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ASUG Research Recap: 7 Intelligent Finance Insights
Adam Page
Adam Page in Financials November 18, 2018

ASUG Research Recap: 7 Intelligent Finance Insights

We shared a few insights about the state of finance according to SAP customers in this past blog post. We’re back again with new insights on how to improve the relationships between finance and IT professionals. ASUG executed a second finance study in 2018 to look at technological trends within the finance department. This study took an even deeper dive into what’s happening with SAP S/4HANA Finance.

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ASUG Research Recap: 7 Truths About SAP Security
Adam Page
Adam Page in Cybersecurity October 11, 2018

ASUG Research Recap: 7 Truths About SAP Security

In our research recap covering 10 things to know about the cloud, we touched on a couple of insights related to security. While security may not be a topic with the buzz of cloud, artificial intelligence, or modern ERP, it will always relevant because it relates to all technologies. Even the most advanced innovations can have vulnerabilities or weaknesses. It’s the responsibility of every organization to stay ahead of these to protect their most valuable assets, whether it’s their data, customer information, or intellectual property.

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Meet to Improve Your Supply Chain and Procurement Processes
Sharon J. Rehana
Sharon J. Rehana in Supply Chain, ASUG Experience September 30, 2018

Meet to Improve Your Supply Chain and Procurement Processes

Is your organization equipped to handle challenges when planning, controlling, and executing product flow, while meeting the rising expectations of your customers? If you’re a supply chain or procurement manager charged with meeting those demands, you should attend the 2018 ASUG Experience for Supply Chain and Procurement, on Oct. 29–31 in Chicago.

Cathy Kenlin, manager of business applications at Zausner, as well as an ASUG volunteer for 20 years, recently had a conversation with ASUG News about why you should attend and what you can expect.

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Time to Experience Enterprise Information Management
Sharon J. Rehana
Sharon J. Rehana in ASUG Experience, Enterprise Information Management September 23, 2018

Time to Experience Enterprise Information Management

How are you managing your organization’s data? It’s a simple question, but likely you'll have a complex series of answers.

ASUG sat down with Jodi Maciejewski, a data management leader and Bob Berntsen, principal and enterprise solutions manager at Winshuttle, to discuss the upcoming ASUG Experience for Enterprise Information Management (EIM) conference on Oct. 23–25 in Chicago.

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7 Tips for Your Trip to Chicago for ASUG Experience for Enterprise Information Management or Supply Chain and Procurement
Ann Marie Gray
Ann Marie Gray in ASUG Experience, ASUG Events September 10, 2018

7 Tips for Your Trip to Chicago for ASUG Experience for Enterprise Information Management or Supply Chain and Procurement

ASUG is hosting great events this fall for the enterprise information management community and for those in supply chain management and procurement. The ASUG Experience for Enterprise Information Management (EIM) is coming to Chicago October 23–25 and the ASUG Experience for Supply Chain and Procurement is scheduled for October 29–31.

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A Local’s Guide to Toronto During the ASUG Experience for Human Resources & Payroll
Mark Richardson
Mark Richardson in Human Resources July 31, 2018

A Local’s Guide to Toronto During the ASUG Experience for Human Resources & Payroll

The ASUG Experience for HR & Payroll is coming to Toronto October 9-11. As the communications chair for ASUG Ontario, I look forward to welcoming you to the fastest-growing tech-employment city in North America when you join us in Toronto this fall.

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ASUG Research Recap: 10 Things to Know About the Cloud
Adam Page
Adam Page in SAP Cloud Platform July 31, 2018

ASUG Research Recap: 10 Things to Know About the Cloud

If the technology community had anything to say about it, “cloud” might be the Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year. Those of us who work in the SAP world generally hear this word at least once a day, along with one of its relatives such as “digital transformation,” or the latest phrase brought into our vocabulary by SAP, “intelligent enterprise.” Cloud technology is about as hot as it gets right now.

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ASUG Research Recap: The State of Finance for SAP Users
Adam Page
Adam Page in Financials July 29, 2018

ASUG Research Recap: The State of Finance for SAP Users

At ASUG, we like to hear from our community about relevant topics, trends, and shifts in the marketplace. If you’ve participated in some of the surveys we’ve conducted on topics like this one, we’d like to thank you.

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12 Tips for First-Timers at SAP TechEd
Tammy Powlas
Tammy Powlas in SAP TechEd July 29, 2018

12 Tips for First-Timers at SAP TechEd

With more than 80 ASUG sessions and hundreds more hosted by SAP, it can be a little intimidating for a first-timer at SAP TechEd Las Vegas (October 2-5). What should you do? What should you absolutely not miss?

ASUG member and volunteer, Tammy Powlas, has some tips to help you get the most from this event.

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Machine Learning: A Clear Case for Automating Financial Clearing Processes
Paul Kurchina
Paul Kurchina in Machine Learning May 27, 2018

Machine Learning: A Clear Case for Automating Financial Clearing Processes

The more companies become digital and global, the more finance organizations need to step up their game. It’s just not enough to report numbers, pay the bills, and secure steady cash flow. They must also deliver self-explaining, reliable financial information that provides the full story of how the business is performing in real time. But all too often, many financial teams struggle with isolated business systems full of inconsistent—and sometimes conflicting—information.

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