How Data Turned a Doctor Into a Hero

October 21, 2015
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As a cholera epidemic ravaged Victorian London, a young doctor stopped the outbreak based on a hunch. Dr. John Snow was a pioneer in the use of data analytics. The healthcare revolution he began over 150 years ago is still going on, and SAP is an integral part of it. Video Doctor Snow

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Digging Deeper Into Details

August 4, 2015
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With its newest flagship SAP S/4HANA – the 4th generation business suite – SAP redefined its core product. Only six months after the launch, more than 370 customers already adopted the new product. With SAP S/4HANA, customers get real-time insights into their business for easier decision making, resulting in more flexible business processes. Moreover it […]

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Big Data with Taut Sails

August 4, 2015
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For the first time all boats competing in the annual Travemuende Week regatta were tracked and sailing data analyzed by SAP. Germany’s second largest sailing event saw more than 200 races, with 1,000 competitors sailing 250,000 nautical miles and generating more than 50 million single GPS data fixes. And in the process, SAP Cloud set […]

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Healthcare gets the IT Treatment

February 23, 2015
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Information Technology is playing an ever greater role in healthcare, from helping doctors improve outcomes by tailoring treatment to an individual patient through DNA sequencing, to developing new and more effective drugs with fewer side effects.

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Healthcare gets the IT Treatment

February 23, 2015

Information Technology is playing an ever greater role in healthcare, from helping doctors improve outcomes by tailoring treatment to an individual patient through DNA sequencing, to developing new and more effective drugs with fewer side effects.
But there is another important, though perhaps less visible, way in which IT is being used to improve the efficiency […]

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Decoding the Human Proteome with SAP HANA to Better Fight Disease

January 29, 2015

Scientists at the Technical University Munich made a major advance in basic research by building a map of the human proteome. This could help in the future to fight diseases like cancer, diabetes, dementia and others.
If you want to understand a cell’s structure you have to examine the proteins inside it. An infected cell […]

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Overcoming the Trust Deficit

January 6, 2015
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A wave of digitization is sweeping aside old business models, empowering citizens by increasing government transparency and enabling not-for-profits and other organizations with social agendas to make progress on some of the biggest challenges facing humankind today.
Like the agrarian and industrial revolutions that preceded it, the data-driven Network Economy has the potential to generate a […]

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Building the Business Network

December 4, 2014
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Sometimes in the heat of a mergers and acquisition moment, it is difficult to see the wood for the trees. The details obscure the bigger picture.
So it was in September when SAP announced the headline-grabbing $8.3bn acquisition of Concur, the leading cloud-based provider of travel and entertainment management software.

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Modi’s Attempts at Reforming the Obdurate Indian Bureaucracy

November 20, 2014

Indian bureaucracy is infamous, to put it mildly. Ask anyone who has requested a service from the government and they will tell you how long it takes, if the request is processed at all. Local businessmen are full of stories of approvals that didn’t arrive, even after paying bribes.

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Mobility now a ‘must’

November 19, 2014
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Mobility is becoming ubiquitous and that has major
implications not just for device makers and mobile operators, but for the
relationship between all companies and their customers, employees and partners.

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