Articles By: SAP

Oxford Economics White Paper: The Cloud Grows Up

In less than a decade, the cloud has gone from a distant vision to the mainstream of business technology. The results of this Oxford Economics study show that companies have become more realistic about both opportunities and challenges along their journey to the cloud.

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Run Finance A Simpler Way

To help companies compete in this constantly changing business world, finance executives and their teams must be more responsive and focus on delivering greater value. Along with a unique, enterprise-wide business perspective, finance needs simple and agile solutions to solve the next decade’s challenges and accommodate the shift to becoming a service organization within the company. This eBook outlines some […]

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The Future of Financial Planning and Analysis

In an increasingly competitive landscape, finance executives face many obstacles as they seek to support the business. Many of these hurdles stem from having disparate information systems — leaving finance unable to provide the real-time analysis needed to cope with escalating competitive pressure. These survey findings highlight the importance of financial planning and analysis (FP&A) to the enterprise and demonstrate […]

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Shaping The Finance Function Of Tomorrow

Big Data analytics, mobile technologies, and cloud computing all can help finance move beyond number-crunching. Once they master these and other innovations, finance executives expect that they will be in a good position to improve the speed and depth of fact-based decision making at their companies — which, in turn, will drive their businesses forward in an increasingly complex, competitive, […]

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The Next Stage In Creating The Value-Added Finance Function

Finance leaders have been talking about expanding the value-added role of their teams for a long time. The debate is no longer whether the finance and accounting function needs to become a more strategic partner to the rest of the business but rather how to get there. Technology innovation has caught up to this ambition, and what was once aspiration […]

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