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Analyst Take on SAPPHIRE 2013 » The TEC Blog
Analyst Take on SAPPHIRE 2013 » The TEC Blog TEC Blog TEC Home About TEC Contact Us About the Bloggers Follow TEC on Twitter RSS Discussing Enterprise Software and Selection --> Fast, Accurate Software Evaluations TEC helps enterprises evaluate and select software solutions that meet their exacting needs by empowering purchasers with the tools, research, and expertise to make an ideal decision. Your software selection starts here. Learn more about TEC s software
: SAP, sap hana, SAP HANA SP 6, SAPPHIRE 2013, TEC, Technology Evaluation, Technology Evaluation Centers, Technology Evaluation Centers Inc., blog, analyst, enterprise software, decision support.
SAP to Acquire Ariba, Expand Cloud Presence - First Impressions » The TEC Blog
events, AribaLIVE 2012 and SAPPHIRE NOW 2012 , there was no inkling of this development . At first glance, this is a good fit, as a plethora of large SAP customers use both Ariba Network and Ariba’s procurement, sourcing, contract management, e-invoicing, etc. software (in fact, in the early 2000s, the name Ariba was taboo at SAP’s Waldorf HQ, and Ariba was a competitor that SAP loved to hate). The arms race is accelerating in the enterprise applications space. Now that Ariba and Emptoris (acquired
: ariba, ariba network, aribalive 2012, Cloud Computing, collaboration, crossgate, e commerce, emptoris, hubwoo, ibm, SAP, SAPPHIRE NOW 2012, SCM, spend management, SuccessFactors, TEC, Technology Evaluation, Technology Evaluation Centers, Technology Evaluation Centers Inc., blog, analyst, enterprise software, decision support.
SAP - A Humble Giant From The Reality Land?Part 2: Expanding Functionality
During its international e-business conference, SAPPHIRE, SAP displayed a bullish attitude, contradicting the current market malaise. SAP touts a multi-pronged answer to prevailing heterogeneous IT environments. The company is staking its future on five pillars - exchanges, portals and the three extended-ERP applications: customer relationship management (CRM), supply chain management (SCM), and product life-cycle management (PLM).
: the announcements at the SAPPHIRE conference, the market impact of those announcements, the challenges SAP faces, and user recommendations. Part Five will contain links to the previous parts. Expanding Functionality Another tune that SAP tried to beat during the conference was its expansion from the realm of traditional ERP. SAP touts a multi-pronged answer to prevailing heterogeneous IT environments. The company is staking its future on five pillars - exchanges, portals and the three extended-ERP
SAP - A Humble Giant From The Reality Land?Part 1: Alliances
During its international e-business conference, SAPPHIRE, SAP displayed a bullish attitude, contradicting the current market malaise. Expanding outside its traditional ERP stronghold into five attractive technology areas, as well as the realization that no vendor can be ‘all things to all people’ might be the necessary ingredients of the formula for future SAP success.
: the announcements at the SAPPHIRE conference, the market impact of those announcements, the challenges SAP faces, and user recommendations. Part Five will contain links to the previous parts. Alliances and Partnerships Striving to shed the image of a stodgy, partnership-unfriendly behemoth, SAP has announced a number of alliances, including: IBM Corporation Palm, Inc. Commerce One Alliance with IBM Possibly the most remarkable was an expansion of the long-standing global strategic alliance with IBM
SAP Keeps Traction On Some Tires Of Its Omni-Wheel-DrivePart 1
Although SAP’s recently announced tamed results for Q1 2002, which fit within the current market milieu, may add to some challenges moving forward, particularly seen from sharply reduced license revenue, and while some may question SAP’s justification of assimilating its two former subsidiaries, SAP has meanwhile become much more alert and diverse to spar with difficulties.
: eve of its forthcoming SAPPHIRE user conference at the beginning of June, SAP announced that it has appointed Lo Apotheker as president of Global Field Operations. In this newly created position, Apotheker and his management team will realign SAP s worldwide sales force around the needs of global customers for consistent processes and seamless operations across geographies. The realignment will also decouple some of SAP s regional organizations to create more homogenous market segments to enable the
SAP Becoming a (Legal) Polygamist
SAPMarkets, the US dot-com spin-off of German ERP leader SAP AG, is partnering with Commerce One to build and sell software for online trading exchanges. This announcement comes only a month after its partnership with Nortel Networks for CRM product offering. SAP, owing to this alliance, has a chance to put content behind its extensive recent advertising campaign for mySAP.
: from June 14 at SAPPHIRE 2000 Las Vegas, the annual SAP Americas customer conference, SAP AG, the leading provider of inter-enterprise software solutions, SAPMarkets Inc., the SAP subsidiary dedicated to delivering mySAP.com marketplaces, and Commerce One Inc., the leader in global e-commerce solutions for business, announced a preliminary agreement to jointly deliver the next-generation e-business marketplace solution for the Internet economy. The yet to-be-named marketplace suite promises to
Joint SAP–MolecularHealth Project to Improve Cancer Treatment » The TEC Blog
) During the SAPPHIRE Now and SAP TechEd conference in Madrid , it was announced that MolecularHealth , a provider of clinico-molecular informatics, has signed a partnership with SAP to improve oncologists’ efforts in enhancing the quality of treatment for cancer patients. By improving the decision-making process, oncologists will be able to provide better personalized treatments. The project involves the use of the SAP HANA platform to translate high volumes of clinical, molecular, and drug
: big data, cancer, cancer treatment, industry watch, MolecularHealth, real time computing, SAP, sap hana, TEC, Technology Evaluation, Technology Evaluation Centers, Technology Evaluation Centers Inc., blog, analyst, enterprise software, decision support.
SAP Thrives On Competitors Plight, In Part
SAP announced upbeat results for Q2 2001 and reconfirmed the positive outlook for the rest of the year amid the bloodbath of many of its competitors. However, negative license revenue growth in the US, a likely cascading economic slowdown from the US to other markets, and net profit restatement owing to the investment in money burning Commerce One, may give rise to a careful scrutiny and moderate caution.
: than 18,000 delegates attended SAPPHIRE Lisbon and SAPPHIRE Orlando, SAP s international e-business conferences. At the conferences, SAP outlined its open integration strategy based on component integration within the mySAP.com e-business platform, collaborative process integration provided by public and private exchanges from SAPMarkets , and user level integration through Portals provided by the SAP Portals subsidiary. SAP also announced plans for SAP R/3 Enterprise , the evolution of SAP R/3 . SAP
Tableau Now with Connector to SAP HANA » The TEC Blog
. Unveiled during SAP’s SAPPHIRE-TechEd in Madrid, the connector will be able to explore information stored in the SAP HANA database and bring it to life with Tableau’s appealing and innovative visualizations. The connector is available for version 7.0.9, and it can connect to SAP HANA via ODBC and SQL. The connector lets Tableau take advantage of SAP HANA’s in-memory processing power, letting information live in HANA, and then using Tableau to visualize the data. Tableau’s offering can
: industry watch, sap hana, Tableau, TEC, Technology Evaluation, Technology Evaluation Centers, Technology Evaluation Centers Inc., blog, analyst, enterprise software, decision support.
Enterprise Resource Planning Giants Eye the Shop Floor
Because production systems on the shop floor are typically not synchronized and integrated with the planning ones, there is a lack of timely and accurate information that results in disconnected business processes.
: improve manufacturing performance. At SAPPHIRE 2005 and many similar events, a slew of partner companies, such as OSIsoft , IndX , Siemens , NRX , Vendavo , Visiprise , WonderWare , and Yokogawa , have repeatedly demonstrated their ability to serve up plant level information to SAP s dashboards (although OSIsoft, Vendavo, and Visiprise have not yet integrated to the Plant Manager Dashboard). With such extensive integration forming a part of their plan to enter the shop floor, SAP must necessarily be
SAP Releases HANA SPS5 » The TEC Blog
) During SAP’s SAPPHIRE NOW conference in Madrid , the recent support pack for HANA was released (SPS5) , providing additional capabilities to HANA’s functionality set. Along with enhancements for mission-critical applications, SAP has worked on HANA’s architecture to collapse the different layers of the platform—data and application, so that both reside within an in-memory-based architecture. Along with this big change to HANA’s architecture, SAP has added important functionality
: HANA, HANA SPS5, in memory computing, SAP, sap hana, SAP HANA Platform, SAP HANA SPS5, TEC, Technology Evaluation, Technology Evaluation Centers, Technology Evaluation Centers Inc., blog, analyst, enterprise software, decision support.
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