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SAP Migration Tools Help Reduce Digital Debt During Your Cloud Transition Process

Tue, Jul 16, 2024 @ 05:13 PM / by David Fellers posted in S/4 HANA Cloud, CEO perspective, Thought Leadership, digital debt, RISE with SAP, SAP GROW, clean core

With each quarterly earnings announcement showing dramatic increases in cloud ERP revenue, SAP’s strategic shift to S/4HANA cloud services is clearly now in full swing. In Q1 2024, revenue from the Cloud ERP Suite was up 32% and reached $3.48 billion US, marking nine straight quarters of 30%-plus growth. 

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Unifying Operational Accounting and Compliance Accounting in the Office of the CFO

Tue, Jun 25, 2024 @ 09:56 AM / by David Fellers posted in Leasing Solution, CEO perspective, Thought Leadership, Compliance, Treasury Management, Automated Revenue Management, Order to cash, cost accounting

The role of enterprise level CFOs has changed radically over the past decade with both a widening scope of influence and greater responsibilities for helping guide corporate transformation programs and technology choices. Instead of the historic backward-looking role focused primarily on gathering and reporting data, the Office of the CFO is now much more involved in proactively analyzing trends and formulating forward-looking strategies to drive future company results. 

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SAP Gen AI Capabilities Shift into High Gear with New Announcements at SAPPHIRE

Thu, Jun 13, 2024 @ 10:17 AM / by David Fellers posted in S4HANA, CEO perspective, Thought Leadership, AI, Artificial Intelligence

With Sapphire now behind us, it is a great time for this Insights series to provide a quick overview of all the AI-related  new initiatives from SAP and strategic partners that were announced and/or spotlighted during the event.

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Keys to Revenue Accounting and Compliance for Professional Services Companies

Thu, May 23, 2024 @ 01:28 PM / by David Fellers posted in S/4 HANA Cloud, CEO perspective, DSE, RISE with SAP, DSE-industry

Previous episodes in this Insights Series have explored the challenges created by new Digital Solutions Economy paradigms for billing, fulfillment, invoicing, revenue accounting, and compliance across a wide range of industries. In this new Insights post, we take a look at the management, revenue accounting, and compliance issues for Professional Services companies.

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Webinar- Learn About Powerful New Features In Subscription Billing from SAP Development

Tue, May 21, 2024 @ 12:41 AM / by John Froelich posted in webinar, SAP, AI, BRIM Solution,, subscribtion model, Digital Solutions Economy, DSE, RISE with SAP, Order to cash, quote to cash, EBRR, Recurring Revenue, CBRR

Join Bramasol’s John Froelich along with David Eastlund, Christian Ilmberger, and Boris Aljancic from SAP’s Development team to learn more about how powerful new features such as multi-currency and early billing that extend the power of SAP’s premier cloud Order to Cash solution, Subscription Billing.

Along with a deep dive into how these new features work, the panel will address best practices for implementing them smoothly into your overall end-to-end, quote-to-cash to compliance landscape.

We will address the alternatives for connecting with various front-end customer-facing systems and back-end revenue recognition solutions. Finally, the presentation will also provide insights into seamlessly optimizing these new features within SAP S/4HANA Cloud environments.

There will be an interactive Q&A session after the presentation, so enter your questions below or just bring them to the live webinar session.

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Are Your Compliance Processes Keeping Up with Evolving Audit Requirements?

Mon, May 13, 2024 @ 08:38 AM / by David Fellers posted in Professional Services, Revenue Recognition, SAP RAR, Thought Leadership, Accounting Advisory Services, SAP GROW, High Tech, Semi Conductor, Software, Media, Life Science, Health, PharmaCeutical, PCAOB

Discover how SAP solutions lay a solid foundation for audits and next level PCAOB or AICPA compliance reviews.

For any public company, the goal of successfully complying with periodic financial reviews by external auditors cannot be overstated. While passing each audit is a critically important milestone, companies also should understand that it is only one aspect of ensuring their financial transparency and integrity. 

This post provides a deeper look into the organizations that are overseeing your auditors and provides key insights into how your financial, compliance and reporting processes need to be robust enough to satisfy these "audit the auditors" reviews. 

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How SAP's Sustainability Solutions Align with the Changing ESG Landscape

Tue, Apr 16, 2024 @ 05:59 AM / by David Fellers posted in Professional Services, CEO perspective, Thought Leadership, carbon accounting, ESG, High Tech, Semi Conductor, Software, Media, Life Science, Health, PharmaCeutical, Sustainability

With the 54th anniversary of Earth Day on April 22, 2024, now is a good opportunity to review the progress of corporate Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) initiatives with an eye toward the future and a review of available tools for monitoring, managing and reporting ESG information. 

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New SAP AI Initiatives Will Enhance Order-to-Cash to Compliance Processes

Mon, Apr 15, 2024 @ 01:14 PM / by David Fellers posted in Professional Services, CEO perspective, Thought Leadership, AI, Digital Solutions Economy, Order to cash, quote to cash, Semi Conductor, Software, Media, Life Science, Health, PharmaCeutical, BRIM

Previously in this series, we have explored the big picture regarding How Generative AI is Impacting the Digital Solutions Economy. In this new post, we get more granular to provide an update on how AI and Gen AI can enhance productivity, insights, and results in finance applications such as order-to-cash to compliance (OTC2), along with a look at how new SAP AI initiatives are key to this transformation.

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Webinar- Demystifying SAP FI-CA for Handling High Volume and Velocity of Transactions in DSE

Mon, Apr 15, 2024 @ 01:29 AM / by John Froelich posted in Professional Services, webinar, SAP, AI, sapinsider, Digital Solutions Economy, DSE, Order to cash, quote to cash, Recurring Revenue, CBRR, High Tech, Software, Media, Life Science, PharmaCeutical, BRIM, SAP FICA

As the Digital Solutions Economy (DSE) has proliferated across many industries, the challenges of data Volume, Velocity, Density and Complexity have become critical for success.

In this webinar, experts from SAP and Bramasol provide a deep dive into how SAP FI-CA, with proven capabilities for contract accounting, helps to address the key Volume and Velocity issues. We will explore how FI-CA optimizes rapid processing of very high volume transaction flows by collecting, aggregating, and posting all detailed level information to the GL, while providing seamless ability to handle credit and collections. The panel will also address how FI-CA interfaces with SAP BRIM for subscriptions and with revenue compliance processes through SAP RAR’s Contract Based Revenue Recognition (CBRR) functionality.

If your company needs a way to efficiently process tens of thousands of transactions while retaining the ability to drill down and drill through to handle the details, then this is the webinar for you.  
There will also be an interactive Q&A session so post your questions below or bring them to the session.

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