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.

Engineer monitors oil drilling site

The Digital Paradox Of Change In The Oil And Gas Industry

6-Aug-2019 | Paul Kurchina

Most industries measure digital transformation by accelerated, highly visible outcomes – from new business models and efficient processes to experiences that wow customers and employees alike. But n

intelligent enterprise, machine learning, artificial intelligence, RPA

How Intelligent Enterprises Bridge The Gap Between Hype And Reality

30-Apr-2019 | Paul Kurchina

Part 3 of the three-part series, "Innovating the Intelligent Enterprise" The buzzworthy promises of all things automation, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and predictive analytics are no

chatbot, AI, artificial interface, human-machine interface, automation

How Conversation Is Shifting The Paradigm For Intelligent Businesses

25-Apr-2019 | Paul Kurchina

Part 2 of the three-part series, "Innovating the Intelligent Enterprise" Conversational user interfaces (UIs) are steadily becoming an integrated part of everyday life. From Siri on iOS and MacOS a

automation, machine learning, employee engagement, AI, analytics

The Debate On Workplace Automation Ignores Humankind’s Greatest Opportunity

23-Apr-2019 | Paul Kurchina

Part 1 of the three-part series, "Innovating the Intelligent Enterprise" As the debate over the impact of artificial intelligence technology in the workplace rages on, people often plead their case

Female athlete jumping over bar, low angle view (lens flare)

The Promise Of The Intelligent Enterprise: Pushing The Limits Of Humankind

8-Apr-2019 | Paul Kurchina

Einstein is right after all: “Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them.” Recognizing human weaknesses and aligning them with a desire to make life more convenient, simpler, and productive h

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