Paul Kurchina


Paul Kurchina

About Paul Kurchina

Paul Kurchina is a community builder and evangelist with the Americas’ SAP Users Group (ASUG), responsible for developing a change management program for ASUG members.

finance, financial reporting, analytics, machine learning

Machine Learning: A Clear Case For Automating GR/IR Clearing

4-Jun-2018 | Paul Kurchina

The more companies become digital and global, the more finance organizations need to step up their game. It’s just not enough to report numbers, pay the bills, and secure steady cash flow. They must

AI, artificial intelligence, machine learning, automation, manufacturing, industrial

Industry-Scale AI: How Industrial Markets Can Unlock Trillions

29-May-2018 | Paul Kurchina

When I say “early adopters of artificial intelligence (AI),” what do you see? Big shiny robots on a manufacturer’s assembly line?  Smart grids diverting energy resources automatically to preven

digital transformation, data, process, digitalization

Data And The Reversal Of Digital Transformation Misfortune

14-May-2018 | Paul Kurchina

The debate over digital transformation is really a battle of definitions. While both sides agree that digitalization is critical to the survival of a business, there seems to be a difference of opinio

The Transformation Conundrum: Are You Innovating, Inventing, Or Improving?

7-May-2018 | Paul Kurchina

So much has changed in our digital landscape in recent years. In what started as a quest to capture data and get a view of how the business is performing has become a platform for continuous learning.

stopwatch, time, digital transformation, machine learning, digital evolution, ASUG, customer experience, tech strategy

Digital Deadlock: Is Your Technology Strategy Running Out Of Time?

30-Apr-2018 | Paul Kurchina

Businesses are running on such an infinite loop of evolution that it’s easy to forget there are things that stand the test of time. Customers may adopt new ways to interact with brands, and employee

digital strategy, purpose, EY, ASUG, webcast

Purpose Matters When Building Your Long-Game Digital Strategy

23-Apr-2018 | Paul Kurchina

Digital transformation. It’s at the top of every boardroom agenda, prompting much debate over data management, analytics-driven decision-making, personalized user experiences, and automation. Yet, f

human brains considering self-innovation

Why Our View Of Being Human In A Digital World Must Change

16-Apr-2018 | Paul Kurchina

Technology innovation has been a source of inspired thinking for generations. From movie screens and books to the innovator’s sketch pad, the dream of life fully automated, entirely informed, and ef

Why You Should View Your Digital Strategy As An Infinite Loop Of Evolution

9-Apr-2018 | Paul Kurchina

Digital transformation. It’s an interesting term that pops up in nearly every business conversation, but few people truly understand what it is. The literal definition of “digital transformation

IT Engineer in Action Configuring Servers

The Five Most Common Cybersecurity Risks – And How To Fight Back

2-Apr-2018 | Paul Kurchina

I guess mom is always right: we should never trust a stranger. Unfortunately, most of us don’t heed this advice when exchanging sensitive personal data and interacting freely across wireless and dig

Double helix bridge in Singapore

Why Digital Transformation Is Simpler Than You May Think

18-Jan-2018 | Paul Kurchina

Our whirlwind relationship with technology has taken a life of its own in recent years. In less than a decade, gazing into a glowing screen full of information has become a natural part of life. But d