• June 18, 2012 18 Jun'12

    Strategize and avoid SAP data integration failures

    Software projects often fail because of a lack of proper testing before the project goes live. Expert Ethan Jewett details testing approaches he swears by.

  • June 13, 2012 13 Jun'12

    SAP Visual Intelligence a promising, but some say limited, first release

    The software is a solid first release despite a number of limitations, particularly the fact it only runs on HANA, SAP’s in-memory platform.

  • June 08, 2012 08 Jun'12

    Money, money, money: Six takes on SAP Financials

    From the use of automation to an obscure billing application, here’s a rundown of’s top stories on managing SAP financials and accounting.

  • May 25, 2012 25 May'12

    French firm consolidates financial reporting with SAP BPC

    Faced with spending an increasing amount of time on financial reporting requirements for its global network, one company has looked to SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation for help.

  • May 18, 2012 18 May'12

    Jon Reed dissects SAP's cloud strategy

    Sapphire 2012 is in the books and, unsurprisingly cloud was a major topic. SAP mentor Jon Reed shares his thoughts on what SAP had to say about modular applications, PaaS and SuccesFactors in this video.

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  • May 18, 2012 18 May'12

    Mark Smith explains SAP's HANA, PaaS and predictive analytics moves

    Ventana Research CEO Mark Smith offered up his take on SAP's announcements around HANA, the cloud and predictive analytics at the annual Sapphire conference.

  • May 16, 2012 16 May'12

    SAP builds the case for HANA in-memory bench with new apps, customers

    After talking up its mobile and cloud road maps, SAP chose last day of the SapphireNow conference to talk about the third part of the equation it’s basing its future success on: HANA, and in-memory technology.

  • May 16, 2012 16 May'12

    SuccessFactors now leading SAP cloud strategy, but questions remain

    SAP has placed a huge bet on a new executive “born in the cloud” and on a company that will now guide both companies’ roadmap for existing products.

  • May 15, 2012 15 May'12

    SAP tells of a future built on in-memory, mobile, and cloud

    SAP outlined its cloud strategy at the SapphireNow conference in Orlando. Are customers genuinely interested, or is it just SAP hype?

  • May 10, 2012 10 May'12

    Spinnaker to fight Rimini Street for third-party SAP support market

    It was only a matter of time before SAP third-party support and maintenance provider Rimini Street had some competition from other vendors. That time has come.

  • May 09, 2012 09 May'12

    SAP SapphireNow attendees heading to Orlando looking for answers

    SapphireNow attendees are looking for answers to a long list of questions on issues ranging from mobility to the acquisition of SuccessFactors and SAP’s long-term cloud strategy.

  • May 02, 2012 02 May'12

    Eight stories tell the tale of SAP mobility

    From its growing ecosystem to Sybase Afaria, here is a collection of stories that clarify what SAP’s evolving mobile roadmap means for customers.

  • April 27, 2012 27 Apr'12

    Gartner names “cool” SAP ecosystem vendors for 2012

    From faster batch processing to managing custom ABAP code, Gartner gives its nod to a handful of “cool” -- but largely unknown -- ecosystem vendors that are making life easier for SAP customers.

  • April 18, 2012 18 Apr'12

    Company trades SAP systems integrator Capgemini for niche firm

    Florida Crystals’ decision to leave Capgemini came down to finding a niche provider that could provide specialized cloud skills and a closer, more strategic business relationship.

  • April 13, 2012 13 Apr'12

    Eight most popular HANA in-memory stories

    From use cases and running ERP systems on HANA to predictive analytics and new applications for SMBs, here’s a rundown of’s most popular stories on the HANA in-memory platform.