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by William Newman, Managing Principal, Newport Consulting Group August 31, 2012
SCM/SAP Professional Journal/Financials – 
See how the Supply Chain Council's supply chain risk perspective, which is based on the findings of the council's 2008 Supply Chain Risk Report, provides a number of dimensions in which supply chain risk may be considered.

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by William Newman, Managing Principal, Newport Consulting Group August 20, 2012
SCM/SAP Professional Journal/Financials – 

The new version of SAP Supply Chain Performance Management includes additional content for procurement and inventory, as well as integration with SAP Risk Management 10.0 for active supply chain risk management. Learn how to effectively map key risk indicators to an enterprise risk management program using SAP Supply Chain Performance Management 2.0 and SAP Risk Management 10.0.


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by William Newman, Managing Principal, Newport Consulting Group May 1, 2012
SCM/SAP Professional Journal/Financials – 
/SCM - SAP Spend Performance Management allows you to quickly determine levels of unmanaged spend, identify duplicative contract scenarios, and target savings from sourcing efforts and effective negotiations.

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by William Newman, Managing Principal, Newport Consulting Group May 1, 2012
SAP Professional Journal/Financials – 
- To tie key risk events into the cause and effect of ERM activities, SAP Risk Management 10.0 includes a feature known as the bow-tie builder. The bow tie is a means of visually communicating the nature of a risk event and what the expected causes and impacts might occur if the risk event actually transpires.

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by William Newman, Managing Principal, Newport Consulting Group April 18, 2012
SAP Professional Journal/Financials – 
Learn how to leverage SAP BusinessObjects Risk Management 10.0 advances and best practices to create greater satisfaction with executives and other stakeholders in enterprise resource management (ERM) program activities.


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by William Newman, Managing Principal, Newport Consulting Group October 4, 2011
SAP Professional Journal/Financials – 
Organizations face challenges to make their internal audit processes less labor intensive and more cost-effective. Learn how you can manage resources, schedules, tasks, and remediation activities for internal audit programs using SAP NetWeaver’s audit management functionality.

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by William Newman, Managing Principal, Newport Consulting Group July 18, 2011
SAP Professional Journal/Financials – 
Brands and manufacturers maintain complex supply chains of material, service, and component vendors. To demonstrate compliance with a myriad of social, economic, and environmental regulations, maintaining accurate records of supplier compliance in procurement and ongoing supplier management activities is necessary. Likewise, suppliers to multiple brands receive duplicative compliance requests simultaneously, driving up compliance reporting and business improvement activities when resources are not available to accommodate such requests.

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by William Newman, Managing Principal, Newport Consulting Group March 24, 2011
SAP Professional Journal/Financials – 
Public sentiment analysis (PSA) is an emerging discipline created by the billions of expressions made on the Internet from social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook. Capturing both organization sentiment analysis (OSA) and public opinion can create an early warning system as to the success or failure of new products and services and the overall support of an organization to launch or maintain them.

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by William Newman, Managing Principal, Newport Consulting Group January 7, 2011
SAP Professional Journal/Financials – 
Forthcoming carbon emission reporting and monitoring efforts enacted by US regulatory authorities represent yet another compliance dimension for many commercial interests. Learn how SAP has created a flexible approach for assessing your carbon footprint and follow-up steps you can take in your compliance and sustainability program.

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by William Newman, Managing Principal, Newport Consulting Group December 1, 2010
SAP Professional Journal/Financials – 
The Sustainability Executive Advisory Committee (EAC) of SAP is developing several roadmaps to enable functions and processes to address corporate sustainability reporting (CSR), planning, and monitoring activities. Stay ahead of the curve on sustainability by previewing these conceptual roadmaps and the expected releases of related SAP functionality.

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by William Newman, Managing Principal, Newport Consulting Group October 13, 2010
Financials – 
SAP BusinessObjects XBRL Publishing by UBmatrix allows for the tagging and reporting of financial information based on a variety of taxonomies.

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by William Newman, Managing Principal, Newport Consulting Group September 9, 2010
Financials – 
SAP recently announced the starter kit for liquidity planning with SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation. With the starter kit, you can create multiple liquidity scenarios and select them to fund operations and strategic initiatives across the enterprise.

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by William Newman, Managing Principal, Newport Consulting Group August 17, 2010
SCM/SAP Professional Journal/Financials – 

When considering standard and non-standard order-to-cash processes, you can employ key workarounds to preserve standard SAP documents as the system of record. Understand the document flow of an order-to-cash process within a global trade operation, as well as the effects on plant operations. Then step through four example adjustments you can make to your order-to-cash process that keep you compliant with global trade policies and regulations.


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The starter kit for capital planning for SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation, version for the Microsoft platform, allows for specific business process flows to be common across budget planning for multi-year capital expenditure investments. See how to use the starter kit as well as the various views available to evaluate different strategic objectives.

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by William Newman, Managing Principal, Newport Consulting Group June 4, 2010
SAP Professional Journal/Financials – 
SAP BusinessObjects enterprise performance management (EPM) solutions provide a transparent approach to strategic decision making in the organization. Best practices in the implementation of these and SAP BusinessObjects GRC solutions can reduce and mitigate risks during program deployment activities.

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by William Newman, Managing Principal, Newport Consulting Group April 27, 2010
Financials – 
As part of its positioning for the corporate boardroom set of enterprise performance management applications, SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation, version for SAP NetWeaver, allows for the transparency and flexibility to create predictive financial scenarios that can anticipate changes in the cost and corresponding investor relationship model. Learn how to increase performance by predicting capital asset ratings and enhance relationship management for effective governance using SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation and SAP BusinessObjects Strategy Management.

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by Judith M. Myerson , Systems Engineer and Architect/Owner April 15, 2010
SAP Professional Journal/Financials – 
Learn how to mitigate residual risks of carbon emissions when using SAP’s green software solutions. Find out more about SAP Carbon Impact on-demand service, how to visualize and compare carbon footprint data with dashboards, and how to mitigate sustainability residual risks.

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by Davin Wilfrid, Former Contributing Editor, SAP Experts March 17, 2010
SAP Professional Journal/Financials – 

Corporate sustainability is more than a feel-good endeavor. Identifying waste and inefficiency is a key way to boost your company's bottom line. William Newman and Bill Rudiak of Newport Consulting Group have identified several ways SAP companies can leverage technology to help them meet their financial goals while improving sustainability.


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by William Newman, Managing Principal, Newport Consulting Group March 12, 2010
SAP Professional Journal/Financials – 
As part of its positioning for the corporate boardroom set of enterprise performance management applications, SAP BusinessObjects Supply Chain Performance Management enables full visibility of the value chain using metrics and indicators. Learn how to reduce risks in material and intellectual property flow in your supply chain and create a more effective organization using the features available in SAP BusinessObjects Supply Chain Performance Management.

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