SAP recently announced its intention to collaborate closely with its customers and partners as part of a sustainability strategy that includes aggressive carbon reduction targets, a new cross-functional sustainability organization, and sustainability solutions for customers.
As I’m sure everybody knows by now, SAP launched Business Suite 7 last week. Despite skepticism about some of the claims made for the new suite, analysts declared that the inclusion of BusinessObjects analytics into the suite was a big part of its appeal.
Today, SAP launched SAP Investigative Case Management for Public Sector, a new solution to support police and other investigating authorities in the efforts to prevent, detect and investigate crime. It’s a great example of the new SAP Business Suite 7 applications that integrate technology from the Business Objects acquisition, combining both operational and analytic expertise into a single solution.
Yes, SAP Business Objects will be present at the Gartner BI Summit EMEA in the Hague — come and hear our presentation on “Innovation and Standardization: The Yin and Yang of BI”!
I missed this post from odinjobs’s Carl Williams. It’s very interesting reading. It seems to provide tangible proof that the acquisitions of last year have raised interest in business intelligence across the board. And it seems that SAP’s acquisition of Business Objects has driven far more demand for skills than IBM’s purchase of Cognos.
Recorded presentation as training material for upcoming “IT Innovation” Seminar series.
A few photos from the early days of Business Objects
Slides and Q&A from the SAP/Business Objects web cast
It hasn’t always been easy to access data from SAP systems: the Business Objects acquisition will help… (cartoon)
After years of rumors, the news is finally here: it’s SAP for 4.8 billion euros. This will be the biggest acquisition SAP has ever done, and the biggest in the BI industry — but in a twist, it’s almost as if Business Objects is acquiring OutlookSoft and Pilot… (more…)