SAP Veteran Greg Tomb to Head New Global On-Demand Organization

With the continued growth of its on-demand business and the new, high-powered, portfolio of on-demand solutions SAP is bringing to market, the company today announced that Greg Tomb has rejoined SAP to head the new Global On-Demand Sales and Go-to-Market organization. To guide SAP’s continued advancement as an on-demand market leader, Tomb and his team will drive a significant focus on enabling organizations worldwide to take advantage of new, innovative applications that bring immediate value to sales, procurement, human resources and finance organizations. Read the newsbyte.

SAP Appoints Industry Veteran Kevin Nix to Lead Line of Business OnDemand Solutions

To further support the rapid delivery of innovative on-demand solutions, SAP today announced Kevin Nix as the new head of Line of Business OnDemand Solutions. Jointly with his team, Nix will oversee the development of people-centric on-demand solutions dedicated to various lines of business. This includes the already established SAP Sourcing OnDemand and SAP Sales OnDemand solutions, as well as solutions for travel expense and career management planned for launch over the course of the next 12 months. Read the newsbyte.

SAP’s Four Dimensions of SaaS Sucess

After attending last week’s EuroCloud Congress 2011 in Luxemburg, Phil Wainewright, vice president of EuroCloud, blogged about what he argues is “SAP’s recipe for success in the cloud.” In the short article, he sums up and gives insight into the principles behind SAP’s on-demand strategy presented in a keynote by Rainer Zinow, senior vice president for on-demand strategy at SAP. Read the article

SAP Sales OnDemand Now Generally Available; Industry-First Solution Designed for Salespeople

Delivering on its promise of the next wave of on-demand solutions designed for the way people work today, SAP today announced general availability of the SAP Sales OnDemand solution in Austria, Canada, Germany, Ireland, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States. Unlike other offerings available on the market today, the solution is designed from the ground up with the input of customers’ sales professionals in order to specifically support the way they work and help them sell more effectively. Read the newsbyte.

Update: SAP Business Suite

Real-time data analysis, collaboration à la Facebook, and forecasts thanks to BI features – SAP Business Suite has received a number of interesting new functions. We’ll show you what Innovations 2010 offers to SAP users. Read the full article.

How Can Collaboration Increase Sales?

How can collaboration improve sales? That’s the question Rahim Bhatia, SAP StreamWork VP, answered today during a session at SAPPHIRE NOW. Session attendees were looking for a way to help sales teams move from email and voicemail to a more structured and productive way of managing unstructured work and information. (more…)

Grow Your Business and Get Access to the Best Technology With the Cloud

What are the key benefits of the cloud from a customer and end-user perspective? This is the question I sought to answer with Trevor Lovegrove, director of Alliances & Business Development at TechnoDyne. It’s been an intense and action-packed day at SAPPHIRE NOW in Orlando. I am winding down the same way I started, by listening to Trevor speak about the journey his company took the cloud. (more…)

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