Since a hungry hunter-gatherer fashioned the first stone tool, technology has been enriching human life. Today, it has the power to effect positive change on an epic scale. Technology can connect people who were once isolated. Generate new sources of wealth. Help protect our environment. Empower us to innovate in ways never before possible. It is revolutionizing the way we work, live, and play.Read SAP’s CEO Bill McDermott’s article on leadership ›
Complexity can strangle even the most cherished business dream – if endless conference calls, spreadsheets, and a focus on “what is doable” rather than “what is possible” prevail. According to SAP CEO Bill McDermott, it’s time to get back to running simple. The key? Empathy will line the path to simple and technology will enable it.Read Bill's Blog ›
Innovators – here is your chance to make a real difference. With help from technologies like mobile, cloud, in-memory computing, and advanced analytics, you can invent new ways to tackle some of the world’s biggest social challenges. See how organizations are harnessing the power of technology to help fight poverty, provide more efficient disaster relief, beat cancer, and more.
It’s no longer a viable business strategy to look the other way as a billion people worldwide are under-nourished or lack access to clean water. By harnessing the latest technology, smart leaders are proving that sustainable practices can transform old models into new, socially conscious ones that win and grow.Read Bill McDermott’s article ›
When Hurricane Sandy hit with deadly and destructive force, the American Red Cross needed a flexible communication system that could give them immediate access to their humanitarian supply chain. How did the Ariba Network help them mobilize the distribution of shelter, food, and relief teams across 10 states?Find out now ›
Hear how MKI found a way to reduce wait times for cancer diagnostic results – from several days down to 20 minutes – by improving their genomics analysis performance by over 400,000 times with SAP HANA. Learn more about how genetic data can be used to revolutionize cancer treatment worldwide – cost-effectively.Watch now ›
Sustainable business practices not only help protect our planet’s resources – but they can also help protect the bottom line. See how our customers are leveraging technology to reduce energy consumption, lower CO2 emissions, protect green space, and harness renewable energy sources – while complying with regulatory requirements and protecting their brands.
See how Pune – the sixth-largest and fastest-growing city in India – is capturing key information about the city’s trees using a mobile app developed on SAP Mobile Platform. As a result, Pune is increasing the number of trees in its urban areas – making the city greener and cleaner.Watch the video ›
In Germany, more than 30% of energy now comes from renewable sources – compared to 10% just five years ago. Companies like MVV Energie AG are leading the way. By analyzing enormous amounts of data about weather, pricing, and consumer patterns, they can respond to customer needs – despite the whims of nature.Learn more ›
Executives from top companies such as Sony, General Electric, and UPS are using data-driven sustainability techniques to achieve operational excellence. Read about their experiences in this report from Bloomberg Businessweek Research Services (BBRS).Read the report ›
Every play, every day, in every way, technology is helping teams hone their winning edge and make sport more engaging for fans. The NBA is giving fans unprecedented access to interactive stats. The NFL 49ers are developing a unique scouting solution. And McLaren Mercedes’ Formula 1 team uses data to design faster cars. What difference does a fraction of a second make? In Formula 1 – everything.Read the blog post on Mercedes by John Ward of SAP ›
The digital world is creating a permanent record of every click, touch, text, post, drive, flight, call, photo, purchase, and payment generated on our planet. When analyzed, this data reveals patterns, pictures, connections, and trends that can help you improve business performance by predicting the future with astonishing accuracy. Welcome to the Age of Predictive Business.Read the article by President Global Customer Operations, Robert Enslin ›
Leading is part art and part science. It requires both vision and action. Smart leaders listen to their customers. They engage with employees. And they take full advantage of the tools available – to pinpoint trends in massive amounts of data, analyze opportunities in an instant, adjust their course as market circumstances shift, and innovate on the fly.
According to Bill McDermott, it’s wise to bet on leaders in their 20’s or early 30’s who may be more in touch with emerging trends than their older counterparts. Discover how to unleash the talent of this new generation – and learn what SAP is doing to nurture the careers of young professionals.Read Bill McDermott’s article on empowering millennials ›
When you’re looking for technologies to rev up your business, don’t let buzzwords get in the way. In this practical article, Bill McDermott gives simple explanations for the hottest technology trends – and spells out the business value that customers expect.Learn more ›