- April 17, 2018
SAP wants to resolve the indirect-access issue with a new, document-based licensing model. Analysts think customers will be happy, but SAP needs to build trust.
- March 30, 2018
SAP and Accenture announced plans to develop DDMRP functions for SAP Integrated Business Planning; SAP DataGenius Challenge tries to get March Madness predictions right.
- March 12, 2018
SAP Ariba Live 2018 focused on the idea that businesses can use procurement technology to do good in the world; for example, by using supply chains to expose forced child labor.
- March 05, 2018
SAP Cloud Platform is now available as a consumption-based model, an alternative to the subscription model. SAP also updated the SCP SDK for iOS and released two new apps.
- February 23, 2018
SAP paid $2.4 billion to acquire lead-to-money vendor CallidusCloud, and analysts agree that the significant price may be worth it in an effort to compete with Salesforce.
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- January 31, 2018
SAP and Esri are combining SAP HANA's in-memory database capabilities with Esri geospatial applications, and utilities are taking advantage to integrate GIS and enterprise data.
- 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.
- November 28, 2017
In the past few years, Microsoft ramped up its production of devices, like the Xbox and Surface, which greatly increased the complexity of its supply chain, leading it to implement SAP Ariba.
- November 14, 2017
At SAP TechEd 2017, SAP rolled out some new developer tools that are intended to extend the SAP platform and drive development of SAP Leonardo applications.
- October 30, 2017
SAP Tennis Analytics uses SAP Leonardo machine learning and SAP Predictive Analytics to deliver tennis insights. The NHL puts its entire league history into HANA Enterprise Cloud.
- October 20, 2017
SAP Data Hub and Vora are both data integration tools, but Data Hub has a broad mission to manage data from different sources, while Vora focuses specifically on big data lakes.
- October 10, 2017
Blockchain use cases for business are still limited, but SAP believes the new SAP Leonardo Blockchain Co-innovation program will help foster adoption.
- October 09, 2017
In this Q&A, SAP's Mike Flannagan explains the evolving nature of SAP Leonardo and how a design thinking process can help businesses implement Leonardo technologies faster.
- September 28, 2017
SAP bolstered its claim as a cloud-first company with several announcements at TechEd 2017, including Data Hub and ABAP running on SAP Cloud Platform.
- August 07, 2017
SAP Ariba and IBM are partnering to combine SAP Leonardo and IBM Watson technology to create cognitive procurement applications. The deal looks good to some, but lacks details.