Archive: SAPPHIRENow17

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S/4HANA cloud customers emerge - a video review and analysis

At Sapphire Now, we had a couple of S/4HANA Cloud customers drop by the studio. Their stories shed light on how customers are using the S/4HANA Cloud, including the notable impact of extensibility on the SAP Cloud Platform. They didn't, however, settle a debate on whether S/4HANA Cloud was downplayed at this year's event.

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SAPPHIRENow 2017 - indirect access, a topic that refuses to die

Almost every conversation with SAP, its customers and partners had some tinge of indirect access. To its credit, SAP was up front about where it is at. User groups smell opportunity but each has a different approach. Customers are the ones who are left head scratching. We separate the noise from the signal on this discussion.

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SAP's Business Beyond Bias ambitions - SuccessFactor's Patti Fletcher gives a live SAPPHIRENow update

SAP's Business Beyond Bias is one of its most compelling initiatives. The problems it aims to tackle are vital to modern business but hardly easy to solve. At Sapphire Now 2017, SAP SuccessFactor's Patti Fletcher dropped by diginomica's video studio to talk about the program and how transformational change can happen. We also got into how SAP is integrating this into products and why algorithms are both hopeful and troubling.

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Five Guys - a SAPPHIRENow assessment on day 2

Five guys get together to chew the fat about what we've seen at SAPPHIRENow 2017 so far. There has been plenty to consider and the odd surprise. Read on and watch as we assess this year's event.