Recent SAP blogs about Innovation


How can the Public Sector deploy Big Data? - Sector

If there’s one sector that stands to profit greatly from developments in the field of big data, then it must be the public sector. The industry perspective `Smoother, Faster, Cleaner, Safer: How Big Data’s Driving the 21st Century City’ shows why. Public authorities are born data collectors. They have access to an unparalleled amount of information, from the most diverse … Lees meer »

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From a ‘cell’ to a chameleon: the evolution of HR! - Human Resources

On 15 September last, Bruno Mettling, Orange’s deputy CEO in charge of Human Resources and internal communication, presented his report on the ‘transformations of work in the digital age’ at the Ministry of Labour in Paris. The report contains 36 proposals to adapt the rules and the organization of ‘work’, as a way of better facing the digital challenges ahead. … Lees meer »

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The Farm of the Future: The Digital Farm - Innovation

Digitization is everywhere today, even in farming. SAP has worked out a model for the digital farm – the farm of the future. Farming is an industry in which prices are continuously under pressure. The only way for farmers to survive is to cut costs. Automation is one way to do that, as it helps reduce the cost of manpower. … Lees meer »


Have you been amazed by The SAP Run Simple Truck during its BeLux Roadtrip? - Analytics Platform

“Simplicity is the shortest path to a solution”, quoted Mr. Ward Cunningham, inventor of the first Wiki. Just think about it! And this is exactly the path that SAP is choosing with our “Run Simple” strategy. Simplicity is the design principle of SAP’s next generation business suite S/4 HANA. To bring this message to our customers and show which opportunities … Lees meer »

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Digital Innovation in Banking and Insurance: Challenges and Routes - Sector

Digital banking and insurance means more than just going paperless. Most great companies are already offering a new and improved customer experience and delivering faster and more efficient services. Digital banking has been around for years, with many experts calling it the cure for the shattered banking industry after the recent financial crisis. And they may be right indeed. However, … Lees meer »

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“Brothers in Arms”: Big Data & Analytics at the BA4ALL Summit - Analytics

The Survey on the Big Data & Analytics summit by BA4ALL quotes: “34% of company’s take day to day strategic decisions based on data and analysis …… an additional 28% state data and analysis form the basis for any decision taking”. Intriguing figures that triggered BA4ALL to further explore Big Data and Analytics on their summit on May 19th. Over 190 … Lees meer »


Let’s dream of a Belgian push towards the data driven economy - Platform

On March 26 was Belgian’s Data Innovation week with on one side the 2nd Annual European Data Economy Conference of Forum Europe and one day later the Data Innovation Summit organized by During that last one, I personally had the chance to present some very well received and inspiring Internet of Things customer cases.       Among them:   … Lees meer »

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Transforming your business by using Value First principle - Platform

Many companies I engage with crave innovations, which can deliver immediate value without having to wait for the complete transformation of their underlying IT landscape. However for years traditional IT thinking has been to consolidate the core and obtain consistent master data across the different systems, as a prerequisite for more innovative business solutions. Through the implementation of the HANA … Lees meer »

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Digital transformation: is your industry already impacted? - Sector

I recently attended the SAPience User Day, an annual event of SAPience, the Belgian SAP user group. The theme of the day was ‘Think hard, START SIMPLE’ and the agenda was packed with remarkable customer testimonials, intermixed with SAP presentations on how our solutions such as S/4HANA, Simple Finance, SAP Business Networks and SAP’s customer engagement and commerce offering, can … Lees meer »

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Entering into the 4th industrial revolution: Internet of Things paving the way for new business models and customer’s experience! - Future of Work

Today’s world is changing fast. People today spend a considerable amount of time on the internet and are constantly connected via social media. By 2020 around 4 billion people will be connected to the internet and interacting with each other.* Not only people, but also billions of devices are already connected to the internet. And with devices, we refer to … Lees meer »