While SAP and Microsoft are concurrently partnering for certain initiatives, they are still dueling about who is bigger, better, smarter, whose user screens are prettier and more user-friendly, and so on. But the major question is whether the market and users are ultimately going to be better for it.
drivers for vista
The study defined six drivers of business productivity: usability, familiarity, transactional efficiency, flexibility, business insight, and collaboration (see Figure 1). As depicted in the figure 1, Transactional Efficiency measures the user''s perception of how easy it is to execute common and repetitive tasks, of the efficiency of the application as it pertains to those common tasks, and of the speed and reliability of the software. Business Insight measures the user''s perception of how well the