It's hard to believe by 2019 is almost here. As we head into the final few weeks of 2018, the Approyo team wanted a chance to look back at some of the important moments of the past year. Over the next few weeks, we will publish a series of 2018 year in review blog posts, looking back at the top stories of the year. This post will focus on all of our top blog stories over the past year.
How can SAP S/4HANA 1709 impact your Finance Department? - January 4, 2018
SAP S/4HANA 1709 empowers every corner of your organization to deliver business results. SAP S/4HANA is the foundation for businesses to deploy machine learning and Internet of Things (IoT) scenarios based on SAP Leonardo capabilities, unifying transactional and analytical workloads in real time and helping you stay ahead of the competition.
To achieve faster entity close while meeting regulatory requirements, the SAP Financial Closing cockpit is now a core part of SAP S/4HANA 1709. Business users get unparalleled transparency and insights throughout the closing cycle while improving their productivity with automated closing tasks and an enhanced user experience. Read the full blog post...
What is the SAP Intelligent Enterprise? - June 20, 2018
One of the most talked about topics at this year's SAP SAPPHIRE NOW in June was The Intelligent Enterprise. This topic was in nearly every keynote, speech and marketing material at the event. So what exactly is SAP's new strategy. Advances in machine learning are enabling algorithms to become highly accurate in natural language understanding and in image and speech
recognition. Businesses can use these increasingly sophisticated capabilities to drive the next level of intelligent business- processes automation and eliminate repetitive manual tasks.
Automation can now also be implemented far more cost-effectively,
because it is embedded more and more within business processes. All of which means that the workforce will be able to focus on high-value activities like customer success, strategic planning, and innovation. Read the full blog post...
How Machine Learning Improves Supply Chain Management - January 30, 2018
One would think that the decision making process has actually become
easier with all the information systems can now collect. However, with
such an overload of data, it can become difficult to keep up with real-time
That’s why machine learning and supply chain management are a match
made in heaven.
Together, they can optimize production, reduce costs, and improve
quality — all while giving the customer exactly what they want and need,
when they want and need it, and how they want and need it. Read the full blog post...
What's new in SAP HANA 2.0 SPS 03 - March 28, 2018
SAP HANA 2.0 SPS 03 includes a mix of new and continuous innovations across the themes of database management, data management, analytical intelligence and application development.
Database enhancements allow for advanced data and privacy protection. Improvements for high availability/disaster recovery (HA/DR) will further increase system availability and help protect enterprise-critical applications. Enhancements in the areas of multi-tenant database container (MDC), dynamic tiering, workload and performance management and analysis further improve performance and usability.
Data Management enhancements include new data integration and federation sources with additional supported data types to bring you a broader view of the business. Enhanced and simplified functionality helps you to further improve the quality of your data.
Analytical Intelligence enhancements further increase execution performance and productivity for data scientists as well as extended features that will allow you to gain the most insight from geocoding your business data. Improvements for graph support more complex analysis and scenarios for your connected data. And new sentiment analysis for additional languages means you can cover larger markets with text analysis.
Application Development and Tool enhancements simplify development, improve performance, expand use cases and enable a new class of security for applications. Additions to officially supported runtimes in XSA provide more options for your application server layer of development.
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What if the IT department led the transition to the digital core with SAP S/4HANA? - February 14, 2018
For many people in IT, the job is managing one crisis after another. And lurking in the background is an existential crisis—the idea that IT can be minimized to a utility where success is measured in how cheaply it can be run. Of course this is not appealing to those in IT. The good news is that most organizations now recognize that IT will lead digital transformation efforts. In fact, a 2016 Gartner report confirmed that next to the CEO, the office of the CIO is viewed as the most important leader of digital business change.
SAP S/4HANA provides the best opportunity in a generation for this cooperation to happen. By taking a positive and proactive stance with S/4HANA, IT can not only improve their own operations, but also deploy technology innovation that is guaranteed to bring transformation and productivity gains to the business.
How SAP S/4HANA Makes the Digital Core Real?
SAP S/4HANA certainly can run complex and mission-critical business processes.
Simpler data model + Improved User Experience = new business capability & improved productivity. All with a complete choice of deployment: on premise, public cloud, and private cloud. Read the full blog post...