- June 06, 2019
New demand-driven planning methodology in SAP Integrated Business Planning helps organizations create better supply chain forecasts based on real customer sales orders.
- May 06, 2019
A new partnership integrating the SAP Logistics Business Network with Uber Freight may help shippers and carriers optimize freight transportation processes.
- March 07, 2019
At the Qualtrics X4 Summit, SAP CEO Bill McDermott argues that experience data is now central to business success. He promised to build the capability to merge operational and experience data.
- March 30, 2016
In an interview at Ariba Live, analyst Joshua Greenbaum discussed SAP Ariba's biggest challenges and opportunities in integrating with SAP technology and the SAP Business Network.
- August 07, 2015
Given a choice, 10% of Ariba users opted for the new user interface in the first three days of its rollout.
- June 24, 2015
In video, head of SAP practice at Tata Consultancy Services explains why massive project required upgrading SAP logistics software.
- June 12, 2015
The latest release of Ariba Source procurement software integrates with SAP ECC to bring a consumer-like experience to direct materials sourcing.
- 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.
- June 06, 2014
In this video from the Sapphire Now 2014 conference, Holger Mueller of Constellation Research gives his take on the state of the Ariba-SAP combination.
- February 05, 2014
In this SAP news roundup, Vendavo rolls out a new profitability app, SAP lets grocery shoppers go mobile, and more.
- October 29, 2013
SAP's drive to help standardize its UI on the SAP Fiori platform makes sense on a number of levels, according to Capgemini consultant Chris Kernaghan.
- May 09, 2013
At its annual conference, Ariba announced a new tool by partner Dell Boomi that lets small businesses integrate their QuickBooks accounting with the Ariba Network.
- August 07, 2012
The SAP supply chain management roadmap has long been a source of confusion for users. Now SAP has begun to clarify its SCM roadmap for customers.
- April 27, 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
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 11, 2012
SAP says it’s moving on a range of fronts, from the further development of its HANA in-memory platform to new mobile partnerships and the acquisition of Syclo, a mobile application developer.
- April 02, 2012
Learn what SAP supply chain customers gained -- or didn’t -- from their software deployments, whether it was for analytics, warehouse management, or planning and forecasting.
- March 21, 2012
SAP BusinessObjects Supply Chain Performance Management 2.0 includes a new Rapid Deployment option and ups the value in Enterprise Performance Management, according to consultant William Newman.
- March 21, 2012
One company is deploying SAP Supply Chain Performance Management for a better understanding of what’s going on across its sprawling global network.
- March 13, 2012
Canada’s version of Amazon.com opted for SAP’s Extended Warehouse Management system even though that meant giving up on some functionality, and having to make the system more retail-friendly.
- March 09, 2012
When Canada’s largest book retailer decided to ditch its troubled warehouse management system, it decided to go with SAP Extended Warehouse Management over best of breed vendors, even though it meant significant customization.
- February 06, 2012
Companies can better weather tough economic times by taking take full advantage of features within SAP order management, from Biller Direct to SAP Collections Management.
- October 13, 2011
According to the electronics manufacturer, SAP's REA module was crucial to administering take-back programs required by Europe’s tough environmental laws, though it wasn't easy.
- September 07, 2011
SAP will integrate Right Hemisphere’s 3-D visualization software into its portfolio to provide manufacturers with visual tools that can help speed their products to market.
- August 26, 2011
One steel manufacturer has been using SAP Global Available-to-Promise to roll inventory demand into one companywide stream as well as to protect orders for priority customers.
- August 02, 2011
At the recent SAP Supply Chain Management Summit, Sauer-Danfoss shares how the SAP Supply Network Collaboration (SNC) portal is reducing lead times and inventory discrepancies.
- August 02, 2011
Sauer-Danfoss originally deployed SAP Supply Network Collaboration as a way to communicate with its suppliers but has since used the portal for additional advantages.
- July 28, 2011
One manufacturer wanted supply chain software that could meet its growing supply chain needs. Instead, it got a heated standoff between business and IT.
- April 15, 2011
SAP’s strategy of offering customers an end-to-end sales order management system gets high marks, according to analysts.
- February 16, 2011
Supplier onboarding is a good method for reducing ERP procurement costs across an Oracle or SAP shop.
- February 15, 2011
Oracle and SAP procurement shops can improve their accounts payable functionality through invoice automation.
- February 14, 2011
Companies using SAP or Oracle procurement can turn to third-party tools to enhance their MDM and SRM strategies.
- February 07, 2011
SAP shops in need of quick ROI projects should take a look at their supply chain strategies.
- October 27, 2010
Does Oracle or SAP have better e-Sourcing software? Learn more in this column by SpendMatters’ Jason Busch.
- October 25, 2010
Looking for supplier information management software? Learn how SAP stacks up to Oracle in this column.
- October 15, 2010
Does SAP or Oracle have better spend management software? Find out in this column by SpendMatter’s Jason Busch.
- September 07, 2010
SAP released a new version of APO in Business Suite 7. Learn its benefits and drawbacks.
- July 20, 2010
Perfect order management starts with perfect processes, which can help consolidate apps and free up capital. Learn more in this podcast with Ray Wang.
- May 11, 2010
Many SAP customers are contemplating a move to SAP APO 7.0. In this video, learn more about its strengths and weaknesses.
- May 11, 2010
Thinking of a move to SAP SCM 7.0? In this video, learn more about the manufacturing execution-related capabilities in the SAP Transportation Management and Warehouse Management modules.
- May 11, 2010
Should you upgrade or migrate to SAP SCM 7.0? In this video, Valerian Harris, vice president of Patni Americas, shares his advice on SCM 7.0's strengths and weaknesses.
- April 20, 2010
SAP's Spend Performance Management software is pretty innovative, according to spendmatters.com's Jason Busch, who details why in this column.
- April 19, 2010
Facing an increasing sea of regulations around environmental and trade practices, manufacturers are enhancing supply chain visibility as a way to achieve compliance.
- April 13, 2010
An upgrade to SCM 7.0 can be tough to justify in this economy, but SAP enhancement packages and the better user interface are sweetening the deal.
- April 13, 2010
While there is no one-size-fits-all solution, a variety of vendors and product categories tout the benefits to supply chain visibility software.
- April 13, 2010
Supply chain visibility means different things to different companies, depending on the problem and the industry sector. Learn more about what the value of supply chain visibility means and how to make the business case for projects.
- April 13, 2010
Rather than try for end-to-end visibility across the supply chain, experts recommend defining the first project around a primary pain point and scaling future efforts from there.
- March 24, 2010
Good data governance is the first step toward leveraging SCM BI in SAP, according to analysts. Learn why data governance is the first step to ensuring that a project won't result in garbage in, garbage out (GIGO).
- November 04, 2009
Most companies that deploy SAP SRM on-demand reap savings, but they face reconfiguring challenges as well as the risk of delegating responsibility for strategic supplier management processes to a third party.
- April 02, 2009
In this podcast, Anil Gupta explains that with supply chain risk assessment, one thing is often overlooked -- the risks generated by software.
- April 01, 2009
Seeking to cut supply chain costs, companies are looking to inventory management and supply chain analytics software for quick ROI.
- March 25, 2009
Through spend analysis, a purchasing organization can perform supply base rationalization, improve contract compliance, reduce item proliferation, eliminate maverick spending and identify supply chain risk.
- March 23, 2009
Companies are still looking to buy international trade software in this recession.
- February 04, 2009
SAP released Business Suite 7 today, which it hopes will make upgrades cheaper and simpler by allowing customers to download modules as they like.
- January 26, 2009
Traditional approaches of measuring supply chain performance – scorecards, dashboards and reports showing supply chain metrics – have shortcomings. The next generation of supply chain performance management (SCPM) software systems will ...
- January 15, 2009
It's a tough road ahead for retailers. SAP's retail exec shares his thoughts on how the vendor will help its customers -- by not trying to sell them more software.
- October 28, 2008
Thinking of postponing that SAP SCM implementation or upgrade? A supply chain expert explains why you should move ahead with the investment.
- September 01, 2008
SAP today revealed a new corporate performance management (CPM) product and renewed its commitment to its Business Objects roadmap with new, integrated CPM releases.
- September 01, 2008
Texas Instruments is turning to SAP to begin building a service-oriented architecture and address customer and supply chain issues by incorporating Web services.
- September 01, 2008
SAP is adding new forecasting and replenishment features for retail operations and new supply chain network collaboration capabilities in the latest release of mySAP SCM.
- June 26, 2008
SAP and i2 Technologies Inc. announced today that they had reached a settlement in a patent infringement lawsuit filed two years ago.
- August 15, 2007
In this podcast, AMR's John Fontanella discuses RFID, SAP's supply chain management module, and his SCM market forecast.
- June 12, 2007
Aquarion Water cut its SAP implementation time from five years to two using a big bang approach.
- February 14, 2007
Q&A: IDS Scheer's Mathias Kirchmer discusses some of the themes from ProcessWorld, including open business process management, SOA and SAP.
- January 16, 2007
SAP Transactionware General Merchandise is one of the SAP products that Jo-Ann Stores will implement in the next five years.
- November 28, 2006
One mid-market sea and airfreight company decided to implement SAP for Logistics Service Providers and what benefits they expect to see from the software.
- September 13, 2006
Analysts say Oracle hopes to take on SAP in the U.S. logistics software market with its new release of Oracle Transportation Management 5.5, the first major release to integrate the spoils of Oracle's purchase of G-Log Software last year.
- May 26, 2006
This special feature compiles new and archived content about RFID, radio frequency identification technology.
- May 09, 2006
Oracle has announced several RFID-related enhancements to its Sensor Edge Server, but one industry analyst thinks that both Oracle and rival SAP need to do more to innovate on RFID technologies.
- May 04, 2006
The latest report from Forrester Research gives SAP a lead over Oracle's E-Business Suite and Siebel software in order hub management.
- October 05, 2005
Advanced Planning and Optimization, Inventory Collaboration Hub and Warehouse Management products are areas within the SCM suite slated to get feature updates.
- May 25, 2005
SAP is broadening its Safe Passage program, extending incentives to retail customers running Retek software. Oracle Corp. is melding newly acquired Retek into its business suite.
- May 18, 2005
At a time when SAP and Oracle are fighting each other for retail customers, SAP announces a humdinger of a deal with Home Depot.
- April 12, 2005
Attendees at the RFID Journal Live conference in Chicago are trying to make a business case for deploying the technology beyond meeting compliance mandates.
- April 07, 2005
Early adopters of radio frequency identification will share the challenges and pitfalls of deploying the technology at the RFID Journal Live conference next week in Chicago.
- February 28, 2005
SAP has agreed to a $496 million deal to acquire Retek, a best of breed retail industry software vendor. SAP could gain 200 retail customers if the deal is approved by share holders
- February 24, 2005
SAP is opening a research and development center in Budapest, Hungary, to focus on building new supply chain management applications.
- May 26, 2004
The newest supply chain management technology is taking place outside the firewall, where edge-of-enterprise applications give companies a whole new outlook.
- May 03, 2004
SAP's new agreement with FedEx Trade Networks to build shipping data into SAP software represents an industry first.
- April 20, 2004
The latest version mySAP supply chain management software includes support for RFID and real-time response replenishment, a feature allowing retailers to respond to customer requests quicker than ever.
- March 02, 2004
Calling it one of the most significant technology projects in the consumer space, SAP's logistics expert Franz Joseph Schoppengerd asserts that a new partnership with Coca-Cola could change the way the food and beverage industry does business. ...
- February 10, 2004
Don't rush into full-blown RFID implementations, warns the Yankee Group. Instead take small steps at individual warehouses in order to avoid wasting money and time.
- February 09, 2004
Companies considering radio frequency identification technology are being met with a myriad of choices, as SAP, Oracle and other big vendors jump on the RFID bandwagon.
- January 12, 2004
SAP today announced a new RFID package targeted at Wal-Mart Stores Inc. suppliers.
- January 07, 2004
With SAPConsole, Sargento Foods says it doesn't have to worry about moldy mozzarella ever hitting the shelves.
- September 22, 2003
Transforming static supply chains into adaptive supply networks allows companies to quickly and efficiently respond to changes in their environment, according to Navi Radjou, a principal analyst at Cambridge, Mass.-based Forrester Research....
- May 21, 2003
SAP describes its new supplier relationship product (SRM) as sexy, saying its live auctions and graphical representations will thrill users.
- January 31, 2002
SAP's new mySAP Supplier Relationship Management product offers rich new features but it is still new and relatively untested, say several analysts.