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SAP's software powers many enterprises, but the company is in transition with new co-CEOs and a software as a service suite called Business ByDesign that targets the mid-market. SAP's software developer network is viewed as a powerful community that can deliver answers quickly. SAP is also betting heavily on business intelligence via its acquisition of BusinessObjects.

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3 Contributing Factors to the Adoption of Personalized Medicine

3 Contributing Factors to the Adoption of Personalized Medicine

In a recent interview with Dr. David Delaney, SAP Chief Medical Officer, he explained three main factors that will accelerate the widespread adoption of personalized medicine. They are the shift from patient to consumer, increased value-based care, and high speed in-memory computing.

December 15, 2015 by in SAP /

Helping Kenya Fight its #1 Cause of Death from Cancer

Helping Kenya Fight its #1 Cause of Death from Cancer

Cervical cancer is the #1 cause of death by cancer for Kenyan women. And because of lack of healthcare resources, this very preventable disease goes untreated often. However, new collaboration between SAP and Heidelberg University Hospital is helping to screen more women, and diagnose and treat the disease early on.

December 11, 2015 by in SAP /

Is Big Data analytics the secret to improving cancer treatment?

Is Big Data analytics the secret to improving cancer treatment?

The American Society of Clinical Oncologists believes that advances in cancer treatment will only emerge if oncologists and researchers can access, search, and utilize all of the information that exists on the disease. To achieve this goal, ASCO teamed with SAP to create CancerLinQ, a rapid learning health system for oncology.

November 30, 2015 by in SAP /

SAP's augmented reality for business: pics

SAP's augmented reality for business: pics

Advances in location and mobile technology are boosting the potential of augmented reality applications, meaning they are no longer the preserve of consumer-focused developers, according to enterprise software specialist SAP.

August 5, 2010 by in SAP

SAP Business Suite 7: Screenshots

SAP Business Suite 7: Screenshots

In early May SAP made version 7 of its Business Suite package available to customers worldwide. The German business giant has been nice enough to share some screenshots of the new software with us.

June 14, 2009 by in SAP

RFPs no good for transformation: CBA

Commonwealth Bank of Australia's (CBA) executive general manager of core banking Dave Curran said that the bank didn't issue a request for proposal (RFP) when it looked for vendors for its core banking modernisation because it didn't want another version of what it already had.

August 8, 2010 by in SAP

Tech earnings preview: Analyzing the enterprise

ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das talks to editor in chief Larry Dignan and senior editor Sam Diaz about the financial health of enterprise giants Microsoft, Intel, and SAP. Dignan and Diaz share their views on the success of Microsoft's new ad campaign, Intel chip sales for the new Netbook, and whether SAP will have a positive earnings report similar to its rival Oracle.

September 29, 2008 by in Intel

SAP keeps door open to large enterprises

SAP's war on the small-to-medium enterprise space isn't a result of opportunities in its traditional market shrinking, according to new Australia and New Zealand managing director Alan Hyde.Hyde, in an interview with ZDNet Australia, denied the large enterprise market was saturated, with future opportunities limited for the business software giant.

May 16, 2007 by in SAP

SAP navigating through paradigm shifts

At Software 2007 in Santa Clara, Calif., SAP co-founder Hasso Plattner talks to program host M.R. Rangaswami about Wall Street's unfavorable reaction to the company's $300 million-plus investment in next-generation software. Plattner also discusses his "minimalist" approach to application design.

May 9, 2007 by in SAP

Campbell Arnott's: Paul Williams, CIO

Paul Williams, CIO of Campbell Arnott's, is faced with the task of bringing the operations of one of Australia's oldest and most popular food brands into the 21st century.Paul Williams, CIO of Campbell Arnott's, is faced with the task of bringing the operations of one of Australia's oldest and most popular food brands into the 21st century. We asked Williams to take us through some of the challenges he and his company are facing, and how IT fits into the bigger picture.

October 2, 2006 by in SAP

What's next for SAP?

Shai Agassi, president of SAP's product and technology group, talks with ZDNet editor in chief Dan Farber about competing with Oracle and how SAP will reach the next level of innovation.

September 8, 2006 by in SAP

What lies ahead for SAP

Shai Agassi, president of SAP's product and technology group, speaks with ZDNet Editor in Chief Dan Farber about the next level of innovation for the company and why he thinks it's ahead of the game.

September 7, 2006 by in Developer

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