- 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 24, 2015
In video, head of SAP practice at Tata Consultancy Services explains why massive project required upgrading SAP logistics software.
- 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.
- June 02, 2015
Exam evaluator swaps out legacy system, brings 40-hour turnaround down to real time on SAP HANA.
- 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 27, 2015
In this video, the National Hockey League's director of digital business development discusses how the league used SAP HANA to greatly expand online NHL team statistics.
- 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 06, 2015
In this video, analyst Jon Reed discusses SAP CEO Bill McDermott's opening keynote at Sapphire Now, which left many wanting more details.
- 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.
- November 24, 2014
Small-business panelists at SAP conference say Millennial customer experience preferences driving recruitment, B2B technology.
- September 24, 2014
In the end, will users benefit from SAP's acquisition of Concur? One analyst doesn't think so.
- 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.
- 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 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?
- 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 18, 2014
In this SAP news roundup, SuccessFactors offers help with tedious HR presentations; SAP ditches TechEd and scores a UI touchdown.
- 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 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.
- June 04, 2013
IDC analyst Simon Ellis says the SAP in-memory analytics technology is a solid platform for managing demand signals.
- 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 01, 2013
At least one NFL team is looking to improve its draft-day decisions with new SAP analytics software.
- 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 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 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
- 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.
- 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 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 01, 2012
On-demand applications and mobility are leading new innovation in human capital management, industry observers say.
- 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?
- February 13, 2012
SAP is rolling out high-speed analytics applications for small and midsize businesses.