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Technology considerations to provide operational resilience

Economic crises pose a real threat to organizations, the systems they rely upon and the people they serve, regardless of whether they are caused by natural disasters, political turmoil, or the changing economic climate. While there are many preventative measures to deploy, including well-known disaster recovery and crisis scenario-planning methods, it is important to understand that technology, next to being at risk, can also help to mitigate the risks, accelerate change, and expand access to critical systems and resources.

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Zanders Project Management Framework

If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together

At the birth of any project, it is crucial to determine the most suitable project management framework by which the treasury objectives can be achieved. Whether the focus is on TMS implementation, treasury transformation or risk management, the grand challenge remains – to ensure the highest quality of the delivered outcome while understanding the realistic timelines and resources. In this article we shed a light on the implications of project management methodologies and address its main concepts and viewpoints, accompanied by experiences from past treasury projects.

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Average Rate FX Forwards and their processing in SAP

Zanders add-on for SAP TRM

An Average Rate FX Forward (ARF) can be a very efficient hedging instrument when the business margin needs to be protected. It allows the buyer to hedge the outright rate in a similar way as with a regular forward. However, as the cash settlement amount is calculated against the average of spot rates observed over an extended period, the volatility of the pay-out is much reduced.

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Managing Virtual Accounts using SAP In-House Cash

How to setup virtual accounts in SAP, part III

In the previous part of this series on ‘How to setup virtual accounts in SAP’, we delved into the details of a scenario where virtual accounts are managed on GL account level using SAP FI module only. This article investigates how SAP In-house cash (SAP IHC) module can be used to manage virtual accounts in your ERP.

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Zanders at the SAP Treasury and Working Capital Management Live 2020

From 6-8 October, the SAP Treasury and Working Capital Management event took place, for the first time as a virtual event because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Spread over three days, it featured the latest insights and developments from SAP as well as a wide array of customer case studies to address key industry challenges, hot topics and future development.

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