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  • Case Studies // Feb 2009

    Incore Bank: Better, Faster, More Efficient Financial Accounting

    When it comes to accounting and reporting, there is no room for mistakes: figures on financial statements must be accurate. That's why Switzerland-based banking services provider InCore Bank AG decided to implement a state-of-the-art solution to support financial accounting. The aim of InCore Bank AG is to eliminate errors and...

    Provided By SAP

  • Case Studies // Aug 2009

    Dolphin Corporation: QVC Customer Success Story - Best Practices Accounts Payable Automation and Workflow

    QVC is one of the largest multi-media and on-line retailers in the world with television, retail stores and outlets as well as the Internet as their marketplace. QVC, Inc. wanted to include the SAP Apparel and Footwear (AFS) module and wanting to auto-post; workflow had to be within SAP; the...

    Provided By SAP

  • Case Studies // Feb 2009

    Test Management From SAP Consulting Organization Key to Success of ERP Upgrade

    S?dwestfalen Energie und Wasser AG (SEWAG) uses the SAP ERP application to meet the requirements of the Federal German Network Agency arising out of the liberalization of the energy market. To help ensure that its upgrade to SAP ERP went smoothly, the company used the test functions provided by the...

    Provided By SAP

  • Case Studies // Dec 2008

    Utility Uses SAP Asset and Work Management to Drive Costs From Gas Distribution Network

    Northern Gas Networks Ltd. bought part of the United Kingdom's gas distribution network from National Grid plc. Northern Gas Networks wanted to install business software system within 18 months and replace aging systems to avoid additional costs. The company did it with time to spare, by deploying SAP. Northern Gas...

    Provided By SAP

  • Case Studies // Apr 2010

    Improving Demand Management Processes With SAP SCM

    Austria - based Borealis AG, a leading provider of plastic resins and compounds with more than 40 years of experience in making polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP). They wanted short-term view of demand, resulting in daily changes in plans and high stress for employees also theirs Limited data integration and...

    Provided By SAP

  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    KPN Monitors Service Quality With SAP BusinessObjects XI Solutions

    With 2007 revenues of ?3.6 billion, Royal KPN N.V. is the leading telecommunications and Information Communication Technology (ICT) service provider in the Netherlands, serving more than 35 million customers in the Netherlands, Germany, and Belgium. KPN wanted to provide service to more than 35 million international customers also they wanted...

    Provided By SAP

  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    Brewing a Rewarding Customer Rebate Program

    Anheuser-Busch InBev NV (AB InBev), one of the world's top five consumer products companies, manages a portfolio of over 200 beer brands. To enhance its relationships with distributors and high-volume buyers, the firm optimized the execution of its customer rebate program by deploying the SAP Incentive Administration application by Vistex....

    Provided By SAP

  • Case Studies // May 2010

    SAP BusinessObjects Solution Helps High-Tech Company Negotiate Complex Regulations

    Technology firms like 3Com Corporation face a complex array of trade regulations in the United States and other countries. 3Com must comply with the regulatory demands of international trade. More specifically, the company must be sure its customers meet U.S. federal government requirements. As a result, 3Com needed the ability...

    Provided By SAP

  • Case Studies // Mar 2009

    Business Intelligence for Siebel Enterprise Leveraging the SAP BusinessObjects Solution Portfolio

    The challenge was to integrate Siebel applications data with other systems, to ensure data quality across applications and deliver rich, formatted, interactive reports for the Siebel environment and to deliver trusted information that supports operational and analytical initiatives. The SAP BusinessObjects solution portfolio provides the technology, tools, and packaged data...

    Provided By SAP

  • Case Studies // Aug 2009

    Better Decision Making With SAP BusinessObjects BI Package

    The challenge was to enable access to accurate, relevant information to enhance productivity and decision Making, to consolidate and aggregate data to support both simple and complex questions, to minimize reliance on IT intervention, to provide a flexible, scalable information infrastructure as one delivers more information to more users and...

    Provided By SAP

  • Case Studies // Mar 2009

    Business Intelligence for Oracle E-Business Suite

    The challenge was to enable BI integration with Oracle E-Business Suite applications, to build a flexible and open architecture intelligence platform and to ensure data quality across applications. The SAP BusinessObjects solution portfolio provided the technology, tools, and packaged data applications to enrich Oracle E-Business Suite applications with Business Intelligence...

    Provided By SAP

  • Case Studies // Feb 2009

    Performance Analytics Services Align Strategy and Execution

    The challenge was losing focus on organizational drivers and priorities amid high volume of business data available to manage performance, identifying the most important metrics and key performance indicators before implementation, aligning performance management approach with overall corporate strategy, ensuring high solution adoptability across the organization and implementing a solution...

    Provided By SAP

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Bulk Trading and Transportation With SAP Trader?s and Scheduler?s Workbench (TSW)

    Bulk Trading & Transportation is one of the key functions for many industries such as Oil & Gas, Mining, and Agro. Efficient bulk transportation is strategic and gives a cost advantage in meeting their distribution needs. Sustainability is another key trend which could be next driver of the industry. It...

    Provided By SAP

  • Webcasts // Sep 2010

    Partnering for Business Intelligence in the Cloud

    THINK strategies founder and managing director Jeff Kaplan disusses what to look for in a world-class business intelligence (BI) solution in the cloud. And Chris Morace, senior vice president of products at Jive Software, talks about how Jive is using the SAP? BusinessObjects? BI OnDemand solution to provide a complete...

    Provided By SAP

  • Webcasts // Sep 2010

    Business Intelligence OnDemand Overview And How To Get Started Today!

    The latest version of Business intelligence on demand adds exploration, visualization, reporting, dashboarding, and sharing - all in a single, on-demand solution. It delivers and leverages SAP? BusinessObjects? Explorer software, Xcelsius? software, SAP BusinessObjects Dashboard Builder software, SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence? software, and the crystalreports.com application. Partner engagements in business...

    Provided By SAP

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    SAP BusinessObjects Rapid Marts Packages XI 3.2 - Upgrade White Paper

    The goal of this paper is to describe methodology and provide guidelines for upgrading SAP BusinessObjects Rapid Marts XI 3.2 packages. Rapid Marts are packaged solutions for building data marts with SAP BusinessObjects technology: Data Services, Universe Designer, and Web Intelligence. Rapid Mart is designed to address the reporting needs...

    Provided By SAP

  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    Itour for SAP Business Objects - Flash Capabilities Commercial

    In today's complex business environment, even the smallest decisions can lead to big opportunities. How do you proactively ensure that your decisions are smart, strategic, and timely? Watch this interactive video and find out how SAP Business Objects can help you access business-wide information from a single source - and...

    Provided By SAP

  • Webcasts // Jul 2010

    IDC iView: How BI Software and Other Advanced Technology Can Help SMBs Sharpen Their Edge in Today's Competitive Environment

    Watch this invaluable IDC iView video and learn how SMBs can use IT - including business intelligence and ERP - to stay viable in today's economic climate. Find out about the important role that technology can play in helping SMBs survive and thrive in challenging times. And see how the...

    Provided By SAP

  • Webcasts // Jul 2010

    SME Clear Value Interactive Guided Tour

    SME Clear Value Interactive Guided Tour (ITour) explains the value of the SAP SME portfolio through three value scenarios: Insight, Efficiency and Flexibility In each scenario there will be a product example with screen captures: Insight - shown hands-on through SAP BusinessObjects Edge Efficiency - presented through SAP Business...

    Provided By SAP

  • Webcasts // Jul 2010

    SAP BI Works for Me Webcast Series-Recorded webcast

    This three-part webcast series focuses on how business intelligence can help a business make better decisions. The first in the series tackles common mistakes companies make and how to avoid them. The second webcast is about how important finding data you can trust is to the strategy and decision making...

    Provided By SAP

  • Case Studies // Aug 2009

    Expanding Fashion Firm Rolls Out SAP Business One in 8 Weeks, Sees ROI in 12 Months

    Becarro International Corporation, a Wholesale distribution based industry wanted to turn inventory faster to accelerate cash flow and them also wanted to manage growth while lowering costs. To meet these needs they turned to SAP. Becarro International Corporation (d/b/a Sondra Roberts) uses the SAP Business One application to turn containers...

    Provided By SAP

  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    SAP Software Powers Outsourced Toll-Collection System

    Raiffeisen Informatik GmbH is the largest Austrian IT service provider, specializing in IT operations, outsourcing, security services, software solutions, output services, and client management. Raiffeisen Informatik wanted to set up and run the world's first fully automated, free-flow tolling system for commercial vehicles in Austria they also wanted to enable...

    Provided By SAP

  • Case Studies // Feb 2009

    Weather Maker Uses Software From SAP Partner to Streamline Operations

    Founded in 1976 to address the emerging field of weather modification, 3D has significantly expanded the scope of its operations. To properly support its growing business and expansion into new markets, 3D needed to introduce integrated IT. It needed to improve its ability to share information company-wide, particularly between the...

    Provided By SAP

  • Case Studies // Jul 2009

    SAP Safeguarding Services Help Ensure Rollout Success

    ABB Group, a leading engineering company offering power and automation technologies. ABB Group wanted to standardize information systems across South Asia with stable, high-performing solution. For this they turned to SAP. ABB India selected the SAP Safeguarding services from the SAP Active Global Support (SAP AGS) organization to make sure...

    Provided By SAP

  • Case Studies // Feb 2009

    SAP Software Helps Sports Gear Distributor to Score Goals

    JR's Sports Collectibles is a small company with big ambitions and a very wide reach in the market for sports apparel and memorabilia. The entrepreneurial firm has been entering new markets and enjoying healthy sales growth by specializing in order fulfillment for manufacturers and Web site retailers as well as...

    Provided By SAP

  • Case Studies // Feb 2009

    Better Business Intelligence for Greater Business Success

    Vodafone Egypt - a subsidiary of Vodafone Group Plc, the largest mobile telecommunications company in the world Vodafone Egypt - Most importantly, vodafone wanted to simplify access, improve ease of use, and enhance security. Vodafone recognized the need for enhancements. Vodafone Egypt decided to migrate and implemented the latest release...

    Provided By SAP

  • Case Studies // Apr 2009

    One Grace Project Builds Single Source of Truth Using SAP General Ledger

    Grace is a premier specialty chemicals and materials producer noted for experienced people, global reach, and strong customer relationships. One of W. R. Grace's major corporate challenges is to transform the financial landscape into a global financial standard. For this they deployed SAP. SAP General Ledger application is implemented at...

    Provided By SAP

  • Case Studies // Feb 2009

    SAP Consulting Delivers High-Quality On-Site and Remote Services

    Sara Lee International B.V. sells coffee systems and related products to commercial customers. It faces a lot of competition, which is why it rolled out the SAP Customer Relationship Management (SAP CRM) application to get an edge in service. Sara Lee also chose SAP Consulting and its SAP Global Delivery...

    Provided By SAP

  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    Leading Healthcare Processor Stakes a Claim With SAP BusinessObjects Software

    Emdeon, the leading processor of healthcare transactions in the United States, distributes up to 800,000 text-based reports a day. Emdeon wanted to deliver information rapidly and efficiently to external customers also they wanted to allow providers to view the status of any electronic claim. For this they turned to SAP....

    Provided By SAP

  • Case Studies // Apr 2010

    SAP and Organizational Visibility: Better Insight Into Employee Relationships

    SAP AG a Walldorf, Germany base High tech industry firm provides business software applications and services. They wanted to increase organizational transparency and gain better insight into employee information, SAP AG implemented the SAP Talent Visualization application by Nakisa. This application automates organizational charts for SAP, yielding greater visibility into...

    Provided By SAP

  • Webcasts // Sep 2010

    Empower Your Business with AWS and SAP

    Join us to hear from AWS and SAP executives on best practices for using their technologies in your business. You will also learn from innovative start ups leveraging cloud computing in addition to a venture capital panel discussion on the latest industry trends and the cloud opportunity. Whether you are...

    Provided By SAP

  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    IDC Analyst Connection - Software as a Service

    Software as a Service can provide lower-cost, efficient choices for building, testing, and deploying certain applications and software services, and it offers new go-to-market choices over traditional managed services. For smaller organizations, SaaS is particularly appealing because it allows customers to pay for what they use and deploy applications quickly...

    Provided By SAP

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Wi-Fi RTLS in Healthcare: Reducing Costs and Improving Patient Care

    Traditionally, wireless location-based systems have been limited to simple asset tracking, content provisioning and security applications. With the advent of more capable 802.11 Wireless LAN (WLAN) technologies, as well as the convergence of voice and data over these networks, Wi-Fi Real Time Location Services (RTLS) are emerging as a powerful...

    Provided By Trapeze Networks

  • Webcasts // May 2010

    Big Issues In Government: State Budget Gaps

    This webcast is a part of Big Issues in Government series which talks about the ways states can address state budget gaps.

    Provided By Deloitte LLP

  • Webcasts // May 2010

    Big Issues In Government: Leadership

    This webcast is a part of Big Issues in Government series which talks about what it means to be a leader in today's world.

    Provided By Deloitte LLP

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Background Risk And Investment Risk: An Analysis Of Insurers? Corporate Bond Portfolios

    Theory suggests that investors facing more non-hedgeable background risk may behave as if they were more risk averse. In this paper, the authors investigate the background risk effect by examining how insurance business risk affects insurers' risk taking behavior in their corporate bond portfolios. They find that insurers with higher...

    Provided By University of Rhode Island

  • White Papers // May 2010

    Using SaaS to Reduce the Costs of Email Security

    Software-as-a-service (SaaS) email security offerings, like Proofpoint on Demand, are becoming increasingly popular. Decision makers are increasingly receptive to the notion of using third party services because they realize that security must be extremely robust, but delivered at the lowest possible cost. This whitepaper discusses the dramatic cost savings...

    Provided By Proofpoint

  • White Papers // Dec 2008

    Business Intelligence & IT Governance: The Current Trend and Its Implication on Modern Businesses

    Businesses go through many changes and challenges during its lifetime whether those changes threaten the stability of the business, improve its business processes, or even affect its internal structure. The changing market is constantly introducing new challenges for businesses every day whether it is through a shift in trends or...

    Provided By University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Top 10 Reasons for Using Server Online Backup and Recovery

    Data protection solutions that combine the latest advancements in disk-based backup with secure, integrated online technologies offer the fast, assured data recovery. This paper discusses the top 10 reasons businesses are turning to this technology.

    Provided By Iron Mountain

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    State of the ECM Industry 2009: Who's Achieved It, How Are They Doing It and Is It Working for Them?

    When the term Enterprise Content Management was first coined some 7 or 8 years ago, the objective was the same as it is today - to bring all of an organization's unstructured content into a managed environment for sharing, controlled access, findability and archive. The vision then was to provide...

    Provided By AIIM