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Unified Planning and Consolidation
Executive teams are under great pressure to maximize profitability, reduce costs, minimize risk, and improve stakeholder confidence. To be effective, they need

advantage capacity planning  optimize control and competitive advantage. The solutions can integrate with SAP Business Suite applications; SAP BusinessObjects governance, risk, and compliance solutions; SAP BusinessObjects business intelligence solutions; and SAP BusinessObjects information management solutions. As a result, you can maximize profitability, manage risk and compliance, and optimize corporate systems, people, and processes. For example, with the SAP BusinessObjects Financial Information Management application, you can

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Talent Management

Talent management solutions encompass all the applications necessary for handling personnel-related tasks for corporate managers and individual employees from the point of hire to the point of retire. This talent management model includes functionality for recruitment and staffing management, personnel management, career development, succession planning, learning management, performance and compensation management, and workforce management and planning. 

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The notion of having disparate mediation systems in today’s service oriented telecommunications industry is no longer valid. The accurate and timely knowledge of customer information, such as usage patterns, preferences, spending habits and duration can provide competitive advantages to service providers. Learn about convergent mediation systems that can support multiple service types (voice, data, content) in this white paper.

advantage capacity planning  the Key to Competitive Advantage Under pressure to maximize operational efficiency of their current OSS, systems convergence in the mediation layer provides an excellent starting point to enable a smoother end-to-end flow of information across multiple services. A flexible, configurable and reliable convergent mediation suite not only adds value to the service providers, it also acts as an enabler of substantial competitive advantage. As service providers move towards 3G arena, their networks and their Read More

Enterprise Resource Planning Giants Eye the Shop Floor


Because production systems on the shop floor are typically not synchronized and integrated with the planning ones, there is a lack of timely and accurate information that results in disconnected business processes.

advantage capacity planning  may give it an advantage over SAP in discrete manufacturing industries. Moreover, ISA-95, which focuses on process industries and plant-level interoperability, lacks support for e-business collaboration. Many global manufacturers have thus been using OAGIS for their business-to-business (B2B) integration, with various automotive groups, such as the Automotive Industry Action Group ( AIAG ), assertively building multi-tier supplier collaboration scenarios. On the other hand, SAP claims to have recently Read More

Is Enterprise Resource Planning Becoming a Commodity?


All was fine, methodical, and elegant until enterprise resource planning (ERP) vendors started aspiring to new customer acquisitions in the hundreds per annum. And with the advent of "ERP for small to medium businesses," the numbers are simply mind-boggling.

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How to Leverage the Talent Supply Chain for Competitive Advantage


The professional services industry depends almost exclusively on human resources. Talent is your most important (and expensive) asset, and it differentiates your organization from other providers. Learn about the innovative business practices and technologies that enable service providers to support effective talent supply chain strategies—and integrate talent, resource, demand, and supplier management.

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advantage capacity planning  a silo. To take advantage of new opportunities, avoid the looming talent crisis, and mitigate the risk of untimely departures, companies must extend succession planning across their organizations and fully integrate it into their broader talent ecosystems. Know how this can best be achieved by leveraging a single talent management platform coupled with a strong focus on process and strategy. Read More

SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation


The SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation application can help unify and streamline the planning, budgeting, and forecasting process, and can enable a faster close. Finance-owned and maintained, the application unifies planning, financial consolidation, and management reporting for the enterprise-which can improve budget cycle times, drive compliance with regulatory and financial standards, help reduce external audit costs, instill confidence, and reduce business risk. With SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation, functionality companies need to meet their bottom-up and top-down financial and operational planning requirements, as well as complete consolidation and reporting, is available through a single, unified application and user interface. Companies can benefit from the following advantages: Improved agility-quickly model new business scenarios and decide on a course of action that maximizes value creation. Reduced cycle time-finance and line-of-business managers can collaborate in a unified landscape, streamlining the process of creating and approving plans, budgets, and forecasts. Minimized business and compliance risk-transparent financial data and a single version of the truth enable fast, accurate management and statutory reporting. Increased user productivity-an intuitive interface and familiar office tools help workers make the most of their time.

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