Software AG extends SAP alliance to analyze digital supply chains

Venture Beast

Software AG partners with SAP to enable business users to optimize digital supply chains using an anaytics application. Read More.

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SAP files IPO for Qualtrics as demand for ‘experience management’ software rises 36%

Venture Beast

SAP has filed IPO paperwork for its Qualtrics subsidiary, which makes "experience management" (XM) software. Read More.

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SAP integrates Microsoft Teams to create the ‘frictionless enterprise’

Venture Beast

Microsoft and SAP are expanding their partnership in a move that will see Microsoft Teams integrated into SAP's suite of products. Read More.

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HVR, now part of Fivetran, rounds out SAP data replication

Venture Beast

HVR announces a huge increase in supporting its SAP data replication services, coming on the heels of an acquisition by Fivetran. Read More.

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Qlik makes pulling data from SAP applications simpler

Venture Beast

Qlik tightens integration with SAP applications to make it easier to pull data from specific types of business processes. Read More.

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Bosch And SAP Agree A Strategic Internet Of Things (IoT) Partnership To Facilitate Data Orchestration

Forrester IT

I recently attended an event at which Bosch and SAP announced a major partnership to more closely align their respective cloud and software expertise around the industrial internet of things. This partnership underlines the fact that SAP and Bosch are prepared to significantly transform their respective business models to generate new value for their customers. The SAP and Bosch partnership focuses on two main items: Read more Categories: Bosch.

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SAP doubles down on cloud computing push

Venture Beast

Christian Klein, CEO of German software group SAP, launched a campaign to encourage customers to move operations to the cloud. Cloud Enterprise VB Home Page category-/Business & Industrial category-/Computers & Electronics/Enterprise Technology cloud cloud computing SAP

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Can you work around SAP indirect access software licensing?

Computer Weekly

The SAP legal case against Diageo highlights the seemingly arbitrary rules governing software licensing

How Hana is disrupting SAP hosting services

Computer Weekly

We look at the differences from traditional SAP architecture that are introduced by the software supplier’s Hana technology

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Teradata Launches Analytics for SAP

Data Center Knowledge

Teradata (TDC) launched a software and services solution for SAP that bundles business insight with analytics, combining SAP data with operational data and big data. Big Data analytics sap teradata TDC

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SAP HCM - Stuck in the middle again

IT Toolbox

SAP dropped $3.4 billion on human capital management software company SuccessFactors in late 2011, at the time they were one of the biggest vendors of a SaaS HCM solution. Human resources features are starting to appear in SAP's next-generation ERP system, S/4HANA - that's creating confusion for existing and prospective SAP customers

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FastCompany: SAP NS2 Targets Terrorism with AI

CTOvision

FastCompany published a good overview of SAP NS2 and some of their use of artificial intelligence capabilities titled "SAP NS2 Targets Terrorism with AI". SAP National Security Services , which describes itself as an independent subsidiary of the German-based software giant that’s operated by U.S. Marty Meehan.

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RISE with SAP Gives CIOs a Simpler Path to S/4HANA Cloud

Information Week

SAP has announced a package of technologies and services under a single contract designed to ease enterprise CIOs' paths to digital transformation and its flagship software S/4HANA in the cloud

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The cloud rains on Big Software's parade

David Linthicum

SAP has reported first-quarter sales and earnings that missed analysts'' estimates. It''s becoming a familiar story: Even the core enterprise systems that were supposed to be immune from cloudification -- those from IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, and SAP -- will die the death of a thousand cloud cuts. Big Software is feeling the cloud heat. Cloud Computing The Industry Standard SAP Cloud Computing Technology Business

McDonald’s in Saudi Arabia to support growth with SAP

Computer Weekly

Fast food chain is using SAP software to help it better understand its customers and operations

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Blockchain as a Service with SAP

IT Toolbox

SAP engineers are mulling over a new challenge to their software empire: the blockchain

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Greggs bakes in business change programme with SAP

Computer Weekly

UK baker and food-to-go retailer says it has significantly advanced its business change programme with a full panoply of SAP software

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SAP goes after world’s largest brewing company in $600m licence dispute

Computer Weekly

Belgian brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev says it intends to defend “vigorously” against software licensing claims by SAP

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SAP aligns with Saudi Arabia’s IT transformation agenda

Computer Weekly

Global software giant SAP sees an opportunity for its wide portfolio in Saudi Arabia as the Middle Eastern country transforms

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Five Shades Darker? – What The Diageo “Indirect Access” Judgement Really Means For SAP Customers

Forrester eCommerce

At last, exactly two years later, the long-awaited sequel to my hit, if overly censored, blog post: Five Shades Of Grey (How software buyers and license managers should be compliant without being submissive). The trigger is the SAP vs Diageo verdict , which generated a lot of hysterical blogging and tweeting with dire predictions for SAP customers. My analysis, subject to the usual IANAL disclaimer, is that the real implications are: Read more Categories: SAP.

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SAP plans to spin out Qualtrics with an IPO, two years after acquiring software company for $8B

GeekWire

SAP announced Sunday that it will spin out its Qualtrics unit with an IPO, less than two years after acquiring the experience management company for $8 billion. SAP plans to maintain majority ownership of Qualtrics, which is co-headquartered in Provo, Utah, and Seattle.

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SAP SME Summit: Cloud changes businesses - but requires software upgrades

Tech Republic Cloud

At last week's SAP SME Summit, customers had plenty to say about how the cloud has changed their businesses. One thing they agreed on: cloud-based software has made it easier to serve customers and integrate with business partners

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This 6-course bundle covers Oracle, SAP, and Salesforce

Mashable VR

TL:DR: Get a head start on CRM knowledge with The Ultimate Oracle, SAP and Salesforce Training Prep Bundle , on sale for 97% off. And since this Oracle, SAP, and Salesforce Training Bundle is on sale for a limited time, now's as good a time as any.

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IBM Stakes POWER8 Claim to SAP Hana Hardware Market

Data Center Knowledge

Launches Power Systems optimized for SAP's in-memory database management software Read More. Big Data Blades IBM

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Comprehensive Overview Of SAP BASIS

Galido

What is SAP BASIS? BASIS(Business Application Software Integrated solution) is a mix of tools and middleware programs of SAP. It is the systems administration of SAP software applications. SAP software applications are enterprise applications used primarily by large businesses to manage data. SAP Basis acts like an interface with an operating system, database, communication protocols and business applications such as MM, PP, FI, CO etc.

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Apromore simplifies pulling data into open source process mining platform

Venture Beast

Dev Enterprise VB Home Page Apromore business process mining category-/Business & Industrial/Business Operations/Management category-/Computers & Electronics/Enterprise Technology category-/Computers & Electronics/Software/Business & Productivity Software Open source SAP

SAP makes major acquisition in CRM data management

IT Toolbox

Software giant SAP has made yet another incursion into the universe of CRM with its acquisition of Gigya, a specialist in customer identity and access management tools. Gigya is known for its ‘registration as a service’ (RaaS) service that enables companies to come to grips with opt-in profiles and customer identity data in an increasingly efficient manner. At the same time, it also

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SAP's Internet of Things platforms expands into machine learning

IT Toolbox

While enterprise resource planning software may have its roots in unifying record-keeping and reporting, its present and future are about fundamental digital transformation. That’s why SAP is expanding Leonardo, its Internet of Things platform, into machine learning, big data analytics and blockchain capabilities, said CEO Bill McDermott during his opening address at

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Luxury golf shoe maker Royal Albartross extends online reach with SAP

Computer Weekly

Golf shoe maker looks to up its game by using e-commerce software as a service from SAP Anywhere

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Cloud vs. software? The writing is on the wall

David Linthicum

SAP recently reported its numbers , and it's not good news. SAP's sad story is consistent with that of other traditional enterprise software companies. Salesforce.com and Workday -- both SaaS products -- are challenging Germany's SAP and its U.S. As Bloomberg reported , "By contrast [to SAP's difficulties], Salesforce in February reported fiscal fourth-quarter sales that grew 37 percent, and more than 200 deals worth more than $1 million as it moves upmarket.

SAP Rolls Out AI and Guidance Tools for ERP

IT Toolbox

Enterprise software giant SAP has announced it is adding artificial intelligence to its enterprise resource planning system S/4HANA, sharply stepping up the pace on the cloud delivery of the product. The president of S/4HANA Cloud, Darren Roos, announced at a New York Stock Exchange analysts event that the company also will begin issuing quarterly roadmaps to inform customers of coming

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SAP Cybersecurity Notice: These Products 'Do Not Meet' Standards

SecureWorld News

Enterprise software giant SAP admits that many of its products do not meet accepted cybersecurity standards—or the security it promised to customers. What is SAP saying about cybersecurity problems? However, SAP does tell us which products are impacted. SAP Concur.

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All Business Applications Are the Same

KineticData

Business Process Automation Development Digital Transformation Enterprise Value Low Code Technology Airbnb Amazon Web Services business software Infor low-code development Netflix Oracle SAP software customization Tesla UberThink about it.

New solution tackles ERP data fragmentation issues for SAP platform

IT Toolbox

Magnitude Software has introduced RTD Stream to integrate heterogeneous ERP data into SAP S/4 HANA – the software giant’s latest cloud-based or on-site enterprise software suite – in virtually real-time. RTD Stream provides access to an organization’s fragmented ERP data, giving finance professionals central control of the company’s operations in a shared

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SAP Leonardo Is Growing Up

Forrester's Customer Insights

Here are a few thoughts from the SAP Leonardo Center launch in Singapore in early May. The good news: since we last reported on Leonardo, SAP is clearer about what Leonardo actually is, and has more mature messaging and interesting customer examples to share. Leonardo itself, though, continues to be a work in progress. So, […].

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Acumatica jabs at SAP Concur with new expense reporting features in latest challenge to tech titans

GeekWire

Business technology company Acumatica expanded its expense reporting capabilities as part of a broader wave of product updates this week, promising a lower-priced alternative to offerings from SAP Concur, the travel and expense management powerhouse based a short drive away in Bellevue, Wash.

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The Canadian SAP project that was a Target miss

IT Toolbox

Much was blamed on the SAP software selected but dig a little deeper and you find the story is much more complex Target Canada struggled to stock stores and received a bloodied nose from the media as a result of unmet expectations.

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Avon’s US$125M IT Software Project Mistake

The Accidental Successful CIO

Avon made a big mistake when they designed their new software Image Credit. However, there is one task that takes priority over all of these other takes: implementing large software projects. Their order management software system was old and out-of-date. The order management software is a fundamental way that the company interacts with these front line troops and so it can be very difficult to make changes to this software system.

SAP’s Customers’ CIOs Face Some Urgent Crucial Decisions

Forrester's Customer Insights

The CIOs of SAP customers need to pay close attention to the vendor’s announcement earlier today with details on how it intends to modernize its software licensing model. Please don’t think that “software licensing” is an esoteric topic that you can delegate to someone a level or two down in your organization.

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SAP to invest $200m in United Arab Emirates

Computer Weekly

European software maker plans investment to get near customers in the Middle East

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How utilizing could-based time tracking could enhance your business

Venture Beast

Learn how the launch of cloud-based time-tracking functionality within SAP SuccessFactors significantly enhances time management efficacy. Read More.

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SAP/HANA Does Big Data for National Security

Cloud Musings

Carmen Krueger, SAP NS2 SVP & GM While SAP is globally renowned as a provider of enterprise management software, the name is hardly ever associated with the spooky world of intelligence. That is one reason why I jumped at the opportunity to talk with SAP executives responsible for the company’s work in that clandestine marketplace. SAP National Security Services, Inc.™ (SAP SAP NS2™) is an independent U.S.

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The New Subjects In SAP Business Objects 4.2

Galido

SAP Business Objects is a business intelligence software product from SAP company popularly known as SAP BOBI. SAP has released the latest version SAP BOBI 4.2 In this article we travel through the information what has SAP enhanced and have a look at the significant features that make this BI tool most user-friendly and accessible ever. Tekslate SAP Business Objects Training helps you understand the latest features in SAP BO.

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