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SAP HANA-One Technology to Watch in 2012 (and Beyond)


Did you know that SAP HANA is much more than a high-speed analytic appliance? TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic reveals how HANA is a universal database that will enable companies to analyze large volumes of operational and transactional information in real time, from virtually any data source, and that will eventually deliver an entirely new class of applications that will change the way people think, work, plan, and operate.

expert system sap  analyst) nor a marketing expert. Still, if a product’s name stands for “High-Performance ANalytic Application,” is there any surprise if regular folks associate it with high-speed analytic appliances by default? In fact, most of the early available HANA-based products are some so-called “accelerators” or “fast analytics” for this or that. Again, unless you are an SAP insider, why would you think of HANA as being a full-fledged “system of record and master data repository”, i.e., a Read More

How Can IT Help Competitiveness These Bleak Days? - Part 1


A week before this past Thanksgiving holiday (US), I was invited by a long-term analyst relationship contact at SAP to listen to (via multimedia streaming) a panel discussion on a late Friday afternoon. The expert panel explored reasons for companies to maintain IT investment even (if not especially) during difficult economic times. Bruce Richardson, the Chief Research Officer of AMR Research

expert system sap  late Friday afternoon. The expert panel explored reasons for companies to maintain IT investment even (if not especially) during difficult economic times. Bruce Richardson, the Chief Research Officer of AMR Research , moderated the event. The star-studded and well-rounded panel also included: Leo Apotheker, co-chief executive officer (CEO) of SAP; A secretary of administration for a large public sector SAP customer; A chief information officer (CIO) of a healthcare SAP customer representing the Read More

Accelerating (and Fast-Starting) the SME Business at Oracle (and SAP) - Part 4


Part 1 of this blog series outlined Oracle’s recent (and seemingly genuine) change of heart and approach towards partnering and catering enterprise applications to small and medium enterprises (SMEs). The analysis then moved onto the Oracle Accelerate program, which was launched about three years ago to allow partners to sell more of smaller projects in a fixed time and price manner. Oracle

expert system sap  and pre-built integration with expert partner solutions in  SAP’s Industry Vertical Network (IVN) . Oracle Accelerate still has a limited collaboration and brokering with partners to deliver pre-built solutions. Adding a BI Edge In 2009, SAP Business All-in-One was bolstered by  the integration of SAP BusinessObjects Edge BI/business performance management (BPM) solutions for midsize companies with up to 2,500 employees . These companies need scalable BI/BPM tools designed, packaged and priced for Read More

SAP Support - From Reactive to Proactive


I recently attended the SAP Active Global Support (AGS) Analyst Summit in Costa Mesa, California, along with a member of TEC’s software selection services team. At the November event, attendees were presented with the AGS Strategy for 2012 and in-depth reviews of SAP’s customer support offerings.  There were a number of different themes presented by the members of AGS, but the theme that really

expert system sap  forms of education, on-line expert knowledge services, and the Solution Manager tool which enables the customer to be more pro-active in managing his/her solution. However, under SAP Enterprise support the customer must put in a significant amount of energy to make sure that their SAP solution is being proactively managed. The truly proactive support offerings are the premium engagement services offered as SAP ActiveEmbedded and SAP MaxAttention. These services will cost a customer more than Enterprise Read More

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.

expert system sap  to gain its specific expertise. However, this time SAP insists it is not interested in buying Commerce One and it wants Commerce One to remain independent to reinforce its new openness and partner-friendly image. On the other hand, SAP also needs Commerce One to survive because it has no Internet market place product without Commerce One's partnership. Therefore, as part of the increased investment, SAP pledged to limit its stake to 23% and not to attempt a takeover without approval by the Commerce One Read More

SAP as a Retail Market Force: More Fact Than Fiction


Can SAP, a market and technology leader in business management software, translate its success in the manufacturing industry to retail? TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic reviews the complexities of this master vertical and the steps SAP has taken to address them. The ensuing candid discussion with the SAP Retail Industry team sheds some light on SAP’s strategy with regard to the retail industry.

expert system sap  who have deep retail expertise; our products and technology, which support retail best practices on a scalable platform; and our partnership and commitment to their success. We’ve been fortunate to have had the opportunity to work with the world’s leading retailers, both large and small, and they in turn have been great advocates in talking about their success with SAP. TEC: How are your major system integrator (SI), independent software vendor (ISV), and other partnerships going in retail? SAP Read More

SAP HANA: From Database to Platform


At the end of 2009, SAP launched SAP HANA, an in-memory, column-row based database management system with capabilities within both OLTP and OLAP environments. In June of 2012, SAP announced that HANA had become the fastest growing technology in the company’s history. In this report, TEC Senior BI and Data Management Analyst Jorge García gives an overview of the history, functionality, and benefits and challenges of SAP HANA, and explores SAP’s strategy for the product and its place in the in-memory processing product space.

expert system sap  HANA: From Database to Platform At the end of 2009, SAP launched SAP HANA, an in-memory, column-row based database management system with capabilities within both OLTP and OLAP environments. In June of 2012, SAP announced that HANA had become the fastest growing technology in the company’s history. In this report, TEC Senior BI and Data Management Analyst Jorge García gives an overview of the history, functionality, and benefits and challenges of SAP HANA, and explores SAP’s strategy for the Read More

'Collaborative Commerce': ERP, CRM, e-Proc, and SCM Unite! A Series Study: SAP AG


SAP AG has seemingly crossed a strategy chasm, from a strict, stodgy, Not-Invented-Here (NIH) approach to software development and delivery, to a seemingly quite open approach of broad development alliances, company acquisitions, Internet portals development, and a deep, new relationship with IBM for both technology sharing as well as bolstering IBM Consulting’s support for SAP’s new multiple mySAP.com™ initiatives. 'Collaborative' and 'SAP' were not two words you might have ever seen in the same article. You’re seeing it now.

expert system sap  Collaborative Commerce': ERP, CRM, e-Proc, and SCM Unite! A Series Study: SAP AG 'Collaborative Commerce': ERP, CRM, e-Proc, and SCM Unite! A Series Study: SAP AG R. Garland - September 22, 2001 Introduction  In the early 90's, ERP came of age. Everyone had to have the functionality ERP packages promised. Since then, as Web and Internet technologies have matured, CRM on the front end, and e-Procurement and Supply Chain Management on the back end, these packages have come into their own. Now in 2001, the Read More

NEC to Inflate SAP Business ByDesign Tires


A new offering, NEC Global Localization Package for SAP Business ByDesign, will leverage the cloud ERP solution from SAP and the cloud deployment capabilities from NEC to offer subsidiaries of large corporations and SMEs a solution for gaining insights into real-time enterprise-wide operations.

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10 Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a Business Phone System


10 Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a Business Phone System. Here are 10 common mistakes buyers make when purchasing a new phone system and how to av...

expert system sap  Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a Business Phone System Here are 10 common mistakes buyers make when purchasing a new phone system—and how to avoid them. Covering everything from backups to scalability to planning ahead for future needs, this concise guide will help ensure you don't regret your new phone system choice. Why learn the hard way? A phone system is something your business will have to live with for years to come. Download your PDF copy of 10 Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a Business Phone Read More

Five Standard Features Any VoIP System Should Have


Here's a guide to quickly fill you in on the Five Standard Features Any VoIP System Should Have.

expert system sap  Standard Features Any VoIP System Should Have Five Standard Features Any VoIP System Should Have Businesses are turning to VoIP phone systems for the cost and productivity benefits they offer. But to make the right choice for your company, you need to know which VoIP features are most important. Here's a guide to quickly fill you in on the Five Standard Features Any VoIP System Should Have . You'll learn about VoIP standardization and flexibility integration options security support extension points Read More

How Much Should You Pay for Your Business Phone System


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Projected Cost Analysis of SAP HANA


In September 2013, SAP commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a cost-based analysis to examine the potential cost savings and reduction in total cost of ownership (TCO) that enterprises may realize by deploying HANA. This report provides a framework for users to evaluate the potential financial impact of HANA on their organizations.

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