- September 01, 2021
As SAP moves away from Microsoft Azure as its preferred public cloud provider, Google looks to fill the void. Customers should benefit from the competition.
- August 20, 2021
IBM's hybrid cloud presents a strong alternative to the public cloud hyperscalers for S/4HANA deployments, but many don't see the legacy vendor as an innovation leader.
- August 13, 2021
SAP is trying to create a 'network of networks' with its SAP Business Network, which it unveiled in June, but it still has to knit all the elements together.
- July 23, 2021
Most S/4HANA projects are being held up by the complexity of SAP system environments, and organizations need to fully understand the systems and align IT and business to succeed.
- July 15, 2021
Rise with SAP is good for smaller companies, but if Rise is going to be a success, SAP will need to figure out how to attract its largest customers, according to two experts.
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- July 02, 2021
Faced with an aging on-premises ERP system, Quadpack is migrating to SAP S/4HANA Cloud while simultaneously upgrading its analytics and data warehousing capabilities.
- June 23, 2021
SAP debuted sustainability products so that companies can measure and manage carbon emissions and participate in the circular economy. But are customers ready?
- June 16, 2021
The annual user conference, held virtually for the second year, showcases SAP's effort to entice customers with the promise of a cloud- and S/4HANA-driven intelligence enterprise.
- June 11, 2021
SAP customers Paragon 28 and Merit Energy extoll the value of an S/4HANA-based intelligent enterprise, but an S/4HANA migration might not be needed to achieve the same benefits.
- June 09, 2021
At Sapphire Now 2021, SAP execs DJ Paoni and Julia White discussed how businesses can utilize Rise with SAP and the new SAP Business Network to meet the acceleration of change head on.
- June 04, 2021
SAP announced new initiatives such as the SAP Business Network to help companies become intelligent enterprises. Experts described the messaging as impressive but lacking in detail.
- May 28, 2021
At Sapphire Now, the SAP community is hoping for clarity on Rise with SAP and an honest look at the challenges facing SAP customers.
- May 25, 2021
The new Forge Real Estate Operations application from Honeywell and SAP marries operational data with enterprise data to help companies make better decisions on building usage.
- May 07, 2021
A new version of the Coaching Insights app, a joint SAP-NHL effort, includes features that provide coaches with in-game analysis of player and game data.
- May 03, 2021
A successful SAP S/4HANA migration depends on companies fully understanding business processes. Here's how the Hager Group uses Celonis process mining to analyze and optimize processes.
- April 23, 2021
SAP results in Q1 2021 were strong, led by a growth in cloud revenue and the growth of the customer base for SAP S/4HANA. However, there are weaknesses in the Intelligent Spend unit.
- April 14, 2021
SAP and financial industry investment firm Dediq are forming a new business unit to develop applications that help banks and insurance firms with changing processes.
- April 08, 2021
Cyberattacks are a significant threat to unpatched, unprotected SAP applications, according to a new threat intelligence report from SAP and Onapsis.
- March 22, 2021
MSC Industrial Supply needed to cut costs and modernize its ERP system, so it first moved to S/4HANA on a hybrid cloud and has recently completed a transformation to a SaaS model.
- March 18, 2021
ODTH First Class Logistics and TGS lean on SAP tools to analyze SAP remote access and user experience and speed up an S/4HANA migration project.
- March 08, 2021
SAP customers considering a move to S/4HANA may be attracted to the simplicity of Rise with SAP, a recently launched program that may also be a boon for SAP partners.
- February 25, 2021
The SAP Store now includes the SAP App Center for partner applications as well as enhanced search capabilities that allow customers to quickly find specific applications.
- February 23, 2021
Like the transformation of their IT systems, SAP customers will need to modernize their security strategies as they move to the cloud, according to a new ASUG and Onapsis survey.
- February 01, 2021
SAP had a strong Q4 in 2020, but long-term growth prospects are unclear as they depend on SAP's transition to a true cloud-first company.
- January 27, 2021
Process mining and business process intelligence capabilities are a core part of SAP's new Rise with SAP subscription services and will be delivered through SAP's acquisition of Signavio.
- January 27, 2021
SAP debuted Rise with SAP, a new offering designed to help customers transform business models and processes so that they can become more flexible, resilient, data-driven enterprises.
- January 26, 2021
Investing in data centers and bringing on former SAP executives, Google is hoping to turn its cloud platform into a public cloud destination for SAP customers.
- January 19, 2021
SAP shuffles the executive ranks again as head of SAP customer success Adaire Fox-Martin leaves and ex-Microsoft Azure leader Julia White joins to head the SAP marketing organization
- January 12, 2021
SAP Commerce Cloud is designed to help companies launch digital commerce sites, which may be useful for large enterprises and digital commerce sites with complex processes.
- January 07, 2021
SAP's 2021 will be a mix of familiar challenges such as moving customers off legacy systems to S/4HANA and new opportunities such as its SAP Business Network, according to experts.
- December 29, 2020
From leadership changes to the massive disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, it was a year like no other for SAP. Here are some of the most important SAP 2020 stories.
- December 28, 2020
SAP announced plans for a Qualtrics IPO in July. On Monday, the official paperwork was filed.
- December 15, 2020
Navisite expands its SAP managed services offerings for midmarket enterprises with the acquisition of SAP implementation project specialists Dickinson and Associates.
- December 08, 2020
At the virtual event, SAP unveiled low-code/no-code development tools and announced free SAP Cloud Platform access for developers to reduce the complexity of building SAP apps.
- December 08, 2020
In this Q&A, SAP's John Wookey explains the current makeup of the SAP Intelligent Spend Management and Business Network group and how it helps companies track their spending.
- December 03, 2020
Accenture, Deloitte and IBM approach SAP implementation projects differently. Knowing those differences could help companies save on costs and time.
- November 12, 2020
In this Q&A, SAP executive Jan Gilg discusses how customer feedback played a role in the development of new features in S/4HANA Cloud 2011.
- October 30, 2020
FrieslandCampina uses Syniti Knowledge Platform for data governance and data quality to improve its SAP ERP and other enterprise systems.
- October 30, 2020
Optimizing SAP licenses is critical in today's insecure business landscape. Here are some best practices organizations can follow to lower costs and get the most from their investment.
- October 28, 2020
SAP's stock value sank as third-quarter earnings disappointed investors, but analysts believe the short-term pain does not reflect SAP's long-term prospects as it more fully commits to the cloud.
- October 09, 2020
Here's how two SAP S/4HANA migration projects by De Nora Group and Vistaprint were completed on time after the COVID-19 crisis forced the implementation teams to work remotely.
- October 07, 2020
Industry veteran John Wookey is back at SAP to run the newly formed SAP Intelligent Spend and Business Network as SAP Ariba executive Chris Haydon departs.
- September 29, 2020
During a pandemic, organizations may consider pausing a major project like an S/4HANA migration, but experts believe they can use the disruption to their advantage.
- September 24, 2020
Parkland Health managed a surge of cases caused by the COVID-19 pandemic by using data analytics based on SAP Analytics Cloud and SAP Digital Boardroom.
- September 10, 2020
The AWS approach for migrating SAP systems to the public cloud doesn't emphasize a move to S/4HANA but enables customers to go at their own pace.
- September 08, 2020
SAP is making language for documentation, training materials and user interfaces and on websites more inclusive.
- August 31, 2020
The ThoughtSpot Embrace BI platform could put SAP HANA data into the hands of business users.
- August 26, 2020
Queen of Raw's S/4HANA-based textile marketplace app is helping suppliers of the fashion industry reduce waste by keeping unused inventory out of landfills.
- August 14, 2020
A new partnership between SAP and HPE enables SAP systems to run on HPE GreenLake, providing a way for customers to have public, cloud-like deployments in their own data centers.
- August 07, 2020
In this Q&A, Jan Gilg, president of SAP S/4HANA, discusses the current state of S/4HANA Cloud and how interest in the SaaS version of SAP's ERP has grown during the pandemic.
- August 05, 2020
Penn State University recently completed a greenfield SAP S/4HANA implementation to replace an old COBOL-based system with a modern, transformative ERP.
- July 31, 2020
S/4HANA is viewed positively by most SAP customers, according to a new survey of ASUG and DSAG members, but complexity of an S/4HANA move may be delaying implementation projects.
- July 27, 2020
SAP's decision to spin off Qualtrics in an IPO will likely benefit both companies, analysts said.
- July 23, 2020
SAP and IBM are enhancing their longstanding partnership by teaming up to help companies develop industry-specific applications on SAP Industry Cloud and move to S/4HANA.
- July 15, 2020
More than 40,000 SAP systems could be vulnerable to a security flaw that allows attackers to gain access to SAP systems. SAP released a patch to mitigate the vulnerability.
- July 10, 2020
In this Q&A, Marc Haberland, founder of Clariba, explains why SAP needs partners to co-innovate with customers on applications that enable the intelligent enterprise.
- July 08, 2020
Sagamore Spirit and Ellsworth Foods are using SAP Business One ERP to help deal with dramatic changes in demand caused by the COVID-19 crisis.
- June 29, 2020
SAP Cloud Platform is proving to be a useful development environment for applications that address issues brought on by the pandemic.
- June 26, 2020
Customers who need comprehensive information about their SAP environments can now use the new SAP for Me portal to get a complete and transparent look at all the products in the system.
- June 25, 2020
In this Q&A, ASUG CEO Geoff Scott discusses what SAP customers say about the intelligent enterprise and how companies that are moving to it have an advantage in uncertain times.
- June 19, 2020
SAP's Business Technology Platform groups SAP products into one foundation for developers; the SAP industry cloud initiative is designed to help develop vertical industry applications.
- June 18, 2020
At SAP Sapphire Now, SAP unveiled Climate 21, a program designed to make the intelligent enterprise more sustainable.
- June 16, 2020
Technical troubles marred the start of SAP Sapphire Now Reimagined, but CEO Christian Klein was largely successful in defining the SAP intelligent enterprise, according to experts.
- June 16, 2020
SAP Cloud for Real Estate integrates with Honeywell Forge autonomous buildings platform to help improve energy efficiency in buildings.
- June 10, 2020
SAP Sapphire Now will go online with virtual content and interactive sessions, but it remains to be seen if the conference will be able to match the audience engagement of in-person events.
- June 05, 2020
SAP focused on helping partners deliver customer success during the SAP Global Partner Summit Online, which introduced new programs to help ISVs and implementation partners.
- June 04, 2020
This year's Sapphire conference was "reimagined" as an online event for SAP to re-pitch the intelligent enterprise as key to resiliency in challenging times. See coverage here.
- May 29, 2020
The SAP Logistics Business Network integration with InstaFreight is aimed at reducing the cost and complexity of finding carriers and shipping goods throughout Europe.
- May 21, 2020
The latest version of S/4HANA Cloud has functions for supply chain, finance and SuccessFactors integration that will likely appeal to companies dealing with the COVID-19 crisis.
- May 15, 2020
In this Q&A, SAP's Gerrit Kazmaier discusses how the SAP HANA database has become the platform to enable the intelligent enterprise by combining transactional and analytical data.
- May 08, 2020
SAP customers and ISV application developers describe how they use the SAP App Center to find and deploy useful, integrated and technically validated SAP apps.
- April 23, 2020
SAP reports first-quarter growth in cloud revenue but a drop in license revenue as the COVID-19 crisis threatens to delay IT infrastructure projects; analysts warn about overly rosy projections.
- April 21, 2020
Jennifer Morgan will step down as SAP co-CEO after six months in the position. Christian Klein will become sole CEO as the ERP vendor continues to face an uncertain time.
- April 13, 2020
Taronga Conservation Society Australia improved efficiency by implementing a mobile application built on the SAP Cloud Platform. The app has digitized old paper-based processes.
- April 08, 2020
Rückholprogramm, an SAP Cloud Platform app, was built in just a few days to fulfill a request from the German Federal Foreign Office.
- March 20, 2020
Buyers and suppliers can now access SAP Ariba Discovery for free, and SAP Ariba, Fieldglass and S/4HANA are further integrated for an 'intelligent spend management' platform.
- February 17, 2020
In this Q&A, Rajesh Rengarethinam of ERP security vendor Appsian discusses why reviewing data security and business processes are important when planning a move to SAP S/4HANA.
- February 04, 2020
Business Suite 7 will receive mainstream maintenance until 2027, a decision industry observers say reflects the difficulty of an S/4HANA migration.
- February 03, 2020
Although SAP reported impressive revenue and cloud growth for 2019, it remains challenged to get the majority of its installed customer base onto S/4HANA.
- January 24, 2020
In this Q&A, Ekrem Hatip of Syntax Systems discusses what SAP customers need to consider as they embark on an SAP S/4HANA migration. It should be driven by business, not IT needs.
- January 09, 2020
Industry analysts discuss SAP's biggest issues in 2020, including how the two new CEOs will guide the company deeper into the cloud age and jump-start S/4HANA migration momentum.
- January 03, 2020
When medical supply firm Paul Hartmann AG tested a supply chain analysis system built on SAP Data Hub, it found that it could predict demand better than the company's sales team.
- December 20, 2019
The resignation of CEO Bill McDermott and veteran executives was the top SAP story of 2019, along with the company's push for S/4HANA migrations, intelligent enterprise adoption and Qualtrics integration.
- November 27, 2019
In this Q&A, SAP executive Claus Gruenewald discusses how SAP partners are instrumental in servicing the SMB market and how they can help sell customers on moving to the cloud.
- November 20, 2019
The latest version of SAP S/4HANA Cloud embeds Qualtrics XM capabilities that provide a way for users to give direct feedback about the product. Analysts say it could be a differentiator but may take time.
- November 18, 2019
SAP's new SAP Data Warehouse Cloud promises to make data analytics more accessible to the business. It's a needed addition to SAP's analytics portfolio, but faces well-established BI competition.
- November 13, 2019
In this Q&A, SAP chief partner officer Karl Fahrbach discusses why the company has evolved its partner program to reward customer success, rather than just focusing on sales.
- November 08, 2019
Medical device startup Enable Injections is small now but intends to be big soon, so it's implementing SAP S/4HANA in phases to future-proof its company.
- November 04, 2019
SAP S/4HANA is seen as an ideal platform for companies to build the intelligent enterprise, but SAP still faces problems getting customers to implement the 'next-generation ERP.'
- October 30, 2019
SAP and Microsoft partner to make Microsoft Azure the preferred public cloud infrastructure for customers who want to move to S/4HANA workloads to the cloud.
- October 22, 2019
Alex Atzberger is leaving his post as president of SAP Customer Experience. He will be replaced by industry veteran Bob Stutz. The news comes two weeks after Bill McDermott announced he was stepping down as SAP CEO.
- October 16, 2019
New SAP co-CEOs Jennifer Morgan and Christian Klein must clarify SAP's products strategy, explain the experience economy and help customers build the intelligent enterprise.
- October 11, 2019
Bill McDermott, CEO of longtime ERP, CRM and BI software vendor SAP, resigned Thursday triggering a succession plan that promotes Jennifer Morgan and Christian Klein to co-CEOs.
- September 27, 2019
Rather than acquire every company it believes could benefit its customers, SAP is doing something else -- partnering with them.
- September 23, 2019
In the last 20 years, SAP has gone from an ERP software vendor to a modern-day technology powerhouse. Analysts point to SAP HANA as the linchpin to its transformation.
- September 12, 2019
The Navy consolidated 26 various ERP systems onto SAP HANA on the AWS GovCloud, leading to data reduction, lower TCO, and setting the stage for next-generation technology like S/4HANA.
- September 06, 2019
Protecht, an SAP HANA based system, enables teams in contact sports to measure and analyze data about hits though an IoT sensor embedded mouthguard that sends data to a HANA database.
- August 27, 2019
Third-party support providers like Rimini Street offer SAP customers a way to stay on legacy platforms, but some say this may prevent them from using the most advanced versions.
- August 20, 2019
The quarterly release of SAP S/4HANA Cloud includes new RPA and embedded analytics capabilities. One analyst was blunt about his take: He called the additions 'bells and whistles.'
- August 15, 2019
Industry observers believe that if SAP is to remain competitive, S/4HANA migrations need to pick up, and new leadership needs to convince customers of the intelligent enterprise's value.