- 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
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.
Sponsored by Microsoft - The ability to quickly and accurately leverage insights and intelligence is becoming more and more critical for organizations looking to create personalized and differentiated experiences for customers, employees and everyone else across their supply chains and ecosystems. See More
Sponsored by Microsoft - With Microsoft Dynamics 365, organizations can leverage an integrated portfolio of business applications designed to work together to seamlessly transform and modernize customer experience (CX) and engagement. See More
Sponsored by Microsoft - Customer service is often the most important factor in determining brand loyalty, customer satisfaction and long-term customer relationships. Globally, 90% of consumers believe customer service is important in the choice of a brand, and 58% say they will sever a relationship with a business due to poor customer service, according to Microsoft research. See More
Sponsored by Microsoft - In today’s world of ubiquitous, always-on, always-available digital connectivity, nothing is more critical than customer experience (CX). If you are not meeting the needs of customers, they can do a quick search and be engaged with a competitor in minutes. If that competitor is more adept at fulfilling—and anticipating—customer needs, you risk not only losing the immediate business but, worse, the ongoing customer relationship. See More
- October 25, 2010
Looking for supplier information management software? Learn how SAP stacks up to Oracle in this column.
- 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
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 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 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.
- January 15, 2010
While a lower cost maintenance and support option is good news for customers, deciding what to do could be harder without the KPI program.
- January 14, 2010
After two years of trying to push through a single SAP maintenance and support structure, the company is again offering customers two choices -- SAP Standard Support at 18% and SAP Enterprise Support at 22% of license fees.
- January 07, 2010
IBM and Accenture are the top SAP implementation partners, but smaller SAP SIs can provide deeper industry expertise, flexibility and lower costs, according to Forrester.
- November 18, 2009
SAP data archiving is a complicated, labor-intensive process. But there are best practices for SAP data archiving to make the administrative task simpler.
- October 05, 2009
Sage Group Consulting helped Tarrant County, Texas, upgrade from SAP R/3 4.7 to ECC 6.0 with advance planning and simulations before go-live.
- August 05, 2009
SAP and Oracle continue to duke it out for the top spot in retail software, but both are fighting off best-of-breed competitors by touting the message that integration is critical.
- July 20, 2009
Customers are focused on cutting their total cost of ownership (TCO), leading to a drop in license sales.
- July 16, 2009
In part 2 of this podcast on workforce management, learn more about building a business case for workforce management and integration challenges within the context of an SAP application strategy.
- July 16, 2009
Companies aren't just using workforce management software to keep track of employee hours anymore -- it's helping companies meet strategic objectives to improve revenue. Learn more in this podcast.
- June 30, 2009
New versions of SAP process control and SAP risk management, released today, include embedded business intelligence software and ease integration with other business apps.
- April 15, 2009
In this podcast, get negotiation tips for cutting your SAP maintenance contract costs and learn negotiation mistakes customers make and what savings they're getting.
- February 25, 2009
Bill Martorelli of Forrester Research discusses trends in the SAP managed hosting arena. In this podcast he provides advice on finding an SAP managed hosting provider, as well as how to determine a provider's level of SAP know-how.
- December 11, 2008
SAP Unicode conversion will be a must for SAP customers going forward. Here's what you need to know about Unicode, and how to tackle Unicode conversion in SAP environments.
- November 19, 2008
Find out why SAP cut prices for NetWeaver development licenses nearly in half.
- October 01, 2008
SAP support fee hikes have many SAP customers concerned. In this podcast, an SAP spokesman explains the basics of SAP Enterprise Support and why customers should come around.
- September 16, 2008
Lockheed Martin shared some of the tips, tricks and lessons learned from its ERP upgrade at SAP TechEd.
- September 01, 2008
Texas Instruments is turning to SAP to begin building a service-oriented architecture and address customer and supply chain issues by incorporating Web services.
- August 05, 2008
SearchSAP.com's podcasts and audio downloads page contains podcasts in which analysts discuss trends related to SAP enterprise software, NetWeaver and SAP skills.
- July 02, 2008
Hear tips from a longtime Basis administrator about getting a job in a NetWeaver world.
- May 05, 2008
Bank of America explained at a Sapphire conference session how to select an ERP vendor with maximum diligence and risk management built in.
- November 15, 2007
With Java and global outsourcing becoming more prevalent, what does the future look like for ABAP developers?
- October 04, 2007
SAP executives discuss new Web services that will enable companies to integrate identity management software with SAP GRC access control in this podcast.
- July 10, 2007
Some SAP systems integration projects are tougher than others, and each systems integrator has strengths and weaknesses.
- March 07, 2007
How should Oracle's acquisition of Hyperion affect SAP customers' business intelligence (BI) plans?