It Was An Honor To Leave SAP At Maximum Strength, Says Former CEO Bill McDermott

When you look at the market cap of SAP over the last decade the record speaks for itself, McDermott says. “It was an honor to leave it at maximum strength and also to see the new co-CEOs take over.

SAP and Verizon Partnering to Develop Next-Gen IoT Analytics Solution

SAP and Verizon have announced a collaboration to help applications process data where it is generated, thanks to Verizon’s network and SAP’s edge computing platform. Edge computing allows companies to reduce data processing time by processing the data collected by…

Infosys & SAP Announce Alliance to Accelerate Clients’ Enterprise Digital Transformation

SAP SE announced a collaboration program with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud and Microsoft Azure at SAPPHIRE NOW 2019. The project, named “Embrace” will also include global strategic service partners (GSSP). At the same time, Infosys—“a global leader in…

PwC’s Mark Chalfen: Cloud ERP Is All Around Simplification

“Cloud ERP is a very new principle in the market,” says Mark Chalfen, director at PwC. “The way that I see cloud is all round simplification—simple and standard. It’s a lot more easy than it was five, ten, fifteen, twenty…

EmployeeXM – The “Coolest” and “Most Sophisticated” Employee Experience Product

“There’s a gap between what they think is happening and really what’s going on,” says Qualtrics CEO & Co-Founder Ryan Smith. “So we said, hey, we’re going to go hard into developing the coolest, easiest, and most sophisticated employee experience…

SAP CEO: We’re the Fastest Growing Cloud Company In the Enterprise Software Space

“Were the fastest growing cloud company in the enterprise software space,” says SAP CEO Bill McDermott. “We grew total revenue by 16% and grew cloud 48%. Let me just put this on the line. When you grow cloud 48%, that’s 80% faster than Salesforce, that’s 30% faster than Workday.

We’ve Gotten Enormous Benefits From the Digital World, But Trust Has Really Suffered, Says SAP CEO

I think trust has really suffered. In many ways, we’ve gotten enormous benefits from the digital world. In fact, you can stay connected to everybody, almost every place, by just picking up your device in the morning and never leaving your house.

SAP CEO: We Out-Innovated Everybody

“Where did we leave them in the dust? We basically out innovated everybody in terms of how you run your business better. Now the idea is how you create an unbelievable human experience so you inspire your people to take care of your customer and create a loyalty effect.”

SAP CEO: We’re Doubling Down in China

SAP CEO Bill McDermott remains very optimistic about doing business in China. He says that SAP has a fundamental belief in China and continues to invest in China. “We’re not having challenges in China,” says McDermott. “We’re doubling down in China.”

SAP Massively Going for Expansion Into Multi-Cloud World, Says CTO

“We’re massively going for the expansion into this multi-cloud world,” says Björn Goerke, SAP CTO & President of the SAP Cloud Platform. “We strongly believe that the world will remain hybrid for a number of years and we’re going in that same direction with the SAP Cloud Platform.”