White Papers & Guides
Find out about the latest trends and best practice with our series of white papers and guides
Supply chain disruption: 10 tips for improving resilience
Modern businesses are in a time of increased risk and competition – as well as unprecedented opportunity and innovation. Mitigating supply chain disruption to improve and support supply chain resilience and agility is more important than ever.
The Transformation Mindset: Procurement’s Role in Delivering Business Value
As midsize businesses grapple with heavily disrupted supply chains, soaring operating costs, and rising demand for sustainable products and services, procurement leaders are expected to shift their focus beyond aggressively pursuing savings
Procurement for prosperity: How UK CPOs can navigate uncertainty and change
To thrive in turbulent times, chief procurement officers can strengthen strategic foresight and innovation, nurture talent, and deliver social value.
Future-proofing the supply chain
With supply chains in the spotlight, three new long-term transformation priorities form a fresh focus for competitive advantage.
Business Reimagined: Sustainability as Strategy for Growth
SAP Insights surveyed midmarket executives to find out how their companies are incorporating sustainability into their business strategies, how they might use it to drive growth, and what technology’s value is in supporting sustainability.
SAP: Top 10 Issues Facing Procurement Leaders in 2022 and How to Solve Them
Organizations all over the globe are struggling to simultaneously tackle multiple challenges, including ongoing supply chain issues, increasing materials costs, a drive toward sustainability, evolving regulations, and changing consumer expectations. Executives are looking to you – procurement professionals – to address them.
SAP: Digital Supplier Network Benchmarks Report eBook
Are your trading partners worth more than a spreadsheet? Learn the 6 reasons to access mission-critical supplies on a network.
SAP: Procurement-powered performance infographic
In collaboration with Oxford Economics, SAP surveyed 1,000 procurement and supply chain executives to understand the impact of technology and process digitization in the procurement function.
Full-potential procurement: Lessons amid inflation and volatility
Procurement organizations are uniquely positioned to catalyze cross-functional actions that promote efficiency and resilience in rapidly evolving market conditions.
SAP Agile Procurement Insights Research Report: Procurement-powered performance
How digital transformation is elevating procurement.
Peer Insights on Procurement Technology Investments
Current investment in procurement technologies skews heavily toward foundational technologies that ease core work.
To improve your supply chain, modernize your supply-chain IT
Global distribution issues and increasingly complex supply chains are forcing companies to modernize the tools they use for forecasting demand and planning how to meet it.
SAP Research Study: The Procurement and Supply Chain Imperative
Learn about systems thinking and how it is becoming the future for procurement and supply chain industry leaders.
SAP: Digitization Delivers for Manufacturers
Learn more about Industry 4.0 and how it can help to enhance supply-chain operations.
5 Reasons You Need An SAP Digital Supplier Network Membership
If you need to send POs or receive invoices, you need to connect the processes between your ERP and your suppliers. It’s one critical step on the path to the Intelligent Enterprise, improving suppler collaborationand delivering five big benefits along the way.
The Top 10 Priorities for Sourcing and Procurement Leaders
During a leadership transition, focus on what matters most to sourcing and procurement.
Building resilience through procurement analytics
New tools can help companies crisis-proof their supply chains. To implement the technology at scale, companies can focus on four key priorities.