SAP's platform strategy doubles down on cloud, IoT, AI, and user experience
"It is SAP -- which arguably has the some of the deepest business DNA in its products by virtue of running the back offices of the many of the largest organizations in the world for several decades -- that increasingly seems to be pulling ahead of the pack in terms of a cohesive vision, strategy, and portfolio of products. Looking digitally stodgy and a bit long in the tooth only a few years ago -- somewhat like Oracle does these days -- SAP has steadily emerged from the traditional enterprise ranks by articulating, and then attempting to deliver on a much more up-to-date IT vision." Writes Dion Hinchcliffe from Enterprise Web 2.0.
"It is plain to see that the role of SAP Cloud Platform is certainly more nuanced and of much broader strategic significance than just offering SAP HANA in the cloud and that its strategic role in integration and extension scenarios has been something that was not quite reflected in its name; hence the name change." Noted Matthias Steiner, an SAP Cloud Platform Evangelist. Read the full article here.