Linux, as an open source operating system, has been present in the SAP community for about 20 years. But open source is much more. In recent years, the scene has evolved rapidly, and with IBM's acquisition of Red Hat, the topic of "open source" received its B2B accolade. Currently, Red Hat offers a comprehensive open source toolchain for the SAP community and this could be used to build and orchestrate essential parts of a Composable ERP. E3 Magazine's coverstory is only available in German at the moment.
September 28, 2023
How do ECC Abap modifications make it into the new ERP world S/4 Hana? SAP has created a development environment on the Business Technology Platform with the project name Steampunk. Are BTP and Steampunk the next ERP generation after S/4?
September 21, 2023
SAP CEO Christian Klein’s statement at the DSAG Annual Congress 2023 in Bremen proves that he wants “cloud only”; however, he has no concept behind it. Because “cloud only” does not mean that everyone is in the cloud; rather it means that there is only one version of it.
September 14, 2023
Where there is no certification, there is no support. SAP has ended their certification service for "Hosting Operations" and "Cloud and Infrastructure Operations". SAP partners do not yet have answers for customers.
The many aspects of new S/4 licenses based on existing SAP systems are a topic for specialists and a challenge for SAP Basis. Knowledge about the appropriate SAP license transformation and conversion is relevant for all basis managers. The S/4 conversion poses major challenges for license management in every respect.
August 23, 2023
What's happening in the SAP world? Current Mergers, Partnerships, and Acquisitions in July/August 2023
July 24, 2023
New research reveals growing challenges are impacting business outcomes, talent retention, and more.
August 21, 2023
Female programmers, IT specialist or IT systems electronics engineer—female job titles are still the exception in the tech industry. After all, among IT specialists in IT and telecommunications companies, only one in twenty is a woman.
July 24, 2023
Snowflake, the Data Cloud company, has appointed James Petter as VP of EMEA Sales.
September 25, 2023
Seven years of S/4 Hana - actually a reason to celebrate. But not for customers who have not yet taken the long and expensive step there.