AI technology and its impact on the HCM market

Posted on January 13, 2021

As the focus of HR shifts from administrative tasks to improving workforce productivity, modern HCM solutions with embedded artificial intelligence (AI) technology can help organizations streamline processes and increase employee efficiency, and they can help supervisors take more informed workforce-related decisions. Across the HR value ...

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Impressions from AWS re:Invent 2020 - Part 1: “the right tool for the right job“

Posted on December 21, 2020

Many things were different this year at AWS’ global customer event. It was extended from one to three weeks, with five key notes and more than 500 technical sessions. And instead of hosting 65,000 attendees onsite in Las Vegas as last year, AWS welcomed over 500,000 registered attendees at their virtual event.

But many things also felt ...

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Le marché des services SAP a échappé à la déroute en 2020

Posted on December 10, 2020

Depuis de nombreuses années, SAP s’est imposé comme l’éditeur leader de l’informatique de gestion des entreprises et, de ce fait, le marché des services SAP est devenu un marché mature qui bénéficie d’une base installée importante et pérenne pour soutenir le business des ESN.

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ERP challenger Visma gets $12bn valuation

Posted on August 27, 2020

Norway’s ERP challenger Visma has been valued at $12.2bn following a funding round that has seen two new international backers come on board.

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3 questions à Patrick Rahali Director & Market Leader

Posted on March 11, 2019

Dans l’Expert View que vous avez co-signée sur la stratégie de SAP sur le marché des PME, vous soulignez une certaine concurrence entre 3 offres de SAP, y compris S/4HANA. Peut-on établir des profils types de PME pour chaque offre, ou est-ce plus compliqué que cela ?

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Salesforce: integration drives the evolution of the services business

Posted on November 29, 2018

Our recently published report delivers insights into the market for Salesforce-related services. In it, we explain the growth drivers and how the expanded Salesforce portfolio, including the MuleSoft acquisition, is changing the services value chain. 

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SAP TechEd: SAP Cloud Platform aims to make SAP applications smarter

Posted on October 25, 2018

SAP has redefined the role of its SAP Cloud Platform: Its main objective is to integrate the various SAP applications, provide an environment to develop extensions and add-ons and to augment solutions with machine learning and predictive analytics.

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Oracle NetSuite: cloud ERP with both a vertical and local flavor

Posted on October 23, 2018

Last week, PAC attended two events held by Oracle NetSuite, SuiteConnect in London and Grow Live in Frankfurt. Two years after Oracle’s acquisition of NetSuite, a massive expansion program has been set in motion by the vendor, with plans to strengthen the market presence of NetSuite in local markets such as France or Germany. Both events ...

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From S/4HANA to C/4HANA: SAP proclaims an end-to-end business software strategy

Posted on June 6, 2018

SAP's Sapphire NOW event is currently taking place in Orlando (June 5-7), and some major announcements have been made, one concerning the launch of the C/4 HANA suite for the customer experience space. By this move, SAP gives a very strong message to customers, partners and the competition that it has lifted the customer-related area to the ...

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Tendances 2018 : plus d'intelligence et d'automatisation

Posted on December 5, 2017

Le numérique reste un sujet prédominant dans le programme des DSI pour l'année à venir. Ce concept a déjà fait couler beaucoup d'encre et suscité de nombreuses discussions. Bon nombre d'entreprises ont déjà lancé des projets et augmenté leur budget numérisation de manière significative. Pourtant, il est clair qu'il reste encore beaucoup à ...

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How SAP Ariba intends to digitize procurement

Posted on July 25, 2017

From June 12-14, 2017, SAP Ariba held its annual conference dedicated to European customers. The conference reunited the entire Ariba ecosystem, customers, partners, press and analysts.

A few novelties were presented and announcements made, such as on the launch of SAP Ariba® Spot Buy capability for European customers with Mercateo as the ...

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SAP Leonardo: lots of potential but still a work in progress

Posted on July 14, 2017
For us, SAP Leonardo is SAP’s approach to a platform that allows for the development and deployment of data-driven applications leveraging technology components such as analytics, IoT, blockchain and machine learning. The promise is for companies to be able to create solutions ranging from edge devices to back end without the need to leave the ...

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Artificial Intelligence: Innovating Applications and Related IT-Services

Posted on May 11, 2017

Artificial intelligence is becoming mainstream as more and more vendors of application software and providers of applications-related services are making use of these technologies. Although still at an early stage, many examples suggest that AI is going to augment the software and software-related services business in a number of different ...

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SAP S/4HANA: IT users and vendors need to rethink

Posted on February 16, 2017

As more and more companies evaluate SAP S/4HANA, IT users as well as IT service providers are thinking about whether, why and how they should move to the next-generation application platform. The opportunities for both sides are huge – and so are the challenges, as a recent PAC Market InSight report shows.

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