Jun 2017 - Market Perspective - Doc # US42736417
SAP SAPPHIRE NOW 2017: Course Correction on Licensing and a Race to Deliver Intelligent Applications
By: Henry D. Morris, Amy Konary, Mickey North RizzaProgram Vice President, Enterprise Applications and Digital Commerce, David SchubmehlResearch Director, Cognitive/Artificial Intelligence Systems, Raymond BoggsProgram Vice President, Small and Medium Business Research, Gard LittleResearch Director, Global Services Markets and Trends, Margaret AdamSenior Program Director, IDC’s European Channels and Alliances program
This IDC Market Perspective discusses SAP SAPPHIRE NOW 2017 held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, from May 16 to 18, 2017.
"At this year's SAPSAPPHIRE NOW conference, SAP showed good progress in key areas. These include licensing policies to enable indirect access, delivery of intelligent applications and the SAP Data Network, broadening of the SAP Leonardo program, and a new release of SAP S/4HANA public cloud edition containing the copilot UX." — Henry D. Morris, IDC Fellow, Big Data, Analytics, and Cognitive Software research
Cognitive/Artificial Intelligence Systems , Data as a Service , Digital Business Models and Monetization , Digital Commerce , Enterprise Applications , Enterprise Applications and Digital Commerce , European Channels and Alliances , European Enterprise Applications , IT Consulting and Systems Integration Strategies , SaaS and Cloud Software , Small and Medium Business Markets , Software Channels and Ecosystems