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June 27, 2018
It's nothing new, but SAP HANA Data Management Suite could simplify the vendor's data management portfolio. SAP also embeds cloud analytics into S/4HANA Cloud.
March 30, 2018
SAP and Accenture announced plans to develop DDMRP functions for SAP Integrated Business Planning; SAP DataGenius Challenge tries to get March Madness predictions right.
October 20, 2017
SAP Data Hub and Vora are both data integration tools, but Data Hub has a broad mission to manage data from different sources, while Vora focuses specifically on big data lakes.
March 20, 2017
SAP Vora has been updated to include features that make it easier to deploy and use to get insights from Hadoop big data; SAP IBP brings intelligence to the supply chain.
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