Teams in the final phase
For Georg, Emad, Daniela and their teams every hour counts now. During a tough night of coding they are building a new app based on an idea. After the initial euphoria all teams are struggling with unexpected obstacles. Who will win SAP InnoJam at CeBIT 2014? Watch part two of our series.
SAP Start-Up Focus
Have you ever set up your own company? On gut feeling, without much capital or experience? Well, Dan Somers and Alexander Gossmann have. With innovative ideas in their heads and the SAP Startup Focus program at their side. At CeBIT, both of them showed how they are shaking up their industry. Read more »
On a mission: defending the title
Georg Krenn is one of 108 students from 15 countries who compete for the title at SAP InnoJam at CeBIT Hannover. Georg is last year’s winner. The participants’ task: to develop an all new app within 32 hours. We will accompany participants and feature the competition in an own series of YouTube clips. Today’s episode shows the teams getting together – still looking fit and well rested. This will surely change tomorrow.
Fast IT isn’t an end in itself. It helps us do things that we couldn’t do before. For example, startup Celonis helps companies with SAP HANA to shed light on the darkness that can surround business processes. The company’s founder, Bastian Nominacher, had plenty to report on stage at CeBIT. Read more »
SAP customers can now design their own custom-tailored software easily themselves – together with IT experts. The SAP AppHaus in Heidelberg is a creative environment where new, innovative products come to life through collaboration and design thinking. User interface manager Tobias Haug presented the concept at CeBIT. Read more »
SAP Think Tank
For decades now, software developers have been in a neck-in-neck race with data spies. The Hasso-PIattner-Institute (HPI) in Potsdam is currently developing a solution based on SAP HANA that could help companies win the battle against hackers. Its working title: Real-Time Event Monitoring and Analytics System (REAMS). Read more »
Social networks have become a fact of life for many companies. Employees are amazed by the new possibilities they open up, project managers are thrilled to have leaner processes. Sameer Patel, head of Enterprise Social Software at SAP, gave a powerful presentation at CeBIT today illustrating just how companies can benefit from purpose driven collaboration. Read more »
FIFA Soccer World Cup
There’s good news for fans of the German national soccer team: The squad will be taking a very special item of luggage with them on their journey to Brazil. Oliver Bierhoff, the team’s manager, was at the SAP booth earlier today to reveal more. The German team, he explained, would be using analytics software from SAP to optimize its pre-match preparations. And it would also be relying on the software to deliver feedback in the form of detailed statistics on player and team performance straight after every game.