PaaS for SaaS: Oracle’s platform provides evergreen Fusion Apps
Oracle's cloud story has many facets. The common thread, however, is the glue in between, or platform (PaaS). That, according to Cormac Watters, EVP Applications EMEA at Oracle, is where everything comes together. In other words, "the strength of Oracle is all of it." What does he mean by this?
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Manhattan Associates provides supply chain software, is it more than a fancy name?
When you think of Manhattan Associates, you might think of an expensive law firm or accounting specialist. However, it is the fancy name of an American software provider specialising in supply chain. Of all the solutions we have seen in the market, Manhattan has perfected its processes in the tinie... Read more
Workday opts for business-safe AI: transparent and users have full control
Workday has integrated AI into the centre of its platform. In this way, the company thinks it is future-proof. In 2023, investments in AI are, however, no longer a distinguishing factor for an IT company. Workday is, therefore, trying to differentiate itself further by emphasizing business-safe AI ... Read more
SAP brings generative AI to developers with Build Code
With Build Code, generative AI assistant Joule is coming to low-code environment Build, to ease collaboration between pro coders and citizen developers.
According to SAP CTO Juergen Mueller, current market conditions call for every developer to be a Generative AI Developer. He sees in generative... Read more
NetSuite SuiteWorld 2023 keynote; do more with less
Today NetSuite kicks off its annual customer event, SuiteWorld 2023, again in Las Vegas. NetSuite is now 25 years old, and founder and now executive vice president of Oracle NetSuite, Evan Goldberg, kicks off the keynote. Based on the pre-briefings, SuiteWorld 2023 is primarily about doing more wit... Read more
From Rookie to Result: integrating S/4HANA Cloud Public Edition with ChatGPT using SAP BTP/CPI
Recently I got inspired by some blogs explaining how to integrate SAP S/4HANA OnPrem with ChatGPT – using 3rd party tools such as MS-Azure.
Since more then a decade I have my focus on “pure Public Cloud ERP” and hence on SAP S/4HANA Cloud Public Edition. Also my focus is on midmarket and s... Read more
Why Cloud ERP Is Right For Your Scaleup
As key enablers of unlocking value, founders, CEOs, and entrepreneurs exercise tremendous influence over their scaleup's future. They continually fine-tune business operations and financial performance by combining people, processes, and technologies as a foundation for change management.
Yet, t... Read more
Microsoft and Oracle extend partnership with Oracle Database@Azure
Microsoft and Oracle expand collaboration and make Oracle hardware and software available in Azure datacenters.
Larry Ellison, the founder of Oracle, said he was at Microsoft's Redmond, Washington, facility today for the first time in his life. He was there visiting Satya Nadella, Microsoft's CE... Read more
How Mid-Sized Companies Are Making the Migration to S/4HANA Work
With its latest “Grow with SAP” program, the ERP manufacturer aims to establish the public cloud as the standard platform for S/4HANA. Things are looking bright as skepticism about public cloud models is fading.
It will be at least another four years before maintenance for SAP ERP will be ph... Read more
Microsoft brings Copilot to more Dynamics 365 ERP solutions
Microsoft is expanding the generative AI capabilities of Dynamics 365 Copilot. With it, it aims to automate difficult tasks and allow employees to become more productive.
The expansion of generative AI functionality to more Dynamics 365 solutions makes sense. Earlier, Dynamics 365 Copilot was an... Read more
Knowledge23: Do people now know what ServiceNow is and does?
This year ServiceNow hosted another global Knowledge event, the last one was four years ago. A lot has changed since 2019, for example, the company is now four times bigger and has twice as many products. Also, Bill McDermott is now at the helm as CEO, which provides new momentum and possibly even ... Read more
Oracle’s strategy for generative AI revolves around infrastructure and apps
Oracle has multiple large AI projects. The company finds generative AI appealing as well. Yet Oracle does not seem to be entering the race for the best AI chatbot, as OpenAI, Microsoft and Google do. Oracle is looking at different strategies. It provides the underlying infrastructure for AI and is ... Read more