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The Future Of Open Data

The Future Of Open Data

How are mobile apps, Big Data, and civic hacking changing the nature of open data in government? The Center for Technology in Government took a look at this topic and presents its findings.
Can You Afford To Ignore Sustainability?

Can You Afford To Ignore Sustainability?

Businesses are facing increasing pressure from governments and consumers to operate more sustainably. Christian Berg, Chief Sustainability Architect for SAP Services, shares five sustainability tips for the enterprise. Photo: iStockphoto “We…
What Is Predictive Analytics?

What Is Predictive Analytics?

Wouldn’t it be great to know when a machine will break down before it happens? And better yet, to know exactly which spare parts you’ll need to fix it when it does? Predictive analytics makes it possible.
Match-Making Software for Next-Gen HR

Match-Making Software for Next-Gen HR

Millions of people already let software algorithms pick out their perfect mate, so why not the perfect job? That’s the idea behind INCOMEfit, a solution that matches people with positions and takes bias out of the hiring process.
How To Wow A Senior Executive

How To Wow A Senior Executive

We asked SAP employees for tips on presenting to senior executives and avoiding the pitfalls. Their advice: research the exec on Twitter; ask their assistant for help; say no sometimes. (photo: istockphoto.com) You may…
Hurricane Sandy, 5 Weeks Later

Hurricane Sandy, 5 Weeks Later

Looking back, the mistakes seem so obvious: data centers located on a low-lying island (Manhattan), and back-up generators kept in basements. Now that the floodwaters have receded, it’s time ask ourselves: What have we learned from Hurricane Sandy?
Do You Know Where Your Data Is?

Do You Know Where Your Data Is?

It’s what makes Facebook, Google, Amazon and eBay so valuable, and soon it will be a crucial factor for nearly all companies: customer data. Björn Bloching, co-author of a book on the subject, explains.
Best Business Apps To Check Out This November

Best Business Apps To Check Out This November

From working on PowerPoint presentations on Apple devices, to editing PDF documents, our selection of apps for November prove once again why we can’t live without these handy solutions.  “SAP User Experience Monitor” from SAP
The Changing Role Of The CFO

The Changing Role Of The CFO

Excerpts from a CFO Dimensions Conference 2012 keynote speech given by Thack Brown, COO and Interim CFO, SAP Latin America and Caribbean.
How To Innovate like a (Google) Pro

How To Innovate like a (Google) Pro

Alberto Savoia explains how pretotyping, a method for deciding whether or not to pursue a new idea, can save companies millions by bringing the right products to market, like Twitter, and avoiding disasters, like Google Wave.