SAP Articles

How SAP Exposed its Own Support Monopoly in the Oracle TomorrowNow Lawsuit
Executive Summary In the TomorrowNow lawsuit, SAP accused Oracle of many things that equally apply to SAP. The most important accusation being that Oracle uses coercive tactics to prevent customers from saving money on support! Introduction In the Oracle vs SAP on the TomorrowNow case, ...
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How Accurate Was Bluefin Solutions on C/4HANA?
Executive Summary Bluefin Solutions published a bizarre article on C/4HANA that focused more on methodology than on what C/4HANA actually is. The proposal by Bluefin Solutions is that C/4HANA will speed implementations. Introduction Bluefin Solutions has been the source of an enormous amount of information ...
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How Accurate Was Bluefin Solutions on Leonardo?
Executive Summary Bluefin Solutions published a bizarre article on Leonardo that focused more on methodology than on what Leonardo actually is. The proposal by Bluefin Solutions is that Leonardo will speed implementations. Introduction Bluefin Solutions has been the source of an enormous amount of information ...
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The Accuracy of TechTarget's Article on S/4HANA and Indirect Access
What This Article Covers Questions to IT Analysts on SAP and S/4HANA and AI for 2018 Answer from Massimo Pezzini Vice President and Fellow, Gartner Can SAP Make the Move to S/4HANA Compelling and Easy? Answer from Cindy Jutras, President, Mint Jutras LLC Is It ...
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Analysis of SAP's 2017 White Paper on Indirect Access
Executive Summary SAP's produced a highly misleading 2017 white paper on indirect access. In the white paper, SAP introduced a new policy for SAP ECC customers and S/4HANA. We analyze SAP's proposal regarding indirect static read scenario as well as Order-to-Cash (O2C) and Procure-to-Pay (P2P) ...
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The Problem with Corevist's Presentation of SAP and Indirect Access
Executive Summary Corevist which pointed out issues with SAP indirect access. However, as context Corevist creates a mythological idea of a glorious SAP ecosystem. In this parallel universe, SAP is new to monopolist behavior, is new to stifling competition, new to antitrust law violations. What ...
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Analysis of Snow Software on Determining SAP Indirect Access Exposure
Executive Summary SAM software helps software companies manage their licenses and control predation on the part of software vendors. Indirect access, but what is really Type 2 indirect access is a type of license control that is enforced by SAP. Snow Software provides this helpful ...
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SAP's Recycled Indirect Access Damage Control for 2018
What This Article Covers  A Review of The Sources How SAP Creates and Echo Chamber The SAP Indirect Access Announcement SAP Leading the Industry in Transparent Licenses and Pricing? Where is the Published Pricing from SAP? SAP Built on Trusting Relationships with Customers? SAP Sales ...
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Does SAP's HCP Relaunched SAP Cloud Platform Change Anything?
What This Article Covers False Information on the SAP Cloud Platform Website Leonardo for the SAP Cloud Platform? 1300 Cloud Apps for the SAP Cloud Platform? Are These Really Apps? The Previous SAP HANA Cloud Platform Introduction It has been proposed that the SAP HANA ...
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The Importance of the Pivot for SAP
What This Article Covers The Technique of the Pivot Why SAP Needs to Continually Pivot to New Subjects Introduction We covered SAP's incredibly low level of accuracy on their statement. In this article, we will discuss how important the "pivot" is regarding how SAP and ...
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Understanding Why TOM is Yet Another Made Up Term by SAP
Executive Summary TOM is a made up term by SAP designed to confuse customers and make up a new term for what is nothing more than "infrastructure." Introduction Recently I was told that S/4HANA lowered the TOM of the ERP system. Therefore it made sense ...
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How Accurate Was SAP on the Sybase Acquisition?
What This Article Covers The Sybase Acquisition Quotations from Dennis Howlett's Article in ZDNet IT Analysts Always Seem to Love Software Acquisitions SAP Ended up Degrading Sybase Database Market Share Vishal Sikka Continues His Streak Howlett Gets it Right on SAP Penetrating Finance Industry Sybase's Disappearing ...
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Are SAP's REST/JSON APIs Real?
What This Article Covers The Question on REST/JSON APIs The Consistency of Open APIs + Indirect Access? Introduction SAP has been telling customers that they are bringing out a large number of REST/JSON APIs. In this article, we will review the likelihood of these APIs ...
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Why SAP Mystifies Topics
What This Article Covers The Process of Mystifying Areas The Hypnotic Properties of Inscrutable Words SAP's Army of Enablers The Opposite of the Richard Feynman Technique of Learning Introduction At Brightwork we have repeatedly shown that SAP provides false information to customers as part of ...
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Angela Merkel Loves Herself Some Hasso Plattner Institute
What This Article Covers Angela Merkel and Company Love the HPI What is The Real Story with the Hasso Plattner Institute? What Does Angela Merkel Know About the Hasso Plattner Institute? The Problem with Government and Business Alignment Merkel's Bad Precedent of Responsibility Taking with ...
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