SAP’s Stunning Transformation: Qualtrics Already “Crown Jewel of Company”

February 8, 2019

After 47 years of helping companies in every industry around the world run their internal operations with highly structured efficiency, SAP is in the midst of a stunning transformation to becoming the world leader in helping businesses understand what’s going on in the minds of consumers in today’s Experience Economy. Proclaiming that newly acquired experience-management

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SAP Cloud

SAP’s Booming Cloud Business Jumps 41% in Q4, Will Triple by 2023

January 29, 2019

Delivering hypergrowth in the cloud as its traditional business begins to decline, SAP today predicted that its cloud revenue will triple over the next three years with the addition of its Qualtrics acquisition and the emergence of the “experience economy.” “With Qualtrics joining SAP, we are now poised to revolutionize the business software industry with

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Inside SAP’s S/4HANA Cloud: Who’s Buying Its Cloud ERP, and Why

December 21, 2018

Earlier this week, the head of SAP’s S/4HANA business, Franck Cohen, described the coming business revolution that will be triggered by cloud ERP and the interrelated advances in machine-learning algorithms (From Killer App to Killer Algorithms: SAP’s Franck Cohen on Cloud ERP’s Disruptive Innovation). As a companion to that piece, I’ve compiled below some details

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Steadman Clinic

Cirque do Soleil and ‘The Business of Awe’

December 3, 2018

Pierre-Luc Bisaillon is a seasoned executive with more than twenty years of experience in the technology industry. Pierre-Luc leads the global IT organization at Cirque du Soleil. His background is a unique combination of strategy consulting, entrepreneurship and technology, enabling him to provide sharp insights and impactful recommendations.

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SAP Using Blockbuster Qualtrics Deal To Redefine The Software Industry

November 13, 2018

Beyond all the flashiness of the SAP-Qualtrics deal—the “unicorn” getting snatched on the eve of its IPO, the all-cash $8-billion price tag, the transmutation of “X-data” and “O-Data” and more—is the simple fact that this is the latest step in SAP’s ongoing redefinition of the enterprise software industry. Earlier this year, SAP and CEO Bill

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Topcon

Topcon: Meeting the Needs of a Fast-Changing World

September 19, 2018

Kris Cowles is Vice President, Global Applications IT at Topcon Positioning Systems. She previously held the position of Director, Engineering Operations at Cisco. Kris’s company operates in three segments: The Positioning Business, which uses high-precision GNSS positing technology to achieve the automation of civil engineering construction and farming; the Smart Infrastructure Business, which applies the surveying technology we have developed since our founding in the fields of infrastructure development and structural maintenance and management; and the Eye Care Business, which offers advanced solutions in the field of ophthalmology.

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