- 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.
- January 29, 2016
Read here how CenturyLink hosted services can bring more HANA to the enterprise and how AribaPay is now extended to Europe and Latin America.
- 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 28, 2015
SAP HANA SPS11 also adds high-availability and security supports for critical systems. Meanwhile, Gartner names SAP as a Magic Quadrant leader in ERP for SMEs.
- December 28, 2015
SAP's integration landscape is crowded with products, including SAP NetWeaver 7.5, HANA Cloud Platform and HANA Cloud Integration. So, what's your best option?
- 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.
- December 15, 2015
The 2015 ASUG survey of SAP users indicated that SAP HANA implementation rates are increasing, but SAP needs to be clearer about ROI and migration path.
- November 23, 2015
The SAP SME Summit featured four fast-growing companies that chose SAP platforms. Learn from their experiences and about how SAP engagement could improve.
- November 13, 2015
A new offering allows partners to deliver SAP Business One from SAP's own hosting infrastructure built on the HANA in-memory database.
- 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.
- October 30, 2015
The new SAP Vehicles Network runs on HANA Cloud Platform to connect the IoT dots in vehicles. Some analysts believe SAP is on the right road, but the journey is just starting.
- October 27, 2015
SAP's new Digital Boardroom uses HANA Cloud Platform for real-time analytics in executive meetings; SAP S/4HANA hits 1,300 customers in 8 months.
- October 23, 2015
Fiori 2.0 UX takes a design honor at the Red Dot Awards; SAP ASE aims to help transactional applications meet the demands of the new digital economy.
- October 05, 2015
SAP claimed Jam's growth comes from tight integration of collaboration processes with commonly used workflows and transactions.
- September 29, 2015
The reliance on external workers is increasing, and SAP has just implemented its own Fieldglass VMS to manage these contract employees.
- September 21, 2015
SAP says its new software is aimed at bringing CRM into the new digital era; Forrester report shows strong growth for IoT implementations.
- September 14, 2015
In this Q&A, Shaun Syvertsen of Convergent IS examines the origins of the SAP Fiori UX and what organizations need to think about when implementing it.
- 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.
- September 04, 2015
SAP announces SAP HANA Vora, an in-memory query engine for Apache Spark/Hadoop frameworks. Also, an ASUG survey reports on members' SuccessFactors plans.
- August 21, 2015
Led by Sara Marshall, Indiana went through a digital transformation that tapped SAP HANA for data analysis to fight complex problems, such as infant mortality.
- August 17, 2015
HANA powers real-time analytics tablets with courtside performance stats, and SuccessFactors adds "intelligent" self-service.
- August 07, 2015
Given a choice, 10% of Ariba users opted for the new user interface in the first three days of its rollout.
- July 31, 2015
New York City FC president Tom Glick says global soccer group needs innovations in SAP cloud-based applications to continue its growth.
- July 30, 2015
HANA integration with geospatial data vendor Esri allows applications to have location-based data.
- July 23, 2015
Version 17 of SAP SQL Anywhere is a major update that encompasses everything from improved availability to secure data synchronization.
- July 17, 2015
Avebe implemented the Mendix platform as a service to enable quick and cost-effective SAP app development, including improvements to sales contracting processes.
- July 10, 2015
Parent of Manchester City F.C. and three other clubs will develop business and sports-analytics applications with SAP HANA cloud, while Dell and SGI partner up to boost S4/HANA.
- July 08, 2015
SAP paid almost $15 billion for the companies that comprise its SAP Business Network, but analysts think it might not have been money well spent.
- 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.
- June 12, 2015
CAST Research Labs says business oversight and outsourcing of customized SAP applications are often to blame for high costs, low productivity.
- May 28, 2015
Fiori mobile apps are at the core of CA Technologies' successful SAP mobility initiative. Next up: SAP Mobile Platform for true mobility, including push notification.
- May 26, 2015
Three case studies demonstrate that Hybris can be an effective platform for multi-brand companies wanting to improve customer experience.
- 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 08, 2015
SAP Sapphire attendees expressed long-term confidence in the company's S/4HANA platform, but also said the transition will not be simple to make.
- May 04, 2015
News, analysis and video from SAP Sapphire Now, taking place May 5-7 in Orlando.
- April 30, 2015
While the major ERP rewrite takes center stage, attendees will also look for progress on Fiori UX and SAP Business Network.
- April 16, 2015
Based on SAP Fiori, the new UI and Ariba Mobile app are intended to bring a richer user experience to B2B procurement.
- March 31, 2015
A chain of California Goodwill stores needed to bring POS, warehouse and accounting systems together. SAP Business One proved to be the answer.
- 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.
- March 03, 2015
SAP's Talent Hybrid packaged integration could make qualifications management a smoother process. Here's what you need to know.
- 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.
- September 24, 2014
In the end, will users benefit from SAP's acquisition of Concur? One analyst doesn't think so.
- June 20, 2014
An industry analyst assesses SAP's "run simple" theme and what the new finance apps on HANA Enterprise Cloud could mean for the Business Suite.
- June 10, 2014
SAP Fiori UI and apps are now free, but enthusiastic attendees at Sapphire Now were unsure how much development work is involved.
- June 04, 2014
HP, SGI, Delphix and Hitachi all made announcements early this week at SAP Sapphire Now 2014.
- June 03, 2014
SAP says its plan to build industry-focused cloud apps will give customers new options for meeting business-specific needs in this news roundup.
- May 29, 2014
News and analysis from the SAP Sapphire Now 2014 conference in Orlando.
- May 23, 2014
A new survey by the U.K. and Ireland SAP Users Group finds SAP HANA adoption low, prompting calls by its director for more user testimonials.
- May 05, 2014
It seems few anticipated the departure of Vishal Sikka, the very public face of SAP's technical vision. But how much does it matter to SAP users?
- March 20, 2014
Fiori applications represent SAP's most serious attempt yet to improve the user experience of Business Suite, but some customers are unhappy about the costs.
- March 11, 2014
SAP gives customers new options for deploying the SAP HANA Cloud, breaks the world data warehousing record, and more, in this SAP news roundup.
- October 20, 2013
With SAP TechEd set to officially begin on Tuesday, attendees are heading to Las Vegas looking for more information on everything from SAP Lumira to SAP Fiori.
- September 23, 2013
SAP has announced partnerships with Intel and Hortonworks to redistribute and provide support for the two companies' Hadoop distributions.
- May 20, 2013
A SearchSAP.com blog - your source for SAP ERP software trends and insights.
- May 16, 2013
At Tuesday’s SapphireNow conference, SAP’s big message was about how the confluence of big data, in-memory technology and software is changing the face of sports.
- May 15, 2013
Hurst, the director of business systems applications for NuVasive, said the company had seen a sharp increase in its roughly 1,500 employees wanting to work on their smartphones.
- March 27, 2013
Middleware options for integrating SAP and non-SAP software are increasing. Choosing the right one depends on a range of factors, say experts.
- November 15, 2012
SAP announced the SAP 360 Customer package, a hyped-up version of SAP CRM that runs on SAP HANA, at the combined TechEd/Sapphire Now conference in Madrid.
- November 01, 2012
The new social collaboration platform combines SAP SuccessFactors Jam and SAP StreamWork, but is more tightly integrated with SAP enterprise software.
- October 15, 2012
News and analysis from the SAP TechEd Conference in Las Vegas
- September 27, 2012
SAP has announced the opening of its new SAP Mobility Design Center, aimed at helping its customers build custom mobile applications.
- July 09, 2012
Companies with SAP mobile deployments should look beyond mere mobile device management to enterprise mobility management (EMM) platforms that integrate a range of functions.
- June 18, 2012
Software projects often fail because of a lack of proper testing before the project goes live. Expert Ethan Jewett details testing approaches he swears by.
- May 16, 2012
SearchSAP is at SAP SAPPHIRENOW 2012 covering the latest news about SAP HANA, mobile, SAP BusinessObjects, Business ByDesign, analytics, SAP ERP Human Capital Management, SuccessFactors and more.
- May 15, 2012
SAP outlined its cloud strategy at the SapphireNow conference in Orlando. Are customers genuinely interested, or is it just SAP hype?
- May 10, 2012
It was only a matter of time before SAP third-party support and maintenance provider Rimini Street had some competition from other vendors. That time has come.
- April 19, 2012
SAP’s recent growth streak may be coming at the cost of customer satisfaction.
- April 12, 2012
SAP's been making some promises about its database ambitions. Can they back it up?
- January 16, 2012
Learn what to consider for server, CPU and server architectures to ensure optimal SAP system performance. Find out what to avoid and how the cloud fits into the landscape.
- December 14, 2011
While at the 2011 SAP Influencer Summit yesterday, Scott Bolick, Vice President of Sustainability Solutions, commented “The real battle in sustainability is going to be on the energy side.”
- December 06, 2011
SAP’s acquisition of SuccessFactors, a maker of on-demand human-resources apps, could bring a number of potential benefits and risks for SAP customers, according to analysts.
- November 18, 2011
Discover how automated reporting and monitoring functionality enables administrators to see problems before they affect users.
- November 10, 2011
SAP is introducing a number of new applications and products at its SapphireNow conference in Madrid, including the ability for users to run SAP BusinessWarehouse on HANA.
- May 12, 2011
Agency Business, an obscure SAP ERP application, is helping one company find the answer to its billing challenges. So why hasn't anyone heard of it?
- March 08, 2011
While some companies may minimize or dismiss change management issues as too “touchy-feely,” it can make the difference between an SAP implementation success or failure.
- February 17, 2011
SAP now supports the open programming standard OpenSocial, in a move intended to further develop the fledgling application and make it more attractive for business users.
- February 16, 2011
Supplier onboarding is a good method for reducing ERP procurement costs across an Oracle or SAP shop.
- January 25, 2011
When day-to-day SAP Basis support becomes the purview of a third party, companies can redeploy skilled labor to a host of new value-added IT initiatives.
- 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 25, 2010
It’s been more than three years since Oracle filed a lawsuit against SAP alleging intellectual property theft. Read this special report for the history of the Oracle vs. SAP lawsuit.
- October 08, 2010
Thinking of using the SAP Universal Worklist? Read tips on best practices for leveraging it to simplify the user experience.
- September 28, 2010
With many customers still on older releases, SAP announced it would extend the timeline for support and maintenance, allowing customers more time to move to ECC 6.0.
- July 10, 2010
One of the common challenges that organizations face with SAP MII projects is trying to do too many things at once.
- June 23, 2010
SAP is pushing its value engineering services, at one time offered to only the largest customers, to help with IT project prioritization and SAP ROI.
- June 11, 2010
More manufacturers are seeking manufacturing intelligence tools, and increasingly SAP MII is the pick for SAP shops.
- May 28, 2010
A number of vendors offer data archiving solutions that can be incorporated into existing SAP implementations. Learn more about using SAP data archiving tools, and what role Information Lifecycle Management (ILM) plays in an SAP data archiving ...
- May 28, 2010
Building a reliable SAP data archiving infrastructure for used to send chills down the spine of any SAP data administrator. While much of that worry has receded, implementing an archiving SAP infrastructure can be a tricky process.
- May 28, 2010
Find out about best practices for implementing SAP data archiving infrastructure, and find out how product selection for an SAP archiving solution begins with assessment of what is already owned and what is needed to enable a successful SAP ...
- May 27, 2010
Managed service providers (MSPs) are helping organizations reduce costs and manage software implementations, according to spendmatters.com's Jason Busch. In this column, get advice on hiring MSPs.
- March 24, 2010
Should your organization start thinking about an SAP data archiving project? Get answers to frequently asked questions on the topic from SAP data archiving expert Nick Parkin in this podcast.
- March 02, 2010
SAP customers have a tiered SAP support and maintenance model again. In this special report, read more about the options, including advice on negotiating contracts and looking at third-party support.