SAP has a new man at the helm of its SMB division. What does he do about Business ByDesign and BusinessOne while keeping an eye on the cloud? There will be some very tough choice to make in the coming months.
SAP is upbeat for the remainder of the year despite on-premises software sales continuing to fall. As you might expect, CEO Bill McDermott was in upbeat mood but pristine execution is critical going forward.
Accenture provides us with useful insights into digital transformation in the office of the CMO. But there’s a lot more to it than meets the eye. We need to slice and dice the data to get a deeper appreciation of what’s going on.
The current buzz around systems of engagement is shortsighted. Ask PepsiCo about responding to macro trends they don’t always understand. It requires transformation of a kind that quick fixes will not not meet.
Databricks certifying SAP to run Spark? Wow – that’s one for the books which opens up interesting questions around SAP HANA, where it goes, how it fits and the future of development in a mixed open source, closed source world.