9 December, 2013
New SAP offering exploits recently acquired KXEN software, which helps business users build and tweak predictive models in automated ways…
22 July, 2013
SAP has missed key financial projections five times in the last 10 quarters. Oracle has whiffed four times in the last seven quarters. IBM has…
22 July, 2014
This is the second article of a two part series on the rise of multi-channel retailing and how traditional retailers can and are leveraging technology to maintain and/or increase market share.
The first article discussed the rise of ecommerce and looked at how traditional retailers, like Walmart, could…
Publication: SmartData Collective
23 June, 2014
The keynote theme at this year’s Sapphire conference in Orlando was Simple. Top executives from SAP, a software company associated with complexity, stated and restated that its future direction is to simplify all aspects of its products and the ways customers interact with them and the company itself. SAP…
Publication: SmartData Collective
5 June, 2014
IDG News Service (Boston Bureau) — A couple of things became clear during SAP co-founder Hasso Plattner’s keynote at the Sapphire conference Wednesday: SAP remains fully committed to the Hana in-memory computing platform, as well as its push into SaaS (software as a service).
Neither of those conclusions…
2 June, 2014
Tech titans Microsoft and SAP are expanding to the cloud Relevant Products/Services their decades-old relationship. On Monday, the companies announced that various SAP applications are being certified for Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform…
Publication: Top Tech News
20 May, 2014
Microsoft Corp. and German business software maker SAP AG are expanding their partnership in enterprise cloud computing, mobile devices and other areas, the companies said Monday.
The move, the companies said, aims to increase customer access to SAP’s business software and applications in cloud computing and on Microsoft mobile…
19 May, 2014
Microsoft and SAP announced Monday that a range of SAP applications have been certified to run in Microsoft’s Azure cloud. The long-time partners also announced new ties between SAP BusinessObjects and Microsoft Office and expanded joint options for mobile support…
30 April, 2014
$14.4B was spent worldwide on Business Intelligence (BI) and analytics enterprise software in 2013, increasing 8% from $13.3B in 2012. SAP continues to solidify its market leadership in BI and analytics, generating $3.1B in BI and analytics revenue in 2013, increasing 5.3% from 2012. Oracle was…
9 April, 2014
Big data isn’t just for big players anymore. That’s part of the message SAP began delivering last week when it put its Small Medium Enterprise initiative into gear. The company is accelerating its efforts in the global SME market, a market it says is worth $88 billion, recruiting…
Publication: Data Informed
25 March, 2014
Steve Lucas, president SAP platform solutions gave a spirited and entertaining performance at BI 2014, showing off lots of cool stuff along the way. Lucas demonstrated the makings of a data visualization toolkit built upon SAP’s Lumira technology he claims will encourage business managers to move away from Powerpoint…
14 March, 2014
The market for data analytics software doesn’t begin and end with Oracle, SAP or even Tableau Software.
So says Lars Bjork, chief executive of Qlik Technologies (QLIK…