With 2013 in the rearview mirror, most of the Top 5 blog posts on SAP Business Trends look to 2014 and beyond, with predictions for the future, roadmaps to prepare tomorrow’s workers today, and tips to protect yourself online.
The opportunity to work on various technology innovations and products made 2013 a fantastic year for at least one SAP mentor. Now Jansi Rani Murugesan looks forward to 2014, which she hopes will include more HANA migrations, inspired developers and a move closer to the Internet of Things.
A lot of good things happened in 2013, and Jaime Farinos shares the 12 highlights that made the year so memorable, including UI trends, cloud computing and big data.
No. 3: Putting the Sexy in STEM
The gap is widening between the supply and demand for employees with skills in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), in part because those fields aren’t appealing to young people. Jackie Montesinos Suarez shows how corporations such as SAP are helping to make STEM careers attractive to today’s students — and tomorrow’s employees.
Snapchat saw a lot of its credibility disappear instantly after an anonymous hack leaked the private information of millions of the photo messaging application’s users. Lee Clemmer examines the data to find whom the leak affected most — and tells how to protect yourself from similar privacy breeches.
Writing blog posts and tweeting with customers are becoming crucial business skills. Lisa Halim explains why these activities are critical, sharing key rules to ensure that your social media tactics and strategies are successful.