By David Terrar on November 4, 2014
In an interview in Fortune Magazine, Bill McDermott talks big ideas, simplicity, reducing layers of management and empowering employees. Can he make the SAP Elephant dance?
By Susan Scrupski on October 28, 2014
Walking down one of the cavernous halls at the Palazzo hotel in Las Vegas, we approached one of my Enterprise Irregular (EI) colleagues, David Dobrin. Dobrin looked surprised to see me and said, “What are you doing here?” I said, “I’m here to learn!” Yes, I attended my first SAP TechEd this week and this is […]
By Vinnie Mirchandani on October 20, 2014
Dreamforce this week had an even more festive feel than ever. Pennant fever gripped the town as the Giants played October ball. The Beach Boys sounded as youthful as ever during Benioff’s keynote. The many school kids invited in the keynote audience and Hillary Clinton’s talk of babies provided an even more youthful and optimistic […]
By Vinnie Mirchandani on October 13, 2014
Rajesh Gill, Group Chief Pilot Technical and Efficiency at AirAsia, shared his version of “data visualization” at GE’s annual Minds+Machines day in New York. He expresses to fellow pilots the impact of certain maneuvers such as shutting down an engine while taxiing to the gate as savings in “pints of Guinness”. AirAsia is one of […]
By Dave Kellogg on October 12, 2014
Well, it’s pretty clear that SAP will be announcing something in Chicago on Monday, judging by the above re-tweet from SAP head of EPM product management David Williams, and by the content in the SAP Conference for EPM program, itself: … Continue reading →
By Tom Raftery on September 28, 2014
Welcome to episode thirty two of the Technology for Good hangout. In this week’s episode we had SAP‘s Sameer Patel as the guest on our show. Sameer and I are members of the Enterprise Irregulars group – a loose group of analysts and vendors with an interest in enterprise software. Previous Enterprise Irregulars who have […]
By Brian Sommer on September 24, 2014
Infor’s suite of high-end cloud financial software products include a new user interface, in-memory database technology and more. CloudSuite signals a major shift in the application space. Will CIOs bite?
By Paul Greenberg on September 24, 2014
No matter what SAP’s press release says, CRM isn’t a failed experiment, it’s not dead, and it continues to thrive. Paul Greenberg answers the latest barb thrown.
By Sadagopan on September 22, 2014
I have used Concur system for several years and had seen it evolve over time. Earlier this quarter, when I saw this announcement about Concur, Uber and AirBnb coming together, I knew that they are aiming big, given Concur’s active partnership with the likes of United, Marriott, IHG and Avis. There is definite meat behind […]
By Vinnie Mirchandani on September 11, 2014
Starting next week I will get briefings from a wide range of enterprise players – Infor, Workday, Oracle, Rimini, Salesforce and Microsoft among them. Conference season is in full swing. I have not been so excited in a long time. The reason is I feel a thaw in the enterprise market. My SAP Economy book […]