- November 01, 2007
This SearchSAP.com podcast looks at the changing role of business process experts, the skills that are required, and how to use SAP's BPX community to keep up.
- October 30, 2007
HP is expanding its SAP upgrade and SAP installation management services program, seeking to capitalize on a growing need for SAP skills.
- October 30, 2007
MindWorks, one of SAP Business ByDesign's early customers, appreciates the product's features and pricing but says it still has room for improvement.
- October 25, 2007
SAP projects are complex, especially for large organizations. In this podcast, MassMutual's director for SAP NetWeaver administration offers tips and tricks from his TechEd 2007 presentation.
- October 24, 2007
Ever heard of an SAP Certified Master? That's just one of the terms that are on the rise, according to SearchSAP.com site expert Jon Reed.
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- October 11, 2007
SAP's acquisition of Business Objects raised many questions. This Q&A with SAP corporate officer, Doug Merritt provides answers to some of the most pressing.
- October 09, 2007
SAP's planned acquisition of Business Objects presents opportunities but also challenges for SAP business intelligence users.
- 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.
- October 03, 2007
The latest changes to NetWeaver include development licenses for individuals and improvements to its composition environment, enterprise services repository and process integration.
- October 01, 2007
This podcast explores SAP NetWeaver security issues, including getting return on security investments, the relationship with governance concerns and a TechEd preview.
- September 25, 2007
This SAP TechEd 2007 special feature is the place to look for all the news, analysis and tips from TechEd 2007 in Las Vegas.
- September 21, 2007
SAP Business ByDesign beats existing on-premise vendors, but to win against true SaaS providers it needs usability and pricing improvements, analysts say.
- September 20, 2007
SAP yesterday released details of SAP Business ByDesign, formerly A1S. This podcast investigates details of the product, and how customers can use it, with SAP's SMB head and a customer.
- September 19, 2007
SAP Business ByDesign is the new codename for SAP's on-demand ERP product for the midmarket.
- September 13, 2007
It is too early to tell how A1S will affect the SAP consulting market, but there are indicators that can help SAP consultants anticipate where new jobs will be.
- August 29, 2007
ABAP expert Rehan Zaidi shares some best practices for breaking into professional SAP application development.
- August 28, 2007
A1S, SAP's pending Software as a Service offering for smaller organizations, will require market education and flexibility if it is to be successful, according to Forrester Research.
- August 23, 2007
In this SAP supplier relationship management (SRM) podcast, author Sachin Sethi discusses SAP SRM topics, including release date push-backs and MDM.
- August 15, 2007
In this podcast, AMR's John Fontanella discuses RFID, SAP's supply chain management module, and his SCM market forecast.
- August 09, 2007
SAP All-in-One will offer 60 new best practices and recently secured its 10,000th customer.
- August 08, 2007
Monsanto made SAP the system of record for its Global operations through an ERP roadmap, and got measurable ROI in the process.
- July 31, 2007
Harrods obtained measurable return on investment (ROI) by consolidating its legacy back-end systems on SAP.
- July 26, 2007
When implementing SAP, it is important to concentrate on more than the technology issues if your project is going to be successful.
- July 19, 2007
Get answers to some common questions about Oracle's lawsuit against SAP and its TomorrowNow third-party support division.
- July 18, 2007
With SAP set to introduce A1S in 2008, speculation continues as to whether it will compete with the company's other midmarket offerings.
- July 17, 2007
Orange County Public Schools used change management and an SAP ERP upgrade to start getting the most out of their SAP implementation.
- July 12, 2007
Globalization and the midmarket will drive strong growth in the ERP software market through 2011, according to AMR Research. SaaS products will also become more popular.
- July 11, 2007
With the help of SAP Business One, Pooch Inc. hopes to change the luxury pet supply market.
- July 10, 2007
Some SAP systems integration projects are tougher than others, and each systems integrator has strengths and weaknesses.
- July 03, 2007
SAP admitted that TomorrowNow made "inappropriate downloads" of Oracle materials and will make changes at the division, but will continue with third-party support.
- June 28, 2007
IT workers in general and SAP professionals in particular continue to debate the pros and cons of the proposed increase in H1B visas.
- June 27, 2007
SAP implementations can be large, complex projects. Part 2 of SearchSAP.com's system integrators series looks at some common pitfalls of SAP implementations and how to recover from them.
- June 26, 2007
SAP systems integrators all claim to be the best, so how can you pick one? Part 1 of this series looks at critical factors for choosing a systems integrator for your SAP project.
- June 19, 2007
Upgrades are a fact of life in enterprise IT, but the benefits of SOA make a convincing case for NetWeaver adoption.
- June 13, 2007
ASUG's annual Impact Awards highlight and reward SAP innovation. Powell Electronics kicks off this SearchSAP.com podcast series of interviews with this year's winners.
- June 12, 2007
Aquarion Water cut its SAP implementation time from five years to two using a big bang approach.
- May 31, 2007
SAP career guru Jon Reed analyzed the news and messages from Sapphire and has advice on how to be a more marketable SAP professional right now.
- May 29, 2007
Steve Strout, incoming president for ASUG, offers advice from his company's SAP ERP 2005 upgrade, gives his thoughts about the Duet roadmap and appliance, and provides an update on ASUG news.
- May 24, 2007
Engaging SAP Consulting can lead to more successful SAP implementations. This was not always the case.
- May 23, 2007
SAP's BPM evangelist and a BPM consultant outline SAP's goals for BPM, its business process expert community (BPX) and how SAP professionals can benefit.
- May 17, 2007
In Part 2 of his series, careers expert Jon Reed examines some popular and not so popular SAP terms -- including Enterprise SOA, process integration and NetWeaver BI -- to help determine where SAP's technology is headed and how it will impact your ...
- May 16, 2007
NetWeaver and Duet are hot, Basis and Portals are not. Subtle shifts like these may have a bigger impact on your professional marketability than you think. In this guest column, SearchSAP.com careers expert Jon Reed examines the relevance of SAP ...
- May 14, 2007
SAP will acquire European companies Wicom Communications and Maxware and fill in its contact center functionality.
- May 10, 2007
At Sapphire 2007, SAP jumped aboard the Web 2.0 train, announcing three products to help users communicate more efficiently and not leaving them in the digital dust.
- May 10, 2007
SAP hasn't been as active as Oracle, but it has been making acquisitions. This report provides coverage and commentary on SAP's strategy and its ramifications.
- May 08, 2007
SAP announced Tuesday that it will acquire performance management software vendor OutlookSoft.
- May 03, 2007
In this podcast, SearchSAP.com walks through a demo of SAP's master data management (MDM) product and spotlights MDM news and trends from Sapphire 2007.
- May 01, 2007
In this podcast from Sapphire 2007, SearchSAP.com looks at the latest in governance, risk and compliance (GRC) from SAP.
- April 24, 2007
NetWeaver continues to be a point of emphasis for SAP. Sapphire attendees have mixed thoughts on the obstacles and benefits of NetWeaver upgrades.
- April 24, 2007
SAP and Microsoft announced a Duet roadmap taking the product through the next few years.
- April 17, 2007
A medical supplies company replaced Sage with SAP All-in-One mid-project, costing itself two months, but still finished on time and on budget.
- April 12, 2007
Shelfware is one of many risks in SAP contracts, so customers must be up to speed on how to negotiate SAP license deals, according to Gartner.
- April 10, 2007
Shai Agassi recently resigned from SAP. Axel Angeli, one of SearchSAP.com's site experts, argues that the departure is good for the company.
- April 05, 2007
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- April 03, 2007
Regardless of the outcome of Oracle's lawsuit against SAP, one thing is becoming clear: Third-party software support is here to stay.
- March 22, 2007
Oracle has filed a lawsuit against SAP, charging the German software giant with "corporate theft on a grand scale."
- March 21, 2007
Microsoft has been making plenty of noise lately about its Dynamics ERP line and the enterprise. What should SAP users, particularly the early Duet adopters, take away?
- March 21, 2007
SAP has announced that it will offer standardized processes to help companies in designing business processes and implementing SOA plans.
- March 13, 2007
This SAP jobs special feature compiles new and archived content in one convenient location.
- March 07, 2007
How should Oracle's acquisition of Hyperion affect SAP customers' business intelligence (BI) plans?
- March 06, 2007
Oracle's acquisition of Hyperion has led to much speculation as to what SAP will do next. Many see SAP making an acquisition of its own in the future -- but who?
- February 22, 2007
DENVER -- At the start of the Americas' SAP Users' Group (ASUG) mySAP ERP 2005 Upgrade Symposium this week, Martin Riedel, head of SAP's global upgrade office, and Stefan Kneis, vice president and ASUG executive liaison, discussed some issues ...
- February 20, 2007
RFID technology continues to become more mainstream. In this podcast, AeroScout's Josh Slobin discusses RFID and what SAP users should look for.
- February 20, 2007
SAP was recently knocked down in one integration-centric BPM ranking. Guest columnist Dennis Byron disagrees.
- February 20, 2007
SAP acquired analytics software maker Pilot Software.
- February 15, 2007
Community Coffee was ramping up its SAP implementation when disaster struck. The project succeeded despite an unwelcome visit from Hurricane Katrina.
- February 14, 2007
Q&A: IDS Scheer's Mathias Kirchmer discusses some of the themes from ProcessWorld, including open business process management, SOA and SAP.
- February 08, 2007
Leadership and corporate culture are just a few of the things companies need to succeed with BPM, according to a Gartner analyst at IDS Scheer's ProcessWorld.
- February 06, 2007
Q&A: SAP's BPM push has been well documented; Andre Truong answers some burning BPM questions for SAP users.
- January 29, 2007
HP continues to throw its weight behind SOA, announcing expanded services for SAP enterprise SOA.
- January 26, 2007
SAP continued its midmarket push this week, announcing a new SOA-based product with on-demand pricing.
- January 25, 2007
SAP reported that xApps license revenue reached $200 million in 2006 and says partners will continue to be a key development force in the future.
- January 18, 2007
SAP's senior vice president for trading industries discusses SAP for Retail, including market issues and SAP's plans.
- January 17, 2007
SAP's All-in-One release is the latest example of the company's midmarket push.
- January 16, 2007
SAP Transactionware General Merchandise is one of the SAP products that Jo-Ann Stores will implement in the next five years.
- January 11, 2007
In 2006, SAP increased xApp development, and customers put them to use in a variety of ways. We take a look at some xApps announcements and customer successes.
- January 10, 2007
A Colgate-Palmolive developer went from using SDN to blogging and presenting at SAP events. It all started with one application.
- January 09, 2007
Fulton County Schools turned to SAP and Ciber Enterprise Solutions to replace its aging systems after a detailed RFP process.
- January 03, 2007
SAP is no longer a leader in integration-centric BPM, according to a recent Forrester study. More stringent SOA requirements and exchange infrastructure issues caused SAP to lag.
- January 02, 2007
2006 was busy for SAP; this article reviews some of the top stories of the year.
- December 20, 2006
Best-of-breed CRM applications will represent more than 60% of deployments during 2007, according to Gartner.
- December 19, 2006
A Gartner study projects that through the end of 2008, 25% of CRM projects will be postponed or cancelled, with SAP projects potentially vulnerable
- December 14, 2006
SAP claimed victory over Oracle in the match for one sporting goods retailer.
- December 13, 2006
Author Scott Campbell discusses ESA, SOA and the SAP jobs market in this podcast.
- December 07, 2006
SAP isn't just relying on a big advertising campaign to bring in midmarket customers; it's simplifying All-in-One deployments and, according to one analyst, may offer ERP via SaaS.
- December 05, 2006
Kicking off its annual analyst event, SAP CEO Henning Kagermann said SAP is targeting the midmarket and bringing services-oriented architecture to its customer base.
- November 29, 2006
Members of the Americas' SAP Users' Group are taking part in about 60 influence councils that help shape application updates and fill gaps in SAP software.
- November 28, 2006
One mid-market sea and airfreight company decided to implement SAP for Logistics Service Providers and what benefits they expect to see from the software.
- November 16, 2006
SAP and Microsoft plan to extend Duet beyond the current Outlook integration and into Excel and Office 2007 with new value packs.
- November 02, 2006
Web services mashups promoting corporate collaboration are the future of enterprise computing said three keynoters at the Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco.
- November 01, 2006
When Houston, the fourth largest U.S. city, replaced a legacy system with mySAP ERP, a unique project management structure made its implementation a success.
- October 31, 2006
This article from our series on security governance describes the life cycle of a security program.
- October 31, 2006
Data governance helps companies comply with regulatory requirements and avoid costly data breaches -- but it's easier said than done. Learn data governance trends and techniques.
- October 12, 2006
Where will Basis people go in the new NetWeaver world? Is there room for classic ABAP developers? What consulting skills will be in demand in the years ahead? We interviewed career expert Jon Reed to get his take on where the new sweet spots will be.
- October 12, 2006
IBM executives say SAP customers can get more integration features with Lotus Notes at a cheaper price than they can with SAP Duet.
- October 04, 2006
With software as a service on the rise, IT administrators have to know which applications will be entering their lines of business.
- September 28, 2006
Consumer electronics and post production studio, Thomson, overcame employee resistance when it deployed SAP xRPM for better oversight of its research and development operations.
- September 26, 2006
Consolidating multiple legacy systems onto SAP is a daunting task, but one expert says that a little in-house data cleansing helps ease migration headaches.
- September 21, 2006
SAP pros attending the recent SAP TechEd 2006 conference in Las Vegas are side stepping new technologies as they plan upgrades in the near future.
- September 19, 2006
Boston-based Au Bon Pain is ripping out its financial legacy systems and replacing them with SAP as part of a modernization project.