- 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 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.
- 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 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 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- July 31, 2019
Vinci Energies Group shows that an SAP S/4HANA migration is a difficult project that requires strong management, but the new functions have real business value.
- July 29, 2019
Steve Niesman, CEO at Itelligence, believes customers who make the move from ECC to S/4HANA and C/4HAHA now are in a good position to reap competitive advantage.
- July 22, 2019
Most SAP customers should not be afraid of going through an S/4HANA implementation, but they need to understand the benefits first, according to Approyo CEO Chris Carter.
- July 12, 2019
SAP now offers free access to S/4HANA and C/4HANA test and demonstration systems to qualified partners. The new partner program is being met with enthusiasm, as SAP tries to keep pace with other cloud providers.
- June 21, 2019
A new survey suggests SAP customers will stay on SAP ECC6, despite SAP's plan to pull support by 2025. One analyst said reports like this should be taken with a grain of salt.
- May 15, 2019
In this Q&A, SAP's Hasso Plattner explains why the cloud is the best option for SAP S/4HANA systems and why companies must know their customers' feelings in order to succeed.
- May 14, 2019
In this Q&A, SAP co-founder Hasso Plattner explains why SAP HANA is now more accessible with the new HANA Cloud Services and can handle new enterprise database requirements.
- May 09, 2019
SAP announced at Sapphire Now 2019 it is taking its flagship in-memory database platform to the cloud, pushing it beyond enterprise applications and making the technology more accessible.
- May 01, 2019
SAP is gearing up for its annual conference. Experience management and Qualtrics are sure to be on the agenda, but the vendor's recent layoffs and executive moves likely won't be.
- May 01, 2019
The annual user conference showcases emerging tech like AI, blockchain and IoT and advances the ball on HANA applications, with an eye to improving the customer experience.
- March 25, 2019
According to a new survey by ASUG, most SAP users plan to move to S/4HANA eventually, but they're currently focused on other IT priorities, lack of confidence in S/4HANA or still need to build a business case.
- December 26, 2018
What do CIOs need to know when migrating or deploying SAP S/4HANA? That seemed to be front of mind, based on our top 10 most popular stories for 2018.
- December 01, 2017
SAP and Microsoft partner on running SAP S/4HANA on the Azure cloud: Microsoft deploys S/4HANA on Azure to run finances and SAP puts cloud applications on Azure.
- July 05, 2017
A survey from Rimini Street says that almost 90% of SAP users have no plans for an S/4HANA migration, in part due to satisfaction with their existing SAP ERP.
- May 20, 2016
Integration updates to HANA Cloud Platform and SaaS offerings for small businesses and Microsoft Office 365 users among new enticements to migrate from on-premises legacy ERP.
- May 18, 2016
A finance leader at New York Life explains how S/4HANA Finance helps manage and analyze data on $528 billion in assets, and the key role of change management in a successful project.
- January 06, 2016
SAP S/4HANA was the big news in 2015, but what's in store from the vendor in 2016? Six industry experts discuss what they see on the horizon from SAP and its competition.
- December 21, 2015
The release of SAP S/4HANA was the biggest news from SAP in 2015, but it wasn't the only notable development, as new HANA upgrades, Fiori and HANA Cloud Platform also made waves.
- November 11, 2015
SAP will release a new version of S/4HANA that adds manufacturing functions, including inventory; plus, new mobile services for Fiori based on the HANA Cloud Platform.
- September 11, 2015
In part one of a two-part Q&A, Shaun Syvertsen of Convergent IS says that SAP S/4HANA can be transformative -- if your organization has the right mindset.
- May 19, 2015
Despite the newness of SAP's S/4HANA, some companies are wasting no time to implement the product. Others are taking a wait-and-see attitude.
- May 06, 2015
In this video, analyst Jon Reed discusses SAP CEO Bill McDermott's opening keynote at Sapphire Now, which left many wanting more details.
- April 30, 2015
While the major ERP rewrite takes center stage, attendees will also look for progress on Fiori UX and SAP Business Network.
- March 31, 2015
The announcement of SAP S/4HANA promises a new world of lightning-fast processes, but making it a reality will not be simple.
- February 03, 2015
Despite SAP's glowing S/4HANA announcement, analysts say extent of Business Suite move to HANA in-memory database and migration path are still unclear.