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Global Law Firm Motions to Eliminate Risk

by Ken Murphy, Senior Features Editor | November 27, 2017

Managing risk and keeping controls in place are important concepts for companies of all shapes and sizes — not just public companies needing to comply with Sarbanes-Oxley. Linklaters, a private, global law firm, felt these challenges first-hand after spending too... MORE »»

Cameron Achieves Complete Plant-Level Visibility with SAP Business Planning and Consolidation

by Lauren Bonneau, Managing Editor | October 30, 2017

In the midst of a business reorganization, Cameron, a Schlumberger Company and manufacturer in the oil and gas industry, embarked on a company-wide standardization project to simplify and streamline both its SAP ERP and reporting processes as well as eliminate... MORE »»

Relaxo Footwears Takes Huge Strides to Improve SAP User Management

by Ken Murphy, Senior Features Editor | October 19, 2017

Relaxo Footwears Limited -- the largest footwear manufacturer in India -- produces roughly 600,000 pairs of shoes each day, which are sold through 900 distributors promoting 11 brands and 300 retail outlets in 125 cities across the country. Since implementing... MORE »»

Biopharmaceutical Startup AbbVie Receives Healthy Long-Term Prognosis

by Ken Murphy, Senior Features Editor | September 19, 2017

After being spun off in 2013, specialty biopharmaceutical maker AbbVie needed to unify technologies across more than 100 global sites. It rolled out SAP ERP and standardized global processes across these sites. Find out how the company developed a standard... MORE »»

Eli Lilly and Company Continues Its Global Standardization and Automation Initiative with a Rollout of SAP Process Control

by Lauren Bonneau, Managing Editor | August 10, 2017

Eli Lilly and Company, a manufacturer of human pharmaceuticals and animal health products for more than 140 years, knew it needed to change with the times. With locations around the globe, manual spreadsheets to track and monitor controls were no... MORE »»

Planning Tips Scales in Stepan Company’s Favor

by Ken Murphy, Senior Features Editor | August 10, 2017

As a manufacturer of chemicals that must be created according to precise plans, Stepan Company understands the importance of robust planning. So when the... MORE »»

Automating Business Process Testing at Applied Materials

by Ken Murphy, Senior Features Editor | August 10, 2017

When a fast-growing business wants to make changes to its IT environment, it’s easy to get bogged down in lengthy manual testing cycles. Applied Materials, a leading semiconductor and display equipment company, knew it wanted to avoid that issue as... MORE »»

Building Customer Success on a Global Platform

by Nicole D'Angelo, SAPinsider Assistant Editor | August 10, 2017

As companies continue to transition to SAP HANA, many are shying away from on-premise deployments and instead opting to move to the cloud. These organizations, which often have a global presence and a distributed infrastructure, are looking for an SAP... MORE »»

American Outdoor Brands Takes Aim at a New Beginning

by Lauren Bonneau, Managing Editor | August 4, 2017

American Outdoor Brands Corporation (AOBC) is experiencing the beginning of a new business direction. Originally the well-known firearms company Smith and Wesson, recent success has led AOBC to rapid acquisitions, expansion into new markets, and a rebranding that reflects its... MORE »»

McLaren Races Ahead in the Cloud

by Ken Murphy, Senior Features Editor | July 24, 2017

Like most industries, auto racing is increasingly defined by what kind of data a company can generate — and analyze. As an innovative, successful racing company with a storied history to honor, McLaren Group knew that it needed to find... MORE »»