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Drive continuous control monitoring and reduce risk – with SAP Process Control

Drive continuous control monitoring and reduce risk – with SAP Process Control

Simplify your internal control system, get insight, and strengthen your business with SAP Process Control. This GRC software automates internal control and compliance management enterprise-wide – and gives you real-time visibility into your controls' status and responses to key compliance needs and risks. Increase business process reliability and efficiency, and ensure compliance with a broad range of regulations.

Why SAP Process Control?

Because it helps protect your business with continuous control and compliance monitoring. Improve the effectiveness of your internal control processes across SAP and non-SAP systems, and tightly align them with risk prevention and efficiency requirements.

  • Get scalable support for multiple internal controls and compliance management programs
  • Improve efficiency by identifying, prioritizing, and focusing resources on key business processes and risks
  • Gain real-time visibility into all compliance and internal control processes
  • Speed internal control audit cycles and reduce audit costs with automation
  • Detect issues earlier, proactively analyze control failures, and monitor remediation
  • Comply with a range of regulations: anti-bribery and corruption (e.g. FCPA), financial compliance (SOx, EU Directive 8…), IT controls (e.g. CobIT), industry requirements such as Basel II / III, FDA (GxP), FERC / NERC, and more

Discover how SAP Process Control can simplify the lives of business users and IT staff:

Functional Capabilities

Unified repository for compliance, control, and policy information

  • Ensure cross-function standardization and drive consistency across your organization
  • Manage multiple regulatory policies and compliance procedures with a single solution
  • Optimize the planning of control assessment and testing activities

 

Embedded controls to strengthen business processes

  • Align internal controls and policies with business objectives and risks
  • Monitor key business processes like reconcile-to-report, order-to-cash, procure-to-pay, IT, and more
  • Leverage the power and speed of SAP HANA to monitor high volume of transactions in key S/4 HANA business processes in real time

 

Improved compliance and control processes at optimal cost

  • Perform comprehensive online and offline control evaluations with flexible workflows and configurable forms
  • Manage the complete policy lifecycle with collaborative tools and surverys
  • Streamline issue management and certifications with best practice workflows (ex. CAPA integrated with audit management)
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Technical Capabilities

Automated workflows and notifications

  • Receive automated notifications to shrink manual intervention efforts
  • Understand control exceptions and alerts to react quickly and appropriately
  • Ensure that all appropriate stakeholders are involved in relevant tasks: assessments, remediations, and sign-offs
 

Offline forms

  • Support offline procedures with interactive forms for compliance and control assessments, testing, control performance, remediation, and sign-offs
  • Support the policy management lifecycle by the distribution of new policies and updates as well as review and acknowledgement surverys

 

Continuous control monitoring

  • Integrate with SAP and non-SAP systems using connectors or web services, or SAP HANA views
  • Monitor master data, configuration settings and transactions in business applications via scheduled processes or in real-time.
  • Monitor application data from internal and external systems in real-time
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System requirements for SAP Process Control

System and software requirements vary according to specific customer scenarios please refer to the SAP Process Control Sizing Guide for details. Also, please see the Product Availability Matrix for the latest information on updates and releases.

System Requirements Details
Application Server

SAP NetWeaver 7.40

SAP NetWeaver 7.50 (with SAP HANA option)

Applications

SAP ECC 6.0 (or later)

SAP HANA option: SAP S/4

Explore licensing and purchasing options for SAP Process Control

The modular structure of SAP software licenses allows you to license and pay for only the functionality and number of users that you require at any given time. This means that you can start with the packages and named user licenses your organization needs today and add more users and functionality as your needs change. SAP Process Control is available for use on-premise or in the Cloud. If product is deployed on-premise, it will require a perpetual license.
 
Contact your local SAP Account Executive for additional purchasing options. Consult Licensing SAP Software: A Guide for Buyers for general licensing information.
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Implementation

Ensure a successful implementation and maximize your ROI with information resources that support the different phases of SAP Process Control – from planning and installation to operation.

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Plan your installation

Refer to section 2 of Installation Guide: SAP Process Control* for important information about installation and upgrade planning.

Confirm that you have a license key

To request permanent license keys, you need authorization under myProfile*. To extend your authorization, please contact an SAP user administrator*.

Download the software

Visit the SAP Support Portal* to download the SAP Process Control software installation package.

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Complete the installation steps

Download the Master Guide* for a step-by-step overview of the installation process, including the required tools and associated documentation.

Additional installations:

Install the components

Refer to Section 3 of Installation Guide: SAP Process Control*
to learn how to install the necessary software components.

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Manage your SAP applications

Refer to Application Operations Guide: SAP Process Control* to learn how to manage, maintain, and run your SAP applications at peak performance.

Ensure the security of SAP Process Control

Download the SAP Process Control Security Guide* for important information on ensuring the security of your software.

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Enhance your knowledge of SAP Process Control

View the SAP Process Control training and certification catalog of instructor-led courses and e-courses – and learn when and where it’s convenient for you.

Stay up-to-date with our learning maps

Get role-specific learning maps with SAP implementation and operation information. These online knowledge products cover our latest products and upgrades.

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Upgrades

Plan and carry out a successful upgrade to the latest release of SAP Process Control – so you can take advantage of the new features and capabilities right away.

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Identify the upgrade paths

Download the Product Availability Matrix to review upgrade paths for SAP Process Control.

Download the matrix now*

Plan your upgrade

Consult the SAP Process Control Upgrade Guide for important information about upgrading from version 10.0 to 10.1.

Download the guide*

Plan landscape changes

The Landscape Planner lets you visualize your existing system landscape, simulate changes, and analyze the impact.

Use the planner*

 

 

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Identify dependencies

Use the Upgrade Dependency Analyzer to determine if your upgrade will have an impact on your other systems.

Access the analyzer

 

Size the implementation

Use the Web-based Quick Sizer tool to help you select an economically balanced system based on your requirements.

Open the Quick Sizer tool*

 

 

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Ask the Community

Visit the SAP Process Control community for the latest technology news and updates. Ask questions, post comments, and discuss issues.

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