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.
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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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By Vinnie Mirchandani on April 29, 2015
At SapphireNow next week, SAP is expected to provide much more detail around its next-gen, S4 product. It’s been a quarter century since the predecessor R/3 product was designed. So much has changed in the world since. The shop floor is dotted with robots and wearable technology. Utilities are evolving to smart grids. Auto insurance […]
By Vinnie Mirchandani on April 23, 2015
The WSJ profiles IBM CEO Ginni Rometty after its 12th straight quarterly decline in revenues and she calls some of her divested hardware units “empty calories” “These units were producing revenue but not profits” The WSJ adds a chart where they point out other businesses IBM has moved out of and markets IBM aspires to […]
By Sameer Patel on April 23, 2015
IDC just announced that Successfactors is a leader for Worldwide Social Technologies specifically related to its Integrated Talent Vendor Assessment. This one meant a lot as it directly put to test our stated product and go-to-market promise and singular focus on solving core functional KPIs, with purpose built collaboration software. Back in 2012 we entered the cloud collaboration […]
By Vinnie Mirchandani on April 10, 2015
As we approach SapphireNOW, I notice more comments and blogs from SAP executives and partners which in some shape of form touch on HANA. In many ways, HANA has dominated SAP world for the last few years so it’s not surprising. With S4, HANA will continue to get top billing for years to come. But […]