There are always better ways to run a business, and this crop of Top 5 blog posts from SAP Business Trends examines a few of them. From technological advances in managing people to analytics and big data solutions to revolutionizing customer engagement, this list has you covered.
|Sophisticated technologies are constantly altering the workplace, including human resources.|
Technology is helping employers, employees and business strategies to better support their organizations, according to a recent human resources panel. Susan Galer covered the event better than an HMO covers elective surgery, and she shares the panel’s top 10 HR technology predictions for 2014.
SAP partners will earn about US$220 billion worldwide in the next five years thanks to the company’s analytics and big data solutions, according to a recent IDC infographic. But it won’t be all sunshine and rainbows, so Derek Klobucher sketches out the top three IT challenges to delivering a successful business analytics solution.
Conventional wisdom tells us that “the numbers don’t lie,” but reality constantly reminds us that figures fib on a regular basis. That’s why Christopher Kim surveys these six methods that people misuse data and graphs to embellish or deceive.
In its first year, SAP Business Trends has covered critical SAP events, such as SAPPHIRE NOW; spawned a newsletter and Twitter handle; and served as a platform to more than 100 contributors. As he sets his sights on a successful second year, SAP Business Trends moderator Tim Clark looks at the top 21 blog posts of the site’s first year.
SAP secured its spot on the leading edge of a new customer engagement frontier with its acquisition of hybris. Derek Klobucher explores how SAP can now help enterprises predict and adapt to customers better than ever before — and how hybris could use SAP’s mobile, cloud and big data innovations to continue driving its own commerce platform.