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How do I switch to SAP S/4HANA? What is a Digital Twin? And what possibilities does the cloud actually offer me? You can find answers to these and many other questions from the SAP world here.

What is the Simplification List?

The Simplification List is a reference work that contains all the changes and innovations resulting from the transition from SAP ERP 6.0 to SAP S/4HANA.

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Differences between SAP R/3, ECC and S/4HANA

All three products are ERP systems. But what are the differences between SAP R/3, SAP ECC and SAP S/4HANA?

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What are the main benefits and disadvantages of SAP S/4HANA and SAP ERP?

SAP S/4HANA is SAP's current ERP software and has replaced SAP ERP. What are the benefits and disadvantages of both systems?

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How can companies prepare for the changeover to SAP S/4HANA?

How can companies prepare for the changeover to SAP S/4HANA?

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What is the difference between SAP Central Finance, SAP Simple Finance and SAP S/4HANA Finance?

SAP Central Finance, SAP Simple Finance or SAP S/4HANA Finance - the variety of terms can be confusing. We will shed light on this and tell you how the solutions differ.

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SAP S/4HANA Cloud 2208 Release

SAP has released 2208 for the SAP S/4HANA Cloud. This article provides an overview of some of the most important innovations.

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New SAP S/4HANA Cloud update cycle

SAP provides regular upgrades and updates for cloud customers. The delivery cycle has changed at the beginning of 2022.

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Central processes in SAP Central Finance

With SAP Central Finance, processes in Finance can be centralized. Find out here what these processes are and what advantages they have in detail.

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SAP Cloud Security: Is the SAP S/4HANA Cloud Secure?

The security of data in the cloud is a topic that many companies view critically. Yet the standards for SAP cloud security are extremely high.

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SAP synopsis - products and solutions

SAP S/4HANA or SAP Fiori, SAP S/4HANA Cloud or RISE with SAP - we explain the most important current terms of the SAP world in simple terms.

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10 questions about RISE with SAP

What is RISE with SAP? What are the benefits of SAP's new offering and how does RISE relate to the SAP S/4HANA Cloud? We answer your questions about RISE with SAP.

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13 questions about SAP S/4HANA Cloud

What cloud solutions does SAP offer? What does RISE with SAP have to do with the SAP S/4HANA Cloud? And what are the advantages of the SAP Cloud? Here are the answers!

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What is SAP Cloud ALM?

SAP Cloud ALM is a cloud-based offering from SAP that enables companies to implement and manage cloud solutions. Find out what it's all about here.

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What is an SAP Model Company?

An SAP Model Company facilitates and accelerates the transition to SAP S/4HANA. Here you can find all the information about which Model Companies are available and what advantages they offer.

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What's new? SAP S/4HANA Cloud 2108 Release

At the beginning of August 2021, SAP released 2108 for the SAP S/4HANA Cloud. The release SAP S/4HANA Cloud 2108 delivers numerous innovations, here are some of the highlights.

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SAP Business Technology Platform

What is the SAP Business Technology Platform? Learn more about the solution here and find out what possibilities and advantages SAP BTP offers.

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What is SAP Group Reporting?

SAP S/4HANA for Group Reporting is a consolidation solution integrated with SAP S/4HANA - a global platform for data entry, preparation, consolidation and reporting.

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What is SAP Activate?

The SAP Activate Methodology is a framework to implement SAP S/4HANA and other SAP solutions. It is based on best practices, guided configuration, and an implementation methodology.

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What exactly is SAP?

What do companies need SAP's software for, what is SAP S/4HANA, and what do SAP consultants do? We explain what SAP and all that is about.

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What is SAP ICMR?

ICMR provides a real-time solution that makes it easier to reconcile intra-group business transactions automatically. Read here which functions and advantages SAP ICMR offers.

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SAP Lumira - visualize and analyze data

SAP Lumira is a software for data visualization and analysis. Read here what features and advantages the solution offers - and what significance it still has with regard to the SAP Analytics Cloud.

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SAP BRF+ - Implement business rules easily in ABAP

With the SAP Business Rule Framework plus (SAP BRF+), complex business rules can be accommodated in SAP - and without specific IT know-how. Learn more about this approach here.

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SAP HEC - a path to the cloud

SAP HEC (SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud) is a managed, private cloud environment for running SAP HANA applications. Read on this page what is behind the solution in detail.

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SAP Ariba - Solutions for Purchasing and Procurement

Digitize purchasing and procurement processes, from supplier selection to contract - with SAP Ariba. We provide an overview of the features, functions and benefits of the cloud-based B2B marketplace.

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Innovations: SAP S/4HANA Cloud 2102 Release

At the end of February 2021, SAP has published the latest release for the SAP S/4HANA Cloud. The release SAP S/4HANA Cloud 2102 delivers many new developments - a first overview of some highlights.

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Adobe Forms for SAP

Adobe Forms for SAP lets you develop forms - a technology that surpasses its two predecessors, SAPscript and SmartForms.

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RISE with SAP

On January 27, 2021, SAP introduced a new offering. With "RISE with SAP", SAP is pushing the way to the cloud and to redesigned business processes based on best practices.

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Transfer Z programs to SAP S/4HANA

Many companies are wondering whether you can continue to use your Z programs under SAP S/4HANA. Here you can find out whether this is possible, whether it makes sense - and what other options are now available.

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SAP Best Practices: Definition, Meaning and Use

Those who use SAP Best Practices benefit several times over. The standards simplify and accelerate business processes and make companies more flexible. They also help with the changeover to SAP S/4HANA.

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SAP C/4HANA and SAP CX - Solutions for Sales, Service and Marketing

With SAP C/4HANA or SAP CX, companies manage their customer experience with the latest generation of tools. Find out here how this SAP product family is made up and what it does.

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SAP Basis - operation, structure and definition

SAP Basis is the foundation of every SAP system. On this page you can find out what is behind the term and what SAP Basis is responsible for in detail.

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SAP Data Services

SAP Data Services is the tool of the hour for the analysis, integration, transformation and quality management of data. Find out what it is all about and how it is used in practice.

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Cost plan conversion in SAP

There are many reasons for a chart of accounts conversion. However, the conversion itself involves a number of dangers that need to be avoided. In the following article, we will show you how to do this.

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SAP IS-U Utilities

SAP IS-U is the previous SAP solution for the utility industry. With SAP S/4HANA Utilities and SAP C4U, SAP replaces this solution and offers utilities a chance to optimally position themselves for the future.

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SAP S/4HANA Cloud Release 2011

The latest release for the SAP S/4HANA Cloud is here! SAP released the SAP S/4HANA Cloud 2011 on October 28, 2020. The new release again brings many innovations and improvements.

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SAP S/4HANA Migration Cockpit

The SAP S/4HANA Migration Cockpit is a tool developed by SAP and successor to LSMW for data migration to SAP S/4HANA. It is currently the only tool for migration to the cloud.

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SAP Mobile

With the development platform SAP Mobile Platform and the SAP Fiori Apps, SAP is taking the path towards mobile applications - for secure and convenient use of SAP also with smartphones & Co.

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SAP S/4HANA 2020 Release

SAP has published the latest release for the on-premise version of SAP S/4HANA: the SAP S/4HANA 2020 Release. This release provides companies with new functions and innovations in all areas.

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SAP S/4HANA Cloud 2008 Release

The August release SAP S/4HANA Cloud 2008 was released at the end of July 2020. Companies will benefit from new functions and an even greater user-friendliness.

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Liquidity ratios

Liquidity ratios are an indicator of whether a company can meet its payment obligations. Liquidity ratios 1-3 are used to measure short-term liquidity positions.

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IT architecture models

How can an IT architecture be rebuilt? What role do IT architecture models play? And which current trends are currently changing the view of IT architecture? You can find the answers here.

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18 questions about SAP S/4HANA

What is SAP S/4HANA? What are the advantages of SAP S/4HANA? Or how to make the switch to the new ERP suite from SAP? Questions over questions. Here you will find the answers.

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SAP Data Hub

With SAP Data Hub, companies bring together data from different sources and formats to extract valuable knowledge. On this page, we explain in detail what is behind the platform.

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Digital Twin

In the Digital Twin, the analogue and digital worlds merge. The virtual image of a real product collects data, enables simulations or allows improvements to be tested - without much effort.

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SAP and Brexit

Since January 1, 2021, the negotiated partnership agreement between the EU and the United Kingdom has provisionally applied. Many companies still have to make necessary adjustments now.

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Liquidity planning

Companies need reliable liquidity planning. In this way they avoid liquidity bottlenecks and insolvency. SAP Central Finance supports planning with real-time financial data.

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Greenfield vs. Brownfield

There are different ways to SAP S/4HANA: Greenfield, Brownfield or even a selective migration. To find out where the differences lie and the advantages and disadvantages of the respective strategies, read here.

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What is SAP Greenfield?

SAP Greenfield is the implementation of SAP S/4 HANA without taking over existing system structures. The system is completely new. This involves risks - but above all opens up opportunities.

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What is SAP RE-FX?

Managing large stocks of real estate is complex. With RE-FX, SAP provides a solution for companies to simplify real estate management significantly.

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SAP S/4HANA Release 1909

In September 2019, SAP introduced the fifth version of SAP S/4HANA. Would you like to know what has changed since the last version? We will give you an overview of some highlights.

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Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0 refers to the digitalization of industrial production. On this page we deal comprehensively with the background. In addition, we explain what is changing for companies in detail.

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What is SAP HANA?

Started as a pure database, SAP HANA continued to develop into a software platform. Today it is the basis of the Business Suite 4 SAP HANA, or "SAP S/4 HANA" for short.

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What is a Buy Side Due Diligence?

If the buyer commissions the due diligence examination, this is referred to as a "buy-side due diligence".

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What is Vendor Due Diligence?

If the seller commissions the due diligence examination, this is referred to as a "vendor due diligence".

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What is due diligence?

Due diligence is an analysis and valuation of companies prior to M&A transactions.

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What is Selective Focus Due Diligence?

Setting the focus where it counts - that is what Selective Focus Due Diligence does.

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What is CISA certification?

This certificate identifies IT professionals as experts in IT testing, security and control.

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What is a Management Buy-out?

If parts of a company are spun off and become independent as subsidiaries, one speaks of an MBO.

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What is an Employee Buy-out?

If employees buy a part or an entire company, one speaks of an EBO.

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What is a Split-Off?

If a part of a company is outsourced and becomes independent, a split-off can occur.

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What is Technical Due Diligence?

The Technical Due Diligence deals with the technical aspects of the object of purchase - in particular plants and real estate.

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What is SAP S/4HANA?

SAP Business Suite 4 HANA (SAP S/4HANA) is an ERP system that can analyze and process data in real-time.

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What was the SAP Cloud Platform?

The SAP Cloud Platform was a Platform-as-a-Service offering from SAP. The brand's services have been available via the SAP Business Technology Platform since the beginning of 2021.

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What is the Universal Journal?

The Universal Journal combines the two areas of Financial Accounting (FI) and Controlling (CO).

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Machine Learning

Machine Learning is a technology from the field of artificial intelligence. Find out what is behind Machine Learning and how it is used in companies.

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SAP Business One

SAP Business One is an ERP system for SMEs. It covers all important areas of a company and offers interesting additional functions. Learn more about the software on this page!

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SAP PM

Companies use SAP PM (Plant Maintenance) to control and monitor the maintenance of their production plants and machines. On this page we explain the module and its advantages in detail.

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Data Warehouse

A data warehouse enables companies to combine and analyze a wide variety of data. You will find everything worth knowing about data warehousing and corresponding systems on this page!

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ETL Process

Der ETL-Prozess gehört zu den Informatik-Grundlagen. Er ermöglicht es, Daten aus unterschiedlichen Quellen in wertvolles Wissen umzuwandeln. Auf dieser Seite erfahren Sie mehr über die Details!

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SAP LSMW

SAP LSMW (Legacy System Migration Workbench) enables convenient data migration from legacy systems to SAP and other data operations. Learn more about the various application scenarios!

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SAP C4C

With the SAP C4C solution, companies are moving their CRM to the cloud. You can read in this article how the system presents itself in detail and which advantages it offers. Find out more now!

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SAP BO

SAP BO is a collection of products from numerous individual solutions, with which companies realize analysis and visualization of business management data. But what does this mean in concrete terms?

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Service Level Agreement (SLA)

With an SLA, the provision of services can be regulated in detail. On this page, we explain what is important and what possibilities there are for the content of the contract.

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SAP CRM

SAP CRM is a solution for the customer relationship management of companies. In our article we explain the functions for customer relationship management in detail.

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The 6 biggest risks of an SAP transformation

Changing SAP systems involves many dangers and stumbling blocks. We've dealt with the six biggest threats. From carve-out to merge - the malice of your transformation scenario

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Transformation with SAP Object Based Transformation

The limitless transformation of data content - across system boundaries. A wish of many companies, which mostly remained a dream come true. With SAP Object Based Transformation the dream becomes reality.

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What is a Spin-Off?

The spin-off is one of several possibilities to outsource areas of a company. In this article, we explain in detail how processes of this kind take place.

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Share Deal

With a share deal, companies and private investors have the opportunity to take over another company in whole or in part. But how do transactions of this kind work?

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SAP HCM

SAP Human Capital Management (HCM) is an integrated personnel management system. In this Wiki article we show which functions and which purpose HCM has.

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SAP GUI

Every business software needs a user interface. At SAP, this interface was called SAP GUI for a long time. It is still used, but was replaced by SAP Fiori for SAP S/4HANA.

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SAP EWM

Smooth processes in logistics are of great importance. Process optimization in the warehouse and in the supply chain is therefore on the agenda of numerous executives. SAP EWM can help.

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Joint Venture

A joint venture is when different companies cooperate as partners. In several cases it can be advantageous for companies to cooperate with other companies.

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Corporate Finance

Corporate finance is embedded in every corporate strategy. Every activity must be financed, capital must be used optimally, the value of the company must be increased and risks must be averted.

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Asset Deal

Companies that buy companies have several options. One variant: the asset deal. What does the term mean? What are the advantages of this procedure? What are the practical implications?

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What is SAP Sports One?

Together with TSG Hoffenheim and FC Bayern Munich as well as the DFB, SAP has developed a platform for sports clubs and associations with the cloud-based solution SAP Sports One.

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What is the SAP Analytics Cloud?

SAP Analytics Cloud is a solution for business intelligence, advanced analytics and business planning - completely web-based.

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SAP Fiori

SAP Fiori is designed to transform the SAP user experience and adapt to the fast pace of digital change. But what is and can Fiori really do? What makes it better and what is behind it?

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Why TSA secure the M&A Deal

In an M&A deal or divestment, the main focus is on the purchase and contract negotiations. Often not enough importance is attached to considering the time after closing. But it should!

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Reorganization of SAP Merchandise Groups

Historically, product group structures have mostly grown strongly and urgently need to be optimized. What stumbling blocks are to be expected on the way to a successful reorganization of product groups?

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M&A deals: opportunities and risks

New highs in M&A deals are being recorded, and the value of deals worldwide has also risen significantly recently. But why is that and what are M&A deals anyway?

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What SAP S/4HANA cloud solutions are there?

The road leads to the cloud. Ultimately, this makes it possible to use current technologies without having to upgrade your own IT infrastructure. But which SAP cloud is best for whom?

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Master Data Optimization with SAP MDG

Growing structures are also accompanied by an increase in the demands placed on a company's own master data. Incorrect or deficient master data can have significant consequences for a company.

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SAP security

Security issues in the IT and SAP environment are becoming increasingly important. In the following, you will learn how to discover security gaps and, above all, how to eliminate them.

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SAP S/4HANA Release 1809

Every year again: following the annual rhythm, SAP has released the new SAP S/4HANA version. What's new with SAP S/4HANA Release 1809?

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SAP S/4HANA - Business management benefits

Most companies are currently thinking about their S/4HANA Roadmap or are already implementing it. The direct economic benefits that S/4HANA can have are open to many.

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SAP Leonardo

What is actually under the guise of SAP Leonardo and how can companies benefit in particular from the Machine Learning Services offered?

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SAP HANA Data Management Suite

The importance of universal data is immense. With the SAP HANA DATA MANAGEMENT SUITE, SAP provides a central business data platform that enables up-to-date data quality.

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SAP GTS

With SAP S/4HANA, many familiar solutions and modules are being replaced - it feels like no stone is left unturned. Will SAP customers have to say goodbye to SAP GTS (Global Trade Services) in the future?

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SAP ERP

On this page you can read which ERP systems are offered by SAP and for which core processes and company size they are suitable. You will also receive information about the deployment models.

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SAP Authorization System under SAP S/4HANA

The introduction or conversion to SAP S/4HANA can be an opportunity to optimize your own SAP authorization system.

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SAP ABAP

ABAP is a proprietary programming language that was developed for programming applications in the SAP context. It is basically similar to the COBOL programming language.

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SAP CO-PA

Accounting-based SAP CO-PA is on the advance and is regarded as SAP's strategic solution. But is it really the market segment calculation of the future?

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What is Artifical Intelligence (AI)?

Artifical Intelligence is not new, but currently extremely popular. Numerous useful AI functions are currently making their way into companies - including ERP systems such as SAP.

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