- 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.
- March 20, 2019
SuccessFactors HCM customers have access to workplace data that gives them a sense for what's happening, such as an employee exit. The recently acquired Qualtrics tech could help reveal why something is happening, but SAP's vision for a complete ...
- 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 01, 2019
SAP debuted new versions of its iOS and Android software development kits at Mobile World Congress. They include new integrations and functions for developing SAP mobile applications.
- February 27, 2019
SAP wants to stake a claim in IoT with SAP Leonardo IoT and integration with Microsoft Azure IoT Hub, but observers call the announcement more marketing exercise than anything.
- February 25, 2019
New features in SAP S/4HANA 1902 are meant primarily for manufacturers, but they may be challenging to take advantage of without preparation.
- January 29, 2019
Design thinking and SAP HANA database tech are the keys to an iPad app that will allow NHL coaches to access real-time stats on an Apple iOS tablet -- and others could follow.
- 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 21, 2018
The reigning Premier League champion is using SAP Challenger Insights, a tablet application based on SAP Cloud Platform, to get insights into player performance and opponent tactics during games.
- December 07, 2018
SAP partners need to change their thinking if they're going to enable the 'intelligent enterprise.' That was the big message from the SAP Partner Business Forum this week.
- November 16, 2018
One of SAP's top priorities must now be integrating Qualtrics into the ERP giant's product suite, analysts and a customer said. But putting the pieces together may not be easy.
- November 13, 2018
X and O data is coming to the forefront for SAP customers following the Qualtrics acquisition this week. A Forrester analyst weighs in on the $8 billion deal.
- October 05, 2018
Openness and the cloud were the main themes presented at SAP TechEd 2018. While customers liked the message, they may not be ready to put the technologies into real applications.
- September 11, 2018
S/4HANA upgrades form the core of digital transformation for SAP organizations, but many underestimate the challenges, such as complex legacy systems, bad data and customizations.
- August 06, 2018
SAP focuses on manufacturing and professional services with the new features it's adding to S/4HANA Cloud. The enhancements are a continuation of what SAP calls 'intelligent ERP.'
- July 03, 2018
Teradata sued SAP, claiming HANA was developed through thievery. But do the claims have merit? Or, is it a case of sour grapes due to loss of market share to a competing technology?
- July 03, 2018
SAP Sapphire Now 2018, which took place on June 5 to 7 in Orlando, had a wealth of information about SAP technologies and how companies are using them in their digital transformation efforts.
- June 27, 2018
It's nothing new, but SAP HANA Data Management Suite could simplify the vendor's data management portfolio. SAP also embeds cloud analytics into S/4HANA Cloud.
- June 14, 2018
Vendors announced software to help organizations move to SAP systems, including test automation, code profiling for HANA apps, user experience management and GDPR compliance.
- June 08, 2018
SAP debuts its Salesforce challenger, C/4HANA, at Sapphire Now 2018. But users probably won't implement it soon, and questions remain about SAP's ability to redefine the CRM market.
- June 04, 2018
SAP collaborates with Accenture on entitlements management and digital transformation platform for defense organizations. AppDynamics releases new application monitoring tool for SAP.
- June 04, 2018
At Sapphire Now 2018, SAP needs to combine high-level conceptual information with practical examples of how its technology helps businesses solve real business problems.
- 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.
- 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.
- July 17, 2017
SAP Leonardo is a marketing term for SAP's next-gen technologies like IoT, AI and ML, and some industry observers believe it helps it sell digital transformation services.
- 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.
- June 26, 2017
SAP Business Planning and Consolidation for BW/4HANA aims to simplify and consolidate enterprise financial planning; Business ByDesign's cloud ERP looks to the public sector.
- June 09, 2017
The National Hockey League is using the SAP HANA database on HANA Enterprise Cloud to power a statistics site that encompasses the entire league history.
- June 07, 2017
SAP DCI data as a service helps New York's Veritas Studio Wines understand who their customers are and where they live.
- May 31, 2017
Jack Link's Beef Jerky went with a hosted deployment on SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud when upgrading SAP ECC to HANA. Here are some lessons on how to thrive in a hosted environment.
- May 19, 2017
CEO Bill McDermott called SAP Leonardo the 'most important move since HANA,' but some customers question the company's messages around the platform.
- May 09, 2017
SAP Sapphire Now always showcases the latest technological advancements from SAP. Here's what some industry experts expect from this year's conference.
- May 02, 2017
The new SAP Next-Gen program and innovation center opened with a look at SAP's vision for next-gen technologies, including machine learning, blockchain, IoT, VR and 3D printing.
- May 01, 2017
SAP partners with Mitsubishi Electric Europe and KUKA AG to enable SAP Cloud Platform that extends IoT and robotics for manufacturing applications.
- April 27, 2017
SAP Fieldglass Live Insights employs HANA machine-learning technology to perform cost-benefit analyses by location; new products and easier buying on the SAP Store.
- April 27, 2017
SAP Distributed Manufacturing is a new network that connects design and procurement teams with 3D print service providers, making it easier to print products on demand.
- April 19, 2017
SAP continues to invest in its three SMB ERP platforms: SAP Business One, SAP Business ByDesign and SAP Anywhere. Here are some ways to know which is right for you.
- March 29, 2017
In a roundtable at SAP Ariba Live 2017, SAP CEO Bill McDermott and SAP Ariba President Alex Atzberger discuss the intelligent enterprise and how it will transform businesses.
- March 24, 2017
SAP Ariba Live shows enhancements to procurement software and looks at the future of the SAP Ariba Network, including machine learning, AI, bots and blockchain.
- March 20, 2017
SAP Vora has been updated to include features that make it easier to deploy and use to get insights from Hadoop big data; SAP IBP brings intelligence to the supply chain.
- March 07, 2017
Panorama Consulting says SAP continues as market leader among the top four ERP vendors. But the market has evened, and Microsoft Dynamics moved past Oracle into second place.
- March 01, 2017
SAP HANA Cloud Platform is now called SAP Cloud Platform and includes new services; SAP Vehicles Network has a new automated car rental app from Hertz.
- February 28, 2017
At Mobile World Congress, SAP set a date for the release of the SAP Cloud Platform SDK for iOS, which enables developers to integrate SAP data and iOS devices.
- February 17, 2017
SAP S/4HANA Cloud was unveiled at the Capital Markets Day event; 'next-generation intelligent' ERP aims to give large enterprises a cloud option for S/4HANA.
- February 06, 2017
SAP Enterprise Information Management (SAP EIM) portfolio has been updated to improve data quality, big data support, ease-of-use and SAP HANA integration.
- February 06, 2017
Chris Zeppenfeld of the Charlotte Hornets explains how Phizzle FanTracker, a data warehouse built on the SAP HANA database, helps the team get to know its fan behavior better.
- January 27, 2017
SAP has branded the IoT services portfolio it debuted last fall as SAP Leonardo, and it unveiled a kickstarter program for companies that want to develop IoT applications.
- January 23, 2017
SAP Ariba released seven procurement functions it says will bring real-time insight to supply chains and improve the user experience for purchasers.
- January 09, 2017
SAP acquires Abakus marketing measurement software for SAP Hybris marketing suite; openSAP adds new courses for S/4HANA, data science, simple screens, financials.
- December 28, 2016
2016 was an eventful year for SAP, as it positioned HANA, S/4HANA and HCP as the core technologies for digital business transformation and introduced new products and partnerships.
- November 29, 2016
Attendees at an SAP SME Summit lauded the e-commerce front end, but some said back-end integration and payment-processing features are needed before a full migration to the platform.
- November 28, 2016
SAP has released three new IoT services to help manage IoT data and get value from it: SAP Connected Goods, SAP Dynamic Edge Processing and SAP IoT Application Enablement.
- November 23, 2016
A new Panorama Consulting report ranks the top 10 ERP vendors based on market share, cost, functionality and implementation time, with Epicor on top, followed by Infor and SAP.
- November 11, 2016
SAP hopes to increase adoption of SAP HANA Cloud Platform with enhancements that include virtual machines, Ariba gateway, APIs and microservices.
- November 10, 2016
SAP BusinessObjects Cloud now includes a wave of analytics enhancements; SAP Digital Boardroom meets Microsoft Surface; and Roambi mobile analytics expands global reach.
- November 09, 2016
SAP HANA 2 includes enhancements for cloud microservices, data warehousing, support for agile IT development; SAP partners with European Space Agency for geospatial analytics.
- October 31, 2016
SAP S/4HANA 1610 upgrade has new supply chain capabilities, focuses on ease of use with SAP Fiori 2.0, and includes industry-specific functions for retail and oil and gas.
- October 27, 2016
EIU report says most organizations have a digital strategies gap; Forrester report shows online communities can enhance purchasing experience if they stay close to customers.
- October 10, 2016
SAP's acquisition of Altiscale expands its big-data-as-a-service footprint; Attunity automates data integration for SAP data and big data platforms with Replicate for SAP.
- October 03, 2016
SAP announces a $2.2 billion IoT investment, with industry-specific applications, acquisitions and innovation labs to develop IoT applications and grow its ecosystem.
- September 23, 2016
SAP wants to encourage SAP HANA development and market with the release of SAP HANA, express edition, and the Web IDE extensions to SAP HANA Cloud Platform.
- September 16, 2016
At SAP SME event, small, innovative companies were trotted out to extol the benefits of joining the SAP ecosystem -- including large enterprises that are potential customers.
- September 14, 2016
SAP's openSAP MOOC learning platform is growing, with more learners and seven new courses; Oxford Economics' survey shows that strong leadership is needed to create digital winners.
- September 09, 2016
An ASUG survey shows SAP users understand the challenge of digital change; new SAP accounting application features help organizations to comply with new standards.
- September 06, 2016
SAP releases BW/4HANA data warehousing software for HANA; Forrester report shows high ROI for SAP Jam collaboration platform.
- August 18, 2016
In an interview, SAP's chief design officer discusses how enterprises and especially IT need to embrace a design thinking process to meet the challenges of business disruption.
- August 16, 2016
SAP reports growth of its Ariba Network and users laud benefits; SAP PartnerEdge Cloud Choice profit option is a new program to help partners increase sales and profits.
- August 05, 2016
SAP and 3D parts manufacturer APWorks have partnered on software and services, including digitization and workflow, to make on-demand printing more viable in manufacturing.
- July 28, 2016
SAP released a new version of SAP Business One, its ERP for SMBs, with new functions for project management and intelligent analytics; also a new version of SAP Single Sign-On.
- July 07, 2016
The new SAP Geographic Enablement Framework extends the integration of geospatial data from GIS into HANA applications. Also, SAP releases a new version of SAP Business One.
- July 01, 2016
A new report from Nucleus Research says six out of 10 SAP customers would not buy SAP products again, and even in the core ERP market, nine out of 10 won't consider S/4HANA.
- June 30, 2016
A HANA appliance travels on the TORUK tour, using innovative sound-wave technology to transmit data to audience smartphones and crunch geospatial data in cloud.
- June 27, 2016
SAP's Startup Focus program provides startup companies that use SAP HANA technology with business and technical resources; SAP touts HANA Cloud Platform adoption.
- June 09, 2016
At Sapphire conference, Ben Riches explains how the SAP SMB platform B1 improved processes and gave insight into the business.
- May 27, 2016
In a panel at the SAP Sapphire conference, early adopters shared ideas about how S/4HANA forms the core of their digital business transformation.
- May 24, 2016
SAP announced SAP Digital Consumer Insight at Sapphire 2016, a data-as-a-service product that lets users gain insight into their customers' characteristics and behavior.
- 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.
- May 13, 2016
Industry analysts expect to get detailed information about the viability of the S/4HANA platform and SAP's cloud strategies at the Sapphire Now user conference.
- May 13, 2016
HANA as an engine of digital transformation will be a major theme at the SAP Sapphire Now conference May 17 to 19 in Orlando, Fla. Get news, analysis and video and follow social media.
- May 11, 2016
A new partnership between SAP and Apple for an SDK that enables developers to build iOS apps that link with SAP HANA Cloud Platform underwhelms some observers.
- April 27, 2016
User experience software from Knoa helps a public utility run its SAP ERP more effectively; plus, new report shows ERP projects cost less, but run longer -- and that's a good thing.
- 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.
- March 29, 2016
SAP is building an extensive array of cloud services that cater to all kinds of user needs. Customers with specific needs might be grateful for the options, but some may find the variety daunting to navigate. This three-part handbook helps users get...
- March 17, 2016
SAP Ariba announced measures to make procurement simpler and more flexible at its Ariba Live user conference, including guided buying and an open platform.
- March 15, 2016
In this Q&A, SAP's David Jonker discusses the film 'The Human Face of Big Data' and the role that big data applications will play in the digital transformation of businesses.
- February 04, 2016
SAP HANA Cloud Platform provides the technology backbone for Super Bowl Fan Energy Zone. It's a showcase for SAP but some think the marketing benefit is limited.