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October 05, 2018
Openness and the cloud were the main themes presented at SAP TechEd 2018. While customers liked the message, they may not be ready to put the technologies into real applications.
September 11, 2018
S/4HANA upgrades form the core of digital transformation for SAP organizations, but many underestimate the challenges, such as complex legacy systems, bad data and customizations.
August 06, 2018
SAP focuses on manufacturing and professional services with the new features it's adding to S/4HANA Cloud. The enhancements are a continuation of what SAP calls 'intelligent ERP.'
July 03, 2018
Teradata sued SAP, claiming HANA was developed through thievery. But do the claims have merit? Or, is it a case of sour grapes due to loss of market share to a competing technology?
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SAP developers share their experiences with two SAP development tools: Attunity's Gold Client data management application and Neptune Software's Planet 8 low-code platform. Continue Reading
King's Hawaiian's aging Sage ERP couldn't handle growth, so the company is implementing SAP S/4HANA, which will improve processes and open new markets. Continue Reading
The need for dedicated and completely integrated real estate management software is more important than ever as the drive for urbanization and development sweeps the globe. Continue Reading
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One of the main challenges for manufacturers, supply chain managers and materials planners is demand variability. Here are 10 strategies for gaining control. Continue Reading
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