Mar 21, 2014

Manual Journals: is your lack of control an issue?

Manual journal entries are considered high-risk transactions for SAP finance professionals for a number of reasons, including their susceptibility to fraud and overriding of controls.  So, with all of the concerns here are some of the important aspects to consider to ensure you have full control over your journal entry process. At a recent event, experts from Price Waterhouse Coopers (PWC)  highlighted that there are a number of ways to implement mitigating controls to handle manual journals. The experts pointed out it’s relatively easy to use these entries to manipulate financial records. Material misstatements of financial statements due to fraud often involve… Read more

Feb 16, 2011

Some thoughts on Mass Data Creation and Change in SAP

A number of conversations recently with customers reemphasized the significance and risks associated with mass change in SAP environments and this prompted me to consider how we address safety measures associated with using Winshuttle products in such scenarios. I thought it might be useful to revisit these as we plan for the upcoming releases of Transaction and Runner and in particular consider new features and assess existing ones. Here are some items to consider on this topic, this is not meant to be prescriptive or exhaustive but should give you some ideas about deployment and sustainment of mass change and… Read more