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Jan 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


Jun 29, 2015

Introducing the SAP ERP Workflow (Kitchen Sink Included)

Many companies use multiple or various workflow tools, and are hesitant to adopt SAP workflow. Winshuttle Foundation offers a different set of opportunities for businesses to interact with SAP and other systems of record.


May 7, 2015

Breaking the Status Quo of Productivity

Many SAP users are using dated processes that waste time and resources. By utilizing Winshuttle solutions, users can implement real time data validation, move away from manual processes, and significantly increase productivity.


Apr 23, 2015

Why You Might Need a Formalized Workflow Tool

A formalized workflow will provide transparency in your purchase requisitioning process, create a structure for gathering requirements, and eliminates the possibility for incomplete required tasks.


Jan 7, 2015

If you want simplicity in your use of ERP it requires collaboration

   “If you want simplicity in your use of ERP, it requires collaboration” This may sound somewhat of a trite statement, but you would be surprised to know just how many tasks and processes in any given organization don’t involve multiple participants. One of the reasons why bad data gets created and processes break down is because the processes are not engineered from the bottom up with collaboration, oversight, multi-participant contribution and review as an integral component. Many organizations recognize workflow and workflow-bound processes as being valuable, but many also see workflow-bound tasks as a function of a lack of… Read more


Jul 16, 2014

Why Building In SAP Doesn’t Always Make Sense

There is a school of thought that believes the idea of building workflows on systems outside of SAP is all about dodging SAP licenses–but in reality, this is not the case at all. The argument against building workflows within SAP falls into a number of broad categories: users, data, organization and development. Let’s use the example of a purchase requisition. The decision to build this within or outside of SAP often comes down to who participates in the process. I often use the argument that the person who sits at reception, or a factory worker, has processes that are bound… Read more


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