All kinds of companies can run better with SAP, as this week’s Top 5 blog posts on SAP Business Trends show. The company’s technology is helping customers better distribute products, from craft beer to top tier athletic wear; improve how organizations treat their workers; and literally change a game.
Most start-ups and small business cannot just tap into stout resources, such as robust IT infrastructures. Aficionados Kaan Turnali and Michael Mankowski serve up the cloud computing tale of a small-time brewery’s investment in a big-time ERP system — that didn’t break the bank.
SAP just launched a multi-year partnership with the Women’s Tennis Association to collaborate on transforming the sport. Jonathan Becher explains how the two plan to further engage fans via innovative solutions; improve player performance through analytics; and more.
Best practices architectures in analytics are fading faster than new ones can replace them — and that’s leaving many questions unanswered. But Timo Elliott and Steve Lucas intend to change that on Wednesday during the first SAP Big Data Chat, during which they will discuss SAP and Big Data — and they’ll answer the questions you ask them via Twitter.
High-performance apparel maker Under Armour’s sales totaled just under US$2 billion last year, highlighting unprecedented demand for the company’s products. Ryan Somers suits up to explore how UA uses SAP solutions to get its products to customers, whether they’re shopping in-store or online.
Big-Data is changing how human resources departments do business, and one of the most important tools is analytics. Susan Galer talked to an expert at SuccessFactors, who shared what makes analytics most valuable — and how HR tools may helping companies in the future.