By Vinnie Mirchandani on July 17, 2015
I first wrote about ERP third party maintenance (support independent of the software publisher) in 2005. Even earlier, I have written about similar offerings like plug-compatible mainframes and specialty auto shops who do better than official dealers. I have noticed three things in the last decade: a) most analysts and bloggers do not write much […]
By Vinnie Mirchandani on June 24, 2015
Like most, I have watched many a “One more thing” announcement by Steve Jobs. While it made many run out and line up for blocks when Apple introduced that shiny new thing, it inspired the author in me to write about the birth of new products and initiatives. In my books, I have written about […]
By Vinnie Mirchandani on June 16, 2015
I am writing the sequel to SAP Nation to update it for the launch of S/4HANA. I analyze the launch and also delve into the history of next-gen products in enterprise software over two decades to provide some perspective on how S/4 may evolve and how the customer base will react to it. That I […]
By Sameer Patel on June 15, 2015
Dennis and I talk mostly about the culinary craft, these days. But he and I have been talking about the business of software both publicly and off the record for 8 years now. We’ve even rebutted opposing view points back and forth on our blogs back in the day (my all time favorite lob and […]
By Vinnie Mirchandani on June 14, 2015
It will be the extension of the Sunday night/Monday morning phenomenon. What users expect at work should not trail what they are already seeing in their cars and in their homes. Or at the movies.
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.
Posted in Featured Posts, Technology / Software | Tagged Cognitive Computing, HANA, Health, medical research insights, molecular health, personalised medicine, personalized medicine, precision medicine, sap, sapphirenow, Watson
By Paul Greenberg on May 18, 2015
SAP’s annual conference has a long lineage and is arguably one of the most important – and very revealing – conferences in the technology world. They are always amazing and always puzzling. Paul Greenberg explains the conundrum.
By Charlie Bess on May 11, 2015
This week’s SapphireNow was eye opening for me. My interactions with SAP were primarily from implementing BW in its early days (1999 V1.2B) and being the CT for the EDS side of relationships with large outsourcing arrangements that used SAP R3. It was clear just walking around the SAP area that things have changed significantly. […]
By Denis Pombriant on May 11, 2015
Well, how about them apples? In a Reuters article out today, Microsoft said it wasn’t really pursuing Salesforce at this time citing the high cost—about $50 billion for the market cap and what must be calculated for a premium likely to be extracted from any would-be suitor. As I have been saying, the time when […]
By Sandy Kemsley on May 5, 2015
Happy Cinco de Mayo! I’m back in Orlando for the giant SAP SAPPHIRE NOW and ASUG conference to catch up with the product people and hear about what organizations are doing with SAP solutions. If you’re not here, you can catch the keynotes and some of the other sessions online either in real time or […]
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