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The annual European main event for those interested in an update on SAP’s GRC solutions, was held in Vienna, combined with parallel events on SAP HANA, BI, Finance and HR. Our COO Hans van Nes attended and shared the highlights of the conference.… Read More
It all starts with the data, and in the case of Procure to Pay/Purchase to Pay (P2P), it’s Vendor Master Data (VMD). Many organizations spend many man months and years, not to mention a high cost, cleaning up their Vendor Master Data only to realize that it had begun to slip back into a less than pristine state only months later.… Read More
Data Visualization is taking over. To meet the onslaught of big data head on, more and more we see tools aimed at helping us make sense of all of this data. Programs, dare I say platforms, such as Tableau and Qlikview have made solid inroads with corporate finance and audit organizations to provide just such a service. … Read MoreRead More
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You are a Chief Compliance Officer and I spent 2 days with you at the Compliance Week 2016 conference in Washington DC on May 23 and 24.… Read MoreRead More
Workday, the new kid on the block of low cost, simpler ERPs continues to make significant inroads throughout the corporate landscape. The promise of low cost, low impact integration is certainly an attractive alternative in an area traditionally filled with obstacles and costs that keep enterprises locked into a well defined ERP path.… Read MoreRead More
It is generally accepted that organisations lose between 3—5% of their annual cost base to error, waste and fraud (according to many sources, including ACFE). There is much evidence that the cost of inefficiency is in fact higher. The biggest spotlight is on the Purchase to Pay (P2P or PtP) process (sometimes referred to as Source to Pay (StP) or Source to Settle) as the low hanging fruit of cash recovery, whether it be in error and waste in the purchase of goods and services, misuse of those goods and services or accounting issues in the invoice to payment cycle.… Read MoreRead More