Thoughts on SAP Outsourcing, Part 1 – the evolution


As always, this is just my personal opinion and not that of my present or past employers. I need to do this in a few installments – starting with how outsourcing of SAP evolved in front of my eyes, and then some common problems, easy and difficult solutions and a reality check . As many…

SAP Teched 2011,Bangalore – Big stage, Big expectations


SAP Teched Bangalore has already  kicked off with the innojam on mobility theme. I am not there in person, but several friends are, and I am getting near real time updates 🙂 . I was seriously thrilled to see that SAP expects more than 10000 people to show up for the event. I am guessing…

SAP HANA vs ORACLE Exalytics – My initial thoughts


I was in Dallas this week for some training, when ORACLE announced Exalytics. Here are my initial thoughts for whatever they are worth. 1.  In terms of vision – I think SAP scores.  SAP has clearly articulated how HANA will evolve, and they have stuck to their guns. ORCL roadmap for exalytics is not exactly…

Enterprise Apps – Change the rules, or they will change you


Everyone and his neighbor is convinced – including me – that future of enterprise software is in apps. However that does not mean the world will change tomorrow to a happy place. Here are half a dozen things that rush to my mind, in no particular order. It is a Sunday morning, and I only…