SAP Articles

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
Executive Summary SAP has absorbed considerably negative pushback from customers since introducing indirect access. This lead SAP to engage in damage control by providing more deceptive information to customers. Introduction SAP has just released new information regarding indirect access. In this article, we will not ...
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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's Arguments
Executive Summary 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 surrogates are ...
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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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How Accurate Was SAP on their Google Alliance?
Executive Summary SAP made many statements regarding its collaboration with Google and its Google alliance. It proposed that Lumira can save files to Google Sheets, that SuccessFactors allows for hyperlinking and that SAP competitors have magically become more complicated. In this article, we review SAP's ...
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How to Best Understand the SAP Digital Transformation Navigator
Executive Summary Digital transformation was adopted by software vendors and consulting companies that place the process as the desired outcome. Ding Ding Ding....we have a new Golden Pinocchio Award Winner! Introduction to the Term Digital Transformation After many years analyzing various methodologies, tools or assistive ...
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How to Interpret SAP and Microsoft's 2017 Cloud Partnership Announcement
What This Article Covers Opening With The Standard Puffery One Hundred and Eighty Degrees Different from Steve Lucas's Comments on This Exact Issue in 2015 On Ariba A Unique Partnership? A Rather Extensive Section of Puffery Surprise.......Big Companies Use SAP and Azure! Paid Not to ...
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How SAP’s Partnership Agreement Blocks Vendors from Fighting Indirect Access
Executive Summary Understanding the SAP partnership system is necessary to how SAP controls both partners and their customers. This story of the partnership is hidden from view in media. SAP partnership agreements are anti-competitive tools, and it means the competing vendor loses freedom of speech ...
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