If you are a SAP partner and are interested in the business opportunities around SAP xApps, now is the time to get engaged. You will find several ways to grow your business with SAP xApps, a key part of SAP’s growth strategy. Channel members are an important element of SAP’s xApps Go-to-market strategy, and partners can generate both process improvement consulting and SAP xApp implementation revenues.
The immediate opportunities are in the following areas:
1. Resource and Program Management (SAP xRPM) focusing on enterprise wide project portfolio and resource management.
2. Global Trade Services (SAP GTS)focusing on regulatory compliance for exports and imports.
3. Product Definition (SAP xPD) focusing on the upfront product innovation processes.
In the near future, partners will also benefit from providing services around SAP xApps that cover Emissions Management, Quotation Management, and Mergers & Acquisitions with many more to come.
Benefits to Partners
In addition to revenue generation, SAP xApp Partners may also get the benefits of joint marketing and sales, product/technical training, sales training, test & demo licenses, and influencing product direction. This is also an opportunity to deepen your relationship with SAP.
Call for Action
As you are doing your business planning for this year, make sure that you have a gameplan to get trained on SAP xApps, so that you can identify opportunities and win new business.