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Johnsonville Sausage
Johnsonville Puts the Sizzle into Trade Promotions

Examine the key drivers and lessons learned from Johnsonville Sausage as it embarked on an ambitious trade promotion optimization campaign that included a migration to SAP Business Warehouse (SAP BW) powered by SAP HANA and implementation of SAP Demand Signal Management. The No. 1 links and brats manufacturer in the US optimized trade promotion management with newfound real-time visibility into point-of-sale data.

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Reliant
Reliant Powers Up Business Process Testing

Learn how Reliant Energy uncovered significant time and cost savings through an implementation of Worksoft Certify. By leveraging Worksoft to create a scalable testing automation capability and a repository of re-usable scripts, Reliant has vastly diminished the resources required by its complex testing environment while simultaneously improving business process quality overall.

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Amtrak
All Aboard! Amtrak Talent Initiative Gathers Steam

Find out how iconic railway company Amtrak fast-tracked its hiring and talent management processes by strategically implementing multiple SuccessFactors solutions. Faced with steadily growing ridership and the need to make 2,500 new hires per year, the company drew upon SuccessFactors’ talent and workforce analytics solutions to streamline its processes, improve talent, and invest in its workforce.

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Latest Industry Experts Insights

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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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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