Sap News & Analysis
| Thursday Mar 29, 2012
SAP returns. Or rather KnowledgeLake, SharePoint, MPS and SAP return and get it together to make it easier for users to get to their content. This is the second time this week that SAP has added functionality to ECM for SAP. The first time was about adding CRM; this time, it's about gaining access to documents stored in SharePoint from SAP.
| Thursday Mar 22, 2012
Since SAP and OpenText signed reseller agreements to sell OpenText document management and enterprise CMS under the SAP brand name, they’ve been steadily building the product portfolio and adding new functionality. Now they have released v10 with support for SAP CRM and Supplier Relationship Management (SRM).
| Thursday Feb 23, 2012
With Yammer SAP Connector installed, SAP customers can see updates from business suite applications as activity stories in Yammer's Ticker.
| Wednesday Feb 22, 2012
After hitting on Business Intelligence, IaaS and Web Content Management, Gartner next takes on Marketing Resource Management with its Magic Quadrant series. Spotlighting vendors who are Leaders, Niche Players, and Visionaries, the latest edition underscores companies with the best ability take advantage of their resources, solidify a vision and show off their assets. Here’s some insight on the current market along with a breakdown of those running the show.
| Wednesday Feb 15, 2012
Earlier this week we saw that increasing enterprise demands for different kinds of business intelligence is stretching vendors to come up with software that will keep business users happy. The result is a software space that is currently characterized by innovation and change, according to Gartner’s recent Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence 2012.
| Tuesday Jan 17, 2012
It’s been a mixed bag this week. Amazon has released an application that lets users send documents to Kindle, the CloudOn app enables users to create and edit Office documents on iPad, SAP expands in the education market, PSIGEN pushes into Asia Pacific while Due Diligence extends the scope of V-Rooms.
| Wednesday Dec 14, 2011
With billions of social media posts across millions of sites globally, Social Web nirvana doesn't come easy, particularly for the enterprise looking to extract structured insights and meaningful metrics to understand market needs and spot emerging trends.
Germany based Enterprise Software giant SAP gets it, and to help its customers tap into the pulse of the social web the company announced a partnership with Netbase and its natural language processing (NLP) engine to read and categorize social media posts.
| Thursday Nov 10, 2011
As in previous years, this week's SAP Sapphire conference has generated a number of interesting releases this week in the GRC space. Jive offered enterprises a way of keeping their social media compliant, while Krolls provided them the tools to DIY e-Discovery and C2C has simplified email archiving.
| Tuesday Nov 8, 2011
If you haven’t got your Christmas shopping done yet, there’s a pile of new document management software that’s worth a look. SAP and OpenText have upgraded NetWeaver, Microsoft and Nokia have new apps for Symbian, Version One goes to R2.2, KnowledgeTree releases ExplorerCP and SmartVault has a new service update.
| Tuesday Oct 11, 2011
Box.net is gearing up to take on bigger players in the enterprise software market. Having recently raised US$ 48 million earlier this year, the cloud storage platform startup has recently updated this Series D financing round with US$ 81 million from Salesforce.com and SAP, with Bessemer Venture Partners and NEA contributing to the round.
| Monday Oct 3, 2011
Oracle’s OpenWorld has finally kicked off with the customary keynote from CEO Larry Ellison. Leaving aside the fact that many are saying this was his worst keynote ever, for those in enterprise computing the launch of the Exalytics analytics appliance is the one most will be watching.
| Friday Sep 16, 2011
If the hype is to be believed, platform-as-a-service is going to be massive in the not-too-distant future and SAP is partnering with MongoDB to drive its offering in the market.
| Tuesday Aug 30, 2011
Dreamforce starts today… and it feels like Groundhog Day. Not the groundhog that tells the weather, but groundhog in the way things keep repeating themselves. The repetition this time is in the shape of Microsoft’s offer of rebates of US$ 150-per-seat for customers who subscribe to Dynamics CRM online.
| Monday Aug 22, 2011
In recent months, the Facebook team has been on a quest to pack more information into the homepage. The latest composition removes the Most Recent tab from the news feed and replaces it with a real-time activity feed inside the Chat sidebar, slamming users with more information whether they like it or not.
| Wednesday Aug 10, 2011
This week, after announcing its release in March, SAP has put BusinessObjects 10 GRC on general release, Google gets some more security certification, BMC offers cloud Lifecycle Management to mitigate the risks associated with cloud computing outages, and Hostway offers email encryption.