A very insightful article today from Jim Hagemann Snabe highlights SAP’s massive point of difference with the other players in the software world. I think it’s a great offering – on-premise, on-demand, and on-device. It can, and does deliver the whole solution from a single vendor. In isolation this might not seem much, but for those that have used Enterprise solutions in the real world, the promise this delivers to the business processes both fixed and variable is outstanding. The real world has a myriad of challenges, never more so than today and this offers the promise to resolve both the known and the unknown, or should that be the not yet known.
SAP’s previous experience of business process and the advance with in memory processing, the insight of business objects, the flexible opportunities of Business by Design and the mobility of Sybase – all from one vendor offer significant streamlining of resources with exceptional integration.
And to quote Jim directly, “My pledge to you is that we will accelerate the innovative power of SAP. And we will do so in close cooperation with you, our customers. Together, we can make businesses, people, and the world run better.” So assuming that better includes more efficiently you couldn’t ask for more……..