Angela Merkel Loves Herself Some Hasso Plattner Institute

Executive Summary Angela Merkel and other high placed German politicians love the Hasso Plattner Institute or HPI. We covert the Real Story with the Hasso Plattner Institute? Video Introduction: Angela Merkel Loves Herself Some Hasso Plattner Institute Text Introduction (Skip if You Watched the Video) It is always interesting to find something that the participants…

How Accurate Was SAP on their Google Alliance?

Executive Summary SAP made many statements regarding its collaboration with Google and its Google alliance. It proposed that Lumira can save files to Google Sheets, that SuccessFactors allows for hyperlinking and that SAP competitors have magically become more complicated. In this article, we review SAP’s statements for accuracy. Video Introduction: How Accurate Was SAP on…

How to Interpret SAP and Microsoft’s 2017 Cloud Partnership Announcement

Executive Summary SAP reversed its position on the Cloud with its 2017 position on partnering with Microsoft’s Azure. We make sense of SAP’s puffery. Video Introduction: How to Interpret SAP and Microsoft’s 2017 Cloud Partnership Announcement Text Introduction (Skip if You Watched the Video) Recently we were asked about SAP and Microsoft’s cloud partnership announcement…

How to Best Understand the Pitfalls of Partnerships with SAP

Executive Summary The reality of the SAP Partnership Program is far different than what is usually presented. The SAP Consulting partners act as arms of SAP, rig software selections, and help with SAP account control. Video Introduction: SAP Partnership Program Text Introduction (Skip if You Watched the Video) SAP has the most extensive vendor partnership…

Whatever Happened to the SAP and Apple Partnership?

 Executive Summary Fortune wrote an article on the SAP and Apple partnership. We review the accuracy of Fortune. Video Introduction: Whatever Happened to the SAP and Apple Partnership? Text Introduction (Skip if You Watched the Video) On May 05, 2016, Fortune published the article Apple and SAP Team Up for Blockbuster Partnership. You will see…