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.
SAP, for all its warts and thorns, that we have grown to know and love? No. They have crossed a strategic chasm, embracing the Internet while embracing partners and competitors alike, and there seems to be no turning back. Witness just some of their actions: April 2000 - SAP AG and Microsoft announce the intention to bring mySAP.com functionality to Microsoft s Pocket PC platform. SAP is furthering mySAP.com to empower people working on customer relationships with key information they need on mobile