Salesforce 2018 CRM Market Share Topped SAP, Oracle and Adobe—Combined!

June 19, 2019
In the world’s largest and fastest-growing enterprise-applications category, Salesforce racked up CRM market share of 19.5% in 2018. The combined share for SAP, Oracle and Adobe was 18.9%, Gartner said earlier this week. Pegging the market’s total size for 2018 at $48.2 billion, Gartner said the CRM sector grew 15.6% for the year and remains
SAP CTO Juergen Mueller and COO Christian Klein spoke with Cloud Wars Live

SAP in the Cloud: CTO Juergen Mueller and COO Christian Klein Lay Out Strategy

June 4, 2019
With Q1 cloud-revenue growth of 41%, SAP says it’s fully on track to be generating half of its total revenue from the cloud by 2023. To gain some deeper understanding of SAP’s cloud strategy as part of our Cloud Wars Top 10 Executive Insights series, I spoke with SAP CTO Juergen Mueller and COO Christian
In episode 7 of Cloud Wars Executive Insights, we hear about SAP's cloud strategy

SAP’s Cloud Strategy | Cloud Wars Top 10 Executive Insights

June 3, 2019
Here’s my conversation with two execs from SAP, CTO Juergen Mueller and COO Christian Klein, and episode 7 of “Cloud Wars Top 10 Executive Insights.” As the tech companies in our Cloud Wars Top 10 rankings drive transformation not just in individual corporations but also in entire global industries, it’s essential for business executives to understand
Bob speaks with TJ Graven about Under Amrour's work with SAP and Qualtrics

Under Armour Targets Mass Personalization at Scale via SAP and Qualtrics

May 23, 2019
You gotta love the boldness and ambition of athletic-apparel maker Under Armour: “To inspire you with performance solutions you never knew you needed and can’t imagine living without.” In a highly competitive space with rapidly shifting go-to-market dynamics, Under Armour is focusing on hard-core fitness consumers who not only demand high-performance products but often expect
On the ground with Under Armour SVP of Global IT TJ Graven

TJ Graven, Under Armour SVP of Global IT | Q&A at Sapphire Now 2019

May 21, 2019
Cloud Wars caught up with TJ Graven, Under Armour's Senior Vice President of Global IT, for an exclusive interview at SAP Sapphire Now 2019 in Orlando. As a long-term customer of Qualtrics and now of SAP, the Under Armour team has a unique perspective to share. Because the company is already gaining an enhanced understanding
On the ground for the Cloud Wars interview with Qualtrics CEO Ryan Smith

SAP Qualtrics CEO Ryan Smith: ‘I Was Alone for 17 Years—I Know What That’s Like’

May 21, 2019
Six months ago, SAP announced its plan to spend $8 billion to acquire experience-management unicorn Qualtrics, a company whose revenue was 1/50th of SAP’s. Today, SAP has rebranded itself as “the experience company powered by the Intelligent Enterprise.” This is a remarkable adjustment from its traditional “intelligent enterprise” promise—and an unmistakable sign of just how
Bob talks with Qualtrics CEO Ryan Smith at SAP Sapphire Now 2019

Qualtrics CEO Ryan Smith | Q&A at SAP Sapphire Now 2019

May 17, 2019
Cloud Wars caught up with Qualtrics CEO Ryan Smith during SAP's big Sapphire 2019 event in Orlando. About 6 months after agreeing to an acquisition by SAP and about 3 months after the deal was completed, the Qualtrics co-founder and Chief Executive had some compelling insights and stories to share. We discussed how SAP's global

SAP CEO Bill McDermott | Exclusive Q&A at Sapphire Now 2019

May 16, 2019
In an exclusive interview during SAP’s big Sapphire 2019 event in Orlando, SAP CEO Bill McDermott sat down with Cloud Wars to talk the past, present, and future of his company. On the heels of his second main-stage keynote of the conference, McDermott described SAP’s sweeping transformation, its breakthrough acquisition of Qualtrics, the strategic significance

NHL and SAP Disrupt Century-Old Traditions, Boost Revenue and Fan Base

May 15, 2019
In the traditional world of the National Hockey League, where change has often been about as welcome as a slap shot to the collarbone, data-driven mobile innovations have begun winning the confidence of players, coaches and fans. In a conversation at SAP’s Sapphire event last week, the NHL’s senior VP of business development and innovation,