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April 17, 2018
SAP wants to resolve the indirect-access issue with a new, document-based licensing model. Analysts think customers will be happy, but SAP needs to build trust.
December 01, 2017
SAP and Microsoft partner on running SAP S/4HANA on the Azure cloud: Microsoft deploys S/4HANA on Azure to run finances and SAP puts cloud applications on Azure.
July 17, 2017
SAP Leonardo is a marketing term for SAP's next-gen technologies like IoT, AI and ML, and some industry observers believe it helps it sell digital transformation services.
March 07, 2017
Panorama Consulting says SAP continues as market leader among the top four ERP vendors. But the market has evened, and Microsoft Dynamics moved past Oracle into second place.
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SAP S/4HANA Cloud is a SaaS version of SAP S/4HANA ERP, a suite of integrated business applications. Continue Reading
SAP ERP Central Component (SAP ECC) is the umbrella term for SAP's functional and technical software components that compose its ERP system. Continue Reading
SAP SE, a global software company, is one of the largest vendors of ERP and other enterprise applications. The company is headquartered in Walldorf, Germany. Continue Reading
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SAP Community Network was once the best forum for SAP developers to share ideas, but user activity declined significantly. Can top executive attention and a redesign save SCN? Continue Reading
Industry experts say SAP S/4HANA Cloud migrations, Leonardo and Cloud Platform are the technology issues for SAP in 2018; on the business side, the top issue is indirect access. Continue Reading
A logical extension of the Sales and Distribution component, and part of Business Suite, SAP CRM has components to tackle sales, marketing, service and more. Here's a look. Continue Reading
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SAP partners are optimistic that a new program for qualifying their applications and making them available on the cloud will drive new business in the SMB market. Continue Reading
SAP Sales and Distribution, a component of SAP ECC, has a number of available functions to help create a better order-to-cash cycle. Here's a look at 10. Continue Reading
Unlike the Agile approach of project management with its shorter timelines, the Waterfall approach of project management for SAP ECC takes a longer approach to ensure success. Continue Reading
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Companies can use third-party license management tools to audit their SAP environment to address indirect access issues, but the tools need to be a part of an overall strategy. Continue Reading
Some customers are concerned that SAP will hit them for indirect access licensing fees, but they can avoid trouble if they act in good faith and better understand their contracts. Continue Reading
The indirect licensing access issue is confusing to many SAP customers, and the company's efforts to explain it have not been fully successful, according to industry analysts. Continue Reading