Business Insights and Tech Tips October 2014

Business Insights And Technology Tips For Small And Midsize Enterprises (SMEs)


SAP to Acquire Concur, Expanding the World’s Largest Network

SAP announced they have entered into an agreement with Concur. The board of directors unanimously approved the decision. The deal is expected to close in the first quarter of 2015. Bill McDermott, CEO of SAP said, “Concur cloud solutions are network-based and enable context-aware applications for travelers to use on any mobile device. With Concur, people are given the professional courtesy and ultimate flexibility to make the choices that are right for them. No longer does cost control for companies have to come at the expense of people.”

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SAP Simplifies Big Data with New Capabilities for Information Management

SAP announced updates to the SAP solutions for enterprise information management. Johnson & Johnson is the recipient of the third annual Information Governance Award. “The trick to getting sustained, strong support is in having the tools and the resources to demonstrate how you’re going to make that happen and then exceeding what was thought possible. It’s an incredibly rewarding experience to know that you’re positively impacting people all over the company, all over the world,” said Brenda Costner, director, Enterprise Data Governance, Baker Hughes.

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SAP and Panasonic Launch Joint Initiative for Video-based Sports Analytics Solutions

SAP announced a joint initiative with Panasonic where the goal is to innovate video-based sports analytics. Panasonic will deliver positional data in order for the SAP system to analyze geographical data.

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SAP Consumer Insight 365 Mobile Service Wins Award for Innovation from CTIA E-Tech

SAP announced SAP Consumer Insight 365 mobile service has been given an award for innovation. “Recognition such as the CTIA E-Tech Awards validates that SAP is creating a new ecosystem realizing our vision of the networked economy that brings new value and revenues to operators and provides new consumer insights for brands, agencies and enterprises,” said Sethu M., president, SAP Mobile Services, a division of SAP. More than 50 experts selected SAP Consumer Insight 365.

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SAP Provides iOS 8 Support to Enhance the Mobile Enterprise Experience

SAP announced end-to-end mobility solutions will be available in time for the launch of iOS devices including the newly launched iOS 6. “Most enterprises need to support multiple OSs, particularly in a BYOD environment. Our customers can protect and manage their data, apps, devices and users on all mobile platforms. From iPhone 6 to Android to Win8, enterprises implementing the complete mobility solution from SAP can future proof their mobile investment with comprehensive and open app development and management platform in the industry,” said Rick Costanzo, executive vice president and general manager of Global Mobility Solutions, SAP.

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SAP Study Shows Consumer Demand for Simplicity of SMS to Cut through Icon Overload 

SAP announced the results of a study on how consumers respond to mobile engagement with enterprises and mobile technologies that are most effective are three A’s of customer engagement: Activation, acquisition, and assurance. The research shows customers need a simple solution like an SMS instead of a mobile app. Customers are looking for simplification with how they interact with brands.

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  • Custom Programming
  • Web Development

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