If you want to understand the impact from digital transformation on IT, then you simply have to look where the data is being produced and where it will reside. The slide below has engraved in my mind because it shows crystal clear where the puck is going to. Continue Reading
SAP rebranded its industry leading platform as a service (PaaS) to SAP Cloud Platform (“SAP CP”). With this platform, formerly known as “SAP HANA Cloud Platform “ (HCP), customers can extend cloud or on-premises applications.
SAP Cloud Platform has evolved into a PaaS with over 40 application services designed to leverage innovative technologies such as IoT, machine learning, artificial intelligence and big data on a cloud platform. Continue Reading
For me, there were two key takeaways from SAP’s Field Kickoff Meeting:
- SAP is in best shape and will drive Digital Transformation from the application side. All statistics I’ve seen are in sync with the predictions from the technology perspective (see my latest blog post)
- SAP is investing heavily in IoT (€2 billion over five years. Named SAP Leonardo, SAP’s IoT portfolio takes its name from a figure known for ushering in a groundbreaking era of science and discovery. Announcement see here.