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Derek Klobucher

Two disruptive changes affecting manufacturers are speed in the supply chain and personalization of products, according to Hans Thalbauer, SAP’s senior vice president, IoT & Digital Supply Chain, SAP Leonardo. Mastering them both will be

Your organization may be stellar at problem solving, but is it finding the right problems to solve? What’s worked for you in the past might not lead to breakthroughs much longer, according to SAP Chief

When organizations do the right thing, value can extend far beyond the good deed itself. Corporate social responsibility (CSR) can help drive better business outcomes, attract likeminded partners, increase employee engagement and more. Corporate social

More technologies are simultaneously reaching maturity than at any other time in recent memory. Getting the most out of cloud, mobile, big data, IoT, machine learning, artificial intelligence and other maturing technologies will require organizations

SAPPHIRE NOW is a critical stop on your road to digital transformation. The journey can seem daunting, but modernizing your business is a vital step toward prevailing against your increasingly fast and nimble competition. Crafting a

There’s been much ado about blockchain for years. But is the distributed ledger technology (DLT), which efficiently records and transparently shares contract and transaction data, worth the hype? Blockchain has a lot of business advantages

Considerable investment in sustainable companies is no longer an activist fantasy. It’s real and practical, led in part by ever more influential investors and experts. More than a quarter of managed assets worldwide have a

The choice between profitability and sustainability is no longer a stark one, as promising companies start showing real gains — such as Tesla Inc overtaking G.M. and Ford as the most valuable U.S. automaker by

(Cowritten with Paul Baur; motion graphic by David Aguirre) Artificial intelligence is about to crush the final obstacle standing between shoppers and the perfect customer experience. SAP SmartBuys is a consumer app designed to help

Technology upgrades are a good way to prepare for the digital economy, but they’re only half the battle. Organizations truly become digital enterprises when they can balance their cool new upgrades with their needs for