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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 Events, ASUG Experience 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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Industry-Scale Artificial Intelligence: How Industrial Markets Can Unlock Trillions
Paul Kurchina
Paul Kurchina in Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence May 19, 2018

Industry-Scale Artificial Intelligence: How Industrial Markets Can Unlock Trillions

When I say, “early adopters of artificial intelligence (AI),” what do you see? Big shiny robots on a manufacturer’s assembly line? Smart grids diverting energy resources automatically to prevent blackouts? Autonomous cars “driving” down the highway?

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SAPPHIRE NOW + ASUG ANNUAL CONFERENCE Beyond the Show Floor: What You Need to Know About ASUG
Rebecca Garrett in May 15, 2018

SAPPHIRE NOW + ASUG ANNUAL CONFERENCE Beyond the Show Floor: What You Need to Know About ASUG

As an SAP customer, you are probably very familiar with SAPPHIRE NOW, or simply SAPPHIRE, as those who have been around a while affectionately refer to the event coming up in June. If you’ve attended, you most likely spent much of your time on the show floor… the jewel of the conference. With a dramatic display of technological wonder, it IS impressive. With jumbo screens, product and solution-focused areas, live theaters, meet up areas, partner exhibits, and walk-through displays showcasing the newest solutions from SAP, it is a thing of..

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Your Top 6 SAP Licensing Questions, Answered
Ann Marie Gray
Ann Marie Gray in Indirect Access, Licensing May 13, 2018

Your Top 6 SAP Licensing Questions, Answered

Ever since SAP released its official announcement about its new documents-based licensing model in early April, we’ve been receiving lots of questions from ASUG members about the changes. But we’ve seen some common themes emerge from all of them. To help others in the SAP community who might be asking themselves the same things, we’re sharing the top six most common questions and their answers here.

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What You Need to Know About Blockchain Today
Adam Page
Adam Page in Digital Transformation, GDPR, Blockchain May 13, 2018

What You Need to Know About Blockchain Today

There’s a definite buzz around blockchain these days. The success of cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and experimentation with additional uses, such as providing assistance to Syrian refugees and preventing voter fraud, have made companies take note of the new technology. As they are assessing its potential uses within their own organizations, a lot of questions are arising. What’s the current state of blockchain, and what do we need to know right now?

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