By Tom Raftery on May 29, 2015
Personalised medicine is where a patient’s DNA is sequenced, as is the DNA of their tumour (in the case of cancer), and an individualised treatment, specific to the genotype of their cancer is designed and applied.
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By Vinnie Mirchandani on February 9, 2015
There are rumors of massive layoffs at IBM. True or not, there is no denying the company has had years of consecutive quarterly revenue declines. Poor Ginni Rommety gets the blame, but my view is IBM forgot about Moore’s Law and continuous value improvements as it diversified into software and services over the last two […]
By R "Ray" Wang on February 4, 2015
Launch Of SAP S/4 Provides Catalyst For Organizations To Update Their Next Gen Apps Strategy The February 3rd, 2015 New York City SAP S/4 launch event brought a positive closure for customers seeking the next generation apps strategy from SAP. At a high level, the SAP S/4 HANA offering offers: a new suite of applications […]
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By Vinnie Mirchandani on January 29, 2015
Andrew Nusca at Fortune interviews Bill McDermott, CEO of SAP here. What’s striking is Bill talks incessantly about the “new SAP” : HANA, Ariba, Concur, SuccessFactors, Hybris, Fieldglass, Sybase. The stuff is not exactly new – most of the products are decades old, but they are new to SAP and Bill is clearly enamored with […]
By Sameer Patel on January 14, 2015
So, Ingrid Lunden at TechCrunch announced that Facebook has finally entered the world of work. As far as the consumer market goes, think about it. Facebook is worth 212 billion dollars by having a strong hold on your actions, interests, and preferences from 5pm to 9am and some fraction of your work day. If only it could […]
By Vinnie Mirchandani on December 19, 2014
Amazon has SAP Nation on the Kindle and in softcover. Over the next few weeks the book will be available in other print and eBook formats. As I have done with my other books, I plan to excerpt here about 10% of the book over the next several weeks for my blog readers. Here is […]
By David Terrar on December 8, 2014
This is a must read, dissecting the massive SAP enterprise software ecosystem and economy. Hopefully senior executives, both in SAP and in the service providers and systems integrators that operate in the SAP Nation can put themselves in their customers shoes, read this book and listen to Vinnie Mirchandani’s call for action.
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 […]