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  • Supply chain helps keep 7-Eleven open 24/7

    If your organisation has close to 400 locations across the country and is adding up to 25 new ones a year, you can bet the supply chain a and tight grip on internal IT compliance are important. And indeed it is for 7-Eleven Stores Pty Ltd, the local arm of the global 7-Eleven convenience store behemoth.

    Written by Tim Lohman13 Jan. 10 11:25
  • SAP plays up sustainability angle

    Organizations seeking ways to conserve energy and profit from being green may find the true gains won’t come from "greening" their data centers, but rather by maximizing the efficiency of their supply chains, said Peter Graf, the chief sustainability officer for SAP.

    Written by Joab Jackson12 Jan. 10 06:17
  • No quick resolution likely for SAP KPI saga

    SAP's attempt to convince users that its Enterprise Support service provides enough value to justify a higher price tag may drag on well into 2010.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus04 Dec. 09 09:04
  • SAP readying potential Google Wave rival

    SAP is planning to release a "virtual war room" decision-making tool dubbed Constellation, which could be a potential rival to Google's heralded Wave collaboration platform.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus02 Dec. 09 04:23
  • SAP Enterprise Support KPI project leader and sponsor resign

    SAP's joint project with user groups to demonstrate the value for money of its Enterprise Support program is still on track, the company said Friday, despite the resignation of the two user group members leading the project.

    Written by Peter Sayer30 Nov. 09 06:05
  • Momentum builds for open content management standard

    A proposed standard meant to help content management systems communicate with each other has steady momentum, and an initial version could be finalized early next year.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus24 Nov. 09 08:55
  • SAP, HP to deepen ties around BI

    SAP and its long-time partner Hewlett-Packard will announce plans to more closely link their technologies for BI (business intelligence) and data warehousing.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus10 Oct. 09 07:36
  • SAP, make apps with Google Wave

    Google's Wave communication and collaboration platform is getting early interest from enterprise application vendors like and SAP.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus01 Oct. 09 06:56
  • New app deepens SAP ties to LinkedIn

    SAP and the business social-networking site LinkedIn have partnered on an application that will let users integrate their LinkedIn and SAP Community profiles.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus01 Oct. 09 05:57
  • SAP offers 'free' CRM for ERP buyers

    SAP said this week that midsize companies that purchase the Business All-in-One suite or SAP ERP will also receive its CRM (customer relationship management) application.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus28 Sept. 09 10:30
  • NTT Data buys up Extend Technologies

    Tokyo-based NTT Data has completed its acquisition of Australian SAP services and consulting business, Extend Technologies. NTT Data acquired a 51 per cent shareholding in Extend, establishing a presence for the company in the Oceania region for the first time.

    Written by Computerworld Staff31 Aug. 09 15:01
  • Oracle demands information from Rimini Street

    Oracle wants Rimini Street, provider of third-party support for enterprise applications, to reveal the details of its business model in connection with Oracle's ongoing intellectual-property litigation against rival SAP, according to documents filed last week in U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus28 Aug. 09 04:04
  • Forrester: SAP, others will make analytics acquisitions

    IBM's recently announced plans to buy SPSS, maker of specialized analytics software, will result in a wave of further consolidation in the space, according to a new Forrester Research report.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus21 Aug. 09 02:11