SAP Articles

Does SAP's HCP Relaunched SAP Cloud Platform Change Anything?
What This Article Covers False Information on the SAP Cloud Platform Website Leonardo for the SAP Cloud Platform? 1300 Cloud Apps for the SAP Cloud Platform? Are These Really Apps? The Previous SAP HANA Cloud Platform Introduction It has been proposed that the SAP HANA ...
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The Importance of the Pivot for SAP's Arguments
Executive Summary The Technique of the Pivot Why SAP Needs to Continually Pivot to New Subjects Introduction We covered SAP's incredibly low level of accuracy on their statement. In this article, we will discuss how important the "pivot" is regarding how SAP and surrogates are ...
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Understanding Why TOM is Yet Another Made Up Term by SAP
Executive Summary TOM is a made up term by SAP designed to confuse customers and make up a new term for what is nothing more than "infrastructure." Introduction Recently I was told that S/4HANA lowered the TOM of the ERP system. Therefore it made sense ...
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How Accurate Was SAP on the Sybase Acquisition?
What This Article Covers The Sybase Acquisition Quotations from Dennis Howlett's Article in ZDNet IT Analysts Always Seem to Love Software Acquisitions SAP Ended up Degrading Sybase Database Market Share Vishal Sikka Continues His Streak Howlett Gets it Right on SAP Penetrating Finance Industry Sybase's Disappearing ...
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Are SAP's REST/JSON APIs Real?
What This Article Covers The Question on REST/JSON APIs The Consistency of Open APIs + Indirect Access? Introduction SAP has been telling customers that they are bringing out a large number of REST/JSON APIs. In this article, we will review the likelihood of these APIs ...
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How to Understand Why SAP Mystifies Topics
Executive Summary SAP shows a pattern of mystifying topics. Mystifying topics is the exact opposite of explaining topics to an audience. This is deliberate and fits into how SAP markets to customers. Introduction At Brightwork Research & Analysis we have repeatedly shown that SAP provides ...
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Angela Merkel Loves Herself Some Hasso Plattner Institute
What This Article Covers Angela Merkel and Company Love the HPI What is The Real Story with the Hasso Plattner Institute? What Does Angela Merkel Know About the Hasso Plattner Institute? The Problem with Government and Business Alignment Merkel's Bad Precedent of Responsibility Taking with ...
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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 ...
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How to Best Understand the SAP Digital Transformation Navigator
Executive Summary Digital transformation was adopted by software vendors and consulting companies that place the process as the desired outcome. Ding Ding Ding....we have a new Golden Pinocchio Award Winner! Introduction to the Term Digital Transformation After many years analyzing various methodologies, tools or assistive ...
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How to Interpret SAP and Microsoft's 2017 Cloud Partnership Announcement
What This Article Covers Opening With The Standard Puffery One Hundred and Eighty Degrees Different from Steve Lucas's Comments on This Exact Issue in 2015 On Ariba A Unique Partnership? A Rather Extensive Section of Puffery Surprise.......Big Companies Use SAP and Azure! Paid Not to ...
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The Problem ComputerWeekly on the SAP UK/IR Conference
 What This Article Covers Report on Leonardo Uptake Is SAP Updating Indirect Access Policy? SAP's Empathy or Faux Empathy? Back Maintenance Versus Back License Costs SAP Pledges (Once Again) to Be Transparent SAP Places Customers First? (While Ripping Them Off with Faux Indirect Access) Introduction ...
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How ComputerWeekly is a Front for Marketing Automation
 What This Article Covers What is ComputerWeekly? Who Owns ComputerWeekly? Understanding the TechTarget Marketing Platform Those Everpresent Email Capture Forms Absolutely Corporate Controlled Media Output Introduction Over time we have become frustrated with the information published by Computer Weekly regarding how they cover SAP. We ...
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How to Understand The Myth of the Golden Age of SAP
Executive Summary SAP consultants like to talk about a "Golden Age" of SAP, where SAP added a great deal of value to customers. We show how this is a myth, and how this myth is used. Introduction In this article, we will cover a common ...
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How to Best Understand SAP's Negative Innovation
Executive Summary SAP produces negative innovation and focuses far more on marketing innovation than actually producing innovation. Examples of fake or negative innovation are HANA and S/4HANA among many others. Introduction Many companies exaggerate the amount of innovation they are involved in. This extends from ...
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Does Brightwork Have an Axe to Grind with SAP?
Executive Summary Those who are incapable of debating the Brightwork Research & Analysis arguments often use the hominem of an "ax to grind" against Brightwork and Shaun Snapp. The proponents of the hypothesis of the ax to grind fail to provide evidence of the ax ...
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