SAP Articles

How ASUG Lost its Way and Sold Out to SAP
What This Article Covers ASUG's Low-Quality Articles The Origins of ASUG How ASUG Changed Over the Years How ASUG Poses as a User/Customer and SAP Mediator ASUG's Conference Take Over by Consultants Introduction Problems with ASUG have come to my attention which is the combination ...
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How the Overall SAP S/4 HANA Suite is Not Yet Released
What This Article Covers SAP’s Position on S/4 HANA’s Readiness When Reality Sinks In Agile Development Oracle Fusion (Agile) Development Revisited How to Get the Real Story on S/4 HANA Previous Proposals on SAP Application Readiness Introduction There has been and will continue to be ...
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Are SAP Customers Actually Under Licensed After Indirect Access?
What This Article Covers SAP's Obsession with the Term Under Licensed The Likelihood of Being Overlicensed Introduction SAP has written a great deal about customers that are "under licensed" with respect to indirect access. This is a quotation from their announcement at SAPPHIRE on indirect access ...
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Can a Consulting Company Represent a Customer in SAP License Optimization?
What This Article Covers Using Consulting Companies that are SAP Partners The Problems With Using PwC and Deloitte Introduction Several consulting companies that are SAP partners specialize in license optimization. When these consulting companies perform a license optimization project they will engage with a SAM ...
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Analysis of Snow Software on Ways to Cut Spending
What This Article Covers Quotes from Snow Software Analysis of the Quotes Introduction Snow Software wrote a paper titled 5 Ways to Cut Spending on SAP Software. In this article, we will analyze this paper. Quotes from Snow Software's Article SAP has more than 40 ...
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Using Outsourced Support to Gain Privacy from SAP
What This Article Covers The Issue with Indirect Access and What Triggers Indirect Access Sharing Information with SAP SAP Knowing What You Are Doing with their Software Introduction Brightwork Research & Analysis has covered indirect access extensively. It is one of our primary research areas ...
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SAP's Position on Non SAP Application Integration
What This Article Covers SAP's Story and Position on Integrating Non-SAP Systems to SAP The Reality of Integration Versus the SAP Presentation Problems with SAP's Integration Between Its Own Applications Cost Estimation for Various Solution Architectures Introduction SAP and virtually anyone that makes money from ...
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Should You Listen to Gartner on Indirect Access?
.What This Article Covers Gartner's Relationship with Indirect Access Gartner's Conflicts of Interest with SAP Evaluating Gartner's Material on Indirect Access Gartner on Triggers for Indirect Access Gartner's Article: Customers Must Resolve SAP Indirect Access Risk When Investing in SAP Functionality Introduction In a previous ...
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How to Best Understand an Bobblehead SAP Consulting Partner
What This Article Covers How the SAP Consulting Model Works SAP Consulting Companies as Consulting Arms of SAP Rigged Software Selections Excusing SAP Failures Introduction What is a bobblehead SAP consulting partner? In this article, we will describe how this works, and how SAP consulting ...
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How Enterprise Software's ROI Was Parasitized by Vendors and Consulting Firms
What This Article Covers The History of Software ROI The Productivity Paradox The ROI on CRM Systems Common Explanations for the Productivity Paradox A Quick Guide for How to Parasitize Software Implementations ...For Software Vendors ...For Consulting Companies ...For IT Decision Makers ...For IT Media ...
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The Issue with Time When Faced with Indirect Access
What This Article Covers ASUG Biase and Indirect Access Tactics Used by SAP to Maximize The Payment The Time Given by SAP to Respond to an Indirect Access Claim Introduction One is the interesting features of indirect access is that SAP does not actually want ...
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How Indirect Access Drove S/4HANA Purchases
What This Article Covers Basis and Indirect Access Tactics Used by SAP to Maximize The Payment The Time Given by SAP to Respond to an Indirect Access Claim Introduction One is the interesting features of indirect access is that SAP does not actually want its ...
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Do Not Allow SAP to Dictate IoT to You
What This Article Covers SAP's IoT Master Plan What is SAP's Control Real Over IoT Data How to Interpret SAP Introduction If I offer to come over and bake you a cake for money, you should not accept my offer. Why? Becuase I have never ...
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Why SAP's Leonardo Seems So Fake
What This Article Covers What is Leonardo? The Logical Problems with Leonardo The PLAT.ONE Acquisition What the Usual Suspects Say About Leonardo Ahhh....Machine Learning! What Leonardo "Connects" Criteria I Use to Predict SAP's Likelihood of Success in a New Area Introduction SAP announced something called ...
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How SAP Undermines Innovation
What This Article Covers SAP's Focus on Marketing Rather than Innovation. Acquisitions Create Fake Innovation, Such as S/4HANA and HANA. Pull Funding Away from Innovative Applications from Other Vendors to Their Own Lower Quality Innovation. The Horror that is PP/DS Use Indirect Access to Prevent ...
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