SAP Articles

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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Executive Summary Indirect access is frequently covered without drawing a distinction between type 1 and type 2 indirect access. No coverage of SAP's indirect access is complete without this distinction as it differentiates legitimate indirect access from SAP's indirect access. Introduction Often in discussions around ...
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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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Executive Summary There is a history of the term legacy systems in IT. There is an implied timeframe for replacement. SAP provides false information regarding their ability to replace legacy. SAP has misused the term legacy to meet their sales goals. Introduction So as part ...
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Executive Summary 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 as Legacy ...
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Executive Summary Digital transformation is a misapplied term that has been popularized by SAP, but which makes no sense, there is a major problem using the term to describe IT implementations. This is a good example of how SAP adopts misleading terms to control the ...
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Executive Summary ASUG is a puppet of SAP that masquerades as a user group. ASUG's information provided on indirect access is a perfect example of SAP's control over ASUG. Introduction For some time I have questioned ASUG's independence from SAP. And this questioning was reinforced ...
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What This Article Covers Infosys Marketing Literature Introduction From an independence perspective, it is a concern how much "copy and paste" there is from consulting companies. This quotation below was off of the Infosys website. This is essentially directly lifted from SAP, and it shows ...
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What This Article Covers Background on Indirect Access and SAP What is an Illegal Pre Se Basis? The Argument for Per Se Treatment of Indirect Access How Much do You Know About SAP's Practices Our Work with the New SAP Construct Introduction At Brightwork we ...
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What This Article Covers The University of Chicago and Harvard How The University of Chicago and Harvard Consistently Work Against the Public Interest The Overestimation of "Perfectly Competitive Markets" Deliberate Falsehoods Introduction In performing research in indirect access rules as employed by SAP, I investigated ...
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Executive Summary SAP charges customers indirect access for connecting to their systems. If SAP can charge customer's indirect access, then can SAP be charged indirect access for connecting to the customer's legacy? Introduction Indirect access is when a software vendor charges to access the data ...
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What This Article  Covers How SAP Will Deal With its Customers that do Not Comply Inappropriate Constructs in IT Decision Making for Companies Using SAP How Much do You Know About SAP's Practices? Introduction In a previous article, I laid out why I think that ...
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Executive Summary It is increasingly obvious that SAP has a very high maintenance overhead, and that the new products from SAP are worse than SAP's ERP system. The new concept for getting value from SAP is to use non-SAP applications with non-SAP infrastructures like AWS ...
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What This Article Covers What is Indirect Access? When Do SAP Customers Learn of Indirect Access Exposure? Is Indirect Access Really About Copyright Protection? Is SAP's Version of Indirect Access About Account Control? How SAP Has Traditionally Sold Software How Software Works The Tying Agreement ...
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Executive Summary There are facts of the Diageo vs. SAP case that bring up important questions regarding SAP's logic and what a poor job Diageo did in this case. To understand indirect access as enforced by SAP, it is necessary to connect the topic to CRM ...
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