Articles By: SAP

Digital Business Planning is at the Heart of Supply Chain Transformation

Supply chain planning becomes increasingly complex to deal with uncertainty in demand, and customers with highest expectations on service levels and delivery times. Systems and processes need to be perfectly synchronized to manage today’s world and tomorrow’s reality. Digital Business Planning takes Supply Chain to the next level by: • Demand signals from customers creating a more accurate and usable […]

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IDC InfoBrief: Network of Digital Twins

What is a Digital Twin? Virtual model of a product or asset, connected to the related physical instance via IoT that visually enhances data flow, communication, and collaboration across engineering, operations, supply chain, business networks, and service. Provides product, asset, and operational intelligence, in context • Visualization and modeling of manufacturing operations, as well as supply chain plans and execution […]

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The Strategic Imperative for an Agile Supply Chain

The supply chain is increasingly at the core of efforts by companies to transform the way that they compete in a given market. The ability to bring a flexible and adaptable supply chain to current and future business opportunities and challenges will mean being more efficient and effective and more resilient to external disruption. Read about • Key changes in […]

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Understanding the Digital Supply Chain of ONE

Supply chains as we know them are being redefined and function on a digital innovation system that interconnects product, supply chain, manufacturing, customer, and service processes. Manufacturers are digitally transforming, and require a technology platform that enables this digital thread to be established. • Key considerations for building a digital supply chain of one are: • Focus on Customer Centricity, […]

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Accelerating Digital Transformation in the High-Tech Industry

The high-tech industry is changing slower than it ever will and faster than it ever has. And customer demands are evolving at speeds never seen before.For companies serious about innovating at scale and transforming their business in order to dominate their market, it will take innovative thinking, disruptive technology and near flawless execution. This challenge, perhaps best described as the […]

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Accelerating Digital Transformation in the Consumer Products Industry

The consumer products industry is changing slower than it ever will and faster than it ever has. And customer demands are evolving at speeds never seen before. For companies serious about innovating at scale and transforming their business in order to dominate their market, it will take innovative thinking, disruptive technology and near flawless execution. This challenge, perhaps best described […]

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A Blueprint for Digital Transformation: Readiness, Risk, and Resilience

Enterprises who don’t embrace digital transformation risk losing out to their more advanced market competitors however, undertaking such an initiative is not always straight forward. Such efforts often involve changing IT infrastructure and service delivery as well as overhauling business models and adapting them to fit the needs of these emerging technologies. The potential for problems shouldn’t be underestimated but […]

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The Forrester Wave™: SaaS Human Resource Management Systems, Q3 2017

In our 35-criteria evaluation of software-as-a-service (SaaS) HR management systems providers, we identified the eight most significant ones — ADP, Ceridian, Meta4, Oracle, Ramco Systems, SAP SuccessFactors, Ultimate Software, and Workday — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals and their HR business stakeholder clients […]

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