This week's Controlling 2013 speaker profile is of Anurag Barua, Senior Director of Analytics at GyanSys Inc.
How did you get your start with SAP and SAP Controlling?
I was lucky enough to start my SAP career at SAP Labs & SAP Public Sector & Education 15 years ago.
What is one of the most important trends that you see currently in SAP Controlling?
SAP Controlling (especially CO-PA) has become a powerful use case for SAP HANA.
In your opinion, why does SAP Controlling matter?
The importance of SAP Controlling is growing as companies seek to reduce expenses and increase profit in this era of globalization. Sub-modules like CO-PA, Overhead Cost Controlling etc. are becoming indispensable.
How do you stay on top of Controlling topics? What resources do you regularly use?
By working on projects, reading various publications, talking to fellow professionals, and attending and speaking at conferences like SAP Controlling 2019.
What was your most important take away from Controlling 2012?
That there was a compelling case for a Controlling 2013 and 2014 and many more.
Where is your favorite place to vacation and why?
Venice is the most magical place I've been to and would love to go back. The convergence of land and water is surreal in Venice.
Is there anything else that you would like to share?
There’s a lot I would like to share but for now I’d love for you at attend this conference and of course, attend the sessions I'm presenting.
Learn more about Anurag's Controlling 2013 sessions.