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SAP buys Gigya for $350 million

SAP is to acquire Gigya. The Martech company is a market leader for customer identity and access management (IAM) solutions. The terms of the deal were not disclosed in the SAP press release. However, The Jerusalem Post reported that SAP paid $350 million for the Israeli founded company. Since its founding in 2006 Gigya has…

ZF renews with SAP cloud solutions

SAP has announced that ZF Friedrichshafen AG (ZF) will implement a suite of SAP cloud applications to replace its legacy SAP systems. The solutions that ZF are planning to implement include SAP S/4HANA, the SAP BW/4HANA solution and SAP SuccessFactors. The news comes in the same week that clothing manufacturer Superior Uniform Group opted not…

Superior Uniform Groups extends ERP life with Rimini Street

Rimini Street has announced that Superior Uniform Group (NASDAQ:SGC) has switched support for its SAP solution to them. Superior Uniform went live with SAP R/3 ERP system in 2000. It now uses both SAP’s ECC 6 system and SAP’s Apparel and Footwear Solution (AFS) module. The problem with legacy ERP solution Like many other companies…

SAP hits 150 on platform – is it enough?

SAP boasted that it now has more than 100 applications to compliment SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite as SuccessConnect drew to a close in Las Vegas. In fact, a look at the SAP app centre reveals exactly 150 apps relate to SAP SuccessFactors. Of these 128 are directly related to human resources. Greg Tomb, SAP SuccessFactors…

Hyperledger membership analysis

Investment in Hyperledger continues apace. New members join. In late August (2017), BTS, Oracle and Patientory joined an already large ‘club’ which has: 19 premier members (including Accenture, Airbus, American Express, Change Healthcare, Cisco, CME Group, Deutsche Borse Group, Daimler, Digital Asset, DTCC, Fujitsu, Hitachi, IBM, Intel, JP Morgan, NEC, R3, SAP, and Wanda FFan…

SAP brings people and money together

SAP has announced a new integration between SAP SuccessFactors and SAP RealSpend, part of the SAP S/4HANA Cloud for Finance. If this kind of integration seems familiar, it is. Workday provides similar integration out of the box with its own integrated Finance/HCM solution. So what is different and new about the SAP solution? SAP SuccessFactors…

Rimini Street knocks back SAP in Japan

Rimini Street has won the support agreement in Japan for Saison Information Systems (SISCO) SAP ERP implementation. This is a boost for Rimini Street as it looks to expand its operations significantly outside the North American market. It has already had success in Latin America and Eastern Europe. It is now seeing success in other…

The Interledger Protocol – a great disintermediator?

The InterLedger Protocol (ILP) is the creation of two Ripple engineers – Stefan Thomas and Evan Schwarz. Their ‘invention‘ is a curious beast which has become part of W3C (as the Interledger W3C Community Group). The website offers a bare minimum of information and most people seem to associate ILP with blockchains. In the view…

Gunners see success off field with SAP

SAP has announced that Arsenal Football Club has implemented SAP Hybris. The new solution has improved the fan experience, and seen considerable improvements in KPI’s. Functional improvements SAP Hybris supports the online retail site ArsenalDirect.com allowing customers to shop from anywhere. The Arsenal store does allow fans to shop using several currencies such as euros, U.S.…

SAP reveals people success in China

SAP has announced that during the first half of 2017 SAP it has won seven significant deals in greater China with SAP SuccessFactors. That its flagship HCM is having success in the worlds largest market is good news for the global ERP company. The seven companies listed vary in size and include multinationals. It means that…