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Global Tobacco Company Targets Controls in ERP Implementation

Faced with a complicated global controls environment, this global tobacco company wanted to reduce complexity and achieve transparency throughout its business units around the world. Read about how the integration of SAP Process Control with SAP Access Control enabled the alignment of business goals, controls, and processes across the organization.

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Welcome to the Inaugural 2014 SAP HANA Innovation Awards

The 2014 SAP HANA Innovation Awards have been well publicized, so the winners of the inaugural awards are not exactly a secret (Spirit Aerosystems, NCT, and CenterPoint Energy – for those not in the know). However, what about the concept? How did the idea for the awards originate? Who decided on the format? Those questions – and more – are answered in this revealing article by Ken Tsai, SAP Head of Data Management and Vice President for Product Marketing.

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Bowie Resource Partners Mines a Foundation for Real-Time Reporting of Financial and Operational Data

Hear first-hand from a longtime user of Global Software Inc.’s Spreadsheet Server and Distribution Manager tools how they are being used to support a real-time, ad hoc financial and operational reporting environment at Bowie Resource Partners, LLC — without sacrificing ease-of-use. Discover how business managers and field personnel are producing more detailed reports through a familiar spreadsheet interface with real-time access to SAP ERP data.

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Welcome to the Inaugural 2014 SAP HANA Innovation Awards

by Ken Tsai

The 2014 SAP HANA Innovation Awards have been well publicized, so the winners of the inaugural awards are not exactly a secret (Spirit Aerosystems, NCT, and CenterPoint Energy – for those not in the know). However, what about the concept? How did the idea for the awards originate? Who decided on the format? Those questions – and more – are answered in this revealing article by Ken Tsai, SAP Head of Data Management and Vice President for Product Marketing.

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Seven Questions with Sameer Patel


In this article, Sameer Patel tackles the future of enterprise collaboration technology in answers to just seven questions. The Senior Vice President for SAP’s Enterprise Social and Collaboration Software business doesn’t hold back, shedding light on everything from digital transformation to how work patterns by SAP Jam creates a fully contextual workplace and drives personalized work experiences. How is cooking similar to driving organizational performance? Sameer answers this too.

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The Lost Art of Collaboration

by Joshua Greenbaum

Examine the SAP “run simple” concept in the context of enterprise social collaboration and the culture of cooperation. This column looks at key cultural barriers to business cooperation and analyzes how the “run simple” platform can help to break down these barriers and serve as a stepping stone toward a true collaborative culture.

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