Monday, April 23, 2018

NEWS: SAP Puts Bullseye On Salesforce.com, Launches Plan To Become #1 In CRM

CLOUD WARS -- Betting it can expand and elevate the CRM market as digital business is reshaping the global economy, SAP is taking direct aim at SaaS powerhouse Salesforce.com and its market leadership in CRM with SAP CEO Bill McDermott promising to deliver "next-generation business modeling for the perfect customer experience."

While SAP's primary message for financial analysts at its recent Capital Markets Day was its impressive combination of 30% growth in the cloud plus ongoing strength in its core on-premises businesses, McDermott also made it unmistakably clear that SAP intends to completely redefine the CRM market into something more wide-ranging and more powerful than conventional tools can address.

McDermott said, "This end-to-end is what we do. I have believed for a long time that commodity CRM is just SFA—commodity CRM is like a marketing campaign associated with the sales promo.

Friday, April 20, 2018

SAP demo of blockchain leveraged in an international ocean shipping scenario


NEWS: SAP okays Java EE being Eclipsed, six months after Oracle's announcement

SAP has revealed its attitude to Oracle’s decision to let go of Java EE and have it tended by the Eclipse Foundation.
SAP’s position is simple: it’s cool with it.
“The announcement of Oracle to handover stewardship of Java EE to the Eclipse foundation is a forward-looking process targeting future releases of the technology stack,” says the company’s “”stance” on the matter.
SAP customers will be pleased to know that Oracle’s decision “does not affect existing licensees and customers who have adopted Java EE. SAP in particular is such a licensee and SAP customers running existing solutions are also unaffected by this change.” Users can expect no name changes “or any other changes for existing products and solutions in this context.” But if the context changes? SAP’s reserved its right to do anything should the need arise - Read full article here...

Thursday, April 19, 2018

NEWS: SAP Announces New Pricing Model - Let the fun begin...

Software giant’s new pricing model attempts to address customer concerns about liability exposure due to “indirect access.”

Implications of the new model for companies will depend on whether they are potential net new customers of SAP, existing customers without indirect access concerns, or existing customers with potential liability for indirect access.

IBM Blockchain and SAP IoT in the coldchain



Wednesday, April 11, 2018

CDS, BOPF, Fiori App on S/4HANA ABAP Programming | Smart Filter Fiori app using CDS UI annotations

CDS, BOPF, Fiori App on S/4HANA ABAP Programming | Smart Filter Fiori app using CDS UI annotations, using BOPF with CDS View in S/4HANA

Monday, April 9, 2018

Thursday, April 5, 2018

VIDEO: SAP Enterprise Extensibility Skills

SAP enterprise extensibility is no longer solely handled by ABAP. In this video, I talk about new extensibility technologies and best-practices for legacy SAP ERP as well as SAP S/4 HANA.

SAP D&T Academy - How to Use DataWindow Data Sources: Web Services in Po...