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SAP Services

As a large German SAP consulting and implementation company, we focus on the world of SAP in the blog category “SAP services.” From topics such as enterprise resource planning (ERP) with SAP S/4HANA to customer relationship management (CRM) with SAP C/4HANA and logistics and warehouse processes with SAP Integrated Business Planning (IBP), on through to extended warehouse management (EWM) and transportation management (SAP TM) – this is where you’ll find exciting insights and helpful practical tips. And we can’t overlook the topics financial processes with SAP Finance, human capital management with SAP HCM, and analytics and controlling with SAP Analytics.


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Comparison of Emarsys and the SAP Marketing Cloud

How is the marketing platform Emarsys recently acquired by SAP different from the SAP Marketing Cloud already in the SAP portfolio?

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Efficient implementation of SAP S/4HANA projects as SAP consultant

Claudia Jost has worked for valantic since 2018 and implements large S/4HANA projects as an SAP consultant in the area of purchasing and master data. In the interview, she gives us insight into the SAP consultant's world, talks about efficient implementation of SAP S/4HANA projects, the challenges of being a consultant, and explains what she likes about valantic as an employer.

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Get to know customers with the SAP Customer Data Cloud (SAP CDC)

SAP Customer Data Cloud is designed to collect and merge customer identities, preferences, and consents across multiple contact points. We talked with valantic expert Tim Baumgart about what exactly is behind this, what the advantages are, and what differences there are between it and the SAP Customer Data Platform (CDP).

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Why it’s possible to jump into SAP consulting as a mathematician

Antonia Demleitner tells us why, as a mathematician, she took the leap into SAP consulting at valantic and she gives us an overview of her tasks as an SAP TM consultant on projects.

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What you should know about migrating to the SAP Commerce Cloud

SAP Commerce Cloud is the promising foundation for your e-commerce platform. But what are the concrete benefits of this solution? When is it worth migrating to the cloud and how does this work in detail? Markus Scheffknecht of valantic CEC Schweiz told us all this in an interview.

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An SAP Commerce Project in the Chemical Industry as Personal Success Story

Dr. Maximilian John gives us insights into the challenges of an SAP Commerce project and describes what he does in his role as Technical Lead.

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SAP Spartacus: Progressive Web Applications

What is SAP Spartacus, and what does moving to the progressive web app mean? Fabian Saccilotto of valantic CEC Switzerland knows best about PWAs!

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Headless Commerce revolutionized the omnichannel

What does headless commerce mean, and where are headless e-commerce solutions used? Simon Hamm from valantic CEC Deutschland knows all that and more.

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SAP HCM for HR management

Sascha Jäger shows us in the interview how he, as Team lead HCM Software Engineering, is working with his team to overcome the challenges of digitalizing his customers’ HR processes and how he has a lot of fun at the same time.

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A Management Consultant in IT Consulting

Ines Schilling, SAP HCM Consultant, has been a part of the valantic team for three months. In the interview, she provides some insight into how, even without an IT background, she found her way in the IT world quickly thanks to efficient onboarding.

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Digitalization of multi-stage sales channels in B2B retail

In the “Tips & tricks for customer experience with SAP” rubric, we provide some helpful practical tips. The third part deals with so-called chain structures in the SAP Sales Cloud. These help to map complex sales channels – also directly in the standard system.

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Junior Consultant SAP SD – career start valantic Academy

After her traineeship, Ayse Bilgi, 27, started as a Junior Consultant SAP SD at valantic in 2020. She tells us about her experiences during the trainee program and provides some insight into her tasks as a Junior SAP Consultant.

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valantic Expert Survey 2021:
82% of companies are planning a migration to S/4HANA

Over the last three years, in which valantic has conducted its expert survey on the topic of SAP S/4HANA, the reasons for a migration to S/4HANA have remained very stable. In the 2021 SAP S/4HANA expert survey, it’s clear what companies currently think is important for a transformation.

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These are the best SAP consulting firms: valantic ranks third

valantic was ranked third among the most popular and renowned SAP consulting firms in Germany, against strong competition. This is the result of a study conducted by management and economic research establishment Institut für Management und Wirtschaftsforschung (IMWF) in conjunction with Computerwoche.

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SAP Diamond Initiative: six awards for valantic

The SAP Diamond Initiative awards are presented for excellence and outstanding services. Kai Kronauer explains valantic’s secret to success and what these awards mean to him.

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Corona Redefines IT Priorities: This is What German Companies Now Have on the Agenda

The study "Corona resets IT priorities" by valantic and techconsult examined the impact of Corona on 218 German companies at the end of 2020.

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Conversion from MS Dynamics on-premise to the SAP Sales Cloud – data migration in no time at all

The conversion to a new CRM system brings new opportunities, but also some challenges. How can data be transferred from Microsoft Dynamics on-premise to the SAP Sales Cloud most easily?

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Project Insights – A Customer Case in the Food Industry as Personal Success Story

Felix Marx, Managing Consultant at valantic, provides insight into the challenges of an international S/4HANA project for a customer in the food industry. He also tells us how he, as sub-project manager, successfully implements the agile valantic project methodology for the SAP Finance area.

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Master’s thesis as professional entry into SAP BI consulting

Kirsten Nachtmann reports in the interview about her hiring at valantic, which came about due to her Master's thesis, and her start as SAP BI consultant in Hamburg.

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Catalysts for a successful company

Companies want to update their individual SAP strategy, automate business processes, implement new digital business models, and make their IT flexible and more agile. The valantic Customer Focus Day SAP showed them how they can do these things successfully and what the catalysts are.

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SAP S/4HANA – Experience Agile Project Methodology Live

Nils Meißner is Project Manager SAP S/4HANA and has been with valantic since April 2019. In the interview, he gives us insight into the SAP project world, talks about the challenges of project business, and explains what he likes about valantic as an employer.

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The E-Invoice – a Required Step toward Digitalization

With the introduction of the statutory regulation on electronic invoices ( e-invoices) in public administration, digitalization in finance and accounting is being further promoted. But what exactly is the e-invoice regulation about?

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Case Study: User-Centered Quotes with SAP® CPQ: “Solution Quote at Bizerba – as unique as your fingerprint!”

Sales at Bizerba needed a tool to create complex quotations that unites all these dimensions in a single interface. At the same time, the company wanted to provide its customers with a clear quotation document for a custom-tailored solution at the touch of a button. This is where the idea for Solution Quotes came from.

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From On-Premise to the Cloud – How Projects are Developing

Michael Bader is Managing Consultant in the Mannheim location and has been with valantic CEC Deutschland since 2005. He tells us in the interview why a close customer relationship is important and what he's especially proud of.

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On the path to the customer-centered and intelligent company

The digital transformation in companies is progressing more and more. But the future belongs to customers and lies in the intelligence to provide them with the most perfect customer experience possible. With the customer at the center of attention, the path to the Intelligent Enterprise is thus marked out and indispensable. New technologies such as artificial intelligence, predictive analytics and the Internet of Things (IoT) will be increasingly in demand.

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Customer experience comes first at the intelligent enterprise

The future belongs to the customers. After all, they are the ones who pay in the end and increase the turnover of a company. In order for this to happen, the buyer or prospective buyer must feel absolutely comfortable with the service and product in each of his buying cycles. How does a company manage to provide its customers with a perfect buying and repurchasing experience?

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SAP S/4HANA migration: Take advantage of the design possibilities!

Even if SAP gives its customers more time to migrate to the new SAP S/4HANA product generation, the undertaking remains a major challenge. But it is also true that the impending changeover also offers numerous opportunities.

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The mindset must precede the technology

One of the top speakers at valantic's Customer Focus Day SAP 2020 is the SAP Chief Technology Officer (CTO) - SAP Germany Glenn González. As here in this short interview he talks less about technology, but rather about the mindset that must precede the technology.

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SAP HCM Newsticker Portal: Efficient Employee Communication in the Era of Covid-19

In the era of Corona, more people than ever are working from their home offices. With the SAP HCM add-on “Newsticker Portal,” valantic is helping its customers effectively communicate company information, recommendations for action, employer confirmations, and much more to their own employees.

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What is SAP S/4HANA Customer Management and what distinguishes this solution?

SAP has a lot of Customer Relationship Management solutions in its portfolio. Very traditional SAP CRM on-premise or the cloud-based SAP C/4HANA. We will show you another alternative with SAP S/4HANA OP: Customer Management.

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Junior Consultant SAP QM – Career Start Trainee

After completing her traineeship in summer 2019, Corinna Sahan started as Junior SAP Consultant QM at valantic. She tells us about her experiences as a trainee and her tasks as Junior SAP Consultant.

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The valantic S/4HANA study 2020: Into the digital future despite Corona

Learn in valantic's current S/4HANA Sudy how companies in all industries are currently evaluating SAP S/4HANA and what current trends can be detected.

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Controlling has to help actively shape the transition to SAP S/4HANA

Interview with Uli Müller, Managing Director LINKIT Consulting – a valantic company, about controlling questions in connection with SAP S/4HANA.

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Senior Consultant SAP TM & EWM – Balancing Act between New Market Developments and Specific Customer Requests

Christoph Schnitzenbaumer, Senior Consultant SAP TM & EWM, tells us about his start at valantic and the challenges with which he is confronted as a consultant.

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Achieve efficient liquidity management in four steps

In the current crisis, the concern is to secure liquidity quickly and effectively and to reduce ongoing costs. Our technical article shows how this works in four steps with the SAP Analytics Cloud.

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How SAP S/4HANA Makes Procurement Processes More Intelligent

Interview with Thomas Latajka, Managing Director valantic ERP Services, about innovations in procurement processes with SAP S/4HANA.

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Business Analyst for SAP Customer Experience Solutions – Insights from the Project and Working World at valantic

Tatjana Kilb decided to join valantic in October 2017 after a personal interview. In her role as Business Analyst, she provides insight into the SAP Customer Experience project world and she explains why everybody is working together at valantic.

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Next-Generation Intercompany Reconciliation: Pull Into the Fast Lane with S/4HANA and Fiori

The expanded and redesigned SAP solution SAP ICMR (Intercompany Matching and Reconciliation) represents an all-around modernization of the intercompany process and provides significant improvements.

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“It’s possible to implement SAP S/4HANA Cloud in 4 weeks”

Many people in charge are asking the question whether they should shift essential platforms such as Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) to the cloud. In this interview, SAP expert Marcel Deichmann of the ERP specialist valantic explains what is behind ERP systems in the cloud and for which users solutions such as the SAP S/4HANA cloud are best suited.

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SAP S/4HANA Finance – Insights into the consulting world at the interface of financial accounting and IT

Simon Wolter, Managing Consultant, reports about his specialization in SAP S/4HANA Finance, and what exciting challenges have to be confronted.

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Implement compensation for shorter working hours and compensation payments with SAP HCM

The current Covid-19 pandemic has turned the lives of companies and employees upside down, posing special challenges for HR departments. However, many SAP systems are not equipped for this. Our tips will show you how companies should handle these challenges.

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An excursion into SAP Transportation Management at valantic

Thomas Pongratz, Managing Consultant at valantic, on the fast-moving nature of information technology, the challenges arising from this, and why he especially appreciates the team spirit and hands-on mentality at valantic.

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CFO: Surviving the digitalization madness – time-travel!

We are now in the future, in the year 2025. You're the CFO, sitting in your office, going over the manuscript for your upcoming farewell speech once again. In just a few minutes, you’ll face your employees one last time. Will you tell a tale of success or are you leaving your company because you failed miserably at digitalization?

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On a Digital Journey in the SAP IBP World

Interview with Fabian Stocker, Vice President Integrated Business Planning (SAP IBP) at valantic Supply Chain Excellence, about working as a consultant at valantic.

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SAP ERP maintenance extension: Why we shouldn’t just sit back and relax with S/4HANA

SAP has recently extended the deadline for upgrading to the S/4HANA Business Suite. Companies now have until the end of 2027 – or for a surcharge, until 2030 – for the migration. We spoke with Thomas Latajka about the burden on companies and why you shouldn't just sit back and relax.

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valantic DR!FT showcase

With our showcase, valantic connects processes along the value chain, using chatbots and IoT – with ease and at high speed.

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New digital Marketplace at SIEMENS

With the Easy Spares Marketplace™, SIEMENS is taking another step toward digitalization.

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News@SAP Customer Experience

In Orlando, SAP announced that with the introduction of the SAP C/4HANA Suite, it will revolutionize CRM. CRM will become CX (Customer Experience) and the focus will be more clearly on the customer.

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SAP S/4HANA Deep Dive Workshop

SAP S/4HANA Deep Dive Workshop by valantic: A clear overview of new features relevant for you including an individual roadmap with concrete recommendations for action.

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Successful trade show campaign at Heller with SAP Hybris Cloud

With the help of valantic, Heller, a globally-active machine builder, digitalized its entire trade show campaign in just three months for the leading AMB trade show in Stuttgart.