Page 145

The breadth of the SAP portfolio is legendary of course with capabilities spanning ERP, procurement, CRM, HR, MRP and so on you’d be hard put to identify any weakness. There will doubtless continue to be smaller acquisitions as the potential of technologies like AI and IoT are realized, but from here on in, SAP can concentrate on its core mission. “The journey for so many of our customers is digital transformation. SAP is helping them all the way, from finding the right place for them to start to deploy some solutions to implementing them. Some of the companies we work with are already through that journey; others are not. With 425,000 customers in 180 countries it’s not surprising they are on different timetables!” The acquisition program since 2010 has hugely expanded what he calls SAP’s addressable markets. “We have crafted a strategy to ensure our customers go through their digital transformation and move to the cloud successfully, deploying SAP technology to become the best businesses they can be.”

w w w.busi ne ssc hief. com

145

Profile for Business Chief USA

Business Chief USA Magazine – April 2019  

Business Chief USA Magazine – April 2019