Finance Resolution #5: Achieve a Faster Period Close

January 6, 2017

Finance Resolution #4: Improve Workflow Inefficiency

The fourth New Year’s resolution you should consider for Finance first addresses the fact that you don’t need to fear Microsoft Excel. Finance teams can actually leverage Microsoft Excel with SharePoint, Winshuttle and SAP to streamline finance operations in transformational ways for the finance function. There are plenty of surveys and studies that back up the idea that operational workflow around the period close and period end activities are often the weak link that slows things down. One of the reasons that workflow slows things down is the fact that when someone has to apply their name or signature to something, this… Read more


January 5, 2017

Finance Resolution #2: Become Less Reliant on IT

In this 2nd post in the finance resolution series, learn how Finance teams can be less reliant on IT and take control of uploading journal entries to SAP without any required programming.


January 4, 2017

Finance resolution #1: Spend More Time on Strategic Analysis

As part of my five part blog series ‘New Year’s Resolutions for SAP Finance Teams in 2017,’ I mentioned the Winshuttle platform could be leveraged to support finance teams. The first resolution I’d like you and your team to consider is spending less time collecting and correcting financial data and more time on performing higher value strategic analysis work. This resolution doesn’t need to be limited to New Year’s – it can be an improvement initiative for your finance operations that you can work towards all year round. As you know time is scarce for finance. There is so much… Read more


September 28, 2016

How Process Automation Will Transform Your Finance Function

Periodic reviews of how your business is performing based on tactical and strategic goals is a part of everyday business. As part of this process at Winshuttle, I get to attend meetings with various teams to discuss success and the opportunities that are in flight. A recurring theme I’ve noticed is the challenge of understanding where Winshuttle products fall in relation to process automation. An interesting question was brought up around where a robotic process might be useful in comparison with a set of Winshuttle bound processes. Questions like this arise in sales cycles, but more often than not the… Read more


September 12, 2016

Don’t Miss Our Session at SAP Controlling

The SAP Controlling conference is this week in San Diego! In this post, learn why you should attend Winshuttle’s session Tips & Tricks for Streamlining your SAP Finance Operations at the conference.


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