SAP Articles

How to Understand The Misdirection on SAP Change Management
Executive Summary SAP uses change management to pivot away from the customization required for their system. They do this to keep customers from learning. SAP provides a false construct regarding change management which is directly connected to customization, best practices, process rearrangement to whatever SAP's ...
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Why SAM Software Will Never be Included with SAP
 What This Article Covers The LAW Transaction What Many SAP Customers Think LAW is Used For What the LAW Transaction is Actually Used For How the LAW Transaction Works to Provide Information to SAP Introduction In this article, we will review the LAW transaction, particularly the ...
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How ASUG Lost its Way and Sold Out to SAP
What This Article Covers ASUG's Low-Quality Articles The Origins of ASUG How ASUG Changed Over the Years How ASUG Poses as a User/Customer and SAP Mediator ASUG's Conference Take Over by Consultants Introduction Problems with ASUG have come to my attention which is the combination ...
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How the Overall SAP S/4 HANA Suite is Not Yet Released
What This Article Covers Widespread Deception on S/4HANA Skills SAP’s Position on S/4 HANA’s Readiness Why Uwe Grigoleit Thinks You Are An Idiot Uwe Grigoleit Continues SAP's Long History of Executives at SAP Lying S/4HANA Enterprise Management is Ready Now....but Becoming "More Complete" Every 3 ...
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Can a Consulting Company Represent a Customer in SAP License Optimization?
What This Article Covers Using Consulting Companies that are SAP Partners The Problems With Using PwC and Deloitte Introduction Several consulting companies that are SAP partners specialize in license optimization. When these consulting companies perform a license optimization project they will engage with a SAM ...
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SAP's Position on Non SAP Application Integration
Executive Summary SAP's has a specific story and position on integrating non-SAP systems to SAP. SAP's story is inconsistent with the reality of SAP integration. SAP even has many integrations between its own products, with only the ERP system being "naturally integrated." We cover the ...
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How Enterprise Software's ROI Was Parasitized by Vendors and Consulting Firms
What This Article Covers The History of Software ROI The Productivity Paradox The ROI on CRM Systems Common Explanations for the Productivity Paradox A Quick Guide for How to Parasitize Software Implementations ...For Software Vendors ...For Consulting Companies ...For IT Decision Makers ...For IT Media ...
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Why SAP Leonardo Seems So Fake
Executive Summary Leonardo is an IoT/Big Data "solution" that has been marketed far too early by SAP. We evaluate the exaggerated claims of Leonardo and how SAP has attempted to commingle SAP with IoT in the minds of customers. Introduction: The Real Story on Leonardo ...
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How SAP Has Been Secretly Outsourcing Hosting
What This Article Covers How Interested is SAP in Hosting? Secret SAP Hosting The Evidence that SAP Has Been Outsourcing its Hosting The Traditional Manufacturer / Dealer Network Issue The Uncompetitiveness of Consulting Company Hosting Introduction I wrote this in a previous article. The purpose ...
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Analysis of Diginomica's SAPPHIRENow 2017 Article
What This Article Covers Analysis of Diginomica's Article on SAPPHIRENow 2017. The Problem with IT Media Introduction In this article, I analyze Diginomica's article on SAPPHIRENow 2017. The Quotes Make a case for customer empathy with the looming background of SAP litigation that has made ...
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How to Best Understand SAP's Multicloud Announcement
Executive Summary SAP announced the "multicloud" which has been used by SAP to try to bolster its credibility regarding the cloud. This announcement is a 180-degree change in SAP's previous strategy where SAP denigrated the IaaS cloud provides like AWS, proposing that SAP could do ...
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How SAP Mislead Analysts on Q1 2017 Earnings Call
Executive Summary SAP provided a large amount of false information on their Q1 2017 earnings call, while none of the Wall Street analysts seemed to notice. Introduction On April 24, 2017, SAP held its Q1 call with analysts. This article is an analysis of some ...
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How SAP Customers Turn into SAP Conference Monkeys
What This Article Covers Case Studies What is a Conference Monkey How Individuals Lie to For Personal Gain Introduction In many conferences, it is customary to think that consulting companies and software vendors will tell lies in order to increase their sales. But what is ...
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Observing SAP's Disclaimer on Statements
What This Article Covers SAP's Disclaimer Introduction One of the major issues of documents published by SAP is that while the statements are quite assertive, every one of the documents contains a legal disclaimer which states that none of the information provided is reliable or ...
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How SAP Used and Abused the Term Legacy
Executive Summary There is a history of the term legacy systems in IT. There is an implied timeframe for replacement. SAP provides false information regarding their ability to replace legacy. SAP has misused the term legacy to meet their sales goals. Introduction So as part ...
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