An SAP GTS Module Overview with ATI CEO Greta Villagran
Greta Villagran, CEO and Founder of Aurum Terra, Inc. (ATI) is one of the world’s leading experts on SAP GTS implementations, having overseen them in North America, the European Union, and throughout Asia. After steering through a planetful of trade rules and regulations, she has a surprisingly positive view of them: Regulations don’t have to be a burden.Read more.
An SAP GRC Access Control Primer with Traci Dunn, Security & GRC Architect
Traci Dunn is Security and GRC Architect at Aurum Terra, where she has overseen Governance, Risk, and Compliance implementations for dozens of businesses. She knows that businesses need to implement access control to manage risk properly.Read more.
So Your Company’s SAP GTS Implementation Was a Dud. Now What?
If you’ve worked in IT for any decently-sized organization or attended major IT conferences, then you’ve likely heard of ERP implementation successes, best strategies for ERP project management, or methods to gain additional value from ERP investments. Publicly, however, you won’t hear of implementation failures.Read more.
Assessing Your Compliance Management System: Global Compliance with SAP GRC and GTS
These days, protecting your business means protecting your data, your processes, and your overall operations, which translates to creating and maintaining a Compliance Management System (CMS). Understanding the full expanse of compliance from security, governance, risk, and policy to your global trade aspect of import/export both domestic and globally is daunting, but absolutely necessary. Wading through the vast land of IT, industry specifics, and global trade regulations quickly becomes an overwhelming process and convoluted with information overload. It becomes apparent that a CMS program can become quite unwieldy and requires a better system of management. Thus, many if not all,Read more.
The Only SAP GTS Configuration Guide You’ll Ever Need
Great journeys require a guide: Someone who knows the lay of the land, can steer through rough waters, and deal with unexpected obstacles—all while moving the voyage forward. The same is true in global trade. The enormous possibilities opened by global trade are matched only by the unprecedented logistical complexities it has created.Read more.
Ensure International Trade Compliance: Include an LCB* on Your GTS Team
Any enterprise starting an international trade initiative faces a business reality: There are a lot of rules and regulations that affect international trade. If your organization is expanding shipments abroad, you’ll need proper processes and controls to ensure international trade compliance. Getting those processes and controls right takes expertise and experience.Read more.
Compliant Management Solutions within SAP ERP
Maintaining compliance is a large challenge for businesses engaged in global trade. Trade agreements and associated items such as tariffs, customs licensing, and port duties can change with little notice. To tackle the challenge of compliance management, you must clearly understand your business processes and correctly evaluate all of the ERP functions you’ll need. That includes relevant trade regulations. The idea is to use a compliance software to close gaps within your business processes.Read more.
Capitalize On Free Trade Agreement Benefits with Your SAP GTS Implementation
Too often, organizations discover after they’re up and running that their SAP GTS implementation is not being used fully—which means they’re not getting the ROI and performance they need. Reasons include missing components and modules, undocumented processes, and overlooked free trade agreements (FTA). This presents enterprises with a checklist for realizing the full benefits of SAP GTS.Read more.
Simplify and Speed Up Your Internal Audit Procedure Using SAP GRC Functionality
Regardless of your industry, the growing number of regulations impacts every part of your organization. Executives and managers now devote a growing amount of time and budget in order to...Read more.
Sanctioned Party List Screening Tool: A Major Benefit of SAP GTS
Global trade introduces tremendous growth opportunities that, if not managed properly, can also introduce significant risk. Global trade is governed by an endless stream of rules, regulations, and policies. At any time, for political or security reasons, these requirements can limit or prohibit trade with certain companies, countries, organizations, and even individuals. Thankfully, prohibitions are detailed in denied party (DPL) or sanctioned party lists (SPL), which are regularly updated by government agencies. It is important to know what these lists contain, how to interpret them, and how to devise an automated solution to manage them.Read more.