SuccessFactors’ new Intelligent Services aim to help smooth over staffing changes

LAS VEGAS - Have you seen a new hire come in on their first day only to discover they don't have a place to sit, a phone to use, or any inkling of

Published on: August 12th, 2015 Brian Jackson

SuccessFactors plans to rebrand beleagured Platinum Support

LAS VEGAS - SAP's cloud-based human resources software suite SuccessFactors plans to do away with its oft-complained about Platinum Support plan, replacing it with a different care plan that costs the same but

Published on: August 11th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Made in Canada software helping to power the Cricket World Cup

While Canada may not have made it officially to the Cricket World Cup, many Canadians were glued to their televisions, and software developed by SAP SE in Canada helped to power the matches.

Published on: March 30th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

How the NHL is taking content-based marketing and partnering beyond video

TORONTO – If you want to get Canadians to attend a morning keynote on the second day of a conference, make it about hockey. Canada’s national sport was front and centre for the

Published on: March 12th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Was Gordie Howe or Wayne Gretzky the better player? Ask SAP

National Hockey League teams are embracing analytics for a competitive edge and now fans will get a small taste, thanks to a new partnership between the NHL and German business software vendor SAP

Published on: February 23rd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

SAP rolls out S/4 Hana and reinvents its business suite for the enterprise

SAP SE is rolling out a new version of its business suite, aimed at giving enterprise companies a revamped platform that will help them grow their customer base. In an announcement Tuesday in

Published on: February 3rd, 2015 Candice So

SAP launches tool for marketers using Facebook

SAP SE has launched a new product for marketers, tapping directly into Facebook’s Custom Audiences feature to target people on the social network. On Monday, SAP said it would be rolling out its

Published on: November 13th, 2014 Candice So

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

Published on: July 10th, 2014 Brian Clendenin