SAP Articles

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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How to Best Understand SAP's Multicloud Announcement
What This Article Covers SAP and Multicloud Is it Really MultiCloud? Using Multiple Cloud Vendors SAP's NetWeaver Shenanigans and the Questions of NetWeaver's Existence HANA for SAP's Infrastructure Street Cred Details on the SAP Cloud Platform Azure and the SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud SAP APIs ...
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How to Best Understand SAP Faux Change on Indirect Access
What This Article Covers SAP's New Policy on Indirect Access Announced at SAPPHIRE 2017 SAP's Faux Concern on Pricing Transparency SAP's Constant Confusion Between Type 1 and Type 2 Indirect Access SAP Moves to a New Pricing Scheme for Sales Orders and Purchase Orders Why ...
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Taking a MultiDimensional Approach to SAP Indirect Access
What This Article Covers The Way Indirect Access is Often Presented Who Are The Providers of Information on Indirect Access? The Important Dimensions of Indirect Access Locking Down Information to Your SAP Consulting Company Introduction This article is directed towards clients of mine regarding how ...
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Concerning Parts of the Judge's Ruling on the SAP Diageo Case
What This Article Covers Concerning Parts of Judge's Ruling on SAP Diageo How Sales Orders Were Entered into SAP ECC The Reality of Application Integration in Enterprise Software How the Judicial Outcome Could Have Been Improved Introduction I recently found an interesting article from UpperEdge ...
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SAP Indirect Access and an Abusive Relationship
What This Article Covers How Strong is Your Relationship with SAP? The Cycle of Abusive Relationships The Expected Sales Level Type 1 Versus Type 2 Indirect Access Introduction I recently found an interesting article from UpperEdge on the topic of indirect access. Like me, UpperEdge ...
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Announcement of Research into SAP Indirect Access
What This Article Covers About the Research Research Form for Software Vendors Research Form for SAP Customers Introduction SAP's application of indirect access is a problem for several reasons, but one is that most of how SAP uses indirect access are kept in the shadows ...
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How SAP Mislead Analysts on Q1 2017 Earnings Call
What This Article Covers Introductory Statement and S/4HANA Question from Michael Briest on S/4HANA Answer from Bill McDermott On The Number of S/4HANA Customers Per Quarter Question from Michael Briest Answer from Ron Enslin More from Bill McDermott Bill McDermott on S/4HANA Rob Enslin on ...
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Published Information on Consulting Company SAP Implementation Methodologies
What This Article Covers The Shortage of Published Information About SAP Implementation Methodologies Problems with SAP Implementation Methodogies Who Provides Some Information About SAP Implementation Methodologies Marketing SAP Implementation Methodologies Versus the Reality Introduction Recently I went looking for the implementation methodologies of the major consulting ...
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SAP Conference Monkey Definition
What This Article Covers Case Studies What is a Conference Monkey How Individuals Lie to For Personal Gain Introduction In many conferences, it is customary to think that consulting companies and software vendors will tell lies in order to increase their sales. But what is ...
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Analysis of JNC's Article on Indirect Access
What This Article Covers Analysis of JNC's Article SAP's Market Saturation Declining Expectations of SAP Investments The "Always There" Premise of Indirect Access So Why Did Diageo Lose? Introduction As I have researched the area of SAP indirect access, something that I have made a ...
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Type One Versus Type Two Indirect Access
What This Article Covers Two Types of Indirect Access Type One Indirect Access Type Two Indirect Access Differentiated Prices Indirect Access Mind Map Introduction Often in discussions around indirect access, I have the person I am discussing the topic with bringing up the point around ...
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SAP's Disclaimer on Statements
What This Article Covers SAP's Disclaimer Introduction One of the major issues of documents published by SAP is that while the statements are quite assertive, every one of the documents contains a legal disclaimer which states that none of the information provided is reliable or ...
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How SAP Used and Abused the Term Legacy
What This Article Covers The History of the Term Legacy System in IT The Definition of the Term Legacy System in IT An Implied Timeframe for Replacement? How the Term "Legacy" Evolved Over Time Legacy Equals "To Be Replaced by SAP" Repeating Historical Patterns in ...
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To Whom Does Your IT Department Owe Its Allegiance?
What this Article Covers The Concept of SAP as Legacy and What it Means What Replaces SAP? TCO Versus ROI The Logic of Stripping out Non-ERP SAP Applications Selling the Opportunity of SAP? Introduction In a comment on my article How to Best Understand SAP ...
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