Blogs by

Bernd Leukert

Increasing amounts of data, complex yet inflexible business processes, heterogeneous IT landscapes with multiple software platforms and solutions – these challenges may sound familiar to many companies nowadays. Digital transformation is moving up on businesses’

The business world is changing at a faster rate than ever before. Shifts in consumer behavior, the need for increased personalization, and faster, shorter product lifecycles are just a few of the factors that drive

In March this year, we announced that SAP and Google have teamed up to offer customers openness and cloud choice. As boundaries between B2B and B2C markets blur, this partnership addresses the growing demand from

According to Gartner, the public cloud services market will grow 18% in 2017 to total $246.8 billion. By 2020, SaaS is predicted to be at $75.7bn, IaaS at $71.5bn, and PaaS at $56.1bn, comprising a

Today’s digital transformation is driving rapid change across all industries, and its effects are profound. We are witnessing a paradigm shift with the commoditization of cloud computing and how its openness, flexibility, and scalability is

Did you know that the origins of cloud computing can be traced back to the 1950s? Back then, mainframe computers were extremely expensive and only used by large companies and learning institutes. To facilitate the

Just like every journey has a destination, every company has a vision. Every journey begins with a single step. Every vision turns into reality with a single decision triggering a single action. I just returned

SAP TechEd is always fun, but 2016 was special: Our premier technology education event for developers, engineers, and technologists event celebrated its 20th birthday. When I think twenty years back, the speed in which things

Sometimes it is not the obvious that makes a difference. Sometimes it is not the price that determines value. Sometimes it is just a drop that drives a wave. Open source is perfect proof of

There is no doubt that today, data has become the new oil. But while more data has been created in just the last two years than in the entire previous human history, just about 0.5%