Cloud tips from Canada’s tech CFOs

What does cloud technology mean for businesses today? How you answer that question depends very much on your perspective - and your position within your organization affects that perspective. Chief finance officers (CFOs)

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 21st, 2014 Brian Jackson

Expensify targets Concur customers with free service offer

When you're No. 2, you try harder, according to the old rental car company ad. David Barrett, founder and CEO of travel and expense management service Expensify, says he's taken that to heart

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 30th, 2014 Dave Webb

SAP acquires Concur to boost its cloud presence

SAP America Inc., a subsidiary of German multinational company SAP SE, is going to acquire Concur Technologies Inc. in a deal worth $8.3 billion U.S., helping the software maker get into the corporate

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 19th, 2014 Candice So

How to choose the right cloud ERP

When it comes time to evaluate the plethora of enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions, making a decision can be intimidating for any company. With the advent of cloud-based delivery or software as a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 6th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Canada’s IT labour shortage: Challenges and opportunities

The productivity gap in Canada is widening. At the same time, the Canadian IT market is experiencing increased demand, yet has a serious forecasted labour shortage. In a research note released by IDC

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 31st, 2014 Brian Clendenin

Sales reps no longer fount of information, SAP and Harvard report says

Salespeople and marketers – your role as dispensers of data and information on the products you’re selling may be coming to an end. That’s one of the conclusions of a new report from

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 18th, 2014 Candice So

Top performing employees know the value of a mentor: SAP chief learning officer

Many successful companies use mentoring to address complex workforce challenges such as improving productivity and retaining top talent. Corporate mentoring is on the rise and is being driven more and more these days

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 10th, 2014 Brian Clendenin

SAP upgrades HANA and forges new cloud partnerships

SAP doubled down on HANA as its future technology platform for running all of its own applications, plus integrating with partners and customers as it announced a major update to its in-memory database

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 4th, 2014 Brian Jackson

SAP makes Fiori UX free for all customers

Customers of SAP AG's software will now be able to give those enterprise resource planning (ERP) and customer relationship management (CRM) tools a facelift for free of charge. At Tuesday's opening keynote of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 3rd, 2014 Brian Jackson

IBM acquires Silverpop to add to its marketing automation arsenal

IBM Corp. is scooping up Silverpop Systems Inc., a marketing automation software provider based in the U.S., as part of its bid to bolster its marketing offerings. It did not disclose the terms

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 11th, 2014 Candice So

Adobe partners with SAP to arrange CIO-CMO ‘shotgun wedding’

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH - Adobe Inc. and Walldorf, Germany-based SAP AG announced a new reseller partnership on Tuesday that Adobe described as a bridge between the CIO and the CMO. At the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 25th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Telus uses SAP Jam as ‘glue’ in corporate culture transformation

Since joining Telus Corp. five years ago as the head of learning and collaboration, Dan Pontefract has since acquired an interesting new job title as he seeks to architect a new company culture

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 25th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Denver Broncos to defeat Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl: big data analysis

The Denver Broncos will win this weekend's Super Bowl XLVIII contest against the Seattle Seahawks, enterprise software firm SAP AG is predicting. The German-based business software vendor did what any football fan looking

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 31st, 2014 Brian Jackson

Yes Virginia, you can resell software licenses but only in Europe!

It's just after Christmas and with the holiday spirit in mind, I want to let that "software" Santa is alive and well but only in Europe! So what's this about? Many organizations have

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 14th, 2014 Catherine Aczel Boivie