How Will Digital Transformation Impact Your SAP Financials Processes?

Live Q&A with international financial experts

October 18, 2016

All across the world, enterprises are replacing disparate finance management systems with next-generation digital solutions to support processes during sales execution, invoicing, payments, and more. Digital transformation automates and integrates key processes to create a single relevant source of truth, but it also creates a huge amount of information.

How can you successfully transform your order-to-cash and procure-to-pay to stay current and compliant? Visionary companies optimize and automate finance processes to enable fast, accurate, and compliant financial decisions. International financial experts Tom Walker, Matthias Niessen, and Ravi Pitchika of OpenText recently shared strategic advice on digitizing your SAP ERP and SAP HANA financial processes. Specific questions include:

  • What have you seen finance organizations do to thrive in the new digital economy?
  • In an organization that is becoming more SSC-centric, how can SAP S4/HANA technology enhance a potential robotics lead process environment?
  • Should we start using SAP Fiori right now?
  • With SAP S/4HANA, soft close is mentioned frequently. What are some key elements digitization will impact?
  • How can I prepare for a migration to SAP S/4HANA Finance when we have multiple instances of SAP ERP?
  • Can you mention key best practices that we should adhere to when streamlining SAP financials processes?

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Tom Walker

Tom Walker
Senior Program Manager, SAP Finance CoE

Matthias Niessen

Matthias Niessen
Financial and Procurement CoE

Ravi Pitchika

Ravi Pitchika
Senior Director of
Global Services


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