Innovation seems to be around every corner. This week’s top 5 blog posts on SAP Business Trends examine a world that’s getting the hang of big data; delivering enterprise software to individuals; and looking back to the future with mediation.
|Big data users have moved beyond doing old things in new ways — they’re now finding new things to do!|
Now that big data’s novelty has worn off, people have a much better understandings of what this technology can and can’t do. Timo Elliott analyzes what’s good and not-so-good about big data’s newfound prominence.
Imagine having only 60 days to design enterprise software so simple that any worker can try it, buy it and launch it without IT support. Prerna Makanawala shares four strategies that helped her new design team accomplish this daunting mission.
Many countries are implementing automated tax collection to stem trillion-dollar losses to fraud and evasion. Steve Sprague audits the technology that offers visibility into all business-to-business transactions, ensuring that governments receive accurate tax payments.
Meditation can be a great way for anyone to calm anxiety and help concentrate on what’s happening in the moment. Jonathan Becher ponders the benefits of both meditation and SAP mindfulness classes, which have been so popular that there’s a waiting list of more than 2,000 people.
Connected cars, houses and even bodies are tremendously useful — not to mention cool — but there is also tremendous potential for devastating abuse. Michael Hart makes the case for a culture of moral data usage, and offers guidelines for companies to get there.