- February 13, 2008
Is ABAP dead? Thomas Jung and Jon Reed discuss what development skills are important in the eSOA and NetWeaver era in this podcast.
- February 12, 2008
Business Objects' third release of its XI business intelligence product includes pre-built integrations into SAP and other systems.
- February 06, 2008
SAP has recently placed an increased focus on the retail market. This SAP Special Report highlights SAP customer case studies and retail trends of the past year.
- January 30, 2008
SAP for Retail customers discuss where SAP needs to improve in retail and where their retail projects get the most resistance.
- January 23, 2008
Some problems with the first version of SAP's SRM-MDM content management offering have slowed Rhodia's project but haven't stopped the company from seeing benefits.
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- January 22, 2008
SAP and IBM will jointly develop software that allows business users to access SAP Business Suite applications through Lotus Notes.
- January 18, 2008
Oracle's BEA acquisition sets the stage for a renewed middleware battle with SAP.
- January 17, 2008
The SAP and Business Objects merger is one step closer to completion, and the companies are announcing new business intelligence products.
- January 16, 2008
Which SAP skills are going to be important for consultants in 2008 and beyond? SearchSAP.com jobs expert Jon Reed reveals more of his list.
- January 14, 2008
Which SAP skills are going to be important for consultants to have in 2008 and beyond? SearchSAP.com jobs expert Jon Reed gives his list.
- January 08, 2008
ASUG has its work cut out for it in 2008 with all of SAP's 2007 acquisitions and new products.
- January 03, 2008
It was only after traveling to Europe to visit multiple customers that Wawa chose SAP for Retail over competition from Oracle and Retek.
- January 02, 2008
Data modeling is not a new concept, but trends such as SOA and business process modeling (BPM) have highlighted its importance once again.
- December 19, 2007
As 2007 comes to a close, SearchSAP.com looks back at the Top 5 SAP stories of the year, including SAP's Business Objects buy and the TomorrowNow lawsuit.
- December 18, 2007
As 2007 comes to a close, SearchSAP.com looks back at the Top 10 SAP stories of the year, including Duet's momentum and the battle for BI.
- December 13, 2007
Seth Ravin, CEO of third-party support provider Rimini Street, discussed the market for third-party support and whether his company had interest in TomorrowNow.
- December 10, 2007
Northern California Public Broadcasting had no visibility into budget and fundraising trends until it implemented SAP Business Planning and Consolidation.
- December 06, 2007
SAP's midmarket strategy, and its three products aimed at the space, has generated plenty of questions. At its Influencer Summit, SAP provided some answers.
- December 03, 2007
New Era ditched PeopleSoft in favor of SAP All-in-One to improve its interaction with customers and become more global.
- November 29, 2007
Shortly after Hampton, Va., chose Pilot Software's performance management product, Pilot was acquired by SAP. After much thought, the city stuck with SAP.
- November 27, 2007
SAP, Oracle and IBM all made business intelligence (BI) acquisitions recently. Forrester Research's Paul Hamerman discusses what it means for SAP customers.
- November 19, 2007
TomorrowNow's CEO resigned today and SAP says it's considering selling the third-party support provider.
- November 15, 2007
With Java and global outsourcing becoming more prevalent, what does the future look like for ABAP developers?
- November 14, 2007
SAP's many products and small acquisitions have led to confusion among some customers as to which SAP SRM modules to purchase; one analyst had some suggestions.
- November 08, 2007
Large companies such as HP and EDS increasing their SAP focus is a boon to SAP customers, but it could leave independent consultants out in the cold.
- November 07, 2007
One of ASUG's primary goals is to improve SAP's product offerings through user feedback. This SearchSAP.com podcast looks at how it's done.
- November 06, 2007
Business rules management products have improved greatly in the past five years and demand is growing, leading some analysts to speculate that market consolidation is coming.
- November 01, 2007
This SearchSAP.com podcast looks at the changing role of business process experts, the skills that are required, and how to use SAP's BPX community to keep up.
- October 30, 2007
HP is expanding its SAP upgrade and SAP installation management services program, seeking to capitalize on a growing need for SAP skills.
- October 30, 2007
MindWorks, one of SAP Business ByDesign's early customers, appreciates the product's features and pricing but says it still has room for improvement.
- October 25, 2007
SAP projects are complex, especially for large organizations. In this podcast, MassMutual's director for SAP NetWeaver administration offers tips and tricks from his TechEd 2007 presentation.
- October 24, 2007
Ever heard of an SAP Certified Master? That's just one of the terms that are on the rise, according to SearchSAP.com site expert Jon Reed.
- October 23, 2007
SAP TechEd 2007 introduced new technologies and terms to SAP users. In this guest column, SearchSAP.com site expert Jon Reed looks at the terms that will be important for SAP consultants in the future, and those that are going by the wayside.
- October 17, 2007
SAP plans to buy Yasu Technologies, a business rules management vendor.
- October 11, 2007
SAP's acquisition of Business Objects raised many questions. This Q&A with SAP corporate officer, Doug Merritt provides answers to some of the most pressing.
- October 09, 2007
SAP's planned acquisition of Business Objects presents opportunities but also challenges for SAP business intelligence users.
- October 09, 2007
Upgrades, jobs and outsourcing were the most pressing concerns for some of the 6,000 attendees at SAP TechEd 2007.
- October 09, 2007
At Pimp mySAP, a session at TechEd '07, users learned to eliminate database read/write times on custom apps and utilize Web services to retrieve BI data.
- October 04, 2007
SAP executives discuss new Web services that will enable companies to integrate identity management software with SAP GRC access control in this podcast.
- October 03, 2007
The latest changes to NetWeaver include development licenses for individuals and improvements to its composition environment, enterprise services repository and process integration.
- October 01, 2007
This podcast explores SAP NetWeaver security issues, including getting return on security investments, the relationship with governance concerns and a TechEd preview.
- September 27, 2007
The SAP Executive Resource Center is your one-stop shop for insight into optimizing your current SAP infrastructure and understanding the future direction of SAP. This center is for senior-level SAP managers, and is designed to arm you with the ...
- September 25, 2007
This SAP TechEd 2007 special feature is the place to look for all the news, analysis and tips from TechEd 2007 in Las Vegas.
- September 25, 2007
Experts size up Oracle's and SAP's different takes on identity and access management while gauging the biggest threats to application security.
- September 21, 2007
SAP Business ByDesign beats existing on-premise vendors, but to win against true SaaS providers it needs usability and pricing improvements, analysts say.
- September 20, 2007
SAP yesterday released details of SAP Business ByDesign, formerly A1S. This podcast investigates details of the product, and how customers can use it, with SAP's SMB head and a customer.
- September 19, 2007
SAP Business ByDesign is the new codename for SAP's on-demand ERP product for the midmarket.
- September 18, 2007
This SearchSAP.com podcast looks at emerging SAP NetWeaver job roles, areas with SAP talent shortages and what to expect at TechEd.
- September 13, 2007
It is too early to tell how A1S will affect the SAP consulting market, but there are indicators that can help SAP consultants anticipate where new jobs will be.
- September 05, 2007
In this podcast, ASUG's first full-time president discusses the issues facing the organization, including potential new programs and SAP's midmarket focus.
- August 29, 2007
Trial schedule and discovery were front and center in the latest filing from Oracle's lawsuit against SAP's TomorrowNow division.
- August 29, 2007
ABAP expert Rehan Zaidi shares some best practices for breaking into professional SAP application development.
- August 29, 2007
The Americas' SAP Users' Group (ASUG) announced that incoming president Steve Strout will leave his current job to focus full-time on ASUG business.
- August 28, 2007
A1S, SAP's pending Software as a Service offering for smaller organizations, will require market education and flexibility if it is to be successful, according to Forrester Research.
- August 23, 2007
In this SAP supplier relationship management (SRM) podcast, author Sachin Sethi discusses SAP SRM topics, including release date push-backs and MDM.
- August 15, 2007
In this podcast, AMR's John Fontanella discuses RFID, SAP's supply chain management module, and his SCM market forecast.
- August 09, 2007
SAP All-in-One will offer 60 new best practices and recently secured its 10,000th customer.
- August 08, 2007
Monsanto made SAP the system of record for its Global operations through an ERP roadmap, and got measurable ROI in the process.
- July 31, 2007
Harrods obtained measurable return on investment (ROI) by consolidating its legacy back-end systems on SAP.
- July 26, 2007
When implementing SAP, it is important to concentrate on more than the technology issues if your project is going to be successful.
- July 24, 2007
Kenneth Cole chose SAP for Retail in late 2005. It developed a careful and thorough blueprint for deploying the technology.
- July 19, 2007
Get answers to some common questions about Oracle's lawsuit against SAP and its TomorrowNow third-party support division.
- July 18, 2007
With SAP set to introduce A1S in 2008, speculation continues as to whether it will compete with the company's other midmarket offerings.
- July 17, 2007
Orange County Public Schools used change management and an SAP ERP upgrade to start getting the most out of their SAP implementation.
- July 12, 2007
Globalization and the midmarket will drive strong growth in the ERP software market through 2011, according to AMR Research. SaaS products will also become more popular.
- July 11, 2007
With the help of SAP Business One, Pooch Inc. hopes to change the luxury pet supply market.
- July 10, 2007
Some SAP systems integration projects are tougher than others, and each systems integrator has strengths and weaknesses.
- July 03, 2007
SAP admitted that TomorrowNow made "inappropriate downloads" of Oracle materials and will make changes at the division, but will continue with third-party support.
- June 28, 2007
IT workers in general and SAP professionals in particular continue to debate the pros and cons of the proposed increase in H1B visas.
- June 27, 2007
SAP implementations can be large, complex projects. Part 2 of SearchSAP.com's system integrators series looks at some common pitfalls of SAP implementations and how to recover from them.
- June 26, 2007
SAP systems integrators all claim to be the best, so how can you pick one? Part 1 of this series looks at critical factors for choosing a systems integrator for your SAP project.
- June 20, 2007
SAP this week announced enhancements to its mobile applications, but smaller, mobile-focused vendors still have advantages in this growing market, analysts say.
- June 19, 2007
Upgrades are a fact of life in enterprise IT, but the benefits of SOA make a convincing case for NetWeaver adoption.
- June 14, 2007
SAP and Microsoft are leading an ERP innovation renaissance, thanks in part to their acquisition strategies, according to Forrester Research.
- June 13, 2007
ASUG's annual Impact Awards highlight and reward SAP innovation. Powell Electronics kicks off this SearchSAP.com podcast series of interviews with this year's winners.
- June 12, 2007
Aquarion Water cut its SAP implementation time from five years to two using a big bang approach.
- June 06, 2007
The Globalization and Localization Association gives some tips for customizing products, support materials and systems for different markets in this podcast.
- June 05, 2007
SAP career guru Jon Reed analyzed the news and messages from Sapphire and has advice on skills that are losing popularity for SAP professionals.
- May 31, 2007
SAP career guru Jon Reed analyzed the news and messages from Sapphire and has advice on how to be a more marketable SAP professional right now.
- May 30, 2007
SAP career guru Jon Reed analyzed the news and messages from Sapphire and has some advice on how to be a more marketable SAP professional in the future.
- May 29, 2007
Steve Strout, incoming president for ASUG, offers advice from his company's SAP ERP 2005 upgrade, gives his thoughts about the Duet roadmap and appliance, and provides an update on ASUG news.
- May 24, 2007
Engaging SAP Consulting can lead to more successful SAP implementations. This was not always the case.
- May 23, 2007
SAP's BPM evangelist and a BPM consultant outline SAP's goals for BPM, its business process expert community (BPX) and how SAP professionals can benefit.
- May 17, 2007
In Part 2 of his series, careers expert Jon Reed examines some popular and not so popular SAP terms -- including Enterprise SOA, process integration and NetWeaver BI -- to help determine where SAP's technology is headed and how it will impact your ...
- May 16, 2007
NetWeaver and Duet are hot, Basis and Portals are not. Subtle shifts like these may have a bigger impact on your professional marketability than you think. In this guest column, SearchSAP.com careers expert Jon Reed examines the relevance of SAP ...
- May 14, 2007
SAP will acquire European companies Wicom Communications and Maxware and fill in its contact center functionality.
- May 10, 2007
At Sapphire 2007, SAP jumped aboard the Web 2.0 train, announcing three products to help users communicate more efficiently and not leaving them in the digital dust.
- May 10, 2007
SAP hasn't been as active as Oracle, but it has been making acquisitions. This report provides coverage and commentary on SAP's strategy and its ramifications.
- May 08, 2007
SAP announced Tuesday that it will acquire performance management software vendor OutlookSoft.
- May 03, 2007
In this podcast, SearchSAP.com walks through a demo of SAP's master data management (MDM) product and spotlights MDM news and trends from Sapphire 2007.
- May 01, 2007
In this podcast from Sapphire 2007, SearchSAP.com looks at the latest in governance, risk and compliance (GRC) from SAP.
- April 27, 2007
Shai Agassi's resignation before Sapphire had attendees wondering what he might have said if given the chance, Agassi answered with a blog post on what his keynote would have been about.
- April 26, 2007
In this podcast from Sapphire 2007, SearchSAP.com looks at the latest in business intelligence (BI), analytics and performance management from SAP.
- April 26, 2007
Duet, master data management, and governance, risk and compliance were some of the topics on the minds of Sapphire 2007 attendees.
- April 24, 2007
SAP and Microsoft announced a Duet roadmap taking the product through the next few years.
- April 24, 2007
NetWeaver continues to be a point of emphasis for SAP. Sapphire attendees have mixed thoughts on the obstacles and benefits of NetWeaver upgrades.
- April 19, 2007
Experts listed SAP's midmarket push, its leadership shake-up and service-oriented architecture (SOA) focus, as well as the battle with Oracle, as key themes for Sapphire 2007.
- April 17, 2007
A medical supplies company replaced Sage with SAP All-in-One mid-project, costing itself two months, but still finished on time and on budget.
- April 12, 2007
Shelfware is one of many risks in SAP contracts, so customers must be up to speed on how to negotiate SAP license deals, according to Gartner.
- April 10, 2007
Shai Agassi recently resigned from SAP. Axel Angeli, one of SearchSAP.com's site experts, argues that the departure is good for the company.