    Find out how SAP achieved better transparency of customer relationships when it upgraded to the latest release of SAP Customer Relationship Management (SAP CRM). SAP CRM 7.0 supports SAP in optimizing sales processes, enabling the sales force to collaborate more effectively and build stronger customer relationships.

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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    SAP runs SAP CRM for Marketing Management - Business Transformation Story

    Discover how SAP transformed the way marketing and sales teams collaborate when it upgraded to the latest release of SAP Customer Relationship Management, which supports employees with greater transparency and support for collaborative tasks, enabling SAP to realize greater value from a more effective sales process.

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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Delivering Efficient After-Sales Service in IM&C Companies

    Discover how software from SAP and our partners can help your IM&C company to maximize profitability and revenue, improve customer service, and reduce costs. Learn how to streamline and align all service operations. Discover how software from SAP supports end-to-end customer service processes.

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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    How to Deliver a Great Customer Experience and Lower Costs - Achieving Interaction Excellence Across Multiple Touch Points - CMO

    With budgets tightening and consumer spending on the decline, winning new customers and ? more importantly ? keeping existing customers has become incredibly difficult. Focusing on product and price is no longer enough to gain a competitive edge. Organizations need to deliver a superior customer experience, one that's consistent across...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    SAP Customers Support Sales Effective Processes

    In a number of recent Aberdeen research studies focused on sales effectiveness, the importance of providing both sales and corporate leaders with real-time customizable intelligence about their business has repeatedly proven to be a Best-in-Class attribute. Combining a number of contemporary technology tools with strong analytical capabilities helps these top...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Building SAP® Software into Acute Care Analytics

    Find out how Picis improved efficiency and quality in high-acuity care (HAC) by embedding SAP BusinessObjects BI solutions into its offerings. Picis can now deliver completely integrated solutions within hours, offering hospitals analysis software that plugs directly into deployed HAC applications.

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Equip Teachers to Customize each Student's Education

    Find out how Versifit uses SAP BusinessObjects software to enable school systems to customize and optimize each student's learning experience, in the four years since offering the solution, the company quadrupled its annual revenues.

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  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    The State Of SMB Software And Emerging Trends: 2010

    This document provides highlights of an extensive data set collected across North American and European small and medium-size businesses (SMBs) via our Enterprise And SMB Software Survey, North America And Europe, Q4 2009. Hot software topics covered include cloud computing, packaged applications, information and knowledge management (I&KM), Web 2.0, as...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    The Ten "How" Factors That Can Affect ERP TCO

    Organization tend to focus on the "what" - that is the vendor or the product when determining the total cost of ownership (TCO). However, its often the "how" - that is, deployment aspects - of ERP that has a greater impact on determining TCO for a given organization. This paper...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    ERP for Small and Mid-sized Companies: Time for a decision

    You are reading this because you have decided that it is time to reconsider the software used to manage your business. If your firm is like most, you have acquired a series of applications over the years to run different aspects of the business. You have invested valuable time and...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    How Best-in-Class Plan, Budget and Forecast in Today's Dynamic World

    At the start of 2010, prospects for the global economy remain precarious. But highly effective financial planning, budgeting, and forecasting can successfully enable decision making even in periods of unprecedented change. Dynamic financial planning enabled through five key elements - process, organization, knowledge management, technology, and performance management - can...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    IT Operational Excellence- Best Practices for Optimizing Performance

    Prior Aberdeen research has shown that the typical company with 1 billion dollars in annual revenue loses over $140,000 per minute of unplanned company downtime. Depending on the industry, season, compliance concerns, and business model, this loss can potentially multiply by orders of magnitude, making it even more vital that...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Achieving Operational Efficiency

    Discover how mid size companies can benefit from the SAP Business All-in-One solution, which has deep, industry-specific functionalities that can be adapted to meet your unique and changing business needs in an affordable, predictable way. Respond more quickly to changes in the marketplace and effectively control costs.

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  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Reducing Costs with Efficient Operations: A Fast Track to More Working Capital

    Consider how you can gain control of cost structures by taking systematic steps to improve operational efficiency. By using efficient, automated processes, you can reduce waste, unnecessary overtime, and other cost factors. Integrated business software systems put this efficiency overhaul within reach, quickly, and affordably.

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  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    SaaS Realities: Business Benefits for Small and Midsized Business

    Consider the business advantages of moving to Software as a Service (SaaS) and the key reasons for moving to a simplified IT structure.

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  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Saugatuck Technology: ERP for Small and Mid-sized Companies: Time for a Decision

    Small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) often reach the point where their executives are considering, or should make, a significant change and/or investment in business management IT. What used to be ruled out as an option for these types of organizations, but now needs to be strongly considered, is ERP. Today,...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Three Truths to Guide SMBs Toward Capitalizing on the Economic Turnaround

    Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) around the world are facing a competitive environment more intense than ever. Changes in the economic environment that began in 2008 (and earlier in some places) have altered business fundamentals forever. Larger competitors are increasingly interested in capturing the customers that SMBs previously were able...

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