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Will GROW with SAP mark the turning point in S/4HANA public cloud adoption? This article is sponsored by:

GROW with SAP has arrived - but will it help SAP claim midmarket cloud ERP adoption? We're about to find out. Here's my initial review - including my research on how S/4HANA Cloud fits in with SAP Industry Cloud and SAP's other SMB products.

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The future of supply chains - highlights from the ProMat show This article is sponsored by:

The ProMat show is an amazing exhibition and the 2023 show last week in Chicago was no exception. Here are my highlights.

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Accenture to shed 19,000 jobs, but CEO Julie Sweet says the big transformational deals are still happening This article is sponsored by:

A solid Q2, but Accenture is not immune to the vagaries of the current macro-economic realities...

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Building for the future - why modern technology is mightier than pen and paper This article is sponsored by: acumatica logo 290x73

Obviously, software is better than pen and paper, but in turn, legacy systems are inadequate for the construction industry. Joel Hoffman of Acumatica explores two examples that demonstrate why cloud-based ERP software offers capabilities unmatched by legacy systems.

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Workday AI/ML Innovation Summit - how Accenture shifted to a skills-based organization with Skills Cloud This article is sponsored by:

The hardest thing to find in the enterprise? Organizational change at scale. But at the Workday AI/ML Innovation Summit, we heard that story from Accenture. Here's why the Skills Cloud is my pick for the underrated story of the event.

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Process mining reinvented - why a consumer-grade user experience is a must have This article is sponsored by: Celonis logo © Celonis

For process mining software to become the next essential business system, Product and Engineering teams must reinvent the user experience, says Vaishnavi Sashikanth, Chief Engineering Officer at Celonis.

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How low-code technology empowered ServiceNow’s finance team This article is sponsored by: ServiceNow logo © ServiceNow

The nature of finance is often admin-intensive and requires manual intervention. Tasneem Baldiwala shares the challenges facing the ServiceNow finance team and how low-code technology and citizen development addressed some significant pain points.

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Taking stock of the Deloitte Digital/Rootstock alliance in a trifurcated ERP market This article is sponsored by:

This deal is a bit different from the usual vendor/implementer alliance story. There’s a decent mid-market angle here that many implementers can’t/won’t enable. There’s a good culture fit and a mechanism for a global deployment capability.

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The complexity paradox – can ERP customers modernize despite the economic headwinds? This article is sponsored by: ASUG logo transparent 250x150px

ERP customers must face two competing challenges: external pressure and internal modernization. Joshua Greenbaum addresses the ERP complexity paradox, and digs into ASUG 2023 Pulse of the SAP Customer Survey for insights.

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Enterprise hits and misses - Generative AI is put to the enterprise test, while the Silicon Valley Bank implosion leaves innovation fallout in its wake This article is sponsored by:

This week - Silicon Valley Bank implodes. Once the crisis is averted, what will the innovation fallout be? Generative AI's hype machine is put into enterprise context - will the guardrails and ROI be enough? Your whiffs include a very Meta move, and the revenge of the floppy disk.

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"ERP upgrades don't equal modernization" - Rimini Street makes a surprising case for composable ERP suites This article is sponsored by:

Did you expect a third party maintenance vendor to provoke a conversation on composable ERP? Neither did I - but if Rimini Street wants to press this concept, I'm all ears.

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Box FY23 Q4 results yield cautious-but-positive outlook, Levie looks to enterprise LLM use cases This article is sponsored by:

Box improves profitability in FY23 Q4 earnings and FY24 outlook but disappoints with muted outlook, while CEO Levie talks up future LLM opportunity

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Eight trends finance leaders can't ignore This article is sponsored by: Sage Logo

How will global trends affect accounting and finance teams - and how can CFOs stay one step ahead? Sage CTO Aaron Harris boils down his conversations with customers and industry leaders into eight crucial trends.

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Workday beats Wall Street Q4 expectations, looks to a return to stronger growth as economy improves This article is sponsored by:

Short term, revenue growth may slow, but Workday co-CEO Carl Eschenbach is looking further ahead.

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