This blog has been submitted by Ed Satchell, Vice President, Value Engineering, SAP

Last week SAP announced that it’s Business Suite will be made available as a SaaS offering in the Cloud. This is an action to support the stated strategy of making SAP a Cloud company.

I would like to share with you some evidence to support why Value Management will be as important in a Cloud environment as it’s ever been On Premise.

SAP in conjunction with Knowledge at Wharton conducted a Survey of 364 respondents to a Cloud Computing questionnaire on Adoption, Impact and Outlook.

There is general belief that Cloud computing will have an impact on future business


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Security and the cost of integrating point solutions are the biggest concerns with Cloud computing


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Companies that have approached Cloud Computed in an integrated fashion have achieved the greatest business value.

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You can get the full report here.

The ability to combine a Human Capital Management offering with a Governance, Risk and Compliance applications to insure that individuals have the proper clearance to conduct certain activities before they take place. Or a giving a salesman the ability to have visibility into available to promise in addition to account history can make the difference in making the next sale or not.

SAP has been successful because our customers have been successful in improving effectiveness, efficiencies and creating new markets. Our great desire is to first understand what our customer’s needs and wants are and then providing these services it’s as simple as that.

Hope you found this information helpful. Do you want to learn more about SAP value management tools, technologies & services in the area of Big Data and how they can help you drive business value? Please email: valuemanagement@sap.com , Twitter:@SAPValueMgt

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