SAP is pushing the notion that SOA offers the promise of “non-” (ok, let’s be real and call it “less-“) disruptive projects. Through the use of SOA, the plan is to help customers enhance and upgrade their systems with less interference to the business operations those systems are designed to support.
As SAP drives down into the mid-market, the focus on approaches that reduce the business impact of software deployments and upgrades becomes essential. Simplification is a key to reducing software implementation risk. For mid-market companies, simpler deployments are a significant determinant on whether they buy a particular software solution or not.
And the link to Viennese coffee? We’re here in Vienna and the coffee shops are great. Yesterday I took a stroll in the city center and it was fantastic. Lovely weather and springtime in Vienna. What more could a blogger want?-----