Researchers and university departments are often involved in numerous research projects. As an institution of higher education and research, you deal with large volumes of administrative documentation, handle complicated financial information and manage many other kinds of data related to educational and research projects. Keeping up can be challenging: it involves approval requests, reporting tasks, budgetary changes, changing sponsor demands, employee expectations and more.
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As an institution of higher education and research, the University of Ghent (UGent) must deal with large volumes of documentation, financial information and other data related to educational and research projects. As UGent was already using SAP to manage its finance and HR data, they decided to take their financial and operational approach to research project management to the next level with SAP Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) and SAP Fiori.
Not curiosity, but complexity kills the cat when it comes to financially managing research projects. Every stage of scientific research has its own set of opportunities, finance challenges and stakeholders. Flexso successfully introduced a budget app that runs on SAP’s Portfolio and Project Management (PPM).
To add intelligence to your business processes: that’s the mission of Flexso Digital. In line with that mission, we developed a pioneering solution that combines SAP Intelligent Technologies capabilities like machine learning and natural language processing (NLP) to help researchers quickly find the right funding opportunities.
New technologies are taking over our lives – but do they still have human elements? What effect does technology have on us, and how do we feel about it? Newspapers De Tijd and L’Echo gathered industry specialists to talk about the relation between HR and technology, including some of Flexso’s own experts. Discover what we had to say on the issue.