SAP Articles

Executive Summary The quarterly analyst calls held by SAP are known to have very easy or compliant questions. We provide an explanation for why this is the case. Introduction For years we have read the quarterly SAP calls with a furrowed brow at the questions ...
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Executive Summary SAP and SAP consulting firms have a distinct way of blaming their clients when their oversold software fails to match promises. We cover the specific arguments used by SAP. Introduction SAP resources sometimes get quite incensed by the research we do here at ...
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Executive Summary SAP makes the claim that they support testing to prevent customers from buying software that is not a good fit. We verify this claim for accuracy. Introduction SAP has a long history of forcing ill-fitting applications into their customers. This is enabled by ...
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Executive Summary SAP makes bold statements about application integration that assumes SAP's integration competence. We review SAP's history with integration. Introduction In its history, SAP has not been successful in creating integration applications. SAP PO is not well regarded and would be a distant second ...
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Executive Summary SAP AIF and BRF are proposed by SAP to be important integration products. We review these two applications. Introduction AIF follows an approach of promoting itself as a product that is visible to business users. This is a commonly presented concept, but something ...
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Executive Summary The Hasso Plattner Insitute is routinely used to support SAP's marketing contentions. How valid is the concept of vendor-controlled institutes on university campuses? Introduction Hasso Plattner created the Hasso Plattner Institute years ago at the University of Potsdam in Germany. Through this institute, ...
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Executive Summary Powerful entities often try to impress their followers with overwhelming set design. We illustrate the parallels between SAP and North Korea and others. Introduction In reviewing Bill McDermott's speech at SAPPHIRE 2019, we noticed something curious about the set design. SAPPHIRE's 2019 Jumbotron ...
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Executive Summary SAP's has come up with a logic for key layoffs in areas where their products are failing. We analyze the evidence for SAP's logic. Introduction After we wrote our analysis of SAP's layoffs in the articles SAP's Layoffs and a Brightwork Warning on ...
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Executive Summary After analyzing SAP more than any other research entity, we have come to some important conclusions regarding Hasso Plattner that are not generally known. Introduction Companies tend to centralize their coverage around a person who is put forward by the company without checking ...
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Executive Summary It has been proposed that SAP should not be critiqued and that all information about SAP should come from SAP funded sources. We ask the question if readers prefer that we sell out to SAP. Introduction Our last article on HANA titled SAP's ...
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Executive Summary Hasso Plattner has been lying about his Ph.D. for decades. However, according to one SAP resource, lying about one's Ph.D. is not a bad thing. Introduction In our article, Does Hasso Plattner Have a PhD?, we outlined the fact that Hasso's PhDs are ...
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Executive Summary SAP API Management is resold Apigee and is promoted to improve integration. How valid are SAP's claims around SAP API Management? Introduction SAP offers the following video on the SAP API Management product. We have placed our observations about the video below the ...
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Executive Summary A primary reason for hiring the major SAP consulting firms is for political insurance. This means that if the project does poorly, that the decision makers can say they went with a major brand. Introduction Large SAP consulting companies have a long history ...
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Executive Summary SAP states that they have advanced predictive analytics for machine learning. In this article, we review the predictive analytics that SAP offers. Introduction SAP offers the following predictive analytics for machine learning. Anomaly Detection with Principal Component Analysis Here is the example SAP ...
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Executive Summary The SAP consulting companies charge top rates, but also offer the worst possible advice. With the Brightwork coupon, SAP customers can now get 1/2 on the same horrible advice they have always gotten. Introduction At Brightwork, we provide analysis for companies evaluating SAP ...
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