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Finance/GRC Apps using Machine Learning in SAP Cloud Platform


Whether you have an on-premise implementation, or are already in the Cloud, the apps available through the SAP Cloud Platform (SCP) can be used in either deployment scenario, as well as with SAP Central Finance. Learn about these apps which incorporate advanced machine learning to increase efficiency as well as leverage predictive analysis to accelerate the close and provide managerial insights. Examples of the scenarios where SCP apps incorporate machine learning include digital payments, credit management and customer payments; cash application; goods receipt/invoice receipt reconciliation; real estate capabilities for contract and lease expense management; analytics for financial statements and for cost centers; and identity access governance for better control of authorizations.

  • Learn about the deployment scenarios available for SCP applications for Finance and Risk audiences
  • See the intuitive user interface for SCP apps that leverage SAP Fiori
  • Understand how these apps leverage machine learning to assist Finance teams to become a more strategic partner to the business
  • Find out how machine learning capabilities reduce errors and increase the performance of business KPIs for Controllers

Walk away with a better understanding of the applications available in the SAP Cloud Platform.

Birgit Starmanns

Birgit Starmannsis a senior director in the Global Center of Excellence for Finance and Risk, focused on the go-to-market for new solutions, and the business benefits they can bring to organizations. These new solutions include SAP S/4HANA Finance, cloud solutions for Finance, and solutions based on SAP Leonardo technologies such as machine learning. Birgit has over 27 years of experience across solution marketing, solution management, strategic customer communities and management consulting organizations. Prior to SAP, she was a principal in management consulting organizations, including Price Waterhouse and several boutique firms. Birgit holds a BA and MBA from the College of William and Mary. She is the author of many articles for the Financials Expert, the coauthor of the SAP Press book Accelerated Financial Closing with SAP, and the SAP Labs guidebook Product Costing Scenarios Made Easy. In addition, she is a regular presenter at various SAP events. 

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