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.
Special event reports
Hasso Plattner, co-founder SAP used his SAPPHIRENow keynote to flesh out the opening that Bill McDermott hinted at in his keynote the day before.
Holger Mueller's Storify provides a great way to quickly pick up on what was said in a technology event keynote. Here is his offering from the opening keynote at SAPPHIRENow 2017
Two attendees chose to ask CEO Marc Benioff during Dreamforce's final Q&A about how he is planning to encourage more developers to the Salesforce platform.
Three global brands talk about worrying less about shadow IT and instead encouraging citizen development via the Salesforce platform.
Tech industry women in senior positions are still a rarity - a situation that many hoped would have fundamentally changed by 2015.
Cloud adoption is 'at a tipping point' and that's why Accenture acquired Cloud Sherpas this week, says the services giants' cloud first chief
Social and collaboration don't necessarily come naturally to a big pharmaceutical company. However, AstraZeneca is trying to change that with the use of the Salesforce platform.
It's all about growth and the front office for today's successful CEOs, says Keith Block, no matter what his old boss Larry Ellison reckons about cloud ERP.