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Has SAP Found Magic Formula (One) To Learn The Ropes Of Marketing?
SAP is responding to the changing Internet marketplace in a multiplicity of ways. First, by restructuring to develop flexibility; then, by forming key

what part of sap to learn  the need to explain what mySAP.com really is and what it can do for existing and potential users. Its new global marketing director and former Sony marketing executive, Martin Homlish, deserves the most of the credit for the long awaited and needed change in direction. The campaign comes in the nick of time to fend off increasingly formidable competitors, most of them being established marketing savvy businesses. Since SAP's major revenue successes appears to be attributable to mySAP.com as opposed to

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Dreamforce 2010: Of Cloud Proliferation - Part 1


Dreamforce, salesforce.com’s annual user conference, has over the past several years become a highly anticipated and entertaining end-of-the-year fixture for the enterprise applications market observers (surprisingly, Dreamforce 2011 will take place in late August, and let’s see how that new timing will feel). Namely, in these prolonged times of bad economic news and

what part of sap to learn  that regard as well. What Else Has salesforce.com Been Pursuing? Not letting grass grow under its feet, salesforce.com has long pursued the cloud platform play, to attract developers and  independent software vendors (ISV’s)  to produce cloud solutions well beyond the realm of CRM. To that end, in 2007 salesforce.com launched Force.com , its  platform-as-a-service (PaaS)  offering, allowing developers to build apps directly on top of Salesforce.com’s cloud infrastructure using the multi-tenant Read More

Mega-Vendors Warming Up to the Cloud - Part 4


Part 1 of this blog series depicted the three evolutionary phases (or waves) of software as a service (SaaS) and cloud computing adoption. The post ended with some glimpses into the future and the likely implications for SaaS users. Part 2 then explored the apparent opportunities and accompanying challenges (and painstaking soul-searching exercises) that SaaS aspirants face in their endeavors

what part of sap to learn  and industry best practices. What drives Progress Software’s strategy and product decisions? The vendor boasts that it listens closely to its customers, while looking into and researching the market and industry trends. Current trends are that businesses need to change rapidly to take advantage of emerging business models (like SaaS) to integrate applications and functionality, both within the four walls of the enterprise and within the extended enterprise  of suppliers, partners, and customers. Read More

The Many Faces of PLM Part One: Event Summary


Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software solutions, like many of the application suites that have come before it, are a collection of different offerings that serve a common theme and contribute to overlapping value propositions. Like previous application suites, there is strategic value in approaching PLM as a set of inter-related requirements as opposed to just a collection of function-specific requirements. This is a report on the observations from the 2003 Product Development Manager’s Association (PDMA) Conference.

what part of sap to learn  practices in developing products. What was rare about this conference is that under one roof an attendee could listen to the value of implementing effective Stage-Gate Processes to better execute product development programs, learn about how better Portfolio Management can improve the value of the choice of products a company chooses to take to market, and also explore how Design for Cost / Design for Manufacturability concepts can help to decrease product costs. Seeing a collection of very different, Read More

SAP HANA: A Fast Developing “Toddler” - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series analyzed a snapshot of the SAP HANA offerings’ achievements at the time of the product’s first anniversary in June 2012. SAP is now a de facto database provider that intends to become the #2 database vendor by 2015. The company’s recently unveiled real-time data platform combines the SAP HANA platform, Sybase data management offerings, and SAP BusinessObjects solutions

what part of sap to learn  Program . PJ : What is the workflow/business process management (BPM) engine within HANA, something from NetWeaver, something organic to HANA, or nothing at this stage? SAP : HANA today provides stored procedures and procedural logic via logical operators. In the future, we will be looking at a business rules engine in HANA. Dear readers, what do you think about SAP’s new charters and computing approaches? If you are an early HANA adopter, we would like to hear your experiences and impressions. Read More

In Defense of Data Centers: The Positive Role IT Can Play in the Greening of Business


Corporate concern for the environment is no longer just an issue of compliancy. Businesses are becoming increasingly concerned about how much energy is required by their IT operations, especially by their data centers. Greening IT starts in the data center: find out how data center consolidation—and other solutions—can help you reduce energy consumption, and even increase productivity and efficiency.

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Managing the Total Cost of Ownership of Business Intelligence: A 360-Degree Perspective


For many companies, total cost of ownership (TCO) of business intelligence (BI) solutions is out of control. And the problem is growing, fueled by ever-increasing demands from the user community, massive new sources for data, new capabilities, shadow it landscapes, and the cost of keeping people abreast of all the changes. This paper focuses on developing a framework for monitoring and managing the TCO of BI.

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To Have or Not to Have Supply Chain Software: Can the Riddle Be Solved?


In a previous blog post, I discussed two approaches to bringing down the overall cost of your supply chain (by using either cost-cutting or -reducing methods). Another blog was about bringing cost down by using better or best inventory management processes and practices. As we have already discussed the methods, processes, and practices, let’s look now at some of the technological aspects of

what part of sap to learn  . Now the question: what does supply chain software encompass that makes it so crucial for all types of organizations? Firstly, we need to understand what SCM is. Basically, it’s a combination of science and software that brings together all the steps within a supply chain—sourcing, procurement, inventory management, advance planning and scheduling, and warehousing and distribution. With the help of SCM software, organizations are able to organize and automate the forecasting, planning, execution, Read More

Ariba Network to Move to SAP HANA


In keeping with its strategy to move everything to the cloud—and to the in-memory SAP HANA platform—SAP recently announced plans to move the Ariba Network to HANA by the end of 2014.

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Autodesk to Bring Microsoft Business Solutions Closer to PLM


While the recent joining of complementary forces by Microsoft Business Solutions and Autodesk will make many heads turn, a lot more detail and clarifications are needed for the alliance to establish itself as an ERP-PLM superpower in the mid-market.

what part of sap to learn  points will be and what business processes will be facilitated or automated through the alliance between Microsoft and Autodesk. Thus, MBS has to be more aggressive and perspicacious in delivering a sound PLM vision and value proposition, if it is to be considered a serious, leading contender for the mid-manufacturing space. As gleaned from the above discussion, PLM entails much more than a data exchange between engineering and manufacturing departments (not that bridging that gap is not an important Read More

Ross Systems Continues To Slip, But Pledges to Fight Tooth And Claw


Ross Systems' transition from ERP to e-commerce continues to be daunting. On November 14, the company announced yet another disappointing quarterly report owing to all but dried up license revenue. The company also announced how it plans to turn the tide.

what part of sap to learn  add on products. A somewhat encouraging fact is that operating expenses for the quarter were down 19% from the prior year. The results are obviously very disappointing. said Pat Tinley, Ross' President and CEO. However, we are determined to take the necessary steps required to return this business to profitability. As evidence of the company's determination for action, in mid September Ross Systems announced a major restructuring program aimed at significantly reducing the company's costs. The Read More

How to Respond Faster to Customer Feedback


What’s the best way to know if your customers are satisfied? Simply ask them. Conducting customer surveys without the right tools, however, can demand a lot of staff time to manage and analyze the results. Indeed, response time can make the difference between keeping customers and losing them. One way to respond faster to customer issues—and save time and effort—is by investing in an automated customer feedback system.

what part of sap to learn  Faster to Customer Feedback What’s the best way to know if your customers are satisfied? Simply ask them. Conducting customer surveys without the right tools, however, can demand a lot of staff time to manage and analyze the results. Indeed, response time can make the difference between keeping customers and losing them. One way to respond faster to customer issues—and save time and effort—is by investing in an automated customer feedback system. Read More

How to Optimize ERP to Meet Wholesale Distribution Challenges


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The Integration Factor: The Inherent Value of Best-of-Class Enterprise Solutions


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Key SCM Features to Look For (And Major Players to Look Out For)


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