SAP Articles

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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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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Executive Summary SAP shows a pattern of mystifying topics. Mystifying topics is the exact opposite of explaining topics to an audience. This is deliberate and fits into how SAP markets to customers. Introduction At Brightwork Research & Analysis we have repeatedly shown that SAP provides ...
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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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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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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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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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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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 What This Article Covers Report on Leonardo Uptake Is SAP Updating Indirect Access Policy? SAP's Empathy or Faux Empathy? Back Maintenance Versus Back License Costs SAP Pledges (Once Again) to Be Transparent SAP Places Customers First? (While Ripping Them Off with Faux Indirect Access) Introduction ...
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 What This Article Covers What is ComputerWeekly? Who Owns ComputerWeekly? Understanding the TechTarget Marketing Platform Those Everpresent Email Capture Forms Absolutely Corporate Controlled Media Output Introduction Over time we have become frustrated with the information published by Computer Weekly regarding how they cover SAP. We ...
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Executive Summary SAP consultants like to talk about a "Golden Age" of SAP, where SAP added a great deal of value to customers. We show how this is a myth, and how this myth is used. Introduction In this article, we will cover a common ...
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Executive Summary SAP produces negative innovation and focuses far more on marketing innovation than actually producing innovation. Examples of fake or negative innovation are HANA and S/4HANA among many others. Introduction Many companies exaggerate the amount of innovation they are involved in. This extends from ...
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Executive Summary Those who are incapable of debating the Brightwork Research & Analysis arguments often use the hominem of an "ax to grind" against Brightwork and Shaun Snapp. The proponents of the hypothesis of the ax to grind fail to provide evidence of the ax ...
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 Executive Summary The upgradeability of SAP products is declining and this fact is being hidden from SAP customers by both SAP and SAP consulting companies. In this article we will answer why this is happening. Introduction In this article, we will provide a non-SAP biased ...
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Executive Summary Support as a Percentage of Revenues for Oracle and SAP What it Means for the Future Introduction SAP and Oracle are very aggressive in promoting how well they are doing. However, something that receives little attention is how high the support percentage of ...
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