SAP Articles

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
Executive Summary SAP's has a specific story and position on integrating non-SAP systems to SAP. SAP's story is inconsistent with the reality of SAP integration. SAP even has many integrations between its own products, with only the ERP system being "naturally integrated." We cover the ...
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Should You Listen to Gartner on Indirect Access?
Executive Summary Gartner writes on SAP indirect access, however, SAP also has enormous conflicts of interest in analyzing indirect access as it receives so much money from SAP. The question is how is Gartner on the topic of SAP indirect access. Introduction In a previous ...
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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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Why SAP Leonardo Seems So Fake
Executive Summary Leonardo is an IoT/Big Data "solution" that has been marketed far too early by SAP. We evaluate the exaggerated claims of Leonardo and how SAP has attempted to commingle SAP with IoT in the minds of customers. Introduction: The Real Story on Leonardo ...
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Analysis of ASUG's Misleading Article on SAP's Indirect Access Announcement
What This Article Covers ASUG as SAP's Puppet Idiotic Quotes from ASUG on Indirect Access Introduction As a puppet of SAP, ASUG is perpetually putting out false information on SAP's indirect access. Most SAP customers have now become aware of the recent news involving indirect ...
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Misleading Next Steps from ASUG on Indirect Access
What This Article Covers An Analysis of ASUG's Article on Next Steps for ASUG Members Questions ASUG Does not Want to be Asked Introduction In a previous article, I analyzed false information provided by ASUG on indirect access. In this article ASUG so discredited themselves ...
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How SAP Has Been Secretly Outsourcing Hosting
What This Article Covers How Interested is SAP in Hosting? Secret SAP Hosting The Evidence that SAP Has Been Outsourcing its Hosting The Traditional Manufacturer / Dealer Network Issue The Uncompetitiveness of Consulting Company Hosting Introduction I wrote this in a previous article. The purpose ...
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Analysis of Diginomica's SAPPHIRENow 2017 Article
What This Article Covers Analysis of Diginomica's Article on SAPPHIRENow 2017. The Problem with IT Media Introduction In this article, I analyze Diginomica's article on SAPPHIRENow 2017. The Quotes Make a case for customer empathy with the looming background of SAP litigation that has made ...
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Analysis of UpperEdge's Article on Indirect Access Announcement
What This Article Covers An Analysis of UpperEdge's Article Introduction This is an analysis of UpperEdge's article on the announcement on the part of SAP on indirect access titled Bill McDermott is the Best Salesperson in the world. The Quotes For those of you that ...
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