- September 22, 2014
In this news roundup, SAP InfiniteInsight and Lumira both get new updates, and a report finds many companies struggle with long-term HR strategies.
- September 12, 2014
In this news roundup, Gartner outlines ways companies can improve their SAP change management processes, and SAP announces new augmented reality apps.
- August 22, 2014
In this roundup, SAP inks a deal with FC Bayern Munich that includes sports analytics, and an Austrian retailer looks for better inventory control.
- July 22, 2014
In this SAP news roundup, one analyst says SAP has to do more to truly become a cloud company despite strong growth, and SAP launches a new effort to help SMBs.
- July 15, 2014
In this news roundup, SAP announces it is broadening its alliance with geospatial analytics vendor Esri and says SAP Demand Signal Management 2.0 is now generally available.
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- July 10, 2014
SAP partners with two major automakers to develop new mobile apps, and a new version of SAP Audit Management goes GA in this SAP news roundup.
- July 08, 2014
Do the new Simple Finance apps lead the way to a compelling business case for buying HANA?
- June 27, 2014
In this news roundup, New York Life counts on SAP Insurance Analyzer to help make better choices, SAP goes greener, and more.
- June 24, 2014
Is customization creating a drag on the performance of your existing SAP Business Suite? Check out Gartner's three-point plan.
- June 20, 2014
7-Eleven looks to Wipro for help with its retail operations, BackOffice Associates takes on the SAP cloud and more in this news roundup.
- 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 19, 2014
The annual SAP Sapphire Now conference is three full days of nonstop action. Here's just a taste.
- June 16, 2014
In this news roundup, Infosys names Vishal Sikka as its new CEO, HP expands its hosting services for SAP HANA landscapes and more.
- June 13, 2014
A new survey by HCL Technologies sheds light on just how fast companies are moving their SAP landscape to the cloud.
- 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 09, 2014
The German national soccer team is using SAP sports analytics to improve its chances of winning in Brazil this summer.
- 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.
- June 04, 2014
HP, SGI, Delphix and Hitachi all made announcements early this week at SAP Sapphire Now 2014.
- June 04, 2014
SearchSAP.com editors and analyst Jon Reed look at the top news coming out of the first day of the Sapphire Now 2014 conference.
- 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 20, 2014
The notion that SAP will shift back to focusing on apps just because Vishal Sikka's now gone is 'nuts,' one analyst says.
- May 08, 2014
Attendees at this year's Sapphire Now 2014 conference will learn more about new extensions for SuccessFactors Employee Central, says one expert.
- 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?
- April 29, 2014
New ONE program gives SAP Enterprise Support customers the ability to integrate support needs, regardless of the type of environment they have.
- March 31, 2014
In this news roundup, SAP says its purchase of cloud HCM vendor Fieldglass will allow customers to manage temporary workforces and associated costs.
- March 27, 2014
SAP claims it has answered customers' demands for more open, nimble data warehousing software with the release of SAP BW 7.4.
- 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.
- February 28, 2014
In this news roundup, SAP announces two new partnerships it says will make it easier for developers to build SAP mobile software.
- February 27, 2014
Learn how the advent of big data is affecting SAP systems in this webcast with expert and Capgemini Consultant Chris Kernaghan.
- February 25, 2014
In this webcast, learn the key strategies for making intelligent, strategic decisions when it comes to servers for your SAP environment.
- February 18, 2014
In this SAP news roundup, SuccessFactors offers help with tedious HR presentations; SAP ditches TechEd and scores a UI touchdown.
- February 05, 2014
In this SAP news roundup, Vendavo rolls out a new profitability app, SAP lets grocery shoppers go mobile, and more.
- December 23, 2013
From closer ties with Hadoop to migrating to SAP HANA and more, SearchSAP.com counts down the most popular HANA-related stories and videos from 2013.
- December 20, 2013
From a re-imagined SAP River platform to unified development licenses, Ethan Jewett covers the biggest news from the SAP TechEd Bangalore conference.
- December 06, 2013
Machine-to-machine technology is big news these days. But how does M2M technology, along with SAP analytics, enable 'smart vending'?
- November 01, 2013
M2M technology has companies thinking of new revenue streams. But that doesn't mean developing a business case is easy, according to SAP.
- October 30, 2013
Further SAP HANA-Hadoop integrations in SAP HANA SP7 make sense on a number of levels, according to one Capgemini consultant.
- 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.
- 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.
- October 01, 2013
Customers care more about being able to integrate SAP BusinessObjects, Business Suite software than they do about BOBJ flaws, one survey suggests.
- September 25, 2013
There is no one definition of IT success, argues analyst Joshua Greenbaum.
- September 23, 2013
SAP has announced partnerships with Intel and Hortonworks to redistribute and provide support for the two companies' Hadoop distributions.
- September 18, 2013
After all that's been said about why ERP projects fail, companies continue to put too much focus on technical issues, says analyst Joshua Greenbaum.
- August 20, 2013
HANA's on the rise, and that means questions remain for ERP. With many customers still relying upon older, on-premises ERP systems -- what does HANA mean for them?
- July 23, 2013
Over the weekend, SAP announced co-CEO Jim Hagemann Snabe will be stepping down in 2014. What it means depends on who you ask.
- July 09, 2013
In a nod to geospatial data's growing importance, SAP announced a new partnership intended to give users new decision-making tools.
- June 06, 2013
One expert calls SAP's purchase of hybris long overdue. Another wonders if SAP is confusing its own SAP CRM customers.
- June 04, 2013
In this video from SapphireNow 2013, 'IDC's Henry Morris gives his take on HANA developments at the SAP conference.
- June 04, 2013
IDC analyst Simon Ellis says the SAP in-memory analytics technology is a solid platform for managing demand signals.
- June 03, 2013
Companies need to think beyond the hurdles and believe SAP in-memory database can solve problems, says SAP expert Cindy Jutras.
- May 28, 2013
The SAP HANA platform is merely a new starting point upon which the really interesting stuff can be built, says one analyst.
- May 22, 2013
Analyst Jon Reed gives his take on SAP Fiori, a collection of apps intended to cover a wide range of business processes as simply and efficiently as possible.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- March 22, 2013
SAP announces new improvements to SAP Financials OnDemand amid low adoption numbers.
- March 20, 2013
SAP customers are using third-party vendors to help cut support costs, even if they don't actually end up using them to manage their SAP software.
- March 01, 2013
At least one NFL team is looking to improve its draft-day decisions with new SAP analytics software.
- January 11, 2013
SAP has unveiled a new version of its Business Suite software that runs on SAP HANA. But adoption success hinges on a range of factors, experts say.
- December 05, 2012
Mediafly CFO John Evarts explains the financial advantages to using the Ariba supplier network.
- November 21, 2012
The perception that SAP Rapid Deployment Solutions (RDS) were meant to be basic, plain vanilla software packages for any company is wrong, according to one SAP executive.
- 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 12, 2012
SAP announced it is finally wading into the Software as a Service, or SaaS financials market with its new SAP Financials OnDemand.
- November 12, 2012
SAP makes a strong case for its new BusinessObjects Predictive Analytics software, but it's not a universal fit for all SAP shops, according to experts.
- November 12, 2012
SAP is making progress on its plans to integrate its Sybase and HANA database platforms into one product, according to one company executive.
- 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 26, 2012
The advent of "big data" and SAP HANA means that encryption will become increasingly important, according to one company.
- October 25, 2012
Kishore Kumar, a senior solution architect at a major consumer electronics company, explains why his company is interested in deploying SAP HANA.
- October 24, 2012
SAP announces it is integrating Hadoop with a growing number of SAP analytics and database applications, including SAP HANA, its in-memory database platform.
- October 24, 2012
SAP has made progress in reaching out to developers, but it still has a ways to go, said consultant Ethan Jewett at the recent SAP TechEd.
- October 23, 2012
From the SAP HANA Cloud to the Amazon cloud, independent SAP analyst Jon Reed breaks down all the major news coming out of SAP TechEd 2012.
- October 17, 2012
SAP's Vishal Sikka yesterday announced a new program designed to let companies test and run HANA applications in the Amazon cloud.
- October 15, 2012
News and analysis from the SAP TechEd Conference in Las Vegas
- October 12, 2012
SAP's annual technical conference is set to begin on Monday, with attendees heading to Las Vegas for answers on everything from the NetWeaver Cloud, to how the company is engaging developers.
- October 10, 2012
A new SAP User Group survey finds widespread frustration over SAP licensing and pricing. SAP says they're listening, but what will they actually do?
- October 08, 2012
For months now, SAP has been saying that mobile devices are the starting point for application development. But what does that mean for customers?
- September 27, 2012
SAP has announced the opening of its new SAP Mobility Design Center, aimed at helping its customers build custom mobile applications.
- September 10, 2012
SAP has unveiled its new Enterprise Performance Management OnDemand line, which runs on the SAP HANA in-memory database platform.
- September 04, 2012
If Rimini Street prevails in its legal battle with Oracle, the result will be more options for companies wanting to cut their SAP support costs.
- August 29, 2012
Want to learn how to get your SAP mobile device management program up and running? Here are nine articles that are sure to help.
- August 15, 2012
Quicker deployment and fixed cost are among the many advantages of SAP Rapid Deployment Solutions, according to experts. But some say the news isn't all good.
- August 13, 2012
Companies are allowing employees to work anywhere using mobile devices, but industry watchers say MDM is just one part of a strong overall mobile strategy.
- August 10, 2012
A new Gartner report lays out the top places to go online for information on SAP support, products and services.
- 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.
- July 31, 2012
Take a look behind the walls of three very different companies that have reached various levels of maturity with SAP mobile applications.
- July 30, 2012
SAP has two new programs aimed at spurring mobile application development on the Sybase Unwired Platform (SUP), including free licenses and an initiative that helps them make money off of their apps.
- July 26, 2012
The CIO of the National Basketball Association explains why the league is now running the statistics portion of its website on HANA, SAP's in-memory platform.
- 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.
- July 03, 2012
SAP's more frequent, smaller upgrades are pressuring companies to change how they view training, according to experts. One company is choosing to go a different route.
- July 01, 2012
CPM software is now extending its reach past financial planning and forecasting and into a whole new side of business.
- July 01, 2012
On-demand applications and mobility are leading new innovation in human capital management, industry observers say.
- June 26, 2012
SAP shops can save money by software license recycling, but it’s not easy due to legal and accounting challenges, according to Gartner analyst Victoria Barber.
- June 25, 2012
The nation’s largest Coke bottler is developing and refining its mobile strategy with new initiatives, from a mobile advisory board to a program it says identifies “mobile moments.”
- June 21, 2012
Harman, a maker of consumer and professional-grade electronics, had a master data problem made worse by separate SAP landscapes for each of its three divisions.
- 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.