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The Kraft Heinz Company Unlocks Recipe for Strategic Business Insight

by Ken Murphy, Senior Features Editor | January 25, 2017

When the merger between Kraft Foods and Heinz was finalized in July 2015, the resulting Kraft Heinz Company became the fifth-largest food and beverage company in the world — and the volumes of data that the newly merged company had... MORE »»

The Rockport Group Walks Tall in the Cloud

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

The Rockport Group has long been focused on helping its customers find the right fit – and when the business was sold and subsequently set up as an independent company, it needed to find a good fit for itself. The... MORE »»

A Next-Generation Finance Platform at Carter’s

by Ken Murphy, Senior Features Editor | December 19, 2016

Carter’s, Inc., whose business includes the well-known OshKosh B’gosh brand, is the leading brand of clothing items for children in the US. With merchandise sold in more than 1,000 company-owned stores, as well as in most large retail department stores... MORE »»

Merck Focuses on Data-Driven Platform Strategy

by Ken Murphy, Senior Features Editor | December 19, 2016

Merck & Co., one of the world’s largest healthcare companies, has seen its data explode since it first implemented SAP Business Warehouse (SAP BW) on a third-party database that started to struggle as Merck’s massive data volumes hit the 15TB... MORE »»

PeroxyChem Starts a Cloud Reaction

by Ken Murphy, Senior Features Editor | December 12, 2016

When PeroxyChem was divested from its parent company, it had only one year before it had to get off its parent company’s IT systems and stand up its own. This meant the opportunity to create a systems landscape poised for... MORE »»

Indivior Becomes Independent

by Lauren Bonneau, Managing Editor | December 9, 2016

Indivior PLC, a specialty pharmaceutical company that manufactures products for the treatment of opioid dependence, is dedicated to helping patients transform their lives. Recently, the organization had to transform itself when it demerged with its parent company. Separated from the... MORE »»

How Tate & Lyle "Makes Food Extraordinary" with Improved Finance Functions

by Ken Murphy, Senior Features Editor | December 8, 2016

Tate & Lyle, a global provider of specialty food ingredients and solutions, relied heavily on manual, spreadsheet-based processes to manage its account reconciliations. With locations in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, regional reconciliations were an unwieldy exercise... MORE »»

MIT Builds a Foundation for the Future

by Ken Murphy, Senior Features Editor | December 5, 2016

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), a pioneer in education and technology, is no stranger to the SAP world. Having been an SAP customer since 1996, MIT observed the increasingly prominent trend of on-premise systems moving to the cloud to reduce... MORE »»

ATB Financial Banks on Team Members

by Ken Murphy, Senior Features Editor | November 2, 2016

ATB Financial, a financial services organization in Alberta, Canada, prides itself on being an excellent place to work. Its legacy HR system, however, did not provide the agility, efficiency, or self-service functionality necessary for maintaining this goal. With limited transparency... MORE »»

Simplified Travel and Expense Management Takes Flight at Bentley Systems

by Ken Murphy, Senior Features Editor | November 1, 2016

Bentley Systems, a provider of infrastructure technology and software, has a global business presence – and its employees can often be found scattered around the globe, too. Roughly 20% of the company’s workforce is routinely sent to client sites worldwide.... MORE »»