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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New PAC Trend Study: SAP ERP strategies in times of crisis

Posted on December 8, 2020

This whitepaper on SAP ERP strategies in times of crisis deals with the impact of the pandemic on the SAP migration and operation plans of companies in the DACH region

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A brief review of SAP’s current strategy

Posted on November 30, 2020

Under the leadership of Christian Klein, SAP has geared its strategy toward greater customer proximity. This is manifested above all in the greater integration of products and the verticalization of solutions. The strong focus on the cloud remains unchanged.


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SAPPHIRE NOW: resilience, profitability, and sustainability in difficult times

Posted on June 16, 2020

The coronavirus crisis forced SAP to hold the SAPPHIRE NOW customer show as a virtual event for the first time. And, as happens with novelties, it started with a failure, the streaming of Christian Klein's keynote did not work. SAP apologized to the many interested listeners who could not dial in and directed them to a video prepared in ...

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Accenture expands its SAP C/4HANA business with maihiro

Posted on January 10, 2020

Accenture has been investing heavily into its SAP Business Group. With the acquisition of German-based maihiro, the provider adds a highly competent consulting firm for SAP C/4HANA. 

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teknowlogy releases newest SAP services rankings at global and regional levels - good news, most players are growing

Posted on November 4, 2019

The SAP ecosystem is one of the largest in the software and IT services space, very active and in continuous evolution. Even if the SAP services market is not the fastest-growing one as a whole, teknowlogy sees a deep transformation from legacy apps and platforms towards new – new applications, including cloud-based, and the new platforms ...

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DSAG Jahreskongress: Kunden sind verunsichert über SAP-Strategie nach 2025

Posted on September 19, 2019

Im Rahmen ihres dreitägigen Jahreskongresses veröffentlicht die Deutschsprachige SAP-Anwendergruppe (DSAG) die Ergebnisse ihrer jährlichen Mitgliederbefragung (n=271). Es zeigt sich, dass Stand heute deutlich weniger Unternehmen digitale Pilotprojekte durchgeführt oder begonnen haben, als bisher angenommen wurde. Welche Rolle SAP in diesem ...

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Analyst View: How Qualtrics fits into the SAP portfolio

Posted on August 19, 2019

Experience management has become one of SAP’s major pillars in the customer experience (CX) space, especially since the acquisition of Qualtrics. Qualtrics’ solutions enable organizations to collect and analyze customer and employee feedback data through surveys, etc. The applications are intended to expand SAP's customer experience ...

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SAP is pushing forward integration – something customers have been waiting for

Posted on May 20, 2019

While the topic of experience management took center stage at this year's SAPPHIRE NOW conference, for me the proposed integration schemes for the various products developed or acquired by SAP over the last few years (e.g. SAP S/4HANA, SuccessFactors) were of particular interest.


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Aus „Freudenberg IT (FIT)“ wird „FIT a Syntax Company“ – eine erste Einordnung der Übernahme

Posted on April 18, 2019

Der traditionsreiche deutsche Mischkonzern Freudenberg hat sich Anfang 2019 von seiner IT-Services-Sparte getrennt. Wie es nun mit FIT weitergeht, und was die Akquisition durch die kanadische Syntax für die Kunden von FIT bedeutet, erfuhr teknowlogy auf ihrem diesjährigen Customer Innovation Day in Frankfurt.

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PAC RADAR "SAP Services in Deutschland und der Schweiz": Vielfalt ist gefragt

Posted on March 25, 2019

Angesichts des wachsenden SAP-Portfolios und des Einflusses durch Cloud Computing sind Dienstleister gefragt, die ihre Kompetenzen auf mehr als ein SAP-Produkt ausweiten. Dies bedeutet nicht nur, die Beratungskompetenz im Bereich SAP Roadmap und Architekturstrategie zu stärken, sondern auch, die eigenen Angebote im Bereich SAP Hosting und ...

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PAC RADAR „SAP-Services in Deutschland und der Schweiz“: Cloud-Migration und Automatisierung verändern den SAP-Betrieb

Posted on March 14, 2019

In unserem aktuellen PAC RADAR zu führenden Anbietern für SAP-Services in Deutschland und in der Schweiz betrachten wir für beide Länder unter anderem das Dienstleisterfeld in den Segmenten SAP Hosting und SAP Application Management. Sie unterliegen einem deutlich spürbaren Wandel...

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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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PAC RADAR "SAP Services in Deutschland und der Schweiz": SAP S/4HANA und C/4HANA treiben das C&SI-Geschäft

Posted on March 6, 2019

Deutschland und die Schweiz gehören zu den reifsten Märkten für SAP. Gleichwohl wächst in beiden Ländern der Markt für SAP-Lösungen und -Dienstleistungen. teknowlogy | PAC schätzt, dass die Ausgaben deutscher SAP-Kunden für SAP-Beratungs- und -Systemintegrations- (C&SI)-Dienstleistungen im Jahr 2018 mehr als 4,3 Milliarden Euro und in der ...

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SAP: Cloud ERP at the core of its SMB market strategy

Posted on February 13, 2019

SAP continues to expand its portfolio at high speed. While at first sight, most new product announcements seem to address large enterprises, medium-sized and small enterprises, too, are part of SAP’s addressable market. In a recent Expert View, our ERP expert Patrick Rahali and I provide our view on SAP’s ERP product strategy, which ...

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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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HPE - Enabling companies' journey to SAP HANA

Posted on September 28, 2018

PAC recently had the opportunity to attend a briefing event held by HPE (Hewlett Packard Enterprise) at the SAP Customer Competence Center in Walldorf, Germany, to discuss the company’s portfolio and strategy with regard to the SAP HANA ecosystem.

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How SAP enables data-driven business innovation in manufacturing

Posted on August 1, 2018

At the recent SAP Industry Analyst Base Camp 2018, which took place on July 16th and 17th in Philadelphia (US), PAC had the opportunity to meet with SAP’s industry executives responsible for the global manufacturing business and be given a “deep-dive” update on SAP’s focus topics, specifically in the manufacturing industry.

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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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